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[Map of Army Supply Routes in Big Bend, Texas 1916-1921]

Description: Reproduction of a hand-drawn map showing ranches in Presidio County, Texas with a list of water stops and camp sites on the ranches made available to U. S. Army troops stationed in the Big Bend District between 1916 and 1921.
Date: unknown
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

[Map of Hitchcock]

Description: Map of Hitchcock.
Date: unknown
Partner: Genevieve Miller Hitchcock Public Library

[Map of Hitchcock]

Description: Map of Hitchcock donated by Ben Peek Real Estate. Places indicated on map include: Monsanto, Pan American Refinery, Texas City Chemical, Lamarque, Galco Country Club, Carbide Park, Camp Wallace, Tin Smelter.
Date: unknown
Partner: Genevieve Miller Hitchcock Public Library

[Map of the Lower Part of Brewster County, Texas 1916-1930]

Description: Reproduction of a hand-drawn map of part of Brewster County, Texas in the Big Bend region. It includes several annotations and identifies families and ranches in lower Brewster County Texas between 1916 and 1930, WWI quicksilver mines, and provides information on the Glenn Springs Raid of 1916.
Date: unknown
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

[Map of the Overland Route of the Camels in the U.S. 1857-1858]

Description: Reproduction of a map showing the route of the U.S. Army camel train (under the direction of Lieutenant E. F. Beale) surveying for a wagon route from Texas to California along the 35th Parallel to test the feasibility of using camels as military pack animals. The map has annotations and shows the relationship to U. S. Route 66.
Date: unknown
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

[Map of the Pershing Expedition: March 15, 1916]

Description: Reproduction of a hand-drawn map showing routes the U. S. troops took into Mexico on the expedition of 1916 led by General John J. Pershing. Notes the pack train and wagon train routes as well as infantry routes, and the Expedition headquarters at Dublan Mexico.
Date: unknown
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

[Map of Trading Posts in Big Bend, Texas 1916-1930]

Description: Reproduction of a hand-drawn map showing trading posts on the Rio Grande River from El Paso to Eagle Pass, Texas. It includes two lists: "Trading Posts on the Texas Side of the Big Bend in 1916-30" and "Settlements in the Juarez Area." It also has notes near the bottom of the map that say "The trade area was an 80 mile radius from the Rio Grande. Several days travel by burro or horse. Most towns or villages shown were in the news during the border trouble days" and "Most of this part of Mexico and the Big Bend Country is rough mountains.
Date: unknown
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

[Our Lady of Lourdes map, with Arcadia, Alta Loma and Lamarque]

Description: Map of Galveston County area. Points of interest include: Algoa, Algoa Oil Field, Arcadia, Alta Loma, Franks Oil Field, Highland Bayou, Our Lady of Lourdes, Cloud Bayou, Willow Bayou, Highland Bayou, Alta Loma Oil Field, Greens Lake Oil Field, Karankawa Lake, Hitchcock Oil Field, Texas City Junction, La Marque.
Date: unknown
Partner: Genevieve Miller Hitchcock Public Library

Overland troop movements, 1916-1935. Map

Description: Map of Texas/Mexico border showing line of forts from El Paso to Brownsville. Includes chart of mileages between Texas forts, listing of old forts in Texas still active in 1935, information about cavalry speeds and auxiliary units, and inset of U.S./Mexico border showing line of forts from the Pacific Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico.
Date: unknown
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

Raid on Columbus, New Mexico and the Punitive Expedition into Mexico, 1916-1917. Map

Description: Details of raid on Columbus, New Mexico on 9 March 1916 with inset plat of the town, list of "Raider's Objectives," and short summary of the U. S. Army Punitive Expedition into Mexico that followed.
Date: unknown
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

Routes of the historical cavalry overland marches of 1916. Map

Description: Charts routes of the units of the U. S. Army that entered Mexico in 1916 and gives details about the units and miles traveled.
Date: unknown
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

[Map of Hitchcock, 1962]

Description: Map of Hitchcock, Texas, 1962. Distributed by the Chamber of Commerce.
Date: 1962
Creator: Chamber of Commerce
Partner: Genevieve Miller Hitchcock Public Library

[Map of Alta Loma and Arcadia]

Description: Map of Alta Loma and Arcadia (proposed water district).
Date: December 1955
Partner: Genevieve Miller Hitchcock Public Library

[Survey Map of Webb County]

Description: Survey map of 19.73 acre tract in the Northwest corner of "porcion" 28, Webb County, Texas. Scale 1:2,400
Date: August 1954
Creator: Foster, E. J.
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[Map of Greater Galveston County, 1954]

Description: 1954 Map of Greater Galveston County, donated to the Genevieve Miller Public Library by Ben K. Peek Real Estate. Points of interest include: Algoa, Hitchcock, LaMarque, Texas City, Boliver, Deer Islands, Offats Bayou, Pelican Project, Galveston, San Leon, Bacliffe, Dickinson Bayou, Moses Lake, Dollar Bay, April Fool Point, and an Industrial Water Canal.
Date: 1954
Partner: Genevieve Miller Hitchcock Public Library

[Plat of Dellanera Subdivision, Hitchcock 1954]

Description: 1954 Plat of the Dellanera subdivision of Hitchcock, Texas. Signatures on plat include: Paul A. Milligan, Surveyor; G. Dellanera; Juila Dellanera; Dorothy B. Ranson, public notary; D. V. De Pasquale, County Engineer; R. W. Poliner, County Commissioner; Irwin P. Dantino, County Judge; Jack W. Callahan, County Attorney; John R. Platte, County Clerk; Gertrude McKenna.
Date: 1954
Creator: Milligan, Paul A.
Partner: Genevieve Miller Hitchcock Public Library

[Survey of Webb County]

Description: Survey of the Southern part of Webb County noting geographic features as well as some man-made constructions (railroads, highways, pipelines, windmills, etc.). Scale 1:48,000
Date: March 1953
Creator: Foster, E. J.
Partner: Laredo Public Library