[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
Mapa maritimo del Golfo de Mexico e islas de la America, para el uso de los navegantes en esta parte del mundo, construido sobre las mexores memorias, y observaciones astronomicas de longitudes, y latitudes. Dedicado a la Catholica Magestad de Don Fernando VI Rey de España, y de las Yndias, por sus mas rendidos, y fieles vasallos, Thomas Lopez, y Juan de la Cruz [Sheet 1].

Mapa maritimo del Golfo de Mexico e islas de la America, para el uso de los navegantes en esta parte del mundo, construido sobre las mexores memorias, y observaciones astronomicas de longitudes, y latitudes. Dedicado a la Catholica Magestad de Don Fernando VI Rey de España, y de las Yndias, por sus mas rendidos, y fieles vasallos, Thomas Lopez, y Juan de la Cruz [Sheet 1].

Date: 1755
Creator: López de Vargas Machuca, Tomás, 1731-1802
Description: Map shows the settlements and details of the coastline along the Gulf of Mexico from Florida and Mexico to the northern portion of South America, for a portion of the Pacific coast of New Spain, and for the West Indies. Depths shown by soundings. Scale not given.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington 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
Le golfe de Mexique et les isles voisine.

Le golfe de Mexique et les isles voisine.

Date: [1700?]
Creator: Mortier, Pierre
Description: Map shows the geography, cities, ports, and distances between points of interest in the Gulf of Mexico, Cuba, and West Indies. No scale indicated.
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
Nveva Hispania tabvla nova.

Nveva Hispania tabvla nova.

Date: [1564]
Creator: Ptolemy, 2nd cent.
Description: Map shows known geography, rivers, and settlements in early sixteenth century New Spain [Mexico]. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:19,000,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Théâtre de la guerre en Amerique telle qu'elle est à present possedée par les Espagnols.

Théâtre de la guerre en Amerique telle qu'elle est à present possedée par les Espagnols.

Date: [1703]
Creator: Mortier, Pierre
Description: Map shows the route of the Spanish fleet between Veracruz and Havana; possessions of Spain, England, France and Holland; boundaries, cities, settlements, islands and coastlines for the Gulf of Mexico. Shows port of Vera Cruz [?], sea battle, mining, indigenous tribes, and traders in illustration. Includes illustration and notes. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
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
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