Texas flag, painted on boarded-up window in Brownwood, the seat of Brown County in Central Texas. Original image from Carol… Texas flag, painted on boarded-up window in Brownwood, the seat of Brown County in Central Texas. Original image from Carol… Free Photo from public domain license
"Texas" sign on an old building in Stanton, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of… "Texas" sign on an old building in Stanton, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of… Free Photo from public domain license
Rugged terrain north of Big Bend National Park in the "Trans-Pecos" region of southwest Texas. Original image from Carol M.… Rugged terrain north of Big Bend National Park in the "Trans-Pecos" region of southwest Texas. Original image from Carol M.… Free Photo from public domain license
A luxurient field of bluebonnets, the state flower, near Marble Falls in the Texas Hill Country. Original image from Carol M.… A luxurient field of bluebonnets, the state flower, near Marble Falls in the Texas Hill Country. Original image from Carol M.… Free Photo from public domain license
This approximately four-fifths-scale replica of England's famous Stonehenge prehistoric monument stands in Odessa, Texas. It… This approximately four-fifths-scale replica of England's famous Stonehenge prehistoric monument stands in Odessa, Texas. It… Free Photo from public domain license
Atrium of the Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin, one of the foremost university art museums in the… Atrium of the Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin, one of the foremost university art museums in the… Free Photo from public domain license
Neon sign for Billy Bob's legendary “boot-scootin’”western nighclub and honky-tonk bar in Fort Worth.… Neon sign for Billy Bob's legendary “boot-scootin’”western nighclub and honky-tonk bar in Fort Worth.… Free Photo from public domain license
Sunset scene in rural Tom Green County, Texas, northeast of San Angelo. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s… Sunset scene in rural Tom Green County, Texas, northeast of San Angelo. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s… Free Photo from public domain license
Mural across from the San Ysleta Mission in El Paso. The mission was built in 1682 by members of the Tigua Indian tribe who… Mural across from the San Ysleta Mission in El Paso. The mission was built in 1682 by members of the Tigua Indian tribe who… Free Photo from public domain license
Scene from Big Bend National Park in Brewster County, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library… Scene from Big Bend National Park in Brewster County, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library… Free Photo from public domain license
Blackburn's Antiques and collectibles store in Paris, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library… Blackburn's Antiques and collectibles store in Paris, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library… Free Photo from public domain license
A wind-turbine farm near the city of Snyder in Scurry County, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America… A wind-turbine farm near the city of Snyder in Scurry County, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America… Free Photo from public domain license
Martha Hepworth's 1964 creation, "Squares with Two Circles," at the Nasher Sculpture Center is a museum that opened in 2000… Martha Hepworth's 1964 creation, "Squares with Two Circles," at the Nasher Sculpture Center is a museum that opened in 2000… Free Photo from public domain license
A representation of the sign for the Texas portion of the old U.S. Highway 66, posted during a short portion of that road… A representation of the sign for the Texas portion of the old U.S. Highway 66, posted during a short portion of that road… Free Photo from public domain license
A vintage Dr. Pepper soft-drink outdoor advertisement in Anson, the seat of Jones County, Texas. Original image from Carol M.… A vintage Dr. Pepper soft-drink outdoor advertisement in Anson, the seat of Jones County, Texas. Original image from Carol M.… Free Photo from public domain license
One of the twice-daily parades of longhorn steers (for tourists' enjoyment) up Exchange Street in the Stockyards District of… One of the twice-daily parades of longhorn steers (for tourists' enjoyment) up Exchange Street in the Stockyards District of… Free Photo from public domain license
Lucio Jimenez, Pablo Martinez, Carlos Lara and Javier Rodrigjez of the the Los Liberadores Group pose menacingly at the… Lucio Jimenez, Pablo Martinez, Carlos Lara and Javier Rodrigjez of the the Los Liberadores Group pose menacingly at the… Free Photo from public domain license
Texas state flags line a path through the Texas State Cemetery in Austin. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s… Texas state flags line a path through the Texas State Cemetery in Austin. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s… Free Photo from public domain license
Formations in the "Cave Without a Name," located near Boerne in Kendall County, Texas. It has been commercially operated as a… Formations in the "Cave Without a Name," located near Boerne in Kendall County, Texas. It has been commercially operated as a… Free Photo from public domain license
The Texas state capitol in Austin. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection.… The Texas state capitol in Austin. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection.… Free Photo from public domain license
Big Tex, 55-foot-tall statue and marketing icon of the annual State Fair of Texas held at Fair Park in Dallas, Texas. The… Big Tex, 55-foot-tall statue and marketing icon of the annual State Fair of Texas held at Fair Park in Dallas, Texas. The… Free Photo from public domain license
City of Houston by Night. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection. Digitally… City of Houston by Night. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection. Digitally… Free Photo from public domain license
The State of Texas raises longhorn cattle at Abilene State Historical Park on the site of old Fort Griffin. Original image… The State of Texas raises longhorn cattle at Abilene State Historical Park on the site of old Fort Griffin. Original image… Free Photo from public domain license
Dusk view of the Dallas, Texas skyline. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress… Dusk view of the Dallas, Texas skyline. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress… Free Photo from public domain license
United States-Mexican border-security fence in Brownsville, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America… United States-Mexican border-security fence in Brownsville, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America… Free Photo from public domain license
Cattle Feedlot in Fort Worth, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection.… Cattle Feedlot in Fort Worth, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection.… Free Photo from public domain license
Tulips pop in late winter at the Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens in the River Oaks neighborhood of Houston, Texas. Original… Tulips pop in late winter at the Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens in the River Oaks neighborhood of Houston, Texas. Original… Free Photo from public domain license
Victor Gomez, whose heritage is Seneca, at the Celebrations of Traditions Pow Wow, an official Native American Pow Wow this… Victor Gomez, whose heritage is Seneca, at the Celebrations of Traditions Pow Wow, an official Native American Pow Wow this… Free Photo from public domain license
Industrial scene on Nueces Bay in Corpus Christi, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of… Industrial scene on Nueces Bay in Corpus Christi, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of… Free Photo from public domain license
Fancy cowboy boots for sale at the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America… Fancy cowboy boots for sale at the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America… Free Photo from public domain license
The Contrabando, a ghost town within Big Bend Ranch State Park, west of Lajitas, Texas, on Texas State Highway 170. It… The Contrabando, a ghost town within Big Bend Ranch State Park, west of Lajitas, Texas, on Texas State Highway 170. It… Free Photo from public domain license
The rotunda ceiling of the Texas capitol in Austin. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of… The rotunda ceiling of the Texas capitol in Austin. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of… Free Photo from public domain license
Larry "Professor Paisley" Heidbreder tends to his yoked Texan longhorns (Justice, left, and Liberty) at the annual Battle of… Larry "Professor Paisley" Heidbreder tends to his yoked Texan longhorns (Justice, left, and Liberty) at the annual Battle of… Free Photo from public domain license
Glory Window designed by Architect Philip Johnson in Dallas, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America… Glory Window designed by Architect Philip Johnson in Dallas, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America… Free Photo from public domain license
Two "gunslingers" (historical intrepreters Wes Hughes, left, and Thornton Young) fire away in a showdown on the street at the… Two "gunslingers" (historical intrepreters Wes Hughes, left, and Thornton Young) fire away in a showdown on the street at the… Free Photo from public domain license
Cowhand Lars Hollis atop his horse, Catote, at the 1,800-acre Lonesome Pine Ranch, a working cattle ranch that is part of the… Cowhand Lars Hollis atop his horse, Catote, at the 1,800-acre Lonesome Pine Ranch, a working cattle ranch that is part of the… Free Photo from public domain license
Brennan Wells, on the black horse, Kayla McShane, on the paint; and Macy Milbert, on the Appaloosa, ride along Padre Island… Brennan Wells, on the black horse, Kayla McShane, on the paint; and Macy Milbert, on the Appaloosa, ride along Padre Island… Free Photo from public domain license
An up-close look at a giraffe at the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s… An up-close look at a giraffe at the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s… Free Photo from public domain license
Fireworks over Houston, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection.… Fireworks over Houston, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection.… Free Photo from public domain license
Yearlings on a ranch in Red River County near Detroit, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library… Yearlings on a ranch in Red River County near Detroit, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library… Free Photo from public domain license
Deep, rich furrows in farmland east of Lamesa in Dawson County, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s… Deep, rich furrows in farmland east of Lamesa in Dawson County, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s… Free Photo from public domain license
Wagon wheel against a stone fence at Hueco Tanks State Park, northwest of El Paso, USA. Original image from Carol M.… Wagon wheel against a stone fence at Hueco Tanks State Park, northwest of El Paso, USA. Original image from Carol M.… Free Photo from public domain license
Cattle in a feed lot in Van Zandt County in Northeast Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library… Cattle in a feed lot in Van Zandt County in Northeast Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library… Free Photo from public domain license
Neon sign outside a bar -- not Billy Bob's, which is a separate night club and dance hall nearby -- in the Stockyards… Neon sign outside a bar -- not Billy Bob's, which is a separate night club and dance hall nearby -- in the Stockyards… Free Photo from public domain license
A fanciful map of Texas, depicted on a downtown wall in Pecos, the seat of Reeves County. Original image from Carol M.… A fanciful map of Texas, depicted on a downtown wall in Pecos, the seat of Reeves County. Original image from Carol M.… Free Photo from public domain license
A herd of longhorn cattle grazing near the Fort Griffin town site. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America… A herd of longhorn cattle grazing near the Fort Griffin town site. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America… Free Photo from public domain license
A highlight of the "Texas" outdoor musical drama, staged in the Pioneer Amphitheater carved from the rocks of Palo Duro… A highlight of the "Texas" outdoor musical drama, staged in the Pioneer Amphitheater carved from the rocks of Palo Duro… Free Photo from public domain license
The Mexican artillery goes into action at the annual Battle of San Jacinto Festival and Battle Reenactment, a living-history… The Mexican artillery goes into action at the annual Battle of San Jacinto Festival and Battle Reenactment, a living-history… Free Photo from public domain license
Samantha and Scarlett Santana have some fun in the ride area of a carnival outside the event locations Rodeo Austin, the… Samantha and Scarlett Santana have some fun in the ride area of a carnival outside the event locations Rodeo Austin, the… Free Photo from public domain license
Dusk view of the Dallas, Texas skyline. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress… Dusk view of the Dallas, Texas skyline. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress… Free Photo from public domain license
Industrial scene on Nueces Bay in Corpus Christi, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of… Industrial scene on Nueces Bay in Corpus Christi, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of… Free Photo from public domain license
Aerial view in 2014 of the Houston Ship Channel and surrounding energy facilities in Houston, Texas. Original image from… Aerial view in 2014 of the Houston Ship Channel and surrounding energy facilities in Houston, Texas. Original image from… Free Photo from public domain license
Aloe from the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, part of the University of Texas at Austin. Original image from Carol M.… Aloe from the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, part of the University of Texas at Austin. Original image from Carol M.… Free Photo from public domain license
Rolling irrigation sprinkler at work along the road carrying U.S. Highways 62-180 near the New Mexico border in Hudspeth… Rolling irrigation sprinkler at work along the road carrying U.S. Highways 62-180 near the New Mexico border in Hudspeth… Free Photo from public domain license
Dusk shot of barges traversing a short canal that connects the Sabine Pass waterway separating Texas from Louisians, and the… Dusk shot of barges traversing a short canal that connects the Sabine Pass waterway separating Texas from Louisians, and the… Free Photo from public domain license
Curious horses on a ranch in Red River County near Detroit, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America… Curious horses on a ranch in Red River County near Detroit, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America… Free Photo from public domain license
Rainbow over the West Texas prairie - Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection.… Rainbow over the West Texas prairie - Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection.… Free Photo from public domain license
Coiled rattlesnake in brush outside San Marcos, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of… Coiled rattlesnake in brush outside San Marcos, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of… Free Photo from public domain license
The State of Texas raises longhorn cattle at Abilene State Historical Park on the site of old Fort Griffin. Original image… The State of Texas raises longhorn cattle at Abilene State Historical Park on the site of old Fort Griffin. Original image… Free Photo from public domain license
Yearlings on a ranch in Red River County near Detroit, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library… Yearlings on a ranch in Red River County near Detroit, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library… Free Photo from public domain license
A turtle glides through the water at the Texas State Aquarium in Corpus Christi. Original image from Carol M.… A turtle glides through the water at the Texas State Aquarium in Corpus Christi. Original image from Carol M.… Free Photo from public domain license
Dusk shot of an industrial scene along the road from Port Arthur to Sabine Pass, Texas. Original image from Carol M.… Dusk shot of an industrial scene along the road from Port Arthur to Sabine Pass, Texas. Original image from Carol M.… Free Photo from public domain license
Sanctuary of the Nativity of Mary, Blessed Virgin Catholic Church, also known as the St. Mary Catholic Church, in High Hill… Sanctuary of the Nativity of Mary, Blessed Virgin Catholic Church, also known as the St. Mary Catholic Church, in High Hill… Free Photo from public domain license
Part of the 200-head longhorn herd at the 1,800-acre Lonesome Pine Ranch, a working cattle ranch that is part of the Texas… Part of the 200-head longhorn herd at the 1,800-acre Lonesome Pine Ranch, a working cattle ranch that is part of the Texas… Free Photo from public domain license
"Austin, Texas" mural — evoking a postcard image — on Guadalupe Street, north of the University of Texas at… "Austin, Texas" mural — evoking a postcard image — on Guadalupe Street, north of the University of Texas at… Free Photo from public domain license
Refinery storage tanks along the Houston Ship Channel. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of… Refinery storage tanks along the Houston Ship Channel. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of… Free Photo from public domain license
Engaging mule at the Heritage Farmstead Museum in North Texas in Plano, a northern suburb of Dallas, Texas. Original image… Engaging mule at the Heritage Farmstead Museum in North Texas in Plano, a northern suburb of Dallas, Texas. Original image… Free Photo from public domain license
A 19-story-high cross near Groom in the Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress… A 19-story-high cross near Groom in the Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress… Free Photo from public domain license
Parked freight trains at the Kansas City Southern yards in Wharton County in southeast Texas. Original image from Carol M.… Parked freight trains at the Kansas City Southern yards in Wharton County in southeast Texas. Original image from Carol M.… Free Photo from public domain license
Part of a large wind farm in rural Carson County in the Texas Panhandle. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s… Part of a large wind farm in rural Carson County in the Texas Panhandle. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s… Free Photo from public domain license
Horse within a lovely meadow in the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park in Johnson City, Texas. Original image from… Horse within a lovely meadow in the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park in Johnson City, Texas. Original image from… Free Photo from public domain license
USS Texas, the second ship of the United States Navy named in honor of the U.S. state of Texas. Original image from Carol M.… USS Texas, the second ship of the United States Navy named in honor of the U.S. state of Texas. Original image from Carol M.… Free Photo from public domain license
Aerial view in 2014 of the Houston Ship Channel and surrounding energy facilities in Houston, Texas. Original image from… Aerial view in 2014 of the Houston Ship Channel and surrounding energy facilities in Houston, Texas. Original image from… Free Photo from public domain license
Painting of the American and Texas flags on a building in Albany, Texas, seat of Shackelford County. Original image from… Painting of the American and Texas flags on a building in Albany, Texas, seat of Shackelford County. Original image from… Free Photo from public domain license
A literal pit of vipers at the "World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup" in Sweetwater, Texas. Original image from Carol M.… A literal pit of vipers at the "World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup" in Sweetwater, Texas. Original image from Carol M.… Free Photo from public domain license
A whimsical pedestrian-crossing sign in the Terilingua "ghost town". Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America… A whimsical pedestrian-crossing sign in the Terilingua "ghost town". Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America… Free Photo from public domain license
The flag of Texas, depicted on a downtown wall in Pecos, the seat of Reeves County, Texas. Original image from Carol M.… The flag of Texas, depicted on a downtown wall in Pecos, the seat of Reeves County, Texas. Original image from Carol M.… Free Photo from public domain license
United States-Mexican border-security fence in Brownsville, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America… United States-Mexican border-security fence in Brownsville, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America… Free Photo from public domain license
Battleship Texas Houston. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection. Digitally… Battleship Texas Houston. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection. Digitally… Free Photo from public domain license
The J.J. Pickle Federal Building in downtown Austin, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library… The J.J. Pickle Federal Building in downtown Austin, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library… Free Photo from public domain license
Houston, Texas skyline. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection. Digitally… Houston, Texas skyline. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection. Digitally… Free Photo from public domain license
Port of Houston, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection. Digitally… Port of Houston, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection. Digitally… Free Photo from public domain license
Galveston, Texas, Oil Rigs ;Galveston, Texas, Oil Rigs. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of… Galveston, Texas, Oil Rigs ;Galveston, Texas, Oil Rigs. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of… Free Photo from public domain license
Rock drawings, or pictographs, in a restricted area of Hueco Tanks State Historic Site near El Paso in El Paso County, Texas.… Rock drawings, or pictographs, in a restricted area of Hueco Tanks State Historic Site near El Paso in El Paso County, Texas.… Free Photo from public domain license
The "Texas Room" at Bayou Bend mansion, the former home of philanthropist and collector Ima Hogg in Houston, Texas. Whereas… The "Texas Room" at Bayou Bend mansion, the former home of philanthropist and collector Ima Hogg in Houston, Texas. Whereas… Free Photo from public domain license
The sixth-floor storeroom of the Texas School Book Depository in Dallas, where Lee Harvey Oswald, the presumed (by most)… The sixth-floor storeroom of the Texas School Book Depository in Dallas, where Lee Harvey Oswald, the presumed (by most)… Free Photo from public domain license
The Small Parlor in the northeast corner of the first floor in the 1856 section of the Texas Governor's Mansion in Austin.… The Small Parlor in the northeast corner of the first floor in the 1856 section of the Texas Governor's Mansion in Austin.… Free Photo from public domain license
Dusk shot of the neon sign for the Maverick Inn in Alpine, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America… Dusk shot of the neon sign for the Maverick Inn in Alpine, Texas. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America… Free Photo from public domain license
One of of American artist James Turrell’s more than 82 “Skyspace” installments around the world. This one… One of of American artist James Turrell’s more than 82 “Skyspace” installments around the world. This one… Free Photo from public domain license
Some of the genuine Old West possessions displayed inside a bunkhouse — a small railroad office moved to the location… Some of the genuine Old West possessions displayed inside a bunkhouse — a small railroad office moved to the location… Free Photo from public domain license
A massive cloud presages a thunderstorm above Groom, a tiny community along old U.S. Route 66 in the Texas Panhandle.… A massive cloud presages a thunderstorm above Groom, a tiny community along old U.S. Route 66 in the Texas Panhandle.… Free Photo from public domain license
The Alamo mission in San Antonio. Here in 1836, following a 13-day siege during the Texas Revolution, Mexican troops under… The Alamo mission in San Antonio. Here in 1836, following a 13-day siege during the Texas Revolution, Mexican troops under… Free Photo from public domain license
Horse within a lovely meadow in the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park in Johnson City, Texas. Original image from… Horse within a lovely meadow in the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park in Johnson City, Texas. Original image from… Free Photo from public domain license