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A Map of the Travels of George Washington

Description: Map of the travels of George Washington in the Middle Atlantic region of the United States between 1732 and 1799, with insets of New York and the lower Hudson Valley, Mount Vernon, the tidewater region of Virginia, Philadelphia, and Boston. The map includes towns, colonial highways, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geological features, with relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:2,502,720] (39.5 miles to the inch).
Date: 1931
Creator: National Geographic Society for the National Geographic Magazine
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations

Description: Map of Narragansett Bay at the time of the ratification of the Constitution, showing islands, towns, inlets, coves, rivers, and plantations. The map includes a table of "References to the Batteries" and "A List of the Principal Farms in Rhode Island." The map also includes an inset map of Rhode Island in its entirety, showing counties and water bodies. Relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:82,368] (approximately 1.3 miles to the inch).
Date: 1938
Creator: Blaskowitz, Charles & Faden, William
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Maps of New England States]

Description: Map shows counties, railroads, cities, and towns. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:3,072,000] and [ca. 1:1,400,000].
Date: [1858..1874]
Creator: Atwood, John M., b. ca. 1818
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Maps of New England States]

Description: Map shows railroads, counties, cities, towns, and notable physical features; also "French Telegraph Cable" on verso map. Inset: "The Northern Part of Maine." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:2,217,600] and [ca. 1:1,267,200].
Date: [1878..1898]
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Massachusetts and Rhode Island canals, railroads, roads, counties, cities and towns; 1676 route of Captain William Turner. Includes explanation and contemporary manuscript annotations. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:815,000].
Date: [1842..1845]
Creator: Morse, Sidney E. (Sidney Edwards), 1794-1871
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the northern provinces of the United States.

Description: Map shows roads, counties, cities and towns, military forts in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and parts of Maryland, Maine, and Delaware, canals in Pennsylvania; some properties depicted by a house and owner name. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:2,220,000].
Date: [1798..1810]
Creator: Russell, John C., Jr.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island counties, railroads, cities, towns, and notable geographic features; railroads and counties in Boston area shown on inset. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,126,000].
Date: [1882..1890]
Creator: Fisk & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Maps of Massachussetts and Rhode Island, and Boston, Massachusetts]

Description: Map shows railroads, counties, roads, cities and towns; street names, railroads, bridges, select buildings, wards, ferries, wharves, and public institutions for Boston and nearby cities. Includes explanations and notes. Inset: "Vicinity of Boston." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:158,400] and [ca. 1:19,495].
Date: [1873..1879]
Creator: Gray, Ormando Willis
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Postcard of Fire Fighters Driving to a Fire]

Description: Postcard of the Providence Fire Department riding a horse-drawn fire engine to a fire, moving diagonally towards the foreground. Two fire fighters are at the front of the vehicle, seven are standing on its side, and one is on the ladder at the back. The sender has left a handwritten note at the back of the postcard; it says, "Please pardon delay due to not having the kind you desire on hand. I like hospitals, monuments, and light horses, best of all - then anything interesting or pleasing to look at. I am going away next week for the rest of the summer, so you can address to Chilmark, M.A. [...]"
Date: July 3, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of the Providence Fire Department]

Description: Postcard of the Providence Fire Department in a fire engine, parked beside a brick building. The sender has left a handwritten message on the back of the postcard; it says, "I am finding your kind of cards one by one. Can you find any views of monuments or hospitals? I'd like them if you can, but do not inconvenience yourself, please. Happy New Year."
Date: December 31, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Fire Station, Providence, R.I.]

Description: Postcard of the Providence Fire Department and citizens at a three-story fire station. Three fire fighters are standing on an upright ladder in the center of the image. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Occupies the first door - engine. The next - doors leading to men's quarters in centre - trucks next - district chief last. This station is close to my home, covers the district [...] up to date - bowling alley on the top floor. Capt's rooms at each corner, front - recreation room in centre. [...]"
Date: August 12, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Horse-Drawn Hook and Ladder]

Description: Postcard of fire fighters in a horse-drawn wagon at a fire station. The garage at the station is labeled, "Hook & Ladder 4." On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "At home again. Here the two views of Cen. Fire Sta. that I have sent you. Duplicates or not, please. [...] I may get new views for you now."
Date: September 10, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Fire Alarm Response, Providence, R.I.]

Description: Postcard of a fire department deploying a hose wagon in response to a fire. The vehicle is quickly moving to the right and towards the foreground. Several suited men are watching from the garage door in the right. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "If you write again soon, address to chillmark, M.V., Mass - and here for a short stay. Would you care for a view from the [...] fire dept. Though, mostly sea views."
Date: July 20, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Fire Station, Providence, R.I.]

Description: Postcard of fire fighters at a station, driving a horse-drawn wagon. The station's garage is labeled, "Hose Co. 17." On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Have just one more fire dept. down here with one after sending these two today. So, please send me card next time - until I get home."
Date: August 12, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

Oral History Interview with Jack and Frances Real Stevens, January 31, 2001

Description: Interview with Jack and Frances Real Stevens, a ranching and former Navy couple from Kerrville, Texas. The couple describes their individual childhoods, growing up in town and on a ranch, as well as their travels around the world. Mr. and Mrs. Stevens also discuss their involvement with the Kerrville community. The interview includes a history of the Kerrville German Dance Club, on pages 2-4.
Date: January 31, 2001
Creator: Bethel, Ann; Snodgrass, Clarabelle; Stevens, Jack & Stevens, Frances Real
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Photo Memories of a Seabee Battalion

Description: Book compiled by the 136th Naval Construction "Seabee" Battalion documenting the history of the group from boot camp in Virginia to various military installations across the U.S. and more permanent postings in Guam and Japan during World War II. There are photographs of various persons and evens as well as an epistolary narrative and lists of names by company at the end of the text.
Date: 1945
Creator: United States. Naval Construction Battalion, 136th.
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Map of the Eastern States : to illustrate Olney's school geography.

Description: Map shows early nineteenth century counties, railroads, cities, and towns in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine; battlefields in adjacent New York state. Includes explanation of population, waterbody dimensions, and distances. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1829
Creator: D.F. Robinson & Co. (Hartford, Conn.)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library