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American Prisoners of War" includes compelling firsthand narratives from World War II POWs Robert Preston Taylor, Rufus W. Smith, and Roy Maxwell Offerle; World War I POW Pat O'Brien; Vietnam War POW Congressman Sam Johnson; and Andersonville prisoner Prescott Tracy, as well as resources on American prisoners of the Korean War and a selection of POW-related film and radio documentaries. Most of the veterans featured...
In honor of Women’s History Month, we are sharing “Oveta Culp Hobby” from American Heroines: The Spirited Women Who Shaped Our Countryby Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison. Copyright © 2004 by Kay Bailey Hutchison. Courtesy of HarperCollins Publishers.
Photo of man wearing angora goat hair chaps (1917).
Photo of Patti Welder wearing ball gown (1902).
Photo of passport of Mitsutaro Kobayashi (1904)
Photo of oil rigs in downtown Kilgore (ca. 1940).
Newt Chaney and Adolph Houseton with Coyotes Killed on the Adolph Houseton Ranch Near Simmons, Live Oak County, Texas
Photo of men and the coyotes they killed (ca. 1922).
Photo of mule-drawn streetcar, Nuevo Laredo, Mexico (ca. 1900).
Photo of wedding portrait (ca. 1900).
Photo of family and their family vehicle (ca. 1910).
Photo of wedding reception (ca. 1950)
Photo of farm laborer cultivating a cotton field with team of mules, Allenfarm, Texas (1964).
Photo of group posing on river bank (ca. 1900).
Photo of men in ox-drawn wagon (ca. 1900).
Photo of men in buggy pulled by donkeys, La Grange, Texas (ca. 1915).
Photo of men and boys with ox-drawn wagon near Tatum, Texas (ca. 1900).
Photo of McCulloch County Courthouse, Brady, Texas (ca. 1905).
Photo of McCulloch County Courthouse, Brady, Texas (ca. 1892).
Photo of child on rocking horse (ca. 1898).
Photo of man wheeling bale of cotton at gin (ca. 1950).
Photo of man with race car (ca. 1920-1925).
Photo of man in race car (ca. 1920-1925).
Photo of African American man (ca. 1900)
Photo of farm worker carrying sack filled with cotton on farm near Tivoli, Texas, ca. 1949.
Photo of Comanche Native American (ca. 1890).