Dorothy Aarts essay
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Copy of the winning entry submitted by Aarts to competition for the James Monroe Texas History Award given by the Society of the Sons of the Republic of Texas in 1939.
- Creation: 1939
- Aarts, Dorothy (Person)
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Dorothy Aarts (1922-2012) was a student at Incarnate Word Academy of Houston when she submitted an essay to a competition sponsored by the Sons of the Republic of Texas. This essay, which was later published as Ghost Towns of the Republic of Texas (Houston, 1939), won the competition.
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Essay on early Texas ghost towns, by then student Dorothy Aarts.
- Dorothy Aarts Essay, 1939
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