Texas Rangers with illegal moonshine stills found near Mexia. Freddie Pryor found this undated photo among his grandmother’s things after she died.
Gail Smith sent in this photograph of her grandfather, W.A. Oatman, rebuilding the Anderson Gift Store after a 1920 fire in downtown Marfa.
The old Oakland Heights mansion in Comanche was an elaborate pigeon roost by the time Farm Security Administration photographer Russell Lee documented it in 1939.
San Antonio’s Plinky Toepperwein was one of the greatest shooters of all time.
Famed female shooter Annie Oakley once told Plinky, “Mrs.
Traces of Texas reader Kathy Thornton kindly sent in this fantastic early 1940s image of a store in Westphalia.
An important historical event: the first Anderson County Courthouse on the day of the Freedmen’s First Vote in 1866.
Marine and his … girlfriend? friend? friend of little sister, who is just out of view?
On August 28, 2005, I was a little girl sitting in the back seat for the longest road trip of my life.
Traces of Texas reader Angie Bownds shared this remarkable 1910 photo of Galloway’s “Little Gem Confectionery & Ice Cream Parlor” on 4th Street between Sullivan and Patricio in Skidmore.
Traces of Texas reader Kyle Terry submitted this fascinating photo of the L.D. Heath family in 1905.