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The Journal of Heredity, Volume 30, Number 7, July, 1939

Description: Issue of the Journal of Heredity, published by the American Genetic Association, "An incorporated organization devoted to promoting a knowledge of the laws of heredity and their application to the improvement of plants, animals, and human racial stocks" (from inside front cover). The journal contains articles about animal and botanical genetic studies and manipulations as well as human behavior related to genetics.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cook, Robert C.

The Weekly Register (Baltimore, Md.), Volume 4, Number 20, Saturday, July 17, 1813

Description: Issue of The Weekly Register newspaper including an article on the first page entitled "Republic of Mexico" which is described as a "hasty" translation of the Declaration of Independence from Spain. Other articles include: Indian Council; The Direct Tax; Map of the Rapids of Miami, Shewing the situation of Fort Meigs, &c.; Interesting Topography of Ohio; Proceedings of Congress; Events of the War; and The Chronicle (France and the Allies).
Date: July 17, 1813
Creator: Niles, Hezekiah, 1777-1839

Photo of Survivors of Battle of San Jacinto

Description: Photograph of the Survivors of the Battle of San Jacinto, at a meeting of the Texas Veterans' Association at Galveston c. 1880. Center row, third from left: Valentine Ignatius Burch of Tyler County, Texas. Center row, second from left: Valentine Burch. Front row, second from right: George Petty of Washington County.
Date: 1880
Creator: Naschke

Lipan-Warrior

Description: Hand-colored stone lithograph of a West Lipan Apache warrior sitting astride a horse and carrying a rifle; from Emory's United States and Mexican Boundary Survey, Washington, 1857
Date: 1857
Creator: Schott, A.

Percussion shotgun

Description: A composite gun made from various parts: blacksmith- made trigger guard; copper ramrod holders; wooden ramrod. Stamped on stock at butt: “LEVYON MADE MC LAWS PLANTA. 1841”; lockplate: “GOLCHER”; barrel: “_____PHILAD___”; possibly "slave made”"
Date: 1841

"Fannin's Fight"

Description: One of 8 maps of battle sites of the Texas Revolution drawn to accompany A.J. Houston's 1938 volume "Texas Independence"; this map shows the Texan infantry, artillery, breastworks, and Mexican dragoons, and artillery
Date: 1938

Galveston in Texas

Description: Steel engraving print of Galveston, Texas showing a group of men sitting, or working on a wooden dock. A sunken ship is visible in the water on the right side of the image, and on the left, the dock curves and leads toward the town. A number of buildings are pictured along the dock.
Date: unknown