email@example.com, Tel: 806.883.4000. 2) 11:30 a.m. installation: Donley County: Clarendon, Saints's Roost Museum 610 E Harrington St., Clarendon, TX 79226, Contact: Judy Burlin <firstname.lastname@example.org; cell: 806.277.0040. 3) 2:00 p.m. installation: Armstrong County: Charles Goodnight Historic Home, 12 miles east of Claude on Hwy. 287, Claude, TX 79019, Contact: Montie Goodin <email@example.com>; Tel: 806.944.5474; Cell: 806.277.0004. For more information contact Barbara Brannon, Executive Director of the Texas Plains Trail Region at info@TexasPlainsTrail.com.
May 19, 2013. THE MASON COUNTY HISTORICAL COMMISSION WILL HOST A SYMPOSIUM, "COMANCHES OF THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY," on Sunday, May 19, 2013, at 2:00 P.M. at the historic Odeon Theater, 122 Moody Street, on the west side of the courthouse square. The varied and distinguished lineup consists of Glenn Frankel, Daniel J. Gelo, Esther Lehmann, and Donaly E. Brice. The moderator will be Commission member Scott Zesch. The program is open to the public free of charge. For more information, contact: Jan Appleby, Chair Mason County Historical Commission, firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 24-25. FLOYD COUNTY OLD SETTLERS REUNION AND FLOYD COUNTY MUSEUM OPEN HOUSE-- SAM WATTS PRESENTATION ON THE BATTLE OF BLANCO CANYON. Events will kick off with The Floyd County Historical Museum Open House 1--5 PM Friday May 24 where visitors can tour the exhibits and listen to Sam Watts, noted trail tracker and Floyd County historian, talk about the Battle of Blanco Canyon that pitted Quanah Parker native band against General Ranald Mackenzie's 4th Cavalry. For more information contact the Floyd County Historical Museum at email@example.com. The Floyd County Old Settlers Reunion will be held Saturday May 25 in Floydada with traditional activities on the square. Booths will offer Arts, Crafts, and Food items. The Wildflower Show and Quilt Show will be held in the Barrow Building on the corner next to the Museum. Rope making will also be conducted with Museum volunteers providing instruction and assistance.
July 22-- 26. SCURRY COUNTY MUSEUM ART SUMMER CAMP. Art Summer camp at the Scurry County Museum is back and bigger than ever! It will take place during the week of July 22nd through July 26th. There are four total camp sessions, morning or afternoon for younger children (1st through 4th grade), and morning or afternoon for older children (5th grade through 8th grade). Morning session runs from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm (noon) and afternoon session runs from 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm. Children may only be placed in one camp session. For more information or to register call the Scurry County Museum at 325.573.6107
DIANA OLIEN INTERVIEWED BY TEXAS TRIBUNE. Recently, Professor Diana Olien of the University of Texas--Permian Basein was interviewed about the recent oil and gas boom in Texas. Here interview can be found at http://www.texastribune.org/2013/05/16/ ... nterview/.
SOUTHWEST CONFERENCE RECORDS AVAILABLE ONLINE. The National Sports Archive of the Southwest Collection (SWC) at Texas Tech University announces the online availability of a select number of individual TCU (Texas Christian University) and SMU (Southern Methodist University) football player "stat" sheets from the 1975, 1976, 1977 and 1978 Southwest Conference seasons (http://collections.swco.ttu.edu/handle/10605/16567/browse?type=dateissued). "The listing was a pilot project and additional records will be placed online over the next year," Freedonia Paschall (firstname.lastname@example.org) the Digital Project Coordinator said. The digital records on the worldwide web will augment the 333 box collection that has been publicly available at the Southwest Collection (http://www.swco.ttu.edu/) since the 1996 conference dissolution. An online finding aid is also available at (http://www.lib.utexas.edu/taro/ttusw/00023/tsw-00023.html). From 1914-1996 the Southwest Conference was one of the preeminent athletic conferences that had numerous national championship teams and many outstanding intercollegiate players. Member schools included Baylor University, Southern Methodist University, Texas A&M University, Texas Christian University, Texas Tech University, the University of Arkansas, the University of Houston, and the University of Texas. For more information about the Southwest Conference Records contact Dr. Monte Monroe at email@example.com. For more information regarding the digital cataloging contact Mr. Rob King at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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