Creator: Bell, Jim
Description: Photograph of a bust of Thomas Jefferson on top of a monument in Jefferson, Texas. The text on the base of the monument reads: "Thomas Jefferson. Third president of the United States of America. Born: April 2, 1743. Died: July 4, 1826. Author of the Declaration of American Independence. Author of the statute of Virginia for religious freedom and father of the University of Virginia. Namesake of Jefferson, Texas. 'We hold these truths to be self evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights. Among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness".
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell