Texas Merchant

Texas Merchant


  • Author : Victoria Buenger
  • Publisher : Texas A&M University Press
  • Release Date : 2008-03
  • Genre: Business & Economics
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  • ISBN 10 : 1603440542


Texas Merchant Book Description :

Customers also found a stunning array of goods - fur coats and canned tuna, pianos and tractors - and an environment that combined the spectacular with the familiar. But the story of Leonards goes beyond the store and the man who made it. For Marvin Leonard, downtown Fort Worth and Leonards were always intertwined. Leonards gave Fort Worth a special identity, a distinctiveness, and an attraction to the city's center. When Tandy bought Leonards and later sold it to Dillard's, Fort Worth's image and character changed....

Rufus Wilson Higginbotham

Rufus Wilson Higginbotham


  • Author : Frances Higginbotham Nalle
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2013-05-01
  • Genre: Merchants
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  • ISBN 10 : 0989385604


Rufus Wilson Higginbotham Book Description :

An ambitious young man grows his general store into many corporate holdings and leaves a legacy of wealth for his family. Complete with company histories....

Texas in 1837

Texas in 1837


  • Author : Andrew Forest Muir
  • Publisher : University of Texas Press
  • Release Date : 2011-05-18
  • Genre: History
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780292786202


Texas in 1837 Book Description :

Written anonymously in 1838–39 by a "Citizen of Ohio," Texas in 1837 is the earliest known account of the first year of the Texas republic. Providing information nowhere else available, the still-unknown author describes a land rich in potential but at the time "a more suitable arena for those who have everything to make and nothing to lose than [for] the man of capital or family." The author arrived at Galveston Island on March 22, 1837, before the city of Galveston was founded, and spent the next six months in the republic. His travels took him to Houston, then little more than a camp made up of brush shelters and jerry-built houses, and as far west as San Antonio. He observed and was generally unimpressed by governmental and social structures ju...

Texas

Texas


  • Author : A. Ray Stephens
  • Publisher : University of Oklahoma Press
  • Release Date : 2014-10-22
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780806186474


Texas Book Description :

For twenty years the Historical Atlas of Texas stood as a trusted resource for students and aficionados of the state. Now this key reference has been thoroughly updated and expanded—and even rechristened. Texas: A Historical Atlas more accurately reflects the Lone Star State at the dawn of the twenty-first century. Its 86 entries feature 175 newly designed maps—more than twice the number in the original volume—illustrating the most significant aspects of the state’s history, geography, and current affairs. The heart of the book is its wealth of historical information. Sections devoted to indigenous peoples of Texas and its exploration and settlement offer more than 45 entries with visual depictions of everything from the routes of Spanish exp...