The Alamo

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photo of the Alamo is the oldest known image of Texas The Alamo with weighing scale, circa Photo: DRT Library CollectionThe Alamo with weighing scale, circa Photo: DRT Library Collection Army History, Texas History, Us History, American History, Alamo San Antonio, San Antonio Missions, Uvalde Texas, Texas Revolution, Texas Cowboys

This photo of the Alamo is the oldest known image of Texas

The oldest dated photo taken in Texas was made in San Antonio sometime in the 1840s and shows three men in front of the state's most precious landmark: the Alamo.

Old photos of the Alamo discussion on the TexAgs History forum. Texas History, Local History, Us History, American History, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Alamo San Antonio, Texas Revolution, Republic Of Texas

Old photos of the Alamo

Old photos of the Alamo discussion on the TexAgs History forum.

Built by Coahuiltecan Indians, the Franciscan compound of San Antonio de Valero - what we now call the Alamo - has served various roles. Texas History, Us History, History Books, American History, Alamo San Antonio, Old West Photos, Republic Of Texas, Texas Pride, Lone Star State

Before battle, a mission era

Built by Coahuiltecan Indians, the Franciscan compound of San Antonio de Valero - what we now call the Alamo - has served various roles.

Black and white architectural detail photograph of the carved stone columns on the front of the world-famous Alamo. Ancient Buildings, Famous Buildings, Famous Landmarks, Historical Artifacts, Historical Photos, Alamo San Antonio, Stone Columns, Or Mat, Oregon Trail

Front Columns of The Alamo (DSC00526)

Black and white architectural detail photograph of the carved stone columns on the front of the world-famous Alamo.

The Emily Morgan Hotel- a DoubleTree by Hilton is known for being one of the most haunted places in San Antonio. This was such a nice hotel! I wish we'd seen some ghosts but I think we were too drunk after the Bachelorette party :-) Most Haunted Places, Spooky Places, Haunted Hotel, Haunted Mansion, Paranormal Pictures, Paranormal Stories, San Antonio River, Ghost Hauntings, Santa Ana

View topic - Vintage Alamo Photos

Alamo Church and Medical Arts Building (present day Emily Morgan hotel) ca. 1920.

Eugene O. Goldbeck, ca. 1919 Alamo Plaza Photography Collection Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center University of Texas at Austin The Alamo, Alamo San Antonio, Texas History, Local History, San Jacinto, Rough Riders, Guinness World, Old West, History Books

The New San Antonio Needs Old San Antonio

One morning two years ago in Santa Fe, New Mexico, my mother and I were enjoying a breakfast at our hotel. The conversation was mellow, but at some point we ended up mentioning San Antonio in passi…

The reconstructed palisade. The Siege and Fall of the Alamo may be the only movie about the 1836 battle filmed at the actual Alamo. Republic Of Texas, The Siege, Texas Pride, Texas History, Galveston, Old West, Historian, Vintage Postcards, San Antonio

“A Splendid Piece of Photography”: The Siege and Fall of the Alamo (1914)

A single document (shown above) and a handful of photographs at the DRT Library are thought to provide a crucial record of a lost silent film about the 1836 Battle of the Alamo. No copy of the The Siege and Fall of the Alamo (1914) is known to exist, and earlier generations of historians believed…

1912 Ruins of the Convento of the Alamo. Exterior view of the church & the main entrance of the old grocery & mercantile complex after removal of the demolished Grenet superstructure. San Antonio Vacation, Vintage Menu, Texas Pride, Texas History, Old West, Old Photos, American History, Old Things, Antique Decor

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2j) Ruins of the Alamo convento after demolition of Metzger's superstructure.