Dolph Briscoe

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Name: Dolph Briscoe
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Flag fails to draw mimimum bid

MANCHESTER — The historic Forster Flag did not find a new home during an auction at Doyle New York in New York City on Wednesday.The bright red silk flag — measuring 60-by-63 inches and said to be the earliest surviving flag that incorporates 13 white ... [Published Gloucester Daily Times - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

LIZ SMITH: "The Americans" ...

Texans intent on selling the flag: Dan and Jean Rather, Phyllis George, and Liz. "The Americans" — Spy Vs. Spy ... Remembering the Great Mickey Rooney ... Kate Winslet Haunted By Nudes.Tuesday, April 8, 2014by Liz Smith“THE RIGHT thing to do never ... [Published New York Social Diary - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 2 reports

Briscoe Center to gain endowment and possibly more from April 9 auction of Revolutionary War flag

The University’s Dolph Briscoe Center for American History will gain an endowment from the Flag Heritage Foundation’s Wednesday auction of a Revolutionary War era American flag, and its directors are also hoping the purchaser will donate the flag to the ... [Published Daily Texan - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 2 reports

Rare 1775 American flag up for auction in New York

NEW YORK — A New York City auctioneer is offering for sale a Revolutionary War flag it says could bring between $1 million and $3 million.Doyle New York says the 1775 Forster Flag is the earliest surviving flag representing the 13 original colonies.The ... [Published News-Journal - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Texas hold'em: A university bets big on a high-profile auction

The flag is expected to fetch between $1 million and $3 million at auction, but could go for considerably more.The seller is the Flag Heritage Foundation, which will use the proceeds to create an endowment at University of Texas's Dolph Briscoe Center ... [Published CNNMoney.com - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

CECILIA WALKER

after a long and arduous battle with vascular dementia, Cecilia Yendrey Walker was called to her final rest.Cecilia was the daughter of Agnes Foegelle and Alexander J. Yendrey of Three Rivers, Texas and beloved niece of the late Monsignor Peter Foegelle ... [Published Pleasanton Express - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Earliest Surviving American Revolutionary War Era Flag With 13 Stripes Depicting The 13 Original Colonies To Be Auctioned

/PRNewswire/ -- A rare and important relic of the American Revolutionary War will be auctioned in New York on April 9th. The circa 1775 Forster Flag is the earliest surviving flag incorporating thirteen stripes representing the thirteen original colonies. ... [Published TickerTech.com - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

You Remember Dolph Briscoe, Don't You?

That was the subhead for Griffin Smith Jr.’s February 1976 sorta cover story on the Democratic governor from Uvalde. I say “sorta” because Briscoe was actually on the cover for that year’s Bum Steer awards in a corny but funny shot: the governor waving ... [Published Texas Monthly - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

Rayburn chandelier restored to former glory

Part of a larger conservation efforttaking place at the museumBONHAM, Texas — The Sam Rayburn Museum’s New England Colonial style chandelier has been successfully restored and rehung in the museum’s foyer. The Rayburn Museum is a division of the Dolph ... [Published North Texas e-News - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 1 reports

James Madison Cotten

, at the age of 94. He was the son of Fred Rider and Mary Akard Cotten. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Shirley Cotten; nephew, Rider Scott; grand niece and nephew, Chelsea Hunt and Sloane Scott; daughter-in-law, Christine Bow-Switzer, and husband, ... [Published Weatherford Democrat - Mar 11 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 10 2014 - 1 reports

The name game, primary style

As we know, Democrats have had some issues in recent primaries with random results based on low information and name variations. Turns out Republicans have those issues , too. This year, names may have also factored in other races, including ... [Published Off the Kuff - Mar 10 2014]
First reported Feb 06 2014 - Updated Feb 06 2014 - 1 reports

Back In Time 02-06-14

Feb. 6, 1944: Lt. Gordon H. Branham is spending a 10-day leave in the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. G.H. Branham. He is an instructor at the Naval Air Base at Norman, Okla.•Seaman Second Class Clifford L. Arnold, son of the Rev. and Mrs. Porter L. ... [Published Plainview Daily Herald - Feb 06 2014]

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Flag fails to draw mimimum bid [Published Gloucester Daily Times - Apr 11 2014]
Jesse Berthal “J.B.” Edwards [Published Bandera Bulletin - Apr 09 2014]
LIZ SMITH: "The Americans" ... [Published New York Social Diary - Apr 08 2014]
Briscoe Center to gain endowment and possibly m... [Published Daily Texan - Apr 08 2014]
Sale of historic flag will benefit Dolph Brisco... [Published MySanAntonio - Apr 08 2014]
Rare 1775 American flag up for auction in New York [Published News-Journal - Apr 05 2014]
Rare 1775 American flag up for auction in NYC [Published South Carolina Enquirer-Herald - Apr 04 2014]
Texas hold'em: A university bets big on a high-... [Published CNNMoney.com - Apr 03 2014]
CECILIA WALKER [Published Pleasanton Express - Apr 02 2014]
Earliest Surviving American Revolutionary War E... [Published TickerTech.com - Mar 27 2014]
You Remember Dolph Briscoe, Don't You? [Published Texas Monthly - Mar 14 2014]
Rayburn chandelier restored to former glory [Published North Texas e-News - Mar 13 2014]
James Madison Cotten [Published Weatherford Democrat - Mar 11 2014]
The name game, primary style [Published Off the Kuff - Mar 10 2014]
Back In Time 02-06-14 [Published Plainview Daily Herald - Feb 06 2014]
Back In Time 01-08-14 [Published Plainview Daily Herald - Jan 07 2014]
Who are these people on our ballot? [Published Off the Kuff - Jan 05 2014]
JFK’s FINAL HOURS IN TEXAS: An Eyewitness Remem... [Published PRWeb - Oct 07 2013]
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The name game, primary style [Published Off the Kuff - Mar 10 2014]
As we know, Democrats have had some issues in recent primaries with random results based on low information and name variations. Turns out Republicans have those issues , too. This year, names may have also factored in other races, including ...
Who are these people on our ballot? [Published Off the Kuff - Jan 05 2014]
The filing deadline is long past, and campaigning for the primary and general election is well underway. Democrats in Harris County have a fairly full complement of legislative candidates this fall, some of whom are better known than others. I thought ...
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