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Colton's Louisiana.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Louisiana railroads, roads, counties/parishes, township grid, cities, towns, swamps, and notable physical features. Scale [ca. 1:1,650,000].
Date: 1861
Creator: J.H. Colton & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Louisiana representing the several land districts prepared to accompany the Surveyor General's annual report.

Description: Map shows grid system for public lands in Louisiana divided into townships, floodplains along the Gulf Coast, the Mississippi River and other tributaries; and land ownership in some cities and towns. Includes legend of "References" to symbols used on map. Scale not given.
Date: 1852
Creator: Boyd, R. W.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Louisiana.

Description: Map shows early nineteenth century Louisiana parishes, settlements, military posts, mineral resources, roads, swamp lands and areas of Native American habitation. Includes text in left, right, and lower panels: "Louisiana" [statistics, history]. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1820
Creator: Kneass, William, 1780-1840
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

New and improved map of Louisiana.

Description: Map shows railroads (existing, proposed, and under construction), distances from New Orleans along the Mississippi River, roads, parishes, township grid, marshes, canals, lakes, and bayous. Includes text notes and tables for population and "senatorial districts and representatives by parishes." Depths shown by soundings. Scale [ca. 1:579,300].
Date: 1853
Creator: Bayley, G. W. R.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The Louisiana State Board of Agriculture and Immigration's map of Louisiana.

Description: Map shows early twentieth century Louisiana counties, cities, towns, mineral resources, land types, and railways. Includes list of navigable waterways and inset of vicinity of New Orleans. Inset: Vicinity of New Orleans. Scale [ca. 1:1,130,000].
Date: 1914
Creator: Cram, George Franklin, 1841-1928
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Louisiana.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Louisiana parishes, roads, railroads, township grid, swamps, cities, and towns. Scale [ca. 1:1,700,000].
Date: 1842
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Portrait of Walter Stewart

Description: Portrait of a young Walter Stewart taken by the Washburn company at 637 Canal St. in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Unveiling of Confederate Monument in Shreveport, LA]

Description: Postcard with an image of the unveiling of a confederate monument in Shreveport, Louisiana. Written above the image on the front of the postcard is, "Regards, Sidney Roberts". The postcard is addressed to Mrs. E. A. Dill, c/o A.S. Roberts, Wynnewood, It.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Charity Hospital, Shreveport, LA.]

Description: Color postcard with an image of a hospital. Below the image is the text, "SHREVEPORT, LA. Charity Hospital." The correspondence on the back of the postcard reads, "Dear Baby. Here is a pretty picture. A.S. Roberts." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, c/o A.S. Roberts, Wynnewood, I.T.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Pool Hall Fire in Ged, Louisiana

Description: Photograph of the pool hall and a rooming house burning down in Ged, Louisiana. In the foreground are several uniformed soldiers and small boys in hats. Large clouds of smoke are rising from the burning buildings.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Photograph of Harry Choates and His Family]

Description: Photograph of Harry Choates and his wife, Helen, standing in a field. Helen is holding baby Edison. There is a dirt road behind them that runs in front of a white house.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

A Chart of the Internal Part of Louisiana

Description: Map of Louisiana as explored by Zebulon Pike and expedition. The map shows minimal topographical data, names of locations, and names of rivers including the Arkansaw River, Red River, and River La Platte. Information about Spanish, American, and Indian camps is included.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pike, Z. M.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Jeremiah and Ella Bryant's Marriage Certificate, 1888

Description: Photograph of the marriage certificate of Ella and Jeremiah "Dick" Bryant dated August 30, 1888 in De Soto, Louisiana. This photo was included in a research paper by Mike Shurley for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1968.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Graduation Invitation, 1916

Description: Photograph of the front of Ethel Christian's graduation invitation from Logansport High School in 1916. This photo was included in a research paper by Mike Shurley for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1968.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Graduation Invitation, 1916

Description: Photograph of the back of Ethel Christian's graduation invitation from Logansport High School in 1916. This photo was included in a research paper by Mike Shurley for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1968.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Bryant Home in Longstreet, Louisiana

Description: Photograph of the home where Marcellus Douglas Bryant spent his childhood in Longstreet, Louisiana. This photo was included in a research paper by Mike Shurley for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1968.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Bryant Family in 1906

Description: Photograph of the Bryant family in 1906. Standing L-R: May, Edd, Alva, Claudia and Marcellus Douglas (bare footed). Seated L-R; Ella Gertrude Sojourner Bryant with Katie on her lap, Richard Jeremiah "Dick" Bryant with Mattie on his leg. Not shown are Ella, Ellen and Cherry who were born after 1906.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Graduation Invitation, 1916

Description: Photograph of the back of Ethel Christian's list of credits from Logansport High School in 1916. This photo was included in a research paper by Mike Shurley for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1968.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library