A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from December 29, 2011
Tylerite (inhabitant of Tyler)

"Tylerite” is the name of an inhabitant of Tyler, Texas. The name “Tylerite” has been cited in print since at least 1880.


Wikipedia: Tyler, Texas
Tyler is a city in and the county seat of Smith County, Texas, in the United States. It takes its name from President John Tyler. The city had a population of 109,000 in 2010, according to the United States Census Bureau. Tyler is the principal city of the Tyler Metropolitan Statistical Area, with a population of 209,714 in 2010, and the regional center of the Tyler-Jacksonville combined statistical area, with a population of 260,559 in 2010.

Tyler has the nickname “Rose Capital of the Nation”. It gained this name due to the large quantity of rose bushes processed through the area, along with hosting America’s largest rose garden.

In 1985, the international Adopt-a-Highway movement originated in Tyler when, after appeals by local Texas Department of Transportation officials, the local Civitan chapter adopted a 2-mile (3-km) stretch of U.S. Highway 69. Tyler is also home to the Caldwell Zoo and Broadway Square Mall.

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Our goal at Tylerites is to provide you with the most comprehensive, current, and relevant information to what’s happening now in Tyler, Texas.  We believe Tyler is a great place to live full of wonderful people and opportunities.  Please check the site often for new reviews and to learn about new businesses, organizations, and events in Tyler.

The Portal to Texas History
12 July 1851, The Red-Land Herald (San Augustine, TX), pg. 2, col. 4:
... as the one recently started in Tyler county. Ater dispersing the darkness from among the Tylerites we would suggest the removal of this new paper to Matagorda.

The Portal to Texas History
21 October 1880, Brenham (TX) Weekly Banner, pg. 2, col. 5:
JUDGE JACK EVANS told the Tylerites what he knew about republicanism last Saturday.

19 June 1885, Galveston (TX) Daily News, pg. 4, col. 2:
CONGRESSMAN JONES AND THE TYLER POSTOFFICE.
(...)
It should be remembered, however, that Tyler usually has a baker’s dozen of available congressional candidates, and that, as local pride and patriotism usually go in politics, it is the sacred duty of every loyal Tylerite to try to embarrass the incumbent congressman for the Third district, who is not of Tyler.

18 October 1886, Dallas (TX) Morning News, “Doings of the Beau Monde,” pg. 2, col. 3:
Mr. Grambling, a well known Tylerite, was married on Wednesday last to Miss Rowell, of Jefferson.

22 November 1886, Dallas (TX) Morning News, “Doings of the Beau Monde,” pg. 2, col. 3:
Mr. H. H. Moore, of Brownwood, paid a visit to his old friends in Tyler this week. (...) Who will say Tylerites are not liberal?

The Portal to Texas History
18 February 1892, Fort Worth (TX) Gazette, pg. 2, col. 1:
“There will be a h--l of a fight,” was the sententious comment of a Tylerite on reading Judge Clark’s announcement.

The Portal to Texas History
30 March 1892, Fort Worth (TX) Gazette, pg. 1, col. 1:
After Tylerites,
Special to the Gazette.
AUSTIN, TEX., March 29.—There is a good deal of speculation to-night among the enemies of the railway bond bill as to its fate to-morrow and the tactics to be adopted against it.

Posted by Barry Popik
Texas (Lone Star State Dictionary) • (0) Comments • Thursday, December 29, 2011 • Permalink