Cover: Lyndon Baines Johnson and farm family. Courtesy LBJ Library, photo by Austin American-Statesman. In this issue, historian Mitchell Lerner explores the influence of LBJ’s upbringing in poverty-stricken Blanco County, Texas, on his political outlook in “‘Almost a Populist’: Texas, the South, and the Rise of Lyndon Baines Johnson.”
“ALMOST A POPULIST”: TEXAS, THE SOUTH, AND THE RISE OF LYNDON BAINES JOHNSON
By Mitchell Lerner
COMMUNITY BONDS IN THE BAYOU CITY: FREE BLACKS AND LOCAL REPUTATION IN EARLY HOUSTON
By John Garrison Marks
THE DOWELL FAMILY PAPERS: THE SPLINTERING OF AN ARCHIVAL TREASURE
By David B. Gracy II
Thomas E. Alexander and Dan K. Utley, Faded Glory: A Century of Forgotten Texas Military Sites, Then and Now.
BY T. LINDSAY BAKER
Cynthia Brandimarte and Angela Reed, Texas State Parks and the CCC: The Legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps.
BY RONALD C. BROWN
Dan K. Utley and Cynthia J. Beeman, History along the Way: Stories beyond the Texas Roadside Markers.
BY DAVID G. MCCOMB
Heather Green Wooten, Old Red: Pioneering Medical Education in Texas.
BY WATSON ARNOLD
Karen Hess Rogers, Lee Pecht, and Alan Harris Bath, Rice University: One Hundred Years in Pictures.
BY RONALD C. BROWN
Kenneth L. Untiedt, ed., First Timers and Old Timers: The Texas Folklore Society Fire Burns On.
BY LONN TAYLOR
Peter L. Eidenbach, An Atlas of Historic New Mexico Maps, 1550–1941.
BY CAMERON L. SAFFELL
David Yetman, Conflict in Colonial Sonora: Indians, Priests, and Settlers.
BY ROLAND RODRÍGUEZ
Samuel J. Watson, Jackson’s Sword: The Army Officer Corps on the American Frontier, 1810–1821.
BY ROBERT WOOSTER
Robert J. Willoughby, The Brothers Robidoux and the Opening of the American West.
BY FRANCIS X. GALÁN
Russell M. Lawson, Frontier Naturalist: Jean Louis Berlandier and the Exploration of Northern Mexico and Texas.
BY JOSÉ MARÍA HERRERA
Amy S. Greenberg, A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico.
BY JANNE LAHTI
James M. Schmidt, Galveston and the Civil War: An Island in the Maelstrom.
BY BRETT J. DERBES
The Great Hanging at Gainesville, 1862: The Accounts of Thomas Barrett and George Washington Diamond.
BY KANISORN WONGSRICHANALAI
Peter R. Rose, The Reckoning: The Triumph of Order on the Texas Outlaw Frontier.
BY BRANDON JETT
John Boessenecker, When Law Was in the Holster: The Frontier Life of Bob Paul.
BY BROOKE WIBRACHT
Peter Pagnamenta, Prairie Fever: British Aristocrats in the American West, 1830–1890.
BY KEVIN Z. SWEENEY
Janne Lahti, Cultural Construction of Empire: The U.S. Army in Arizona and New Mexico.
BY GARY L. CHEATHAM
Thomas C. Maroukis, The Peyote Road: Religious Freedom and the Native American Church.
BY WILLIAM M. CLEMENTS
Kate Sayens Kirkland, Captain James A. Baker of Houston, 1857–1941.
BY JOSEPH ABEL
Jeffrey Marcos Garcílazo, Traqueros: Mexican Railroad Workers in the United States, 1870–1930.
BY MARC SIMON RODRIGUEZ
Matthew Gritter, Mexican Inclusion: The Origins of Anti-Discrimination Policy in Texas and the Southwest.
BY CYNTHIA E. OROZCO
David Montejano, Sancho’s Journal: Exploring the Political Edge with the Brown Berets.
BY JUAN R. BURIEL
Gordon K. Mantler, Power to the Poor: Black-Brown Coalition and the Fight for Economic Justice, 1960–1974.
By NEIL FOLEY
María Antonietta Berriozába, María, Daughter of Immigrants.
By TERESA PALOMO ACOSTA
Michael L. Gillette, Lady Bird Johnson: An Oral History.
By MARY BRENNAN
Melodie A. Cuate, Journey to Plum Creek.
By DEBORAH BLOYS HARDIN
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