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[Governor's Mansion]

Description: Print of the Texas Governor's Mansion from the southeast showing the front elevation and south elevation, the grounds, and a trellis to the left of the steps. The mansion is partially obscured by young trees. A large bush sits near the walkway on the right. The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant during this time in 1905 was Governor S.W.T. Lanham. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.
Date: 1905?
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Governor's Mansion with fence]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion front elevation, landscaping, and ironwork fence with whitewashed brick wall reading "Governor's Mansion" with an ironwork star in the wall. The shutters are open to the bare tree branches. The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant here in 1971 was Governor Preston Smith. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.
Date: 1971
Creator: Horberger, Carl
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Governor's Mansion with trees]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion from northeast looking at the front of the mansion partially obscured by trees. The upper porch is screened. There are leaves strewn on the lawn. The steps on the walkway are flanked by urns and the sidewalk is visible in the foreground. A flag pole is mostly obscured by a tree on the right, but the state flag can be seen reaching above the topmost branches. The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.
Date: [1930..1959]
Creator: Boone
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Original Creed Taylor House

Description: The Creed Taylor house is featured in this photo. Photographed are (first row left to right) Willie Lightfoot Fraesier, Pearl Lorenz, Oliver Lightfoot and Adolph Houseton; (second row left to right) Eunice Ware, John Peter Lorenz, Sr., Wilhelmina Schell Lorenz, Lena Lorenz, Katie Lorenz, John Peter Lorenz, Jr.
Date: unknown
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

The National Register of Historic Places

Description: Pamphlet describing the purpose of the U.S. National Register of Historic Places and process for suggesting new additions. It includes information about preservation assistance, cultural resource planning, criteria for evaluating the significance of properties, state and federal nomination processes, as well as publications and other resources, with a list of state and federal preservation officers.
Date: unknown
Creator: National Register of Historic Places
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Nominating Properties to the National Register of Historic Places

Description: Information sheet published by the Texas Historical Commission National Register Programs describing the National Register of Historic places. It includes an explanation of the Register with sections on categories for nominations, criteria for evaluation, and nomination procedures in Texas.
Date: October 1995
Creator: Texas Historical Commission.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[WASP at Landmark]

Description: Photograph of a WASP in uniform standing near a fence overlooking what appears to be some sort of monument or landmark. A domed building and a scene of hills and mountains can be seen int he background.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Star Memorial]

Description: Photograph of a monument or landmark created on a hill that is composed of a garden-like area in the shape of a star. A forested area can be seen in the background, and the photo is taken from a high angle.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum
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