Volume 120, Number 2, October 2016

Table of Contents

Articles

“They are Hauling off Bits of Texas”: James E. Pearce and the Effort to Establish a State Museum

pp. 146-161
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Representative Men: The Post-Civil War Political Struggle over Texas’s Commissioners to the 1876 Centennial Exhibition

pp. 162-187
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Margaret Fallon (Peggy) Palmer: A Portrait of Sam Rayburn’s “Lady Friend”

pp. 188-214
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Notes and Documents

The Origins of the African-Born Population of Antebellum Texas: A Research Note

pp. 216-232
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Southwestern Collection

pp. 234-254
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Book Reviews

Texas Women: Their Histories, Their Lives ed. by Elizabeth Hayes Turner, Stephanie Cole, and Rebecca Sharpless (review)

pp. 255-256
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A Promising Problem: The New Chicana/o History ed. by Carlos Kevin Blanton (review)

pp. 256-257
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Faces of Béxar: The History of the State’s Most Enduring Tejano Community by Jesús F. de la Teja (review)

pp. 258-259
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Privateers of the Americas: Spanish American Privateering from the United States in the Early Republic by David Head (review)

pp. 259-260
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Sanctioning Matrimony: Western Expansion and Interethnic Marriage in the Arizona Borderlands by Sal Acosta (review)

pp. 260-261
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Tejano West Texas by Arnoldo De León (review)

pp. 261-262
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Bitter Waters: The Struggles of the Pecos River by Patrick Dearen (review)

pp. 262-263
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Finding the Great Western Trail by Sylvia Gann Mahoney (review)

pp. 264-265
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Fort Bascom: Soldiers, Comancheros, and Indians in the Canadian River Valley by James Bailey Blackshear (review)

pp. 265-266
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The Garden of Eden: The Story of a Freedmen’s Community in Texas by Drew Sanders (review)

pp. 266-267
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Anti-Black Violence in Twentieth-Century Texas ed. by Bruce A. Glasrud (review)

pp. 267-268
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Texas Ranger: The Epic Life of Frank Hamer, the Man Who Killed Bonnie and Clyde by John Boessenecker (review)

pp. 268-269
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Listening to Rosita: The Business of Tejana Music and Culture, 1930–1955 by Mary Ann Villarreal (review)

pp. 270-271
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I’ve Been Out There: On the Road with Legends of Rock ’n’ Roll by Grady Gaines with Rod Evans (review)

pp. 271-272
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Bush League Boys: The Postwar Legends of Baseball in the American Southwest by Toby Smith (review)

pp. 272-273
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Houston Cougars in the 1960s: Death Threats, the Veer Offense, and the Game of the Century by Robert D. Jacobus (review)

pp. 273-274
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Nut Country: Right-Wing Dallas and the Birth of the Southern Strategy by Edward H. Miller (review)

pp. 274-276
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Twentieth-Century Oklahoma: Reflections on the Forty-Sixth State by Richard Lowitt (review)

pp. 276-277
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