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Aug. 4, 1907: Galveston Plan Brings Russian Jews to Southwestern U.S.

Note: This is an encore post from 2006. Aug. 4, 1907 Galveston, Texas The Times reports on the Jewish Territorial Organization headed by author and playwright Israel Zangwill and banker Jacob Schiff to help Jews fleeing persecution in Russia.

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Texas Cattle Rustler Gets 99 Years

Photo: Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Assn. Special Rangers Scott Williamson and Marvin Wills along with Carl Wade Curry. Credit: Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Assn. Carl Wade Curry of Athens, Texas, was sentenced to 99 years for cattle rustling. … Continue reading

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