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Central Colorado Sheet, 1877

Description: Map of central Colorado in 1877. Printed at the top of the map is, "U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories, F.V. Hayden in Charge. Central Colorado."
Date: 1877
Creator: Hayden, Ferdinand V.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Mobeetie Post Office]

Description: Photograph of the Mobeetie post office, the first post office in the Panhandle.
Date: 1878
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Painting of Early Fort Worth by Miranda Leonard, 1873

Description: Painting of an aerial view of Fort Worth in 1873. The painting depicts a town square with an American-flag topped courthouse in the center. Surrounding the courthouse are several buildings, some with fences. Throughout the painting are people, buggies, covered wagons and trees. On the right side of the frame is a sloping hill.
Date: 1873
Creator: Miranda Leonard
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Tarrant County Courthouse and Public Square in 1879

Description: Photograph of the Tarrant County Courthouse and public square. The courthouse is in the center of the photograph and surrounding the building are many men in jackets and cowboy hats with wagons pulled by horses. In the foreground is a wagon topped with haystacks and men standing on top of it. In the background are several buildings and a stack of lumber. A piece of paper at the bottom of the photograph reads, "The Public Square and Court House in 1879. To the East can be seen the Old Masonic Hall with belfry and opposite (south) the old jail."
Date: 1879
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library