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This video clip is part of the Texas Talks with State Historian of Texas Bill O'Neal titled: Gunslingers in Texas. Introduction to the Tavern Stage of Texas Gunfights Bill O'Neal wrote the Encyclopedia of Gunfighters in the likeness of the Encyclopedia of Baseball. This encyclopedia—a who’s who of the gun fighting West-provides a compilation of facts, sifted myths, folklore, and outright lies, about the lives and...
This video clip is part of the Texas Talks with State Historian of Texas Bill O'Neal titled: Gunslingers in Texas
This video clip is part of the Texas Talks with Dr. Gregg Cantrell titled: Stephen F. Austin: Empresario of Texas. Dr. Cantrell addresses a number of questions regarding Austin's life and legacy.
This video clip is part of the Texas Talks with Dr. Gregg Cantrell titled: Stephen F. Austin: Empresario of Texas. The Texas Revolution The first shots of the Texas Revolution are fired in Gonzales on October of 1836 and Santa Anna leads the Mexican Army into Texas in early 1836. Austin traveled to the United States with fellow commissioners William H. Wharton and Dr. Branch Archer from New Orleans, Louisville, and...
This video clip is part of the Texas Talks with Dr. Gregg Cantrell titled: Stephen F. Austin: Empresario of Texas. Austin's Arrest and the Seeds of Texas Independence In 1830, following an inspection by General Manuel Teran, the Mexican government decided to clamp down on American immigration to Texas in their Law of 1830. Austin described this as, "a lightening bolt out of the blue" because he saw it as a death...
This video clip is part of the Texas Talks with Dr. Gregg Cantrell titled: Stephen F. Austin: Empresario of Texas.
This video clip is part of the Texas Talks with Dr. Gregg Cantrell titled: Stephen F. Austin: Empresario of Texas. Stephen F. Austin in Texas Stephen F. Austin arrived in Bexar to learn that Texas was no longer a part of the Spanish empire but a newly independent Mexico. This meant that Austin had to renegotiate his father's contract with the new Mexican government in Mexico City. In 1822, Austin went to Mexico City...
This video clip is part of the Texas Talks with Dr. Gregg Cantrell titled: Stephen F. Austin: Empresario of Texas. Moses and Stephen F. Austin in Texas Stephen F. Austin meets former U.S. Congressman from Tennessee, Joseph Hawkins, who provides room and board while teaching Austin law. Meanwhile, Moses comes up with the idea of setting up another American colony further West in Spanish territory like his previous...
This video clip is part of the Texas Talks with Dr. Gregg Cantrell titled: Stephen F. Austin: Empresario of Texas
This video clip is part of the Texas Talks with Dr. Gregg Cantrell titled: Stephen F. Austin: Empresario of Texas. Introduction to Stephen F. Austin Texas Christian University Historian Dr. Gregg Cantrell gives a brief introduction to his talk on Stephen F. Austin, the man known by some as the "Father of Texas."
Full Texas Talk with Dr. Cantrell Texas Christian University Historian Dr. Gregg Cantrell gives a talk on Stephen F. Austin, the man known by some as the "Father of Texas." In this talk, Dr. Cantrell lays out Austin's accomplishments in life and how historians remember him today.
This video clip is part of the Texas Talks with Dr. Jean Stuntz from the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum: From San Antonio to the Panhandle: Texas Pioneer Women. Texas Pioneer Women: Q&A Dr. Stuntz answer questions following her talk on Pioneer Women at the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum in March 2016.
This video clip is part of the Texas Talks with Dr. Jean Stuntz from the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum: From San Antonio to the Panhandle: Texas Pioneer Women. Texas Pioneer Women: Legacies Women like Frenchie McCormick, Mary Jane Alexander, Molly Goodnight, and many who worked in the church and in other women's clubs, are discussed, particularly as they relate to the Panhandle area in the 19th and 20th...
This video clip is part of the Texas Talks with Dr. Jean Stuntz from the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum: From San Antonio to the Panhandle: Texas Pioneer Women Dr. Stuntz discusses the occupations and experiences of women in the Panhandle, focusing on sources from western Texas towns like Old Tescosa and Old Mobidy.
This video clip is part of the Texas Talks with Dr. Jean Stuntz from the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum: From San Antonio to the Panhandle: Texas Pioneer Women. Texas Pioneer Women: Statehood Era Stuntz discusses the homesteads and dugouts women made their homes, highlighting the extraordinary amount of mental, physical and spiritual strength required to be women at this time and place.
This video is part of the Texas Talks with Dr. Jean Stuntz from the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum: From San Antonio to the Panhandle: Texas Pioneer Women Texas Pioneer Women: Mexican Era Dr. Jean Stuntz describes life for women living through the Mexican Revolution in Texas, as well as the experiences of women living in Stephen F. Austin's first colony. She discusses Cynthia Ann Parker, as well as other native...
This is part of the Texas Talks with Dr. Jean Stuntz from the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum: From San Antonio to the Panhandle: Texas Pioneer Women. In this video Dr. Stuntz begins her talk on pioneer women at San Antonio, and describes the lives of women in Texas in the 17th and 18th centuries. She reveals the rights women were granted under Spanish law, including land ownership.
This is part of the Texas Talks with Dr. Jean Stuntz from the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum. Full Texas Talk with Dr. Jean Stuntz on Pioneer Texas Women At the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, on March 22, 2016, Dr. Jean Stuntz spoke to a live audience on the experiences of pioneer women in Texas, from the Spanish era to the early 20th century in Texas. The footage was rebroadcasted on March 31 for an online...
This is a fun short and informative documentary on the history of Texas by the History Channel. The documentary talks about the following: Spanish missionaries were the first European settlers in Texas, founding San Antonio in 1718. Hostile natives and isolation from other Spanish colonies kept Texas sparsely populated until following the Revolutionary War and the War of Mexican Independence, when the newly...
This is a 60 minute documentary that highlights Texas National Parks. This film will help Texans celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service. The film celebrates the culture, history, wildlife and natural wonders preserved at each site, and is organized chronologically by date of creation. Big Bend National Park, which opened in 1944 and covers more than 800,000 acres of prickly desert, canyons and...
This is a video where Patrick Ettinger talked about his book, "Imaginary Lines: Border Enforcement and the Origins of Undocumented Immigration, 1882-1930", in which he shares the origins of immigrant smuggling and illicit entry on the northern and southern U.S. borders from 1882-1930, at a time when English, Irish, Chinese, Italian, Russian, Lebanese, Japanese, Greek, and, later, Mexican migrants created various “...
Winegarten takes questions from the audience after her webinar presentation on Colonel Oveta Culp Hobby.
Winegarten discusses women’s importance in the auxiliary units and Colonel Hobby roles during World War II. Oveta was honored for her service and later appointment to the presidential cabinet, the second woman to ever hold that position. She became the secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare during the time of the polio vaccine’s approval, which Winegarten discusses frankly with viewers. Lastly, she discusses...
Winegarten discusses Oveta's life after she meets governor Hobby. She explains how Oveta was brought in to the WWII efforts and how women became involved. She moves to D.C. to run the Women’s’ Interest Bureau for the Army. As more men are drafted, women are looked at to help more. Oveta was asked to draw up a plan for a women’s army unit and eventually asked to run it. Winegarten explains how history from today and...
Winegarten discusses Oveta's early childhood in Killeen, Texas and her experience working with her father in the Texas legislature. Her father was an attorney and in the Texas state legislature. Her mother was a suffragist. Oveta’s name is discussed, which is an Iroquois word for forget; however, Winegarten discusses why Oveta was one of the most unforgettable women in Texas history. By age 20 she was the youngest...
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