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Whistling Dick's Christmas Stocking (open access)

Whistling Dick's Christmas Stocking

Short story about a "professional tramp" in New Orleans.
Date: December 1899
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
The Pimienta Pancakes (open access)

The Pimienta Pancakes

A cow camp cook tells a story about a pancake recipe.
Date: December 1903
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
Rouge et Noire (open access)

Rouge et Noire

A short story about the banana trade in Central America based on O. Henry's experiences in Honduras in the late 1890s. This is perhaps the first instance of O. Henry's use of the term "banana republic."
Date: December 1901
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
The Sphinx Apple (open access)

The Sphinx Apple

Short story about a group of travelers stopped for the night.
Date: December 1903
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
Next to Reading Matter (open access)

Next to Reading Matter

Short story set in New York
Date: December 1907
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
Hearts and Crosses (open access)

Hearts and Crosses

Short story set in Texas.
Date: December 1904
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
The Third Ingredient (open access)

The Third Ingredient

Short story about two young women who live in a tenement.
Date: December 1908
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
The Unprofitable Servant (open access)

The Unprofitable Servant

Unfinished short story set in New York.
Date: December 1911
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
Thimble Thimble (open access)

Thimble Thimble

Short story about a wealthy family.
Date: December 1908
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
Hearts and Hands (open access)

Hearts and Hands

Short story about a marshal and a prisoner.
Date: December 1902
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
Helping the Other Fellow (open access)

Helping the Other Fellow

Short story set in South America.
Date: December 1908
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
The Ransom of Mack (open access)

The Ransom of Mack

Short story about two hustlers.
Date: December 1904
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
Telemachus, Friend (open access)

Telemachus, Friend

A man discusses friendship with a hotel proprietor. The advertisement on the cover of the magazine for Cream of Wheat includes the brand's mascot, Rastus, a racist depiction of a Black cook.
Date: December 1905
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
Compliments of the Season (open access)

Compliments of the Season

A short story set during Christmastime, centered around the misadventures of several characters.
Date: December 1906
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
The Country of Elusion (open access)

The Country of Elusion

Short story about a magazine editor.
Date: December 1906
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
A Christmas Pi- (open access)

A Christmas Pi-

A short story set at Christmastime.
Date: December 1909
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
Bulger's Friend (open access)

Bulger's Friend

Short story about an old man who joins the Salvation Army.
Date: December 26, 1901
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
A Double-Dyed Deceiver (open access)

A Double-Dyed Deceiver

Short story about a young man who flees to South America to avoid being sentenced for murder.
Date: December 1905
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History