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Nebraska.

Nebraska.

Date: [1880..1900]
Creator: Cram, George Franklin, 1841-1928
Description: Map shows counties, railroads, cities and towns, and notable geographic features. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,300,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
[Wedding photo of Hadji "Hi Jolly" Ali and Gertrudis Serna]

[Wedding photo of Hadji "Hi Jolly" Ali and Gertrudis Serna]

Date: [1880]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of Hadji Ali ("Hi Jolly") and his new bride in Tuscon, Arizona. Ali is sitting while his bride is standing to his left. Hadji Ali was also known as Philip Tedro.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Portrait of a Young Man

Portrait of a Young Man

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a portrait of Francis Marion McDaniel. He is wearing a stiff collared shirt, necktie, vest, and coat.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Portrait of a Young Woman

Portrait of a Young Woman

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a portrait of Donna Earp McDaniel. She wears a fitted bodice with a light colored wide collar and skirt.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[Dr. James A. Gibson, Jr.]

[Dr. James A. Gibson, Jr.]

Date: 1880
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph (copy) of Dr. James A. Gibson, Jr. Gibson is wearing a military uniform with three rows of buttons down the front of his jacket. He has tassels on each shoulder. His cap has a two bayonets that crisscross as an emblem in the center. He has short trimmed hair and a mustache. Scanned image is of the copy.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Wooden tripod base]

[Wooden tripod base]

Date: 1880
Creator: unknown
Description: Wooden tripod base to 1999.012.001a. Metal covered tip is missing from bottom of one of three turned legs. Levels transit with four screw knobs.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Red wooden station staff]

[Red wooden station staff]

Date: 1880
Creator: unknown
Description: Red wooden station staff to surveyor's transit set. Round staff is capped at base with pointed iron end piece. Brass tip at top swivels. The object is called a "Jacob's Staff" and is used by surveyors to support a compass. The pointed end is jabbed into the ground and the compass is attached to the threaded piece at the top. The ball at the top allows the compass to be levelled.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Framed Godey's Fashion print, one woman is reading]

[Framed Godey's Fashion print, one woman is reading]

Date: 1880
Creator: unknown
Description: Framed Godey's Fashion print. It is in a black frame. The back is covered with brown paper. Has two women, one wearing pink and reading, and the other is wearing lightblue.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Surveyor's transit]

[Surveyor's transit]

Date: 1880
Creator: unknown
Description: Surveyor's transit, mounts with spring-action pin to tripod (1999.012.001b). Face is engraved with cardinal directions, with a star replacing North. Two bubble levels built into face. Degrees and minutes marked around circumference of face. Dial on side changes display on face to read numbers between 1 and 16. Manufacturer: T.F. Randolph, Cincinnati, Ohio. Patent date June 24, 1879. Scope mounts to compass body with screw pins from underneath. Needle tightens by screw action on "W" side of compass. Scope is mounted on a triangular support with single cross beam and center pivot. Focus knob moves but is tight. Surveying equipment belonged to Henry Hamilton Russell (1847-1932) , who came to Hallettsville, Texas from England before 1870. Russell was a surveyor for Lavaca County.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Framed Godey's Fashion print of a woman standing and another woman sitting]

[Framed Godey's Fashion print of a woman standing and another woman sitting]

Date: 1880
Creator: unknown
Description: Framed Godey's Fashion print. It is in a black frame. The back is covered with brown paper. Has two women, one in peach and light blue holding her hat, and the other sitting on a yellow couch and wearing dark blue.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
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