header image
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. 
A biography on Erasmo and Juan Seguin and their life in politics and their part in the Texas Revolution.
A biography on Irma Rangel and her many accomplishments in education and legislation.
A biography on Américo Paredes and his life as a writer.
A biography on Martin de Leon and his life as a Mexican empresario and founding the city of Victoria.
A biography on Henry B. Gonzales and his term as a Representative of the 20th Congressional District in Texas.
A biography about Maria del Carmen Calvillo and her life on the Rancho de las Cabras.
After returning to Spain, Cabeza de Vaca wrote an account of his years in the Americas. First published in 1542, this extraordinary adventure story has thrilled readers for centuries. Cabeza de Vacas account is also of great anthropological and historical importance. In Texas alone he identified 23 Indian groups, describing in detail their clothes, languages, eating habits, rituals, homes, and migrations.
avatar-url