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St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Galveston, Texas, Baptismal, Confirmation, Marriage, and Death Records: 1860-1952 icon

Record of Interments of the City of Galveston, 1859-1872

Yellow Fever in Galveston, Republic of Texas, 1839: an Account of the Great Epidemic

Poll List of a Trustee Election, Galveston County, Texas

Galveston City Directory

Tracks to the Sea: Galveston and Western Railroad Development, 1866-1900 icon

Oleander Odyssey: The KEMPNERs of Galveston, Texas, 1854-1980s

Ships' Passenger Lists, Port of Galveston, Texas, 1846-1871 icon

Historical Vignettes of Galveston Bay icon

A Place in Time: Memories of the Buccaneer Hotel icon

Czech Immigration Passenger Lists: Volume VI: New York 1881-1886 and Galveston 1880-1886

Centennial, the Story of the Kingdom of God on Earth in That Portion of the Vineyard Which for One Hundred Years Has Been the Diocese of Galveston icon

A Guide to Historic Galveston icon

From Arrows to Astronauts: A Short History of the Communities Surrounding Clear Creek icon

Images of Galveston County, Texas, 1838-1992 icon

Galveston: Island of Chance icon

League City; A History... icon

Rebel Brothers: The Civil War Letters of the TRUEHEARTs icon

Galveston: Ellis Island of the West icon

Galveston: A History of the Island icon

Henry COHEN: The Life of a Frontier Rabbi icon

The Galveston That Was icon

Galveston County, Texas Marriages: 1838-1850; Book A icon

Cottonclads! The Battle of Galveston and the Defense of the Texas Coast icon

Torpedoes in the Gulf: Galveston and the U-Boats, 1942-1943 icon

Galveston and the Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railroad icon

Galveston Architecture Guidebook icon

Battle on the Bay: The Civil War Struggle for Galveston icon

The Samuel May WILLIAMS Home: The Life and Neighborhood of an Early Galveston Entrepreneur icon

Original IOOF Ledger, Galveston Lodge No. 3 May 24, 1848 Through September 27, 1904 icon
From the seller: "Good+ 18" x 13" x 3", extremely heavy. Cloth-covered leather boards, raised bands on spine, marbled endpapers. Edges frayed, beginning to hinge, cloth partially torn away exposing the leather underneath. 56 years of financial records at the turn of the twentieth century, all in lovely, old calligraphy. ; 796 pages."

They Made Their Own Law: Stories of Bolivar Peninsula icon

Galveston and the Great West

Women, Culture & Community: Religion & Reform in Galveston, 1880-1920 iconThe Historic Seacoast of Texas icon
"The Gulf Coast of Texas has drawn people ever since nomadic Indian tribes sought sustenance in the coastal lagoons and marshes. Spanish and French explorers shipwrecked on these shores, while settlers in the nineteenth century turned Galveston and Indianola into thriving ports. Today, the coast is a major hub for industry and maritime shipping, as well as for commercial and pleasure fishing. Perhaps most important, the Gulf Coast remains a place where visitors and residents alike find refreshment and renewal. J. U. Salvant's lovely watercolor paintings in this book capture the history, beauty, and natural resources of the Texas coast. Some recreate landmarks that have been washed away by the tides of time, while others depict historical sites that welcome visitors. Still other paintings portray aspects of coastal life that are timeless. David G. McComb offers a concise, fascinating history of the Texas coastline to accompany the paintings. He shows how the resources of land and sea have always attracted people to the coast and describes the effects of major hurricanes. He also provides vignettes of individuals whose lives are woven into the Gulf Coast story. Taken together, these words and images blend past and present into a seamless depiction of the charms of the Gulf Coast."

Diamond Jubilee, 1847-1922, of the Diocese of Galveston and St. Mary's Cathedral icon

Sold! The History of San Leon - the First of a series of Books written About the People Who Settled the Coastal Prairies and Western Shore of Galveston Bay - Based on Historical documentation and the Memories of the Descendents of the Early Pioneer Families icon

Sold! Discovering Galveston County's Past: Images II of Galveston County, Texas icon

Sold! Galveston County Landmarks icon

 

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