Cover: "The Tree of Temperance," Currier & Ives lithograph, c. 1872. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. The tree features such "fruits" as "hope," "wisdom," and "faith." Included below the lithograph are verses from the Bible. In this issue of the Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Joseph Locke explores how the growing power of the temperance movement in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries contributed to a greater acceptance of overt Christianity in Texas politics with his article "Conquering Salem: The Triumph of the Christian Vision in Turn-of-the-Twentieth-Century Texas."
CONQUERING SALEM: THE TRIUMPH OF THE CHRISTIAN VISION IN TURN-OF-THE-TWENTIETH-CENTURY TEXAS
By Joseph Locke
THE LIFE AND WORK OF DR. BEADIE EUGENE CONNER: AN AFRICAN AMERICAN PHYSICIAN IN JIM CROW TEXAS
By Keith Volanto
Notes and Documents
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By Frank W. Kiel, M.D.
Thad Sitton, Gray Ghosts and Red Rangers: American Hilltop Fox Chasing.
BY LONN TAYLOR
Scott Cook, Handmade Brick for Texas: A Mexican Border Industry, It Workers, and Its Business.
BY GEORGE T. DÍAZ
Mónica Perales and Raúl Ramos, eds., Recovering the Hispanic History of Texas.
BY ARMANDO ALONZO
Sam W. Haynes, Unfinished Revolution: The Early American Republican in a British World.
BY ALAN TULLY
David M. Emmons, Beyond the American Pale: The Irish in the West, 1845–1910.
BY PATRICK FOLEY
Richard B. McCaslin, Fighting Stock: “Rip” Ford of Texas.
BY JAMES SMALLWOOD
Jerry Thompson, ed., Tejanos in Gray: Civil War Letters of Captains Joseph Raphael de la Garza and Manuel Yturri.
BY RICHARD B. MCCASLIN
Bruce Glasrud, ed., Brothers to Buffalo Soldiers: Perspectives on the African American Militia Volunteers.
BY GARNA CHRISTIAN
Jan Reid, Comanche Sundown: A Novel.
BY GLEN SAMPLE ELY
Edwin R. Sweeney, From Cochise to Geronimo: The Chiricahua Apaches, 1874–1886.
BY JANNE LAHTI
Kristina L. Southwell and John R. Lovett, Life at the Kiowa, Comanche, and Wichita Agency: The Photographs of Annette Ross Hume.
BY GARY CLAYTON ANDERSON
Rebecca Sharpless, Cooking in Other Women’s Kitchens: Domestic Workers in the South, 1865–1960.
BY CHERISSE JONES- BRANCH
R. A. Lawson, Jim Crow’s Counterculture: The Blues and Black Southerners, 1890–1945.
BY KEVIN E. MOONEY
D. Clayton Brown, King Cotton in Modern America: A Cultural, Political, and Economic History since 1945.
BY ERIC GRUVER
Robert Carriker, Urban Farming in the West: A New Deal Experiment in Subsistence Homesteads.
BY JAMES E. MCWILLIAMS
Gale Brennan Spencer, Last Farm Standing on Buttermilk Hill: Voelcker Roots Run Deep in Hardberger Park.
BY PAULA MARKS
Lydia R. Otero, La Calle: Spatial Conflicts and Urban Renewal in a Southwestern City.
BY CHAR MILLER
Michael L. Gillette, Launching the War on Poverty: An Oral History.
BY JEFFREY HELGESON
Don Looser, An Act of Providence: A History of Houston Baptist University, 1960–2010.
BY AMANDA BRESIE
Laird W. Bergad and Herbert S. Klein, Hispanics in the United States: A Demographic, Social, and Economic History, 1980–2005.
BY DARIUS ECHEVERRÍA
Red McCombs, Memoirs of a Texas Entrepreneur and Philanthropist.
BY JEFFREY OWENS