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Initializing the Panhandle: The History of Panhandle Ranching is a Course

Initializing the Panhandle: The History of Panhandle Ranching

Sep 17 - Oct 22, 2018

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Mondays, Sept.17 to Oct. 22
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
WT Campus
Dr. Bill Green, instructor

You will trace the history of the first generation of major Panhandle ranches beginning in 1875 and work up to the establishment of the XIT Ranch, the last and largest ranching venture in the Panhandle.  By the end of the course you will learn about the establishment of a second generation of important Texas Panhandle ranches.

Dr. Bill Green was born in San Angelo, Texas.  He earned his Ph. D. in history and historic preservation from Texas Tech University, 1981. During his career Bill was Curator of History and Visiting Lecturer for Museum Science, Museum of Texas Tech University, Lubbock; Associate Curator of History, Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio, Texas; Curator of History, Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum.  He was also a lecturer for American History survey courses at Texas Tech University;  American history and Texas history at Texas A&M University, College Station; and lecturer for American history at WTAMU.