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Photo: Vintage Postcard Depicts Galveston’s Seawall Boulevard in the 1940s

Photo: Vintage Postcard Depicts Galveston’s Seawall Boulevard in the 1940s

The balmy excitement of a summer evening on Seawall Boulevard suffuses this vintage Galveston postcard. While the ... Read More »

A Relative of German Settlers Retraces Her Ancestors’ Arduous Path to the Texas Hill Country

A Relative of German Settlers Retraces Her Ancestors’ Arduous Path to the Texas Hill Country

am the daughter-in-law of German settlers who arrived in Indianola, now underwater but once an immigration hub and ... Read More »

In San Angelo, A Celebration Remembers the Mysterious ‘Lady in Blue,’ Who Evangelized to Jumanos

In San Angelo, A Celebration Remembers the Mysterious ‘Lady in Blue,’ Who Evangelized to Jumanos

The young Franciscan nun in the cobalt-colored cloak was, quite literally, a vision in blue to the Jumano Indians ... Read More »

Death of Singer Leon Rausch Marks the End of an Era in Western Swing

Death of Singer Leon Rausch Marks the End of an Era in Western Swing

Hired by Bob Wills in 1958, Leon Rausch was the voice of the Texas Playboys for six decades, so his death Tuesday ... Read More »

Ullberg’s Oversized Wildlife Sculptures Wow at Retrospective Exhibit in Corpus Christi

Ullberg’s Oversized Wildlife Sculptures Wow at Retrospective Exhibit in Corpus Christi

Size matters—not only in the jungle but in the civilized world and the medium of wildlife sculpture—a truth amply ... Read More »

One Man’s Half-Century Project to Heal a Hill Country Landscape Created a Legacy Reaching Far Beyond His Fenceline

One Man’s Half-Century Project to Heal a Hill Country Landscape Created a Legacy Reaching Far Beyond His Fenceline

In 1969, a San Antonio fried-chicken tycoon was struck by a life-changing idea: He would find, buy, and heal “the ... Read More »

Laguna Gloria Debuts its $3 Million Renovation

Laguna Gloria Debuts its $3 Million Renovation

The Austin sculpture park upgrades its entrance with a new café and more Read More > Read More »

New Exhibits Debut at National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame in Fort Worth

New Exhibits Debut at National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame in Fort Worth

New exhibits at the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame extend the Fort Worth institution’s examination of the Read More »

Photo: The Texas Basket Company in the 1930s

Photo: The Texas Basket Company in the 1930s

This undated photo of a Crystal City farmer driving a truck packed with spinach baskets hangs on an office wall at ... Read More »

To Hook ’Em,  or To Gig ’Em? A Son Schools His Father on a College Tour

To Hook ’Em, or To Gig ’Em? A Son Schools His Father on a College Tour

The night before I take my oldest son to visit Texas A&M, my wife comes home to find me watching The Blind Side. ... Read More »

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