Modernization and Erasure in the Borderlands

When 2:00 PM Thursday, March 2, 2023

Session Chair Marie Theresa Hernandez, University of Houston

Presentations by Kenna Lang Archer, "Raising and Razing Adobe: Cooling Strategies and Modernizing Forces in the Texas Borderlands," Angelo State University; Jessico K. Ceeko, "The Arrival of Modernity on Rail: Rapid Economic and Urban Development in San Antonio, 1877-1899," Southern Methodist University; Kyle B. Carpenter, "War to the Knife: Railroad Competition in the Rio Grande Borderlands, 1868-1888," University of Arkansas Rich Mountain