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Banner: National Aeronautics and Space Adminstration, U.S.A.

Description: Photograph of a banner hung on the beams of Hanger X at Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. The banner contains dark background with a circular seal in the center depicting planets and stars, surrounded by the words "National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S.A."
Date: May 3, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Battleship Texas as viewed from the San Jacinto Monument

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.
Date: May 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Battleship Texas as viewed from the San Jacinto Monument

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.
Date: May 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Detail of frieze on the San Jacinto Monument

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.
Date: May 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument, Citizens of Texas

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."
Date: May 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument, Colonists Forced the Mexican Authorities

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

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."
Date: May 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument, Measured by its Results

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."
Date: May 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument, Texas Declared her Independence

Description: Photograph of writing on side of the San Jacinto Monument in La Porte, Texas. It had decorative stonework above. Text: Texas declared her independence at Washington-on-the-Brazos March 2. For nearly two months her armies met disaster and defeat: Dr. James Grant's men were killed on the Agua Dulce March 2; William Barret Travis and his men sacrificed their lives at the Alamo, March 6; William Ward was defeated at Refugio, March 14; Amon B. King's men were executed near Refugio, March 16; and James Walker Fannin and his army were put to death near Goliad March 27, 1836.
Date: May 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument, The First Shot

Description: Photograph of engraved text at the base of the San Jacinto Monument in La Porte, Texas. There is a family walking next to the monument. Text: The first shot of the revolution of 1835-36 was fired by the Texans at Gonzales, October 2, 1835, in resistance to a demand by the Mexican soldiers for a small cannon held by the colonists. The Mexican garrison at Goliad fell October 9; the Battle of Concepción was won by the Texans October 28. San Antonio was captured December 10, 1835 after five days of fighting in which the indomitable Benjamin R. Milam died a hero, and the Mexican army evacuated Texas.
Date: May 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument, With the Battle Cry

Description: Photograph of an engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument in La Porte. It reads: "With the battle cry, "Remember the Alamo! Remember Goliad!" the Texans charged. The enemy, taken by surprise, rallied for a few minutes then fled in disorder. The Texans had asked no quarter and gave none, the slaughter was appalling, victory complete, and Texas free! On the following day General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, self-styled "Napoleon of the West," received from a generous foe the mercy he had denied Travis at the Alamo and Fannin at Goliad."
Date: May 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Fields around the San Jacinto Monument

Description: Photograph of the fields around the San Jacinto Monument. There are trees and electrical poles in the background.
Date: May 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Frieze of San Jacinto Monument, Building of Industries

Description: Photograph of a portion of the frieze on the San Jacinto Monument in La Porte, Texas. The segment is labeled "Building of Industries" and depicts men with shovels and beams on the left, men on horseback herding cattle in the center, and men with an oil derrick on the right. Partial images are visible on either side, labeled "Lamar's School System" on the left and "Stephen F. Austin Undertakes Texas Colonization" on the right.
Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Frieze of San Jacinto Monument, Coming of the Pioneers

Description: Photograph of the San Jacinto Monument featuring a frieze, "Coming of the Pioneers." Two couples, and a man, and a horse stand in front of a wagon. All three men hold rifles. To the left, there is another frieze, showing a man with a rifle facing a woman holding a piece of paper in her hands.
Date: May 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Frieze of San Jacinto Monument, San Jacinto Advance

Description: Photograph of a frieze of the San Jacinto Monument. Two men on the far left advance to the right, above the words "Houston and Deaf Smith." Carved into the middle section of the frieze are many men with guns. A drummer and piper stand to the left, a man rides a horse in the middle, and two men roll a cannon forward on the right. The words "San Jacinto Advance" are engraved under the frieze. On the far right side, above the words "Lamar's School System," several children sit at desks in front of a woman who stands next to a tall man.
Date: May 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Hangar X at NASA

Description: Photograph of the "Hangar X" sign on the side of the Hangar X building at the NASA Johnson Space Center.
Date: May 3, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Johnson Space Center, NASA. Building 32

Description: Photograph of Building 32 at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. A parking lot and walkway are visible in front of the building.
Date: May 3, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Johnson Space Center, NASA. Caution: Liquid Nitrogen

Description: Photograph of a tank at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. A part of the tank is visible, including a yellow sign that says "Caution. Liquid Nitrogen, Temperature Minus 320°F." A building is visible in the background.
Date: May 3, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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NASA Plaque at Johnson Space Center

Description: Photograph of a plaque mounted on a stone pillar outside the Johnson Space Center in Houston Texas. Text: "NASA - Johnson Space Center, National Historic Landmark, designated by United States Dept. of the Interior." The building is visible in the background.
Date: May 3, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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