New From Eakin Press
Texas Ranger Leo Bishop
His Legendary Life and Time . . . A Personal Glimpse
By Betty Oglesbee & Illustrated By Kim Whitton
Leo Henderson Bishop (1903-1973) was among the first of the “new” Texas Rangers appointed by James V. Allred upon his inauguration as Governor of Texas in 1935. Two boxes of Bishop family memorabilia at the estate sale of Bishop Family Historian Bettye Bishop Robbins in 2016 provided the basis for this personal glimpse into her father’s life, along with supportive articles from the San Augustine Tribune. Read More . . .
Murder in the Streets
A White Choctaw Witness To The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre
By William C. “Choc” Phillips
There have been numerous book and news articles written about the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, but most of the first-person accounts were given by African Americans. However, William C. “Choc” Phillips was part white and part Native American and an eyewitness to one of the most violent episodes in the history of the United States.
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