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  Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
 Collection: Austin History Center General Collection Photographs
Tracks concreted, concrete crew in distance, Congress Avenue looking South

Tracks concreted, concrete crew in distance, Congress Avenue looking South

Date: 1890..1899
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the newly concreted railroad tracks on Congress Avenue looking south. The concrete crew is working on the tracks in the distance. Horses and carts are visible near in front of the shops, including Condit Davis & Fink and a bakery in the foreground.
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[Unknown game at Clark Field]

[Unknown game at Clark Field]

Date: [1890..1919]
Creator: Hart, James H.
Description: Photograph of an unknown game at Clark Field shows players piling on each other right before a tackle while officials look on. A large crowd of spectators stands along the opposite side of the field. At this time players did not wear helmets or protective padding. Their uniforms consisted of opposing colors and did not contain team names, logos, player names, or numbers. 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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[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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[Governor's Mansion and grounds]

[Governor's Mansion and grounds]

Date: 1894
Creator: Wheelock, Charles B.
Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion showing the east elevation from across the street from the roof of the temporary capitol. The columns and entablature are painted dark shades; the porch is extended; and the trees have matured. The picket fence surrounding the lot steps down for the variation in grade. The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant here in 1894 was Governor James Stephen Hogg. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.
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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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