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We've assembled the following list of maps that are applicable to the Great Depression.
Southwestern road map : 1929 official road map (showing roads radiating from El Paso, Texas with mileage between points)
"Map shows lesser and major highways, cities and towns, and points of interest for the southwestern states of Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, northern Mexico, and the southern portions of California, Nevada, Utah, and Colorado; distances between cities."
"Map displays principle soil series groups in regions of Texas."
"Map displays soil types along with creeks, rivers, bridges, crossings, landings, lumber camps, lumber railroads, towns, churches, schools, stores, roads, and commercial railroads."
"Station map of McKinney, Texas in Collin County from station 15623+47 to station 15679+20. Highlights estimated sale and carve out areas."
"Cadastral map of the town of Abilene, Texas showing property lots as well as creeks and railroad tracks."
"Map shows early nineteenth century coastal detail of the islands surrounding Corpus Christi Bay in South Texas."
"Map shows district boundaries encompassing Fort Worth and Dallas connected by the Trinity River; land patents, landowners, towns, roads, and railroads."
"Map pictorially shows points of interest across the western half of Texas, southern New Mexico, and southwestern Arizona. Includes legend."
"Map shows graphic depiction of historic events, places, and trails. Includes dates and locations of events; illustrations in margins."
"Map shows the Pan American Highway, major federal and state highways across Texas, counties, cities, free and toll bridges, free and toll ferries."
"Map shows early twentieth century Texas counties, cities, and railroad lines."
"Map shows structures, streets, and park features for the 1936 Texas Centenial Exposition. This location is now known as Fair Park and is home to the Texas State Fair."
"Map shows layout and locations of proposed buildings and features of the Texas Frontier Centennial held in 1936; West Lancaster Extension."
"Map shows counties, major cities and towns, highways, major roads, and state parks."
"Map showing camps and points along the shore of Lake Dallas."
"Map shows county boundaries, cities and towns along power transmission lines, and power plant locations. Includes legend indicating voltage production levels."
"Pictorial and historical map of Texas, with complementary notes and text on Exploration 1519-1685, Missions and Spanish 1682-1819, Colonization, Rumbles of Revolt, The Republic, Statehood 1845, and Secession. Map shows flags of six nations over Texas, counties and regions by terrain and vegetation type, missions, roads, the size and population, and categories of industry and agriculture by location."
"Map shows county districts 1 through 4, numbers and names for county roads, railroads, street grids for cities and towns, levee improvement districts, and military facilities."
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The early 20th century in Texas, covering: (1) Collapse of the KKK, (2) Roaring Twenties, (3) Everything Falls Apart.
The Great Depression in Texas. This lesson is incomplete and includes Dr. Torget’s statement ending the class.
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