Month: October 2016


The El Paso Corral of Westerners

The El Paso chapter of the Corral of Westerners was organized in 1968 by a group of southwestern writers including  C. Leland Sonnicheson, who was the first sheriff of the group. Membership was restricted to women until 1976 when Betty Ligon, who  was the entertainment and art editor for the El Paso Herald-Post, became the […]


Harriett Quisenberry

Harriet Quisenberry was born in Colin County, Texas. Quisenberry came to El Paso with her husband, Alfred, who she had married at age sixteen and her four children. When she came to El Paso she was in bad health and was told by doctors that she would not live much longer but Harriet recovered. She […]

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