Geoff Winningham

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Articles by Geoff Winningham

Beyond Halloween

Sep 30, 1986 By Geoff Winningham

On the Day of the Dead, Mexicans mock death with candy skulls and papier-mache coffins. But in the darkness of a graveside vigil, the mockery gives way to tears.

Football, Game of Life

Sep 30, 1983 By Geoff Winningham

When two high schools in Beaumont-one white, one black-were ordered to merge last fall, the outraged town watched as the drama of integration was played out on the football field.

Elegant Fossils

Jan 1, 1980 By Geoff Winningham

Once Texas was a land of fabulous, ornate county courthouses. It still is, but today they’re flamboyant relics in our streamlined urban landscapes.