A Guide to the Dorothy Aarts Essay, 1939
Aarts was a student at Incarnate Word Academy of Houston when she submitted the essay, which was later published as Ghost Towns of the Republic of Texas (Houston, 1939).
Copy of the winning entry submitted by Aarts to competition for the James Monroe Texas History Award given by the Society of the Sons of the Republic of Texas in 1939.
Dorothy Aarts Essay, 1939, Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.
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