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Alamo and grounds
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.
Alamo Centotaph, "The Spirit of Sacrifice," side view with sculpture of Defenders
Photograph of the monument in front of the Alamo, the Alamo Cenotaph, also known as "The Spirit of Sacrifice." It shows a carving of the Defenders of the Alamo on the side of the cenotaph. Buildings and a school bus are visible in the background.
Alamo memorial for the thirty-two men from Gonzales
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."
Alamo memorial for the thirty-two men from Gonzales, detail of bronze
Photograph of a close-up view of a bronze plaque on a memorial at the Alamo, showing a relief of the Alamo defenders. They march in a line towards the Alamo, and are surrounded on both sides by plants. They all carry guns.
Alamo plaque dedicated by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas
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."
Alamo Plaque honoring Adina de Zavala and Clara Driscoll
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.
American Veterans War Memorial, Comanche County
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."
Angelina County Courthouse
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.
Angelina County Courthouse
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".
Angelina County Courthouse, fountain
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.
Angelina County Peace Officers Memorial
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.
Angelina County WW I. Memorial
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."
Angelina County WW I. Memorial
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."
Annie Riggs Memorial Museum
Photograph of the Annie Riggs Memorial Museum. It is an old two-story brick building with a wrap-around porch.
Art Lies, Volume 45, Winter 2005
Journal containing essays, commentaries, and exhibition information regarding Texas artwork and other contemporary art issues.
Art Lies, Volume 46, Spring 2005
Journal containing essays, commentaries, and exhibition information regarding Texas artwork and other contemporary art issues.
Art Lies, Volume 47, Summer 2005
Journal containing essays, commentaries, and exhibition information regarding Texas artwork and other contemporary art issues.
Art Lies, Volume 48, Fall 2005
Journal containing essays, commentaries, and exhibition information regarding Texas artwork and other contemporary art issues.
Asteraceae, Guayule, Parthenium argentatum
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.
Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe (A.T.S.F.) Train Engine, #1080
Photograph of the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe (A.T.S.F.) Train Engine, #1080. The words "Safety First A.T. & S.F." are written in white paint on the side of the black train locomotive.
Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (A.T.S.F.) Wooden Baggage Cart
Photograph of an Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (A.T.S.F.) green wooden baggage cart. It's wheels and handles are rusty. It is located at the Railway Museum of San Angelo.
Baird street scene
Photograph of a street scene in Baird, Texas. Buildings line the street, and two cars are parked outside an antique shop.
Baird street scene, looking towards the Callahan County Courthouse
Photograph of a street scene in Baird, Texas, looking towards the Callahan County courthouse. Cars are parked outside buildings on both sides of the street. Several trees obscure the courthouse from view.
Baird Volunteer Fire Department, est. 1881
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."
Banner: National Aeronautics and Space Adminstration, U.S.A.
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."
Bell in town courtyard, Ballinger
Photograph of a monument with a bell. The plaque on the monument says, "Allison Bros. Ranch Bell - 1896 in memory of C. G. - E. C. - S. N. Allison." There are stone benches to the right and behind the monument.
Big Spring State Park
Photograph of a sign in Big Springs State Park. It says, "Big Springs State Park, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department." A road is visible behind a stone wall.
Brewster County Courthouse, Alpine, historic plaque
Photograph of a plaque outside the Brewster County Courthouse in Alpine, Texas. The building is made of red brick. The plaque says: "Brewster County Courthouse. Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works Project no. 9604 State Historical Survey Committee Texas courthouse building erected in 1887 when Brewster County was created. Served Buchel and Foley Counties until these areas were added to Brewster County. Courthouse Square still is community center for various events. Recorded Texas historic landmark - 1965."
Brite Building, Marfa
Photograph of the Brite Building, next to Maiya's Restaurant. A white truck is parked in front of the Brite Building. An American flag hangs above the restaurant.
Brown County Museum of History
Photograph of the Brown County Museum of History, housed in the former Brown County Jail. There is a sign that says "Brown County Museum of History" outside the building. An orange cherry picker and a ladder lead up to a man standing on the roof.
Brownwood Harvey House, Historic Plaque
Photograph of a historic plaque for the Brownwood Harvey House. It says: "Built in 1914 immediately east of Brownwood Sante Fe railroad depot, this was one of a series of restaurants operated along the Santa Fe line by the Fred Harvey Company, products of railroad agent Fred Harvey's idea to provide superior food and lodging for travelers. The Harvey House was popular from its opening day. The restaurant and hotel closed in 1937, but reopened to serve military personnel when Camp Bowie was established in World War II. It closed permanently in 1945 as passenger railroad travel declined in the era of prosperity following the war. Typical of railroad structures built in the southwest during this period by the Atchison, Topeka & Sante Fe Railroad, the structure features elements of Spanish mission revival style with its red tile hipped roof and decorative brackets." There is another plaque above the historic marker, which says: "Santa Fe Railroad Harvey House has been listed in the national register of historic places by the United States Department of the Interior. 1976."
Brownwood Sante Fe Passenger Depot
Photograph of the Brownwood Sante Fe Train depot. It is a white and brown building, with green windows and doors. There is a large yard with small trees in front of the building.
Brownwood Sante Fe Passenger Depot, Historic Plaque
Photograph of a historic plaque at the Brownwood Sante Fe Passenger Depot. It reads: "Railroad construction began in Brown County in 1884, and the first train arrived in Brownwood in 1885. This depot was designed by Jarvis Hunt of Chicago and built in 1909 by the Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe Railway Company. It accommodated traffic from a major rail junction between California and Texas and led to increased regional development. Passenger train usage peaked during World War II as 15 trains came through here daily. Architectural features include solid red brick construction with stucco finish. Broad round arches, a 7-bay primary facade and a hipped red tile roof." Another plaque above the historic one reads: "Santa Fe Railroad Depot has been listed in the national register of historic places by the United States Department of the Interior, 1976."
Building at Sul Ross State University
Photograph of a building at Sul Ross State University, current home of Museum of the Big Bend. The building is made of red brick. There are flowering trees in the yard along the sidewalk. Four columns support the overhang leading up to the front entrance.
Building at the Alamo site
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.
Burrowing owl (Athene cunicularia)
Photograph of a burrowing owl (Athene cunicularia), taken at Historic Fort Stockton.
Cactaceae, Arizona Barrel Cactus, Ferocactus wislizeni
Photograph of Cactaceae, Arizona Barrel Cactus, Ferocactus wislizeni. There are small red rocks under the cactus, and another plant can be seen in the background. This photograph was taken in the cactus garden at Sul Ross State University.
Cactaceae, Chisos Prickly Pear, Opuntia chisoensis, detail
Close-up view of Cactaceae, Chisos Prickly Pear, Opuntia chisoensis. It is a green plant with a single red flower bud, and many spines. This photo was taken in the cactus garden at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas.
Cactaceae, Desert Christmas Cactus or Tasajillo, Opuntia leptocaulis
Photograph of Cactaceae, Desert Christmas Cactus or Tasajillo, Opuntia leptocaulis. There are rocks behind and under the plant, as well as a plaque immediately in front of it. Several other desert plants can be seen in the background. This picture was taken in the cactus garden of Sul Ross State University.
Cactaceae, Engelmann Prickly Pear, Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii
Photograph of Cactaceae, Engelmann Prickly Pear, Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii. It is a large green plant with several flower buds on the left side. There is a plaque immediately under the middle of the plant, as well as one under the buds. This picture was taken in the cactus garden at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas.
Cactaceae, Engelmann Prickly Pear, Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii, detail
Close-up view of Cactaceae, Engelmann Prickly Pear, Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii. The plants are green, with white spines and red flower buds. This picture was taken in the cactus garden of Sul Ross State University.
Cactaceae, False Strawberry Cactus, Echinocereus enneacanthus var. enneacanthus
Photograph of Cactaceae, False Strawberry Cactus, Echinocereus enneacanthus var. enneacanthus. There are three cacti plants in the photo, and there is a plaque in front of the plant middle one. It is surrounded by red rocks. This picture was taken in the cactus garden at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas.
Cactaceae, Giant Fishhook Cactus, Ferocactus hamatacanthus var. hamatacanthus
Photograph of Cactaceae, Giant Fishhook Cactus, Ferocactus hamatacanthus var. hamatacanthus. Black and red rocks cover the ground. This picture was taken in the cactus garden at Sul Ross State University.
Cactaceae, Langtry Hedgehog Cactus, Echinocereus pectinatus var. wenigeri
Photograph of Cactaceae, Langtry Hedgehog Cactus, Echinocereus pectinatus var. wenigeri. The cactus is nestled between several rocks and leaves. This picture was take in the cactus garden at Sul Ross State University.
Cactaceae, Longpetal Echeveria, Echeveria strictiflora
Photograph of Cactaceae, Longpetal Echeveria, Echeveria strictiflora. The cactus has been planted in a small bricked off area. Large and small rocks cover the area, and there are two plaques on the larger rocks. This photo was taken in the cactus garden at Sul Ross State University.
Cactaceae, Marble-fruit Prickly Pear, Opuntia strigil
Photograph of Cactaceae, Marble-fruit Prickly Pear, Opuntia strigil. The cactus is at the bottom of an incline, surrounded by rocks. A plaque in front of the plant says "Cactaceae". This photo was taken in the cactus garden at Sul Ross State University.
Cactaceae, Nellie's Pincushion Cactus, Coryphantha minima
Photograph of Cactaceae, Nellie's Pincushion Cactus, Coryphantha minima. The cactus grows up between large stones. This photo was taken in the cactus garden at Sul Ross State University.
Cactaceae, Short-spined Strawberry Cactus, Echinocereus enneacanthus var. brevispinus
Photograph of Cactaceae, Short-spined Strawberry Cactus, Echinocereus enneacanthus var. brevispinus. The plant is light green with many spines. It sits in a bed of small red rocks. This photo was taken in the cactus garden at Sul Ross State University.
Cactaceae, Short-spined Strawberry Cactus, Echinocereus enneacanthus var. brevispinus
Photograph of Cactaceae, Short-spined Strawberry Cactus, Echinocereus enneacanthus var. brevispinus. It is a small, spiny green cactus, which sits in a bed of small red rocks. This picture was taken in the cactus garden at Sul Ross State University.
Cactaceae, Strawberry Cactus, Echinocereus stramineus
Photograph of Cactaceae, Strawberry Cactus, Echinocereus stramineus. It is a small, spiny green plant. Where the spines meet, they turn slightly reddish. The cactus sits in a bed of medium sized white rocks. This photo was taken in the cactus garden at Sul Ross State University.