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[Contact sheet of Site of Orcoquisac and La Placita Market]

Description: Contact sheet of images on a roll of film shot of Site of Orcoquisaz and La Placita Market in Houston, Texas, identified on the back with handwritten notes. The first row of images are of a grassy area edged by trees; the second and third rows of images include grassy areas, water and a lake, surrounded by trees. The fourth row includes images of water edged by trees, and two of men (identified as Kevin Ladd and Harry) standing in grassy areas; one of the men is holding an object and gesturing to his left. The fifth row includes two images of water surrounded by trees; the third image includes a building with a sign that says "La Placita Farmer's Market" with additional advertisements in English and Spanish, and a man is walking on the sidewalk next to the business. The final three images include storefronts of businesses that have signs in Spanish.
Date: July 1987
Creator: Kerek, T.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 03, Number 01, Spring, 1991

Description: Biannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it." This issue focuses on the dreams and visions that have shaped Dallas.
Date: 1991
Creator: Dallas County Heritage Society
Partner: Dallas Historical Society

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 11, Number 02, Fall, 1999

Description: Biannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it." This issue focuses on "triumph over adversity."
Date: 1999
Creator: Dallas County Heritage Society
Partner: Dallas Historical Society

Men on Horseback on a Bridge

Description: Photograph of eight men on a bridge, five on horseback. Frank Brawley is on the far right. The bridge existed from 1860-1900s. It connected parts of the Clear Fork of the Trinity River in the town of Roberts.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

[Josh Perkin Speaking at TCAFS Annual Meeting]

Description: Photograph of Josh Perkin behind the podium, speaking at the Texas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society at the 2012 annual meeting during Technical Session 1.
Date: February 2012
Creator: Nations, Michele
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society

[Col. Nicholas Copeland letter to Martin Bridgman, April 25, 1835]

Description: 1835 letter of Col. Nicholas Copeland to his son-in-law Martin Bridgman of Arkansas, enticing him to move to Texas. The letter discusses the price of land and cattle, as well as the profitability of crops such as cotton and corn. Copeland adds a note for Harry Currin, a free African-American, stating that Texas is a safe place to settle. His land grant (settlement & fortification) described in the letter was 25 miles west of the Trinity River just before crossing the Navasota River. This letter was written at Robbins' Ferry on the Old San Antonio Road at the crossing of the Trinity River (letters went east from there to be carried & put in the US mail system).
Date: April 25, 1835
Creator: Copeland, Nicholas
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Other

San Jacinto County

Description: Map of the Piney Woods region covering San Jacinto County, Texas. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: February 1872
Creator: Schutze, Ed. & Lungkwitz, Herman
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Henderson County

Description: Map of Henderson County, Texas, including the Prairies and Lakes region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: November 4, 1856
Creator: Wilke, H.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Henderson County

Description: Map of Henderson County, Texas, including the Prairies and Lakes region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: March 8, 1871
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Houston County

Description: Map of Houston County, Texas, including the Piney Woods region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: May 1888
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Houston County

Description: Map of Houston County, Texas, including the Piney Woods region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: December 1877
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Houston County

Description: Map of Houston County, Texas, including the Piney Woods region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: October 1868
Creator: Stremme, C. C.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Henderson County

Description: Map of Henderson County, Texas, including the Prairies and Lakes region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: February 1877
Creator: Schlueter, C.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Anderson County

Description: Map of Anderson County, Texas, including the Piney Woods region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: April 7, 1871
Creator: Lungkwitz, Herman
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Dallas County

Description: Map of the Prairies and Lakes region covering Tarrant, Dallas, and Ellis County, Texas. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: June 27, 1853
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Map of Anderson County

Description: Map of Anderson County, Texas, including the Piney Woods region. Mercer's Colony Line is indicated on map. Houston Mound is located in the Sam Houston Survey. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: December 1, 1855
Creator: Wilke, H.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Anderson County

Description: Map of Anderson County, Texas, including the Piney Woods region. Old Indian Village, which is located on the Neches River, is shown on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: February 1876
Creator: Blau, F. G.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Anderson County

Description: Map of the Piney Woods region covering Anderson County, and part of Henderson and Van Zandt Counties, Texas. Houston Mound is located in the Sam Houston Survey. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: 1849
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office