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The Texas Bookshelf is for single, specific books' reviews and author interviews . The Texas Parlor ranges more broadly than my other websites. The Young Texas Reader focuses on the youngest through teenagers. Texas Blog Notes surveys blogs of historical and literary interest. I've started a Will's Texana Youtube collecting channel where 1,000 videos are collected in 100 playlists . Find Will in Houston or at willstexana {at} yahoodotcom

Sunday, August 23, 2009

UT's TxTell Stories about Longhorn and the Pasture

TxTell     Self-described as "TxTell is a web site that chronicles the impact of The University of Texas at Austin on the state of Texas and the world. TxTell relates the personal stories behind the many distinguished people who make up the UT family, past and present. It also provides information about UT programs and collections, describes our research and discoveries, and highlights other contributions that have made a difference over the past 118 years and counting."

Top Ten: (by number of hits received)

  1. Austin City Limits
  2. Barbara Smith Conrad: Mezzo-soprano, Civil Rights Pioneer
  3. Barbara Jordan
  4. Catherine Crier: from Judge to Television Journalist
  5. Alcoholism Research and the Genetic Equation
  6. Robert Runyon Photograph Collection of the South Texas Border Area
  7. San Antonio Riverwalk
  8. Walter Cronkite
  9. Denton Cooley
  10. "Courage and the Refusal To Be Swayed": Heman Marion Sweatt's Legal Challenge that Integrated The University of Texas
About a hundred stories, some with audio.
Stories are presented in "Verbose" and "Simple" forms.

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