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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.
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Partner: UNT Libraries

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 ConcepciĆ³n 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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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.
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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.
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Partner: UNT Libraries

San Jacinto Monument

Description: Photograph of the San Jacinto Monument located in La Porte, Texas. The monument is in the center of the frame, with trees on the left and in front of the monument.
Date: May 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

San Jacinto Monument

Description: Photograph of the San Jacinto Monument in La Porte, Texas. Most of the monument is visible, including the frieze near the base and the top of the column.
Date: May 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Partner: UNT Libraries

San Jacinto Monument

Description: Photograph of the San Jacinto Monument in La Porte, Texas, taken near the base looking up at the top of the monument. At the bottom of the image, a part of the frieze is visible; it depicts several men going to battle including two with a cannon, two carrying rifles, a cavalryman with a saber, a flag-bearer, and two musicians playing a flute and drum. The scene is labeled "San Jacinto Advance." Other parts of the frieze are visible on the other faces of the monument: to the left, two men with the label "Houston and Deaf Smith;" to the right, a man and woman standing in front of children seated at desks with the label "Lamar's School System."
Date: May 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Partner: UNT Libraries

Downtown Denton Fire

Description: Photograph of a burnt down building in Denton. In 1994, a fire started at the southwest corner of the Square, which was caused by faulty wiring in a hot water system.
Date: September 22, 1994
Creator: Bono, Deborah
Partner: Denton Public Library

Downtown Denton Fire

Description: Photograph of a burnt down building in Denton. In 1994, a fire started at the southwest corner of the Square, which was caused by faulty wiring in a hot water system.
Date: September 22, 1994
Creator: Bono, Deborah
Partner: Denton Public Library

Downtown Denton Fire

Description: Photograph of a burnt down building in Denton. In 1994, a fire started at the southwest corner of the Square, which was caused by faulty wiring in a hot water system.
Date: September 22, 1994
Creator: Bono, Deborah
Partner: Denton Public Library

Downtown Denton Fire

Description: Photograph of a burnt down building in Denton. In 1994, a fire started at the southwest corner of the Square, which was caused by faulty wiring in a hot water system.
Date: September 22, 1994
Creator: Bono, Deborah
Partner: Denton Public Library