From the title page: Austin Illustrated. A short resume of the history of the Capital of Texas, together with descriptions of its business, homes, churches, schools, climate, and general environments.
Songbook for the Young Men's Business League of Austin. Includes lyrics for America; 'Tucky Home; 'Round Her Neck She Wears a Yeller Ribbon; Peggy O'Neill; Pack up Your Troubles; and others.
Date: c. 1920 - 1930
Creator: Young Men's Business League (Austin, Tex.)
This book discusses the action by the Mexican government to send a revenue officer and small contingent of soldiers into Texas during 1835 to collect taxes from the citizens and the resistance they faced. Includes some letters and notes from the author about later excerpts from newspapers.
This article gives historical background of the first dam at Austin, Texas and its failure followed by a discussion of the changes that were made when building the new dam, including plans.
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.
This book is a biography of Ben Thompson, "Including a detailed and authentic statement of his birth, history and adventures by one who has known him since a child" (from the title page). The original of this item includes an insert from The Steck Company giving a brief overview of the history of the book (number of copies published, prices, etc.).
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