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."
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
[Letter from Austin with Map]

[Letter from Austin with Map]

Date: November 1, 1830
Creator: Austin, Stephen F. (Stephen Fuller), 1793-1836
Description: Hand-written instructions concerning land surveys along the coast, signed by S. F. Austin. He mentions Duke, Nelms, and [Rales]. On the reverse, a map of the land survey is sketched with notes about dimensions. In the digital version, the first page is included twice - the second time a hand-written transcription of the letter is pictured beneath the original.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
The Junior Historian, Volume 25, Number 2, November 1964

The Junior Historian, Volume 25, Number 2, November 1964

Date: November 1964
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Description: Journal published by the Texas State Historical Association containing articles written by members of the Junior Historians about various aspects of Texas history.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
The Junior Historian, Volume 9, Number 2, November 1948

The Junior Historian, Volume 9, Number 2, November 1948

Date: November 1948
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Description: Journal published by the Texas State Historical Association containing articles written by members of the Junior Historians about various aspects of Texas history.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
The Junior Historian, Volume 4, Number 6, May 1944

The Junior Historian, Volume 4, Number 6, May 1944

Date: May 1944
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Description: Journal published by the Texas State Historical Association containing articles written by members of the Junior Historians about various aspects of Texas history.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
The Junior Historian, Volume 10, Number 6, May 1950

The Junior Historian, Volume 10, Number 6, May 1950

Date: May 1950
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Description: Journal published by the Texas State Historical Association containing articles written by members of the Junior Historians about various aspects of Texas history.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
The Junior Historian, Volume 7, Number 5, March 1947

The Junior Historian, Volume 7, Number 5, March 1947

Date: March 1947
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Description: Journal published by the Texas State Historical Association containing articles written by members of the Junior Historians about various aspects of Texas history.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
The Texas Historian, Volume 62, Number 4, May 2002

The Texas Historian, Volume 62, Number 4, May 2002

Date: May 2002
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Description: Journal published by the Texas State Historical Association containing articles written by members of the Junior Historians about various aspects of Texas history.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
Portrait of Stephen F. Austin

Portrait of Stephen F. Austin

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of the portrait of Stephen F. Austin holding a rifle with his left hand, a dog is sitting right beside him.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[Following Stephen F. Austin, Father of Texas]

[Following Stephen F. Austin, Father of Texas]

Date: 1936
Creator: unknown
Description: Front page of a book containing an illustrated portrait of Stephen Fuller Austin, labeled "Father of Texas, born at Austinville, Wythe Co., VA., Nov. 3, 1797."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
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