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[Letters Mailed to Jack Ruby at Dallas County Jail]

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

[Letters and Newspaper Clipping from Citizens]

Description: Letters from citizens in which praise is given to the Dallas Police Department. A clipping was enclosed with one of the letters. The clipping, by Inez Robb, is titled "Shot That Killed Lee Oswald Nearly Ended Career of Dallas Police Chief" and puts Chief J. E. Curry in a positive light.
Date: March 1964
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Recollections of Klamath Falls]

Description: Recollections by Jack Vaughan about his time spent in Klamath Falls, Oregon, recovering from a disease he had contracted in American Samoa.
Date: January 3, 1998
Creator: Vaughan, Jack Carter
Item Type: Text
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Letter from R. Frank Tucker to Jack Vaughan, December 7, 1953]

Description: Letter from R. Frank Tucker to Jack Vaughan, on December 7, 1953, thanking him for his letter, and providing information on the barracks Vaughan stayed in. A handwritten note at the bottom of the page adds: "The barracks were later torn down and on our visit there in 1994 they were starting a housing addition."
Date: December 7, 1953
Creator: Tucker, R. Frank
Item Type: Letter
Location Info:
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Vocational Training Card]

Description: Vocational training card belonging to Jack Vaughan. It certifies that he has satisfactorily completed vocational training at Klamath Union High School as a sheet metal worker.
Date: February 28, 1945
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Letter from Jack Vaughan to the Klamath Falls Chamber of Commerce President, December 10, 1953]

Description: Letter from Jack Vaughan to the President of the Klamath Falls Chamber of Commerce, published in the Herald and News on December 10, 1953. Vaughan expresses his appreciation for the kindness of the people of Klamath Falls who made his stay there enjoyable, and apologizes on behalf of his fellow Marines who may not have conducted themselves as well as they should.
Date: December 10, 1953
Creator: Vaughan, Jack Carter
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Arlington Public Library

Gray's new map of California.

Description: Map shows township grid, railroads, counties, military posts, and notable physical features in California. Insets shows street names, parks, wards, public areas, military facilities, and docks in San Francisco; Yosemite Valley trails; overview of San Francisco Bay railroads. Verso of map shows Nevada township grid, counties, Native American reservations, railroads, notable physical features, cities, and towns. Includes text and authorities. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:2,200,000].
Date: 1884
Creator: Gray, Frank A.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The United States, Oregon, and Texas.

Description: Map shows state and territorial boundaries for the United States, Texas, Oregon, Mexico, and British America. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1845
Creator: Ingram, Herbert, 1811-1860
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the State of Oregon.

Description: Map shows county boundaries, forest reserves, Native American reservations, railroad land grants, and military roads. Includes index of post offices and railroad stations. Scale [ca. 1:792,000].
Date: 1904
Creator: Huber & Maxwell
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Couple at McKenzie Pass

Description: Copy negative of Thelma and Herman McDaniel standing on each side of the sign on Highway 28 in Oregon at the summit of McKenzie Pass. She is They are on a road and there is a large pile of rocks behind them on the right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Oregon.

Description: Map shows railroads, counties, cities, towns, Native American reservations, and notable physical features. Includes area statistics, index to counties and chief cities in upper and lower margins for each map. Inset: "Outline map of Washington showing city limits, parks, and boulevards." Scale [ca. 1:2,154,240] and [ca. 1:2,027,520].
Date: 1901
Creator: Rand McNally and Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Burlington Route (C.B. & Q. R. R.) and Western Connections.

Description: Map shows railroads, cities and towns along railroad routes, state boundaries, and national parks for the northwestern United States. Includes text notes in panel below map. Inset: [continuation of map from Shattuc, Ohio to Paducah, Kentucky]. Scale not given.
Date: 1922
Creator: Chicago, Burlington, & Quincy Railroad Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Fighting Men of the Indian Wars: A Biographical Encyclopedia of the Mountain Men, Soldiers, Cowboys, and Pioneers Who Took Up Arms During America's Westward Expansion

Description: This book "is a compendium of America's Indian Wars and the mountain men, soldiers, cowboys and pioneers who took part in them" (dust-jacket). It includes information about all the major American Indian battles, the lives of notable men who fought in the battles, and the combat techniques employed. The index begins on page 247.
Date: 1991
Creator: O'Neal, Bill
Item Type: Book
Partner: Panola College

Map of the surveyed portions of Oregon Territory.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century township grid, roads, named prairies, cities and towns along the Willamette River Valley in Oregon Territory. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:190080].
Date: 1852
Creator: Preston, Jno. B. (John B.)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Oregon and Upper California from the surveys of John Charles Frémont and other authorities.

Description: Map shows major physical features, areas of Native American habitation, major cities, and towns. Northern portion of map is labeled "Oregon Territory" and "Missouri Territory." Southern portion is "Upper California and New Mexico" with the "February 1848 Treaty Boundary Line between Mexico and the United States." Notes and "explanations" are included. Inset: "Profile of the Traveling Route from the South Pass of the Rocky Mountains to the Bay of San Francisco." Relief shown by hachures and spot heights, and by profile. Scale [1:3,000,000].
Date: 1848
Creator: Preuss, Charles, 1803-1854
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Oral History Interview with Floyd R. Thomas, February 18, 2009

Description: Interview with Floyd R. Thomas of El Paso, Texas, who is a veteran of the United States Armed Forces during World War II. In the interview, Mr. Thomas recalls memories from before the war as well as his time in the military, including his training in Oregon and Hawaii, attacks on Okinawa, and various battle scenes.
Date: February 18, 2009
Creator: Misenhimer, Richard & Thomas, Floyd R.
Item Type: Text
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation