Document Type

Article

Publication Date

4-26-2016

Abstract

This case study of Texarkana examines the town’s existence as a new community athwart the border between Arkansas and Texas and simultaneously that between the South and Southwest. It looks at a cross-section of border-town life in the early 1890s and finds, in four disparate but common stories, that violence touched all socio-economic classes and genders as a defining cultural feature.

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Ouachita Baptist University, Faculty Colloquium Presentation

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