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April 23, 2022

Daily dose of Texas History - April 23, 1936 - Roy Orbison

On April 23, 1936, Roy Kelton Orbison was born in Vernon, Texas. For y’all that don’t have the map of Texas tattooed on your brai…

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April 22, 2022

Daily Dose of Texas History - April 22, 1836 - The Capture of Santa A…

On April 22, 1836, the day after the Battle of San Jacinto, modern Harris County near the city of Houston, Texian soldiers captur…

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April 21, 2022

Daily Dose of Texas History - April 21, 1836- The Battle of San Jacin…

On April 21, 1836, after a lot of miserable experiences, constant retreating, and a lot of questions about Sam Houston’s decision…

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April 20, 2022

Daily Dose of Texas History - April 20, 1842- The Adelsverein

On April 20, 1842, twenty-one German noblemen met at Biebrich on the Rhine river, near Mainz and organized the Verein zum Schutze…

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April 19, 2022

Daily Dose of Texas History - April 19, 1875 - White Horse Surrenders

On April 19, 1875, Tsen-tainte, or White Horse, led his followers to Fort Sill in Indian Territory and surrendered after years of…

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April 18, 2022

Daily Dose of Texas History - April 18, 1931 - Harley Sewell

On April 18, 1931, Texas Sports Hall of Fame member and hometown son of Saint Jo, Texas, Harley Sewell was born. After growing up…

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April 17, 2022

Daily Dose of Texas History - April 17

On April 17, 1871 the Texas legislature passed a bill that has great relevance to thousands of people today and thousands more in…

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April 4, 2022

Lesson 16: A History of the World in Just a Few Minutes

In this episode we look at the history of the world in its relation to the early history of Spain and the dawn of the Modern Age.…

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March 26, 2022

A Look Back at Important Events in January, February, and March

This episode is a refresher on a few of the significant events in Texas History that occurred in the months of January, February,…

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March 6, 2022

The Karankawas and much more with Tim Seiter

In this episode we take another look at the Karankawas and much more with special guest Tim Seiter. Tim is a PhD candidate at Sou…

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Feb. 26, 2022

Johanna July and the Black Seminoles

In this episode we look at the life of Johanna July and her people, the Black Seminoles. Johanna July was an amazing person, toug…

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Feb. 1, 2022

Melvin E. Edwards and The Eyes of Texans: From Slavery to the Texas C…

Melvin E. Edwards joins Texas History Lessons in this episode to discuss his book The Eyes of Texans: From Slavery to the Texas C…

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Jan. 16, 2022

Lesson 15 Part 2: New Spain's Provincias Internas - The Power of Ide…

With this episode we continue Part 2 of Texas History Lessons: New Spain's Provincias Internas - the Internal Provinces. We conti…

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Jan. 10, 2022

Lesson 14: New Spain's Northern Borderlands - The Power of Ideas

With this episode we launch Part 2 of Texas History Lessons: New Spain's Northern Borderlands. We begin by looking at the power o…

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Dec. 24, 2021

Goodbye 2021 - Hello 2022 - THL Recommendations Show

We are closing out the year with some Texas sized fun. Movie, book, and music recommendations for your consideration fill the sho…

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Dec. 19, 2021

This Month In Texas History - December Part 2

In this episode we continue our look at several key events in Texas history, including the annexation of Texas, the arrival of th…

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Dec. 14, 2021

This Month In Texas History - December Part 1

In this episode we look at several key events in Texas history, including where Uvalde gets its name, the Goliad Declaration of I…

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Nov. 22, 2021

This Month In Texas History - November

In this episode we investigate some interesting and significant events in Texas that have occurred in the month of November over …

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Nov. 14, 2021

This Month in Texas History - October

This Month In Texas History for October deals with Coronado's first venture onto the Llano Estacado and his description of it in …

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Nov. 10, 2021

The Texas Cattle Drives of 1866 to 1890 Part 7

This episodes ends the series on the Texas cattle drives of 1866 to 1890 and looks at the factors that led to the end of the era …

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Oct. 28, 2021

The Texas Cattle Drives of 1866 to 1890 Part 6

In this episode we take a look at the development of Texas railroads and begin to consider their relationship to the Long Drive e…

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Oct. 10, 2021

The Texas Cattle Drives of 1866 to 1890 Part 5

In this episode we explore the interactions of the cattle drives with the Native American nations, including the Choctaw, Cheroke…

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Sept. 25, 2021

This Month In Texas History - September

In this episode we celebrate many important dates in September Texas History including the September 16, 1810 Cry of Dolores that…

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Sept. 8, 2021

Re-Release: The Galveston Hurricane of September 8, 1900

In honor of the 121st anniversary of the devastating Galveston Hurricane of September 8, 1900 this episode is being re-released f…

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