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[Beer Wagon in Antwerp]

Description: Photograph of a beer wagon being pulled by two horses in Antwerp. Two women and a man stand in the bottom right corner.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Enck and Shafser in Antwerp]

Description: Photograph of Roy Enck and Lloyd Shafser standing in uniform by a truck in Antwerp. There is a crowd of soldiers to the right.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Soldiers Outside Building]

Description: Photograph of a group of soldiers standing outside a building. They are identified as Cunningham, Ugent, Schmidf, Kinsinger, Ziegler, Gross, Dro, and Fox.
Date: December 18, 1944
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Kraut Prisoners of War]

Description: Photograph of prisoners of war captured by First Lieutenant John Grimbal. The prisoners march down a road with an Army truck following behind.
Date: December 17, 1944
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Group of Soldiers]

Description: Photograph of a group of soldiers standing around a tank. A note on the back reads: "The day we were pulled out of St. Vith by the 82nd Airborne."
Date: December 18, 1944
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Command Post in Schmiede, Belgium]

Description: Photograph of a street in Schmiede, Belgium. Houses are visible on the streets, and several children stand in front of white picket fences.
Date: 1944
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Tent City]

Description: Photograph of soldiers standing together in the middle of a tent city at Camp Top Hat.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Street Scene in St. Vith, Belgium]

Description: Photograph of a street scene in St. Vith, Belgium. Army trucks drive down the road, which has buildings on either side.
Date: December 18, 1944
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Bass in Belgium]

Description: Photograph of T/5 Charles F. Bass posing in uniform at Hasslet, Belgium.
Date: October 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Letter from Guillaume D'Hanis to Ferdinand Louis Huth, July 1, 1846]

Description: Letter from G[uillau]me D'Hanis to [Ferdinand] L[oui]s Huth acknowledging receipt of his letter and writing that Castro's impending presence will resolve some matters better than anything they could write. Signed Gme. D'Hanis on July 1, 1846 in Antwerp.
Date: July 1, 1846
Creator: D'Hanis, Guillaume
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Document for Ferdinand Louis Huth from Henri Castro, October 27, 1843]

Description: Document for [Ferdinand] Louis Huth making him Director of the expedition of the colonists aboard the Jean Key. Castro tells him whom to trust, that he should do business in cash or barter only and that if needs an aide, he should ask Mr. Bourgeois. Castro tells him that he should invest in moss and cattle. He also includes, on page 3, a dispatch to Anson Jones, Secretary of State. Signed by Hi. Castro on October 27, 1843 in Antwerp.
Date: October 27, 1843
Creator: Castro, Henri
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Document concerning Slasi Albrecht's travel to Texas, October 9 and October 26, 1843]

Description: Document describing how Slasi Albrecht will have to pawn his goods for the 45 francs given him as an advance to help pay his expense for travel to Texas. Signed Slasi Albrecht in Neufreystaedt on October 9, 1843. Receipt of francs acknowledge below and signed by Albrecht in Antwerp on October 26, 1843.
Date: 1843-10-09/1843-10-26
Creator: Albrecht, Slasi
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, May 15, 1845]

Description: Letter from [Henri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] impatiently awaiting news of the colony and hoping the 59 emigrants sent though New Orleans arrive without trouble. He mentions that he is corresponding with Huth's father and expects to see him soon. Signed H. Castro on May 15, 1845 in Antwerp.
Date: May 15, 1845
Creator: Castro, Henri
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, September 17, 1845, Copy 2]

Description: Letter from H[enr]i Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis Huth regarding a new batch of emigrants and some specific instructions regarding the colony. Marked "Duplicate". Signed Hi. Castro on Sept. 17, 1845 in Antwerp. Includes a document listing names of colonists under the headings "house[s] built" and "under construction," with several dates listed.
Date: September 17, 1845
Creator: Castro, Henri
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, August 15, 1845]

Description: Letter from [Henri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] announcing that he has won his lawsuit. He instructs him to have Dr. Cupples go to Galveston to meet Mr. Maqueray and route the new colonists through Corpus Christi. He includes details of Huth's appointment as Director and three other commissions. A postscript states that Mr. Maqueray will be unable to leave and a replacement must be found. Signed Hr. Castro on August 15, 1845 in Antwerp.
Date: August 15, 1845
Creator: Castro, Henri
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, October 15, 1845]

Description: Letter from H[enri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis Huth assuring him that he is writing twice a month and stating that Huth's letters are not reaching him. He also dictates his wishes for the construction of his house and gardens and states that he expects to bring with him a large number of families with money when he returns. He ends with several subjects he wishes Huth to address in his return letter. Signed Hy. Castro on October 15, 1845 in Antwerp.
Date: October 15, 1845
Creator: Castro, Henri
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from August Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, April 7, 1844]

Description: Letter from August [Huth] to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] informing him that he has spoken to Castro about the terrible position Louis found himself in when he arrived in Galveston and did not find any agents awaiting him. He lets Louis know that if things don't work out in Texas, he is welcome to come back.
Date: April 7, 1844
Creator: Huth, August
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History