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Southwestern Historical Quarterly: Vol. CXXV, No. 1, July 2021


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Southwestern Historical Quarterly


Front Cover: Smoke billows from the SS Amoco Virginia on November 8, 1959. Photo courtesy of the Houston Fire Memorial. In the article “Explosions and Fires at the Ports of Texas City and Houston: A Comparative Analysis of Waterside-Landside Crises, 1947–2019,” historian Eric Pearson discusses the causes and consequences of the SS Amoco Virginia fire and other accidents on the Houston Ship Channel. 

Articles
Explosions and Fires at the Ports of Texas City and Houston: A Comparative Analysis of Waterside-Landside Crises, 1947–2019 
By Eric Pearson

The 1870 Military Investigation into the Complaints against William Longworth, Radical Republican County Judge of Wilson County, Texas
By Dale Baum

“Greed for Land”: W. W. Ashe and the Environmental Roots of the 1921 Flood in Central Texas
By Char Miller


Published: July 2021