Traces of Texas’ Throwback Thursday: Quanah Parker and Three of His Wives

Traces of Texas’ Throwback Thursday: Quanah Parker and Three of His Wives

Comanche leader Quanah Parker with three of his eight wives at his “Star House” in what is now Cache, Oklahoma, 1892.

Netflix’s ‘Cheer’ Returns to the Mat for Season 2

Netflix’s ‘Cheer’ Returns to the Mat for Season 2

Trigger Warning: This post touches on the sexual misconduct allegations against former Navarro College cheerleader, Jerry Harris.

Traces of Texas’ Throwback Thursday: Pappy O’Daniel’s Giant BBQ

Traces of Texas’ Throwback Thursday: Pappy O’Daniel’s Giant BBQ

Former Gov. Wilbert Lee “Pappy” O’Daniel was an iconic Texas character. When he was inaugurated in 1941, he held a giant barbecue at the governor’s mansion in Austin, serving 40,000 pounds of meat.

Traces of Texas’ Throwback Thursday: Cowboys on Turkey Track Ranch

Traces of Texas’ Throwback Thursday: Cowboys on Turkey Track Ranch

The iconic Turkey Track Ranch located just north of Amarillo recently went up for sale.

Traces of Texas’ Throwback Thursday: A Woman and Her Calves

Traces of Texas’ Throwback Thursday: A Woman and Her Calves

Traces of Texas reader Daphne Hatcher sent in this nifty photo of her mom, Hazel Harbison Roehr, mugging for the camera while wearing her dad’s boots, hat, and gun belt, and posing with her calves.

Traces of Texas’ Throwback Thursday: A Newlywed Couple in Swisher

Traces of Texas’ Throwback Thursday: A Newlywed Couple in Swisher

Traces of Texas reader Kim Crumbley graciously shared this 1910 photo of her great-grandparents on their wedding day in Swisher, located in the Panhandle.

Traces of Texas’ Throwback Thursday: Election Day in Eastland

Traces of Texas’ Throwback Thursday: Election Day in Eastland

Election Day in the North Texas town of Eastland in the early 1890s. This photo was sent in by Janice Chambers.

Traces of Texas’ Throwback Thursday: Stude’s Bakery and Confectionery

Traces of Texas’ Throwback Thursday: Stude’s Bakery and Confectionery

This picture taken in Houston in about 1890 shows Stude’s Bakery and Confectionery. Alphonse Stude, a prominent businessman and Houston booster, owned the shop.

Traces of Texas’ Throwback Thursday: Matador Land and Cattle Company

Traces of Texas’ Throwback Thursday: Matador Land and Cattle Company

Claud Jefferies works with a bronco at the Matador Land and Cattle Company, a ranch established in 1878 in Motley County where the Upper, Middle, and Lower Pease rivers flow.

Traces of Texas’ Throwback Thursday: Coca-Cola Delivery near Sabinal

Traces of Texas’ Throwback Thursday: Coca-Cola Delivery near Sabinal

Every week, Traces of Texas sends us a vintage photo to share for Throwback Thursday.
Traces of Texas reader Courtney Kennedy kindly sent in this circa-1915 photo of his grandfather delivering Coca-Cola in the area around Sabinal in South Texas.

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