This is a collection of letters and newspaper clippings bound in a scrapbook regarding the Alamo building and grounds, and
the work done by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas in 1907 to preserve the Alamo. The letter is written to George Wharton
James from Mrs. William Christian, 1907 May 2. Newspaper clippings are from 1904-1907.
Founded in 1891, The Daughters of The Republic of Texas is the oldest patriotic women's organization in Texas and one of the
oldest in the nation. Their mission is to perpetuate the memory and spirit of those who achieved and maintained the independence
of Texas; provide educational programs of the highest caliber in coordination with Texas school districts and the Texas Education
Agency, as well as programs for the public; encourage research into early Texas records, preserve historic documents and encourage
the publication of historic records, and secure and memorialize historic sites.
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