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 Collection: Austin History Center General Collection Photographs
[Unkown game at Clark Field]

[Unkown game at Clark Field]

Date: [1890..1919]
Creator: Hart, James H.
Description: Photograph of a tackle at an unknown game at Clark Field. Players at this time did not wear helmets of protective padding. They wear no numbers or jerseys. The photographer's shadow is visible in the bottom of the image. The University of Texas began its football program in 1893 managed by Albert Lefevra, playing two games in the fall and two in the spring. The following year, the team hired its first official head coach, R.D. Wentworth.
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[People in Boat on Colorado River]

[People in Boat on Colorado River]

Date: May 18, 1890
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of three women and two nicely dressed men in a boat at Mormon Falls on the Colorado River with Mt. Bonnell in the background.
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[Exterior of Decker Methodist Church]

[Exterior of Decker Methodist Church]

Date: 1892~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the front exterior of Decker Methodist Church circa 1892. The church was built in 1879 and was moved in 1901. There is a large group standing in front of the church. Among those present are Reverend August Wallin, S.A. Lundell (grandfather of Mrs. Simon Swahn who was Hilma Johnson) and his brother Gustav Lundell, L.P. Swahn (father of Simon Swahn)and his brother C.J. Swahn, and F.G. Swenson.
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[40th and Avenue G in Hyde Park ]

[40th and Avenue G in Hyde Park ]

Date: 1893
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the site of 40th and Avenue G in Hyde Park, taken before Avenue G was built.
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Sprinkle Post Office

Sprinkle Post Office

Date: 1893
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of men and boys posing outside of the Sprinkle Post Office in 1893. There are people standing on the porch of the Post Office, sitting in carriages, and on horseback. There are two yoked steer in the center of the photograph. The photograph is from the essay, "History of Sprinkle, Texas" by Lulu Pearl.
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The Governor's Mansion

The Governor's Mansion

Date: 1894
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's mansion taken from the front lawn.
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[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).
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[St. Mary's Academy]

[St. Mary's Academy]

Date: 1894
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of St. Mary's Academy, a private school for girls. It was established in 1874 by the Holy Cross Sisters who assumed operations of a local parish school from the Sisters of Divine Providence. At first, Mother Angela Guillespie and Sister M. Austin did all of the teaching and cooking, but expansion was necessary as enrollment increased in 1875. This building was built in 1885 in the face of increased enrollment. By 1947, the sisters moved the school to a bigger location, and this building was sold and demolished on July 30, 1954.
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[Bridge over Barton Creek]

[Bridge over Barton Creek]

Date: December 1894
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a bridge over Barton Creek.
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[Rogers Locomotive Works Locomotive]

[Rogers Locomotive Works Locomotive]

Date: 1895~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a steam locomotive built by Rogers Locomotive works about 1875. One of the operators stands on the pilot attached to the engine by the front center coupler. Steam locomotives operated until the mid 20th century, when electric and diesel models took over. Rogers Locomotive and Machine Works, based in Paterson, New Jersey, was a popular 19th century manufacturer of railroad steam locomotives. This model is a 2-4-2 indicating its wheel-arrangement.
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