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[Photograph of U.S.S. Texas President's Quarters Preparation]

Description: Photograph of a man making a bed in a small room on U.S.S. Texas. A note accompanying the photo describes the scene: "New York - Photo shows Felix Vergunia, steward of the U.S.S. Texas preparing the beds in the ship's quarters to be used by President Coolidge on his trip to Cuba to attend the Pan American Conference. The battleship is being made ready at the Navy yard here."
Date: January 2, 1928
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

Mexico, Guatimala and The Texas.

Description: This map shows Mexico and Central America as well as adjacent portions of North America. Regions are outlined in various colors. Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). A text box in the lower left corner gives "Statistics of the N. American Republics" including land area and population.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[News Script: Cubans]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about 4 Cuban refugees in Fort Worth; Brothers Ignacio and Vicente Perez, Louis Canizares and Jose Gonzales were on their way to California to find jobs when they broke down in Fort Worth and liked it so much they decided to stay. The youths left Cuba to escape serving in Castro's militia, two of them escaping in a rented rowboat with 3 others and rowing and drifting the 100 miles to Miami.
Date: December 21, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

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

[News Script: Hijack]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story.
Date: August 14, 1969, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Woman wearing a crown and a dark fur cape lined with white fur]

Description: Photograph of a woman standing facing right with both of her hands resting on the top of a fabric covered chair back. The fabric extends from the upper right corner to cover the chair. In this studio portrait, the woman is wearing a quilted white skirt with fur at the end, a fitted black and white bodice top, a dark fur cape lined with white fur and extending to ripples on the floor. On her head is a crown with a long, white lacy veil extending from the top to the floor. The backdrop appears to be two walls of a room with a door on the left side.
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Monumental grave located in Cuba]

Description: Photograph appears to be a monumental grave located in Cuba. Trees line the left and right of the photograph with the grave in the center. It is extremely tall with various designs running down it. At the top is a cross with an angel carrying a man below it. These individuals are standing on a circular platform placed on a square column. The column is decorated with various weaponry sculpted on sides. At the bottom of the column are bows. The monument then spreads out to cover a larger area, with ladies wearing wrap clothes in various positions on each corner of the top of the monument. A black metal fence surrounds the monument and the entrance via stairs is blocked off with a black metal fence. The visitor's platform has a black metal cross set up on each corner. A plaque is apparent on the front of the visitor's platform. Attached to a black cardboard substrate.
Date: 1900
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of cattle brought back from Cuba by J.H.P. Davis]

Description: Photograph brought back from Cuba by J.H.P. Davis. The photograph shows a herd of cattle in a pasture being watched over by four cowboys on horseback. There are two cowboys on the right and two on the left side of the herd. A fence line and trees extends from far left to center of photograph. The photo is mounted on a gray cardboard substrate. The cardboard has a thick dark gray line around the perimeter of the photograph and again around the edge of the cardboard. Written on back of cardboard in black ink: "Group of Hereford cattle raised on my Ranch." Image dimensions are: 18 cm x 12.8 cm.
Date: [1900..1920]
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[A man standing at the northeast corner of a white two story house]

Description: Photograph may have been brought back from Cuba by J.H.P. Davis. This photograph was found with other photos that were brought back. Photograph shows a man standing at the northeast corner of a white two story house. The bottom porch of the house has thick square column supports. The porch has a wooden bench and two rocking chairs near an open double doorway. The second floor balcony has wooden railing. The back of the house has top and bottom porches also. There is a row of wooden posts put closely in the ground to form a fence in the foreground. The photo is mounted on a textured gray matte. The matte has a thick dark gray line around perimeter of photo and around edge of matte. The image dimensions are: 12.8 cm x 17.9 cm.
Date: [1900..1925]
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Cowboy and cattle in cattle shoots and pens]

Description: Photograph may have been brought back from Cuba by J.H.P. Davis. This photograph was with other photos that were brought from there by Davis. The photograph shows a cowboy standing (center) on one of many wooden partitions that form cattle shoots and pens. There are cattle peering through the wooden partition in foreground. Partial view of a white wooden building seen between trees in the top left corner of photograph; trees on right. The photograph is mounted on a gray matte with a thick dark gray border around perimeter of image and again around the edge of the matte. Written on the back of the image: "Cows and dipping vat." Image dimensions are approximately: "17.9 cm x 12.8 cm".
Date: [1900..1920]
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[A woman dressed in royal clothing]

Description: Photograph that may have been brought back from Cuba by J.H.P. Davis, since it was found with other photographs that he did bring back from Cuba. This photograph is of a woman dressed in royal clothing. She is wearing a velvet fur lined robe over a white skirt, dark jacket with white inset at bodice and fur trim. She is wearing a crown with a floor length lace mantilla. The woman is standing near a draped chair. She has both of her hands on the drape. She has pearl bracelets on both wrists. Wall with ornate woodwork in left background. Doorway in background. The photograph is mounted on a tan matte. Image dimensions are: 11.6 cm x 17.5 cm.
Date: [1900..1925]
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Ship wrecked in a harbor]

Description: Photograph may have been brought back from Cuba by J.H.P. Davis. This photograph was with other photos that were brought from there by Davis. The photograph shows a ship wrecked in a harbor. The tall mast and ropes is in the foreground. Buildings of a city in background. The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate. Image dimensions are: 19.9 cm cm x 11.9 cm.
Date: [1900..1925]
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of a cemetery brought back from Cuba by J.H.P. Davis]

Description: Photograph brought back from Cuba by J.H.P. Davis. The photograph is of a cemetery. There is a cement structure with white iron railing on far left of photo; line of cedar? trees on right of photo. Rows of crosses with a tall cross and wreath at center of photo. Text on cross reads: "Victims of the Maine (?)". Written on front of the photo in pencil: "Mr. 100 100 10 10 10 10 10 10 [line] 100". Written on back in pencil: "Judge J. H. P. Davis brought these back from Cuba" and "Miss Belle". The photograph is mounted on a black cardboard substrate. Image dimensions are: 20 cm x 11.9 cm.
Date: [1900..1925]
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

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

Portrait of a Sailor: Two Views

Description: Copy negative of two images of Herman McDaniel in navy uniform. The first image he stands next to a palm tree and the second is a head shot portrait. The text under the second portrait reads "Sailor, 1918 Style (No. 5) Deals in Music."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

North America

Description: This map shows North America and surrounding areas, including Canada (labeled "British Possessions"), the United States, and Mexico, and Central America. Bodies of water, ocean currents, and geographic features are marked and labeled (with relief shown by hachures and spot heights). There are notes in various places around the map regarding mountains, temperatures, national products, and natural mineral deposits. There are several graphic profiles of North America at the bottom of the map. Scale 1:25,344,000
Date: 1858
Creator: J. H. Colton & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[News Script: Cuban]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the anti-Communist revolutionaries of Cuba; the interview with Fernando Robiana, a Cuban exile who lives with his family in Dallas, tells of being ready go to to a training camp to prepare to fight for a possible invasion of Cuba to defeat the Castro regime, and what exiles such as he lost. An invasion could have the support of the Organization of American States, and he awaits word.
Date: December 23, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections