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Alamo and grounds

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.
Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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[Alamo Memorial]

Description: Photograph of a memorial to the thirty two men who from Gonzales who died at the Alamo. There is a bronze relief of the men above the text on the monument.
Date: unknown
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Alamo memorial for the thirty-two men from Gonzales

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."
Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Alamo plaque dedicated by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas

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."
Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Alamo Plaque honoring Adina de Zavala and Clara Driscoll

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.
Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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American Veterans War Memorial, Comanche County

Description: Photograph of a veterans memorial located on the Comanche County Courthouse grounds. It is Sponsored by Amvets Post 43 and Ladies Auxiliary, and was dedicated May 28, 1989. It reads "Dedicated in memory of all veterans who served honorably in the Armed Forces of the United States of America."
Date: August 1, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Angelina County Courthouse

Description: Photograph of the Angelina County Courthouse, constructed in 1955 by architect Wilbur Kent. It is a red brick building with many columns. Several cars are parked in front of it, and there is foliage all around it.
Date: October 27, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Angelina County Courthouse

Description: Photograph of the Angelina County Courthouse, constructed 1955 by architect Wilbur Kent. A sign is partially obscured by the cars parked in the lot. The building is mostly red brick. Letters above the three windows spell out "Angelina County".
Date: October 27, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Angelina County Courthouse, fountain

Description: Photograph of the fountain in front of the Angelina County Courthouse. Indecipherable words are carved into the side of the fountain. A bronze statue can be seen to the left behind the fountain, and the courthouse dominates the right hand side of the photo. It is a red brick building with white columns.
Date: October 27, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Angelina County Peace Officers Memorial

Description: Photograph of the Angelina County Peace Officers Memorial. It reads: "We remember the officers who always stood true. Persons strong enough to answer the challenge are few. With pride and integrity they say 'To serve and protect'. For the giving of their life, we offer our respect." "Capt. Don H. Willmon, 1946-1979, Angelina Co. Reserves." and "Officer John E. Logan Jr., 1970-2004, Huntington Police Dept." are carved into the small stone on the left, and "Deputy Byford H. Hunter, 1949-1982, Angeline Co. Sheriff's Dept." is carved into the stone on the right. Red and white bricks with the names, birth dates, and death dates of officers make up the walkway leading to the memorial.
Date: October 27, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Angelina County WW I. Memorial

Description: Photograph of a statue and memorial dedicated to residents of Angelina County who fought in World War I. The statue wears a military uniform, holds a gun at his side, and has his right hand raised in a fist. It says, "In grateful memory of our boys who gave their lives in the World War, 1917-1918, erected by the citizens of Angelina County, sponsored by Angelina Post No. 113 American Legion. Honor Roll: Capt. Hugh O'Keeffee Kendrick; Henry T. Dixon; Fred R. Lindsey; Curtis F. Seale; Frank W. Weeks; Lee Scalise; William L. Sanford; Milton D. Roy; DeWitt F. Penry; Daniel S. McDougald; John T. Hudson; Ernest H. Hardy; James F. Cunningham; Brittian Plez Cox; Edward L. Chancey; Robert J. Anderson; Henry Williams; C. Weaver Shofner."
Date: October 26, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Angelina County WW I. Memorial

Description: Photograph of a World War I memorial in Angelina County. It says, "In Grateful Memory of our boys who gave their lives in the World War, 1917-1918. Erected by the citizens of Angelina County sponsored by Angelina Post No. 113 American Legion."
Date: October 26, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Ann Whitney Memorial

Description: Photograph of a memorial for Ann Whitney. It says, "In Memory of Ann Whitney. Born in Massachusetts about 1835, massacred by Comanche Indians, July 9, 1867 while protecting her pupils. Miss Whitney's grave is located 5 blocks north in the Graves-Gentry Cemetery. School was located 7 miles northeast of Hamilton on the Juan de la Garza Survey. Sponsored by Hamilton Kiwanis Club, 1858. Donated by Riley-Gardner Memorial Service Co.
Date: March 1, 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Annie Riggs Memorial Museum

Description: Photograph of the Annie Riggs Memorial Museum. It is an old two-story brick building with a wrap-around porch.
Date: August 3, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Asteraceae, Guayule, Parthenium argentatum

Description: Photograph of a bushy plant in the cactus garden at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas. The name plaque in front of the bush says "Asteraceae, Guayule, Parthenium argentatum." There is a green, flowering plant on the left, and a second plaque to the right. The plants are in a narrow graveled area bordered by red brick and a grass lawn is visible in the background.
Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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B. F. Word, Attorney at Law, in 1916 building, Meridian

Description: Photograph of a building in Meridian. The sign above it reads "B. F. Word, Attorney at Law." There is another sign with the year 1916 on it. Above the doorway, a sign declares the current resident to be Dr. Ed Williamson, Dentist. A white van is parked on the far left side of the photo.
Date: March 1, 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Baird street scene

Description: Photograph of a street scene in Baird, Texas. Buildings line the street, and two cars are parked outside an antique shop.
Date: August 7, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries

Baird Volunteer Fire Department, est. 1881

Description: Photograph of the Baird Fire Department building. It is made out of bright red brick, and has two garage doors. A sign at the top of the building says "B.A.I.R.D. Est. 1881, Volunteer Fire Department."
Date: August 7, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: UNT Libraries