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[A row of statues overlooking the Pacific Ocean near Point Lobos in California, 3]

Description: Photograph of a row of classical statues overlooking the Pacific Ocean near Point Lobos in California, imported by millionaire Adolph Sutro, from Belgium just before the 20th century. The statues rested on the parapet at Sutro Heights.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[A row of statues overlooking the Pacific Ocean near Point Lobos in California, 2]

Description: Photograph of a row of classical statues overlooking the Pacific Ocean near Point Lobos in California, imported by millionaire Adolph Sutro, from Belgium just before the 20th century. The statues rested on the parapet at Sutro Heights.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Mayfest]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: May 5, 1979, 5:30 p.m.
Duration: 2 minutes 16 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Dallas Memorial]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: May 29, 1978, 10:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 16 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[U.S. Artillery Crew in Action]

Description: Postcard image of an unidentified U.S. Army Artillery Crew firing a small artillery gun. The caption on the postcard reads: Artillery in Action on Mexican Border. There is no accompanying information that can be used to identify the individual soldiers nor the exact location.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Armored Train]

Description: Postcard image of an 'Armored Train'. A field artillery piece, of an unknown model, sits on top of this Mexican railroad car, or tren de ferrocarril, and is headed towards an unknown destination. A large group of Mexican spectators has gathered to get a better look at the canon. Two Mexican men appear to be guarding the artillery piece. There is an electric street lamp in the middle of the picture.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[U.S. Army Artillery Cannon]

Description: Postcard depicting a 4 inch gun ready to fire. Several of the soldiers can be seen looking directly at the camera. At a distance and to the left another artillery team can be seen.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Mountain Howitzer in Action]

Description: Postcard of a Mountain Howitzer in action. This unidentified artillery team is preparing to fire the Howitzer. The man standing closest to the Howitzer is a non-commissioned officer. The soldiers ranking of Sergeant is noted by the three chevrons on the right upper arm sleeve of his uniform.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[4.7 Inch Gun M1906]

Description: The postcard captions reads: "Firing 4.7” Gun. W. H. Horne Co. El Paso, Tex." The 4.7 inch Field Gun M1906 was designed and issued by the US Army Ordnance Department in 1906. There is no accompanying information to positively identify the troops in the postcard or the exact location of this event. The postcard is addressed to J.R. Teague, Framingham Massachusetts, 114 Hollis Av. The postcard is postmarked El Paso, Texas, February 13, 1918, 2 PM.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[First Regiment of Artillery, Company E]

Description: Aerial photograph of an artillery camp. The two crossed cannons signify that the flags belong to an artillery unit. There is a river in the background with a few people gathered at the river’s edge. There is also an unidentified settlement on the other side of this river.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Soldiers Ready for Action]

Description: Postcard of soldiers ready for action in the desert. A group of eight men in uniform are gathered around a cannon. Three of the men crouch in front of the cannon, which is pointed toward the camera. Cloth tents are visible in the background. Mountains are also visible in the background. To the left, a soldier stands by himself behind the group. Behind the men, the ground has been disturbed and contains debris. Two dark X's are marked at the top of the mountains.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Brownsville, Texas: Gladys Porter Zoo, the Battle of Palo Alto, and South Padre Island]

Description: This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in Brownsville, Texas. The video begins in Brownsville's Gladys Porter Zoo and Wildlife Sanctuary, where the camera crew films: lemurs, lions, giraffes, antelopes, tortoises, chimpanzees, monkeys, hummingbirds, gorillas, a Texas Sable Palm jungle, and flamingos. The zoo's Deputy Director Zoologist, Pat Birchfield, and the Sanctuary Manager, Rose Farmer, discuss wildlife in the region. Next, Heritage Historian Walter Plitt lists and describes various sites of historical importance in the Brownsville area, including the Battlefield of Palo Alto, where his interview takes place. He discusses the battle which took place there--the first of the Mexican-American War--and the strategic movements of the Mexican Army, led by Gen. Mariano Arista, and the U.S. Army, led by Gen. Zachary Taylor, during the course of the battle. The video ends on South Padre Island, and this last segment of video shows the Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway, Port Isabel lighthouse, and the resort and market activity of the city of South Padre Island. Other footage in the video includes Brownsville Museum and the Southern Lines Pacific Railroad Passenger Depot building.
Date: unknown
Duration: 2 hours 40 seconds
Partner: UNT Media Library
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[News Clip: Cannon]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV television station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story.
Date: November 10, 1967
Duration: 1 minute 11 seconds
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Mexia, Texas: Confederate Reunion Grounds and Comanche Chief Quanah Parker]

Description: This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in Mexia, Texas. The film covers: the the Confederate Reunion Grounds, now a Texas Historical Landmark; recreational activity on the Navasota River; and the legend of Quanah Parker. The first segment of video shows the Confederate Reunion Grounds, which were established in 1889. Tom Fisher, who is the Park Manager of the Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historical Park and the Park Manager of Fort Parker State Historical Park, explains the historical reenactments and mock Civil War battles that are held at the Reunion Grounds. The Historical Marker, cannon, pavilion, and Miss Mamie Kennedy's 1914 Confederate Flirtation Walk trail are shown. In the next segment of the video, people fish, use paddleboats, motorboats, and innertubes on the Navasota River. There are intermittent scenes of oil pumpjacks and barrel-racing horseback riders. The last section of the film shows Fort Parker, black and white photographs of the town of Mexia, and an interview with Jan Harrison, who explains the legend of Cynthia Ann Parker and the Comanche chief, Quanah Parker.
Date: unknown
Duration: 1 hour 22 minutes 07 seconds
Partner: UNT Media Library

[Letter from Josephus C. Moore, January 1, 1862]

Description: Letter from Josephus C. Moore discussing news of the war. He writes that it does not seem likely that there will be peace soon, that troops are constantly arriving from the South, and that the Chief Engineer has been testing the large cannon.
Date: January 1, 1862
Creator: Moore, Josephus C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Brian Wind in Military Uniform]

Description: Photograph of a young adult, identified as Brian Wind, in a military uniform standing in the snow. His hands are placed firmly on his sides and he smiles at the camera. An extravagant two-story house is behind him. To his right, a pile of cannonballs have been stacked on the snow. Photograph most likely comes from World War I era.
Date: [1910..1925]
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Transcript of Chain of Correspondence between the Commissioners of Texas, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a Chain of Correspondence between the Commissioners of Texas, in which the commissioners discuss a proposal to travel to purchase a steamboat for protection of the coastlines and to ensure safe transportation of troops, immigrants and supplies. Over the course of the correspondence, the commissioners agree on the total amount and terms of the loan that will pay for the vessel.
Date: January 21, 1836
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
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