Harriet Frances Smith Narrative | East Texas Research Center
By Pamela Lynn Palmer, 1980
Primary Creator: Smith, Harriet Frances (b. 1870)
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Harriet Frances Smith was born in Huntsville, Texas in 1870. She studied music and taught piano in Paris, Texas and Huntsville and directed the Department of Music at Texas Christian University at Waco. Then she taught grade school children in Montgomery and Brownwood, Texas, before settling again in Huntsville, where she taught geography at Sam Houston State University from 1914 to 1941. She co-authored The Geography of Texas in 1923 and served as president of the Texas Council of Geography Teachers.
("Smith, Harriet Francis." Control File, East Texas Research Center. Ralph W. Steen Library. Stephen F. Austin State University).
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- "Black Prairie, A Regional Study" describes the soil, population, water supply, climate, agriculture, topography, and industries of the black soil region in central and north central Texas. In detailing the economic expansion of the region, Harriet Smith includes interaction with major Texas cities such as Dallas, Fort Worth, Waco, Austin, San Antonio, and Houston.