Lillie of Six-Shooter Junction

the amazing story of Lillie Drennan and Hempstead, Texas
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The Naylor company , San Antonio, Tex
Drennan, Lillie E. (McGee) Jackson, 1897-, Hempstead (

Places

Hempstead (

Statementby Florence Guild Bruce.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF394.H44 D72
The Physical Object
Pagination 4 p. 1., vii-x p., 1. l., 232 [2] p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6498284M
LC Control Number46005242
OCLC/WorldCa1070206

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This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Lillie of Six Shooter Junction: The Amazing Story of Lillie Drennan and Hempstead, Texas. Boards warped and stained. Paste-down endpaper bubbling. Previous owner's name in pencil on ffep, paper label removed.

Endpapers and pages heavily foxed and stained. Top and bottom edge and fore-edge foxed. Dust jacket stained and creased with chips and tears. Good / good. Item # # Signed by the Author and Lillie Drennan. Price: $ Lillie of Six-Shooter Junction: the amazing story of Lillie Drennan and Hempstead, Texas.

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Lillie Elizabeth (McGee) Drennan author of "Lillie of SIx Shooter Junction",her biography. Lillie Drennan remainds one of the most colorful citizens of Hempstead, Waller County and the State of Texas. For more information on her life visit the Texas State Historical Association at : Hempstead Cemetery, Hempstead, Waller.

This week I am starting a series on one of the most unusual characters that ever lived in Hempstead. It was first published in I remember Mrs. Lillie Drennan very well, but I really can't. Six-Shooter Junction and the Red Light District By the ’s, Waco had come to be known as “Six-Shooter Junction” because of the number of famous gunfights that took place in the downtown area.

It was also in that the City of Waco passed laws creating the first legal, licensed “red light district” in the State of Texas.

Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy Lillie of Six Shooter Junction: The Amazing Story of Lillie Drennan (Paperback) at nd: Florence Guild Bruce. Lillie of Six-Shooter Junction.

San Antonio: The Naylor Co., First Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth with black lettering. Lean to spine, head and tail creased and rubbed.

Extremities rubbed.

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Dust jacket faded and soiled with chips and tears. More. The city of Hempstead, sometimes known as Six-Shooter Junction, honored Lillie with a banquet on Six-Shooter Junction Day, ; such luminaries as Texas Department of Public Safety director Homer Garrison and future governor Beauford Jester attended.

Manuscript of Lillie of Six-Shooter Junction. (A published copy of Lillie of Six-Shooter Junction may be found in the Western History Collections Library under the call number DYb.).

Foreword --Six-shooter junction --Inheritance of six-shooter junction --Feud fare --George and Fannie --The unwanted baby --Seeds of fear --Voodoo put on Aunt Amy --Little miss tattle-tale --Breadwinner at thirteen --Lillie (and mama) marry Jackson --Back to Baptist hill --Lille becomes a truck driver --Rainy days and flooded highways --Lillie.

Lillie of Six Shooter Junction: The Amazing Story of Lillie Drennan (Paperback) This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

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Due to its age, it may contain imperfections. The “Six Shooter Junction” of Hempstead, Texas is what small town shops once were built upon the needs of a town, the friendships and the joy to preserve a piece of history.

Select rating Cancel rating Give it 1/5 Give it 2/5 Give it 3/5 Give it 4/5 Give it 5/5. It was signed by both Florence Guild Bruce, the author, and Lillie E. Drennan herself. In case you have forgotten, Hempstead was called "Six Shooter Junction" for many years after six men were Author: John "Corky" Daut.

Item Details. A group of three Western-themed books. This set includes a first edition of Lillie of Six-Shooter Junction by Florence Guild Bruce, published by the Naylor Company in ; a copy of Gold is the Cornerstone by John Walton Caughey, published by the University of California Press in ; and a copy of The Rhymed Record by Lula Lee Locher, published by the Naylor Company in   Lillie McGhee Drennan, the first female to get a CDL, by Trucker Barbie Recommended: "Lillie Of Six-Shooter Junction" by Florence Guild Bruce Also "Growing Up In Waller County" by Lawrence Chapman.

Lillie Of Six Shooter Junction (1st Ed, Signed) $ Free shipping. Details about A History of EARLY WACO CURRY Six Shooter Junction SIGNED Texas RARE!. “ You get the exact copy shown in the photos. Book is solid and complete.

Cover is NF. There is Seller Rating: % positive. The town had many saloons and gaming houses during the s, attracting cowhands, drifters, and others who helped earn the town the nickname of "Six Shooter Junction." A red light district called the "Reservation" also grew during this period, and prostitution was legally recognized, licensed, and regulated by the city until the early.

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He overtook a raider and was badly shaken to. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Lillie of Six Shooter Junction: The Amazing Story of Lillie Drennan and Hempstead, Texas at This book, published inwas a Newbery Honor book for Although published as fiction, it is an autobiographical account of one year of the author's childhood,when he was eleven years old and adopted a baby raccoon.

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$ Waller County Whatnot. $ Early Rural Texas seen. The city of Hempstead, sometimes known as Six-Shooter Junction, honored Lillie with a banquet on Six-Shooter Junction Day, ; such luminaries as the director of TX Dept of Public Safety, Homer Garrison and the future governor of Texas, Beauford Jester.

attended the celebration in her honor.5/5. Hempstead was incorporated in and was often colloquially referred to as "Six-Shooter Junction." Notable residents have included Lillie Drennan (also known as "Lillie of Six-Shooter Junction," the first female licensed truck driver in the United States.

Drennan died in Hempstead in and is.New York/Toronto: Bantam Books, Black boards with black cloth spine, black dust jacket with color photograph and gray and white lettering. xvi, pp.

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Inscribed by the author. Includes more.Thanks to those well-publicized shootings and others, the home of Baylor University and numerous churches became known as Six-Shooter Junction. In fact, the standing joke was that when passenger trains approached Waco, the onboard ticket punchers would call out, "Waco, 20 minutes for dinner; walk a block and see a killing.".