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A tribute to early Texas : through the lens of master photographer John R. Blocker

Author: Anita Higman; John R Blocker; Sylvia B Thompson
Publisher: Plano, Tex. : Republic of Texas Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"John R. Blocker was a visionary who gifted Texans with a broad photographic canvas, rich in pictorial history as well as landscape pageantry. This collection of black-and-white photos from the 1920s to the 1940s truly captures the essence of Texas. The book also offers colorful essays of Texas history as well as segments of poetic prose that enhance the photos of our inspiring landscape, architecture, and heroic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anita Higman; John R Blocker; Sylvia B Thompson
ISBN: 1556228376 9781556228377
OCLC Number: 47056317
Description: xv, 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Anita Higman and Sylvia B. Thompson.

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"John R. Blocker was a visionary who gifted Texans with a broad photographic canvas, rich in pictorial history as well as landscape pageantry. This collection of black-and-white photos from the 1920s to the 1940s truly captures the essence of Texas. The book also offers colorful essays of Texas history as well as segments of poetic prose that enhance the photos of our inspiring landscape, architecture, and heroic people"--Back cover.

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