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A view of the Alamo Chapel located at #1 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, Texas (TX). This is the front of the Old Spanish Mission Fort where 189 defenders sacrificed their lives and fought to the death rather than surrender to the forces of the Mexican General Santa Anna in the year 1836

A nighttime view of the Alamo Chapel located at #1 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, Texas (TX). This is the front of the Old Spanish Mission Fort where 189 defenders sacrificed their lives and fought to the death rather than surrender to the forces of the Mexican General Santa Anna in the year 1836

Before Reconstruction of George Big Owl's House, Mission, SD

Mission Relief Headquarters. The barn of James Rolph Jr. on Guerrero Street was converted into the headquarters for Mission relief. Later, Rolph became Mayor of San Francisco and then governor. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Refugee camp overlooks the damaged city of San Francisco. This camp might be on Mission Dolores Park. Note the Ladies and Mens facilities. In the distance are domes of the City Hall (left) and the Call Building (right). On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Breadlines form up at Mission High School in the aftermath of the quake. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Close-up view of refugees fleeing along Grove Street from the Ham & Egg fire. This fire started in a house on the south side of Hayes Street when a woman started a fire in her stove to make breakfast around 9 AM. The chimney was defective due to the quake and fire broke out. This fire burned more territory than any other single fire, since all fire departments were engaged elsewhere no concentrated attack was possible, so the fire spread out of control reaching Gough and Grove Streets. The fire caused the destruction of the Mission district as well as the Hayes Valley section, including the Mechanics' Pavilion and the City Hall. The earthquake hit at 5:12:05 AM, measuring 8.25 on the...

Burnt-out truck of an inbound streetcar lies on Third Street between Market and Mission. The Call Building (left) at the corner of Third and Market streets. Mutual Savings Bank is across Market and Kearny. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

GROUND EFFECTS AND BUILDING DAMAGE On the east side of Howard Street near 17th Street in San Francisco all houses shifted toward the left. The three-story house dropped from its south foundation wall and leaned against the neighboring house. This area, called the Mission District, was a "fill" area along the former course of Mission Creek. It was an area of high-intensity shaking exceeded only by areas in close proximity to the fault. For blocks the land surface and paved streets were thrown into wave forms trending east and west. U.S. Geological Survey (Possible photograph by G.K. Gilbert)

California - Mare Island Navy through Mission Creek

Airplanes - Types - Airplane Type. S.V.A. motors: S.P.A. 220 H.P. or Isotta Fraschini 270 H.P. Italian Aviation Mission

California - Mare Island Navy through Mission Creek

Airplanes - Types - Airplane Type. Caproni 5, 3 Fiat motors, 300 H.P. each. Italian Aviation Mission

American Red Cross - Groups - Personnel of American Red Cross Mission to Poland on day of their arrival at home in Warsaw. In front row from right are Col. W.C. Bailey of Boston, head of the Mission; Major H.W. Taylor of Mobile; Col. Francis E. Frontczak of Buffalo

Airplanes - Types - Airplane Type. Italian S.I.A., 8B. Italian Aviation Mission

Airplanes - Engines - Airplane Motor Type. Fiat A/14, 700 H.P. Italian Aviation Mission

American Red Cross - Groups - Japanese Red Cross Mission at Union Club, N.Y. Sitting left to right: Dr. Kagryama, Dr. Sawamura. Prince to Kugawa, head of Mission. Dr. Minagawa. Dr. Naito. Standing. Left to right: Mr. Furusawa, Ethen Allen, Mr. H.P. Davison, president of War Council American Red Cross. "Wadsworth. Mr. W.L. Keawe."

Commissions - Italy - Capital Greets Italy's Mission

Commission - From Foreign Nations - Belgium - Soldiers - Belgians see wild west show. King Albert's little Mission that visited Cheyenne, Wyoming, had a real taste of Western life

California - Mare Island Navy through Mission Creek

American Red Cross - Refugees - U.S. Army at Archangel Front, Russia. Children of Isakogorka receiving lunch erved by American Red Cross Mission to Russia

Commissions - Japan - Japanese Mission in the U.S. Reception in New York City

Commissions - Russia - Russian Mission to U.S

American Red Cross - Groups - American Red Cross at Innsburck. The Mission to Poland made an hour's stop in rail road yards of this picturesque Austrian city while railroad people hunted up an additional engine to help pull the train over the Tyrolish Alps. Col. Walter C. Bailey, the Comm. to Poland is standing on the rail

Airplanes - Engines - Airplane Engine Type. S.P.A. 300 H.P. Italian Aviation Mission

Airplanes - Types - Airplane Type. Italian S.I.A., 8B. Italian Aviation Mission

Airplanes - Types - Airplane Type. Day bombardment Caproni Triplane, Fiat motor, 700 H.P. Italian Aviation Mission

Airplanes - Types - Airplane Type. S.V.A. motors: S.P.A. 220 H.P. or Isotta Fraschini 270 H.P. Italian Aviation Mission

American Red Cross - Groups - American Red Cross workers honored by Japanese. The American Red Cross mission to Roumania were entertained by the Japanese Red Cross society in Tokio, when they passed through that city on the way to their field of operations. Officials of the Japanese Government welcomed the mission tot eh city and a reception was held in their honor

American Red Cross - Groups - American Red Cross Commissioners in Italy. Standing at the left is John James Byrne, member of the American Red Cross Mission to Italy, Major Byrne is a lawyer of national reputation and Vice President of the State Bar Association of N.Y. retired from his profession to take up Red Cross work in Italy. Lt. Col. Robert J. Perkins (right) was regent of the University of the state of New York, as well as President of one of the largest industrial organizations in the U.s, Director of one of New York's greatest banks and President of the Neurological Institute. At the outbreak of the war he presented his yacht to the Government and became Red Cross Commissioner to Italy. Col. Apolloni, (center) is head of the Comitate Civili of Rome. This photo was taken on the terrace of the Villa Aurelia, their Italian home

Commissions - Japan - The Japanese Marine Scouts were part of the escort of the Japanese Mission to U.S

American Red Cross - N thru W - Japanese Prince shakes baby's hand. Prince Tokugawa head of the Japenese Red Cross Mission greeting baby Salvatore and its mother at the Home Service Section of the Red Cross. The father of the baby is in France with the U.S. forces

American Red Cross - Miscellaneous - Kitchen of the American Red Cross Mission in Archangel, Russia

Commissions - Japan - Japanese Mission visits National Army Camp at Ayre, Massachusetts

American Red Cross - Groups - Lieut. Col. Homer Polk and Staff about to start on a mission which will include Italy, Serbia, Greece, Palestine, Switzerland, Belgium, England, and possibly Russia, Roumania, and other Balkan States. The purpose of the expeidition is to prepare an esitmate of actual needs existing in the various countries where the A.R.C. is now engaged or may be engaged in the near future. Left to right: Lieut. Hine; Capt. Pompelly; Capt. Godfrey; Lieut. Col. Folks; Capt. Mills; Lieut. Booth. In front of A.R.C. Headquarters, Paris, France

California - Mare Island Navy through Mission Creek

Airplanes - Types - Airplane Type. S.I.A., 9B, Fiat motor, 700 H.P. Italian Avaition Mission

California - Mare Island Navy through Mission Creek

California - Mare Island Navy through Mission Creek

Airplanes - Types - Airplane Type. Pomilio D, Type 1917, Fiat motor 300 H.P. Italian Aviation Mission

Airplanes - Types - Airplane Type. Ansaldo 1. (Balilla) Motor S.P.A.220 H.P. Italian Aviation Mission

Airplanes - Types - Airplane Type. Caproni 5, 3 Fiat motors, 300 H.P. each. Italian Aviation Mission

Airplanes - Types - Airplane Type. Caproni 5, 3 Fiat motors, 300 H.P. each. Italian Aviation Mission

Airplanes - Types - Airplane Type. Caproni 5, 3 Fiat motors, 300 H.P. each. Italian Aviation Mission

Colleges and Universities - West Point - Ceremonies - Visit to West Point of British Mission, General Headlen

Commission - From Foreign Nations - Britain - British Artillery Mission visits U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York

Armistice - Armistice - American military in Spa. The American mission in front of the former German headquarters in Spa. The center figure is Gernal Rhodes, who accompanied Marshal Foch to the Compeigne Wood where the German delegates discussed the terms of the armistice

Commission - To Foreign Nations - Miscellaneous - Philippine Mission forty strong arrive in Washington, D.C. to present self-government request to Congress

Commissions - Italy - Italian Mission to U.S. reviewing students of first officers' Training Camp at Fort McPherson, Georgia

Commissions - Japan - President Wilson receives Japanese Mission

Commissions - Russia - Russian Mission at Mount Vernon

California - Mare Island Navy through Mission Creek

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Manufacture of aircraft; Plant of Standard Aero Corporation, Elizabeth, N.J. President of the Corporation, Capt. D. Anunzio and members of Italian Avaition Mission in the country

Airplanes - Types - Airplane Type. S.A.M.L. motor, Fiat 300 H.P., Type 1917. Italian Aviation Mission

Commission - From Foreign Nations - Britain - British Mission in the U.S. - In Washington, D.C

Colleges and Universities - Harvard University - French Military Mission to Harvard honored

Airplanes - Types - Airplane Type. S.I.A., 9B, Fiat motor, 700 H.P. Italian Aviation Mission

Commission - From Foreign Nations - Britain - British educational mission received at Columbia University. New York

Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York - Fighting sixty-ninth escorts Japanese mission

Commissions - Russia - Members of the Russian War Mission to the U.S. At the left is Major Averill U.S.A., next is Captain Schutt of the Moscow guard, aid to Lieutenant Vladimir Roup, on their visit to Kansas City, Missouri

Commissions - Russia - Members of the Russian Mission view Heroic Firemen Drill after awarding of Medals. Parade of antique fire fighting apparatus at the City College stadium, New York

Airplanes - Types - Airplane Type. Pomilio 8; motor, Isotta Fraschini, 270 H.P. Italian Aviation Mission

Airplanes - Types - Airplane Type. S.V.A. motors: S.P.A. 220 H.P. or Isotta Fraschini 270 H.P. Italian Aviation Mission

Airplanes - Types - Airplane Type. Four Caproni triplanes lined up. Italian Aviation Mission

Airplanes - Types - Airplane Type. Ansaldo 1. (Balilla) Motor S.P.A.220 H.P. Italian Aviation Mission

California - Mare Island Navy through Mission Creek

American Red Cross - Groups - American Red Cross Mission due in Rumania, Sept. 22, 1917. Carrying $200,000 worth of supplies, urgently needed, the American Red Cross Mission arrived in Rumania, Sept. 22, 1917. It had left Petrograd on Sept. 18, on the last stage of its journey to Jassy, capital of Rumania. The $200,000 worth of supplies were designed to meet the immediate needs of the people of Rumania. Reports in Petrograd stated that conditions there were terrible, and that pending the arrival of the American Red Cross Mission wounds were being dressed with sawdust for lack of better surgical dressings. The Mission to Rumania was headed by H.W. Anderson, of Richmond. Photo shows the executive staff, physicians and nurses

Airplanes - Types - Airplane Type. S.I.A., 9B, Fiat motor, 700 H.P. Italian Aviation Mission

Commissions - Italy - Italian War Mission to U.S. passing City Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Ceremonies - Italy (Milan) - American Red Cross directors in Italy. Photo shows American authorities of the American Red Cross Mission at Milan the Stock Exchange

Commissions - Japan - Japanese Mission Visits 1 of America's Scenic Beauty Sports. Members of the Japanese Mission arriving at the Hotel at Glacier Point on the Yosemite, 1 of the beauty sports of the continent

Commissions - Japan - Japanese Mission Arrives in New York

Comissions - To Foreign Nations - Russian - French Military Mission at archangel, Russian. Col1l Dunop in center

Ceremonies - Independence Day, 1918 - Poland wins award for July Fourth showing. Poland was awarded the first honor, a gold medal presented by the city of New York, for the best showing made in the Fourth of July parade in the city. Every nation represented by floats and marches turned out to show their loyalty to America and a medal was awarded for the greatest demonstration. Mme. Paderewski, head of the Polish White Cross in this country, and members of the Polish Mission who received the medal from Mayor Hylan on the steps of the City Hall are shown

1940 Census Enumeration District Maps - Texas - Hidalgo County - Mission - ED 108-24, ED 108-25, ED 108-26

Photograph of Mission Hill Fire Tower

Track Chart of Bombing Mission to Schweinfurt

Accra - Embassy Mission Residence

Accra - Embassy Mission Residence

Rome - Embassy Mission Residence

Rome - Embassy Mission Residence

Rome - Embassy Mission Residence

Rome - Embassy Mission Residence

Dublin - Deputy Chief of Mission Residence

Dublin - Deputy Chief of Mission Residence

Dublin - Deputy Chief of Mission Residence

Accra - Embassy Mission Residence

Accra - Embassy Mission Residence

Accra - Embassy Mission Residence

Accra - Embassy Mission Residence

Accra - Embassy Mission Residence

Accra - Embassy Mission Residence

Accra - Embassy Mission Residence

Rome - Embassy Mission Residence

Rome - Embassy Mission Residence

Dublin - Deputy Chief of Mission Residence

Accra - Embassy Mission Residence

Accra - Embassy Mission Residence

Accra - Embassy Mission Residence

Accra - Embassy Mission Residence

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