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[Big Bend desert landscape containing bushes and mountains]

Description: Photograph of wildflowers and grasses in a canyon near Presidio County, Texas. There is a large bush of pink wildflowers in the foreground with green grasses and bushes behind. A rocky mountain range features prominently in the background and extends the width of the photograph. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "Bluebonnets, our State flower, and sage bloom early in the year-round warmth in the Big Bend Park on the Rio Grande" (p. 2).
Date: 1969
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Big Bend landscape with tractors]

Description: Photograph of farm fields in front of a mountain range, located in the Big Bend area. Several tractors and wagons are visible on dirt roads around the fields and desert scrub is visible in the foreground. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "The two to three hundred acres behind the mission have been given the title of 'the oldest piece of land continuously used for farming in North America'" (p. 4).
Date: 1969
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Big Bend landscape with unidentified mountain peak]

Description: Photograph of a desert landscape in the Big Bend area with a prominent mountain in the center. A dirt road is visible in the foreground as well as an unidentified building. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "The city fathers didn't want the noise of the trains to disturb their beautiful, quiet town, and the plan was revised so the tracks would be laid twenty-five miles south" (p. 6).
Date: 1969
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Connecticut

Description: Reproduction of a map originally published in 1777 of Connecticut and the surrounding area, including parts of Rhode Island, New York, and New Jersey. The map includes towns, counties, bodies of water, and other geological features, with relief shown pictorially. Scale 1:760,320
Date: 1937
Creator: U.S. Constitution Sesquicentennial Commission
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

A Map of the Travels of George Washington

Description: Map of the travels of George Washington in the Middle Atlantic region of the United States between 1732 and 1799, with insets of New York and the lower Hudson Valley, Mount Vernon, the tidewater region of Virginia, Philadelphia, and Boston. The map includes towns, colonial highways, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geological features, with relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:2,502,720] (39.5 miles to the inch).
Date: 1931
Creator: National Geographic Society for the National Geographic Magazine
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Carson National Forest, New Mexico

Description: Map of Carson National Forest in northern New Mexico, showing roads, trail, railroads, telephone lines, lookout stations, water bodies, and other geologic features, with relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:253,440] (4 miles to the inch).
Date: 1930
Creator: Neiman, L. I.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of United States military rail roads, showing the rail roads operated during the war from 1862-1866, as military lines

Description: Map of the United States showing military railroads in the Mid-Atlantic, Mideast, and Southern states during the American Civil War. The map includes towns, forts, rivers, state boundaries, and other geologic features, with relief shown in hachures. Railroad gauge indicated by color in bottom-right corner. Scale [ca. 1:1,900,800] (30 miles to the inch).
Date: 1866
Creator: McCallum, D. C.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Photograph of Look-out Tower at Fort Davis]

Description: This color photograph has a stone building and surrounding rocks and plant life in the foreground and distant mountains and desert landscaping in the background. The inscription on the back of the photograph says: "Look out tower built by CCC boys at Ft. Davis on Scenic Loop at State Park."
Date: March 1971
Creator: Brandon, Lindy
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Photograph of Indian Lodge]

Description: This photograph has a large white building in adobe (pueblo) style architecture, centered within the scenery. There are trees and brush in the foreground, outside wire fencing which encloses the building, and hills in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Burgess, Glenn
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Photograph Overlooking Fort Davis #1]

Description: This photograph is a scenic photo showing the landscape of Davis Mountain State Park. There are rocks and vegetation in the foreground and mountains in the distance. The inscription on the back of the photograph reads, "Overlooking Ft. Davis, Texas from same position at State Park."
Date: March 1971
Creator: Brandon, Lindy
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Photograph Overlooking Fort Davis #2]

Description: This photograph is a scenic photo showing the landscape of Davis Mountain State Park. There are large rocks in the foreground and mountains in the distance. The inscription on the back of the photograph reads, "Overlooking Ft. Davis, Tex. from same position at State Park."
Date: March 1971
Creator: Brandon, Lindy
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Postcard of Pike's Peak]

Description: The image in front of the postcard shows a panoramic view of a mountain. In the background is the horizon and some mountains. At the top of the peak is a factory with a red building and two chimneys. Underneath the image is printed: "116- Panorama of Pike's Peak." The back of the postcard is blank.
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Iron Mountain Route, Ozark Mountains]

Description: The image in front of the postcard shows a mountain in the background. In the middle ground and foreground are trees. The image shows a small area of the Ozark landscape. Underneath the image is printed the following: "Iron Mountain Route, direct line to Hot Springs, Arkansas, from St. Louis, Memphis and Texas points." To the right of the image is printed: "The Ozark Mountains, Hot Springs, Ark." On the back of the postcard is printed the following: "Private Mailing Card- Authorized by Act of Congress of May 19th., 1898."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Iron Mountain Route, Government Lake]

Description: The image in front of the postcard shows a lake in the lower left corner. In the background are trees. On the right side of the postcard, In the middle ground, there is a red house on top of a mound. On the left side are white steps that go into the lake. Underneath the image is printed the following: "Iron Mountain Route, direct line to Hot Springs, Arkansas, from St. Louis, Memphis and Texas points." To the right of the image is printed the following: "Government Lake, on Whittington Ave. Hot Springs, Ark." On the back of the postcard is printed the following: "Private Mailing Card- Authorized by Act of Congress of May 19th., 1898."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Iron Mountain Route, Government Roadway]

Description: The image in front of the postcard shows a curving roadway that moves from the background to the foreground. The roadway curves in the foreground. In the background are trees and a horizon line. In the middle ground, where the roadway curves, there is grass. Underneath the image is printed the following: "Iron Mountain Route, direct line to Hot Springs, Arkansas, from St. Louis, Memphis and Texas points." To the right of the image is printed the following: "Government Roadway on Hot Springs Mr, Hot Springs, Ark." On the back of the postcard is printed the following: "Private Mailing Card- Authorized by Act of Congress of May 19th., 1898."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Iron Mountain Route, Music Pavilion]

Description: The image on the left corner in front of the postcard shows in the background a building with characteristics of Greek architecture on top of a mound. In the foreground there are trees and a trail moves from the foreground to the background. Underneath the image is printed the following: "Iron Mountain Route, direct line to Hot Springs, Arkansas, from St. Louis, Memphis and Texas points." To the right side of the image is printed the following: "Music Pavilion on Hot Springs Mr, Hot springs, Ark." On the back of the postcard is printed the following: "Private Mailing Card- Authorized by Act of Congress of May 19th., 1898."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Iron Mountain Route, Central Ave.]

Description: The image in front of the postcard shows Central Avenue on the left side. In the background there are mountains and in the middle ground is Central Avenue flanked by stores. In the middle of the street is a tree and figures walking. To the left side there is a female figure wearing a red shirt and hat holding a child and to the left of her is a male figure wearing a blue shirt and cap also holding a child. To the right of the image is printed the following: "Central Ave., Hot Springs, Ark." Underneath the image is printed the following: "Iron Mountain Route, direct line to Hot Springs, Arkansas, from St. Louis, Memphis and Texas points." On the back of the postcard is printed the following: "Private Mailing Card- Authorized by Act of Congress of May 19th., 1898."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Iron Mountain Route]

Description: The image in front of the postcard shows on the left side in the foreground some trees and in the background a horizon line. Underneath the image the following is printed: "Iron Mountain Route, direct line to Hot Springs, Arkansas, from St. Louis, Memphis and Texas points." To the right is printed the following: "Among The Pines, Hot Springs, Ark." On the back of the postcard is printed the following: "Private Mailing Card- Authorized by Act of Congress of May 19th., 1898."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Photograph of Camp Near Ruidosa]

Description: Photograph of camp setup with rows of soldiers, horses, and tents near a river; a mountain range is in the background. There is a note on the back of the photograph that reads: "Camp at Ruidosa Tex. D troop in first row in the picture. Mts. are across the river in Mexico."
Date: 1916
Partner: Texas Military Forces Museum