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 Decade: 1890-1899
Whistling Dick's Christmas Stocking

Whistling Dick's Christmas Stocking

Date: December 1899
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Description: Short story about a "professional tramp" in New Orleans.
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Sewanee vs. [University of] Texas, 1899

Sewanee vs. [University of] Texas, 1899

Date: November 9, 1899
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Texas vs. Sewanee. Bleachers seat from 150 to 300. Clark Field. Spectators (almost entirely men) crowd the bleachers and the sidelines on both sides of the field. 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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Our religion : a discourse to the First Unitarian Society, Austin, Texas

Our religion : a discourse to the First Unitarian Society, Austin, Texas

Date: October 8, 1899
Creator: Wheelock, Edwin M.
Description: Sermon to the First Unitarian Society in Austin from Edwin M. Wheelock, dated Oct. 8, 1899.
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Temporary Capitol Burning

Temporary Capitol Burning

Date: September 30, 1899
Creator: unknown
Description: View of the Temporary Capitol building burning looking west. People witnessing the event in the intersection of 11th and Congress Avenue
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[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.
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[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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[Governor's Mansion]

[Governor's Mansion]

Date: 1898
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's mansion taken from the northeast.
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Fulton's Ice Cream Parlor

Fulton's Ice Cream Parlor

Date: March 20, 1897
Creator: unknown
Description: Two men and a little girl at the bar. A rooster is standing on the stool next to the girl. Fulton's was located at 1608 Lavaca St.
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[Grand Stand at Camp Mabry in Austin, Texas]

[Grand Stand at Camp Mabry in Austin, Texas]

Date: 1897
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Grand Stand at Camp Mabry in Austin in 1897, crowded with people. In the foreground a man in a suit and hat, carrying an umbrella, and a woman wearing a long white dress and hat, stroll toward the Grand Stand. Other people, some wearing military uniforms, are milling about. The wooden structure had raked seating under a long hipped roof, and one large central second story tower with smaller second story towers at each end. The structure, which served as a reviewing stand for troops, was burned by arson in 1902, and the original specifications exist at the Alexandar Architectural Archives at the University of Texas at Austin.
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Morrison & Fourmy's General Directory of the City of Austin for 1897-1898

Morrison & Fourmy's General Directory of the City of Austin for 1897-1898

Date: 1897
Creator: Morrison & Fourmy
Description: "Containing the present state, county and city governments, and a complete list of all postoffices and money order offices in Texas; also an index of societies, associations, churches, corporations, educational institutes; full name and address of all residents, their occupations or pursuits, and a complete classified business directory. Also a valuable street and avenue guide.
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