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West Texas deluge

West Texas deluge

Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: West Texas deluge, a rainstorm in Alpine.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Veterans Memorial, Brewster County

Veterans Memorial, Brewster County

Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: THIS ENDURING MONUMENT OF MARBLE WITH ATTACHED BRONZE PLAQUE IS A SYMBOL OF HONOR AND A TRIBUTE OF PRAISE FOR THE VALIANT SERVICE RENDERED BY THE MEN AND WOMEN FROM BREWSTER COUNTY WHO ANSWERED THE CALL OF DUTY IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE NATION. NOT ONLY FOR THE PROTECTION OF OUR OWN SHORES BUT ALSO THE SOVEREIGNTY OF OUR ALLIES THREATENED WITH ANNIHILATION BY THE RUTHLESS AGRESSORS. OUR DEVOTION TO FREEDOM AND LOVE FOR HUMANITY LEFT NO OTHER COURSE SO THE GRAND OLD STAR SPANGLED BANNER WAS UNFURLED IN THREE WARS. WORLD WAR I. WORLD WAR II AND THE KOREAN WAR. FACED WITH THIS TREMENDOUS TASK OUR NATION FOUGHT THE MOST ALTRUISTIC WARS OF THE CENTURY. THOUSANDS OF OUR HEROES ARE DEAD - THEY DIED FOR LIBERTY - THEY DIED FOR US AND OTHER COUNTRIES - THEY ARE AT REST - MANY SLEEP IN THE LANDS THEY MADE FREE UNDER THE FLAG THEY RENDERED STAINLESS - UNDER THE SOLEMN PINES AND THE DROOPING WILLOWS - THEY SLEEP BENEATH THE SHADOWS OF THE CLOUDS EACH IN THE WINDOW - LESS PALACE OF REST. OUR SENTIMENT FOR SOLDIERS LIVING AND DEAD: CHEERS FOR THE LIVING; TEARS FOR THE DEAD.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Veterans Memorial, Brewster County, close-up of plaque

Veterans Memorial, Brewster County, close-up of plaque

Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: THIS ENDURING MOUNMENT OF MARBLE WITH ATTACHED BRONZE PLAQUE IS A SYMBOL OF HONOR AND A TRIBUTE OF PRAISE FOR THE VALIANT SERVICE RENDERED BY THE MEN AND WOMEN FROM BREWSTER COUNTY WHO ANSWERED THE CALL OF DUTY IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE NATION. NOT ONLY FOR THE PROTECTION OF OUR OWN SHORES BUT ALSO THE SOVEREIGNTY OF OUR ALLIES THREATENED WITH ANNIHILATION BY THE RUTHLESS AGRESSORS. OUR DEVOTION TO FREEDOM AND LOVE FOR HUMANITY LEFT NO OTHER COURSE SO THE GRAND OLD STAR SPANGLED BANNER WAS UNFURLED IN THREE WARS. WORLD WAR I. WORLD WAR II AND THE KOREAN WAR. FACED WITH THIS TREMENDOUS TASK OUR NATION FOUGHT THE MOST ALTRUISTIC WARS OF THE CENTURY. THOUSANDS OF OUR HEROES ARE DEAD - THEY DIED FOR LIBERTY - THEY DIED FOR US AND OTHER COUNTRIES - THEY ARE AT REST - MANY SLEEP IN THE LANDS THEY MADE FREE UNDER THE FLAG THEY RENDERED STAINLESS - UNDER THE SOLEMN PINES AND THE DROOPING WILLOWS - THEY SLEEP BENEATH THE SHADOWS OF THE CLOUDS EACH IN THE WINDOW - LESS PALACE OF REST. OUR SENTIMENT FOR SOLDIERS LIVING AND DEAD: CHEERS FOR THE LIVING; TEARS FOR THE DEAD.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Brewster County Courthouse, Alpine

Brewster County Courthouse, Alpine

Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of the Brewster County Courthouse, gazebo, and surrounding sidewalk and foliage in Alpine, Texas. It is a two-story red brick building with white accents at the windows and door. The gazebo matches the house, and is made of wood. There is a red street lamp on both sides of the sidewalk leading up to the front door.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Brewster County Courthouse, Alpine, historic plaque

Brewster County Courthouse, Alpine, historic plaque

Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of a plaque outside the Brewster County Courthouse in Alpine, Texas. The building is made of red brick. The plaque says: "Brewster County Courthouse. Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works Project no. 9604 State Historical Survey Committee Texas courthouse building erected in 1887 when Brewster County was created. Served Buchel and Foley Counties until these areas were added to Brewster County. Courthouse Square still is community center for various events. Recorded Texas historic landmark - 1965."
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Brewster County Courthouse, Alpine, detail of windows

Brewster County Courthouse, Alpine, detail of windows

Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of the windows of the Brewster County Courthouse in Alpine, Texas. The building is made of red brick. The windows are white, and have shutters.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Brewster County Courthouse, Alpine

Brewster County Courthouse, Alpine

Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of the Brewster County Courthouse in Alpine, Texas. It is a two-story red brick building, with white accents at the windows and door.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Brewster County Courthouse, interior view of staircase

Brewster County Courthouse, interior view of staircase

Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of an interior view of a staircase in the Brewster County Courthouse in Alpine, Texas. The photo was taken looking upward at the staircase.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
West Texas Historical and Scientific Society publication number twelve

West Texas Historical and Scientific Society publication number twelve

Date: June 1, 1948
Creator: West Texas Historical and Scientific Society
Description: This issue provides description, photographs, and historical background of Big Bend National Park.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
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