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Oral History Interview with Rena Pederson, April 5, 2012

Description: Interview with Rena Pederson, a former journalist in Dallas, Texas. The interview includes biographical information about her life growing up, her educational background, her career with The Dallas Morning News and other newspapers, the books she has written, and her work in communications and public affairs.
Date: April 5, 2012
Creator: Harding, Anne; Dann, Lori & Pederson, Rena
Partner: UNT Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism


Description: Map shows western and eastern departments of Cuba each subdivided into lesser states, the Bahamas, the southern tip of Florida with the Everglades, and shipping routes. Includes historical notes. Scale [ca. 1:3,485,000].
Date: 1872
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, ‡c Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A chart of the Bay of Mexico.

Description: Map shows grid lines, leading lines, rocky areas, anchorages, sandbanks, settlements along the coast, and place names along the early eighteenth century "Bay of Mexico" coastline. Depths shown by soundings. Inset: "Entrance of the River Mesashebe or Misehisipi" [Mississippi River]. Scale statement reads "English and French Leagues, 20 in a degree."
Date: 1702
Creator: Mount, Richard, d. 1722
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Spanish Dominions in North America.

Description: Map shows early nineteenth century cities, towns, ports, and geography of Spanish territory in North America. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:18,000,000]. Map is detached from A New and Elegant General Atlas by Arrowsmith and Lewis [1805].
Date: 1805
Creator: Arrowsmith, Aaron, 1750-1823
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The Cuban and Porto Rican campaigns

Description: This book covers the organization of warships during the Spanish American War, and discusses the battles in Cuba and Puerto Rico. Also mentioned in the book are the Rough Riders, General Miles, General Shafter, General Wheeler, General Sumner, Colonel Wood, General Young, the Red Cross, General Wilson, Key West, Admiral Sampson, Captain Chadwick, General Kent, General Lawton, Buena Ventura, Ensign Curtin, Captain Paget, Commander Davis, General Breckinridge, and General Chaffee.
Date: 1898
Creator: Davis, Richard Harding
Partner: UNT Libraries

Oral History Interview with Valentin R. Ybarra, April 29, 2004

Description: Interview with Valentin R. Ybarra regarding his experiences during World War II. He discusses his wartime experiences in Peleliu and Okinawa as well as occupation duty in Japan and China. He also had an assignment in Spain. He remembers the Cuban Missile Crisis, the revolt in the Dominican Republic, and his service in Vietnam.
Date: April 29, 2004
Creator: Misenhimer, Richard & Ybarra, Valentin R.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Johnson's West Indies.

Description: Map shows major cities and railroads in Cuba. Also, cities in the Greater and Lesser Antilles, the Bahama Islands, Trinidad, the Florida "Reef" [Keys]. Shows political divisions, ship channels and "passages," and soundings along the Great Bahama Bank and banks off the Antilles, Jamaica, and the coast of Central America. Inset: The Bermuda Islands. Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Depths shown by soundings. Scale [ca. 1:6,540,400] and [ca. 1:563,200 ].
Date: 1864
Creator: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett), 1827-1884
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

West Indies.

Description: Map shows Shows the Florida peninsula, the "Bahama or Lucaya Islands," lower Mexico adjacent to Panama, the northern coast of South America as "Columbia," the "Great Antilles," the "Little Antilles," Cuba, Jamaica, "Hispaniola or St. Domingo," "Porto Rico," and the "Caribbee Islands." Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: [1820..1830]
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carta esferica que comprehende desde el rio Guaurabo : hasta Boca-Grande en la parte meridional de la Isla de Cuba levantada en 1803.

Description: Map shows islands and atolls along the southern coast of Cuba, currents, points of anchorage, and landmarks. Includes notes. Insets: "No. 1, Vista de las sierras de Trinidad" and "No. 2, Vista de las sierras de Santi-spiritu." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings and gradient tints. Scale not given.
Date: 1805
Creator: Dirección de Hidrografía.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A general chart of the West Indies and Gulf of Mexico : Describing the gulf and windward passages, coasts of Florida, Louisiana, and Mexico, Bay of Honduras and Mosquito Shore; likewise the chart of the Spanish Main to the mouths of the Orinoco [Sheet 1].

Description: Map shows geography and settlements along the Gulf of Mexico coastline, Florida coast along Atlantic Ocean, and most of the Cuba coastline. Scale not indicated.
Date: 1855
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library