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This site, developed by the Institute of Southern Jewish Life with funding from Humanities Texas and the Texas Jewish Historical Society, contains detailed, illustrated histories of 55 different Jewish communities from across the state. Each history discusses the origins, development, and current state of the local Jewish community.
Using the wartime diary of Alexander Hobbs, this module explores how teachers and scholars can approach the Civil War on the Gulf Coast.
Emergency Confederate Warrant for Removal of Safe Containing Achives, Galveston, Texas, Oct. 6, 1864
Orders to pay. Drawn by Treasurer of the County of Galveston, R.H. Howards, attested to by Oscar Farish, clerk. To pay $40 to F.M. Joseph for removal of the safe.
Annotated typescript of biography of Galveston founder Michel Branamour Menard. The contents include a sketch on Menard from the Galveston Directory for 1866-1867, a discussion of Menard from Early Issues of Capital Stock, a sketch of Menard from the Galveston Daily News, and a memorandum by Sue Menard McCaleb. 38 page typescript biography of Michel Branamour Menard, annotated by Houston Wade.
Treasury Warrant to pay William Stewart $41.47 for the protection of the frontier and service rendered in Capt. Dalrymple's Texas Rangers. Appropriation no. 13-0. Signed on reverse by Sam Houston as Governor, Clement R. Johns as Comptroller.
This General Order was issued by the Headquarters, District of Texas, at Galveston, Texas, July 22, 1865, signed by F.W. Emery, Major, Asst. Adjutant General. Orders military records.
Diary describes the authors volunteer service during the U.S. Civil War, including the Battle of Galveston, a prison stay in Houston, and patrol duty in New Orleans, 87 page handwritten diary, online with a full transcription.