Texas Originals airs weekly on KUHF-88.7FM - Friday at 7:49am, repeating on Sunday at 7:04am and Tuesday at 8:04pm.
KUHF Houston Public Radio in partnership with Humanities Texas launches Texas Originals — a new weekly radio segment profiling individuals whose lives and achievements have had a profound influence upon Texas history and culture.
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She was nicknamed "Babe" because of her remarkable athletic skills. She medaled in several Olympic track and field events. She and husband George Zaharias helped launch the Ladies Professional Golf Association.listen now:
He opposed Spanish rule over Mexico and then opposed Mexican rule over Texas. Fought with the Texians against Mexico for Texas Independence and became the Republic of Texas' first Vice Presidentlisten now:
An adventurer who explored Texas and its earliest inhabitants. His book about his travels, Relacion, was the first literary work with Texas as a subject and became the "cornerstone of the history of the Spanish Southwest."listen now:
She served as "First Lady" of Texas as wife of Texas Governor Jim Ferguson. Then succeeded him as the first woman elected as Governor of Texas.listen now: