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Map of Asylum Lands

Description: Survey map of land grants for "blind and lunatic asylums" in Shackelford, Jones, Taylor, and Calhoun Counties, showing blocks of land and plat numbers. The map also includes rives, creeks, and areas of elevation. Relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:70,000] (2000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1857
Creator: Creuzbaur, Robert
Item Type: Map

Map of Haskell County, Young Land District

Description: Cadastral map of Haskell County and the Young surveying district, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes towns, roads, rivers, and creeks. No scale indicated.
Date: July 20, 1859
Creator: Von Rosenberg, W.
Item Type: Map

Jones County

Description: Blueline format of survey map of Jones County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, and blocks of land. A diagram and scale information of a section is included in the upper-right corner. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil about field notes pertaining to labeling and drawing plots of land. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1874
Creator: Gast, August
Item Type: Map

Jones County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Jones County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, roads, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:190,476] (5000 varas to 7/8 of an inch).
Date: 1921
Creator: Giles, J. Bascom & Hedick, J. D.
Item Type: Map

Rodeo

Description: Copy negative of people gathered in the stands of the Texas Cowboy Reunion arena and rodeo in Stamford, Texas
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph

Rodeo, Calf Roping, Cowboy

Description: Copy negative of calf roping at the Texas Cowboy Reunion arena and rodeo in Stamford, Texas. A man is tying a roped calf as his pinto horse waits. Other men on horseback are in the arena. A crowd watches from covered stands.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph

[Art Forum Record Book, 1948]

Description: This scrapbook was collated for the American Art Week competition. On the front cover is a map of Texas with divisions for the Federated Women's Club districts. The motto of the Texas Art Division of the Federation is "Give Art a Chance." Each of the local Abilene universities - Hardin-Simmons University, McMurry University, and Abilene Christian University - had events to highlight American Art week.
Date: 1948
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Item Type: Book

Abilene

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Abilene, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing towns, roads, bodies of water, and borders, with relief shown by contours (interval 100 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:250,000
Date: 1954
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Item Type: Map

Big Springs

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Big Spring, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing towns, roads, bodies of water, landmarks, and borders, with relief shown by contours (interval 100 feet with supplementary contours at 50 foot intervals) and spot heights. A location diagram is included in the lower-right corner. Scale 1:250,000
Date: 1954
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Item Type: Map

Phantom Hill Water Pump

Description: Photograph of the Phantom Hill Water Pump at Fort Phantom Hill Lake. In the foreground is churning water that flows into the lake.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph

Phantom Hill Water Pump

Description: Photograph of the Phantom Hill Water Pump at Fort Phantom Hill Lake. In the foreground is churning water that flows into the lake.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph

Phantom Hill Water Pump

Description: Photograph of the Phantom Hill Water Pump at Fort Phantom Hill Lake. In the foreground is churning water that flows into the lake.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph

Exterior of House

Description: Copy negative of John Berry's rebuilt stone house in Leuders, Texas. The house has a large porch, and there is a small garage on the right and a tree in front.
Date: May 26, 1962
Item Type: Photograph

Exterior of Ranch House

Description: Copy negative of the back of the rebuilt John Berry ranch house in 1962. The house has a stone chimney and there is a chair on the back step. There is a note at the top reading, "John's office and fire place, 26 May '62."
Date: May 26, 1962
Item Type: Photograph

Family on Porch

Description: Copy negative of, from left to right, Linda Berry Holley, sons Cliff Holley, Bill Holley, Jr., and husband Bill Holley standing on the porch of John Berry's stone house in Lueders, Texas.
Date: May 26, 1962
Item Type: Photograph

Map of South Part of Jones County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of the south portion of Jones County, Texas, showing showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, and railroads. A diagram of a section is included in the upper-right corner. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: September 1, 1967
Creator: Canda, C. J.; Drake, S. J. & Strauss, W.
Item Type: Map

Baby Pictures #1

Description: Copy negative of a baby picture of Opal Fay Shafar and Letha Bell Shafar dressed up. They are in a wooden room, with one standing on the left and the other standing on a blanketed platform on the right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Baby Pictures #2

Description: Copy negative of a baby picture of Opal Fay Shafar and Letha Bell Shafar dressed up. They are in a wooden room, with one standing on the left and the other standing on a blanketed platform on the right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Baptism in River

Description: Copy negative of Reverend Clyde R. Campbell baptizing a young man in the Brazos River. Several young people are standing nearby, chest-deep in the water.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Baptism in River

Description: Copy negative of about thirty-five young people standing in the Brazos River with a man in a button-up shirt. In the foreground are the backs of two women's heads wearing hats.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Baptism in Stock Tank

Description: Copy negative of Reverend Clyde R. Campbell baptizing a young man in the Brazos River. Several young people are standing nearby, chest-deep in the water.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph