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New-York

Description: Map of New York at the time of the ratification of the Constitution, showing counties, towns, roads, bodies or water, and other geographic features. These is an inset map of a reduced reprint of a French edition of the Lewis Evans map in the lower-left corner. Relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,393,920] (22 miles to the inch).
Date: 1938
Creator: Faden, William; Sauthier, Claude Joseph; Ratzer, B. & Evans, Lewis
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

The United States of America

Description: Map of the United States showing the boundaries fixed in 1782, five years before the ratification of the constitution, from a contemporary copy of Benjamin Franklin's red-line map identified in Spain by the Library of Congress at Washington. Includes three insets: Letter from Benjamin Franklin to Monsieur de Vergennes, Letter from El Conde de Aranda to El Conde de Floridablanca, and Nouvelle carte de la Baye d'Hudson (New Map of the Hudson Bay). Scale information indeterminable.
Date: 1938
Creator: Martin, Lawrence
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Beach Front Scene

Description: Copy photograph of a beach front scene in Casablanca, Morocco. Visible are several swimmers, water slides and a tall clock. In the background is a building labeled, "Brasserie Restaurant." There are several children sitting near the water.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Buzcany

Description: Topographic map showing a portion of northeastern France. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:20,000
Date: April 8, 1918
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

The Gulf Region, from Sanson's Map of North America, 1669, showing the Bay of "Spirit Santo" with the rivers supposed to empty into it and down the western Gulf Coast "Escondido" River.

Description: Map of North America from the mid-seventeenth century, showing the lands of present-day Mexico, United States, Caribbean islands, and Canada. The map indicated a number of place names, territories, and bodies of water in French.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Jean de Lattre Wearing Dress Uniform]

Description: Photograph of Jean de Lattre wearing a dress uniform with metallic buttons, ribbons over his left breast pocket, and patches along his left shoulder. He is wearing a kepi hat with a thin brim.
Date: February 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Map of This Excursion

Description: Map of an excursion starting in Nice, France, and continuing on Middle Corniche Road through La Turbie to Menton, and then back across the coast of the Mediterranean Sea through Monaco and Beaulieu back to Nice. These and other landmarks are labeled along the route. The map seems to be cut from a piece of paper, and parts typed tour information are on the back side.
Date: [1941..1945]
Item Type: Map
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Memorial Obelisk]

Description: Photograph of a memorial obelisk standing in front of two buildings. The obelisk has a base carved with sculptures of dogs.
Date: [1944..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Monsieur and Madame Forrestre in a Garden]

Description: Photograph of the elderly Monsieur and Madame Forrestre standing together in their garden on Rue Sauvage in Auffay, France. Monsieur Forrestre wears a flat cap, waistcoat, and pants while his wife wears a dark dress. Nathan Levine and Dan Melli billeted with the couple.
Date: November 19, 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Basel Minster]

Description: Photograph of Basel Minster, a cathedral in Basel, Switzerland. The building has twin spires and a diamond pattern on the tiled roof. Typed text on the back of the photo says "Basel. Münster - Bâle. La Cathédrale."
Date: [1941..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Basel SBB Railway Station]

Description: Photograph of Basel SBB railway station in Basel, Switzerland, with tracks running around a central area with a fountain and flowers. Typed text on the back of the photo says "Basel. Bahnhof - Bâle. La Gare."
Date: [1941..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Basel, Switzerland]

Description: Photograph of Basel Minster and surrounding buildings next to the Rhein River in Basel, Switzerland. Typed text on the back of the photo says "Basel. Deutschrittergarten und Münster Bâle. La Cathédrale."
Date: [1941..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Basel, Switzerland]

Description: Photograph of the Rhein river in Basel, Switzerland, with one of the spires of Basel Minster in the foreground. Typed text on the back of the photo says "Basel - Bâle."
Date: [1943..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Basel, Switzerland Marketplace]

Description: Photograph of the town square in Basel, Switzerland, with buildings surrounding a central area filled with people, and streetcars running on tracks along the street. Typed text on the back of the photo says "Basel. Marktplatz - Bâle. Le Marché."
Date: [1941..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of French Hotel]

Description: Photograph of a soldier on a bike in front of a hotel in France. Signs on the building say "The Attractions" and "Hotel No. 2, United States Riv Rec Area."
Date: [1943..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Jardin Albert 1er]

Description: Photograph of Jardin Albert 1er near the coast of the French Riviera in Nice, France. Typed text on the photo says "355_Nice_Jardin Albert 1er et Jetée Promenade."
Date: [1943..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Jardin Albert 1er]

Description: Photograph of Jardin Albert 1er in Nice, France, with the sea in the background and Monument du Centenaire visible in the middle of the garden. Typed text on the photo says "1258_Nice_Jardin Albert 1er et Jetée Promenade."
Date: [1943..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of La Promenade in Nice, France]

Description: Photograph of a street in Nice, France, with a small hill on the coast in the distance. Typed text on the photo says "1257_Nice_La Promenade et le Mt. Boron."
Date: [1943..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Le Promenade]

Description: Photograph of a street on the French Riviera in Nice, French, with a building built on a jetty in the ocean. Typed text on the photo says "351_Nice_Le Promenade et Jetée Promenade."
Date: [1943..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Monument du Centenaire]

Description: Photograph of Monument du Centenaire, a statue in Jardin Albert 1er in Nice, France, with a small fountain in the foreground of the photo. Typed text on the photo says "406_Nice_Jardin Albert 1er Monument du Centenaire et Jetée Promenade."
Date: [1943..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Nice, France]

Description: Photograph of the coast of Nice, France, seen from a mountain overlooking the city and sea. Typed text on the photo says "229_Nice Vue prise du Chateau."
Date: [1943..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Parade in France]

Description: Photograph of a parade in France, with people marching and holding a banner that says "Comité National De L'Union de la Jeunesse Républicaine de France," which translates to "National Committee of the Union of the Republican Youth France."
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Paris FFI Headquarters]

Description: Photograph of a building on a busy street corner with a large circular sign that says "FFI," with text around the edges as well: "Exposition, Vers L'armee Nouvelle." A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Paris, FFI Headquarters."
Date: [1943..1944]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum