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Battleship Texas as viewed from the San Jacinto Monument

Battleship Texas as viewed from the San Jacinto Monument

Date: May 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of the Battleship Texas as viewed from the San Jacinto Monument in La Porte, Texas. The view of the ship is obscured by trees and foliage. It is in the middle of the photo.
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Battleship Texas as viewed from the San Jacinto Monument

Battleship Texas as viewed from the San Jacinto Monument

Date: May 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of the Battleship Texas as viewed from the San Jacinto Monument. Cars are parked in front of the monument, and three flags fly behind them. The battleship is in the far distance, in the center of the photograph.
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Bayou on the grounds of the San Jacinto Monument site

Bayou on the grounds of the San Jacinto Monument site

Date: May 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of the bayou on the grounds of the San Jacinto Monument site.
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Bayou on the grounds of the San Jacinto Monument site

Bayou on the grounds of the San Jacinto Monument site

Date: May 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of the bayou on the grounds of the San Jacinto Monument site.
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Detail of frieze on the San Jacinto Monument

Detail of frieze on the San Jacinto Monument

Date: May 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of a portion of the frieze on the San Jacinto Monument in La Porte, Texas. The visible corner is labeled "Lamar's School System" and shows three children lined up in front of a woman holding an open book and a man standing in the background. Portions of other images are also visible.
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Engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument, Citizens of Texas

Engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument, Citizens of Texas

Date: May 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of an engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument in La Porte, Texas. It says: "Citizens of Texas and immigrant soldiers in the army of Texas at San Jacinto were natives of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Austria, Canada, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Poland, Portugal and Scotland."
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Engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument, Colonists Forced the Mexican Authorities

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

Date: May 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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."
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Engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument, Early Policies of Mexico

Engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument, Early Policies of Mexico

Date: May 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of engraved writing near the base of the San Jacinto Monument in La Porte, Texas. It reads: "The early policies of Mexico toward her Texas colonists had been extremely liberal. Large grants of land were made to them, and no taxes or duties imposed. The relationship between the Anglo-Americans and Mexicans was cordial. But, following a series of revolutions begun in 1829, unscrupulous rulers successively seized power in Mexico."
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Engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument, Measured by its Results

Engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument, Measured by its Results

Date: May 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of an engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument in La Porte. It reads: "Measured by its results, San Jacinto was one of the decisive battles of the world. The freedom of Texas from Mexico won here led to annexation and to the Mexican War, resulting in the acquistion by the United States of the states of Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, California, Utah and parts of Colorado, Wyoming, Kansas and Oklahoma, almost one-third of the present area of the American nation, nearly a million square miles of territory, changed sovereignty."
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Engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument, On This Field

Engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument, On This Field

Date: May 2, 2005
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument in La Porte. It reads: "On this field on April 21, 1836 the army of Texas commanded by General Sam Houston, and accompanied by the Secretary of War, Thomas J. Rusk, attacked the larger invading army of Mexicans under General Santa Anna. The battle line from left to right was formed by Sidney Sherman's regiment, Edward Burleson's regiment, the artillery commanded by George W. Hockley, Henry Millard's infantry and the cavalry under Mirabeau B. Lamar. Sam Houston led the infantry charge."
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