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Freedmens First Vote

Description: Photograph of the first Anderson County Courthouse on the day of the Freedmen's First Vote. The voters' horses are tied to the railing and the Union guards watching over them to prevent opposition from taking or harming them.
Date: 1866~
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Johnson's Texas]

Description: Hand drawn color-shaded map showing counties, cities, rivers, creeks, railroads, roads, and topographical features of Texas as of 1866. Insets of Plan of the northern part of Texas, Plan of Galveston Bay.
Date: 1866
Creator: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett), 1827-1884
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Johnson's Texas

Description: Hand drawn color map of Texas showing counties, cities, roads, railroads, creeks and rivers circa 1866. Insets showing Plan of Galveston Bay and Vicinity, and Northern Part of Texas.
Date: 1866
Creator: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett), 1827-1884
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

"Houston, Texas"

Description: From "Harper's Weekly." This item includes a sketch of Houston, Texas and the text on the reverse of the clipping.
Date: October 27, 1866
Creator: Davis, Theodore R.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

The American conflict: a history of the great rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-'64: its causes, incidents, and results: intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases, with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the war for the Union. Volume 2.

Description: Volume two of a two-volume set details political and military action in the Civil War. Chapter I (pp. 17-25) discusses activity in Texas and New Mexico in 1862. Analytical index begins on p. 765.
Date: 1866
Creator: Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Lavaca County

Description: Map of Lavaca County, Texas, including the Prairies and Lakes region. The Gonzales, Victoria, Colorado and Jackson District lines are marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: January 30, 1866
Creator: Martin, Joseph
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Fannin County

Description: Map of the Prairies and Lakes region covering Fannin County, Texas. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: February 6, 1866
Creator: Pressler, Charles W.
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Wilson County

Description: Cadastral map of Wilson County, Texas in the South Texas Plains region. Some borders are noted in color and several features are marked, including the center of the county and E. Seguin's house, located by the San Antonio River in the "Heirs of Simon and Juan de Arocha" survey. Scale [ca. 1:133,334] (4000 varas per inch).
Date: May 9, 1866
Partner: Texas General Land Office

[$500 Bond Issued June 28, 1866]

Description: $500 mortgage bond presented to Henry G. Northon and Virgil Whitcomb by Antonio López de Santa Anna using property and palaces in Mexico as security.
Date: June 28, 1866
Creator: Santa Anna, Antonio López de, 1794?-1876
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Pecan Street Looking East from Oliphant's Photo Gallery

Description: Photograph of East Pecan Street (now 6th street) with William Oliphant (who had a jewelry store on Pecan Street in 1852) on a horse. The child next to the horse is Will Carter. A building in the background is visible and has "Missouri House" painted on the side. It was the residence of Michael Ziller. A sign also hangs from the second floor balcony of the house reading "Austin Hotel." Also visible in the background is England & Hannig Cabinet Makers.
Date: November 1866
Creator: Oliphant, W.J.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Man on Horse on East Sixth Street]

Description: Photograph of 200 East Sixth Street circa 1866. The man on horse is William Oliphant who owned a jewelry store on Pecan Street in 1852. The child with him is Will Carter. The Missouri House, Michael Ziller residence, is in the background.
Date: 1866~
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Governor's Mansion]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's mansion view from across Colorado Street to the northwest, looking at the front (east) and south elevations, showing unpainted brick, people sitting on the front porch, the original staircase, and the original cantilevered balcony.
Date: 1866
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Scholz Garden]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of Scholz Garden (Scholz Garten/Scholz Beer Garden) with an unidentified man standing in front of the door.
Date: [1866,1900]
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
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