Publications

The History Center publishes The Pine Bough, a popular annual East Texas history magazine featuring our growing archival collections.

The Pine Bough - Vol 25, December 2020

In the 25th issue of The Pine Bough magazine, readers can enjoy and article featuring The History Center’s oral history collection and its importance to preserving local history, a history of Juneteenth celebration in Diboll and its significance in Texas history, and an overview of women’s history collections at The History Center.  Photo albums featuring images from the Angelina County Chamber of Commerce and the National Forests and Grasslands of Texas collections give glimpses into mid-20th century life in the area.  Scrapbook albums offer images of Lufkin area CCC camps, Diboll Day parade floats, epidemics in history and the local response, and woman suffrage, among other topics. 

TABLE OF CONTENTS: December 2020

Features

Telling Everyone's Story: Oral History at The History Center

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Juneteenth: Celebrating Emancipation

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Fellowship, Education, and Working for the Good of the Community: Angelina County Women's Club Collections at The History Center

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Images from the Angelina County Chamber of Commerce Collection

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Image from the National Forests and Grasslands of Texas Collection

30

Sections

Lufkin Civilian Conservation Corps Company 838 Colored, Camp P-57-T

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The Casper Androus Ricks Newspaper and Photograph Collection

35

Diboll Garden Club Diboll Day Floats

36

Epidemics in Angelina County History

38

The Renfro Family Collection

41

Diboll Scenes from the 1960's

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Woman Suffrage in Texas

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