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[Postcard image of the Brigham-San Jacinto Monument]

Description: Postcard image (souvenir) of the "Brigham-San Jacinto Monument, As seen at the unveiling on the 26 August, 1881, at the Pavilion, Galveston, Texas". Card has picture of the freestanding monument located in the interior of a building. Monument is draped by the U.S. and Texas flag on its right and left. A statue can be seen in background and a window (glare) above it. Wooden chair on far right.
Date: August 26, 1881
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

Frieze of San Jacinto Monument, Building of Industries

Description: Photograph of a portion of the frieze on the San Jacinto Monument in La Porte, Texas. The segment is labeled "Building of Industries" and depicts men with shovels and beams on the left, men on horseback herding cattle in the center, and men with an oil derrick on the right. Partial images are visible on either side, labeled "Lamar's School System" on the left and "Stephen F. Austin Undertakes Texas Colonization" on the right.
Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Partner: UNT Libraries

San Jacinto Monument

Description: Photograph of the San Jacinto Monument in La Porte, Texas. Most of the monument is visible, including the frieze near the base and the top of the column.
Date: May 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Partner: UNT Libraries

San Jacinto Monument

Description: Photograph of the San Jacinto Monument in La Porte, Texas, taken near the base looking up at the top of the monument. At the bottom of the image, a part of the frieze is visible; it depicts several men going to battle including two with a cannon, two carrying rifles, a cavalryman with a saber, a flag-bearer, and two musicians playing a flute and drum. The scene is labeled "San Jacinto Advance." Other parts of the frieze are visible on the other faces of the monument: to the left, two men with the label "Houston and Deaf Smith;" to the right, a man and woman standing in front of children seated at desks with the label "Lamar's School System."
Date: May 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Partner: UNT Libraries

Detail of frieze on the San Jacinto Monument

Description: Photograph of a portion of the frieze on the San Jacinto Monument in La Porte, Texas. The visible corner is labeled "Lamar's School System" and shows three children lined up in front of a woman holding an open book and a man standing in the background. Portions of other images are also visible.
Date: May 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Partner: UNT Libraries

San Jacinto County

Description: Map shows land patents, block and tract numbers, landowners, towns, and railroads; portions of adjacent counties where property boundaries extend beyond county limits. Scale not given.
Date: 1889
Creator: [Texas]. General Land Office.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

San Jacinto Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of San Jacinto County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:190,476] (5000 varas to 7/8 of an inch).
Date: 1914
Creator: Blau, F. G. & Terrell, O. O.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Draft of speech by John J. Herrera for San Jacinto Day - 1952]

Description: Draft of a speech by John J. Herrera to be delivered on the 116th anniversary of the battle of San Jacinto, 1952. Herrera compares the fight for Texas Independence to the war in Korea as "free peoples of the world today need to unite again and stand together, regardless of race or creed in defense of human rights."
Date: 1952
Creator: Herrera, John J.
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Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Draft of speech by John J. Herrera for San Jacinto Day - 1961-04-21]

Description: Draft of a speech by John J. Herrera for San Jacinto Day, April 21, 1961. Herrera speaks as a representative of League of United Latin American Citizens and places a wreath on the monument on their behalf as he states he has done for 22 years.
Date: April 21, 1961
Creator: Herrera, John J.
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Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument, The First Shot

Description: Photograph of engraved text at the base of the San Jacinto Monument in La Porte, Texas. There is a family walking next to the monument. Text: The first shot of the revolution of 1835-36 was fired by the Texans at Gonzales, October 2, 1835, in resistance to a demand by the Mexican soldiers for a small cannon held by the colonists. The Mexican garrison at Goliad fell October 9; the Battle of ConcepciĆ³n was won by the Texans October 28. San Antonio was captured December 10, 1835 after five days of fighting in which the indomitable Benjamin R. Milam died a hero, and the Mexican army evacuated Texas.
Date: May 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Partner: UNT Libraries