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Today in Texas History - May 22

From the Annals of Golf –  In 2003, Annika Sorenstam became the first woman to play on the PGA tour in 58 years.  She did so at the storied Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth.  151 more words

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Today in Texas History - May 20

From the Annals of the Bank Robbers –  In 1933, the United States Commissioner in Dallas issued a warrant for the arrest of Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker for interstate transportion a stolen vehicle.  307 more words

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Today in Texas History - May 19

From the Annals of Depredations –  In 1836, Commanche, Kiowa, and Caddo Indians in kidnapped nine-year-old Cynthia Ann Parker and killed her family near present day Mexia.  413 more words

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Texas History 5-18/5-22

This week in Texas History we will be wrapping up the year by taking the End-of-the-Year Test on Monday and Tuesday. Thursday is the 7C Field Trip. 25 more words

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Today in Texas History - May 18

From the Annals of the Depredations –  In 1871, more than 100 Kiowas, Comanches, Kiowa-Apaches, Arapahoes, and Cheyennes from the Fort Sill Reservation in Oklahoma attacked Henry Warren’s wagontrain on the Butterfield Overland Mail route.  146 more words

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Today in Texas History - May 14

From the Annals of the Revolution – In 1836, Mexican General Antonio López de Santa Anna and Republic of Texas provisional president David Burnett signed two Treaties of Velasco ending the Texas Revolution.   187 more words

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UT Alumna Releases Book About Texas WWII Internment Camp

Forty years ago an innocent conversation revealed a terrible secret.

Decades ago, San Antonio-based author Jan Jarboe Russell was a Daily Texan reporter tasked with interviewing former UT professor Alan Taniguchi. 745 more words