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Stolen Moments from the Ernst Farm: Letters to a Texan in the CCC

The 406-acre Ernst Farm on the outskirts of San Antonio, was almost completely operated by strong-willed rural women, as a mother, three sisters and a granddaughter make a productive farm through the Depression and World War II. Continue reading

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Women on the Texas Frontier

When we include the native women, the Tejanas, the Germans, and the many women of multiple nationalities who migrated to rural areas to stand by their men, or to stand without a man, how does that revise the perception of male Anglo-dominated glory and legendary heroes? Continue reading

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