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Railroad Survey Crew Poses with Survey Tools, c. 1902

Description: Six members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf survey crew pose around their surveying tools for a professional portrait, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. In Texas, they worked a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth. Two of the crew members remained in the area and founded the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903.
Date: 1902~
Partner: Irving Archives

[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to W. S. Wallace, J. Cowan Bass and family, March 24, 1863]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Charles Moore to W. S. Wallace, J. Cowan Bass and family, relating his visit with relatives in Monroe County, Iowa. He also tells the story of a man who was waylaid by [Brigadier General John Sappington] Marmaduk, and wonders if Vicksburg has fallen to the Union. In addition, he discusses civil unrest in Texas and expresses his desire to return.
Date: March 24, 1863
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles Moore to W. S. Wallace, J. Cowan Bass and family, March 24, 1862]

Description: Letter from Charles Moore to W. S. Wallace, J. Cowan Bass and family, relating his visit with relatives in Monroe County, Iowa. He also tells the story of a man who was waylaid by [Brigadier General John Sappington] Marmaduke, and wonders if Vicksburg has fallen to the Union. In addition, he discusses civil unrest in Texas and expresses his desire to return.
Date: March 24, 1863
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Dope fighter gets jaycee award]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a Houston police officer traveling to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to receive an award from the national Junior Chamber of Commerce, recognizing his work combating narcotics trafficking as an undercover agent.
Date: January 16, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Missouri-Kansas-Texas System

Description: Railroad Map from Iowa through Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma to Texas including stops in many cities along the OKT route. DRG. NO. 917.165. OKT with wheat and a feather are outlined. KATY and M - K - T RAILROAD are in white against a black background. Scale [1:7,600,000]
Date: 1903?
Creator: Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad
Partner: Midwestern State University

Gymnastic Apparatus

Description: Patent for "improvement in aerial revolving ladders for gymnastic purposes for use in theaters, circus-tents, etc." (lines 13-15) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 22, 1900
Creator: Delmore, George E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Maps of St. Joseph, Missouri and Sioux City, Iowa]

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century St. Joseph, Missouri street names, parks, public institutions, cemeteries, stockyards, railroads, bridges, select buildings, and International Exposition building; street names, parks, cemeteries, public institutions, railroads, and bridges in Sioux City, Iowa. Scale not given.
Date: [1891..1904]
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Bar opposite Dubuque, Ia.

Description: Map shows layout of Dubuque, Iowa, and Dunleith, railroads, named streets, buildings, bridges, ferries, and river sedimentation; plans to effect sedimentary deposits and water flow. Includes note indicating dates of previous surveys and dredging, 1864-1880. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1880
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Sectional Map indicating main Automobile Roads between Canada and United States (Middle West Sheet).

Description: Map of roadways in the Midwestern United States and southern portions of the Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario provinces of Canada. The map includes major towns and cities; bodies of water, including the Great Lakes; and boundaries. The map also includes an inset map of the four Canadian road map sheets in this series near the upper-right corner. Scale [ca. 1:2,217,600] (35 miles to the inch).
Date: 1926
Creator: Canada. National Development Bureau.
Location Info:
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of the Des Moines rapids of the Mississippi.

Description: Map shows settlements and some structures along the border between Iowa and Illinois during the early nineteenth century. Relief shown by hachures and contours. Depths shown by shading and spot heights. Scale not given.
Date: 1836
Creator: Shreve, Henry Miller, 1785-1851
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Sectional map indicating main automobile roads between Canada and United States (middle west sheet).

Description: Map of roadways in the Midwestern United States and southern portions of the Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario provinces of Canada. The map includes major towns, bodies of water, and boundaries. The map also includes an inset map of the four Canadian road map sheets in this series near the upper-right corner. Scale [ca. 1:2,217,600] (35 miles to the inch).
Date: 1931
Creator: Canada. National Development Bureau.
Location Info:
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Johnson's Missouri and Kansas.

Description: Map shows the railroads, towns, cities, and counties in Missouri and parts of eastern Kansas, northern Arkansas, and southern Iowa during the mid-nineteenth century. Illustrations: "Spearing fish," "Santa Fe from the Great Missouri Trail," and "Fire on the prairie." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,536,000].
Date: [1862..1866]
Creator: Johnson and Ward
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Johnson's Iowa and Nebraska.

Description: Map shows the railroads and counties of Iowa and eastern Nebraska during the mid- to late- nineteenth century. Scale [1:1,200,000].
Date: [1866..1879]
Creator: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett), 1827-1884
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Johnson's Iowa and Nebraska.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Iowa and Nebraska counties, township grid, roads, railroads, watershed, cities, and towns. Scale [ca. 1:1,584,000].
Date: [1862..1866]
Creator: Johnson and Ward
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library