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L'Ameriqve autrement le Novveav Monde et Indes Occidentales.

Description: Map shows known geography, political borders, settlements, and areas of Native American habitation in early seventeenth century North America, South America, and West Indies. "Californie Isle" [California] and "Terre de Iesso" [Japan] are depicted separate from, but near the western coast of North America. Relief shown pictorially. No scale noted.
Date: 1676
Creator: Duval, P. (Pierre), 1619-1682
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

China.

Description: Map shows portions of "Tartaria," "India within Ganges," "The Ile Corea" [Korea as an island], Japan, the Great Wall, cities and provinces of China, and part of [North] America. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: 1676
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Part of Asia.

Description: Map shows cities, major roads and trade routes, and physical features for the southern portion of the Asian continent: Arabia, Persia, Hindoostan, China and the Chinese Empire, Tibet, the Burman Empire, the Philippine Islands, and portions of Korea and Japan. Includes historical notes and alternative place names. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:11,000,000].
Date: [1812..1832]
Creator: Lizars, Daniel, 1760-1812
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Uchikake

Description: Wedding uchikake (padded hem kimono) of ecru rinzu (silk patterned like damask) background with embroidered ume and branch (plum blossoms) designs in metallic gold and silk green, orange, and yellow threads in the foreground. Partially lined in orange silk of two different colors. Hand-sewn. Padding is found through out garment - thickest remaining layers at hem, wrist-opening of sleeve and front collar panel. Lining is also rinzu (damask styled) silk - but unadorned, of similar pale color. N… more
Date: 1829
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Kimono

Description: Kimono, possibly of western manufacture or has been altered. Pale pink silk with sparse embroidery of green vines and pink flowers. There are tassels on the sleeves. A panel between the back and front on the side.
Date: 1875/1950
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Kimono

Description: Kimono of black, grey, and light grey silk crepe with vertical ikat stripes; open-front; full-length; lining of sectioned red and pink silk.
Date: 1900/1999
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Kimono

Description: Japanese wedding kimono of copper colored, stiff silk brocade. Uchikake (formal kimono with rolled padded hem.) This uchikake is the long formal outer gown that would be worn without a sash or obi. Standing band collar that extends to the front gore panels. Hanging square hirosode sleeves open from the underarm. The sleeves are padded with silk batting. Fully lined in orange/red silk. The lining is exposed at the rolled hem and at the sleeve openings.
Date: 1900/1999
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Kimono

Description: Kimono of black silk with rinzu pattern of cranes, and red silk pattern using the shibori technique. Sleeves and upper garment lined in off-white, wrists and bottom half lined in pink silk. Open front; snap at back collar.
Date: 1900/1999
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Letter from Chester W. Nimitz to William Nimitz, June 4, 1906]

Description: Handwritten letter from Chester Nimitz to his father in Kerrville. Nimitz discusses some items regarding an insurance policy he has. He also mentions target practice and the possibility of winning the gunnery trophy. He also mentions travel plans in China.
Date: June 4, 1906
Creator: Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Transcript of Letter from Chester W. Nimitz to William Nimitz, June 4, 1906]

Description: Transcription of letter from Chester Nimitz to his father in Kerrville. Nimitz discusses some items regarding an insurance policy he has. He also mentions target practice and the possibility of winning the gunnery trophy. He also mentions travel plans in China.
Date: June 4, 1906
Creator: Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Scouting, Volume 1, Number 5, June 15, 1913

Description: Semi-monthly publication of the Boy Scouts of America, written for Boy Scout leaders, officials, and others interested in the work of the Scouts. It includes articles about events and activities, updates from the national headquarters, topical columns and essays, and news from various chapters nationwide.
Date: June 1, 1913
Creator: Boy Scouts of America
Partner: Boy Scouts of America National Scouting Museum

Tomesode

Description: Kimono "tomesode" of black silk with small white heraldic Mon crests scattered across the upper garment. Inner lining of red silk printed with floral scape. Knee length; loops for fastening on both inside and outside. Single small label at inside collar: "Made in Japan".
Date: 1920/1930
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Scrapbook: Mary Jean Kempner, Year 1934 To Year 1946]

Description: Mary Jean Kempner's personal scrapbook, covering the years 1934-1946, with the items glued to or placed between the pages. Included are letters, cards, and telegrams addressed to Ms. Kempner; newspaper clippings and news releases about her; scripts from radios shows; paraphernalia related to her time as a war correspondent; illustrated magazine pages related to World War II; original copies and negative copies of checks and receipts; and photographs of Ms. Kempner. There is a large group of bla… more
Date: 1934/1946
Creator: Kempner, Mary Jean
Partner: Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund

[Crowd in Sendai]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of people amongst buildings on the streets of Sendai, Japan. The ground is littered with puddle of water.
Date: [1941..1945]
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Deyo Holding a Trumpet]

Description: Photograph of Deyo holding a trumpet in front of a tree. he is wearing a dark collared shirt with two pockets on the front. Handwritten on the right in blue ink is, "to Mac a good buddy and a fine guy. Bill Murphy".
Date: [1941..1945]
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Military Service Members Playing Football at Okinawa Officers Club and Recreation]

Description: Photographic negative of military service members lined up in formation as two opposing teams while playing football at Okinawa Officers Club and Recreation. A football can be seen in motion on the right side of the photo. There is a view of a body of water in the background.
Date: [1941..1945]
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Nansei Shoto Ryuku Islands-Loochoo Islands: A Pocket Guide

Description: A pocket sized booklet containing information on the Nansei Islands in Japan intended for United States military personnel that went there. The booklet describes the people, geography, history, culture, and disease and dangerous wildlife and provides maps, illustrations, and English phrases translated into Japanese with phonetic pronunciations.
Date: [1941..1946]
Creator: Special Publications Branch
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
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