Trinity University Press

José Cisneros

José Cisneros’s (1910–2009) drawings have appeared in more than fifty books, among them Riders across the CenturiesFaces 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 Cisneross work, awarded him the National Humanities Medal. 

San Antonio Legacy

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...

Ranching Saga

A Ranching Saga tells the story of father and son pioneer ranchers in the Southwest. Around the turn of the century, William Electious Halsell and Ewing Halsell were integral to the growing ranching industry in Texas and Oklahoma. Through newspaper accounts, legal documents, personal correspondence, and interviews with family members, friends, and acquaintances, A Ranching Saga  recounts the...