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In the Shadow of History

Description: Collection of Texan and Mexican folklore, including stories about the Navajo Indians, the Alamo, Jim Bowie, various folk characters, tortilla making, and other humorous anecdotes. The index begins on page 181.
Date: 1980
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

[News Script: Alamo]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story. This story aired at 12am.
Date: 1969-04-01T24:00:00
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Statistics and Information Concerning the State of Texas

Description: This book covers statistical information for the state of Texas. It includes "great inducements for the investment of capital, health for the invalid, interesting sights and scenes for the tourist and pleasure seeker, broad fields of research for the historian, unsurpassed hunting grounds for the sportsman, and other resources waiting to be unlocked by the key of capital in the hands of labor and industry" (title page).
Date: 1890
Creator: Missouri Pacific Railway Company
Partner: UNT Libraries

[News Script: Viva Max]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story. This story aired at 6pm.
Date: April 1, 1969, 6:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

San Antonio de Bexar: A Guide and History

Description: This book serves as a guide and historical sketch of San Antonio, Texas. It includes descriptions of county and church records, interviews with memorable Texans, a discussion of the benefits of San Antonio climate to individuals suffering from lung disease, as well as descriptions of local churches, schools, public halls, parks and other establishments. Sidney Lanier's Historical Sketch is included beginning on page 68.
Date: 1890
Creator: Corner, William
Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries

[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

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin, Branch T. Archer, William H. Wharton to David G. Burnet, July 21, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin, Branch T. Archer, and William H. Wharton to David G. Burnet, on July 21, 1836, giving a brief overview of their attempts to raise money and volunteers in the United States while the revolution continues in Texas.
Date: July 21, 1836
Creator: Austin, Stephen F.; Archer, Branch T. & Wharton, William H.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

"The Alamo"

Description: Map of the Alamo showing the "Ground plan compiled from drawings by Capt. B. Green Jameson, Texan Army, January, 1826,Col. Ignacio de Labastida, Mexican Army, March, 1836, Capt. Ruben M. Potter, United States Army, 1841."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Links Chapter Documentation: Invitation with Some Conference Highlights]

Description: This invitation to an upcoming conference in San Antonio, Texas was created by the publicity committee of the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. The conference will highlight San Antonio landmarks such as the Tower of the Americas and the Alamo. The chapter will also host a party at the conference with a fiesta theme.
Date: 196X
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

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

The Texas Centennial: The Alamo

Description: Pamphlet about the Texas Centennial celebrations and information about the state including the Centennial Gateway in Dallas, Texas missions, landmarks in south and west Texas, the Texas mountains, as well as other geographic features and points of interest. This issue includes a photograph of the Alamo, "Cradle of Texas Liberty," in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: 1935
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
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