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Published by Cuero Record in Cuero, Tex .
Written in English

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Statementcompiled and written by Lelia Seelingson.
LC ClassificationsMLCM 89/02685 (F)
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1819729M
LC Control Number89827882

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The name of the book, published in , is "Indianola and Other Poems," and its yellowed pages, bound together by string, are as fragile to the touch as would be a human born the same year. I will digress just long enough to tell you research gleaned that . Neglected, even overlooked, by historians in this century, Indianola must be restored to her rightful place in the annals of Texas. The eyes of Texas must be refocused on the vastly important role she played in its development as Republic and State. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. She and fellow resident Jack Henry, 72, became the driving force behind a new book, "Indianola: A Community Memoir," recently published by the Indianola Beach Improvement Club. "When my dad, Dean, went to Dorothy saying we should record the history and stories of the people in this community before it was too late, he knew very well that she.

Indianola and Matagorda Island, A Local History and Visitor's Guide for a Lost Seaport and a Barrier Island on the Texas Gulf Coast. The first newspaper in Indianola was the Bulletin, founded in by John Henry Brown. Other papers of the period were the Courier, the Times, and the Indianolan. The town was incorporated in , the year in which City Hospital began operation. In and two shiploads of camels were landed at Indianola. The Indianola Immigrant Database is an effort to record Indianola immigration via family history, printed histories, and other sources that are often provided by descendents. The project began in as a project of the Victoria County Historical Commission.   The designation of the town name- Indianola is not well documented but oral history shares the story that the name Indianola was to be found on a stove in the general store. And likely the name Indianola was chosen to honor the area of Mississippi- “IndianBayou”, later Indianola, Mississippi, where many local Choctaws were relocated from to Oklahoma.

  A History of Indianola Page: 4 of 9 [14] p. ; 22 cm. This book is part of the collection entitled: Star of the Republic Museum Objects and was provided to The Portal to Texas History by the Star of the Republic Museum. All Smithsonian museums and Smithsonian Libraries locations continue to be closed to support the effort to contain the spread of COVID We are not announcing a re-opening date at this time and will provide updates on a regular and as-needed basis. Incorporated as a town in , Indianola's roots were first set at Indian Point, three miles to the north of Powderhorn Bayou. At Indian Point, an American settlement had sprung up in a year after Texas had become a state. INDIANOLA Indianola Railroad Company was chartered on Janu , to build from the port of Indianola at Powderhorn Bayou on Matagorda Bay fifteen miles to a connection with the San Antonio and Mexican Gulf Railroad at Clark Station in Calhoun County. The SA&MG had begun construction at Port Lavaca in , its avowed destination being Victoria and San Antonio.