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[Photograph of U.S.S. Texas]

Description: Photograph of U.S.S. Texas on display in Buffalo Bayou, taken from the shore with grass visible in the foreground. According to a handwritten note on the back of the photo, it was taken near the San Jacinto Battleground.
Date: September 1993
Location Info:
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

[Photograph of Young Women and Men on Boats]

Description: Photograph of two young women sitting in the middle of a boat on a pond, upon which two young men sit on either end. The young man on the left end holds a pole dipped into the water. The young people are looking towards the camera, through overhanging tree branches. The pond is surrounded by thick trees and bushes.
Date: [1900..1929]
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Men on Blue Goose Houseboat]

Description: Photograph of men on the Blue Goose Houseboat in Port Arthur, TX. The boat is docked in Taylor Bayou near the Port Arthur Fish Plant. Thirteen men are standing and seated on the deck of the boat. Some are holding bottles in their hands. A sign on the outside of the building reads, "American Lager Beer."
Date: unknown
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Aerial view of Orange]

Description: Aerial photograph of Orange, Texas. The facilities of DuPont, Goodrich Gulf, Allied and Spencer are visible as well as the Cow Bayou. The areas are marked with pen on transparent material placed over the photograph.
Date: unknown
Creator: Lang, B. A.
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Bug hunters['] camp [at] Circle Bayou

Description: Photograph of a campsite at Circle Bayou in Victoria County. A man sits on a camp stool in a wooded area. A tent and buggy stand in the background. A body of water is behind the campsite.
Date: March 23, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Caddo Lake State Park

Description: A map of Caddo Lake State Park created by Texas Parks and Wildlife. The map contains the features of the park such as the boundaries of Saw Mill Pond and Big Cypress Bayou, check out times, bathroom locations, parking locations, footpaths, etc. The map contains a picture of an alligator alongside men fishing in a boat.
Date: 2013
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Postcard from Leda Bahl to Mayme Collins, March 8, 1909]

Description: Postcard from Leda Bahl to Mayme Collins in Waco, Texas with a tinted photograph of Buffalo Bayou in Houston, Texas; the photograph shows four boats tied next to one another across the bayou. There is a note on the back of the card that reads: "Dear Mayme, arrived all [] and having a fine time just got home been seeing the drill it was just fine..."
Date: March 8, 1909
Creator: Bahl, Leda
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

The Story of Buffalo Bayou and the Houston Ship Channel

Description: This booklet gives an overview of the history of Buffalo Bayou and of the Houston Ship Channel from 1820-1926. The text gives background on how the area became developed and eventually became an "Industrial Waterway of National importance" (p. [3]). The second half of the text focuses on Commodore Charles Morgan and the shipping aspect of the Channel. Costs of building, lists of important council members, and text of letters are included to illustrate the history.
Date: 1926
Creator: Farrar, R. M.
Partner: UNT Libraries

[News Script: Water]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story.
Date: July 31, 1970, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections