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Mission Concepcion

Description: Photograph of a side view of Mission Concepción San Antonio, Texas. A short portion of the building is visible in the front, with a rounded roof and wooden doors; stone towers are visible behind and partial stone buildings are to the left. In the foreground, the mission's grounds are visible, including trees, stone benches and informational signs.
Date: May 4, 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.
Item Type: Photograph
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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.
Item Type: Photograph
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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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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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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.
Item Type: Photograph
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Arched window at the Alamo

Description: Photograph of the detail of an arched window at the Alamo. Three vertical wooden bars have been set in the window. Behind the wooden bars, glass has been set in. Tourists can be seen through the window.
Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Entrance to grounds of the Alamo

Description: Photograph of an arched gateway leading to the grounds of the Alamo. The gate is chained off, and is made of wrought iron. There are two lamps mounted on either side of the gate.
Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Detail of tower at Mission Concepción

Description: Photograph of a detail of one of the towers at Mission Concepción. It has a window on each face of the tower, and a turret at each corner.
Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: UNT Libraries

Mission Concepcion

Description: Photograph of a side view of Mission Concepcion in San Antonio, Texas. Two towers are visible in the center of the image, behind a stone wall. Several people are at the mission well, on the left side of the photo. Some of the mission grounds are visible in the foreground, including several trees.
Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Mission Concepcion

Description: Photograph of a side view of Mission Concepcion in San Antonio, Texas. There is a small room with a curved roof and a wooden door in the front, with a larger stucco-and-brick building behind. A rounded tower of white stone is also visible in the background on the right. There are two palm trees in the foreground, flanking the door.
Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Dr. Pepper Museum in Waco

Description: Photograph of the Dr. Pepper Museum in Waco, Texas. It is a red and tan building, and there is a red van stopped in front of it.
Date: May 6, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Grounds of the Alamo

Description: Photograph of the arches on the grounds of the Alamo.
Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Mission San Jose

Description: A photograph of the outside of the Mission San Jose. A large bell tower and dome are visible in the photo.
Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries