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History of Negro Soldiers in the Spanish-American War, and Other Items of Interest.

Description: Book describing the causes of the Spanish American War, the incident with the Battleship Maine, African Americans in the Navy, African Americans on San Juan Hill, Roosevelt, McKinley, Buffalo Soldiers, African American officers and regiments. General themes include civil rights and prejudice.
Date: 1899
Creator: Johnson, Edward A. (Edward Austin), 1860-1944
Partner: Other

The seat of war in the West Indies.

Description: Map shows overview of coastline of the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean area; port towns of Portobelo, Havana, Veracruz, and Cartagena, illustrated profile of the approach to Havana harbor, the castle of San Juan de Ulúa, and Veracruz; roads, streets, buildings, and fortifications. Includes historical notes, legends, and one view, "A prospect of the Havana." Insets: [Map of] "A long sandy bay called St. John's Bay," [Map of the] "Bay of Honda or the deep bay in Cuba," "View of the town and its port by Capt. Pearson," and "View of the castle of San Juan de Ulúa from ye town by Capt. Pearson." Relief shown by hachures, pictorially and profile. Depths shown by soundings. No scale noted.
Date: 1762
Creator: Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767
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

[Transcript of letter from Secretary of State Henry Clay to Henry Middleton, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary U.S. to St. Petersburg, May 10, 1825]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Secretary of State Henry Clay to Henry Middleton, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary U.S. to St. Petersburg requesting that Middleton attempt to engage Russia in persuading Spain to not continue fighting in order to hold onto to its New World colonies.
Date: May 10, 1825
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

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
Duration: 47 minutes 05 seconds
Creator: Misenhimer, Richard & Ybarra, Valentin R.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[News Script: Hijack]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story.
Date: August 29, 1969, 12:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Mexicque, ou Nouvelle Espagne, Nouvlle Gallice, Iucatan &c. : et autres provinces jusques a l'Isthme de Panama, ou sont les Audiences de Mexico, de Guadalaiara, et de Guatimala.

Description: Map shows geography, Spanish colonial audience boundaries, and major settlements in late seventeenth century Mexico and Central America. Parts of Cuba and Florida are also shown. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:7,000,000].
Date: 1675
Creator: Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Das Eylandt Cuba mit deroselben Gelegenheit.

Description: Map shows positions of Dutch fleet defeating a Spanish treasure fleet near Matanzas Bay, Cuba in 1628. Includes a portrait of Dutch General Peter Peters Hayn in upper left corner and of Admiral Hendrick Cornelisz Long in upper right corner of plate, as well as a legend depicting names and positions of ships in the plate. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: [1628..1633]
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Plano pintoresco de la Habana con los numeros de las casas [Sheet 1].

Description: Map shows street names, house numbers, buildings, fortifications, public institutions, and military facilities in Havana, Cuba; existing and proposed roads and railroads, division boundaries, cities, towns, and coastline detail for the island of Cuba. Includes table of distances, references, and note. Insets [Habana]: "Puerto y cercanias de la Habana." Illustrations: "Escudo concedido âa la isla en 1516," "Vista de la plaza de S. Francisco," "Toma del Morro de la Habana por los Ingleses 1762," "Memorable Huracan de 11 de Octubre de 1846," "Vista de un Ingenie," "Vista de up Cafatel," "Vista de una hacienda de Crianza," "Vista de los baänos de San Diego," "Quadro que reresenta la misa que sedijo en la Habana en 1828," "Vista de la villa y santuario del Cobre," "El Zapateo," "Juego de gallos," "Vista de Estancia," "Vista de una casa de Calderas," "Vista de una vega de tabaco," "Vista de la entrada de puerto de la Habana," "Fuente de la India en el paseo de Isabel 2," "Real Câarcel y Presidio," "Hospital Militar," "Gran Teatro de Tacon," "Depâosito de Villanueva âo Paradero del Ferro-Carril," "Catedral," "Real casa de Beneficencia," "Vista gräal. de la Habana," "Circo Habaänero, "Deposito del Gas," "Palacio de Gobierno," "Castillo del Morro," and "Templete." Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1860
Creator: Corning, E. L.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Plano pintoresco de la Habana con los numeros de las casas [Sheet 2].

Description: Map shows street names, house numbers, buildings, fortifications, public institutions, and military facilities in Havana, Cuba; existing and proposed roads and railroads, division boundaries, cities, towns, and coastline detail for the island of Cuba. Includes table of distances, references, and note. Insets [Habana]: "Puerto y cercanias de la Habana." Illustrations: "Escudo concedido âa la isla en 1516," "Vista de la plaza de S. Francisco," "Toma del Morro de la Habana por los Ingleses 1762," "Memorable Huracan de 11 de Octubre de 1846," "Vista de un Ingenie," "Vista de up Cafatel," "Vista de una hacienda de Crianza," "Vista de los baänos de San Diego," "Quadro que reresenta la misa que sedijo en la Habana en 1828," "Vista de la villa y santuario del Cobre," "El Zapateo," "Juego de gallos," "Vista de Estancia," "Vista de una casa de Calderas," "Vista de una vega de tabaco," "Vista de la entrada de puerto de la Habana," "Fuente de la India en el paseo de Isabel 2," "Real Câarcel y Presidio," "Hospital Militar," "Gran Teatro de Tacon," "Depâosito de Villanueva âo Paradero del Ferro-Carril," "Catedral," "Real casa de Beneficencia," "Vista gräal. de la Habana," "Circo Habaänero, "Deposito del Gas," "Palacio de Gobierno," "Castillo del Morro," and "Templete." Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1860
Creator: Corning, E. L.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

North America

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century geography, settlements, and political lines in North America and Cuba. Relief shown by hachures. No scale stated.
Date: 1860?/1869?
Creator: Ettling, Theodor, b. 1823
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
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