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The history of Smith County, Texas / by James Smallwood.

By: Smallwood, James.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Austin, Tex. : Eakin Press, c1999Edition: 1st ed.Description: 2 v. (xii, 920 p.) : ill., maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1571681272 (set); 9781571681270 (set).Subject(s): Smith County (Tex.) -- HistoryDDC classification: 976.4/225 LOC classification: F392.S55 | S63 1999
Contents:
v. 1. Born in Dixie : Smith County origins to 1875 -- v. 2. Born in Dixie : Smith County from 1875 to its centennial year.
Subject: Volume One begins with the movements of the historic Caddoes, and later the Cherokees and their allied tribes. It examines the rush of white and black Americans and the 1850s when Smith County became partners with Dixie, and the Confederacy. The author covers such topics as military installations, civilian life during the war, and gives a brief glimpse of soldiers from Smith County. The Reconstruction completes the volume.Summary: Volume Two opens with four chapters on the county's political, economic, and social history from the later 1860s to around 1900. The Progressive Era, the "Roaring Twenties," and a unit on Smith County during World War I are included. The Depression era through World War II round out the heart of Volume Two and a final chapter briefly highlights the history of the modern, post-World War II era.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

v. 1. Born in Dixie : Smith County origins to 1875 -- v. 2. Born in Dixie : Smith County from 1875 to its centennial year.

Volume One begins with the movements of the historic Caddoes, and later the Cherokees and their allied tribes. It examines the rush of white and black Americans and the 1850s when Smith County became partners with Dixie, and the Confederacy. The author covers such topics as military installations, civilian life during the war, and gives a brief glimpse of soldiers from Smith County. The Reconstruction completes the volume.

Volume Two opens with four chapters on the county's political, economic, and social history from the later 1860s to around 1900. The Progressive Era, the "Roaring Twenties," and a unit on Smith County during World War I are included. The Depression era through World War II round out the heart of Volume Two and a final chapter briefly highlights the history of the modern, post-World War II era.

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