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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.
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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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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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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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[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.
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Cactaceae, Longpetal Echeveria, Echeveria strictiflora

Description: Photograph of Cactaceae, Longpetal Echeveria, Echeveria strictiflora. The cactus has been planted in a small bricked off area. Large and small rocks cover the area, and there are two plaques on the larger rocks. 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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Cactaceae, Strawberry Cactus, Echinocereus stramineus

Description: Photograph of Cactaceae, Strawberry Cactus, Echinocereus stramineus. It is a small, spiny green plant. Where the spines meet, they turn slightly reddish. The cactus sits in a bed of medium sized white rocks. 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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