Then Came the Indians

Then Came the Indians

Date: December 10, 1969
Creator: Hewitt, Richard
Description: This is a research paper written by Richard Hewitt for an American History Class at Marfa High School on December 10, 1969. It includes stories about Indian attacks in west Texas, the location of petroglyphs, and descriptions of different arrowheads and their uses.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Carte d’une partie de l’Amérique Séptentrionale : qui contient partie de la Nle. Espagne, et de la Louisiane.

Carte d’une partie de l’Amérique Séptentrionale : qui contient partie de la Nle. Espagne, et de la Louisiane.

Date: unknown
Creator: Pagès, Monsieur de, (Pierre Marie Francois), 1748-1793. & Benard
Description: This map shows Mexico and surrounding areas including portions of present-day, southern United States. Cities, forts, missions, and other settlements are marked with different symbols (a key titled "Remarques" is in the lower right corner). Additionally, bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief shown pictorially) as well as various Mexican states and regions.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Crowds at Pueblos and Forts; Picture of Fort and Sod House

Crowds at Pueblos and Forts; Picture of Fort and Sod House

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of two pictures. In the first picture, two people in the front and two more in the back are walking toward a pueblo style building and fort. There are partially visible cars on the right. In the second picture, there are fort structures with trees and a sod house in the back.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Map of the British and French Settlements in North America

Map of the British and French Settlements in North America

Date: unknown
Creator: Lodge, John, d. 1796
Description: This map shows the eastern portion of North America, extending from approximately mid-Canada to the northern half of the state of Florida. In the map, some states are labeled as well as forts and other settlements and various Indian tribes around the Ohio and Mississippi rivers. Bodies of water and some geographic features are also marked (with relief shown pictorially). In the lower left corner there are several textual statements regarding the history of particular areas of settlement. Scale [ca. 1:11,000,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Ruins at Phantom Hill Texas

Ruins at Phantom Hill Texas

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of two pictures. The first is of V. C. Perini standing next to part of an old building with trees at the ruins of Fort Phantom Hill, Texas. The second is of Bud Perini standing by another old building at the ruins of Fort Phantom Hill. There are handwritten notes at the bottom of the photographs.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Postcard of Cannon; Postcard of Weapons Magazine

Postcard of Cannon; Postcard of Weapons Magazine

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy photograph of two images. In the top image, several uniformed soldiers load a cannon. In the top left corner is a poem, which reads, "I'd like to load a gun like this/With a message and perhaps a kiss/To let you know how proud I am/That you have backed up Uncle Sam." The bottom image shows the weapons magazine of Fort Phantom Hill. The magazine is a small stone building. A cow walks in front. The bottom text reads, "Magazine at Fort Phantom Hill, near Abilene, Texas. Commanded by Robert E. Lee, in 1852. Mrs. L.B. Bradfield. Pub."
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[Kids Day at Frontier Fort]

[Kids Day at Frontier Fort]

Date: [1997-07-31..1997-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Description: Photograph of a line of eight people facing a man dressed in a navy uniform at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is wearing a green shirt and is sitting in front of a piano. The people are holding wooden guns next to their sides and standing in front of the Frontier Fort. There are tables and other people visible on the porch of the fort.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Reenactor at Frontier Fort]

[Reenactor at Frontier Fort]

Date: [1997-07-31..1997-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Description: Photograph of a reenactor sitting next to a child in front of Frontier Fort at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The reenactor is dressed in a navy uniform and hat and the fort and other people are visible in the background.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 72, July 1968 - April, 1969

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 72, July 1968 - April, 1969

Date: 1969
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 38, July 1934 - April, 1935

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 38, July 1934 - April, 1935

Date: 1935
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 307.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
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