Brann becomes a casualty in his own war with the Baptists. Texas Collection of Baylor University“In the year of our Lord, 1891, I became pregnant with an idea. Being at the time chief editorial writer on the Houston Post, I felt dreadfully mortified, as nothing
Veggie tales from Brownsville in the early twentieth century.
The aerial pursuits of the Greenville Banner.
The whisky fad.
In a small shop in El Paso, a man practices a craft that may soon be no more.
After years of trying to find out about the subject of this photo, clues emerge in an unlikely place.
The famed musicologist’s obsession with history made him one of the great chroniclers of American music.
John Paris’ father, Andy, was one of the most famous men alive in post-WWII America and Mexico—that is, until his bubblegum empire crashed hard.
The presumed killer of John F. Kennedy died in Texas, but his gravestone didn't rest in peace.
Four other Confederates will maintain their vigil over the university, but Jefferson Davis is being moved out of plain sight.
From the Bryan Daily Eagle, July 7, 1910
“Our water squirters again find employment by amusing themselves in sprinkling our streets.” —San Saba County News, April 7, 1893
As Houston basketball fans mourn the end of the Rockets season, we remember the efforts of one of the team’s all-time greats.
“Lightning killed near Blossom, Tex., a mule and cow at the same time. They were a mile apart.”—Jefferson Jimplecute, May 1, 1908