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Guss, Felix, and Jim Upshaw founded the community of County Line in the
1870s in northwest Nacogdoches County, in deep East Texas. As with
hundreds of other relatively autonomous black communities created at
that time, the Upshaws sought a safe place to raise their children and
create a livelihood during Reconstruction and Jim Crow Texas. more... about The Upshaws of County Line: An American Family
Ottis Locke Best Book of a Historical Photographic/Artistic Nature from the East Texas Historical Association, 2015