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View in the Ruins of the Alamo.

Description: Hand-colored engraved print of the Alamo cut from an unknown bound volume. The text under the picture reads: "Never, in the world's history, had defense been more heroic; it has scarcely been equaled, save at the Pass of Thermopylae." -- Page 341.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Aerial Photograph of North Alamo]

Description: Photograph of a portion of north Alamo, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by San Juan Road (on the left) and Alamo Road (on the right), and north of FM 495. Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: John Closner Sub., and Alamo Land and Sugar Co.
Date: November 4, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of Southeast San Juan and South Alamo between San Juan and Alamo Roads]

Description: Photograph of a portion of southeast San Juan, Texas and south Alamo, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by San Juan (on the left) and Alamo Roads (on the right), and north of the levee. Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: Alamo Land and Sugar Co., John Closner Sub., and San Juan Gardens Sub.
Date: October 26, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of Alamo and East San Juan]

Description: Photograph of a portion San Juan, Texas and Alamo, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by San Juan Road (on the left) and Alamo Road (on the right), and around Expressway 83 which runs along the center of the photograph. Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: Alamo Land and Sugar Co., John Closner Sub., and The Lott Tr.
Date: November 4, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Photograph of the Alamo]

Description: Photograph of the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, with the front end of a car visible in the lower right of the picture. The photograph was purchased at the Thomas J. "Tommie" Suits estate sale in Waco, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gildersleeve, Fred
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Design for a Spoon.

Description: Design patent for a souvenir spoon typical or representative of the state of Texas; "The leading feature of [the] design is a head and bust of Davy Crockett, which forms the outer and wide end of the handle...About the middle of the shank and projecting on each side of the same is the lone star, while on the bowl of the spoon is a representation of the old building known as the 'Alamo'" (lines 14-22).
Date: August 23, 1892
Creator: Hughes, Joseph A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Speech at Tribune Tower]

Description: Photograph of a man standing, giving a speech to a crowd about the stone of the Alamo at Tribune Tower in Chicago. He is visible from the chest up. He holds papers in his hands and speaks into a microphone.
Date: August 23, 1933
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Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Transfer of Alamo Stone to Tribune Tower]

Description: Photograph of a man standing, giving a speech to a crowd about the stone of the Alamo at Tribune Tower. Various people in the crowd are looking back at the camera. Kohler Company is behind the crowd and Fannie May candies are advertised in a window.
Date: August 23, 1933
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Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Transfer of Alamo Stone to Tribune Tower]

Description: Photograph of a man standing, giving a speech to a crowd about the stone of the Alamo at Tribune Tower. The photograph was taken from across the street on a 2nd or 3rd story. Various people in the crowd are looking back at the camera. A large carved arched entryway to the tower is visible behind the crowd.
Date: August 23, 1933
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Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Alamo Stone at the Tribune Tower]

Description: Photograph of three men observing the stone of the Alamo at the Chicago Tribune building. All of them are wearing a suits, the first and third being dark, and the middle being light colored. One man reaches out and touches the stone.
Date: August 23, 1933
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Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library