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Lost and Found; or Three Months with the Wild Indians: A Brief Sketch of the Life of Ole T. Nystel, Embracing his Experience While in Captivity to the Comanches, and Subsequent Liberation from Them

Description: Autobiography of the life of Ole T. Nystel, detailing his early childhood, and his time spent as a Comanche captive. This book contains photographs of Nystel, and family members as well as a map of Bosque County and the surrounding area. Notes begin on page 25.
Date: 1994
Creator: Nystel, Ole T., 1853-1930.
Partner: Cleng Peerson Research Library at the Bosque Museum

[View of Acoma Pueblo]

Description: Photograph of the Acoma Pueblo. A paved road is in the foreground of the photo and the pueblo is located in the distance. Large rock formations sit in between the road and the pueblo.
Date: 1994
Creator: Streng, Evelyn Fiedler
Partner: Texas Lutheran University

[Postcard of Sirena Sculpture in Salado, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a metal sculpture shaped in the figure of a female mermaid sitting and holding her fish tail on a light-colored, flat rock in the middle of a small pool of water. The sculpture's image is reflected in the water below. The pool is surrounded by light-colored rocks and weeds, lining the banks, and the golden lighting indicates the photo was taken at either dusk or dawn. On the back are postcard markings, a white, rectangle sticker, and a brief paragraph detailing the history and meaning of the statue.
Date: 1990
Creator: Spiller, Doug
Partner: Salado Public Library

The Best of Texas Folk and Folklore: 1916-1954

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains information about folklore in Texas and Mexico, including folk songs and ballads, ghost stories, Mexican animal tales, sermons, stories about games and celebrations, folklore of Texas plants, and information about folk remedies. The index begins on page 349.
Date: 1998
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 94, July 1990 - April, 1991

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 663.
Date: 1991
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 97, July 1993 - April, 1994

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 723.
Date: 1994
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 101, July 1997 - April, 1998

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 557.
Date: 1998
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 95, July 1991 - April, 1992

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 569.
Date: 1992
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Texas

Description: Book containing details of Texas during the Anglo settlement of Texas during the early half of the nineteenth century as described by Mary Austin Holley. Includes information for settlers, including colonization laws, the Mexican Constitution, information on the land and its environs, and the people of Texas.
Date: 1990
Creator: Holley, Mary Austin, 1784-1846
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Army Exploration in the American West, 1803-1863

Description: Book containing the history of the role of the United States Army and its Topographical Engineers in exploring lands west of the Mississippi River between 1838 and 1863. This includes surveys of battlefronts, railroads, and boundaries.
Date: 1991
Creator: Goetzmann, William H.
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancer]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian dancer performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancer's face is painted black and green. He wears a beaded headband, breast plate, and belt. His suede moccasins are beaded and wrapped in fur. He swings a red cord around his head and body, performing a dance for festival participants.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Performance]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian dancer performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancer's face is painted black and green. He wears a beaded headband, breast plate, and belt. His suede moccasins are beaded and wrapped in fur. He swings a red cord around his head and body, performing a dance for festival participants.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Performance]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian dancer performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancer's face is painted black and green. He wears a beaded headband, breast plate, and belt as he raises an object constructed of red tubing above his head.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian dance performance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancers wear traditional Native American clothing consisting of feather headdresses, beaded headbands, skirts with long fringe, and white moccasins.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancer]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian dancer performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancer's face is painted black and green. He wears a beaded headband, breast plate, and belt. His suede moccasins are beaded and wrapped in fur. He swings a red cord around his head, performing a dance for festival participants.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian dance performance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancers wear traditional Native American clothing consisting of feather headdresses, beaded headbands, skirts with long fringe, and white moccasins. They perform on a grey stage in front of a large audience of festival participants.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections