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[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

Amérique septentrionale : Publiée sous les auspices de Monseigneur le duc d'Orleans [Sheet 1].

Description: Map shows the geography, settlements, and Native American habitation in mid-eighteenth century North America that spans a majority of the the continent from the eastern coast to the Rio Grande region of "Nouveau Mexique." Inset: [Baffin Bay, Hudson Bay, Labrador, and Greenland]. Scale undetermined.
Date: 1746
Creator: Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'. 1697-1782
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carte générale du Golfe du Mexique.

Description: Map shows sailing routes, coastal detail for the Gulf of Mexico along the Yucatan peninsula, Mexico, the United States, and the Florida peninsula; place names along the coast, lighthouse locations by color, islands, and notable physical features; inland route for the New Orleans area; the Florida Straits and the Atlantic coastline of eastern Florida; majority of Cuban coastline. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Depths shown by soundings. Soundings in meters. Scale not given.
Date: 1862
Creator: Robiquet, Aimé
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Multicultural Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of a float featuring the six flags that have flown over Texas, complete with costumed individuals representing each country's culture. A model-sized Alamo serves as the float's major decoration. The float is traveling in the parade on Kansas Street in League City; the parade is part of the 32nd Annual Village Fest.
Date: May 10, 1986
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

Carte du Mexique et pays limitrophes situés au nord et à l'est : dressée d'après la grande carte de la Nouvelle Espagne de Mr. A. de Humboldt et d'autres matériaux.

Description: Map shows early nineteenth century towns, political divisions, areas of Native American habitation, major cities and and mining activity in Mexico and neighboring countries. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:8,000,000].
Date: 1811
Creator: Poirson, J. B. (Jean Baptiste), 1760-1831
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Messico, ouvero Nuova-Spagna : che contiene il Nuovo Messico, la California con una parte de' paesi adjacenti.

Description: Map shows geography, settlements, and areas of Native American habitation in Mexico, Central America, and the Gulf of Mexico coastal region in late eighteenth century North America. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:13,200,000].
Date: 1785
Creator: Zatta, Antonio, fl. 1757-1797
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Die Tochter Tehuan's: oder Texas im vorigen Jahrhundert.

Description: This German text is a work of fiction that paints a historical picture of life in Spanish Texas. The protagonist is a young Spanish immigrant, Don Hesu Navarro, who befriends Tehuan and his family. The action is centered around the San Jose Mission in San Antonio.
Date: 1866
Creator: Hoermann, Alto S. (Alto Sebastian), 1829-1867
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Spanish North America

Description: Map shows cities and villages, provinces, areas of Indian habitation, military outposts, waterways, ports for New Spain, French Louisiana, and a portion of the United States; coloration appearing to include unlabeled [modern-day] Southwest as part of Louisiana. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:6,300,000].
Date: 1814
Creator: Thomson, John, 19th cent.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

America : with those known parts in that unknowne worlde both people and manner of buildings.

Description: Map shows geography and settlements in known parts of mid-seventeenth century North America and South America. Includes text, colored illustrations of Native Americans, settlers, and settlements. Inset: [Greenland and Iceland]. California is depicted as an island and the Great Lakes are not shown. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:45,000,000].
Date: 1676
Creator: Speed, John, 1552?-1629
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Spanish North America

Description: Map shows cities and villages, provinces, areas of Indian habitation, military outposts, waterways, ports for New Spain, French Louisiana, and a portion of the United States; coloration appearing to include unlabeled [modern-day] Southwest as part of Louisiana. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:6,300,000].
Date: 1814
Creator: Thomson, John, 19th cent.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carte des Etats-Unis de l'Amérique Septentrionale.

Description: Map shows cities, areas of Native American habiatation, mid-continent as "Haute Louisiane ou Territ. du Missouri," upper Mexico, Michigan extending well west of Lake Michigan. Relief shown pictorially.Scale [ca. 1:11,000,000].
Date: 1819
Creator: Tardieu, P. F. (Pierre François), 1757-1822
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Amérique septentrionale : Publiée sous les auspices de Monseigneur le duc d'Orleans [Sheet 2].

Description: Map shows the geography, settlements, and Native American habitation in mid-eighteenth century North America that spans a majority of the the continent from the eastern coast to the Rio Grande region of "Nouveau Mexique." Scale undetermined.
Date: 1746
Creator: Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'. 1697-1782
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The coast of West Florida and Louisiana.

Description: Map shows coastline from Cabo del Norte to St. Martins Keys with particular detail for the surroundings of New Orleans, Pensacola Bay, Mobile Bay, and St. Joseph's Bay; route of Spanish fleet from Vera Cruz to Havana. Includes notes. Relief shown by pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Scale [ca. 1:1,500,000].
Date: 1775
Creator: Jefferys, Thomas, d. 1771
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carte d'une partie de l'Amerique pour la navigation des isles et du Golfe du Mexique avec l'interieur des terres : depuis la Bermude jusqu'a Cayenne partie meridionale ...

Description: Map shows ports and settlements in "New Spain," the coast line of the Gulf of Mexico, Florida, the West Indies, and the northern coast of South America; currents. Includes text, "Observation de l'Editeur au sujet des mesures," a key to rivers, and additional notes. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Scale not indicated.
Date: 1740
Creator: Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carte de la Louisiane et du cours du Mississipi

Description: Map shows mid-eighteenth century North America. Expectoration routes, areas of Native American habitation, and European settlements in New France, French Louisiana, New Mexico, northeast New Spain, and a portion of the English colonies are noted. Inset: Carte particuliere des embouchures de la rivie S Louis et de la Mobile [Map of the St Louis and Mobile river mouths]. Includes legend and notes. Relief shown pictorially. Depths by soundings on inset. Scale [ca. 1:4,900,000].
Date: 1745
Creator: L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A map of New Spain from 16 [degrees] to 38 [degrees] North Latitude : Reduced from the Large Map Drawn from Astronomical Observations at Mexico in the Year 1804 and Comprehending the Whole of the Information in the Original Map, Except the Heights of Mountains.

Description: Map shows provinces, cities, military posts, areas of Native American habitation, mines, and geographic features. Includes legend and notes on explorers and dates of their discoveries. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:7,500,000].
Date: 1810
Creator: Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Spanish Dominions in N. America.

Description: Map shows early nineteenth century geography, cities, and towns in parts of North America claimed by Spain. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:20,000,000].
Date: 1821
Creator: Macpherson, Alexander
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The western coast of Louisiana and the coast of New Leon.

Description: Map shows geography along the present-day Gulf of Mexico coast known as "New Kingdom of Leon." Relief shown pictorially, depths shown by soundings. Scale [ca. 1:1,340,000]. Map is from The West India Atlas published by R. Sayer & J. Bennett [1775].
Date: 1775
Creator: Jefferys, Thomas, d. 1771.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library