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Nonlinear modeling of Texas highway bridges for seismic response-history analysis
A recent increase in the number of earthquakes across the state of Texas has raised concerns about seismic performance of highway bridges in the state inventory, the vast majority of which were not explicitly designed to ...
“Jive That Anybody Can Dig :” Lavada “Dr. Hepcat” Durst and the desegregation of radio in Central Texas, 1948-1963
Lavada “Dr. Hepcat” Durst was the first African American popular music disc jockey in Texas. His radio program The Rosewood Ramble was broadcast on Austin station KVET-1300 AM from 1948 until 1963. KVET’s white owners, who ...
The archaeology of San Diego, Texas : memories media and material culture of the site of an irredentist rebellion
El Plan de San Diego is the name of an important document in Texas history, but the document and surrounding history is usually discussed with little or no reference to the town of San Diego, Texas, the people who lived ...
Galloping through millennia : a multimedia examination of horses in the modern world
The horse has been an integral and ubiquitous element in the development of human civilization for centuries. However, in the last 150 years, its presence in and relevance to peoples’ daily routines has waned. What previous ...
Downtown revitalization along the US-Mexico Border : a case study on Brownsville, Texas
This analysis of the Downtown areas in US- Mexico Border Cities such as Brownsville, McAllen, Laredo, and San Diego will chronicle the history and foundation of each city and also the current revitalization efforts underway ...