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CULTURE & LIFESTYLE

"...Or We Shall Perish."

The memory of battle held strong in Texans’ minds as Seguín and others from San Antonio honored the Alamo heroes.…

Outlaws: Rebecca Rogers

Bank cashier Frank Jamison thought very little about the slight young woman, looking to be only seven-
teen or eighteen,…

Outlaws: The Maceo Brothers

Galveston became the largest city in Texas between 1830 and 1860, when shippers exported more cotton from its wharves than…

Outlaws: Dr. John R. Brinkley

Born in North Carolina in 1885, Brinkley attended a legitimate medical school in Chicago before dropping out and “finishing” his…

Outlaws: The Newton Boys

Growing up in rural West Texas during the early twentieth century, the four sons of Jim and Janetta Newton would…

Outlaws: Bonnie and Clyde

Among the best known of the criminal enterprises in Texas was the group known as the Barrow Gang. The only…

Outlaws

During the era of gangsters and organized crime, Texas hosted its fair share of guns, gambling, moonshine, morphine, ransom and…

Crossroads of Culture

Much of downtown sprang up after the Texas Southern Railroad arrived in 1904. A century later, many of those buildings…

Light Crust Doughboys Interview

In the January 2013 issue of Texas Highways, writer Gene Fowler explores the history of the Light Crust Doughboys, which…

My Lunch with Tom Lea

El Pasoans celebrate their famous native son every October with a month of art, literature, and history events.  

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…
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