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Trammel's Trace: The First Road to Texas from the North

Description: Map showing "Trammel's Trace," the first road from the north (present-day Arkansas) into Texas, used around 1800. It includes notations for abandoned settlements, modern cities, and Caddo villages documented from 1800 to 1840, as well as other historic roads used at the time of Trammel's Trace.
Date: 2015
Creator: Pinkerton, Gary
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Partner: UNT Libraries

[Statue of Liberty. NYC]

Description: Photograph of The Statue of Liberty in New York City Harbor. This print was made using Joe Clark's "Impro" technique. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Signed by: HBSS Clark PhotoFile: 6647-R3-2
Date: 1953
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[World War I of Ligny in Barrois]

Description: Postcard from World War I of Ligny in Barrois written by H.N. Pierce to his mother, Mrs. J.B. Pierce from Sugar Land, Texas. Photo has line of wagons on street. Buildings on left of photo. Postcard has tear on bottom (piece missing) and is crinkled in several places.
Date: 1919
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Saloon in Kansas]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the interior of a saloon in Kansas that was demolished by Carry Nation. Smashed bottles on the floor, mirror to the bar is broken. Round sign in top, left corner says: ORIGINAL BUDWEISER IN BOTTLES (with the logo in the center). Photo is primarily taken of area between front bar and back. Scanned image is of the copy. Dimensions below are of copy.
Date: 1901
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Bottling works]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a bottling works where whiskey was shipped. The interior shows broken bottles and boxes said to be smashed by Carry Nation. Boxes read: Exquisite Bottling Works Junction City, KS. Bar to right of photo. Heater or oven to right of photo. Scanned image is of the copy. Dimensions below are of copy.
Date: 1901
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

An improved map of the United States.

Description: Map shows [French] Louisiana as western boundary of the United States, Mississippi Territory, North West Territory, Indiana, Illinois, and Michigan "Ter.," roads, major settlements, and areas of Indian habitation. Includes nine illustrated vignettes of naval battles from the War of 1812 and a shield and eagle incorporated in "An improved map" portion of the title; notes, table of distances, and statistics by state. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: 1813
Creator: Shelton & Kensett.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the United States and territories.

Description: Map shows continental United States with Indian Territory [Oklahoma], Dakota [Territory], and Wyoming with a "tail" extending from its Western border along the Northeast border of Idaho; railroads, major cities, and military posts. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1867
Creator: Erhard Schièble, Georges
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Map of the United States] show[ing] the sections of the country which are naturally tributary to the Union Pacific Railroad at Omaha and the Kansas Pacific Railway at Kansas City..

Description: Map shows transcontinental railroads across the United States with connections across the eastern half of the United States and the midwest; states, some cities, Dakota [Territory] and "Indian Territory." Includes text, "Description of Map," "Population and area statistics," and "Table of Distances." Scale not given.
Date: [1875..1895]
Creator: Union Pacific Railroad Company
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the United States and territories.

Description: Map shows continental United States with Indian Territory [Oklahoma], Dakota [Territory], and Wyoming with a "tail" extending from its Western border along the Northeast border of Idaho; railroads, major cities, and military posts. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1867
Creator: Erhard Schièble, Georges
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Chart of the rivers Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio & Illinois compiled from the latest authority by Juls. Hutawa Lithc & Map pubg. Office, 1852.

Description: Map shows the Mississippi River and its tributaries - the Missouri, Ohio, and Illinois Rivers - in four sections; cities, landmarks, and islands [accompanied by a number]. Includes numbers along each river which may represent distances. Scale not given.
Date: 1852
Creator: Hutawa, Julius.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Overland Trail]

Description: Map shows trail route from Independence, Missouri (and also St. Joseph) to Sacramento, California across the "political divisions of the Great West": Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado, Idaho, Utah, Oregon, California, and Nevada, landmarks and areas of Indian habitation. Includes note describing area and history of the route. Inset: United States west of Mississippi River showing political divisions in 1849. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1893
Creator: Johnston, Stewart
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Skeleton map shewing [sic] the position and connections of the Michigan Southern Rail Road (from Monroe and Toledo to Chigago) with the several great rail road routes to the Atlantic Seaborad and New York City via the South Shore of Lake Erie.

Description: Map shows proposed and existing railroads across states of Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, "Pensylvania," and part of New York with measured distances between some major cities and towns along the routes. Includes legend. Scale not given.
Date: 1850
Creator: W. Endicott & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map shewing [sic] a proposed railway communication from the Atlantic to the Pacific through the British North American provinces in connection with an extensive system of colonization.

Description: Map shows existing and proposed railroads lines in New England and Quebec, and proposed east-west railroad line across British provinces. Areas of Indian habitation are indicated. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1845
Creator: Coon, M.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carte du Mexique et de la Floride, des terres angloises et des Isles Antilles, du cours et des environs de la riviere de Mississippi / dressée sur un grand nombre de memoires principalement sur ceux de Mrs. d'Iberville et le sueur [...] ; par Guillaume del'Isle ; I. Stemmers, senior, sculp.

Description: Hand drawn map showing North America, Mexico and a northern section of Amerique Meridionale in 1722. Place names and topographical features included.
Date: 1722
Creator: L'Isle, Guillaume
Partner: UNT Libraries

United States.

Description: Map shows eastern states, military outposts, and cities, areas of Native American habitation, undefined and un-delineated "Western States" extending west just beyond the 105th degree line of longitude, and Arkansas, Missouri, and Wisconsin as western-most defined areas; "Mexican States" including area of unlabeled Texas. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:14,080,000].
Date: 1828
Creator: Asheton, J.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Western Territories of the United States.

Description: Map shows areas of Native American habitation, geographical points of interest, military outposts, and some cities. Areas covered include "Oregon Territory," "Nebraska Territory," parts of "Minnisota," Iowa, "Indian Territory," and "Upper California." The Texas panhandle is depicted extending into the Rocky Mountains. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:6,000,000].
Date: 1847
Creator: Sherman & Smith
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library