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 Decade: 1920-1929
Capitol Directory, Austin, Texas

Capitol Directory, Austin, Texas

Date: 1921
Creator: Austin, Tex: Forum Print. Co.
Description: "Names, street addresses, telephone numbers and department of employment of persons permanently located in the state capitol and the state land office building on February 1, 1921."
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In the Bosom of the Comanches: A Thrilling Tale of Savage Indian Life, Massacre and Captivity Truthfully Told by a Surviving Captive

In the Bosom of the Comanches: A Thrilling Tale of Savage Indian Life, Massacre and Captivity Truthfully Told by a Surviving Captive

Date: 1923
Creator: Babb, T. A.
Description: Theodore 'Dot' Babb describes his experiences when he and several others were taken captive in the 1865 by Comanches near present-day Decatur, Texas and what happened after he was released.
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Guadalupe Street

Guadalupe Street

Date: April 17, 1927
Creator: Boone
Description: Photograph of Guadalupe Street taken from the west approximately where the present-day "The Drag" is located. A street car is in motion along the street. Texas Bookstore, University Co-Op and Roach Brothers pharmacy are on the west side of Guadalupe Street.
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[Governor's Mansion from the grounds]

[Governor's Mansion from the grounds]

Date: 1929
Creator: Boone Photo
Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion looking southeast from northwest side of the mansion on the grounds. Trees and a stone birdbath are visible in front of and partially obscure the mansion from view. A sprinkler is on and watering the lawn on the right side of the mansion. The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant here in 1929 was Governor Dan Moody. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.
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[Seaholm Power Plant rear view]

[Seaholm Power Plant rear view]

Date: [1929,1951]
Creator: Boone Photo
Description: Photograph of the rear view of the Seaholm Power Plant. The river can be seen on the right with the capitol building in the background. The Seaholm Power Plant was constructed in the 1930s and was eventually demolished in the 1960s.
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Train bearing Emilio Carranza's body in Austin July 21, 1928

Train bearing Emilio Carranza's body in Austin July 21, 1928

Date: July 21, 1928
Creator: Boone's Photo Company
Description: Photograph of a train bearing Emilio Carranza's body as it stops in Austin on its way back to Mexico. From verso: "Emilio Carranza was a famous Mexican 'Ace' who was killed in an accident in New Jersey just after he had taken off for Mexico City where his bride of four months awaited him. His father Sebastian Carranza accompanied the body. At various stops along the way from New York to Mexico, recognition was given the flying ace. In Austin members of state and city governments met the train as well as members of the Chamber of Commerce: Max Bickler, J.A. Nichols, A.D. Bolm, Sam Sparks, Horace Barnhart, John D. Miller, James W. Bass, Lynn Hunter, A.D. Boone, Walter Murray, Martin Andersen, Walter Seaholm, R. Niles Graham, H.H. Luedecke, J. W. Ezelle, and Walter E. Long."
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History of the First Baptist Church, Austin, Texas

History of the First Baptist Church, Austin, Texas

Date: 1923
Creator: Brooks, V. L.
Description: A history of the First Baptist Church of Austin, Texas.
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Austin street and avenue guide and Travis County rural route directory with logs of the road

Austin street and avenue guide and Travis County rural route directory with logs of the road

Date: June 10, 1921
Creator: Bush, D. A.
Description: "The Street and Avenue Guide consists of two sections. The first section comprises the numbered streets in numerical order. The second section comprises the streets by name in alphabetical order."
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Weather Wisdom of the Texas-Mexican Border

Weather Wisdom of the Texas-Mexican Border

Date: 1923~
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Description: Essay discussing folklore about predicting weather, gathered from the areas around the Texas-Mexican border.
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Austin Dam Flood Scene

Austin Dam Flood Scene

Date: May 1922
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Description: Water raging through the inoperable Austin Dam.
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