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Mt. Adams Incline and Rockwood Pottery, Cincinnati, Ohio

Description: Color postcard decorated with glitter. It depicts Mt. Adams, a large hill in Cincinnati, Ohio. Homes and businesses cover the hill and a railway while carts ascend the hill carrying loads. Printed on the card, "Mt. Adams Incline and Rockwood Pottery, Cincinnati, O" and handwritten on the front, "Hello Rose, I rec the pictures all right, Many thanks. Write me soon. Happy New Year. 1526 St. [ ] S.G.F." It is addressed to Miss Rosa N. Bassano, Paris, Tex., S. Mill St.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Panigloben in Homalographischer Projection

Description: This map shows the world in two circular hemispheres. Continents and some countries are labeled. Bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). There is an ancillary map at the bottom of the page showing the North Pole, labeled "Länder um den Nord-Pol in Stereographischer Polarprojection." To either side of the ancillary map, there are colored charts comparing the heights of world mountains; they are labeled "Höhen auf der Westlichen Halbkugel" and "Höhen auf der Östlichen Halbkugel." Scale 1:94,000,000.
Date: unknown
Creator: Lange, Henry, 1821-1893
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mountain View

Description: Copy negative of a landscape with a mountain in the distance. Clouds float over the snowy mountain range and shrubs grow over the hills in the mid-ground of the image. Photograph was taken somewhere in Utah or Wyoming.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Hotel Exterior

Description: Copy negative of a hotel exterior in Wyoming or Utah. Two buildings sit on a mountain slope surrounded by pine trees. Taller mountains are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Buildings at a Camp

Description: Copy negative of buildings at a YMCA camp. Also in the picture there is a windmill and what seems to be like water towers, as well as a few unknown people walking around the camp.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

YMCA Camp

Description: Copy negative of a building at the YMCA camp. The building is within a mountain range, there are two doors leading in and out of the side of the building.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Best Wishes for Easter

Description: Embossed color postcard with a scenic landscape placed in the center of a cross. Below the landscape are violets, a dove, and the words, "Best Wishes for Easter" It is addressed to Mrs. E.A. Dill, 517 High St., Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Waco, Tex on Apr 9, 1909.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Sondfjord, Norway

Description: Color postcard depicting the town of Sondfjord, Norway. There is a river flowing through the countryside and mountains in the background. Small farms and a lumber miss are in the foreground. The correspondence reads, " My dear Mrs. Dill:- Thanks for your kindly interest in us. Fortune seemed to favor us all the way home. We started Monday noon and reached home Tuesday night at 8. We were so glad you decided to go when you did. Callie and Daisy mean to start to New York next Thurs. then the mother [not legible] and I will be alone. Give Rosa Louise a generous bear hug for each of us. I suppose Mr. [not legible] has not driven through in his wagon yet! Let us hear from you occasionally - we do not want ot loose sight of you. Faith, Hope, and Charity." It is addressed to Mrs. Alice Dill, Paris, Texas. It is postmarked Leonard, Tex on Jun 7, 1908.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Workers on Carrasco Ranch

Description: Photograph of workers that were making a road to the house on the Carrasco Ranch in West Texas. The men are: Rijino Zubiate of Alpine, TX; Abel Delgadillo of Ojinaga; Agopito Zubiate of Pecos, Texas; Mike Montoyo of Alpine, Texas; Juan Young of Cloudcroft, Texas; and G.A. Glenn of El Paso.
Date: 1937
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Plaza in Guanajay]

Description: Photograph of a plaza in Guanajay. Several gardens with fountains fill the plaza. Some buildings border the plaza, and the silhouette of a mountain is visible in the distant background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Denton Public Library

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.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Wilson County

Description: Map of Wilson County, Texas, including the South Texas Plains region. The center of Wilson County is indicated on map. The location of E. Seguin's house is marked by the San Antonio River in the heirs of Simon and Juan de Arocha Survey. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: February 1872
Creator: Klappenbach, L. & Lungkwitz, Herman
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Guadalupe County

Description: Map of the South Texas Plains region covering Guadalupe County, Texas. Rocky Ford Crossing is located on Cibolo Creek by the Rosa Gonzales' Survey, as shown on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: March 23, 1854
Creator: Wilke, H.
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Howard County

Description: Map of Howard County, Texas, including the Panhandle Plains region. The center of Howard County is marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: August 1880
Creator: Wise, Louis C.
Partner: Texas General Land Office