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Vicinity of St. Paul and St. Anthony Falls

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century St. Paul and St. Anthony Falls, Minnesota roads, railroads, and points of interest. Includes small 3 x 4 cm. illustration of St. Anthony Falls attached to lower left corner of map. Scale not given.
Date: 1868
Creator: Disturnell, John, 1801-1877
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Maps of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota]

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Saint Paul and Minneapolis [verso] street names, parks, bridges, cemeteries, public institutions, stockyards, and steam, horse, and street railroads; bulls-eye circles center on downtown Saint Paul. Scale not given.
Date: [1890..1910]
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Maps of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota]

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Saint Paul and Minneapolis [verso]street names, parks, bridges, cemeteries, public institutions, stockyards, and steam, horse, and street railroads; bulls-eye circles center on downtown Saint Paul. Scale not given.
Date: [1890..1910]
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Guide map of Minneapolis, Minnesota : accurately locating all streets and avenues, also giving the route of every street car line, with distinguishing colors of signs and lights, together with the transfer system, etc. : a complete guide combined with a few facts about the Flour City.

Description: Map shows street names, parks, ward boundaries, railroads, and street railways. Includes index, building illustrations, and text. Scale not given.
Date: 1892
Creator: J. Manz Engraving Company
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Minnesota.

Description: Map shows railroads, counties, county seats, lakes, rivers, marshes, cities, and towns; layout and railroads for St. Paul and Minneapolis. Includes note and legend. Insets: "Northeastern Minnesota," and "Vicinity of Minneapolis and St. Paul." Includes note and legend. Scale [ca. 1:2,400,000].
Date: 1904
Creator: Americana Company
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

St. Paul, Minneapolis and Environs

Description: Atlas map of the Twin Cities metropolitan area, with insets of the business districts of St. Paul and Minneapolis. The map includes major buildings, roads, streets, bodies of water, cemeteries, schools, and parks. The back of the map lists points of interest, including streets, for both St. Paul and Minneapolis. Scale [ca. 1:316,800] (1/4 of a mile to 1 1/4 inches).
Date: 1907
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

["Oriental Limited" crossing the Mississippi River]

Description: A proud name in Great Northern Railway passenger train service and history is the "Oriental Limited" a de luxe train seen here crossing the historic Stone Arch Bridge over the Mississippi River linking St. Paul and Minneapolis in 1912. This double-tracked bridge, which has 23 arches in its 1200-foot span, is the only structure upon which James J. Jill, the Empire Builder, permitted his name to be inscribed.
Date: 1912
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Client Card: Mr. Samuel Bell]

Description: Client card describing work completed at the Roman Bronze Works Foundry for Mr. Samuel Bell, including a job number, brief description, monetary amount, and dates associated with each entry. This order contains three bronze casts of a seated male statuette, and one of a standing nude male.
Date: 1938-07/1939-11
Creator: Roman Bronze Works Foundry
Partner: Amon Carter Museum

[Letter from Basil L. Walters to T. N. Carswell - December 9, 1941]

Description: A letter written to Mr. T. N. Carswell, Parramore Post No. 57, American Legion, Abilene, Texas, from Basil L. Walters, Vice-President and Executive Editor, Minneapolis Star Journal and Tribune, dated December 9, 1941. Walters advises Carswell that the song lyrics of "Ballad for Americans", written by a WPA worker, is what expresses his definition of Americanism writing that the chorus asks: "And who are you?" The voice answers back: "I am America." "Our country's strong, Our country's young. … more
Date: December 9, 1941
Creator: Walters, Basil L.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Mrs. Sophie Gabrick to the Commanding Officer of Company B]

Description: Letter from Mrs. Sophie Gabrick to the commanding officer of Company B - 49th Armored Infantry Battalion written by Mrs. C. R. Carlson. The letter mostly concerns the status of Gabrick's son, Victor R. Gabrink, also the brother of Carlson; the letter asks for word to be given to them "at your earliest possible moment."
Date: [1942..1945]
Creator: Gabrick, Sophie & Carlson, Mrs. C. R.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Letter from Mrs. Sophie Gabrick to Captain Charles R. Griggs, May 17, 1945]

Description: Letter from Mrs. Sophie Gabrick - written by Mrs. C. R. Carlson - to Captain Charles R. Griggs thanking him for his letter regarding her son's death. She thanks Griggs and the other men and women for their service and hopes that the war will be over soon. Included, also, is the envelope the letter was delivered in.
Date: May 17, 1945
Creator: Gabrick, Sophie & Carlson, Mrs. C. R.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

Pillbox Hat

Description: Pillbox of navy blue velvet. The low, cylindrical crown is flattened at top, and surrounded by gathers of same cloth "banded" by vertical loops of dark blue satin braiding creating two horizontal bands. Hat is lined in dark blue netting, and was designed with two small combs to help secure it to wearer's head, one now missing. Retailer's label inside: "Harold's / Minneapolis".
Date: 1950
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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