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Songs of the Y.M.B.L., Austin, Texas

Description: 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.)
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The Texas Fine Arts Association and Elisabet Ney Museum

Description: This pamphlet gives an overview of the museum with a brief biography of Elisabet Ney and legal documents of the Texas Fine Arts Association.
Date: [c. 1912]
Creator: Texas Fine Arts Association
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The windows of old St. David's

Description: Booklet describing the stained glass windows of St. David's Episcopal Church in Austin.
Date: c. 1920 - 1930
Creator: Mitchell, Mary H.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

List of Fugitives From Justice: 1891.-- Part VII

Description: A list of criminals, divided by county, which gives the name, crime, and description of each fugitive. Name index begins on page 27.
Date: 1962
Creator: Texas. Adjutant General's Office.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Life and Adventures of Ben Thompson the Famous Texan.

Description: 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.).
Date: 1956
Creator: Walton, W. M.
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

Report on the Dam and Water Power Development at Austin, Texas

Description: Report about the reconstruction of the Austin Dam including appendices of statistics, graphs, and a bibliography, as well as the letter of transmittal and relevant city resolution.
Date: November 1917
Creator: Mead, Daniel W.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Proceedings of Investigation Committee, House of Representatives Thirty-Fifth Legislature: Charges Against Governor James E. Ferguson Together with Findings of Committee and Action of House with Prefatory Statement and Index to Proceedings

Description: This publication documents the investigation of Governor Ferguson conducted by the Investigation Committee including transcripts of interviews, relevant documents, and the findings of the Committee. Index starts on page 531.
Date: March 1917
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives. Investigation Committee.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The Bar as an Institution of the State

Description: Transcription of the speech Phillips gave which discusses the role of lawyers and their obligations to the people that they serve.
Date: July 2, 1913
Creator: Texas Bar Association
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Catalogue of The Kelley School, 1910-1911

Description: The catalog for The Kelley School includes information about the institution, calendars, course offerings, a register of students, and photographs.
Date: 1911
Creator: The Kelley School
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