#Winter 2019

Texas’ Diverse History of Immigration

T he draw of Texas—a mythic place of ample land and opportunity—is well known today. However,…

The Pluck of the Irish

The Emerald Isle Comes to the Lone Star State

Beehive Brothers

Iranian-born Esfandiarys serve up traditional West Texas fare with the best of them

Green Pastures at Green’s Sausage House

German and Czech Immigrants Established Cultural Roots That Thrive Today

Finding Fayette County

Glance at a Fayette County map, and you’ll see German and Czech community names dotting…

80 John Wallace

I t’s an irony, no doubt, that the men’s correctional institution operating since 1994 in Mitchell…

One Patient at a Time, One Painting at a Time

O n an October afternoon among tree-lined heights of Canadian, Texas, a hint of fall in…

The Past and Present in Seguin, Texas

N ostalgia remains alive and well in Seguin, Texas, 181-year-old seat of Guadalupe County. Visitors to…

Preservation is a Privilege

Komatsu’s Courthouses Wise County Courthouse Throckmorton County Courthouse Parker County Courthouse Lampasas County Courthouse Wise…

Tumbleweed

Does being a native Houstonian qualify me as a native Texan? I couldn’t answer that…