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Asteraceae, Guayule, Parthenium argentatum

Description: 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.
Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Brewster County Courthouse, Alpine, historic plaque

Description: 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."
Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Building at Sul Ross State University

Description: 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.
Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Cactaceae, Arizona Barrel Cactus, Ferocactus wislizeni

Description: 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.
Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Cactaceae, Chisos Prickly Pear, Opuntia chisoensis, detail

Description: 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.
Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Cactaceae, Desert Christmas Cactus or Tasajillo, Opuntia leptocaulis

Description: 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.
Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Cactaceae, Engelmann Prickly Pear, Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii

Description: 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.
Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Cactaceae, False Strawberry Cactus, Echinocereus enneacanthus var. enneacanthus

Description: 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.
Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Cactaceae, Longpetal Echeveria, Echeveria strictiflora

Description: 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.
Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Cactaceae, Marble-fruit Prickly Pear, Opuntia strigil

Description: 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.
Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Cactaceae, Strawberry Cactus, Echinocereus stramineus

Description: 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.
Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Cactaceae, Tree Cholla, Opuntia imbricata var. imbricata

Description: Photograph of Cactaceae, Tree Cholla, Opuntia imbricata var. imbricata. It sits in a bed of small red rocks. There is a plaque in front of the plant. This photo was taken in the cactus garden at Sul Ross State University.
Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Cactus bed at Sul Ross University

Description: Photograph of a cactus bed at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas. It has many kinds of cacti in a bed of small red rocks. There are several plaques on the right side of the bed.
Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Fouquieriaceae, Ocotillo, Fouquieria splendens

Description: Photograph of the plant Fouquieriaceae, Ocotillo, Fouquieria splendens. It is surrounded by cacti, and there is a plaque on a rock that labels the plant. This photo was taken in the cactus garden at Sul Ross State University.
Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Veterans Memorial, Brewster County

Description: THIS ENDURING MONUMENT OF MARBLE WITH ATTACHED BRONZE PLAQUE IS A SYMBOL OF HONOR AND A TRIBUTE OF PRAISE FOR THE VALIANT SERVICE RENDERED BY THE MEN AND WOMEN FROM BREWSTER COUNTY WHO ANSWERED THE CALL OF DUTY IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE NATION. NOT ONLY FOR THE PROTECTION OF OUR OWN SHORES BUT ALSO THE SOVEREIGNTY OF OUR ALLIES THREATENED WITH ANNIHILATION BY THE RUTHLESS AGRESSORS. OUR DEVOTION TO FREEDOM AND LOVE FOR HUMANITY LEFT NO OTHER COURSE SO THE GRAND OLD STAR SPANGLED BANNER WAS UNFURLED IN THREE WARS. WORLD WAR I. WORLD WAR II AND THE KOREAN WAR. FACED WITH THIS TREMENDOUS TASK OUR NATION FOUGHT THE MOST ALTRUISTIC WARS OF THE CENTURY. THOUSANDS OF OUR HEROES ARE DEAD - THEY DIED FOR LIBERTY - THEY DIED FOR US AND OTHER COUNTRIES - THEY ARE AT REST - MANY SLEEP IN THE LANDS THEY MADE FREE UNDER THE FLAG THEY RENDERED STAINLESS - UNDER THE SOLEMN PINES AND THE DROOPING WILLOWS - THEY SLEEP BENEATH THE SHADOWS OF THE CLOUDS EACH IN THE WINDOW - LESS PALACE OF REST. OUR SENTIMENT FOR SOLDIERS LIVING AND DEAD: CHEERS FOR THE LIVING; TEARS FOR THE DEAD.
Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph

Veterans Memorial, Brewster County, close-up of plaque

Description: THIS ENDURING MOUNMENT OF MARBLE WITH ATTACHED BRONZE PLAQUE IS A SYMBOL OF HONOR AND A TRIBUTE OF PRAISE FOR THE VALIANT SERVICE RENDERED BY THE MEN AND WOMEN FROM BREWSTER COUNTY WHO ANSWERED THE CALL OF DUTY IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE NATION. NOT ONLY FOR THE PROTECTION OF OUR OWN SHORES BUT ALSO THE SOVEREIGNTY OF OUR ALLIES THREATENED WITH ANNIHILATION BY THE RUTHLESS AGRESSORS. OUR DEVOTION TO FREEDOM AND LOVE FOR HUMANITY LEFT NO OTHER COURSE SO THE GRAND OLD STAR SPANGLED BANNER WAS UNFURLED IN THREE WARS. WORLD WAR I. WORLD WAR II AND THE KOREAN WAR. FACED WITH THIS TREMENDOUS TASK OUR NATION FOUGHT THE MOST ALTRUISTIC WARS OF THE CENTURY. THOUSANDS OF OUR HEROES ARE DEAD - THEY DIED FOR LIBERTY - THEY DIED FOR US AND OTHER COUNTRIES - THEY ARE AT REST - MANY SLEEP IN THE LANDS THEY MADE FREE UNDER THE FLAG THEY RENDERED STAINLESS - UNDER THE SOLEMN PINES AND THE DROOPING WILLOWS - THEY SLEEP BENEATH THE SHADOWS OF THE CLOUDS EACH IN THE WINDOW - LESS PALACE OF REST. OUR SENTIMENT FOR SOLDIERS LIVING AND DEAD: CHEERS FOR THE LIVING; TEARS FOR THE DEAD.
Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph