Hearne, Texas (Images of America Series)

Hearne, Texas (Images of America Series)

by Melissa Freeman


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738585406
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 05/28/2012
Series: Images of America Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 1,273,128
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Melissa Freeman came to Hearne in 2003 as reporter for the Robertson County newspapers. During her six years on the Hearne beat, she learned that the town not only had an interesting present but an intriguing past as well. Her work at Camp Hearne, a World War II POW camp, intensified that belief and became her motivation to study all 170 years of Hearne’s history.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 7

1 Hearne Beginnings 9

2 Seeds of Prosperity and Bitterness 19

3 Big Railroads and Big Cotton 31

4 Boom and Bust Between the Wars 51

5 Hearne Fights World War II 69

6 Postwar Bustle 85

7 Hard Times Come to Hearne 99

8 Hearne Today 107

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