Engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument, Colonists Forced the Mexican Authorities

Description:

Photograph of an engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument in La Porte, Texas. It says: "In June, 1832, the colonists forced the Mexican authorities at Anahuac to release Wm. B. Travis and other from unjust imprisonment, the battle of Velasco, June 26, and the Battle of Nacogdoches, August 2, followed; in both the Texans were victorious. Stephen Fuller Austin, "Father of Texas," was arrested January 3, 1834, and held in Mexico without trial until July, 1835. The Texans formed an army, and on November 12, 1835, established a provisional government."

Creator(s): Belden, Dreanna L.
Location(s): United States - Texas - Harris County - La Porte
Creation Date: May 2, 2005
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries
Collection(s):
Photographing Texas
Usage:
Total Uses: 120
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: May 2, 2005
  • Digitized: July 14, 2005
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Harris County - La Porte
Coordinates
29.7500929091, -95.08995185
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
May 2, 2005
Description:

Photograph of an engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument in La Porte, Texas. It says: "In June, 1832, the colonists forced the Mexican authorities at Anahuac to release Wm. B. Travis and other from unjust imprisonment, the battle of Velasco, June 26, and the Battle of Nacogdoches, August 2, followed; in both the Texans were victorious. Stephen Fuller Austin, "Father of Texas," was arrested January 3, 1834, and held in Mexico without trial until July, 1835. The Texans formed an army, and on November 12, 1835, established a provisional government."

Physical Description:

1 photograph : col.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Battle of
Partner:
UNT Libraries
Collection:
Photographing Texas
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: dscn0004
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth3675
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Points
29.7500929091, -95.08995185
Engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument, Colonists Forced the Mexican Authorities

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