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Vintage Photo: Gone Fishing

Vintage Photo: Gone Fishing

World War I is over, and the Jazz Age is on. Prohibition is the law of the land. Bootleggers are running booze, ... Read More »

Teddy Roosevelt, San Antonio, and the Birth of the Rough Riders

Teddy Roosevelt, San Antonio, and the Birth of the Rough Riders

B eneath a warm Caribbean sun, down a twisted road from the tattered colonial city Santiago de Cuba, an American ... Read More »

Against All Odds, Caddo Lake Prevails

Against All Odds, Caddo Lake Prevails

The great cypress swamp is lovely, dark, and deep. There is no debating this. The wildly intricate and ... Read More »

Traces of Texas Is on a Quest to Preserve the State’s Past Through Photography

Traces of Texas Is on a Quest to Preserve the State’s Past Through Photography

“Somebody should photograph all this vanishing Texas before it’s forever lost.” What began as a chronicle of one ... Read More »

Red Steagall, Country Hit-Maker and Cowboy Poet, Talks Texas Spirit and Overcoming Polio

Red Steagall, Country Hit-Maker and Cowboy Poet, Talks Texas Spirit and Overcoming Polio

Driving the backroads northwest of Fort Worth, you’d never know that one of the luminaries of Texas country and ... Read More »

New Management in Place for 7 of Texas’ Most Historic Sites

New Management in Place for 7 of Texas’ Most Historic Sites

This week, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department transferred seven sites, including the San Jacinto Monument, ... Read More »

Remembering a Classic Game of the Old Longhorn-Aggie Thanksgiving Football Rivalry

Remembering a Classic Game of the Old Longhorn-Aggie Thanksgiving Football Rivalry

The Texas Longhorns had lost 10 straight games when they welcomed the Texas A&M Aggies to Memorial Stadium in ... Read More »

The New London Museum Recalls the Most Deadly School Tragedy in U.S. History

The New London Museum Recalls the Most Deadly School Tragedy in U.S. History

Newsman Walter Cronkite would, in his later years, recall it as one of the worst stories he ever covered. Morning ... Read More »

Century-Old Image Captures a Bastrop County Mining Band

Century-Old Image Captures a Bastrop County Mining Band

In the first half of the 20th century, Bastrop County was a hotbed for lignite mining as companies extracted the ... Read More »

Big Bend Fossils Reveal New Dinosaur Species

Big Bend Fossils Reveal New Dinosaur Species

Recent research reveals that fossils found in Big Bend National Park 35 years ago belong to an entirely new species Read More »

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