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Sandy Fiedler's
"Voice of East Texas"

  • Three Young Men in Post-WWII America
  • Light Crust Doughboys Still Alive and Picking!
    "... In the 1930s and 1940s the Doughboys played their Western Swing while fans stood around, many in bare feet, enthralled. One Palestine man told me he remembers himself as a young boy, running through the fields to see the Doughboys at their scheduled stop in front of a local grocery store...."
  • The Gem Picture Palace and Other 1920s Charms
    "a silent movie theatre"
  • Slocum - The Town That Blew Away
    "Old-timers still recall Slocum's Great Tornado of April 24, 1929. Ripley's-Believe-It-or-Not oddities occurred, like the mule stuck high in a tree. ..... "
  • Pearl Harbor Survivor - Texas Vic Lively
    "On December 6, 1941, the day before the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, Victor H. Lively, stationed on the battleship USS Nevada, went ashore to Honolulu to buy Christmas gifts for his family. The last thing anybody was thinking about was war ..... "
  • The Redlands
  • Hedonism in East Texas
  • Blind, yes. But She Gathers Seashells -
    Jacel the Palestine Beachcomber

  • Fredericksburg, Texas - Blending German Colonization with Modern Tourism

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