Improvement in Bailing-Presses.

Improvement in Bailing-Presses.

Date: January 2, 1872
Creator: Randolph, Jeremiah
Description: Patent for an improved bailing press consisting of "a novel arrangement of levers, connecting-bars, and cords, in combination with the follower and windlass, whereby the follower is worked in the downward direction for pressing, and in the opposite direction for elevating it to recharge the press, by the said windlass" (lines 5-11).
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Amerique Septentrionale

Amerique Septentrionale

Date: unknown
Creator: Laguillermie
Description: This map shows North and Central America and the surrounding areas. Countries are outlined and shaded in various colors. Some major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Around the outside of the maps, there are various colored illustrations showing people, landscape, and animals. At the bottom of the page, there are two blocks of text; the the right, statistics regarding population, and to the right, "Explication du dessin."
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
The Road from London to the City of Bristol.

The Road from London to the City of Bristol.

Date: unknown
Creator: Ogilby, John, 1600-1676
Description: This map shows the road between London and Bristol in portions broken up across seven strips (illustrated to look like ribbons). Various landmarks are drawn in color and labeled (with relief shown pictorially), including aerial plans of the streets in the major cities. There is also a color illustration of farm animals and people around the text box at the top of the map.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
The Road from London to Portsmouth in com. Southamp

The Road from London to Portsmouth in com. Southamp

Date: unknown
Creator: Ogilby, John, 1600-1676
Description: This map shows the road between London and Portsmouth in portions broken up across six strips (illustrated to look like ribbons). Various landmarks are drawn in color and labeled (with relief shown pictorially), including aerial plans of the streets in the major cities. There is also a color illustration of cherubs around the text box at the top of the map.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Americæ Nova descriptio

Americæ Nova descriptio

Date: 1682
Creator: Seile, Anne, d. 1678
Description: This map shows the western hemisphere including North and South America and the surrounding areas. Some regions are outlined in color and places, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked pictorially in color. There are several color illustrations of ships and creatures in the oceans. Place names are also noted. Scale [ca. 1:50,000,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Carta Geographica Della Florida Nell' America Settentrionale

Carta Geographica Della Florida Nell' America Settentrionale

Date: [1750]
Creator: L’Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726.
Description: This map shows most of the United States and portions of Mexico, circa 1750. Bodies of water and landforms (including mountains and the Florida Keys) are marked on the map (with relief shown pictorially). At the bottom of the map, there is also an illustration of Native Americans hunting lions with bows and arrows. Scale [ca. 1:6,250,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Insulae Americanae in Oceano Septentrionali cum Terris adiacentibus.

Insulae Americanae in Oceano Septentrionali cum Terris adiacentibus.

Date: [1671]
Creator: Jansson, Jan, 1588-1664
Description: This map shows Central America and the Caribbean as well as the surrounding areas. Some countries and bodies of water are labeled. There are several series of radiating lines throughout the map as well as illustrations of ships within the ocean and people around the outsides of the map.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
America del Nord

America del Nord

Date: unknown
Creator: Richter, Albert
Description: This map shows North and Central America and the surrounding areas. The map is shaded in color to show elevations (there is a key in the lower left corner of the map). Some major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (relief also marked with spot heights). Scale 1:50,000,000 (W 130°--W 70°/N 60°--N 0°) Around the outside of the map, there are black and white illustrations showing various scenes of landscapes, people working, and wildlife. Each illustration is labeled with a place name.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Holland Tailor Shop

Holland Tailor Shop

Date: 1917
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the interior of the Holland Tailor Shop at 612 Fourth Street in Orange, Texas. Five men are in the shop. One man is being measured. There are bolts of fabric and illustration of men's suits on the walls. On the back of the photo it states that Harry Merrill is the man taking measurements.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Dallas Love Field Airport : Airport Promotion Material]

[Dallas Love Field Airport : Airport Promotion Material]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a poster that may have been posted at Dallas Love Field Airport. The illustration shows a cartoon plane flying over a neighborhood. There are buildings shown in the background.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
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