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Cameron County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Cameron County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (8000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1913
Creator: McDonald, H. F.
Item Type: Map

Children at Polio Unit Eating; Children at Polio Unit Napping

Description: Copy photograph of two images of children in a polio unit. In the top image several children lie on blankets on the floor. The child in the foreground is looking at the camera. In the bottom image six children sit at tables eating. A nurse stands behind one of the children.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph


Description: Copy photograph of two images of polio unit nurses. In the top image a nurse poses with her right hand on her hip. She is reaching for something in a closet behind her. In the bottom image, a nurse sits at a desk. In the background is a refrigerator.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Nurses and Polio Victims on Stretcher

Description: Copy negative of two pictures. The first is of nurse Ella Denton at the Polio Unit in Harlingen, Texas. The second picture is of nurses Olivia and Nettie Carlson with polio victims on a stretcher outside a building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph