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San Jacinto Monument

Description: Photograph of the San Jacinto Monument in La Porte, Texas. The entire monument is visible; there are people walking in the foreground.
Date: May 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Front View of The Alamo

Description: Photograph of the front view of the Alamo, taken in the morning from across the street, in San Antonio, Texas. Taken from an angle, part of the building to the left is also visible. Visitors walk the grounds surrounding the Alamo.
Date: May 3, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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The Alamo

Description: Photograph of the exterior of the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas at 9 am. A tall building can be seen in the background, and several people stand on the sidewalk. There is a flagpole to the right of the photo flying a Texas flag.
Date: May 3, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Front View of The Alamo

Description: Photograph of the front of the Alamo, taken from an angle, in San Antonio, Texas. Visitors walk around the grounds; some take photos. Grass that is roped off leads to the front door of the Alamo.
Date: May 3, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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The Alamo

Description: Photograph of the exterior of the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas at 9 am. Tourists stand on the sidewalk outside the building. Orange traffic cones line the curb. A flagpole flying a Texas flag stands to the left of the building. A tall building can be seen behind the trees to the right of the Alamo. It has a sign that say "Crockett Hotel".
Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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[Letter from the Alamo]

Description: Photograph of a plaque inscribed with a letter from the Alamo on the grass somewhere in San Antonio, Texas. The letter is from William B. Travis to the citizens of Texas, telling them of the situation at the Alamo.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

The Alamo

Description: Photograph of the ruins of the buildings surrounding the Alamo. The buildings are made of stone, and two windows with wooden bars have been cut into the stone. There are two plaque on the far left of the back wall, and one around the left corner. The building has been roped off, and there is a marker inside the roped off area. Tree branches are visible above the building, and a taller building can be seen in the background.
Date: May 3, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Alamo and grounds

Description: Photograph of the Alamo and its grounds. A security guard stands with his hands behind his back on the left side of the photo. Tourists inspect plaques on the right side of the photo. Other buildings can be seen in the background.
Date: May 3, 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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Monument in front of the Alamo

Description: Photograph of a side view of the monument in front of the Alamo, honoring the Defenders of the Alamo, located in San Antonio Texas. The upright part of the monument includes a statue of a man with his arms raised to the sky and two people kneeling near his feet. The inclined portion of the monument includes a carving of a torch angled toward the kneeling people. Text at the base of the upright portion of the monument says, "From the fire that burned their bodies rose the eternal spirit of sublime heroic sacrifice which gave birth to an empire state."
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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[Monument in Front of the Alamo]

Description: Photograph of a monument, depicting a naked man with both arms raised up, in front of the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas. Buildings and trees are visible in the background.
Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph

Barracks at the Alamo

Description: Photograph of the outside wall of the barracks located on the grounds of the Alamo, located in San Antonio, Texas. The photograph is taken from Alamo Plaza of the outside of the barracks. The front of the Alamo is visible in the background, as well as trees located behind the barracks inside the Alamo grounds.
Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph

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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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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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

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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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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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.
Item Type: Photograph
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