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 County: Tom Green County, TX
 Decade: 2000-2009
 Language: English
 Collection: Photographing Texas
Tom Green County Courthouse

Tom Green County Courthouse

Date: August 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Tom Green County Courthouse
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Veterans Memorial, Tom Green County

Veterans Memorial, Tom Green County

Date: August 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Veterans Memorial, Tom Green County, erected 1967.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
George Julien Bird Memorial Fountain, Tom Green County

George Julien Bird Memorial Fountain, Tom Green County

Date: August 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of the George Julien Bird Memorial Fountain, on the Tom Green County Courthouse grounds.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
George Julien Bird Memorial Fountain, detail

George Julien Bird Memorial Fountain, detail

Date: August 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Close-up view of flower and lily pads at the George Julien Bird Memorial Fountain, on the grounds of the Tom Green County Courthouse grounds.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Tom Green County, historic plaque

Tom Green County, historic plaque

Date: August 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Historic plaque. "Original Tom Green County on transcontinental trail of California Gold Rush. Until 1846 a part of Bexar Land District, Republic of Texas. Private tracts were surveyed as early as 1847. German emigration company colony (90 mi. SE) had grants here, but in 1840s found Indians blocking settlement. Butterland Overland Mail managers lived in stands in area, 1858-61. R. F. Tankersley family established a permanent home in 1864 in future Tom Green County. By 1874 there were five settlements here, including Bismarck Farm, a colony of 15 German immigrants. The County (12,756 sq. mi., 10 1/2 times as large as state of Rhode Island) was created in 1874, and named for heroic Gen. Green (1814-64), a state official and gallant Texas soldier. After a decade of progress, the original Tom Green County began losing outlying areas. Midland County - halfway between Fort Worth and El Paso on newly opened Texas & Pacific Railway - was created in 1885. Settlers remote from San Angelo petitioned for new counties in 1887, and the Texas Legislature created Crane, Loving, Upton, Ward adn Winkler. Coke and Irion Counties were cut out of Tom Green in 1889. Ector and Sterling were created in 1891. ...
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Tom Green County Courthouse, detail of facade and building engraving

Tom Green County Courthouse, detail of facade and building engraving

Date: August 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Tom Green County Courthouse, detail of facade and building engraving
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Masonic Lodge, San Angelo

Masonic Lodge, San Angelo

Date: August 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of the Masonic Lodge in San Angelo, across the street from the Cactus Hotel. A blue flag hangs from the second floor, and a car is parked in front of the building.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Texas Theatre, San Angelo

Texas Theatre, San Angelo

Date: August 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Texas Theatre in San Angelo
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
San Angelo City Hall

San Angelo City Hall

Date: August 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: San Angelo City Hall, designed by Henri Trost, completed in 1928.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Fort Concho, an Officer's Quarters

Fort Concho, an Officer's Quarters

Date: August 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of an officer's quarters at Fort Concho. It is a stone building with a large front porch.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
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