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[Letter from Charlotte Mexia to Emily de Zavala, April 22, 1837]

Description: Letter from Charlotte Mexia to Emily de Zavala, widow of Lorenzo de Zavala, dated April 22, 1837 from New Orleans. The letter refers to her sadness after her son Henry and many friends have left the city. Mrs. Zavala, with her three children and a servant, traveled from Texas to New Orleans on the schooner Flash, arriving March 20, 1837. She and Mrs. Mexia had been friends in Mexico in 1832. Mrs. Zavala and her children left New Orleans for New York on April 9, 1837, thirteen days before Mrs. Mexia wrote this letter to her. The letter also references Lorenzo de Zavala Jr., the son of Lorenzo de Zavala and stepson of Mrs. Emily de Zavala. Lorenzo, Jr. arrived in New Orleans from Texas on April 10, and sometime after April 22 left New Orleans for New York. Charlotte Mexia was married to Jose Antonio Mexia.
Date: April 22, 1834
Creator: Mexia, Charlotte
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Postcard image of "Pine Alley St. Martinville - LA.-"]

Description: Postcard image of "Pine Alley St. Martinville - LA.-" as written in black near bottom left corner of postcard. The image shows a dirt road at center with huge pine trees on left and right. Black text on back of postcard reads: "Post Card Correspondence Address AZO {written 4 times to form a square with a black square at each corner] Place Stamp Here".
Date: [1925..1935]
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Postcard image of "Pine Alley St. Martinville - LA.-"]

Description: Postcard image of "Pine Alley St. Martinville - LA.-" as written in black near bottom left corner of postcard. The image shows a dirt road at center with huge pine trees on left and right. Black text on back of postcard reads: "Post Card Correspondence Address AZO {written 4 times to form a square with a black square at each corner] Place Stamp Here".
Date: [1925..1935]
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

["Evengeline Oak"]

Description: Postcard image of the "Evengeline Oak" as written in black at top of postcard. The oak is seen from across a body of water. There are lilies in the water in foreground. White wooden building in right background. Two and a half story wooden dark painted building near left center. Evengeline Oak near right center. White wooden building in right background. Black text on back: "Post Card All Rights Reserved - The L. L. Cook Co. Milwaukee Address Place Stamp Here".
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

["Evangeline Oak St. Martinsville"]

Description: Postcard image of the "Evangeline Oak St. Martinsville, La. B-40" as written in white at bottom of postcard. The huge oak tree with moss hanging from the limbs has two benches in front of its trunk. Shrubs to right and left; trees in background. Road in foreground with sidewalk leading to tree and cement ledge on right. Black text on back: "Post Card All Rights Reserved - The L. L. Cook Co. Milwaukee Address Place Stamp Here".
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

The M K and T : Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway.

Description: Map showing location of railway through Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas. Adjoining states also shown. Counties, cities, towns and rivers included. Back of map has text describing the state of Texas and its counties including cultural, industrial, agricultural and geographical highlights. Schedule of train service is included.
Date: 1892~
Creator: Rand McNally and Company
Location: None
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Charity Hospital, Shreveport, LA.]

Description: Color postcard with an image of a hospital. Below the image is the text, "SHREVEPORT, LA. Charity Hospital." The correspondence on the back of the postcard reads, "Dear Baby. Here is a pretty picture. A.S. Roberts." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, c/o A.S. Roberts, Wynnewood, I.T.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Unit History of 845th Engineer Aviation Battalion: 1 January 1956 to 29 February 1956

Description: This document gives a narrative of the activities of the 845th Engineer Aviation Battalion, as they prepared to leave one station (England Air Force Base, Louisiana) for their new headquarters at Wolters Air Force Base in Texas. There is a description of their drills, inspections, and preparations as well as an appendix with the original movement orders. The motto beneath the shield translates: "We build a nest."
Date: March 1956
Creator: Myers, William L. & Allison, A. G.
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Reconnaissance of Sabine Pass

Description: This map is a nautical chart showing the hydrography of the area in Texas and Louisiana around the Sabine Pass. The physical features are marked to portray coastline conditions using nautical notations and color shading and outlines. Depths are shown by soundings and marked with lines and numbers in feet. Text in the lower left corner is labeled "Sailing Directions" and gives explanatory details regarding the markings and measurements on the map. It also notes that various measurements used for the map were taken between 1848 and 1852. Scale 1:40,000.
Date: 1853
Creator: United States Coast Survey
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

West Central States and States of the Great Plains, Southern Division.

Description: This map shows the southern U.S. states and surrounding areas including Texas, Oklahoma (still labeled "Indian Territory"), Arkansas, and Louisiana. Each state is colored and has major cities, rivers, and geographic features marked (relief shown by hachures). Additionally, the International, Texas Pacific, Atlanta & Pacific, and Southern Pacific rail routes as of 1887 are marked and labeled on the map. The back of the map contains illustrated text with information and review questions about Arkansas and Louisiana. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Date: 1887
Creator: Harper & Brothers
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

West Central States and States of the Plains: Southern Division

Description: This map shows a portion of the United States including the states of Texas, Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma), Arkansas, and Louisiana. The states are shaded in color and labeled. The International, Texas Pacific, Atlanta & Pacific, and Southern Pacific rail routes are marked on the map as well as major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features (with relief shown by hachures). Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. The back of the map is a page of illustrated text, labeled at the top of the page: "West Central States and States of the Plains." The text discusses cities and geography of various U.S. states as well as accompanying questions.
Date: 1875
Creator: Harper & Brothers
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Southern States: Western Section

Description: This map shows four of the southern U.S. states - Texas, Oklahoma (split into two to include 'Indian Territory'), Arkansas, and Louisiana - and surrounding areas. Each of the regions is shaded in color and major roads are marked in red. Major cities and bodies of water are also marked and labeled. An inset in the lower left corner shows the entire United States with the southern states shaded to show the focus of the main map. On the back of the map, the page contains illustrated text. The text is continued on previous and successive pages (not included). The top portion contains brief statements titled "Cities of the Southern States." Another section, starting in the bottom half of the page is labeled "Central States--Eastern Section" and contains information regarding Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Kentucky.
Date: 1900?
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
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