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County map of the states of Arkansas, Mississippi and Louisiana.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century railroads, counties, cities, towns, military posts, swamps, lakes and rivers in Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, and for Florida on verso. Relief shown by hachures. Scales Scale [ca. 1:2,028,000], Scale [ca. 1:26,700], and Scale [ca. 1:5,600,000].
Date: 1879
Creator: Gamble, W. H. (William H.)
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
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.
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
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

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
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Lloyd's map of the lower Mississippi River from St. Louis to the Gulf of Mexico.

Description: Map shows roads, towns, county boundaries, railroads, land tracts and ownership, notable physical features, and layout of larger cities along the valley of the mid-nineteenth century Mississippi River. Includes explanation, list of other maps available from publisher. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:316,800].
Date: 1862
Creator: Lloyd, James T.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Survey of Biloxi Harbor, Miss.: "With a view of extending and deepening the channel into the harbor and around the eastern end of the peninsula into the sheltered waters of Back Bay also the present depth and general condition of channel east of Deer Island."

Description: Map shows islands, shoreline detail, borings, beacons, lighthouses, bridges, and some locations of some structures. Inset: [Overview map of Biloxi Bay from] U.S.C.& G. Survey. Depths shown by soundings and isolines. Scale [1:15,000].
Date: 1908
Creator: Jervey, H.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Lloyd's map of the southern states showing all the railroads, their stations & distances, also the counties, towns, villages, harbors, rivers, and forts. Compiled from the latest government and other reliable sources 1862 [Sheet 1].

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century geography, county lines, state lines, settlements, and railroad lines in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, Mississippi, and parts of Alabama, Kentucky, and Tennessee. Includes text titled "Sketch of the whole southern coast." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:2,000,000].
Date: 1862
Creator: Lloyd, James T.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Oral History Interview with Jerell E. Crow, August 24, 2002

Description: Interview with Jerell E. Crow. He entered the Coast Guard in 1940 and trained in Florida and New York City. He served aboard a Landing Ship, Tank (LST) when those ships were first introduced. He traveled to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to the Neville Island Shipyard operated by the Dravo Corporation as part of a crew that brought an LST down the Mississippi River to New Orleans. From there, the crew practiced operations at Biloxi, Mississippi. Eventually, Crow travelled to San Diego aboard the LST through the Panama Canal. From there, he went to Guadalcanal and unloaded tanks. Eventually, his ship was hit at Saipan and he was wounded. He also served aboard an LST during the invasions of Iwo Jima and Okinawa. Afterwards, Crow's LST was present in Tokyo Bay for the surrender. He visited Hiroshima while on occupation duty after the atomic bomb was dropped. Eventually, his LST made its way back to San Francisco where he was discharged.
Date: August 24, 2002
Creator: Rabalais, Larry & Crow, Jerell E.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

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.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

The Rich home in Mississippi.

Description: Photograph mounted on cardboard (cardboard has scalloped edges). Photograph of the Rich home in Mississippi. Three men are standing in front of the white picket fence. Several other men are standing on the front steps and porch of house. Four women are on the porch with the men. On child is standing (man standing behind child) on the porch rail to left of photo. Back of photo reads: Jon. W. Morrow's Photographic Bazar? And Millinery, Grove Hill, Ala. All work Guaranteed First Class. Also has Design at top and bottom, vining around drawn sign to right and left.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Mrs. John Rich (Mary Davis), and Mrs. Glenn D. Birdwell.]

Description: Photograph of Mrs. John Rich (Mary Davis), and Mrs. Glenn D. Birdwell (Lucile Rich) riding in a buggy pulled by a dark horse with one white leg. In background is the Rich home, a two-story white, wooden house with porch in front and balcony on second floor has railing. Picket fence in front of house. Photo is mounted on a gray cardboard mat. Mat is worn around the edges with a small broken area in bottom, left corner. Photo has dark stains scattered across it. More information in blue ink on back of photo.
Date: 1909
Partner: Fort Bend Museum