Smith County Texas

Women’s History Month and Bess Robinson

Tom Fennell- WWI Servicemen Sponsorship 2018

various world war I men in uniform

John Arterberry- WWI Servicemen Sponsorship 2017

various world war I men in uniform

Albert Arterberry- WWI Servicemen Sponsorship 2017

various world war I men in uniform

Letters Home From Soldiers During World War I-19171203

World War I Poster Showing three workers.

From Tyler Daily Courier-Times, December 3, 1917:   Letter From Camp Travis Promotions Come to Tyler Boys – Studying French   Camp Travis, November 27, 1917. The holiday will soon be here and the boys at Camp Travis are looking forward to them with pleasure. Thanksgiving is just two days off now, and we will have a big Football game and many other events that day to entertain us. Our Tha ...[Read More]

Forty Years Ago – 1977 September 1

A look back at the anniversaries of Smith County, Texas. Hopefully with some research from me and some comments from you. East Texas Chest Hospital September 1, 1977: The name of East Texas Chest Hospital was changed to The University of Texas Health Center at Tyler when it became a component of the University of Texas System.   From a blog done by University of Texas at Tyler Archives and Sp ...[Read More]

Forty Years Ago – 1977 August

A look back at the anniversaries of Smith County, Texas. Hopefully with some research from me and some comments from you. KZAK-FM Radio Station changed its call letters to KTYL-FM.