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    “With its distinguished array of authors and impressive array of topics, this volume will be welcomed by readers of Texas history.” —Patrick G. Williams, author of Beyond Redemption

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    “One of the most compelling collections I’ve read in years. Every story is filled with luminous insights. Outstanding.” —Debra Magpie Earling, author of Perma Red

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    “Byrd Williams IV reveals within four of the Williams’ family generations, an interesting dichotomy found in the photographic practices of the commercial and fine arts worlds.” —O. Rufus Lovett, photographer Kilgore Rangerettes

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    Sutherland Springs, Texas, will be recognized for its thorough research and scholarship.” —M.J. Morgan, author of Border Sanctuary and Land of Big Rivers

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    This is an excellent survey of the lives of the women in the Lone Star State. It fills a needed gap in the story of Civil War Texas.” —Anne J. Bailey, coeditor of Civil War Arkansas

     

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    “This will be a very successful book—with topics part familiar and part surprising, but always informative and entertaining.” —Cary D. Wintz, co-editor of Major Problems in Texas History

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    Francis Edward “Ab” Abernethy served as the Secretary-Editor of the Texas Folklore Society for over three decades, managing the organization’s daily operations and helping it grow.

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    “Thumbs up!” —Merle Haggard

     

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    “A compelling account of the unorthodox women who brilliantly helped sustain the vital flow of military aircraft around the country at the height of World War II.” —Dorothy Cochrane, Curator of the National Air and Space Museum

     

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    “Thank goodness for people like Carol Comer and Dianne Gregg who did their part to lift our culture by supporting and sharing with the world powerful music by powerful musicians who happened to be women.” —Maria Schneider, Grammy Award-winning composer and big-band leader

UNT Press publishes two books this month.