6 edition of Lillie of Six Shooter Junction found in the catalog.
July 25, 2007
by Kessinger Publishing, LLC
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||246|
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Lillie of Six Shooter Junction: The Amazing Story of Lillie Drennan and Hempstead, Texas Paperback – Octo by Florence Guild Bruce (Author), John a. Porter (Foreword) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide 3/5(1).
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Lillie of Six Shooter Junction by Florence Guild Bruce, unknown edition. A “six-shooter” is a revolver capable of firing six shots before reloading. The Texas towns of Harlingen, Hempstead, Kenedy, and Waco have all claimed to be known as “Six Shooter Junction” at some point in their histories. The term is largely of historical interest today, to promote a “Wild West” past.
Foreword --Six-shooter junction --Inheritance of six-shooter junction --Feud fare --George and Fannie --The unwanted baby --Seeds of fear --Voodoo put on Aunt Amy --Little miss tattle-tale --Breadwinner at thirteen --Lillie (and mama) marry Jackson --Back to Baptist hill --Lille becomes a truck driver --Rainy days and flooded highways --Lillie.
The city of Hempstead, sometimes known as Six-Shooter Junction, honored Lillie with a banquet on Six-Shooter Junction Day, ; such luminaries as the director of TX Dept of Public Safety, Homer Garrison and the future governor of Texas, Beauford Jester. attended the celebration in her honor.
The “Six Shooter Junction” of Hempstead, Texas is what small town shops once were built upon the needs of a town, the friendships and the joy to preserve a piece of history. Select rating Cancel rating Give it 1/5 Give it 2/5 Give it 3/5 Give it 4/5 Give it 5/5.
Lillie died in Hempstead on Septemand was buried in the Hempstead Cemetery. BIBLIOGRAPHY: Florence Guild Bruce, Lillie of Six-Shooter Junction: The Amazing Story of Lillie Drennan and Hempstead, Texas (San Antonio: Naylor, ).
Item Details. A group of three Western-themed books. This set includes a first edition of Lillie of Six-Shooter Junction by Florence Guild Bruce, published by the Naylor Company in ; a copy of Gold is the Cornerstone by John Walton Caughey, published by the University of California Press in ; and a copy of The Rhymed RecordLillie of Six-Shooter.
Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link) http. On another subject, I just finished rereading the book "Lillie of Six Shooter Junction" by Florence Guild Bruce.
It is not just a biography of Mrs. Drennan, but it also contains a pretty good. Lillie of Six-Shooter Junction. Bruce, Florence Guild.
San Antonio: The Naylor Co., First Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth with black lettering. Lean to spine, head and tail creased and rubbed. Extremities rubbed. Dust jacket faded and soiled with chips and tears.
Good / good. Item # Lillie of Six-Shooter Junction. Bruce, Florence Guild. San Antonio, TX: The Naylor Company, Limited Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth with black lettering. Lean to spine, head and tail creased. Boards warped and stained. Paste-down endpaper bubbling.
Previous owner's name in. Lillie of Six Shooter Junction: The Amazing Story of Lillie Drennan (Paperback) This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Lillie of Six Shooter Junction: The Amazing Story of Lillie Drennan and Hempstead, Texas at Lillie McGhee Drennan, the first female to get a CDL, by Trucker Barbie Recommended: "Lillie Of Six-Shooter Junction" by Florence Guild Bruce Also "Growing Up In Waller County" by Lawrence Chapman.
Press Photo Lillie E. Drennan, Six Shooter Junction, Hempstead, Texas This is an original press photo. Lillie E. Drennan - ex Freight Line operator - week of August 17 - Lillie Drennan was as much a lady as she was a no-nonsense trucker in Six Shooter Junction, alias Hempstead, Texas of the ' Rating: % positive.
Author. Book manuscripts by Gardner, including “Woman: Her Power and Glory” and “Lillie of Six-Shooter Junction”; correspondence (–), a poster (), and scrapbooks and newspaper clippings (– ) regarding Gardner and the release of her books; music scores (–) on the end of World War II, Gen.
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Thanks to those well-publicized shootings and others, the home of Baylor University and numerous churches became known as Six-Shooter Junction. In fact, the standing joke was that when passenger trains approached Waco, the onboard ticket punchers would call out, "Waco, 20 minutes for dinner; walk a block and see a killing.".All Products / Lillie of Six Shooter Junction.
Lillie of Six Shooter Junction. $ Amazing story of Lillie Drennan and Hempstead, Texas by Florence Guild Bruce. Shipping Address: Add to Cart. Item Added. Adding Item.New York: Warner Books, Lillie of Six-Shooter Junction. The Amazing Story of Lillie Drennan and Hempstead, Texas Bruce, Florence Guild.
San Antonio: Naylor Company, Naylor Company, San Antonio, First Edition. [ Non-Fiction ] Signed by .