~ West Texas Historical Association ~

Thursday Night Reception (2006)
Below are some images from the reception and dinner.  Elmer Kelton was also recognized for his upcoming 80th birthday.

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Kenneth Davis and J'Nell Pate.

Elmer Kelton and ?

Robert Carr presents Kelton with a hard hat.

J'Nell Pate with one of Kelton's books.

Dr. Robert Carr presents Elmer Kelton with a personalized parking sign.

Executive Director Tai Kreidler begins the night's official festivities.

Former WTHA president Preston Lewis.

 The Speakers, Presenters and Appreciative Audience (2006)
Below are some images from the 82nd annual meeting of the West Texas Historical Association, which was held on the Sul Ross State University campus from March 31- April 2.

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Jim and Becky Matthews, editors of the WTHA newsletter, The Cyclone.


Group shot of several speakers. Pictured are Mark Howell of Lubbock, Gene Preuss, John Hope [far right], Sammie Simpson [right of Hope] and Jim Allison.

Friday Night Event (2006)
The program offered a wide variety of presentations by speakers of all ages.

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Guest speaker Donald Blakeslee talked about Blanco Canyon and the tracking of Coronado's expedition.

Tai Kreidler inviting attendees to begin eating.

Book display by TTU Press in the Silent Auction Room.

A Scenic View (2006)
Between sessions, members caught up on old times and gathered for meals.

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A beautiful view of Blanco Canyon.

An exhibit at the museum.

Indian trail.

 On the Road Again (2006)
Members of WTHA can often be found at various historical events throughout the state. Click on the images to view a larger version.
WTHA members at the Texas State Historical Association meeting
WTHA members at the East Texas Historical Association meeting.

Randall "Buzz" Montgomery, his wife and Tai Kreidler.

The session is about ready to start.

Randall "Buzz" Montgomery and unidentified person at a session.

WTHA members at the Center for Big Bend Studies, November 10-11, 2006.

Travis Roberts, Tom Crum, Paul Carlson, and ?

Tom Crum and Curtis Peoples presenting their papers in a session put together by WHTA members.

Troy Ainsworth chatting with fellow history buffs.

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Ashley Pettiet-Richey, Janet Neugebauer and Travis Roberts at the Center for Big Bend Studies annual meeting.

The gang enjoys dinner in Paisano, Texas.

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