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Texas History

1867 - Jessie Andrews was born. She was the first woman to graduate from the University of Texas in 1886. She was also the school's first female teacher in 1888.

1929 - The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) was founded in Corpus Christi, TX.

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Texas is a state of mind. Texas is an obsession. Above all, Texas is a nation in every sense of the word. And there's an opening convey of generalities. A Texan outside of Texas is a foreigner.
- John Steinbeck

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