Series: The Clayton Wheat Williams Texas Life Series

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Plantation Life in Texas by Elizabeth Silverthorne1
Soldiers, Sutlers, and Settlers: Garrison Life on the Texas Frontier by Robert Wooster2
Christmas in Texas by Elizabeth Silverthorne3
Plains Farmer: The Diary of William G. Deloach, 1914-1964 by William Green Deloach4
Hands to the Spindle: Texas Women and Home Textile Production, 1822-1880 by Paula Mitchell Marks5
Till Freedom Cried Out: Memories of Texas Slave Life by Julie P. Baker6
Tejano empire : life on the south Texas ranchos by Andrés Tijerina7
Working Hands by Rick Williams8
Spindletop Boom Days by Paul N. Spellman9
Legendary Watering Holes: The Saloons that Made Texas Famous by Richard F. Selcer10

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