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The Republic of Texas

Description: Overview of the history of the Republic of Texas from establishment to annexation into the United States. Illustrations of prominent figures and events are interspersed. On the back are listings of significant dates and a selected bibliography for more information.
Date: unknown
Creator: Texas State Library and Archives Commission
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Photograph of the Republic of Texas Seal]

Description: Photograph of the terrazzo seal in the floor of the rotunda at the state capitol. The seal has "The Republic of Texas" written at the center of a star, surrounded by the crests and names of other countries. There are several unidentified people standing on one part of the seal.
Date: December 6, 1954
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Republic of Texas Savings Building]

Description: Photograph of the Republic of Texas Savings in Port Arthur, Texas, located on the corner of two streets. Cars are parked on the street in the foreground, in front of several storefronts for businesses next to the bank. People are standing near the cross-street, visible on the left side of the image.
Date: April 5, 1972
Creator: Watkins Studio
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

Mexico & Guatimala with the Republic of Texas.

Description: Map shows southeastern United States, Republic of Texas, Mexican provinces, "Guatimala," and "British Terr." [Belize]. Major roads, cities and towns are indicated in each. "The boundary between Mexico on the north, and the United States, is a line drawn from Cape Mendocino (Lat. 40°28'00" eastward to the Rocky Mountains." Includes notes. Scale [ca. 1:8,000,000].
Date: [1836..1845]
Creator: Lizars, W. H. (William Home), 1788-1859
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Texas Passport from the Sons of the Republic of Texas]

Description: Texas Passport issued by the Sons of the Republic of Texas. "This certificate is issued by a patriotic organization of Texans dedicated to the preservation of the Spirit of the men and women who won and maintained the Independence of Texas."
Date: unknown
Creator: Sons of the Republic of Texas
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

The New Army of the Republic of Texas Enlistment Application

Description: Certificate announcing the membership of Walter Woodward into an organization called the New Army of the Republic of Texas. It states Woodward's address, occupation, other historical organizations that he's affiliated with, and the name of an ancestor, John W. Hassel, who was a part of the Texas Revolution.
Date: unknown
Creator: New Army of the Republic of Texas
Partner: Coleman Public Library

[The Texian, Volume 1, Number 3, March 31, 1954]

Description: A copy of Vol. 1 No. 3 of The Texian that was mailed to John J. Herrera. The newsletter is published by Sons of the Republic of Texas and includes a letter from the president of Sons of the Republic of Texas as well as lists of new chapters and members.
Date: March 31, 1954
Creator: Sons of the Republic of Texas
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Certificate Awarded to Hester Beck Willis]

Description: Certificate awarded to Hester Beck Willis for 25 years of membership in the Daughters of the Republic of Texas. It reads: "Twenty-Five Years of Continuous Membership. This Certifies that Hester Beck Willis #012499 is a member of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, having been admitted to membership on January 11, 1984. In Witness Whereof the President General and Senior Members Committee Chair subscribe their names and have caused the seal of the Association to be hereunto affixed at Killeen, Texas this 16th day of May AD 2009."
Date: May 16, 2009
Creator: Daughters of the Republic of Texas
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Republic of Texas One-Dollar Bill

Description: Paper bill representing one dollar ($1), printed by the Republic of Texas. There are engraved images of a Native American man holding a bow on the left side and a seated woman at the top. Text says "The Treasurer of the Republic of Texas Will pay One Dollar in [...] Notes in the Government when presented at the Treasury [...] act of Congress, Austin."
Date: 1836/1846
Creator: Texas. Treasury Department.
Partner: Fort Bend Museum