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Independence of Texas

Description: Report from Committee on Foreign Affairs stating that the U.S. government should recognize the independence of Texas.
Date: February 18, 1837
Creator: United States. Congress. House.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Stephen F. Austin

Description: Historical leaflet issued during Texas Centennial containing biographical information about Stephen F. Austin, a politician and major figure in the Texas Revolution.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Sam Houston: Texas Liberator

Description: Historical leaflet issued during Texas Centennial containing biographical information about Sam Houston, the first president of the Republic of Texas.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Thoughts on the proposed annexation of Texas to the United States

Description: A book containing Theodor Sedgwick’s opinions about the annexation of Texas to the United States. The book contains discussions of issues that arise if Texas is annexed to the United States Union. A couple of the issues addressed are slavery and diplomatic relations between Texas and Mexico.
Date: January 1, 1844
Creator: Sedgwick, Theodore
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Multicultural Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of a multicultural parade float at the League City sesquicentennial parade in honor of Texas' 150th birthday. The float's theme is centered around the six countries, represented by their flags, that have ruled over Texas. Six individuals are clad in costumes that are representative of the six ruling nations' cultures; four are standing while the other two are sitting on the float. At the end of the float is a lit-up model of the Alamo. The parade takes place on a major road in League City.
Date: April 19, 1986
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

Nouvelle carte du Mexique, du Texas et d'une partie des états limitrophes.

Description: Map shows the geography and settlements of 1840 Mexico and the Republic of Texas along with adjoining areas of the United States. Insets: "détails des environs de Mexico et de la Vera-Cruz" [details near Mexico City and Vera Cruz] and "complément de la carte donnant le Yucatan et une partie des provinces unies de l'Amérique Centrale" [supplement to the map for the Yucatan part of the United Provinces of Central America]. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:5,000,000].
Date: 1840
Creator: Brué, Adrien Hubert, 1786-1832
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

N. America

Description: This map shows North and Central America and the surrounding areas. Countries are shaded in different colors (with all of Central America labeled "Guatemala"). Cities and towns are marked based on population (the key is at the bottom of the map). Bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief based on hachures) as well as Russian and British possessions and the locations of some Native American tribes. An illustration of an Indian near a lake is in the lower left corner.
Date: unknown
Creator: Woodward, E. F.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mexico, Guatimala and The Texas.

Description: This map shows Mexico and Central America as well as adjacent portions of North America. Regions are outlined in various colors. Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). A text box in the lower left corner gives "Statistics of the N. American Republics" including land area and population.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library