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This Day in Texas History: Famous Hollywood Designer Born in Waco

This Day in Texas History: Famous Hollywood Designer Born in Waco August 18, 1894 On this day in 1894, Travis Banton was born in Waco. When he was two, his family moved to New York, where he later studied at the Art Students League and the New York School of Fine and Applied Art before…
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This Day in Texas History: Joan Crawford Dies

This Day in Texas History: Joan Crawford Dies May 10, 1977 On this day in 1977, legendary actress Joan Crawford died of a heart attack at her home in New York. Crawford was born Lucille LeSeur in San Antonio in 1906. As a teenager, she caught the eye of a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer talent scout and moved…
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This Day in Texas History: Pioneer Memoirist Born in Missouri

This Day in Texas History: Pioneer Memoirist Born in Missouri April 28, 1825 Dilue Rose Harris (1825–1914), pioneer and memoirist, the daughter of Dr. Pleasant W. and Margaret (Wells) Rose, was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on April 28, 1825.  The family arrived in Texas in April 1833, stopped temporarily at Harrisburg, and settled at…
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