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General highway map Galveston County Texas

Description: Map shows city boundaries, highways and roads, railroads, oil fields, and structures. Includes legend, key to counties, and population statistics. Scale not given.
Date: 1958
Creator: Texas Highway Dept.
Item Type: Map

Building on Fire, Galveston, Texas

Description: Photograph of a large building on fire and crumbling after a large storm in Galveston, Texas. The back half of the building is gone and the roof in the center of the frame is falling. There are piles of debris surrounding the building. Two men with fire hoses are spraying the building. In the foreground are train or trolley tracks and a truck bed.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph

Crushed Garage After Galveston, Texas Storm, 1915

Description: Photograph of two men and a crushed car amongst piles of debris after a storm in Galveston, Texas. The car is underneath piles of brick and a man in a newsboy cap is leaning on it. On the car are the numbers, "1507". In the background is a large pile of bricks and a man in suspenders, all within tin walls.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph

Galveston Entrance, Texas.

Description: Map shows northeast end of Galveston Island, the city of Galveston, Pelican Island, and Bolivar Point; streets, railroads, shipping channels, jetties, and buoys. Includes notes on tides, storm warnings, abbreviations, authorities, heights, and navigation notes. Scale [1:40,000].
Date: 1915
Creator: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey.
Item Type: Map

Galveston, Texas After Storm in 1915

Description: Photograph of Galveston, Texas after a storm. In the foreground on the right is a large pile of debris, mostly wooden beams. On the left side of the frame is a man walking beside a building with a covered sidewalk. On the awning it reads, "Cafe Hotel, Seawall Cafe". Further down the sidewalk are more buildings and a few people on the wet sidewalk. On the right side in the background are parked cars.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph

[Map of Galveston and Galveston Bay]

Description: Map shows early twentieth century Galveston, Texas streets and Galveston Bay islands and harbor details. Scale not indicated.
Date: [1912..1922]
Creator: John S. Swift Company
Item Type: Map

Galveston Bay, Texas.

Description: Map shows early twentieth century Galveston Bay, Texas railroads, shipping channels, bays, and lakes. Includes sections on authorities, tides, lights, life saving stations, storm warning displays, time ball, and soundings. Scale [ca. 1:80,000].
Date: 1905
Creator: Riché, C. S.
Item Type: Map

Plan of the city of Galveston showing proposed sea wall and raising of grade.

Description: Map shows early twentieth century street names and layout of the city of Galveston, Texas and the location of a proposed sea wall. Includes diagram of a cross section of the proposed sea wall, text describing the flooding history of Galveston Island, and estimated cost of the project. Insets: "Cross Section of Proposed Sea Wall," "10th Street," "25th Street," and "39th Street." Relief shown through diagrams. Scale [ca. 1:18,000].
Date: 1902
Creator: Clarke & Courts.
Item Type: Map

Galveston Entrance Texas.

Description: Map shows northeast end of Galveston Island, Pelican Island, and Bolivar Point. Streets, railroads, and a few buildings are indicated. Notes on soundings, light houses, light vessels, tides, buoys, and weather signals are provided. Depths shown by soundings. Scale [1:40,000].
Date: 1893
Creator: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
Item Type: Map

Galveston Harbor, Texas

Description: Map shows Galveston, Texas street grid, Bolivar Point railroad line, existing and proposed jetties, and Galveston Bay entrance. Depths shown by isolines. Includes key to map.
Date: 1893
Creator: Hartrick, E. M.
Item Type: Map

Texas City: first and second divisions.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century lot numbers and harbor details in Texas City, Texas. Inset: [Map showing location of Texas City, Texas]. No scale noted.
Date: 1893
Creator: Texas City Improvement Company
Item Type: Map

Galveston Co.

Description: Map shows land patents, block and tract numbers, landowners, towns, and railroads; portions of adjacent counties where property boundaries extend beyond county limits. Scale not given.
Date: 1891
Creator: [Texas] General Land Office
Item Type: Map

Coast chart no. 204 : Galveston Bay, Texas.

Description: Map shows coastline and navigational details for Galveston Bay and vicinity. Includes notes and tables on lights, buoys, tides, soundings, and weather signal stations. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Depths shown by soundings and gradient tints. Scale [1:80,000].
Date: 1890
Creator: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
Item Type: Map

County map of the State of Texas: Showing also portions of the Adjoining States and Territories

Description: This map shows the state of Texas, portions of New Mexico and Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma), and the surrounding areas. The visible counties of Texas, New Mexico, and "Indian Territory" are marked with dotted lines, labeled, and shaded in various colors. Cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are also marked (with relief shown by hachures). Additionally, the map shows the western expansion of the Texas & Pacific Railroad from Eastland County to El Paso, the Galveston-Harrisburg & San Antonio Railroad from San Antonio to El Paso, and, the southward expansion of the International Railroad from San Antonio to Laredo. An inset in the lower left corner shows a "Plan of Galveston and Vicinity." Scale [ca. 1:3,250,000] (W 109°--W 92°/N 36°--N 27°) Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Date: 1881
Creator: Gamble, W. H. (William H.)
Item Type: Map

Entrance to Galveston Harbor, Texas

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century topography of the Bolivar Channel at the entrance to Galveston Bay, islands, lighthouses. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Scale [1:20,000].
Date: 1880
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Item Type: Map

City of Galveston, Texas.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century wards, street names, buildings, parks, churches, businesses, cemeteries, railroads, block numbers, lot numbers, and ownership in Galveston, Texas. Scale [1:21,600].
Date: [1869..1889]
Item Type: Map

Galveston Texas, Galveston Co.

Description: Map shows street names, block numbers [in red ink, corrected in pencil], channels, and beacons; vectors in red and black ink with additional lines and notes in pencil. Appears to be engineering plan for placement of a jetty or roadway. Scale [ca. 1:3600].
Date: [1869..1889]
Item Type: Map

Johnson's Texas.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Texas counties, roads, cities and towns, railroads, and areas of Native American habitation. Insets: Plan of Galveston Bay and vicinity--Northern part of Texas. Relief shown by hachures, range of altitude in notes. Scale [ca. 1:2,500,000].
Date: 1866
Creator: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett), 1827-1884.
Item Type: Map

Johnson's new map of the state of Texas.

Description: Map shows counties, roads, railroads, counties major cities and towns, military posts, areas of Native American habitation, and notable physical features. Insets: "Plan of Sabine Lake," "Plan of the northern part of Texas," and "Plan of Galveston Bay from the U.S. Coast Survey." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings on inset. Scale [ca. 1:2,317,000].
Date: [1858..1860]
Creator: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett), 1827-1884
Item Type: Map

Preliminary coast chart no. 106, Galveston Bay to Oyster Bay, Texas : From a trigonometrical survey under the direction of A.D. Bache, Superintendent of the Survey of the coast of the United States.

Description: Map shows outline of Texas coastline from Galveston Bay to Oyster Bay with soundings. Relief shown by soundings and depictions. Includes: "Note," "Light Houses and Beacons," "Light Vessel," "Variations in the Magnetic Needle," "Tides," "Remarks," and "Winds." Scale [1:80,000].
Date: 1858
Creator: United States Coast Survey
Item Type: Map