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[Plaque at San Antonio Mission]

Description: Photograph of a plaque about the founding and the origin of the name of the San Antonio mission in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries

[The Defense of the Alamo]

Description: Photograph of a plaque describing the defense of the Alamo, on the ground in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Plaque to the Brazos River Authority]

Description: Plaque to the Brazos River Authority. "In grateful appreciation for the work done in 1963 to halt the erosion of Washington State Park along the banks of the Brazos River. Presented March 2, 1964 by Mrs. Moody Northen in behalf of the Texas Independence Day Organization."
Date: March 2, 1964
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Red Ribbon Rally in League Park]

Description: Photograph of people gathered near the gazebo in League Park. A historical plaque on League City is visible in the foreground. The Houston Express passenger train is visible just beyond the crowd of people, who are in town for the Red Ribbon Rally, an event that was part of a city-wide Drug Awareness Week put on by League City.
Date: October 24, 1990
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Red Ribbon Rally in League Park]

Description: Photograph of people gathered near the gazebo in League City Park. A historical plaque on League City is visible in the foreground. The Houston Express passenger train is visible just beyond the crowd of people, who are in town for the Red Ribbon Rally, an event that was part of a city-wide Drug Awareness Week put on by League City. The event was held in League Park.
Date: October 24, 1990
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Unveiling of the Walter Hall Park Plaque]

Description: Photograph of Walter Hall standing with others next to the dedication plaque at the Walter Hall Park dedication ceremony. The plaque is a rectangular, marble slab etched with information on the park. It reads, "Walter Hall Park, dedicated October 18, 1985, in recognition of Walter Hall for his devotion to the citizens of Galveston County." Below that is a list of names associated with the Commissioners Courts and Galveston County Beach Park Board. Walter Hall is the elderly man standing directly to the left of the plaque, wearing a light-gray suit.
Date: October 18, 1985
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Plaque Reception at Walter Hall Park]

Description: Photograph of Walter Hall and an unidentified man holding up a plaque given to him at the Walter Hall Park dedication ceremony. The plaque has a clear glass panel and a black frame. It holds three pieces of gold-bordered paper that are set in the frame individually.
Date: October 18, 1985
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Plaque Reception at Walter Hall Park]

Description: Photograph of Walter Hall holding up a plaque given to him at the Walter Hall Park dedication ceremony. The plaque has a clear glass panel and a black frame. It holds three pieces of gold-bordered paper that are set in the frame individually. An unidentified man in a blue-gray suit watches him from behind a wooden podium. A few people seated behind Walter Hall are partially visible.
Date: October 18, 1985
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Plaque Reception at Walter Hall Park]

Description: Photograph of Walter Hall accepting a plaque from an unidentified man at the Walter Hall Park dedication ceremony. To their right is a wooden podium. A few people seated behind them are partially visible.
Date: October 18, 1985
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Man Presenting Woman with an Award]

Description: Black and white negative of a man and a woman standing at a table on top of which a portable podium, a stack of papers, and a water pitcher sit. The man, who is standing behind the podium, is wearing glasses and a suit. He is presenting a plaque to the woman on the left, who is wearing glasses and has short, curly hair. A microphone on a stand is set between them. Behind them a thick curtain is visible.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Runnels County Courthouse, plaque

Description: "Runnels County Courthouse, constructed here 1888-89, after hotly-contested battle with Runnels City for County Seat. (County had been organized 1880.) Structures stands on one of the largest courthouse squares in Texas - 2 city blocks. Plot set aside prior to town lot sale by Sante Fe Railroad, June 29, 1886. In 1941, extensive remodeling modernized building. Two wings were added and old quarry (South of town on Colorado River) was opened to provide matching stone. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1967."
Date: August 1, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries

Charles H. Noyes Monument, Runnels County, rear plaque

Description: Photograph of a plaque at the rear of the Charles H. Noyes monument. It says, "Erected in memory of Chas. H. Noyes by his parents, Lula and Gus Noyes. Chas. H. Noyes. Born in Texas December 30, 1895. Died from an accidental fall with his horse at his father's ranch in Concho County, Texas, February 11, 1917. Gone from us but not forgotten. Never shall thy memory fade, sweetest thoughts shall ever linger around the spot where thou art laid. Is death an eternal sleep or shall we meet again?"
Date: August 1, 2005
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries

Charles H. Noyes Monument, Runnels County, plaque

Description: Photograph of the Charles H. Noyes monument plaque, located on the Runnels County Courthouse grounds. It says, "Charles H. Noyes (1896-1917). Charles H. Noyes, 21, died when his horse fell while rounding up cattle on the Noyes Ranch. His father and mother, Gus and Lula Noyes, erected monument in 1919 as a tribute to their son and all Texas cowboys. Pompeo Coppin of Chicago studied horses two years before sculpting statue."
Date: August 1, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries

Historic Plaque, Balinger

Description: Photograph of a historic plaque. It reads: "Ballinger originally called Hutchins City. Promoted by Sante Fe Rwy. Named for Judge William Pitt Ballinger (1825-1888), railroad attorney and townsite official. Distinguished Texas Statesman, Veteran of the Mexican War. In the Civil War helped establish defenses of Galveston, served as Confederate receiver of enemy aliens' property, was sent to negotiate peace for Texas. Ballinger is County Seat, and farm-ranch center. INdustries include dairying, meat products, leather goods manufacturing. Has annual rodeo, livestock and quarterhorse shows. (1965)"
Date: August 1, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries

Callahan County memorial plaque

Description: Photograph of a memorial plaque in Callahan County. It says: "Callahan County, Formed from Bexar Territory, created February 1, 1858, recreated August 21, 1876, organized July 3, 1877. Named in honor of James H. Callahan, 1812-1856, Soldier in the Texas Revolution, Captain of the Texas Rangers. County seat, Callahan City, 1877; Belle plain, 1877-1883; Baird, since. Two early military roads, the Chisholm Trail, and the first government telegraph line traversed this region."
Date: August 7, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Plaque Containing an Alamo Tile]

Description: Plaque containing a tile from the Alamo, given as gift to Texas Independence Day Organization on March 2, 1955. The wooden plaque contains the tile at the top and a badly-damaged document underneath giving the history of the Alamo.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Callahan County memorial plaque

Description: Photograph of a memorial plaque placed on a cut rock in Callahan County. The seal on the front reads "Texas Highway Department 1936."
Date: August 7, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries

Greyhound Bus

Description: Photograph of a man, wearing suit and tie, holding two plaques in Abilene, TX. He is standing in front of the logo on a Greyhound Lines Bus.
Date: 1980
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Greyhound Bus

Description: Photograph of a man, wearing suit and tie, holding two plaques in Abilene, TX. He is standing in front of the logo on a Greyhound Lines Bus.
Date: 1980
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Greyhound Bus

Description: Photograph of a man, wearing suit and tie, holding a plaque for a citation from the president of Greyhound Bus Lines. He is standing in front of the Greyhound logo on a bus in Abilene, TX.
Date: 1980
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Greyhound Bus

Description: Photograph of a man, wearing suit and tie, holding a plaque for a citation from the president of Greyhound Bus Lines. He is holding the plaque as if looking at it and is standing in front of the Greyhound logo on a bus in Abilene, TX.
Date: 1980
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Concho County Courthouse, historic plaque

Description: Photograph of the historic plaque at Concho County Courthouse. It says: "First permanent courthouse for Concho County. Built in 1886, replacing crude early structure. Architects were the brothers F. E. and Oscar Ruffini who also constructed the first main building at the University of Texas. As F. E. Ruffini lived only long enough to draw plans for this courthouse, his brother completed it. Architecture is 'French Second Empire.' Use of rusticated stone - which came from a quarry only a few miles away - is unusual in this style. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1962"
Date: August 1, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries

[George Herman Mahon Monument]

Description: Photograph of a close-up of the plaque at the base of a monument, describing the life of George Herman Mahon, in Colorado City, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries