Sharecroppers in Casa View before the land was developed for houses.

Casa View

It was 1949 when developers Ben Tisinger and Bill Smith bought up cotton farms historically owned by black families and made plans for a…

Gus Thomasson Road

Originally, it was a trail that connected Mesquite with the town of Reinhardt (see entry 8). It officially was changed to Gus Thomasson on…