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The Industrial Advantages of Austin, Texas, or Austin Up To Date

Description: This book gives a brief historical overview of Austin, Texas and discusses the impact of the industries on the city, noting the major business enterprises of the time period. Index follows page 91.
Date: 1894
Creator: Austin Board of Trade
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Souvenir of Austin, Texas, 1911

Description: This book includes written information about the history, and schools in Austin, Texas as well as an overview of statistics for Texas and a description of the Austin Business League. Primarily, the book has photographs of different views and buildings around the city.
Date: 1911
Creator: Austin Business League
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Difficulties of a Mexican revenue officer in Texas

Description: 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.
Date: January 1901
Creator: Barker, Eugene C.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Reminiscences of an ex-Confederate soldier : or, Forty years on crutches

Description: A narrative of a soldier's experiences in the Civil War. T.H. Bowman was a soldier in Company A, William Wirt Adams's regiment of Mississippi Cavalry. He fought in Kentucky and Tennessee, and later settled in Texas.
Date: 1904
Creator: Bowman, T. H.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Weather Wisdom of the Texas-Mexican Border

Description: Essay discussing folklore about predicting weather, gathered from the areas around the Texas-Mexican border.
Date: 1923~
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Almanac, 1856.

Description: The almanac includes general information about medicine, statistics, recipes, folk remedies, and meteorology for 1856.
Date: 1856
Creator: Duffau, Francis T.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Souvenir of Austin, Texas

Description: A series of views by photographer S.B. Hill.
Date: 1888
Creator: Hill, S.B.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Miss Flora McFlimsy

Description: Poetry published by Mrs. E.C. Kent, inspired by her memories of the series on "Miss Flora McFlimsy" published in Harper's Monthly.
Date: 1885
Creator: Kent, E.C.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library