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[Hill Family Films, No. 11 - Vacation and Road Trips]

Description: This home movie documents the daily lives and activities of the Roy E. Hill family including vacations and road trips. The film begins with boating and water skiing trips (00:00-06:45) and continues with a trip to an Old West town where there are horse rides, gun fight reenactments, and children dancing (06:45-09:59). The film continues with a road trip to California with stops in New Mexico, Arizona, and Nevada. Footage includes signs for New Mexico and the Clovis Stockyards, the Painted Desert Inn, Grand Canyon National Park, the Hoover Damn, and signs announcing downtown Las Vegas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hill, Roy E.
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Partner: UNT Media Library

[Clipping: Moral Majority to disband: Falwell hails group for political efforts]

Description: Newspaper clipping from the Dallas Morning News, dated June 12, 1989, by Helen Parmley, Religion Editor of The Dallas Morning News. The article discusses the Rev. Jerry Falwell's decision to dissolve the Moral Majority in August 1989. The article quotes Mr. Falwell as saying that, since he founded the organization in 1979, "we have accomplished everything we set out to do," in terms of organizing conservative Christian voters and bringing national attention to conservative Christian issues in the 1980s.
Date: June 12, 1989
Creator: Parmley, Helen
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Baptistry Interpretation for Las Vegas, Nevada]

Description: Two drafts of a typewritten essay with handwritten notes. Essay entitled "Interpretation of Baptistry Painting for the Church of Christ: Las Vegas, Nevada." Describes painting based on Jordan river scene copied from encyclopedias and postcard photographs. Symbols mentioned include sunbeam cross, mountains, sunset, clouds, sun, shield, trees, leaves, rocks, stones, birds, willow, baptism, lamb, sheep, branch, Zion, Temple, Jerusalem.
Date: July 24, 1947
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

A Frontier Doctor

Description: This autobiographical account of Dr. Henry Franklin Hoyt chronicles his family's history, his upbringing on a small farm in Minnesota, his work as a surgeon in New Mexico, Chicago, California, Texas and the Philippines, along with many other miscellaneous adventures.
Date: 1929
Creator: Hoyt, Henry Franklin
Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries

Territories of New Mexico and Utah

Description: Map shows notable geographic features, cities and towns, major roads, counties, and areas of Indian habitation in Utah and New Mexico territories [which include present day Arizona and Nevada]. Includes notes regarding boundaries. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:4,550,000].
Date: 1855
Creator: J.H. Colton & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Overland Trail]

Description: Map shows trail route from Independence, Missouri (and also St. Joseph) to Sacramento, California across the "political divisions of the Great West": Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado, Idaho, Utah, Oregon, California, and Nevada, landmarks and areas of Indian habitation. Includes note describing area and history of the route. Inset: United States west of Mississippi River showing political divisions in 1849. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1893
Creator: Johnston, Stewart
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

County Map of Utah and Nevada.

Description: Map shows counties, towns, roads, railroads, and other features in Utah and Nevada during the late nineteenth century. Includes text notes. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:3,000,000].
Date: 1867
Creator: Gamble, W. H. (William H.)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of public surveys in California & Nevada.

Description: Map shows major settlements, counties, township grid, reservations, mines and mineral resources, light houses, wells and other water features for most of California and a small portion of Nevada. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:1,140,480].
Date: 1866
Creator: United States General Land Office.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

W. Rose's revised chart of the Comstock Mines and Sutro Tunnel, State of Nevada.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century mining claims in Storey and Lyon counties in Nevada. Details include the location of mineral veins, roads, flumes, railroad lines, and the Sutro Tunnel; towns or settlements of Silver City, American Flat, Gold Hill Town, Virginia City, and Flowery Ridge; buildings, structures, roads, and mountain peaks in views. Includes two birdseye views and notes. Insets: [View of the area above] "Sutro Tunnel," and [View of] "The Mouth of Sutro Tunnel." Relief shown by hachures, spot heights, and pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:14,400].
Date: 1878
Creator: Rose, W.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Die Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika in 6 Blättern, im maaßstraße von 1:3.700.000

Description: Map shows cities, roads, railroads, military posts, areas of Native American habitation for Arizona and adjacent southern California, western New Mexico, portions of Nevada, Utah, and Colorado, and northern Mexico. Includes legend, names and dates of expeditionary routes. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [1:3,700,000].
Date: 1876
Creator: Petermann, A. (August), 1822-1878.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Geological Map of the Eureka District, Nev.

Description: Map shows geology in Eureka and portions of White Pine counties in Nevada. Town of Eureka, mines, ranches, mills, trails, and roads are indicated. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Scale [1:86,400].
Date: 1883
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the Washoe, Humboldt and Reese River Silver Mines in the State of Nevada.

Description: Map shows existing and proposed railroads, United States Mail route, Emigrant Road, military outposts, mining activity in Nevada and California, and counties in Nevada and Utah. Includes distances between major cities and mining district. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1865
Creator: Perry, E. W.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library