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A Map of the Travels of George Washington

Description: Map of the travels of George Washington in the Middle Atlantic region of the United States between 1732 and 1799, with insets of New York and the lower Hudson Valley, Mount Vernon, the tidewater region of Virginia, Philadelphia, and Boston. The map includes towns, colonial highways, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geological features, with relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:2,502,720] (39.5 miles to the inch).
Date: 1931
Creator: National Geographic Society for the National Geographic Magazine
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Postcard of Giant Potato]

Description: Postcard of a man standing on a giant potato in a train car. Typed text on the front of the postcard says "Potato - The Kind we Raise in Maine." A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen Aten says "Dear Helen, I saw a Indian an wigwam it was made out of birch bark. I am sitting in the trailer writing this do you want one of these potatoes? Claire."
Date: May 1943
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of White Mountains in New Hampshire]

Description: Postcard of a distant mountain, with trees and a road in the foreground and text that says "Profile Mountain, Lafayette Clearing, Franconia Notch, White Mountains, New Hampshire." A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen Aten says "Sat.- We are in Mattawamkeag. We stayed here all night, only drove a hundred miles yesterday. We will come back slower I guess on acct of bad tires. His back ones are causing the trouble. A brown fox crossed the road ahead of us yesterday, snow is up here in patches. It is cold. The roads are rough north of Banger. Claire watches the country by spells, counts the cabins, looked for bumps in road yesterday. Found the trailer O.K. I got Ted's Letters and card. Harriet."
Date: May 1943
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum
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