The History Center publishes The Pine Bough, a popular annual East Texas history magazine featuring our growing archival collections.
The Pine Bough - Vol 13, December 2008
This issue of the Pine Bough features a photographic history of the Rayville Ranch, a cattle raising operation of Southern Pine Lumber Company from 1913 to 1933 and a World War II B-24 Bomber flight log of Diboll native Gayle Cruthirds. The scrapbook section features 18 pages of interesting subjects, including the Neches River, early game preserves, clearcutting, the communities of Nancy and Wildhurst, Prairie Grove School, the Civilian Conservation Corps, and Big Thicket hunting camps. Additionally, the news and notices section shares about The History Center’s exciting year of events and activities.
TABLE OF CONTENTS: December 2008
“The Lonesomest Place in the World:” A Photographic History of the Rayville Ranch, 1913-1933, by Jonathan Gerland
Eyewitness to History: World War II Flight Log Reaches Local Students, by Emily Hyatt
Civilian Conservation Corps
Big Thicket Hunting
World War I
Prairie Grove School
Texas Forest Festival
News & Notices