Higa

Higa

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: The higa, a raised fist of Muslim origin, was used extensively in Spain to ward off the "evil eye"; often attached to horse bridles for luck or good fortune
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Texas Almanac, 1992-1993

Texas Almanac, 1992-1993

Date: 1991
Creator: Kingston, Mike
Description: The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, history, wildlife, science, agriculture, expenditures, and weather, as well as discussions of legal and social issues of the time. The general index and advertisers index begin on page 626.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
Red Cross Function

Red Cross Function

Date: 1958
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of two men wearing suits and ties holding a piece of fabric with the Red Cross symbol in the middle of it. There are tables and chairs along the walls of the room and behind the two men. A large Red Cross symbol is hanging on the curtain on the stage in the background.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[Photograph of the Republic of Texas Seal]

[Photograph of the Republic of Texas Seal]

Date: December 6, 1954
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Photograph of the terrazzo seal in the floor of the rotunda at the state capitol. The seal has "The Republic of Texas" written at the center of a star, surrounded by the crests and names of other countries. There are several unidentified people standing on one part of the seal.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Wooden Cross]

[Wooden Cross]

Date: c. 1968
Creator: Wilson, John
Description: This cross is wooden and a generic shape except that the base widens to 4 cm from 1 cm at the top. One side has a dark line in the natural pattern of the wood. The accompanying card has a printed note, "This cross hand carved of oak from the original cowboy's hitching post or mens prayer tree, Bloy's Cowboy Camp Meeting" and has a handwritten note on the back: "8-18-68. Carved by John Wilson, Pyote, Texas 79777."
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Banner: National Aeronautics and Space Adminstration, U.S.A.

Banner: National Aeronautics and Space Adminstration, U.S.A.

Date: May 3, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of a banner hung on the beams of Hanger X at Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. The banner contains dark background with a circular seal in the center depicting planets and stars, surrounded by the words "National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S.A."
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
The Dallas Journal, Volume 54, 2008

The Dallas Journal, Volume 54, 2008

Date: October 2008
Creator: Dallas Genealogical Society
Description: Annual publication containing genealogical information about families in Dallas, Texas and the surrounding area, including family histories, lists of records (births, deaths, registration, etc.), correspondence, and and other documentation. Name index begins on page 104.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Genealogical Society
Texas Almanac, 2002-2003

Texas Almanac, 2002-2003

Date: 2001
Creator: Ramos, Mary G.
Description: The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, history, wildlife, science, agriculture, expenditures, and weather, as well as discussions of legal and social issues of the time. A general index is on page 629.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
Texas Almanac, 1996-1997

Texas Almanac, 1996-1997

Date: 1995
Creator: Ramos, Mary G.
Description: The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, history, wildlife, science, agriculture, expenditures, and weather, as well as discussions of legal and social issues of the time. The general index and advertisers index begin on page 631.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
Texas Almanac, 1994-1995

Texas Almanac, 1994-1995

Date: 1993
Creator: Kingston, Mike
Description: The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, history, wildlife, science, agriculture, expenditures, and weather, as well as discussions of legal and social issues of the time. The general index and advertisers index begin on page 633.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
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