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Map of the City of New York, Prepared Especially for the World Almanac, 1891.

Description: Map of New York City, covering all of Manhattan and much of Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx (Morrisania) as well as adjacent parts of New Jersey. Ferry lines, streets, boroughs, community districts, and neighborhoods are also labeled. The map includes a red overprint of four Manhattan Elevated Railway lines in Manhattan and the Bronx. The sides and back of the map also include extensive directories of churches, financial institutions, insurance companies, and public officials collected January … more
Date: 1891
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

About New York with O. Henry

Description: Article excerpted from a literature magazine providing a description of the places in New York that O. Henry used as settings for many of his short stories. The article is illustrated with photographs.
Date: September 1913
Creator: Maurice, Arthur Bartlett, 1873-1946
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Letter from J. D. Sandefer, Jr. to President Herbert Hoover - September 15, 1949]

Description: A letter written to President Herbert Hoover, New York City, New York from J. D. Sandefer, Jr. dated September 15, 1949. An invitation issued by Sandefer and his mother to Hoover to attend as a friend of J. D. Sandefer and be to placed on the program of the dedication of the Sandefer Memorial Building at Hardin-Simmons University.
Date: September 15, 1949
Creator: Sandefer, J. D., Jr.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Copy of letter from Herbert Hoover to J. D. Sandefer, Jr. - September 17, 1949]

Description: A copy of letter written to Mr. J. D. Sandefer, Jr., Breckenridge, Texas from Herbert Hoover, The Waldorf-Astoria Towers, New York 22, New York dated September 17, 1949. Hoover declines the invitation due to commitments that was received from J. D. Sandefer, Jr. to attend and be placed on the program for the dedication of the Sandefer building at Hardin-Simmons University. A note handwritten by Jake Sandefer expresses appreciation to T. N. Carswell for the idea to invite Hoover.
Date: September 17, 1949
Creator: Hoover, Herbert Clark (1874-1964)
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Young Man with a Mustache]

Description: Photograph of a young man seen from the chest up. He has a mustache and wears a dark suit and a lightly hued necktie. An illustration featuring a paint palette and flowers appears on the reverse side of the card.
Date: unknown
Creator: Naegeli, Albert
Partner: Coleman Public Library

Ship's Crew

Description: Copy negative of a big group of sailors and officers. In the picture there are a large number of sailors on a dock and aboard a ship, while nine officers wearing a white uniform are on the lower part of the dock standing side by side.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Postcard of The Roosevelt Grill]

Description: Postcard of a dining room in the Roosevelt Hotel, the Winter Home of Guy Lombardo on Madison Avenue at 45th Street, New York 17. On the back, the following information is added, "The Roosevelt (A Hilton Hotel) - Madison Avenue at 45th Street, is but a brief step from New York's most famous stores, theaters and night clubs and is connected directly by private passageway with Grand Central Terminal. The Roosevelt Grill, famous for more than twenty years under this name, has seen the debut of many… more
Date: unknown
Creator: Lumitone Photoprint
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Swan Pond in Central Park]

Description: Postcard of a group of finely dressed young people watching four swans on a pond as a boat floats under a bridge. The note on the back of the postcard reads, "We fed the ducks last Sunday. Auntie Curley." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 28, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Times Square]

Description: Postcard of Times Square lit by the neon signs of many businesses against the night sky. On the back, more is added. "Times Square, known throughout the world as "The Great White Way" is the magnet and high spot of New York. Here millions of people seek entertainment in the many theatres, night clubs, restaurants, etc."
Date: unknown
Creator: Colourpicture Publishers, Inc.
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Lounge of Prince George Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a wood paneled room with a chandelier hanging from the ceiling over the blue seated chairs and a tiger pelt on the floor. The scene is described as " "The Lounge," 28th St. Entrance Prince George Hotel 27th - 28th Streets, between Fifth and Madison Avenue New York City." The letter is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: January 13, 1909
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum
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