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 County: Bexar County, TX
 Decade: 2000-2009
 Language: English
Alamo and grounds

Alamo and grounds

Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of the grounds of the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas. A small window has been cut high up into the far wall, and a large group of cacti grows against the wall to the left of the photo. There is a clay pot on the ground to the right of the window.
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Alamo Centotaph, "The Spirit of Sacrifice," side view with sculpture of Defenders

Alamo Centotaph, "The Spirit of Sacrifice," side view with sculpture of Defenders

Date: May 3, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of the monument in front of the Alamo, the Alamo Cenotaph, also known as "The Spirit of Sacrifice." It shows a carving of the Defenders of the Alamo on the side of the cenotaph. Buildings and a school bus are visible in the background.
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Alamo memorial for the thirty-two men from Gonzales

Alamo memorial for the thirty-two men from Gonzales

Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of a memorial plaque at the Alamo featuring a bronze relief of the men from Gonzales. Under the bronze relief, it says, "Erected in grateful recognition of the supreme act of heroism of the thirty two men from Gonzales who gave their lives in the Alamo in response to the appeal of Travis."
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Alamo memorial for the thirty-two men from Gonzales, detail of bronze

Alamo memorial for the thirty-two men from Gonzales, detail of bronze

Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of a close-up view of a bronze plaque on a memorial at the Alamo, showing a relief of the Alamo defenders. They march in a line towards the Alamo, and are surrounded on both sides by plants. They all carry guns.
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Alamo plaque dedicated by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas

Alamo plaque dedicated by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas

Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of a plaque at the Alamo dedicated by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas. It says, "Part of the San Antonio de Valero Mission. 'Blood of heroes hath stained me; let the stones of the Alamo speak that their immolation be not forgotten.' The tablet placed by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas in commemoration of the one hundredth anniversary of the fall of the Alamo."
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Alamo Plaque honoring Adina de Zavala and Clara Driscoll

Alamo Plaque honoring Adina de Zavala and Clara Driscoll

Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of a plaque at the Alamo honoring two opposing visions that helped preserve the Alamo. It says, "Adina Emelia de Zavala 1861-1955. Clara Driscoll 1881-1945. Two loyal members of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, each in her own way responsible for preserving this historic site." A bronze Texas seal has been placed on the plaque between their names.
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Building at the Alamo site

Building at the Alamo site

Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of the side of a building at the Alamo site. Benches are interspersed with bushes along the wall of the building. A woman in a blue skirt is taking a picture to the left of the photo.
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Clara Driscoll plaque at the Alamo

Clara Driscoll plaque at the Alamo

Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of a plaque honoring Clara Driscoll at the Alamo. It reads: "Lest we forget: title to the Alamo Mission property, acquired through her efforts and her personal fortune, was conveyed by Clara Driscoll to the State Of Texas. Sept. 5th 1905: 'That the sacred shrine be saved from the encroachments of commercialism and stand through eternity a monument incomparable to the immortal heroes who died that Texas might not perish.' March 2nd, 1927."
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Detail of a monument in front of the Alamo

Detail of a monument in front of the Alamo

Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of the monument in front of the Alamo site, showing close-up detail of the sculptures. A group of men are depicted, most of whom are standing, on the left; toward the right, two men are moving a cannon and two others are seated. Two of the standing men are identified as William B. Travis and Davy Crockett. Beneath the sculpture, there is a list of names for the men who died at the Alamo.
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Detail of tower at Mission San José

Detail of tower at Mission San José

Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of a detail of a tower at Mission San José. The tower boasts a dome with a cross at the top.
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