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America.

Description: This map shows most of the Western Hemisphere, including North and Central America, South America, and the surrounding oceans and islands. Countries are outlined using various colors. Cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Scale [ca. 1:42,240,000].
Date: unknown
Creator: Dower, John, fl. 1838-1846?
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

America.

Description: This map shows most of the Western Hemisphere, including North and Central America, South America, and the surrounding oceans and islands. Countries are outlined using various colors. Cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures).
Date: unknown
Creator: Dower, John, fl. 1838-1846?
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Maps of Chili, Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay, and Uruguay]

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century geography, provinces, cities, and ports in Chili, Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay, and Uruguay. Insets: "Island of Juan Fernandez," "Harbor of Bahia," and "Harbor of Rio Janeiro." Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:21,000,000], [ca. 1:11,500,000], and [ca. 1:760,000].
Date: 1860
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

South America.

Description: Map shows major cities, coastlines, and political divisions including the Republic of Colombia, "Brasil," "Peru or Lima," "United Provinces," Patagonia, Chile, and Bolivia. Inset: "Guatemala or The Republic of Central America." Includes notes. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:14,500,000] and [ca 1:15,000,000].
Date: 1837
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Oral History Interview with Dr. Dan Wallace Bacon, March 3, 1998

Description: Interview with Dr. Dan Wallace Bacon, a physician from Kerrville, Texas, who also served as the city and Kerr County health officer. Dr. Bacon discusses his family history, as well as his education, medical career, brief stint in the Air Force, and general town life in Kerrville. While working at Peterson Hospital in Kerrville, he treated trauma victims from car accidents on Highway 27. In the Air Force, he briefly practiced psychiatry, served as a prison doctor, and finally switched to obstetrics and gynecology. He relates stories from his time as an obstetrician, as well as a general practitioner and family physician. He also discusses the history of minority communities in Kerrville, especially during integration, and the founding of the Kerrville Veteran's Hospital. Dr. Bacon's further remembrances, as well as a historical profile of the Kerrville VA Hospital, are included at the end of the interview transcript.
Date: March 3, 1998
Creator: Bethel, Ann & Bacon, Dan Wallace
Item Type: Text
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission