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Map of the Mississippi River : from its source to the mouth of the Missouri

Description: Map of the Mississippi River : from its source to the mouth of the Missouri / laid down from the notes of the Lieut. Z.M. Pike ; by Anthony Nau ; reduced and corrected by the astronomical observations of Mr. Thompson at its source ; and of Capt. M. Lewis, where it receives the waters of the Missouri ; by Nichs. King ; engraved by Francis Shallus.
Date: 1810
Creator: King, N. (Nicholas), 1771-1812.
Item Type: Map

Mapa de los Estados Unidos de Méjico

Description: Engraved map of the United States of Mexico and the surrounding areas. Major cities are marked and the Mexican states are outlined in color. Bodies of water and geographic features are also marked, with relief shown in hachures. Scale ca. 1:4,752,000 Near the lower-left of the page, there is a table showing distances between cities (Tabla de Distancias) and a table of statistical notes regarding size, population, etc. for each state (Tabla Estadistica). There is also an inset map in the lower-left corner titled "Carta de los Caminos &c. Desde Vera Cruz y Alvarado a Méjico" (Map of the Roads etc. from Vera Cruz and Alvarado to Mexico). The inset has markings for geographic features as well as major roads and separate symbols for capitals, important cities, villages, and haciendas. Scale ca. 1:1,267,200
Date: May 31, 1828
Creator: White, Gallaher & White
Item Type: Map

A Correct Map of the Seat of War in Mexico

Description: Map of the Seat of War in Mexico, circa 1847. The map has a written description and illustrations surrounding the land and shows topographical data.
Date: 1847~
Creator: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough, 1804-1889
Item Type: Map

Map of the United States Mexico &c. 1849.

Description: Map of the United States, Mexico, and South America circa 1849. The map contains minimal topographical data, names of locations, names of rivers and water bodies, and a brief table of distances.
Date: 1849
Creator: D. Appleton & Co.
Item Type: Map

Painting of Early Fort Worth by Miranda Leonard, 1873

Description: Painting of an aerial view of Fort Worth in 1873. The painting depicts a town square with an American-flag topped courthouse in the center. Surrounding the courthouse are several buildings, some with fences. Throughout the painting are people, buggies, covered wagons and trees. On the right side of the frame is a sloping hill.
Date: 1873
Creator: Miranda Leonard
Item Type: Artwork

Central Colorado Sheet, 1877

Description: Map of central Colorado in 1877. Printed at the top of the map is, "U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories, F.V. Hayden in Charge. Central Colorado."
Date: 1877
Creator: Hayden, Ferdinand V.
Item Type: Map

Tarrant County Courthouse and Public Square in 1879

Description: Photograph of the Tarrant County Courthouse and public square. The courthouse is in the center of the photograph and surrounding the building are many men in jackets and cowboy hats with wagons pulled by horses. In the foreground is a wagon topped with haystacks and men standing on top of it. In the background are several buildings and a stack of lumber. A piece of paper at the bottom of the photograph reads, "The Public Square and Court House in 1879. To the East can be seen the Old Masonic Hall with belfry and opposite (south) the old jail."
Date: 1879
Item Type: Photograph

Southwestern Telegraph and Telephone Co., 1881

Description: Photograph of the Southwestern Telegraph & Telephone Co., 1881. The building is three stories tall with stairs on the side and a covered sidewalk with a banner. The building is surrounded by a dirt road and many large telephone poles and wires. Written at the top of the frame is, "Fox Newspaper" and at the bottom is, "Office and East 2nd Sts, Fort Worth."
Date: 1881
Item Type: Photograph

[Reunion of the Veterans of the Battle of San Jacinto]

Description: Photograph of several men gathered for the veteran reunion of the Battle of San Jacinto of 1836. Behind the men are several buildings and horse drawn carriages. This photo was taken at the Texas Veterans Association annual convention in Belton in 1883.
Date: 1883
Item Type: Photograph

Headquarters if the Bar CC Ranch

Description: Photograph of the headquarters at the old Bar CC Ranch in 1886. There are four buildings in this picture, one is a log cabin. The headquarters was located in Ochiltree County at the top of the Texas panhandle.
Date: 1886
Item Type: Photograph

OX Ranch

Description: Group of cowboys at dinner time on the OX Ranch. This photo was taken in 1886 upon the spot where Childress, Texas stands today. The OX Ranch covered parts of Childress, Hardeman and Cottle Counties. The ranch headquarters was about 10 miles southeast. -
Date: 1886
Item Type: Photograph

Roundup at Bar CC Ranch

Description: Photograph of a roundup on Bar CC Rance in 1886, near the old ranch headquarters on Wolf Creek. Jas McKenzie the ranch manager, is in the center on the bobtailed horse and Ed Brainard, the range boss, is the furthest man on the right.
Date: 1886
Item Type: Photograph

Commerce Street Scene in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1888

Description: Aerial photograph of Ft. Worth at Commerce Street in 1888. In the center is a large strip of buildings, homes and businesses, surrounded with dirt roads and more homes across those streets. A store on the right corner of the black has a sign that reads, "Black Smith Shop". In the foreground are dirt trakcs, a telephone pole, and a few horse-drawn wagons.
Date: 1888
Item Type: Photograph

Cowboys Having Dinner in Coke County, Texas

Description: Photograph of cowboys having dinner on a ranch in Coke County. The lid for a skillet in the foreground was used for baking bread. On the lid of the chuck box, lowered to serve as a cook table, can be seen an old time coffee grinder and leg of roasted beef. An oil lantern hangs on the bow above the chuck box and the harness is hanging over the front wheel. The men are, L-R: Henry Russell, unknown, Jack Montath, Ned Richards, Jake Stubblefield, and John Dodd.
Date: 1889
Item Type: Photograph

Denner-Record and Capps Building in Ft. Worth, Texas

Description: Photograph of the Denner-Record building and the Capps building on Fifth and Throckmorton Streets in Ft. Worth, Texas. The building is five stories tall and brick with a fire escape. It is surrounded by a sidewalk that is lined with bicycles and horse-drawn buggies. On the left side of the frame is a church tower and on the right is a sign that reads, "SUCCESS".
Date: 1890
Item Type: Photograph

LFD Ranch

Description: Photograph of cowboys catching horses on the LFD Ranch near Midland. The cowboys stand holding ropes near a large herd of horses. A pile of fire wood is next to the cooking pots on the right of the photo.
Date: 1890~
Item Type: Photograph