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  Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
 Decade: 1890-1899
[Land Office Building]

[Land Office Building]

Date: 1894
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the exterior of the Texas General Land Office building (now the Capitol Visitor's Center).
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Santa Monica Springs of the Colorado River]

[Santa Monica Springs of the Colorado River]

Date: 1890
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of people sitting around and wading in Santa Monica Springs of the Colorado River in 1890.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Interior of St. David's Episcopal Church]

[Interior of St. David's Episcopal Church]

Date: 1899
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the sanctuary of St. David's Episcopal Church. It is decorated with lights and garland for Christmas.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Four University of Texas at Austin football players in uniform with 1898 ball]

[Four University of Texas at Austin football players in uniform with 1898 ball]

Date: 1898/1899-01-22
Creator: Journeay, William O.
Description: Photograph of four University of Texas football players, three standing and one kneeling on one knee and holding an 1898 football. The photograph is mounted on a cabinet card. The UT student players are wearing uniforms consisting of dark turtleneck sweaters with a large "T" centered on the chest, quilted padded pants, shin guards and leather lace-up ankle boots. The reverse of the photograph notes that the photograph is from the James H. Hart Estate. Hart is standing at the far left in the photograph. James Hart was an end on the 1897 football team, a tackle on the 1898 team and captain on the 1899 team. He led UT to 23-5 mark during his four seasons, including 6-0 record in 1900. Hart also served as secretary of the athletic association, and editor in chief of the 1899 Cactus. He returned to UT football as coach in 1902, leading the Longhorns to a 6-3-1 record, and served 26 years as alumni representative to UT Athletics Council.
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[Railroad crew working on second track]

[Railroad crew working on second track]

Date: [1890..1899]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an African-American railroad crew working on a second rail road line in front of a row of hardware and home goods shops. The trenches have been dug and the brick stripped out from the roads where the rail lines will lie.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Smelting crew joining rail ties]

[Smelting crew joining rail ties]

Date: [1890..1899]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the smelting crew pouring white hot liquid metal over rails as they install a railroad line in the street. Two men grip the bucket handles and tilt them and the bucket so that a third man can push the molten metal out, joining the rails together. The heads and faces of the men are not visible.
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East track concreted

East track concreted

Date: [1890..1899]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the concrete team working on the east railroad track on Congress Avenue, looking toward the Capitol. The crews are working hard in the background while horses and carts line up to visit the clothing and shoe shops that line the road. Signs are visible for Carl Mayer Jeweler, Wright & Robinson, Mens Outfitters, Emil Risse art photographer, a commercial college and a laundry. A trolley car is visible in the distance.
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[Railroad crew digging]

[Railroad crew digging]

Date: [1890..1899]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a crew of African-Americans digging a ditch where the second railroad line will lie. They use shovels and pickaxes in front of a row of shops including C.B. Moreland Wall Paper store and the Postal Telegraph service.
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Special work, Sixth Street and Congress Avenue looking North

Special work, Sixth Street and Congress Avenue looking North

Date: [1890..1899]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a crew of African-American workers hard at work on the railroad intersections at 6th Street and Congress Avenue while foremen and others look on. Shops along the west side of the street are visible, including a dentist, shoe store, book store, and clothing store.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Rail crew on East Sixth Street looking West

Rail crew on East Sixth Street looking West

Date: [1890..1899]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of African-American workers laying down rail line on one side of East 6th Street. Pedestrians look on from beneath the shop awnings. Shop signs for a candy store, millinery and a druggist are visible.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library