Abilene Daily: Snapshots of Home
by Jay Moore
Jay Moore shares a bit about the Abilene Daily book in the video below.
Dr. Jay Moore, Abilene’s popular, home-grown historian, relates at least one story, event, or vignette tied to each calendar day – more than 366 civic-shaping snapshots that have helped fashion the tone and texture of the city. A few examples:
Jan. 8 – Crooked Bartender
Jan. 20 – Dammit, He’s Dead
March 14 — Theodore Roosevelt Makes a Visit
June 8 — County Commissioners Ban Hitching Horses to Trees
July 7 – Houdini Slips By
August 15 – Taco Bueno Numero Uno
Sept. 23 – My, My Myrtle!
Dec. 25 – Abilene’s Greatest Christmas Gift
Hardcover, 6×9, 334 pages. Black and white photographs and illustrations.
Autographed copies available exclusively at Texas Star Trading Company.