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Alamo

Description: Copy negative of the front of the Alamo with a Texas flag flying on the left, a courtyard in front, and a family standing by the entrance.
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

The well at the Alamo

Description: Photograph of a well under a tree on the Alamo grounds in San Antonio, Texas. It is a square brick structure with wooden braces at the top. A group of unidentified persons is visible on a path in the background, as well as part of a building and a wall enclosing the grounds. The well was dug during the mission period and was in use in 1836.
Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Postcard of Alamo Museum]

Description: Postcard of the Alamo from the right side, a cannon sitting in the courtyard. The back of the postcard adds, "Museum at the Alamo San Antonio, Texas Erected in 1718 as a church and fortress, it became the symbol of Texas independence. During the Texas-Mexican Independence War in 1836, it was defended and lost to the last Texan. Soon "Remember the Alamo" became synonymous with Texas independence."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Alamo Entrance 2]

Description: Postcard of the stone carved Alamo's face, with red flowers blooming from a large bush on the left side. The back of the postcard adds, "The Alamo. The sacred Alamo stands within the very heart of the business district of the city of San Antonio. It was erected in 1718 by the Franciscan Monks and was originally the Chapel of the Mission of San Antonio de Balera. It was within the gray stone walls of the quaint old Chapel, March 6, 1836, that Travis, Bonham, Bowie, Crockett, and 182 unsung heroes gave their lives in the defense of Texas liberty."
Date: unknown
Creator: Gene Aiken
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Front Facade of Texas Alamo]

Description: Photograph of the front facade of the Texas Alamo, taken from the right side of the building. A uniformed officer and several unidentified people are near the building. and pictures a security guard and several tourists in front of the building. A Texas flag is flying from a pole at the left corner of the Alamo and another building is partially visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Streng, Evelyn Fiedler
Location Info:
Partner: Texas Lutheran University

[Transcript of Letter, April 20, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter, on April 20, 1835, noting the receipt of letters from Captain Antonio Tenorio, which discuss the lack of resources and criticisms in Galveston. The author asks for money from the government to give to the battalion in Galveston.
Date: April 20, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History