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[Letter to Lee Harvey Oswald from E. J. Murret, August 22, 1963]

Description: Photocopy of a letter addressed to Lee Harvey Oswald. The letter, which was written by E. J. Murret of the Jesuit House of Studies in Mobile, Alabama, regards a talk given by Lee Harvey Oswald. The talk was about capitalism and communism.
Date: August 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[The Dickinsons]

Description: Copy negative of a portrait of Caleb Eldridge Dickinson, David Brown Dickinson, and John Wesley Dickinson.
Date: November 19, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

["New Orleans Limited" rolling through Alabama]

Description: One Southern Belle - Louisville and Nashville Railroad's "New Orleans Limited" train No.1, southbound, rolls through southern Alabama enroute to New Orleans from Montgomery in the spring of 1915. This de luxe steam powered train with a consist of ten cars of standard heavyweight equipment is headed by Engine No. 197, a K-3 class Pacific, type 4-6-2 locomotive. This engine was built in the year 1912 at the Louisville and Nashville's South Louisville Shops.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

County map of the states of Georgia and Alabama.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Georgia and Alabama counties, railroads, cities, and towns. Insets: "Savannah, Georgia" and "City of Atlanta, the capitol of Georgia." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,931,000].
Date: 1872
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

County map of the states of Georgia and Alabama.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Georgia and Alabama counties, railroads, cities, and towns. Insets: "Savannah, Georgia" and "City of Atlanta, the capitol of Georgia." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,931,000].
Date: 1872
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

County map of the states of Georgia and Alabama.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Georgia and Alabama counties, railroads, cities, and towns. Insets: "Savannah, Georgia" and "City of Atlanta, the capitol of Georgia." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,931,000].
Date: 1879
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Asher & Adams' Georgia & Alabama.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Alabama and Georgia township grid, counties, railroads, cities, towns, and post offices. Scale [ca. 1:1,267,200].
Date: 1872
Creator: Asher & Adams
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Alabama Mobile quadrangle : 15-minute series.

Description: Map shows railroads, roads, marshland, city streets, buildings, bridges, structures, docks, airports, cemeteries, cities, and towns; harbor detail for the port of Mobile. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:62,500].
Date: 1940
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Sketch of the Gulf of Mexico showing lines of deep sea soundings and profiles of bottom.

Description: Map shows islands and bays along the coast of the Gulf of Mexico from just south of the Rio Grande to the tip of Florida, Key West, and the Dry Tortugas; temperature readings east and south of the Mississippi River delta on inset map. Insets: [fifteen profiles of sections of seabottom for the Gulf of Mexico along lines shown on the main map]. Depths shown by soundings and by profile. Scale [ca. 1:2,400,000].
Date: 1855
Creator: United States Coast Survey
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map to illustrate the Civil War.

Description: Map shows state boundaries, military posts, major cities, and notable physical features. Inset: "North Eastern Virginia." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:9,216,000].
Date: 1885
Creator: A.S. Barnes & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Bouldin Family Scrapbook]

Description: The first half of the scrapbook is composed of newspaper articles that have been pasted onto the pages and some that were inserted in between the book's pages. The articles are from Confederate states and contain news, poems, and stories centered around the Civil War and the time after. The second half of the book served as a ledger for the family to keep track of their expenses.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Book
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

Soil map, Alabama, Fort Payne sheet.

Description: Map shows soil composition, railroads, roads, towns, and structures for large portions of Dekalb and Cherokee Counties. Includes legend and soil profiles. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:63,360].
Date: 1903
Creator: Jones, Grove B., b. 1877
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carte du Golfe du Mexique.

Description: Map shows Gulf of Mexico coastal detail from the Yucatan Peninsula to the Florida Peninsula, the Greater Antilles, the Bahamas, and neighboring islands; Atlantic coastal detail from Georgia and the Carolinas to Cape Fear. Includes a measurement conversion chart and logo. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings and isolines. Soundings in meters. Scale not given.
Date: 1843
Creator: France Dépôt général de la marine
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Oral History Interview with Boyd K. Miller, January 21, 2003

Description: Interview with Boyd K. Miller, a draftsman and pilot during World War II. He discusses being drafted out of college and working as an artist and draftsman. Since he studied art in college, he worked on diagrams and charts. He then transferred to the Air Corps to become a pilot and trained in Pennsylvania, Mississippi, Alabama, New York, Georgia, Florida and Texas.
Date: January 21, 2003
Creator: Misenhimer, Richard & Miller, Boyd K.
Item Type: Sound
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Letters Sent to Jack Ruby in 1964]

Description: Poor quality photocopies of letters which were sent to Jack Ruby during his time at Dallas County Jail. The letters were written by citizens, many of whom express an interest in his well-being and spirituality.
Date: 1964~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

["The Humming Bird"]

Description: "The Humming Bird" train No. 5, southbound, at depot in Birmingham, Alabama, enroute from Cincinnati to New Orleans, July 1954. Nashville-Montgomery mainline (Birmingham Division) trackage is in the foreground. Diesel locomotive No. 793 and second unit are E-7 type 2000 Horsepower EMD passenger locomotives purchased by Louisville and Nashville Railroad in 1946.
Date: July 1954
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

Tunison's Texas and Indian Territory

Description: There are three maps on the sheet with page numbers 73-76 in the upper corners. On the front are Texas and Indian Territory with two separate maps on the back showing Alabama and Nebraska. Each map shows the counties (labeled and shaded in various colors), major cities and roads, and geographic features (with relief shown by hachures) as well as the area and populations of the states (listed with the titles). Some parts of surrounding states are visible in each of the maps. Additionally, the Texas map has an inset showing the "Western Part of Texas." Scale [ca. 1:3,041,280] (W 103⁰-- W 93⁰/N 38⁰-- N 26⁰) Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Date: unknown
Creator: Tunison, Henry Cuthbert, 1855-
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Letter From E. J. Murret to Lee Harvey Oswald, August 22, 1963]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from E.J. Murret to Lee Harvey Oswald, on August 22, 1963, offering criticism on a recent talk Oswald gave on the good and bad points of capitalism and communism, and discussing the application of socialism to a society as large as the United States.
Date: August 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[The Dickinsons]

Description: Copy negative of a portrait of Caleb Eldridge Dickinson, David Brown Dickinson, and John Wesley Dickinson.
Date: November 19, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[A Soldier Sitting on a Rock]

Description: Photograph of a solider in uniform sitting on a rock. His hands are clasped in front of him, and the ground around him is made up of sand. A house and trees can be seen in the background.
Date: 1917~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis