Look Who's Talking about Texas History

Davick Services recommends the Facebook Group "West Texas History & Memories" for history, famous people, old photos, stories, unclaimed estates and genealogy of the Western Half of Texas . . . Check it out and join the conversation

Texas Events, Scenes, Holidays and Special Collections

Texas celebrates many things including some that are unique to Texas

Defining West Texas from a Historical Perspective

In the winter of 1840 a settlement had been established by Jonathon Bird , three miles east of where Birdville is today. In 1843, Sam Houston came to what was then called Fort Bird or Birdís Fort and remained more than a month, awaiting chiefs from different tribes to discuss a peace parley....continued

Texas Cowboy History stories, photos, books, legends

Texas Cowboy HistoryHistory of Texas Cowboys

Texas Church History

Texas Church HistoryHistory of Churches in Texas

Mysterious Texas ghosts, monsters, ancient artifacts, UFO's, buried treasure

Mysterious TexasMysterious Texas

Texans at Work

Texans at WorkTexans at Work

Texas Police and Firemen

History of Texas Police and FiremenTexas Police and Firemen History

Texas Football History County by County

Texas Football History County by CountyTexas Football History County by County

School Days in Texas 1850 - 1960

Early Days of Schools in Texas

Texas Street Scenes

Texas Street ScenesTexas Street Scenes

Black History in Texas Buffalo Soldiers, Black Cowboys, Pioneers...

Black History in TexasHistory of Texas  Buffalo Soldiers, Black Cowboys...

Christmas in Texas

Christmas in TexasTales of Texas Christmas

Life on the Farm in Texas 1850 - 1950
Unclaimed Estates in Texas - County by County

These deceased residents of Texas left money for their heirs that has gone unclaimed and is being held by the Texas Comptrollers office . . .  see the list for your county

The Brent Lemons Collection

The Brent Lemons Collection is one of the most amazing collections of historical photos from West Texas I've ever seen. Most of the images are from original negatives all are huge and incredibly detailed. His family's pioneer history is just as amazing. 

The Dan Whatley Collection

Dan Whatley is one of those whose rare early photos from postcards and news clippings have earned him a page in appreciation of his many contributions

The Sue Saverance Miller Collection

Some frequent contributors to our Facebook group are just amazing in both the quality and quantity of the photos they share. Sue Severance Miller is one of those who has earned a page of her own.


West Texas History & Memories

Early Life in Texas County by County

Books about Texas People and Places

Amazing People from Texas County by County

Texas History in the 19th Century (Amazon)

Texas History by Category and Event


What's your Favorite Book about a Texas County, Town, Person or Place? Here's our best reads list County by County


Mysterious TexasTrue Stories of Amazing People and Places in Texcas
 Loneliest, Least Populated Counties in Texas
Texas Cowboy HistoryBooks about Texas People County by County


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