The American Venice. Courthouse Architecture. Cattle Ranching Empire. Civil War Diary. Julian Onderdonk’s Lost Years. Texas Politics in Pictures. WWII Internment Camp. Texas Trail Drives. The Cotton Revolution. Independent Booksellers. Where Texas Meets the Sea. Books on these and other subjects relating to Texas history, architecture and culture are winners of the San Antonio Conservation Society’s annual 2017 Publication Awards.
Written by Rudy Arispe on Feb 16 2017 - 8:36am
Written by ramona.lucius@… on Feb 2 2017 - 12:52pm
The Mayor's Book Club selection for spring is Jan Jarboe Russell's study of US internment camps, The Train to Crystal City. As part of our learning experience for the book, we'll chat by Skype with Heidi Gurcke Donald, a former internee of Crystal City. Heidi is also a founder of the German-American Internee Coalition and the author of We Were Not the Enemy: Remembering the United States' Latin-American Civilian Internment Program of World War II. This event is free and open to the public.
Written by JayAlmendarez13 on Jan 6 2017 - 4:05pm
For the first Mayor’s book club of 2017, Mayor Ivy Taylor will make remarks on the award winning book The Train to Crystal City. Author Jan Jarboe Russell will also be attending. The event will be on January 10, 2017 and starts at 10:30 a.m.
Written by J.T. on Dec 10 2015 - 4:00pm
The New York Times listed Jan Jarboe Russell's book, "Train to Crystal City," as one of the Top Books of 2015 (read more here).