I was there researching the city’s history, literally studying its streets, and I wanted to know them. Between the Archives and the Streets People told me that I shouldn’t just walk through Houston. But I was there researching the city’s history, literally studying its streets, and I wanted to know them. I’d seen the Sanborn[…]
Texas cattle trails, cattle drives, and the people who worked them. Originally published by the Texas Alliance for Geographic Education, Texas State University.
Portraits, landscape paintings, drawings, and historical maps flesh out the cultural history. By Jennifer Smart A rare, centuries-old Moorish saddle somehow made its way from North Africa to Spain, and then survived an ocean crossing to land in what is now Texas. Its construction is unique and beautiful: The cover is made of wood and[…]