Page numbers in italics refer to illustrations; page numbers followed by s refer to sidebars.
Abbott, E. C. (Teddy Blue), 10s, 85, 87, 87s
Abercrombie, James, 120
Adams, K. S. “Bud,” 164
adobe walls, 81, 82s
African Americans. See blacks
agriculture, 62–64, 68–69, 79, 91, 93–96, 169–170, 210–212; and barbed wire, 92–93s; and cotton, 93–95, 94, 95, M00, 103–104, 127, 146s; and Dust Bowl, 143–144; and politics, 93, 95–96; and sodbusters, 90; and water, 210; and wind farms, 211–212
Aguayo, Marquis de San Miguel de, 30
airports, 161–162
Alamo, the, 29s, 29, 45–46; battle of, 41–42, 41
Alger, Bruce, 185
Allen, Augustus, C., 68
Allen, John K., 68
Allen, John R., 96
Allred, James V., 141, 179
Anahuac, 37
Anderson, Monroe D., 153
armadillos, 10–11, 14–15s, 14
Armstrong, Anne, 184
Armstrong, John, 81s
Ash, Mary Kay, 184
Astrodome, 158–159s
Aury, Luis de, 32
Austin, Moses, 35
Austin, Stephen F., 35, 36–37s, 36, 38
Austin, Texas, 53, 102, 110, 113, 200, 205, 206; capitol building in, 115–116; and music, 151–152
automobiles, 130, 160–161, 206–208
Bailey, Joseph W., 132
Ball, Thomas H., 132
banking industry, 104–106, 168; and Federal Reserve System, 127
Barr, Amelia, 75
Barret, Lyne T., 118
Baugh, Sammy, 164
Baylor, John R., 72, 90
Bean, Judge Roy, 100, 101s
Beaumont, Texas, 119–120
Bedichek, Roy, 22, 149–151
Belo, Alfred H., 106–107
Big Thicket, 9s, 9
Billingsley, John B., 69
Black, William L., 89
blacks, 75–76, 82, 109, 129, 134–135; and Cotton Jammer’s Association, 101; and education, 76, 109; and Houston riot, 135; Juneteenth and emancipation of, 76s; and Ku Klux Klan, 139– 140; lynching of, 134–135s, 213; and NAACP, 176; and segregation, 114, 176–179; and slavery, 59, 75; and voting, 131
Blue, Teddy (E. C. Abbott), 85, 87
bluebonnet, 8s, 8
boll weevil, 94, 146s
Bonham, James B., 42
Borger, Texas, 122–123
Bowie, James, 32s, 39, 40–41, 40–41s
bowie knife, 40 s, 40
Bowles, Philip, 48, 50
Bradburn, Juan Davis, 37
Briscoe, Dolph, 188–189
Brown, George R., 169
Brownsville, Texas, 56, 60, 102, 205
Bryan, John Neely, 69
buffalo, 9, 17, 18–19s, 18, 82–83
Bullock, Bob, 168, 188, 193, 198, 215
Burleson, Edward, 39
Burnet, David G., 43, 44, 50, 52s, 71
Bush, George H. W., 191–192
Bush, George W., 191, 192–194, 195, 197, 206


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