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[Sam Houston's Cabin]

Description: Photograph of Sam Houston's log cabin. The cabin is a brown wooden building with a rectangular door. There are large pots outside the cabin and a white picket fence extends across the background of the photo.
Date: December 1948
Creator: Streng, Evelyn Fiedler
Partner: Texas Lutheran University

[Sam Houston's Home]

Description: Photograph of Sam Houston's home in Huntsville, Texas. The house is a white wooden building with rectangular windows and a breezeway in the middle of the building.
Date: December 1948
Creator: Streng, Evelyn Fiedler
Partner: Texas Lutheran University

[Postcard of Barton House in Salado, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a two-story stone and wood house with a rust-red roof and a small, slightly raised, covered porch at the front right of the house. Groups of trees surround the house on all sides, partially obscuring the front of the house. The second story has three wood-framed windows, and a small stone chimney stack sits on the left side of the roof. A green, grassy lawn stretches out in front of the house, while large white clouds are visible in the blue sky above. On the back are postcard markings and a brief paragraph detailing the history of the house.
Date: 1980
Creator: Spiller, Doug
Location Info:
Partner: Salado Public Library

[News Script: Sam's house]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the home of General Sam Houston deteriorating due to thousands of people visiting the home annually and little money from the state being appropriated for its upkeep.
Date: January 15, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Base of Statue]

Description: Photograph of the text engraved on the base of a statue of Sam Houston in Huntsville, Texas. Plants and a building are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument, On This Field

Description: Photograph of an engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument in La Porte. It reads: "On this field on April 21, 1836 the army of Texas commanded by General Sam Houston, and accompanied by the Secretary of War, Thomas J. Rusk, attacked the larger invading army of Mexicans under General Santa Anna. The battle line from left to right was formed by Sidney Sherman's regiment, Edward Burleson's regiment, the artillery commanded by George W. Hockley, Henry Millard's infantry and the cavalry under Mirabeau B. Lamar. Sam Houston led the infantry charge."
Date: May 2, 2005
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Partner: UNT Libraries