Petition to the State Legislature

Petition to the State Legislature

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Petition by citizens of Harris County to the State Legislature, asking to legalize barbed wire. A logo at the top of the page says, "Glidden's Patent, Steel Barb Fence Wire, Galvanized or Japanned." There is a description of the proposal followed by a list of handwritten signatures. Handwriting on the back of the page says, "Harris Co., Feb. 14/79" with additional notes.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Harris County

Harris County

Date: 1910
Creator: Pressler, Herman & Ehlinger, Leo
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Harris County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:266,666] (4000 varas to 1/2 an inch).
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Dallas to Houston High-Speed Rail Environmental Impact Statement: Harris County

Dallas to Houston High-Speed Rail Environmental Impact Statement: Harris County

Date: 2014
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Description: Map depicting the route of a proposed high-speed railroad connecting Dallas and Houston. This map shows the Harris County information.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Houston, Texas.  (Looking South), 1891

Houston, Texas. (Looking South), 1891

Date: 1891
Creator: unknown
Description: Hand-colored chromolithograph print of a bird'e eye-view of Houston, Texas. It has insets of various public and private buildings and directories of public buildings, hotels, railroads, manufactories and churches listed at the bottom of the page.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Eastex Freeway, Texas Fire Department Patch]

[Eastex Freeway, Texas Fire Department Patch]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Patch from the Houston, Texas fire marshal. The rectangular patch has yellow edging and a blue, red, and white background in the approximation of a Texas flag. A Florian Cross on the blue field contains a "fire scramble" and the words "Est. 1977." Two fire axes bearing the words "Courage" and "Honor" on their heads are crossed over the middle of the patch. "Eastex Fire Dept." is written across fire hoses that are wrapped around the axes' handles.
Contributing Partner: Fire Museum of Texas
[Harris County, Texas Emergency Corps Patch]

[Harris County, Texas Emergency Corps Patch]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Patch from the Harris County Emergency Corps. The round patch has a white background and blue edging. The outer ring has "Harris County Emergency Corps" written in blue. An inner circle is outline in blue, says "Emergency Rescue First Aid" in red, and contains a blue and yellow cross.
Contributing Partner: Fire Museum of Texas
[North Harris County, Texas Fire Fighters Association Patch]

[North Harris County, Texas Fire Fighters Association Patch]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Patch from the North Harris County Fire Fighters Association of Texas. The patch is circular with a rectangular rim on the bottom. The top section has a red background, the bottom background is white, and both share a dark blue edging. The top portion contains a Florian Cross with white borders. The points of the cross contain "North Harris County Ass'n" written in white, while the center of the cross contains a yellow "fire scramble." The bottom rectangle contains the words "Fire Fighters" in dark blue.
Contributing Partner: Fire Museum of Texas
Humble Independent School District: Human Resources and Substitute Teacher Program Review, January 2011

Humble Independent School District: Human Resources and Substitute Teacher Program Review, January 2011

Date: January 2011
Creator: MGT of America, Inc.
Description: This "report reviews the management and performance of the Humble Independent School District's (HISD) human resources and substitute teacher programs." This document also contains "recommendations that will help Humble ISD improve its overall performance as it manages student behavioral related issues. The report also highlights model practices and programs being implemented in HISD to human resources and substitute teacher programs."
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Sword

Sword

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Sword with wooden grip carved in segments and iron or steel hilt and blade; documentation states, "Belonged to George Hockley used at Battle of San Jacinto"
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[The Lynchburg List of Voters: Analysis of the Men who Voted]

[The Lynchburg List of Voters: Analysis of the Men who Voted]

Date: 2008
Creator: Shaw, Donna Beth
Description: This chart documents several aspects of the men who voted at Lynchburg on February 2, 1836. The chart notes the following about each voter, and whether they appear in the following records: Veteran of San Jacinto who received land for military service; 1830 Census of Texas; Harris County probate; Harris County deeds; and other vital records.
Contributing Partner: Other
FIRST PREV 1 2 3 4 5 NEXT LAST