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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 [ca. 1:1,193,000].
Date: 1864
Creator: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett), 1827-1884
Item Type: Map
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 [ca. 1:1,193,000].
Date: 1864
Creator: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett), 1827-1884
Item Type: Map
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 [1:1,170,000].
Date: 1864
Creator: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett), 1827-1884
Item Type: Map
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 [ca. 1:1,193,000].
Date: 1864
Creator: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett), 1827-1884
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Rand, McNally & Co.'s New 11 x 14 map of Omaha.

Description: Map shows street names, railroads, parks, and public institutions in late nineteenth century Omaha, Nebraska. Scale [ca. 1:28,600].
Date: 1897
Creator: Rand McNally and Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

C. J. Christensen Wedding

Description: Copy print of a newlywed couple posing for the camera inside an empty room. The man, identified as Christian Jepsen Christensen, is seated in an elaborately designed wicker chair and wearing a suit and bow tie. The woman, identified as Marie Magdalene Jensen, is standing next to him on the right with her right hand resting on the chair's back. She is wearing a long-sleeved wedding dress and veil that has been adorned at the top with small flowers.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Antomine Andersen Christensen and Spinning Wheel]

Description: Copy print of an older woman, identified as Antomine Andersen Christensen, seated in a chair behind a spinning wheel. She wears a long-sleeve dress and glasses. She is outdoors, and in the distance, several trees can be seen. Accompanying information indicates that she was 90 years old at the time the picture was taken. Her daughter, Marie Christensen, married Chris Christensen and moved to Danevang, Texas.
Date: 1900/1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Mads Anderson and wife Maren Marie Knudsen

Description: Copy negative of Mads Anderson and his wife Maren Marie Knudsen in Dakota City, Nebraska. Mads is sitting in a chair, and Maren is standing on his right side with her hand resting on his shoulder. Mads is wearing a vest and suit jacket, and Maren is wearing a dress with a bustle, ruffled sleeves, a buttoned bodice with striped trim, a floral pin, and a long necklace.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hall, Gentry
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Andrew Berndt

Description: Copy negative of Andrew Berndt reading a book at the Nysted Folk School in Nebraska. Andrew is seated next to a desk, and is wearing a suit and tie. Behind him, a shelf where several ties are hanging, a clock, hat, books, and several photographs are either hanging on the wall or sitting on the desk.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

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

Group at S. A. C. Headquarters

Description: Copy negative of a group of men at the United States Air Force Base, Headquarters Strategic Air Command. One man is identified as Elwin Skiles. In the background, there is a brick building that says "United States Air Force HQ Strategic Air Command."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

The journey of Coronado, 1540-1542, from the city of Mexico to the Grand Canon of the Colorado and the buffalo plains of Texas, Kansas and Nebraska, as told by himself and his followers

Description: The translations included in the present volume are found, accompanied by an historical introduction and the Spanish text of Castañeda's narrative, in the editor's The Coronado expedition, 1540-1542 (U.S. Bureau of American enthology, 14th annual report, pt. I, Washington, 1896, p. 329-613) The narrative of Castañeda is from a Spanish ms. preserved in the New York Public library. Also published by A.S. Barnes & Co., New York, 1904, in the series called The trail makers. Introduction.--Itinerary of the Coronado expeditions, 1527-1547.--Translation of the narrative of Castañeda.--Translation of the letter from Mendoza to the king, April 17, 1540.--Translation of the letter from Coronado to Mendoza, August 3, 1540.--Translation of the Traslado de las nuevas.--Translation of the Relacion del suceso.--Translation of a letter from Coronado to the king, October 20, 1541.--Translation of the narrative of Jaramillo.--Translation of the report of Hernando de Alvarado.--Testimony concerning those who went on the expedition with Francisco Vasquez Coronado. 16565
Date: 1922
Creator: Winship, George Parker
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Minna Lusa Station, Omaha Water Works, Omaha, Neb.

Description: Color postcard depicting the Minna Lusa Station of the Omaha Water Works in Omaha, Nebraska. the building had an elaborate entrance with an arched doorway. Trees are used in the landscaping around the building. The content on the back reads, "Dear friend read youe card was glad to hear from you and baby. I have pictures all unite and they are fine.Tell baby I still love her. I would like to see Dorothy." It is addressed to Mrs. A.D Dell, 206 E 5 Street, Oklahoma City. It is postmarked Omaham, Neb. on Oct. 16, 1907.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Bryan Hammer Building

Description: Color postcard picturing the Bryan Hammer Building in Omaha, Nebraska. It is an eight-story building made of brick. The postcard is an advertisement for the Omaha Hydraulic-Press Brick Co. It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Omaha, Neb. on Sept 29, 1907.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Kansas.

Description: Map shows counties, railroads, cities and towns. Includes index of counties and chief cities with population statistics. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:2,154,240] and [ca. 1:2,407,680].
Date: 1901
Creator: Rand McNally and Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Guy C. Barton Residence]

Description: Color postcard picturing the residence of Guy C. Barton at 35th and Farnam in Omaha, Nebraska. The home is a large red brick three-story mansion. It is addressed to Mrs. Aliss Dell, Oklahoma City, Okla., 206 East 5th St. It is postmarked Omaha, Neb. on Sept 26, 1907.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Federal Building and Post Office, Ohama, Neb.

Description: Color postcard picturing the Federal Building and Post Office in Omaha, Nebraska. It has a tower with a clock on it and flag poles on the top of the roof. correspondence on the back reads, "Dear Dillie and all I just recd your card. was glad to hear form you. I wish you and Babe were here Omaha is going to have a big time next weake. Ethel Tandreau" It is addressed to Rosa Louise Dill, Oklahoma City, Okla. 206 E 5th. It is postmarked Omaha, Neb. on Sept. 24, 1907.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Letter from A. B. Dickson to John Patterson Osterhout, February 13, 1895]

Description: Letter from A. B. Dickson to John Patterson Osterhout regarding a recent trip to Texas. Dickson planned to buy land in Texas and wanted to speak with John and visit him next time he visited the state. Included is an envelope addressed to "Hon. John P. Osterhout."
Date: February 13, 1895
Creator: Dickson, A. B.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin College

[Memorandum from Ruben Bonilla, Jr. - 1979-07-23]

Description: Copy of a memorandum from Ruben Bonilla, Jr., League of United Latin American Citizens National President, to members of the LULAC National Executive Board, written on LULAC letterhead and dated July 23, 1979. The memo addresses a new Nebraska Chapter of LULAC and refers to an attached mailgram from Robert Ornelas.
Date: July 23, 1979
Creator: Bonilla, Ruben, Jr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

The Chicago & North Western Line.

Description: Map shows railroads, some highways, state boundaries, cities and towns along railroad routes, and national parks. Includes table of mileage statistics, "in interline tickets." Inset: "Chicago Union Pacific & North Western Line." Scale not given.
Date: 1923
Creator: Chicago and North Western Railway Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway to Puget Sound - electrified.

Description: Map shows railroads, state boundaries, cities and towns along railroad routes, and national parks. Includes mileage statistics for company's electrical lines and text in lower margin. Insets: [Continuation of map from chicago to Westport, Indiana] and "Profile of main line St. Paul-Minneapolis to Seattle-Tacoma." Relief shown by profile with spot heights. Scale not given.
Date: 1922
Creator: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Greeting Card from Louis Leroy to Sterling Houston - May 9, 1995]

Description: Greeting card from Louis Leroy, founder of The Association of American Cultures (TAAC), to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. Inside the card, Louis has written a personal note thanking Sterling for being the report editor for "Theaters of Color: Conversations on American Pluralism and Identity," a project by TAAC.
Date: May 9, 1995
Creator: Leroy, Louis
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio