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[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

[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
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[News Clip: LTV setter]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: February 4, 1985, 10:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 39 seconds
Creator: KXAS-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

[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

[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

[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

[News Script: Anti aircraft unit on location]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a U.S. Army anti-aircraft battalion setting up defensive positions around Carswell Air Force Base in Fort Worth, in preparation for the possibility of aerial attacks.
Date: August 27, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Twelfth St & Paseo, Kansas City, Mo.

Description: Color postcard with a picture of the the park at Twelfth and paseo in Kansas City, Missouri. There are benches, a stone wall, and an old canon along with sidewalks and landscaped gardens. On the back the correspondences reads, "Dear Mrs. Dill Just returned to Oklahoma City and reveived the letter you so kindly wrote me. Will write you in a few days when I can collect myself. Lovingly, mom. Kiss Lucy for me." It is addressed to Mrs. E.A. Dill, 527 18th St., Paris, Texas. It is postmarked Oklahoma, Okla., Jume 22, 1908.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Photograph of HSU Cannon Arizona Bill]

Description: Photograph of Sergeant First Class James Robert playing a bugle horn beside the Hardin-Simmons University “Arizona Bill” cannon. A typed note on the back of the photograph reads, "10-27-99 HSU Cannon -- S.F.C.U.S. Army James Robert ROHR Veteran's Honor Guard -- V.F.W. [Veterans of Foreign Wars] Abilene Texas."
Date: October 27, 1999
Creator: Meinhardt, Bob
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Photograph of HSU Cannon]

Description: Photograph of the Hardin-Simmons University cannon named "Arizona Bill" in honor of Kenneth "Arizona Bill" Burns. The cannon rests on a concrete slab, and several trees and a building can be seen in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Homer Petross with a Captured Anti-Tank Gun]

Description: Photograph of Homer Petross standing to the right of a captured German 7.5 cm Pak 40 (Panzerabwehrkanone 40) anti-tank gun. Petross is wearing glasses and a U.S. Army uniform. The gun is on a wheeled carriage and has a steel shield at its base. Two wooden buildings stand in the background.
Date: [1943..1945]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[German 88]

Description: Photograph of a field of dragon's teeth fortifications of the Siegfried Line in Germany. The dragon's teeth are pyramid-shaped reinforced concrete arranged in several rows that extend across the photograph and into the distance.
Date: [1943..1945]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum
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