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War memorial - Mitchell County

Description: MAURIECE R MACKEY NAT. L. MANN JACK McDOWELL BOBBY C. MILLER WILLIAM A. MOHLER WYATT B. MOORE LYNN R. MORRISON ROBERT H. MOSER JAMES E. NUNN VIVIAN PHILLIPS EVERETT A. POND RAYMOND E. PRICE JACK A. REID OREN M. RICHARDSON ANDREW B. ROBERTSON, JR. VAN C. SAWYER CURTIC SCOTT CORKEY SHEPPARD DON K. SHEPPARD PAUL F. STEADMAN HOMER M. TILLER HIRAM W. VENUS WELDON W. WARE PERCY C. WHITLOCK WALTER W. WILSON, JR. LESLIE WOOD JACKSON H. WYATT WILSON WYATT KEREAN CONFLICT AUBREY LEE BENSON VIETNAM CONFLICT ROBERT W. COOPER ROBERT O. DAVIS RICHARD KAYSER GERALD H. MARTIN MANUEL G. MARTINEZ RALPH M. SMITH GLENN STANDEFER
Date: August 7, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

War memorial - Mitchell County

Description: WORLD WAR I TORRANCE A. ALLISON ALLEN G. BIRMINGHAM WILLIAM E. BOHANNON JOHN H. BROWN ARNETT DANIELS JOHN ESTES R.S.GARLAND OREN C. HOOKER JUNIUS MERRITT J.S.PETERS CONNER POSEY JESSE J. UZZLE BILL M. WILLIAMS SID WIMBERLEY ANDY WRIGHT WORLD WAR II FRANK P. BLASSINGAME JAMES BODINE JOEL W. BRADLEY R.H.BREITHAUPT REBECCA A. BRITTON ROY E. BROOKSHIRE LEON H. CALLAN LAWTON B. CALLISON HAROLD A. CAPELLUTO RAYMOND CASTILLO SIDNEY G. CHURCHILL WILLARD I. CRANEILL J.D. DODSON JOHN M. DOSS LEWIS E. DUKE J.C. FORBUS HARRELL W. FULLER ROBERT R. GOUGE GORDON R. GRANT TEDE HALE DONALD W. HALL VELTON C. HAMPTON WILLIAM E. HARDEGREE DANIEL W. HARDIN CLARENCE H. HARREL BURNHARD K. HART HENRY J. HENLEY JOHN W. HODGES, JR. ANTON H. HOHERTZ MANN JARNIGAN CLARENCE B. JENNINGS DICK L. JONES LOMAX W. JONES TOMAS LARES WILLIAM R. LONG JOSE C. LUERA
Date: August 7, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

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

Veterans Memorial, Presidio County

Description: Veterans Memorial, Presidio County. IN REVERENT AND ENDURING MEMORY OF ALL AMERICANS WHO FOUGHT FOR A NEW WORLD OF FREEDOM AND PEACE. GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS. THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS. JOHN 15:13 DEDICATED JULY 4, 1960. MARFA HISTORY CLUB
Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

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.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Pecos County WW I Memorial, close-up of plaque

Description: Pecos County WW I Memorial, plaque with names. PECOS COUNTY'S CONTRIBUTION 1917 - TO THE WORLD WAR - 1919 ABLE, J.D. HOEFS, E.G. PRYOR, IKE T. ACHTERBERG, ALBERT J. HOLLOWAY, E.H. PYLE, F.B. ACHTERBERG, GEORGE ISAAC, JOHN J. PYLE, T.H. BARR, R.E. JACKSON, BARNEY QUINTELA, JOSE BENNETT, R.A. JACKSON, H.L. RIGGS, STERLING BRAGG, W.R. JACKSON, JOE RIGGS, WALTER BROWN, W.L. JACKSON, MARK REDWINE, W.C. BROYLES, JACK JACKSON, W.C. RIGSBEE, JAMES E. BROYLES, JAMES JACKSON, O.K. ROONEY, PHILIP BURKETT, GEORGE JAMESON, W.C. ROONEY, O.A. CAMP, JO W. JESSUP, D.M. ROONEY, V.L. CAMPOS, ALBERTO JOHNS, URBAN ROTAN, GARNETTE CANNON, O.C. JOHNSON, T.W. RIZ, LEANDRO CASTRO, LIBRO LAKE, J.E. RYAN, B.H. CHIPMAN, E. LAMBERT, J.E. RYAN, J.W. COFFEY, W.L. LANG, C.H. SANDERSON, PRYOR CONNER, J.R. LEWIS, THEODORE SCOTT, WILL COSTELLO, JOSE LIGON, ASTIN SHARP, J.M. COWGILL, F. LIGON, LLOYD SHEDD, OWEN DACY, J. LIGON, E.B. SMITH, B.G. DAKAN, B.B. LITTLE, R.L. SMITH, L.S. DALTON, R. LIVINGSTON, H.R. STARNES, W.V. DAMS, M.A. LYLE, G.C. STONE, FRANCIS DAVIS, J.A. MAPES, EMMET STONE, L.W. DEES, A.H. MARINES, JOSE SULLIVAN, J.L. DUNCAN, F.C. MASON, H.F. SUMMERALL, GILES DURAN, M. MARTIN, CHARLIE TEN EYCK, ALFRED ELLIOTT, C.H. MARTIN, W.A. THEN EYCK, WILLIAM E. FARRIS, C.L. MARTIN, W.L. THOMPSON, C.L. FLORES, MANUEL McCALLUM, F.A. THOMPSON, C.P. FORD, S.P. McDOWELL, A.W. THOMPSON, MELVIN FRY, F.E. McKEE, J.R. TURNEY, M.L. FRY, S. McQUARTERS, R.B. UNKEFER, C.R. FUENTES, R. MENDEL, H.D. WALDO, A.W. FULCHER, A.W. METZGAR, R.H. WALKER, K.B. FREET, A.T. METCALF, CONDREY WALKER, L.R. FLETCHER, BOB MOFFETT, J.D. WATSON, E.L. GARCIA, S.R. MOORE, JOHN WHEELER, HENRY GILMAN, C.E. MOORE, W.L. WESTERMAN, W.B. GIRVIN, E.R. MUSGRAVE, W.W. WEVER, RALPH GIVEN, R.A. NEAL, J.R. WILBANK, W.H. GLENN, W.D. NIMON, E.J. WILBURN, C.A. GRABLE, H.M. ONSURES, SEBERO WILEY, J.B. GRAEFF, WALTER PASCHAL, J.H. WILLIAMS, C.W. HALLFORD, E.W. PINA, SOTERO WILLIAMS, E.R. HALLFORD, JOE PENA, ...
Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Plaque taken from the Old Stacy Bridge, Coleman & McCulloch County

Description: Plaque taken from the Old Stacy Bridge, Coleman County. "Built by Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Co. Hess and Skinner Agts. Leavenworth Kansas. McCulloch County Judge Harvey Walker, McCulloch County Commissioners Joe Williams, J. J. Armor, J.L. Smith, H. E. McBride, W. S. Dickenson, J. R. Gault, J. P. Sheridan. Coleman County Judge T. J. White, Coleman County Commissioners Jno. R. Havens, S.H. Brown, J. M. Parker, D. T. Chllis. Taken from Old Stacy Bridge 1962."
Date: August 1, 2005
Partner: UNT Libraries