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3 edition of Texas roadside history found in the catalog.

Texas roadside history

Dan K. Utley

Texas roadside history

stories beyond the historical markers

by Dan K. Utley

  • 98 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Texas A&M University Press in College Station .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical markers -- Texas,
  • Geographical perception -- Texas,
  • Texas -- History,
  • Texas -- History -- Anecdotes,
  • Texas -- Description and travel,
  • Texas -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDan K. Utley and Cynthia J. Beeman ; foreword by Truett Latimer.
    GenreAnecdotes, Biography
    ContributionsBeeman, Cynthia J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF387 .U85 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23554205M
    ISBN 101603441514
    ISBN 109781603441513
    LC Control Number2009023264
    OCLC/WorldCa406945362

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    PART 1 –INTRODUCTION Purpose The Texas Department of Public Safety produces this pamphlet to provide basic compliance guidance to support the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR). OCLC Number: Description: [] pages: maps ; 22 cm: Other Titles: Guide to the roadside history of Texas. Roadside history of Texas. Responsibility.

    John D. Huddleston, "Highway Development: A Concrete History of Twentieth-Century Texas," in Texas: A Sesquicentennial Celebration, ed. Donald W. Whisenhunt (Austin: Eakin Press, ).Frank M. Stewart, Highway Administration in Texas (University of Texas Bulletin ,).Texas Highways, September Texas Parade, July, September Vertical Files, Dolph Briscoe Center for . A goldmine for Texas history buffs."--The Austinist (The Austinist ) "History doesn't have to be a boring succession of dates or trends to remember. The way to learn history is to appreciate it as a collection of interesting stories. History is a book like History Ahead: Stories Beyond the Texas Roadside Markers."--Austin American.


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