Santa Claus Bank Robbery
The Santa Claus Bank Robbery occurred on December 23, 1927, in the Central Texas town of Cisco. Marshall Ratliff, dressed as Santa Claus, along with Henry Helms and Robert Hill, all ex-cons, and Loui...
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1922 Austin twin tornadoes
The twin tornadoes that ripped through Austin, Texas on May 4, 1922 are the most violent to ever strike Austin. The storm originally had one funnel cloud, but was eventually separated into two tornado...
1927 International Pageant of Pulchritude
The Second International Pageant of Pulchritude and Eighth Annual Bathing Girl Revue was held from May 21 to May 23, 1927, in Galveston, Texas. More contestants from outside the United States entered ...
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Texas Farm Bureau
Texas Farm Bureau, the state’s largest farm organization, represents the interests of agricultural producers and rural communities across Texas as the "Voice of Texas Agriculture." Texas Farm Bureau's...
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New Mexico v. Texas
New Mexico v. Texas, 275 U.S. 279, 48 S. Ct. 437 (1927), was a United States Supreme Court case that determined the boundary between Texas and New Mexico in the vicinity of El Paso, Texas.
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Hogg Building
The Hogg Building, also known as the Hogg Palace, is a building located at 401 Louisiana in Downtown Houston, Texas, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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Great Mississippi Flood of 1927
The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 was the most destructive river flood in the history of the United States, with 27,000 square miles inundated up to a depth of 30 feet. To prevent future floods, the...
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Medical Dental Building (Dallas, Texas)
The Medical Dental Building, located in Dallas, Texas, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Built in 1928 in the Art Deco/Art Moderne style, the nine story low-rise was originally kn...
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Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
The Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (DAYL) is a bar organization based in Dallas, Texas (USA) dedicated to community service, such as clothing drives for local shelters, 5K runs for charity, holid...
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1926 International Pageant of Pulchritude
The First International Pageant of Pulchritude and Seventh Annual Bathing Girl Revue, was a beauty pageant held from May 15 to May 17, 1926, in Galveston, Texas. The previous editions of the Galveston...
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1928 Democratic National Convention
The 1928 Democratic National Convention was held at Sam Houston Hall in Houston, Texas June 26 – June 28, 1928. The convention resulted in the nomination of Governor Alfred E. Smith of New York ...
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General Mercantile Store
The General Mercantile Store is a building in Houston, Texas, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The building was constructed in 1920 and was added to the National Register on June 4,...
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Execution of Roy Mitchell
Roy Mitchell was an African-American from Waco, Texas, who was convicted of six murders, and executed on July 30, 1923. His arrest, trial, conviction and execution are considered an example of continu...