Raymondville, (Tex.); Willacy County, (Tex.); Harlingen, (Tex.); Frontier and pioneer life; Snow, Luther; Port Mansfield, (Tex.); King Ranch, (Tex.); Texas--Social life and customs; Rio Grande Valley, (Tex.)
The unique world of the Rio Grande Valley in the early years of the 20th century is shared by two who moved there in 1925 from Illinois. Freezes that destroyed fruit orchards, hurricanes that destroyed homes and lawlessness fueled by the ruffians...
San Antonio, Texas
Jazz trumpeter, band leader and nightclub owner Don Albert recalls his experiences playing in the 1920s and 1930s from New Orleans to San Antonio to Kansas City and Chicago. And he shares memories of some of jazz’s greatest...
Hazel Block Beagle recalls her youth in the early years of the 20th century on a farm near Nederland where shell was used for roadways and cane syrup was a profitable crop for her farmer father.
Kickapoo Indians.; Traditional medicine--Texas.; Anderson County (Tex.).; Limestone County (Tex.).
A professional photographer, newspaper editor and political activist whose love of East Texas and its history never ebbed. Her memories paint a picture of rural life among the pines from the 1930s through the 80s.