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Crockett at the Alamo
Title: The Idle Hour Book, or Scrapiana; Being a Nerve-Worker, Care Destroyer, and Genuine Countenance Disturber . . . Containing all the Information Necessary to Raise a Laugh at the Shortest Notice[. . .].
Location/Date: New York: Turner & Fisher, 1848
Collection: Texas Collection Library
Crockett at the Alamo
The Idle Hour Book is a joke book that contains an illustrated biography of David Crockett, including an image depicting Crockett's heroic death at the Alamo while swinging his musket.
Davy Crockett’s 1837 Almanack, of Wild Sports in the West, Life in the Backwoods, & Sketches of Texas
Title: Davy Crockett’s 1837 Almanack, of Wild Sports in the West, Life in the Backwoods, & Sketches of Texas
Location/Date: Nashville: 1836
Collection: Texas Collection Library
Fall of the Alamo—Death of Crockett

Davy Crockett’s 1837 Almanack, of Wild Sports in the West, Life in the Backwoods, & Sketches of Texas
This fanciful wood engraving is thought to be the first published illustration of Crockett’s death at the Alamo.
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