Password XLIV, 1999

Password Volume XLIV, Numbers 1-4 from 1999

Volume XLIV, No. 1, Spring 1999

El Paso’s Paramount-Publix Theatre, A Brief Historical Overview by John Martin West
The Camino Real at the Pass: The Economy and Political Structure of the Paso Del Norte Area in the Eighteenth Century by Dr. Rick Hendricks
And All Through the House by Lea Vail
The Burges House by Lea Vail

Book Reviews

Norma Iglesias Prieto, Beautiful Flowers of the Maquiladora by Sarah John
Don E. Alberts, The Battle of Glorieta: Union Victory in the West by Nichole Etcheson
Thomas S. Edrington and John Taylor, The Battle of Glorieta Pass: A Gettysburg in the West by Nichole Etcheson
Donna I. Guy and Thomas E. Sheridan, Editors, Contested Ground: Comparative Frontiers on the Northern and Southern Edges of the Spanish Empire by Dr. Oakah L. Jones
Thad Sitton and Dan K. Utley, From Can See to Can’t: Texas Cotton Farmers on the Southern Prairies by Dr. Gregory Rocha
Neil Foley, The White Scourge: Mexicans, Blacks, and Poor Whites in Texas Cotton Culture by Dr. Gregory Rocha

Volume XLIV, No. 2, Summer 1999

The Guns of Valverde Revisited by Frank Jenkins
Eugene O. Porter Award
Rio, Mesa, and Sierra: An Environmental History of the Greater El Paso Area Part I by Dan Scurlock

Frank W. Gorman Historical Essay Contest

My Grandfather by Joshua Larkin
Texas College of Mines and Metallurgy by Eleanor Duke

Volume XLIV, No. 3, Fall 1999

El Paseno, Padre Ramon Ortiz: 1814-1896 by Samuel E. Sisneros
The Irish/English Conflict of New Mexico’s Lincoln County War by John R. Moore
Rio, Mesa, and Sierra: An Environmental History of the greater El Paso Area Part II by Dan Scurlock

Book Review

Christine Preston, Douglas Preston and Jose Antonio Esquibel, The Royal Road: El Camino real from Mexico City to Santa Fe by Dr. George Torok

Volume XLIV, No. 4, Winter 1999

Joseph Magoffin: El Paso Pioneer by Mary Kay Shannon
From “Chasers” to the Family Trade: Some Early El Paso Soda Bottlers by Bill Lockhart
The Texas School of Mines by John A. Ferguson, Sr.
It Took a Car to Stop Him by Shirley G. Clement

Book Reviews

Ryan, John P. Fort Stanton and Its Community by John R. Moore
Rothman, Hal, ed. Reopening the American West by Robert W. Righter
Frank, Patrick. Posada’s Broadsheets: Mexican Popular Imagery, 1890-1910 by John H. Haddox
Mike Wallace. Mickey Mouse History and Other Essays on American Memory by Scott White
Noyes, Stanley and Daniel J. Gelo, Comanches in the New West, 1895-1908: Historic Photographs by Jere Franco

Since 1954 the El Paso County Historical Society has been a driving force in the historic scene of El Paso. EPCHS strives to foster research into the history of the El Paso area; acquire and make available to the public historic materials; publish and encourage historical writing pertaining to the area; and to develop public consciousness of our rich heritage.