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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.
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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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Building at the Alamo site

Description: Photograph of the side of a building at the Alamo site. Benches are interspersed with bushes along the wall of the building. A woman in a blue skirt is taking a picture to the left of the photo.
Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Clara Driscoll plaque at the Alamo

Description: Photograph of a plaque honoring Clara Driscoll at the Alamo. It reads: "Lest we forget: title to the Alamo Mission property, acquired through her efforts and her personal fortune, was conveyed by Clara Driscoll to the State Of Texas. Sept. 5th 1905: 'That the sacred shrine be saved from the encroachments of commercialism and stand through eternity a monument incomparable to the immortal heroes who died that Texas might not perish.' March 2nd, 1927."
Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Detail of a monument in front of the Alamo

Description: Photograph of the monument in front of the Alamo site, showing close-up detail of the sculptures. A group of men are depicted, most of whom are standing, on the left; toward the right, two men are moving a cannon and two others are seated. Two of the standing men are identified as William B. Travis and Davy Crockett. Beneath the sculpture, there is a list of names for the men who died at the Alamo.
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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Entry gateway to Mission San José

Description: Photograph of the wooden entry gateway into Mission San José. A cactus plant is visible through the open gate, and a woman wearing a black hat stands in the foreground.
Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Entryway to the church at Mission San José

Description: Photograph of an entry to the church at Mission San José. One of the double doors is open, and there is a balcony with a wrought iron railing above the doorway.
Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Grounds at Mission San José

Description: Photograph of the grounds of Mission San José with an outdoor oven in the foreground. A group of tourists wearing orange stand on the sidewalk to the left.
Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Monument in front of the Alamo, side view with sculptures of Defenders

Description: Photograph of a side view of a monument in front of the Alamo. It includes sculptures of a group of people standing together with several manning a cannon on the left; the space below the sculpture is etched with the Alamo Defender's names. One of the men in the scene is identified as James Bonham.
Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Plaques erected at the Alamo by the Masons

Description: Photograph of plaques on the wall of the Alamo, dedicated by the local San Antonio Masons groups to honor the defenders of the Alamo who were Masons. The plaque on the left reads, "Honoring these Masons: James Bonham, James Bowie, David Crockett, Almaron Dickenson, William Barret Travis and those unidentified Masons who gave their lives in the Battle of the Alamo, March 6, 1836. Erected by The Grand Lodge of Texas A.F. & A.M. March 6, 1976." The plaque on the right reads, "The Birthplace of Freemasonry in West Texas, This plaque was dedicated January 15, 1946, by Alamo Lodge No. 44 A.F. & A.M. commemorating the one hundredth anniversary of the chartering of the lodge and honoring those pioneer Masons of that era who founded the lodge upon this site."
Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph

Sign for Mission San Jose

Description: Photograph of the sign at Mission San Jose in San Antonio, Texas. The sign is the National Park Service official sign commemorating Mission San Jose, the sign reads, "San Antonio Missions, National Historical Park. National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior."
Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph

The well at the Alamo

Description: Photograph of a well under a tree on the Alamo grounds in San Antonio, Texas. It is a square brick structure with wooden braces at the top. A group of unidentified persons is visible on a path in the background, as well as part of a building and a wall enclosing the grounds. The well was dug during the mission period and was in use in 1836.
Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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