Comal County (Tex.).; German Americans--Texas.; Farm life--Texas.
Bracken area of Comal County, Texas Gilbert Burkhardt remembers growing up as a fourth-generation German Texan in Bracken. His youth was typical of German farming communities in the early 20th Century where the German language, customs and cuisine...
Comal County (Tex.).; Farm life--Texas.; Germans Americans--Texas.
Old Bracken, Comal County, Texas Ida Schaefer Burkhardt, whose ancestors came to New Braunfels from Germany in 1845, recalls growing up on a farm at Cranes Mill in Comal County. Her recollections include her teachers boarding with her family,...
Calhoun County (Tex.).; Port Lavaca (Tex.).; Six Mile (Tex.).; Camels--Texas.;
Rhodes relates history of the Port Lavaca area, including the Quartermaster Depot in Indianola where camels in Texas were unloaded, and personal experiences in the Moravian-Czechoslovakian and German community where he grew up.
Alpine (Tex.).; Brewster County (Tex.).; Big Bend Region (Tex.).; Ranch life--Texas.
Alpine, Texas Long-time resident of Alpine, Stillwell recounts her experiences in early twentieth century Texas and New Mexico, first with her parents who travelled west as pioneers and then in cattle ranching with her husband.
Ranch life--Texas.; Stamford (Tex.).; Swenson, Swede.; Swenson, Bill.; Swenson, Swante Magnus.; Swedish Americans.; Swenson Land and Cattle Company.; Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association.
Developed from property purchased in 1838 by Swante Magnus Swenson, his grandfather and the first Swedish settler in Texas, Swenson describes the history and ranching operations of the Swenson Land and Cattle Company.
"San Antonio, TX
Ladislav Zezula was the son of Czech immigrants who came to Texas circa 1900. He discusses personal history, including the Czechoslovakian cultural activities in Runge, Texas, during his childhood."