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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.
Partner: UNT Libraries

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.
Partner: UNT Libraries

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.
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Partner: UNT Libraries

Cactaceae, Brown-spined Prickly Pear, Opuntia phaeacantha

Description: Photograph of Cactaceae, Brown-spined Prickly Pear, Opuntia phaeacantha. The plant is green, with many red flower buds growing on it. There is a plaque under the plant that labels it, and another on the far left side of the photo. This photo was taken in the cactus garden at Sul Ross State University.
Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Partner: UNT Libraries

Cactaceae, Chisos Prickly Pear, Opuntia chisoensis

Description: Photograph of Cactaceae, Chisos Prickly Pear, Opuntia chisoensis. There are red rocks covering the ground around the plant, and a few flower buds to the right. There is a plaque at the bottom of the photo that labels the cactus. This photo was taken in the cactus garden at Sul Ross State University.
Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Partner: UNT Libraries

[Western Lace Cactus in a Cactus Garden]

Description: Photograph of an area in the cactus garden at Sul Ross State University. A marker near the bottom of the image says "Cactaceae, Western Lace Cactus, Echinocereus reichenbachii var. perbellus" and is labelling several small, barrel-shaped cacti in front of some bushes. In the background, there is a young man reading a book on the steps leading to a building.
Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

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.
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Partner: UNT Libraries

Big Bend Ranch State Park: Discovery Map

Description: This is a fractal map of the Big Bend Ranch State Park located in West Texas. Provided on the map are several scenic photographs portraying some of the most iconic regions of the park. Provided on the map is a legend detailing amenity locations within the park. Also on the map are the routes of the various routes and trails throughout the expansive park.
Date: January 2013
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
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Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Officers]

Description: Copy negative of two United States Generals talking to one another. The officers are shown in uniform. They are standing in front of a brick wall that appears to be a part of a broken down building.
Date: unknown
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Map of the Lower Part of Brewster County, Texas 1916-1930]

Description: Reproduction of a hand-drawn map of part of Brewster County, Texas in the Big Bend region. It includes several annotations and identifies families and ranches in lower Brewster County Texas between 1916 and 1930, WWI quicksilver mines, and provides information on the Glenn Springs Raid of 1916.
Date: unknown
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981
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Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

Candelilla wax plant & U. S. Cavalry presence at Glenn Springs, Texas, 1916. Picture

Description: Account of attack of Mexican raiders on Glenn Spring, Texas May 5, 1916. The documentation was compiled and illustrated by photojournalist W. D. Smithers in 1961. Includes information on production of candelilla wax at the Ellis and Wood wax factory in Glenn Spring between 1911 and 1916.
Date: 1961
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

Crabapple Creek Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 1979
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department