[The Defense of the Alamo]

[The Defense of the Alamo]

Date: unknown
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of a plaque describing the defense of the Alamo, on the ground in San Antonio, Texas.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
The fall of the Alamo; an historical drama in four acts; concluded by an epilogue entitled, the battle of San Jacinto

The fall of the Alamo; an historical drama in four acts; concluded by an epilogue entitled, the battle of San Jacinto

Date: 1879
Creator: Nona, Francis
Description: A play about the Alamo in four acts, with music.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
[Map of Maryland and Delaware]

[Map of Maryland and Delaware]

Date: [between 1865 and 1885]
Creator: Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth), 1827-1901
Description: Map shows battlefields, railroads, cities, and counties in Maryland, Delaware, and parts of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Virginia. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,267,760].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Soldiers Jumping out of a Helicopter in Combat

Soldiers Jumping out of a Helicopter in Combat

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Six soldiers, armed for combat, jumping from a Headhunters 39 helicopter, made by Bell Helicopters.
Contributing Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room
Combat Soldiers Running in Field with Helicopters Overhead

Combat Soldiers Running in Field with Helicopters Overhead

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Combat Soldiers Running in Field with Helicopters Overhead
Contributing Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room
Life and Adventures of Ben Thompson the Famous Texan.

Life and Adventures of Ben Thompson the Famous Texan.

Date: 1956
Creator: Walton, W. M.
Description: This book is a biography of Ben Thompson, "Including a detailed and authentic statement of his birth, history and adventures by one who has known him since a child" (from the title page). The original of this item includes an insert from The Steck Company giving a brief overview of the history of the book (number of copies published, prices, etc.).
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Homer Duggins Smith, Jr., United States Army Retired

Homer Duggins Smith, Jr., United States Army Retired

Date: March 2011
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy print of a photograph of Major General Homer Duggins Smith, Jr. who was a Vietnam veteran and retired from the United States Army. Smith lived from February 16, 1922 through March 6, 2011. According to accompanying information, he was the first President of the Danish Heritage Preservation Society.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Map to Illustrate War with Mexico

Map to Illustrate War with Mexico

Date: 1885
Creator: A. S. Barnes & Co.
Description: This sheet contains two principal maps and a series of ancillary maps. The left half of the page contains a "Map to Illustrate War With Mexico" which uses colors to shade the areas delineating Mexico, the United States, and the territory acquired from Mexico by the United States. U.S. states are also outlined and labeled. Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). There are two insets in the lower left corner titles "Vicinity of Matamoras" and "Route of Gen. Scott between Vera Cruz and Mexico." The right half of the page contains a "Map to Illustrate the War of 1812-1814" (top portion) as well as "Wars Against Indians 1790 and 1811" (centered within the bottom portion). There are also five ancillary maps around central map titled "Vicinity of Detroit," "Niagara River and Vicinity," "Vicinity of Plattsburg," "Southern Region of the War 1812-14." and "Vicinity of Baltimore" which seem to pertain to the top map of the War of 1812. Each of the maps is shaded in various colors to separate different regions and has cities, bodies of water, and geographic features marked. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
[Account of Wallace Family History]

[Account of Wallace Family History]

Date: unknown
Creator: Moore, Charles B. Moore
Description: This is a document from the Charles B. Moore Collection. In this document, Moore discusses the Wallace family education and military history. Moore states that most of the family went to school with slaves or with freed African Americans.Moving from the family's educational history, he notes the wars that the Wallace men fought in, details the campaign to North Georgia to fight the Indians, and recalls an incident which occurred travelling to Georgia on the Mississippi River. Israel Moore, John Wallace, and Raby Herrell fought in this campaign. The document is undated. It is damaged on the edges of the letter and some of the words are missing due to the damage.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
Aerial Bombing Photo

Aerial Bombing Photo

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of five aerial photographs of the bombing of Rangun, Burma, now Rangoon, Myanmar. There are details of the attack printed in the top left space and above each picture.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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