José Cisneros’s (1910–2009) drawings have appeared in more than fifty books, among them Riders across the Centuries, Faces of the Borderlands, and Francis Fugate’s The Spanish Heritage of the Southwest. He is the subject of John O. West’s José Cisneros: An Artist’s Journey. In 2002 President Bush, who collected Cisneros’s work, awarded him the National Humanities Medal.
Frontier San Antonio attracted a great many short-tempered miscreants and adventurers. It also drew missionary priests, conservative merchants, and proper ladies, who established a polite society amid all the commotion. San Antonio Legacy offers their stories, some factual and some less so, often in their own words, from disorder in the Bull’s Head Saloon to hiding silver on wagons to Mexico...
An Almanac for Moderns, A Book of Hours, Cargoes and Harvests , Diversions of the Field, Flowering Earth, A Gathering of Birds, Green Laurels, A Natural History of North American Trees, The Road of a Naturalist