Step inside our Book Vault, Part 1

“I remember writing to Santa Claus and asking for books. I have a collection of a lifetime” -Judge Jack E. Hightower Welcome to a new series about our Book Vault.  The vault holds many rare and collectable books along with many other special items from our collections.  Today’s installment will focus on its namesake, Judge…

What’s in a phrase?

  Can you think of some examples of famous, maybe even infamous, political catch-phrases? In modern Texas politics, one that comes to mind is Bob Bullock’s signature slogan: God Bless Texas From 1991 to 1999 an estimated one million-plus bumper stickers were mailed to Texans with Mr. Bullock’s signature catch-phrase.  Where did it come from? …

Let’s be social!

Hello! In addition to our new blog, did you know the Poage Legislative Library is on Facebook? Twitter? Instagram? Indeed, we are! We are taking the social media world by storm, please check us out! www.facebook.com/poagelibrary www.twitter.com/poagelibrary http://instagram.com/poagelibrary Socially yours, Debbie Bob Bullock Archivist      

We’re Blogging!

Welcome to the Poage Legislative Library blog! We’ve decided to join the blogging world to keep you informed on all the Poage happenings in a fun and informative fashion.  As the only congressional library that honors an individual wholly for his service in the United States House of Representatives, the W.R. Poage Legislative Library is…

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