Texas Lore Volumes 1, 2, 3, &
4 by Patrick M. Reynolds This book is has four sections: (1)
A brief chronological history, (2) Characters, (3) Places and
Things, (4) Nationalities, Arts, and Sports. It covers prehistoric
Texas, Indian tribes, the Spanish conquistadors, missionaries,
empresarios, the Texas Revolution, the camel corps, Civil War,
cattle barons, gunfighters, Texas Rangers, & entertainers.
Among the 208 illustrated stories are: the WASPS-Women's Air
Force Service Pilots, the wild 'n' wooly Archives War, Old Rip-the
horned toad that wouldn't die, music pioneers Scott Joplin and
Blind Lemon Jefferson, the dangerous Cisco Santa, Deaf Smith-Texas'
best spy/scout, Three-Legged Willie Williamson, the ordeal of
Cabeza de Vaca, Brit "Bury-Me-a-Standin'-Up" Bailey,
the Mighty Mites, Buffalo Soldiers, Horse Marines, the spinach
capital of the world, and more! 7¾" x 10¾"
112 pages, illustrated, paperbound. ISBN 0-932514-27-8
#T14 TX Lore 14 $14.95