life on the texas range

Book Title : Life on the Texas Range
Author : J. Evetts Haley
Publisher : University of Texas Press
Release Date : 2010-07-05
Pages : 112
ISBN : 9780292788497
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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First published in 1953, this photographic record of the real life and work of cowboys remains a perennial favorite. Erwin E. Smith was the outstanding cowboy photographer of the West, and these eighty photographs were among those he chose for an exhibit of his best work at the 1936 Texas Centennial. The text by J. Evetts Haley, a noted historian of the range, skillfully complements Smith's visual record of a vanishing way of life.

Book Title : 27 Years a Mavrick
Author : Will S. James
Publisher :
Release Date : 1968
Pages : 232
ISBN : UCI:31970003962963
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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An account description of the real working cowboy mixed with a lot of Preacher James's sermons and enlivened by his poetry.

Book Title : Buck Barry Texas Ranger and Frontiersman
Author : James Buckner Barry
Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
Release Date : 1984-10-01
Pages : 254
ISBN : 0803270135
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Although Jim Bowie and Davy Crockett were more celebrated, Buck Barry did as much or more to tame the Old Southwest. During a long and useful life he was a professional soldier, stock farmer, sheriff, and member of the legislature. His memoirs are never dull, and no wonder. ø In 1845 young James Buckner Barry joined the newly formed Texas Rangers and for the next twenty years his life was one of unremitting activity and danger. These pages show him fighting outlaws and Indians from the Red River to the Rio Grande. He served in the Mexican and Civil wars, coming out as a lieutenant colonel. Then he confronted the daily perils of ranching in Bosque County, Texas. Peace officer, legislator, "he served his people well even to the neglect of his private advantage." Such is the tribute of the historian James K. Greer, who edited Buck Barry's private papers and reminiscences and shaped them into this book.

Book Title : The Bird Life of Texas
Author : Harry Church Oberholser
Publisher :
Release Date : 1974
Pages : 1069
ISBN : STANFORD:36105031482891
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This book is to give a detailed history of natural history of all the species and subspecies of indigenous birds which have occurred within the confines of the present (1973) state of Texas from the date of the first recorded bird observation in late summer of 1535 through the winter season of 1972-73.

Book Title : Life in the Republic of Texas
Author : John Wimberly
Publisher : The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
Release Date : 2010-01-01
Pages : 32
ISBN : 9781615325108
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Before Texas was part of the United States, it was a nation of its own. After gaining independence from Mexico in 1836, Texas declared itself a republic. Interesting features, including a timeline and a map, guide readers through this conflict-filled period of Texas history.

Book Title : Staggering Life and Death on the Texas Frontier at Staggers Point
Author : Avrel Seale
Publisher : Lulu.com
Release Date :
Pages :
ISBN : 9781312744424
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : The Texas Rangers
Author : Walter Prescott Webb
Publisher : University of Texas Press
Release Date : 2010-07-22
Pages : 608
ISBN : 9780292786691
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Webb's classic history of the Texas Rangers has been popular ever since its first publication in 1935. This edition is a reproduction of the original Houghton Mifflin edition.

Book Title : Cow boy Life in Texas Or 27 Years a Mavrick
Author : Will S. James
Publisher :
Release Date : 1893
Pages : 213
ISBN : HARVARD:32044024584351
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : Legends and Life in Texas
Author : Kenneth L. Untiedt
Publisher : University of North Texas Press
Release Date : 2017-12-15
Pages : 336
ISBN : 9781574417081
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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There is sometimes a fine line between history and folklore. This Publication of the Texas Folklore Society features articles that tell stories about real-life characters from the historical past of Texas, as well as offer personal reflections about life from diverse perspectives throughout the last century. These contributors go beyond merely stating facts about dates or locations or names of the events and people that can be found in court documents or genealogical records; several of these authors provide a very intimate connection to the tales they share. These articles are not just about people that we read about as school children, and they do not merely describe how our culture used to be, or how vastly it has changed; rather, they emphasize the ways we keep our culture alive through the retelling of the events and customs and major figures that are important enough to pass on from one generation to the next. The first section covers legendary characters like Davy Crockett, Mody Boatright, Sam Houston, and Cynthia Ann Parker from our state’s past, as well as people who were bigger or bolder than others, yet seem to have been forgotten. Some of those characters came from different countries, while others are connected directly to our Texas Folklore Society family tree. The second section includes works that examine songs of our youth, as well as the customs and social constructs associated with music, whether it’s on a football field or in a prison yard. The works in the final section recall memories of a simpler time, when cars and home appliances lacked modern conveniences we now take for granted, before Facebook and YouTube allowed us to become Internet movie stars, and when it was a treat just to go and “visit” with family and friends.

Book Title : Captain Jeff Or Frontier Life in Texas with the Texas Rangers
Author : William J. Maltby
Publisher :
Release Date : 1906
Pages : 161
ISBN : NYPL:33433081843967
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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