Monthly Archives: September 2015

Prohibition Elections and Blind Tigers

In early September, I presented one of my favorite topics at the Audie Murphy/American Cotton Museum Lunch Break Special. It is Blind Tigers, a simple title that often confuses people. We didn’t have any Blind Tigers around here, they say. … Continue reading

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Billy Sunday

If I were to tell you that a century ago a group of fine Greenville ladies boarded a special train for Fort Worth in order to hear Rev. Billy Sunday preach, would you find that odd?  The week of September … Continue reading

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Finding Absolute Treasures in Special Collections

Recently, I wrote about a terrific conference sponsored by the Dallas Genealogical Society that I attended earlier this month. One of the most useful topics discussed was Finding Aids. Finding Aids can be found in many libraries, archives, special collections, and … Continue reading

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