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Pre knife hysteria-When knives were actually MADE in high school- Texas Black knives, etc- PT 5

How these knives came to be dubbed " Texas Black knives"-  The first was found in an estate sale belonging to General  Graber Kidwell of Dallas, Tx.- Not much thought about it until another was found in the estate sale of Henry Calvin, better known as Sgt. Garcia of the old " Zorro" tv show- Got the finder interested in old newspaper articles etc. and he dubbed the knives " Texas Black knives-- What follows are old Dallas newspaper articles, and Henry Calvin (Sgt.  Garcia)  with his own " Texas Black knife""-

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Comment by Jan Carter on August 23, 2014 at 10:15

Part 6

While it may not be politically correct today, it was at the time.  Although the wording is not what we would see today, with so many of our forces out there I would sure love to see someone ramp up a shop to teach the skills and make an effort like this happen today.

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