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Mission San Jose, view down the row of entryways

Description: Photograph of Mission San Jose located in San Antonio, Texas. The photo shows the view down the row of entryways into the Native American dwellings. The Mission is made of stone with a wooden canopy covering the entryways.
Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph

Mitchell County monument on courthouse grounds

Description: Mitchell County settled after Indians left Texas in 1875, one of 128 counties created (Aug. 21, 1876) from Bexar Territory covering west Texas to the panhandle and El Paso. Named for Mitchell brothers, Asa and Eli, Texas war for independence veterans. Organized Jan. 10, 1881, when the railroad came, making county seat Colorado City west Texas "mother city" and first boom town. Oil, sheep and cattle ranching center, historic sites include Comanche Indian Village, Seven Wells, Last Buffalo Watering Hole, annual events: Colorado City Frontier Roundup and Tumbleweed Festival. (1965)
Date: August 7, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph