Southwestern Historical Quarterly: Vol. CXXIV, No. 1, July 2020

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Southwestern Historical Quarterly

Published since 1897, Southwestern Historical Quarterly is the oldest continuously published scholarly journal in Texas, bringing the latest research in Texas history to a wide audience of history lovers and scholars. The Quarterly also regularly publishes edited and annotated historical documents.


“Our Local Board of Health Asserts that No Epidemic of Any Kind Exists in San Antonio”: State vs. Local Expertise in the 1903 Yellow Fever Quarantine
By Ana Luisa Martínez-Catsam

The Catholic Church in the Diocese of Galveston-Houston and Desegregation, 1945–1984
By Mark Newman

Rebuilding the Mayfield Mercantile Company: Architecture and Commerce in Sonora, Texas, c. 1900
By Richard B. Wright

Book Reviews

The Gulf of Mexico: A Maritime History by John S. Sledge
By Gene Allen Smith, Nancy Baker Jones

Big Wonderful Thing: A History of Texas by Stephen Harrigan
By Randolph “Mike” Campbell

The Art of Texas: 250 Years ed. by Ron Tyler
By Bonnie A. Campbell

Making a Hand: The Art of H. D. Bugbee by Michael R. Grauer
By Ron Tyler

Photographing Texas: The Swartz Brothers, 1880–1918 by Richard F. Selcer
By Brian Cervantez

The Intimate Frontier: Friendship and Civil Society in Northern New Spain by Ignacio Martínez
By Jean A. Stuntz

Nación Genízara: Ethnogenesis, Place, and Identity in New Mexico ed. by Moises Gonzales and Enrique R. Lamadrid
By Rob Martinez

The Gods of Indian Country: Religion and the Struggle for the American West by Jennifer Graber
By Dale Stover

Frontiers in the Gilded Age: Adventure, Capitalism, and Dispossession from Southern Africa to the U.S–Mexican Borderlands, 1880–1917 by Andrew Offenburger
By Alicia M. Dewey

Postcards from the Chihuahua Border: Revisiting a Pictorial Past, 1900s–1950s by Daniel D. Arreola
By Rita Marie Velasco

Fanáticos, Exiles, and Spies: Revolutionary Failures on the US–Mexico Border, 1923–1930 by Julian F. Dodson
By Julia G. Young

Border Land, Border Water: A History of Construction on the US–Mexico Divide by C. J. Alvarez
By Mark Cioc-Ortega

Two Suns of the Southwest: Lyndon Johnson, Barry Goldwater, and the 1964 Battle Between Liberalism and Conservatism by Nancy Beck Young
By Kevin Jon Fernlund

The King of Adobe: Reies López Tijerina, Lost Prophet of the Chicano Movement by Lorena Oropeza
By Ignacio M. García

The Meanest Man in Congress: Jack Brooks and the Making of an American Century by Timothy McNulty and Brendan McNulty
By Nancy Beck Young

A Man Absolutely Sure of Himself: Texan George Washington Littlefield by David B. Gracy II
By M. Scott Sosebee

Texas Ranger Lee Hall: From the Red River to the Rio Grande by Chuck Parsons
By Bob Cavendish

Wrecked Lives and Lost Souls: Joe Lynch Davis and the Last of the Oklahoma Outlaws by Jerry Thompson
By Kathleen P. Chamberlain

Outriders: Rodeo at the Fringes of the American West by Rebecca Scofield
By Jeannette Vaught

Delivered by Midwives: African American Midwifery in the Twentieth-Century South by Jenny Luke
By Megan Seaholm

Published: July 2020