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[Postcard of a Fire Boat, Portland, Oregon]

Description: Postcard of a fire boat over Portland Harbor. High-pressure hoses are spraying water in all directions from the boat. To the left in the foreground, a man is standing on a small boat, looking towards the fire boat. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message.
Date: August 24, 1909
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Newspaper Clipping: Texas News]

Description: Newspaper clipping of a small collection of articles discussing news from around Texas. The items of interest include Dallas Public Library's collection of framed pictures; a television set stolen in Paris, Texas; the renaming of Air Freight, Inc., to Santa Fe Freight Co.; an army contract with Travos Inc. in Austin; and the Texas Medical Association's correction of claims by the California Medical Association that their President was the first woman to head a state medical society. On the back of the clipping are portions of comic strips.
Date: March 31, 1971
Creator: Athens Daily Review
Partner: Texas Medical Association

[Raul Rodriguez Arreola Narrative]

Description: Autobiographical narrative written by Raul Rodriguez Arreola, a former postal worker from Kerrville. Mr. Arreola relates childhood memories, stories about his life and family, and some relevant local history.
Date: 2006
Creator: Arreola, Raul Rodriguez
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

[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

United States: V. West [from Rocky Mountains to Pacific coast]

Description: Map shows cities, counties, railroads, roads, and steamer routes with distances for states along and west of the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific coast. Includes "Index to the sectional maps of the United States" on verso. Inset: San Francisco. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [1:4,870,000] and [1:500,000].
Date: [1902..1922]
Creator: London Geographical Institute
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the United States Territory of Oregon west of the Rocky Mountains exhibiting the various trading depots or forts occupied by the British Hudson Bay Company, connected with the western and northwestern fur trade.

Description: Map shows Hudson's Bay Company posts, areas of Native American habitation, "Mandan District," a portion of Lewis and Clarke's route across the Northwest, and opposing boundary claims for the United States and Great Britain as of 1818 and 1819. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:1,000,000].
Date: 1838
Creator: Hood, Washington.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and part of Montana.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Washington and Oregon counties, roads, cities, towns, mining activity, mineral resources. The northwest part of Wyoming protrudes west near the 112 degree of longitude. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:4,435,000].
Date: 1866
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The North-west-coast of North America and adjacent territories.

Description: Map shows Russian Possessions, treat boundaries between United States and Spanish Possessions (1819) and British Possessions (1818), physical landmarks, "wagon road to Santa Fe," major settlements and forts. Includes image and note: "Facsimile of a Medal struck at Boston in 1787 on occasion of the departure of the vessels Columbia and Washington for the North West Coast of America...." Inset: The North Pacific Ocean and the adjacent coasts and islands. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1840
Creator: Burr, David H., 1803-1875
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the Northern Pacific R.R. its connections and tributary country.

Description: Map shows southern portion of Canada, railroad lines across northern United States from Pacific coast to the Great Lakes, mineral resources, military posts, towns, Yellowstone National Park, and Dakota Territory; Minnesota divided into township grid. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale not given.
Date: [1876..1889]
Creator: Northern Pacific Railroad Company
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Soil map, Oregon, Baker City sheet

Description: Map shows towns, roads, railroads, swamps, and soil types for Baker County, Oregon and a portion of Union County. Includes legends and soil profile. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:63,360].
Date: 1903
Creator: United States Bureau of Soils.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Alkali map, Oregon, Baker City sheet

Description: Map shows towns, roads, railroads, swamps, and alkaline content of soil for Baker County, Oregon and a portion of Union County. Includes legends. Scale [1:63,360].
Date: 1903
Creator: United States Bureau of Soils.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Black Alkali map, Oregon, Baker City sheet

Description: Map shows early twentieth century towns, township grid, roads, railroads, swamps, and black alkali content of soil in Baker County and part of Union County in Oregon. Includes legend. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:63,360].
Date: 1903
Creator: United States Bureau of Soils.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Die Gebiete Missouri und Oregan.

Description: Map shows the military outposts, settlements, and areas of Native American habitation in Oregon Territory, Missouri Territory, and their adjacent borders to Mexico and British North America. Includes statistical information and a brief history (in German) for Oregon and Missouri Territories in the marginal notes which flank three sides of the map. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:2,620,000].
Date: 1828
Creator: Geographisches Institut (Weimar, Thuringia, Germany)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Oral History Interview with Floyd R. Thomas, February 18, 2009

Description: Interview with Floyd R. Thomas of El Paso, Texas, who is a veteran of the United States Armed Forces during World War II. In the interview, Mr. Thomas recalls memories from before the war as well as his time in the military, including his training in Oregon and Hawaii, attacks on Okinawa, and various battle scenes.
Date: February 18, 2009
Creator: Misenhimer, Richard & Thomas, Floyd R.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation