Posted on · A historian who wrote the definitive portrait of the life along the Texas-Mexico border during the Texas Revolution.
Posted on · He was an artist who created large paintings and murals depicting life in early Texas. His most famous work captured the iconic cattle drives that defined Texas ranching. He became known as the "dean of Texas artists."
Posted on · One of the first professional sculptors in Texas. The statues of Sam Houston and Stephen F Austin, on display in the State Capitol Building, are examples of her remarkable work.
Posted on · She was the only daughter of Texas Governor Jim Hogg. She became known as "The First Lady of Texas." She was an arts patron and philanthropist.
Posted on · She served as "First Lady" of Texas as wife of Texas Governor Jim Ferguson. Then succeeded him as the first woman elected as Governor of Texas.
Posted on · She was the first woman to lead the Women's Army Corps.
Posted on · A folklorist whose love of music led to a life's mission of collecting and recording folk songs performed in almost every state.
Posted on · Famous for the prophetic dispatch, "If my countrymen do not rally to my relief, I am determined to perish in defense of this place."
Posted on · One of the few survivors of the Battle of the Alamo. As the smoke was still rising from the mission, Mexican General Santa Ana dispatched Dickinson to the city of Gonzales to warn fellow Texians of the strength of the Mexican forces, sparking the "Runaway Scrape."
Posted on · He is regarded as one of the foremost Mexican American scholars of the twentieth century.
Posted on · He was the son of a farm laborer who became a noted author and educator dedicated to helping first generation college students.
Posted on · Commanded the Texian soldiers in their fight for Texas independence. He became Governor of Texas and helped The Republic of Texas become the 28th state in the United States.
Posted on · Johnson was a pioneer in sports and spent his adult life fighting racism in and out of the boxing ring.
Posted on · Mollie Evelyn Moore Davis was one of the most important Texas writers of the 19th century.
Posted on · Marion Koogler McNay created the state's first museum of modern art.