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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
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[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
Partner: League City Helen Hall 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.
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
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Texas.

Description: This map shows the eastern portion of the Republic of Texas. Individual land grants are outlined in color and labeled. Major cities, bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Scale [ca. 1:2,900,000]. Prime meridian: Washington.
Date: 1838
Creator: Boynton, George W., d. 1884
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library