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[Recollections of Yerba Buena Island]

Description: Document of Jack Vaughan's recollections of his time spent at the detention barracks on Yerba Buena Island in San Francisco, California, from July 1945 to April 1946.
Date: January 3, 1998
Creator: Vaughan, Jack Carter
Item Type: Text
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Detention Barracks]

Description: Photograph of the detention barracks on Yerba Buena Island in San Francisco Bay.
Date: [1945..1946]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Frisking Prisoners After Work Detail]

Description: Photograph of guards frisking prisoners, who stand with their hands in the air, at the detention center on Yerba Buena Island in San Francisco Bay.
Date: [1945..1946]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[318th Platoon, U. S. M. C.]

Description: Photograph of the 318th Platoon. Jack Vaughan is sixth from the right on the top row. A sign in front of the soldiers says "318th Platoon, U.S.M.C., San Diego, 1942. U. S. Marines - First to Fight."
Date: [1942-03-23..1946-04-06]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[The Bathing Beach and Pier at Long Beach, California]

Description: Postcard image of The Bathing Beach and Pier at Long Beach, California. Crowd of people on beach. Ocean in background. Pier (also in background) runs from top, left to right of photo. Roof of small building in bottom, right corner. Bottom left corner and mid-left are two places where the photo has peeled away from the cardboard. Yellow spots top, right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

Description of Oregon and California, embracing An Account of The Gold Regions; to which is added, An Appendix, containing descriptions of various kinds of gold, and methods of testing its genuineness.

Description: Front cover and spine of the folio, and front cover and title page of a text containing a hand-colored, engraved pocket map of the western half of the United States showing roads, settlements, and rivers with "explanation" in lower left corner.
Date: 1849
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Map of Bodie Mining District : Mono Co., Cal. [Sheet 2].

Description: Map shows street names for town of Bodie, tramway line, mine tunnels, structure locations, and mining claims. Inset: [illustration of] "Bodie Peak, Bodie Hill, Silver Hill, Sugar Loaf Hill, Queen Bee Hill, and Sigourny Hill." Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:4,800].
Date: 1879
Creator: Smythe, R. M. (Roland Mulville), b. 1855
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Bodie Mining District : Mono Co., Cal. [Sheet 1].

Description: Map shows street names for town of Bodie, tramway line, mine tunnels, structure locations, and mining claims. Inset: [illustration of] "Bodie Peak, Bodie Hill, Silver Hill, Sugar Loaf Hill, Queen Bee Hill, and Sigourny Hill." Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:4,800].
Date: 1879
Creator: Smythe, R. M. (Roland Mulville), b. 1855
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Memorial Service for King Charles X]

Description: Photograph of Pastor Vaghn Duus conducting a memorial service in Los Angeles, California, in the 1940's for the deceased King Christian X. Pastor Duus is in the very front of the church on top of a series of steps behind a large portrait of King Christian and surrounded by ornate floral arrangements and candles. Above him, there is a stained glass window of a religious theme. The church architecture looks to be quite ornate, with two main alcoves to the right and left of the photograph built with different niches and column constructions. There are seven flags on the ground floor, five of which are supported by men in suits and military-style uniforms. Several attendees are seated in the foreground, many of whom are looking down at opened books. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph lists some metadata information as well as a short description of the event.
Date: 1940/1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

["The Chief" in California]

Description: Photograph of Santa Fe's "The Chief" passing "Sullivan's Curve" in rugged Cajon Pass, California, June 1964.
Date: June 1964
Creator: Meitz, Frank
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

Man and Woman on Vacation

Description: Copy negative of two images. The image on the left shows Francis Marion Hefner standing on a dirt road with a shovel. He is wearing suspenders and a hat. In the background is a horse-drawn buggy and wooden buildings. The image on the right shows Jim and Alpha Norton on vacation in California. Mr. Norton is wearing a suit, tie and hat and Mrs. Norton is wearing a long dress.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man and Woman on Vacation

Description: Copy negative of two images. The image on the left shows Francis Marion Hefner standing on a dirt road with a shovel. He is wearing suspenders and a hat. In the background is a horse-drawn buggy and wooden buildings. The image on the right shows Jim and Alpha Norton on vacation in California. Mr. Norton is wearing a suit, tie and hat and Mrs. Norton is wearing a long dress.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portrait of Actress

Description: Copy photograph of a portrait of the singer Rose Blaine. She is looking over her right shoulder and wearing a strapless dress.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Two Men in Front of Studio

Description: Copy photograph of two men at MGM Studios in Los Angeles. On the left is Wally Akin, standing with his arm around Pete Smith, right. Both wear double-breasted suits and are standing beside a concrete wall.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Postcard of Navy Ships in San Francisco Bay]

Description: Postcard of The Fleet at Anchor. The color image is an artist rendering of San Francisco Bay with U.S. Battleships at anchor. The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is in the background along with a skyline. The text on the back reads, "The Fleet at Anchor in San Francisco Bay is always an interesting sight. These immense fighting ships however appear insignificant in size to the new $65,000,000 Bridge which connects San Francisco with Oakland, Berkley, Alameda and other East Bay Cities, establishing a great Metropolitan Area with rapid transit service, and direct entrance to San Francisco from all points North."
Date: unknown
Creator: Stanley A. Piltz Company
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

New House in Long Beach

Description: Photograph of a house in Long Beach, California. The house has two stories and is made of a wooden frame. Massive rose bushes wind up the front columns that support the second story balcony. A short picket fence surrounds the home. Trellis work surrounds the large window on the left side of the home. A hand-written letter in Spanish says the house belongs to Nena's grandparents in Long Beach, California.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

[Wedding Photograph of Lita and Louis Abreu]

Description: Wedding photograph of Louis and Lita Abreu. Lita is to the left of Louis, wearing a floral headpiece attached to a tulle veil. Four strands of pearls complement the lace wedding gown. Louis is wearing a white collared shirt and bow tie and a flower in his label. The couple face each other as the photograph was captured.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

San Francisco.

Description: Map shows street names, parks, cemeteries, government and military facilities, waterworks, railroads, and some structures; overview of San Francisco Bay and surrounding area with major cities and railroads. Inset: "Map of San Francisco and vicinity." Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale not given.
Date: 1898
Creator: Rand McNally and Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

["The Grand Canyon" rolls through Cajon Pass]

Description: Photograph of Santa Fe's "The Grand Canyon" train No. 24, eastbound, headed by Engine No. 3775, a Northern type 4-8-4 locomotive, rolls through Cajon Pass, California, as a freight train waits on the siding.
Date: 1951
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

Map of public surveys in California.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century California township grid, existing towns, lakes, marshlands, springs, and Native American villages. Includes "description of private grants finally confirmed," and explanation. Scale [1:1,140,480].
Date: 1856
Creator: United States Surveyor General.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the states of California and Nevada.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century California and Nevada railroads, roads, mines and mineral resources, military posts, township grid, land districts, counties, major cities, towns, and Native American reservations. Inset: [Elevation above the sea of some of the principal mountains in California and Nevada]. Includes legend and keys to judicial and land districts. Relief shown by hachures, spot heights, and profile diagram. Scale [1:1,140,480].
Date: 1883
Creator: Gibbes, Charles Drayton.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library