History of the Alamo and of the local Franciscan missions

History of the Alamo and of the local Franciscan missions

Date: 1908
Creator: Taylor, Henry Ryder
Description: Subjective history and praise of San Antonio, Texas, and the Alamo. Includes narratives about various Texan heros.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
[Plaque Containing an Alamo Tile]

[Plaque Containing an Alamo Tile]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Plaque containing a tile from the Alamo, given as gift to Texas Independence Day Organization on March 2, 1955. The wooden plaque contains the tile at the top and a badly-damaged document underneath giving the history of the Alamo.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Stone mill at the Alamo

Stone mill at the Alamo

Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Stone mill for grinding corn with etchings on the Alamo grounds.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
[Glass with a picture of the San Antonio de Valero mission]

[Glass with a picture of the San Antonio de Valero mission]

Date: [c. 1986]
Creator: unknown
Description: Commemorative glasses for the Texas Sesquicentennial; (a,b) short (10.2 cm x 8 cm) and inscribed with, "Texas 1836-1986"; (c-f) have pictures of Texas missions (14.2 x 6.8 cm); and (g-k) are clear frosted glasses (16 cm x 7.5 cm)
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Print of Texas missions

Print of Texas missions

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Two pages from Gleason's Pictorial Drawing: Room Companion. This page (104) includes two illustrations entitled, "Mission of Concepcion, Valley of the Bexar" and "Ruins of the Church of El Alamo."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Part of the Alamo

Part of the Alamo

Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Wall of the Alamo.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Photographs Removed from Oswald's Home

Photographs Removed from Oswald's Home

Date: 1963~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Description: Photograph of four images. There is a photograph of the Alamo on the top left. There are two photographs of buildings on the right which appear to be postcards. These photographs were in the possession of Lee Harvey Oswald and were removed from his home.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
Front  View of The Alamo

Front View of The Alamo

Date: May 3, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of the front view of the Alamo, taken in the morning from across the street, in San Antonio, Texas. Taken from an angle, part of the building to the left is also visible. Visitors walk the grounds surrounding the Alamo.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Front View of The Alamo

Front View of The Alamo

Date: May 3, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of the front of the Alamo, taken from an angle, in San Antonio, Texas. Visitors walk around the grounds; some take photos. Grass that is roped off leads to the front door of the Alamo.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
The Alamo through an archway

The Alamo through an archway

Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of a side view of the Alamo through an archway. A man wearing a baseball cap and pushing a cart full of cleaning supplies walks away from the arch. A girl walks in front of him. The building to the left is roped off.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
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