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"Surrounded by Dangers of All Kinds": The Mexican War Letters of Lieutenant Theodore Laidley

Description: This book contains a collection of letters written by Lieutenant Theodore Thadeus Sobieski (T. T. S.) Laidley between 1845 and 1848. The letters discuss life as a soldier during the Mexican War; most of the letters were written from various stations in Mexico. Each letter is bracketed by editorial commentary on the historical context and the collection is prefaced by a brief biography of Laidley's life prior to the first letter. Index starts on page 179.
Date: 1997
Creator: McCaffrey, James M., 1946- & Laidley, Theodore, 1822-1886.
Partner: UNT Press

A Good Tale and a Bonnie Tune

Description: Volume of miscellaneous folklore about Texas and Mexico, including Mexican folktales, Texas folk songs, information about Texas streams and information about racial discrimination in the South. The index begins on page 273.
Date: 1964
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

Coffee in the Gourd

Description: Collection of miscellaneous folklore of Texas and Mexico, including folk songs, information about Indian pictographs, legends, superstitions, and weather lore. The index begins on page 105.
Date: 1923
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

Corners of Texas

Description: This volume contains popular folklore of Texas, including information about folk music, folk arts and crafts, history of Texas, prominent Texas writers, and other miscellaneous folklore. The index begins on page 285.
Date: 1993
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

Coyote Wisdom

Description: This volume contains popular folklore of Mexico and Texas, including animal folk stories, Navajo creation myths, discussions about folk characters, discussions about the philosophy of folklore, and other miscellaneous folk stories. The index begins on page 293.
Date: 1938
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

Diamond Bessie & The Shepherds

Description: This volume contains popular folklore of Texas, including folk dramas, myths, folk music, stories about farming and agriculture, religious folk stories, and information about folk customs, dances and folk art. The index begins on page 157.
Date: 1972
Creator: Hudson, Wilson M.
Partner: UNT Press

Folk Travelers: Ballads, Tales and Talk

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular folklore of Texas and Mexico, including traveling anecdotes, folk ballads, folklore in natural history, as well as information about black and white magic, Western animals, and cattle brands. The index begins on page 259.
Date: 1953
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

Follow de Drinkin' Gou'd

Description: This volume includes information about the play-party in Oklahoma, folklore of Texas birds, tall tales, folk anecdotes, Texas folk songs and ballads, and other folklore (back cover). The index begins on page 185.
Date: 2000
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

[News Script: Marijuana]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about Mexican police arresting two men transporting over 400 pound of marijuana.
Date: June 22, 1972, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Stolen autos end up in Mexico]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about the National Automobile Theft Bureau reporting that around 2,500 stolen cars end up in Mexico yearly.
Date: September 1, 1972, 6:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Vesco]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 10pm.
Date: December 14, 1988, 10:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 49 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Border Policy]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 10pm.
Date: June 27, 1989
Duration: 1 minute 57 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Mex. Dr. Folo]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 10pm.
Date: September 4, 1988
Duration: 1 minute 46 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Men Fishing

Description: Copy negative of two people holding a rack of fish hanging from a long wooden stick. There are three men standing in the background. All people stand on the beach of Don Martin Lake in Mexico.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Men Fishing

Description: 1 copy negative of 2 images. Both images show two people holding a rack of fish hanging from a long oar. There is a man standing in the background. All three people stand in front of Don Martin Lake in Mexico. Frank Middlebrook is the man on the left.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Phelp's Ornamental Map of the United States and Mexico

Description: This map shows the United States and Mexico and some surrounding areas. Various regions in the west are shaded in color and the regions in the east are outlined in color. Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic areas are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Additionally, the Great Oregon Railroad route from Chicago to Oregon City, Fremont's exploration route, and the Santa Fe Traders route are marked. There are two shaded text boxes list "Population of The Republic of Mexico" and "… more
Date: 1847
Creator: Phelps, Humphrey, 19th cent. & Barritt, William, b. ca. 1822
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mexico.

Description: This map shows the country of Mexico and surrounding areas. The states of Mexico are outlined in color and labeled. Texas is shown outlined and shaded in yellow. An inset in the lower left corner shows Central America, labeled "Guatimala." Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures).
Date: unknown
Creator: Hall, Sidney
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

No. 4. Map of North America: Engraved to Illustrate Mitchell's School and Family Geography

Description: This map shows North America and some of the surrounding areas. Each of the countries or regions is shaded using various colors. Major cities and capitals are marked (a text box in the lower left gives an "Explanation."). Bodies of water, locations of some Native American Indian tribes, and geographic features are also marked (with relief shown by hachures and spot heights).
Date: 1839
Creator: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
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