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We've assembled the following list of maps that are applicable to the Cotton, Cattle, & Railroads.
Map aboriginal America: showing the distribution and territorial limits of the Indian nations, in the new world
"Map shows Native American tribe locations across the United States and portions of Mexico and Canada."
"Map shows historical trade routes across the western United States. Includes legend and illustrations."
"Map shows highlighted railroad routes between Shreveport and Texarkana across north central Texas, southern New Mexico, Arizona, and California to San Diego."
"Map shows late nineteenth century south, central, and east Texas railroads, counties, and county seats. Includes illustration, 'HQ for Texas,' and text, 'Historical Statistics concerning Texas.'."
"Map shows counties, cities, towns, military posts, existing railroads, proposed railroads. Native American tribal locations in "Indian Territory" is also indicated."
"Map shows "railroads in operation, railroads in course of construction, wagon roads, and county seats." Includes advice and statistical tables on wages, prices on goods, lumber, as well as how and why to go to Texas."
"Map shows pictorial representation of Texas cities, towns, and military posts in European fashion [as if built on a hill]; roads, railroads, steam ship lines into Galveston, "International Overland Route," and rivers."
Map of the Texas short line: St. Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern, Texas & Pacific and International & Great Northern Railways
"Map shows main and connecting railroad routes from St. Louis to cities in Arkansas and Texas and stops along those routes. Includes panel below map with advertising text."
"Map of the cattle trails throughout Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, and Texas, used to travel northward to markets and shipping points. The map also includes state boundaries, major towns, bodies of water, and areas of elevation."
"Map of the cattle trails throughout Texas, present-day Oklahoma, Colorado, and Kansas, used to travel northward to markets and shipping points. The map also includes towns, railroads, and bodies of water."
"Map shows counties, major cities and towns, and railroads in all but westernmost tip of Texas; Native American nations and township grid in adjoining Indian Territory; counties, major cities and towns, railroads, township grid, and areas of Native American habitation."
Public sale of town lots, at Hubbard City : on the Texas and St. Louis Railway, Thursday, August 11, 1881
"Map shows late nineteenth century Hubbard, Texas street names, block and lot numbers, lot and street dimensions, parks, courthouse, schools, and railroads. Includes text describing advantages of Hubbard City, the terms of sale, and railroad transportation to the sale."
"Map shows the late nineteenth century Texas railroad system as shown in the Galveston News."
"Map shows late nineteenth century Dallas, Texas street names, parks, railroads, street car lines, cemeteries, and some buildings."
"Map shows first, second, third, fourth, and fifth wards of Houston, Texas with street names, buildings, parks, churches, businesses, cemeteries, railroads, block numbers, lot numbers, and ownership."
"Hand drawn aerial map of 1886 San Antonio showing streets, buildings, vegetation, and landmarks."
"Map shows Texas county boundaries as of September 1, 1888."
"Survey map of Taylor County, Texas, along with advertisements and a description of Taylor County, published in a periodical. The map shows property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers."
"Map shows land patents, block and tract numbers, landowners, towns, and railroads; portions of adjacent counties where property boundaries extend beyond county limits."
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The rise of the cattle industry and conflicts with Indians in Texas, covering: (1) Massive Immigration, (2) Last of the Indian Wars, (3) Post-War Cattle Markets, (4) Rise of Cattle Drives.
Ranching in Texas, covering: (1) Rise of Mega-Ranches, (2) End of the Cattle Drives.
Texas near the end of the 19th century, including: (1) The Problem of Cotton, (2) The Grange, (3) The Farmer’s Alliance, (4) Rise of the Populists, (5) Election of 1892.
Populism and the Jim Crow era in Texas, covering: (1) 1893 Populists on the Rise, (2)The Fateful Election of 1896, (3) Fall and Collapse of the Populists, (4) Establishing Jim Crow Texas.
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