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Entrance to the T-Bone Ranch

Description: The front entrance leading to the T-Bone Ranch. It bears the words "Goodbye Return" in Spanish over the gate.
Date: unknown
Creator: Frank Reeves
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

La Babia Ranch Wall

Description: Image of the name of "La Babia" ranch painted on the outer stone wall of the ranch. La Babia was a 450,000 acre ranch located in Musquiz, Coahuila, Mexico.
Date: unknown
Creator: Frank Reeves
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Several Men Boarding Mexicana Airplane

Description: Photograph of ten men and one female flight attendant standing on aircraft stairs. All of the men are wearing suits and neckties, seven are wearing eyeglasses and all but two are wearing hats. A banner on the side of the stairs reads, "CIA. MEXICANA DE AVIACION".
Date: May 14, 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Mapa de los Estados Unidos de Méjico

Description: Engraved map of the United States of Mexico and the surrounding areas. Major cities are marked and the Mexican states are outlined in color. Bodies of water and geographic features are also marked, with relief shown in hachures. Scale ca. 1:4,752,000 Near the lower-left of the page, there is a table showing distances between cities (Tabla de Distancias) and a table of statistical notes regarding size, population, etc. for each state (Tabla Estadistica). There is also an inset map in the lower-left corner titled "Carta de los Caminos &c. Desde Vera Cruz y Alvarado a Méjico" (Map of the Roads etc. from Vera Cruz and Alvarado to Mexico). The inset has markings for geographic features as well as major roads and separate symbols for capitals, important cities, villages, and haciendas. Scale ca. 1:1,267,200
Date: May 31, 1828
Creator: White, Gallaher & White
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library