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New map of Chicago.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Chicago parks, public buildings, railroad stations, land ownership, and railroads. Includes population statistics for 1840 through 1855. Cadastral map. Scale [1:14,400].
Date: 1855
Creator: Wm. Hall & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Federica and Brothers at the Majestic Theatre]

Description: Photograph of Federica and her brothers at the Majestic Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. The portrait consists of Federica standing between her four brothers, facing right but looking at the camera. The men wear dark tuxedos with white shirts and bow ties. Federica wears a light-colored dress consisting of a three tiered ruffled skirt. Fine beading is present on the straps and low neckline of the dress. She wears a beaded headband and ballet shoes.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

[Family Portrait with Dog]

Description: Postcard of a family portrait sent to J.B. Aguilera from Victoria. The photograph features four women and a boy seated around a dog. A baby is positioned against the belly of dog. The group is sitting in grass in front of a short fence, surrounded by foliage.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Witte Museum

[Aboard the Louoma]

Description: Postcard photograph of a man and woman standing on the deck of a ship. The woman stands in front of the man, holding onto the guard rail with her left arm. She wears a long dress with a large white collar and a tasseled belt. The man leans the guard rail, wearing a suit with a bow tie and hat. A large body of water is visible behind the couple. "Abordo del Louoma" is hand-written on the image. A letter addressed to J. B. Aguilera is written in Spanish on the back.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Witte Museum

Chicago.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Chicago wards, street names, railroads, piers, canals, levees, parks, select buildings, tunnels, and public institutions. Scale not given.
Date: 1872
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Chicago.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Chicago wards, street names, railroads, piers, canals, levees, parks, select buildings, tunnels, and public institutions. Scale not given.
Date: 1875
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Chicago.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Chicago wards, street names, railroads, piers, canals, levees, parks, select buildings, tunnels, and public institutions. Scale not given.
Date: 1867
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Chicago.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Chicago wards, street names, railroads, piers, canals, levees, parks, select buildings, tunnels, and public institutions. Scale not given.
Date: 1867
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Chicago.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Chicago wards, street names, railroads, piers, canals, levees, parks, select buildings, tunnels, and public institutions. Scale not given.
Date: 1872
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Chicago.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Chicago wards, street names, railroads, piers, canals, levees, parks, select buildings, tunnels, and public institutions. Scale not given.
Date: 1870
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the central portion of Chicago : showing railroads, depots and street transportation lines.

Description: Map shows street names, railroads, elevated railroads, cable lines, horse cars, electric lines, docks, select buildings, public institutions, and parks; counties, railroads, cities, and towns. Includes index, explanation, and key to railroad depots. Inset: "Outline map of Chicago showing city limits, parks, and boulevards." Scale [ca. 1:16,350] and [ca. 1:1,964,160].
Date: 1901
Creator: Rand McNally and Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Portrait of Sabino Gomez

Description: Photograph of Sabino Gomez, wearing a dark suit and striped tie. He carries a coat and round hat in his hand. A pocket watch chain hangs out of left pocket.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Portrait of Sabino Gomez

Description: Photograph of Sabino Gomez. The portrait consists of Sabino from the chest up. Sabino is wearing a suit with a striped tie. A pocket watch chain runs through his lapel and into his front pocket.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Portrait of Sabino Gomez

Description: Photograph of Sabino Gomez, wearing a dark suit and striped tie. He carries a coat and round hat in his hand. A pocket watch chain hangs out of left pocket. His arms are crossed and resting on a table.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

[Six tiered metal livestock pin]

Description: Six tiered metal pin. Each link has a different animal image on it and are connected to each other by a small chain. The final link is circular and states: "STEER YOUR STOCK TO CLAY ROBINSON & CO. HOUSES AT SIX LEADING MARKETS". On back, first link states: "OUR RECORD". Second link states: "HIGHEST SALE ON RECORD AT CHICAGO FOR BEEF CATTLE DEC. 6.00 __$15.50". Third link states: "HIGHEST SALE ON RECORD AT SOUTH OMAHA FOR RANGE CATTLE AUG. 11.02__$6.35". Fourth link states: "HIGHEST SALE ON RECORD AT CHICAGO FOR A STRAIGHT DROVE OF RANGE CATTLE SEP. 29,02 $7.25". Fifth link states: "TRY US". On back of circular link: "CLAY, ROBINSON & CO. SUCCESSFUL SELLERS OF STOCK". Old Object Term: Commemorative pin
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Postcard of Michigan Boulevard Entrance of The Blackstone in Chicago]

Description: Postcard of a marble entryway leading to a staircase with a golden handrail on the left and two more staircases leading to a lower level on either side of three statues. The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Beaumont, Texas, McFaddin Ave."
Date: May 20, 1914
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Chicago World's Fair Fountain by Night]

Description: Postcard of a fountain lit by many soft colors. The back of the postcard adds, "Magnificent lighting effects in five colors - green, red, amber, blue, and white - will make the spectacle unlike everything else in the world. 40 feet high and 200 feet wide, at the south end three single high sprays about the dome throw water 75 feet into the air." The message on the back reads, "Do wish you + Mamie could come to see the fair. It is worth seeing I think. I have spent three days there all day and am not there seeing it. Lacy is learning to send King love with me as he hasn't any girl in view. S. W." The postcard is addressed to "Mr. Carrol Ward, Texas Ice Co. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 21, 1934
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of New Post Office Building in Chicago]

Description: Postcard of a large white complex with an orange domed roof and American flag flying from the top. The letter on the back of the postcard is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFadden Beaumont, Tex."
Date: September 5, 1911
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Washington Park in Chicago]

Description: Postcard of four boats paddled by men dressed in white shirts under a wooden bridge. The scene is described as "Showing Rustic Bridge in one of the city's most beautiful parks. Located on the South Side and containing 371 acres." The letter is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 Third Ave. Huntington, West Va."
Date: August 16, 1908
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

Chicago harbor & bar, Illinois.

Description: Map shows railroads, churches, hospitals, streets, piers, excavation sites, and proposed new lighthouse and pier extensions. Includes explanatory notes. Depths shown by soundings. Scale [1:2400].
Date: 1858
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Spoons : World's Columbian Expostion, Chicago, 1893

Description: A group of 6 spoons from the 1893 Chicago "World's Columbian Exposition" world's fair. Silverplated souvenir teaspoons, each with scrolling forms on handle. Bowl of each spoon is engraved with a view of a different building from the exposition: U.S. Government Building; Horticultural Building; Mines and Mining Building; Machinery Hall; Transportation Building; Manufacturers & Liberal Arts [Building].
Date: 1893
Creator: Leonard Manufacturing Company
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Bottle-Stopper.

Description: Patent for "a bottle-stopper which shall not require any wire, cap or clamp for holding it and which shall by reason of its form and of the materials of which it is composed afford a tight joint or seal under all circumstances." (Lines 13-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 11, 1896
Creator: Davis, Clifton H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department