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Le Champ D' Asile Au Texas

Description: First page telling the story of the Colony in Texas; sketch of the colony included.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Inez: A Tale of the Alamo

Description: Front cover of a romantic novel set during the Texas Revolution written by 15 year-old Augusta Evans of San Antonio.
Date: unknown
Creator: Evans, Augusta J.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Portrait of Henry Smith]

Description: Front page from Henry Smith's biography containing a portrait and signature.
Date: unknown
Creator: Phillips, J. L.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

"Houston, Texas"

Description: From "Harper's Weekly." This item includes a sketch of Houston, Texas and the text on the reverse of the clipping.
Date: October 27, 1866
Creator: Davis, Theodore R.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

"Esh-Tah-Hum-Leah, or the Sleepy Eye: A Sioux Chief

Description: Hand-colored lithograph of Sioux chief Esh-Tah-Hum-Leah visible from the waist up; he is wearing feathers in hair and has two braids, a scarf around his neck, and blanket over his right shoulder.
Date: 1836
Creator: Newsam
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Running Crane

Description: Painting of a Native American man, Running Crane, wearing feathers in his hair and an elaborate decoration fastened around his neck.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Lone Elk, Sioux Chief

Description: Painted portrait of a Native American man identified as Lone Elk, Sioux Chief. In the image, he is wearing plain clothes, necklaces, and a feather in his hair.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Sitting Bull, Great Sioux Chief]

Description: Painting of Native American Sioux Chief, Sitting Bull. His profile is painted wearing a large headdress with white and red feathers.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Following Stephen F. Austin, Father of Texas]

Description: Front page of a book containing an illustrated portrait of Stephen Fuller Austin, labeled "Father of Texas, born at Austinville, Wythe Co., VA., Nov. 3, 1797."
Date: 1936
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Portrait of Winfield Scott

Description: Engraved portrait print of Winfield Scott (part b), and map of the Battle of Buena Vista
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Description of Oregon and California, embracing An Account of The Gold Regions; to which is added, An Appendix, containing descriptions of various kinds of gold, and methods of testing its genuineness.

Description: Front cover and spine of the folio, and front cover and title page of a text containing a hand-colored, engraved pocket map of the western half of the United States showing roads, settlements, and rivers with "explanation" in lower left corner.
Date: 1849
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Mitchell's National Map of the United States

Description: Front, front inside, and back covers of a book that includes a hand-colored, engraved pocket map of the eastern half of the United States showing roads, towns, and political boundaries with insets of southern Florida, Maine, and a population table.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Tanner's Travelling Map of Mexico

Description: Front cover and front inside cover of a portfolio for a map guide.
Date: unknown
Creator: Tanner, H. S.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Mexico

Description: Front cover and front inside of the portfolio containing a hand-colored, engraved pocket map of Texas and Mexico showing major roads, settlements, rivers, and empresario grants; insets of statistics, distances, and roads from Vera Cruz and Alvarado to Mexico City.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Harper's Weekly: Camp Ford, Texas Sketch]

Description: Hand-colored print of the Civil War camp, Camp Ford taken from an 1865 issue of Harper's Weekly, page 132. Camp Ford, located near Tyler, Texas was established in 1863 as a Confederate prison camp during the Civil War. Over the course of two years, the camp held about 6,000 prisoners and was one of the largest Confederate prison camps west of the Mississippi River.
Date: March 4, 1865
Creator: Simmons, G. W.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Harper's Weekly: Camp Ford, Texas Sketch]

Description: Hand-colored print of the Civil War camp, Camp Ford taken from an 1865 issue of Harper's Weekly, page 132. Camp Ford, located near Tyler, Texas was established in 1863 as a Confederate prison camp during the Civil War. Over the course of two years, the camp held about 6,000 prisoners and was one of the largest Confederate prison camps west of the Mississippi River.
Date: March 4, 1865
Creator: Simmons, G. W.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Engraved print of Abraham Lincoln

Description: Head-and-shoulders portrait of Abraham Lincoln with notation in lower left corner, "From life by F.B. Carpenter, 1864,"
Date: 1864
Creator: Carpenter, F. B.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Portrait of James Madison

Description: Print of James Madison; the portrait shows him from mid-chest up.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Military Plaza: San Antonio

Description: Engraving of a plaza with scene showing men and women, dogs, horses, and oxen. There are several buildings in the background, of different styles. In the foreground, groups of people are stopped and there are various items on the ground around them.
Date: unknown
Creator: Schott, Arthur
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Engraved religious scripture

Description: German script that reads, "Der herr legne dich und behute dich. 4. Moses. 6, 24."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

The Republic of the Rio Grande

Description: Front cover of a booklet about "The Republic of the Rio Grande" containing an illustration labeled, "The Capital Building."
Date: unknown
Creator: Lindheim, Milton
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum