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Barbara Jordan: The Great Texas Orator

As the first African-American woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from the deep South, Barbara Jordan faced adversity…

Barbara Jordan Remembered

With her passing in 1996, Barbara Jordan became the first African American to be buried in the Texas State Cemetery…

Guest Blog: To Dig or Not to Dig

See related: Our Paleo Past Paleoindian experts once believed that Clovis culture - defined by the use of signature stone…

Our Paleo Past

Researchers in Texas are finding evidence that humans inhabited the New World At least A thousand years earlier than once…

True, Texas 2012

The return of plant life to Bastrop State Park underscores the resilience that is characteristic of this year’s True, Texas,…

Memorable Quotes from Barbara Jordan

Barbara Jordan’s booming voice and unparalleled oratorical skills cemented her place among the great speakers of our history. Known for…

Web Extra: The National Museum of the Pacific War

Dr. Joe C. Smith MD (pictured), a graduate of Baylor Medical School in Houston and retired from a longtime successful…

Medina Dam at 100

The expansive Medina Dam impounds the clear waters of Medina Lake, rising like a gray apparition from the cedar-and-oak scrub…

Divine Inspiration

Four lavishly decorated churches in Fayette County illustrate the brilliantly painted vision of 19th-Century settlers By Andy SharpDriving back to…

Lady Bird's Legacy

Her voice was pure molasses, the rolling sweetness of a Southern drawl sometimes enlivened—in the service of a good cause—with…

Spirit of Life - Jesse Trevino

Driving northbound on I-35 through downtown San Antonio affords a clear view of the city’s Christus Santa Rosa Children’s Hospital,…

Two-Stepping in Texas

For a list of the many dance halls and honky-tonks in Central Texas, visit www.honkytonktx.com/dancehalls. Also check out “Big Bill’s…
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