Prehistoric Peoples of the Coastal Prairies and Marshes is the fourth regional presentation in the multi-year expansion project, Prehistoric Texas. This undertaking was made possible by the financial support and content contributions of many. Grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Texas Historical Commission (Texas Preservation Trust Fund) provided the underwriting that launched and have helped to sustain the project. Supporting funds have come from:
• Educational Foundation of America
• College of Liberal Arts (UT Austin)
• Summerlee Foundation
• Clements Foundation
• Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation
• Department of Anthropology, Texas State University
• E. Thomas Miller
• Council of Texas Archeologists
• Texas Archeological Society
• Southern Texas Archaeological Association
• Travis County Archeology Society
Individual donations also were received from members of the Texas Archeological Society and the Council of Texas Archeologists.
Key Exhibit Partner Organizations: Texas Historical Commission; Texas Archeological Research Laboratory; Instructional Technology Service (College of Liberal Arts, University of Texas at Austin), and Department of Anthropology, Texas State University.
Project Leaders: Susan Dial and Steve Black, editors, Texas Beyond History.
Regional Advisors: Robert Ricklis and Lawrence Aten.
Written Content Contributors: Susan Dial, Steve Black, Robert Ricklis, Rich Weinstein, Robert Weddle, Ken Brown, Lawrence Aten, Nancy Kenmotsu, Phil Dering, Charles Bollich, Meredith Dreiss, Helen Dewolf, Michael West, Donny Hamilton, Barry Kidder, Carly Whelan, Matthew Taylor, Pam Headrick, Joe Hudgins, Robert Rodgers, Robert Drolet, Rick Stryker, Matt Johnson, D. Gentry Steele, Steve Hoyt, Carol Schlenk, Laine Leibick, Jim Bruseth, Jeff Durst, Maureen Brown, and Suzanne Smith.
Web Developers: Heather Smith, as well as student technical assistants David Choi, Kathy Chung, and Mai-Thi Le, through Liberal Arts Instructional Technology Services (UT-Austin).
Graphics and Image Contributors: Susan Dial, Steve Black, Robert Ricklis, Bruce Moses, Rich Weinstein, Bill Birmingham, Roland Pantermuehl, Texas Historical Commission, Coastal Environments, Inc., Robert Weddle, Lou Fullen, Matthew White, Kristy Milliken, and many others credited in the captions.
Artists: Frank Weir, Charles Shaw, Ted DeGrazia, and Hal Story.
Museums and Societies: Museum of the Coastal Bend, Victoria, Texas; Museum of Science and History, Corpus Christi, Texas; Center for American History (UT-Austin).
Collections and Archival Access: Laura Nightengale, Carolyn Spock, Maureen Brown.
Reviewers: Robert Ricklis, Jeff Durst, Nancy Kenmotsu.
Proofreader: Barry Kidder.