Seidenstickers in Texas Since 1855

Seidenstickers in Texas Since 1855

Date: 2007
Creator: Stewart, Anne
Description: Book containing a detailed family history for the Seidensticker family, who immigrated to Comfort, Texas from Germany in 1855. This book was compiled for the 2007 Seidensticker family reunion.
Contributing Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection
[Immigration officials, Laredo, Texas]

[Immigration officials, Laredo, Texas]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of five immigration officials in Laredo, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
[International Bridge, Laredo, Texas and Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas]

[International Bridge, Laredo, Texas and Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Mexican Immigration and Customs officials at the International Bridge. A note on the front of the postcard says, "Puente y personal de la hovana y mieracion. Nuevo Laredo, Tamps."
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
The Cabin Book; or, Sketches of Life in Texas.

The Cabin Book; or, Sketches of Life in Texas.

Date: 1844
Creator: Sealsfield, Charles, 1793-1864
Description: This is an English translation of the German text, which is a historical novel about the creation of the Republic of Texas. It consists of a series of sketches that depict the new Republic of Texas as a land of opportunity for immigrants.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Translation: Laws, Orders and Contracts, on Colonization, From January 1821, up to 1829; In Virtue of Which, Col. Stephen F. Austin Introduced and Settled Foreign Emigrants in Texas.  With an Explanatory Introduction.

Translation: Laws, Orders and Contracts, on Colonization, From January 1821, up to 1829; In Virtue of Which, Col. Stephen F. Austin Introduced and Settled Foreign Emigrants in Texas. With an Explanatory Introduction.

Date: 1837
Creator: Austin, Stephen F. (Stephen Fuller), 1793-1836
Description: This document includes an Introduction and an Advertisement written by Stephen F. Austin giving a brief introduction of the history of Austin's Colony and background about the printed translations of the emigration laws, decrees, and contracts on colonization as well as correspondence between the Mexican government and Austin.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Heritage, Volume 01, 2008

Heritage, Volume 01, 2008

Date: 2008
Creator: Texas Historical Foundation
Description: Quarterly publication containing articles related to the preservation of historic artifacts and sites in Texas. Feature articles discuss various aspects of Texas history and heritage, often highlighting museums and collections within the state. Also included are book reviews, current preservation news, and a listing of historical museums in Texas.
Contributing Partner: Texas Historical Foundation
The Forgotton Colony: San Patricio de Hibernia: The History, the People and the Legends of the Irish Colony of McMullen-McGloin

The Forgotton Colony: San Patricio de Hibernia: The History, the People and the Legends of the Irish Colony of McMullen-McGloin

Date: 1981
Creator: Hébert, Rachel Bluntzer
Description: This book discusses the history of the McMullen-McGloin Colony in San Patricio County, Texas. According to the table of contents (which starts on page ix), the book is divided into three major sections: Part I includes biographical sketches of original settlers, Part II includes an overview of the history of the settlement itself, and Part III includes stories and songs from the oral tradition.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
[Border Patrol Vehicle]

[Border Patrol Vehicle]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a U. S. Border Patrol vehicle. There is a Border Patrol seal on the driver's side door. There are buses in the background that are used to transport illegal aliens back across the border.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Man Holding Tortilla]

[Man Holding Tortilla]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a man holding a tortilla near the United States-Mexico border. There are mountains in the background.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[U. S. Border Patrol Seal]

[U. S. Border Patrol Seal]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a sign depicting the seal of the United States Border Patrol. The sign appears to be near a field. There are several buildings in the background.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
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