[Multicultural Parade Float]

[Multicultural Parade Float]

Date: April 19, 1986
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Description: Photograph of a multicultural parade float at the League City sesquicentennial parade in honor of Texas' 150th birthday. The float's theme is centered around the six countries, represented by their flags, that have ruled over Texas. Six individuals are clad in costumes that are representative of the six ruling nations' cultures; four are standing while the other two are sitting on the float. At the end of the float is a lit-up model of the Alamo. The parade takes place on a major road in League City.
Contributing Partner: League City Helen Hall Library
Amérique septentrionale : Publiée sous les auspices de Monseigneur le duc d'Orleans [Sheet 1].

Amérique septentrionale : Publiée sous les auspices de Monseigneur le duc d'Orleans [Sheet 1].

Date: 1746
Creator: Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'. 1697-1782
Description: Map shows the geography, settlements, and Native American habitation in mid-eighteenth century North America that spans a majority of the the continent from the eastern coast to the Rio Grande region of "Nouveau Mexique." Inset: [Baffin Bay, Hudson Bay, Labrador, and Greenland]. Scale undetermined.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Carte générale du Golfe du Mexique.

Carte générale du Golfe du Mexique.

Date: 1862
Creator: Robiquet, Aimé
Description: Map shows sailing routes, coastal detail for the Gulf of Mexico along the Yucatan peninsula, Mexico, the United States, and the Florida peninsula; place names along the coast, lighthouse locations by color, islands, and notable physical features; inland route for the New Orleans area; the Florida Straits and the Atlantic coastline of eastern Florida; majority of Cuban coastline. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Depths shown by soundings. Soundings in meters. Scale not given.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
[Multicultural Parade Float]

[Multicultural Parade Float]

Date: May 10, 1986
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Description: Photograph of a float featuring the six flags that have flown over Texas, complete with costumed individuals representing each country's culture. A model-sized Alamo serves as the float's major decoration. The float is traveling in the parade on Kansas Street in League City; the parade is part of the 32nd Annual Village Fest.
Contributing Partner: League City Helen Hall Library
Carte du Mexique et pays limitrophes situés au nord et à l'est : dressée d'après la grande carte de la Nouvelle Espagne de Mr. A. de Humboldt et d'autres matériaux.

Carte du Mexique et pays limitrophes situés au nord et à l'est : dressée d'après la grande carte de la Nouvelle Espagne de Mr. A. de Humboldt et d'autres matériaux.

Date: 1811
Creator: Poirson, J. B. (Jean Baptiste), 1760-1831
Description: Map shows early nineteenth century towns, political divisions, areas of Native American habitation, major cities and and mining activity in Mexico and neighboring countries. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:8,000,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Messico, ouvero Nuova-Spagna : che contiene il Nuovo Messico, la California con una parte de' paesi adjacenti.

Messico, ouvero Nuova-Spagna : che contiene il Nuovo Messico, la California con una parte de' paesi adjacenti.

Date: 1785
Creator: Zatta, Antonio, fl. 1757-1797
Description: Map shows geography, settlements, and areas of Native American habitation in Mexico, Central America, and the Gulf of Mexico coastal region in late eighteenth century North America. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:13,200,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Die Tochter Tehuan's: oder Texas im vorigen Jahrhundert.

Die Tochter Tehuan's: oder Texas im vorigen Jahrhundert.

Date: 1866
Creator: Hoermann, Alto S. (Alto Sebastian), 1829-1867
Description: This German text is a work of fiction that paints a historical picture of life in Spanish Texas. The protagonist is a young Spanish immigrant, Don Hesu Navarro, who befriends Tehuan and his family. The action is centered around the San Jose Mission in San Antonio.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Spanish North America

Spanish North America

Date: 1814
Creator: Thomson, John, 19th cent.
Description: Map shows cities and villages, provinces, areas of Indian habitation, military outposts, waterways, ports for New Spain, French Louisiana, and a portion of the United States; coloration appearing to include unlabeled [modern-day] Southwest as part of Louisiana. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:6,300,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
America : with those known parts in that unknowne worlde both people and manner of buildings.

America : with those known parts in that unknowne worlde both people and manner of buildings.

Date: 1676
Creator: Speed, John, 1552?-1629
Description: Map shows geography and settlements in known parts of mid-seventeenth century North America and South America. Includes text, colored illustrations of Native Americans, settlers, and settlements. Inset: [Greenland and Iceland]. California is depicted as an island and the Great Lakes are not shown. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:45,000,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Spanish North America

Spanish North America

Date: 1814
Creator: Thomson, John, 19th cent.
Description: Map shows cities and villages, provinces, areas of Indian habitation, military outposts, waterways, ports for New Spain, French Louisiana, and a portion of the United States; coloration appearing to include unlabeled [modern-day] Southwest as part of Louisiana. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:6,300,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
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