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Wood County, 1850-1900

Description: This text gives an overview of Wood County, Texas from roughly 1850 to 1900. It includes historical sketches of various aspects of life in the county as well as anecdotes. Genealogical information and documentation are also included for pioneer families in the area.
Date: 2017
Creator: Wood County Historical Society

The journey of Coronado, 1540-1542, from the city of Mexico to the Grand Canon of the Colorado and the buffalo plains of Texas, Kansas and Nebraska, as told by himself and his followers

Description: The translations included in the present volume are found, accompanied by an historical introduction and the Spanish text of Castañeda's narrative, in the editor's The Coronado expedition, 1540-1542 (U.S. Bureau of American enthology, 14th annual report, pt. I, Washington, 1896, p. 329-613) The narrative of Castañeda is from a Spanish ms. preserved in the New York Public library. Also published by A.S. Barnes & Co., New York, 1904, in the series called The trail makers. Introduction.--Itinerary of the Coronado expeditions, 1527-1547.--Translation of the narrative of Castañeda.--Translation of the letter from Mendoza to the king, April 17, 1540.--Translation of the letter from Coronado to Mendoza, August 3, 1540.--Translation of the Traslado de las nuevas.--Translation of the Relacion del suceso.--Translation of a letter from Coronado to the king, October 20, 1541.--Translation of the narrative of Jaramillo.--Translation of the report of Hernando de Alvarado.--Testimony concerning those who went on the expedition with Francisco Vasquez Coronado. 16565
Date: 2017
Creator: Winship, George Parker

Trammel's Trace: The First Road to Texas from the North

Description: Map showing "Trammel's Trace," the first road from the north (present-day Arkansas) into Texas, used around 1800. It includes notations for abandoned settlements, modern cities, and Caddo villages documented from 1800 to 1840, as well as other historic roads used at the time of Trammel's Trace.
Date: 2015
Creator: Pinkerton, Gary
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Memorandum: Hurricane Flood Protection Hearing

Description: Memo released by the City of Corpus Christi, Texas to announce a public hearing to be held in the city regarding hurricane flood protection for the city and surrounding areas. The text also outlines the general problems that will be addressed during the meeting and various proposals and statements related to the topic.
Date: October 25, 1961
Creator: Corpus Christi (Tex.)

Bay City Origin - Destination Survey: October 1960

Description: Report documenting "factual data relative to the movements of vehicular traffic into and thru [sic] the Bay City area. The survey was ordered and planned to obtain data necessary for a comprehensive study of future development of highway facilities in the area" (p. 5). It includes graphs and tabular analyses of the survey, which was conducted on October 11, 1960.
Date: October 1960
Creator: Texas. Highway Department. Planning Survey Division.