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."
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Postcard of Community

Postcard of Community

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of two postcard pictures. The first is of the Texas State Capitol building in Austin, Texas at nighttime, with a statue, trees, and landscaping in front. The second picture is of a small building in Langtry, Texas with signs reading "Judge Roy Bean," "Notary Public," "Justice of the Peace," "Law West of the Pecos," "Jersey Lilly," and "Ice Beer." There are four men on horseback on the left, one on the right, and four men on the porch. There is a note about Judge Roy Bean at the top of the postcard.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Group at Capital

Group at Capital

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a group standing at the capitol in Austin, Texas. Identified people are Gary Thompson, B. W. Aston, and Bill Clayton.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
State Capitol, Des Moines, Iowa.

State Capitol, Des Moines, Iowa.

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard depicting the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines. it had a large dome over the center and forue smaller ones at its four corners. The correspondence reads," Hello Rosa! did you get sick in the boat? I should think a young lady of your size should keep th boat still. You had better come out and see me. Glad you are having such a grand time. Best wishes from your [not legible]". It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassona, 507 E 43 street, Chicago, Ill. c/o C.J. Fleming. it is postmarked Des Moines, iowa, Aug 27, 1908.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes
[Charles Wilson outside Texas Capitol]

[Charles Wilson outside Texas Capitol]

Date: April 22, 1965
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of State representative Charles Wilson outside of the Texas capitol with three supporters. Left to right: Joe Ned Dean, District Judge for Trinity County, Claudette Lowe of Lufkin, and Jeannie Wayland, who was Wilson's administrative assistant. April 22, 1965.
Contributing Partner: The History Center
Capitol Dedication

Capitol Dedication

Date: 1888-05-14/1888-05-19
Creator: Jordan-Ellison
Description: Parade south down Congress Avenue from the Capitol. Caption reads: "Chichasaw Guard from Murpheesburo, Tenn."
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Scottish Granite Cutters

Scottish Granite Cutters

Date: 1881/1888
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Description: Group photo of men. Back of photograph reads, "Scottish granite cutters imported to cut granite at Granite Mountain."
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
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
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Drawing of the Capitol Building of the Republic of Texas

Drawing of the Capitol Building of the Republic of Texas

Date: unknown
Creator: Jordan-Ellison
Description: Drawing of the layout, street position and artist rendering of the Capitol and stockade 1839-1856.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Drawing of the Capitol Building of the Republic of Texas

Drawing of the Capitol Building of the Republic of Texas

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a drawing of the Capitol of the Republic of Texas.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
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