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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

Journal of the Reconstruction Convention, Which Met at Austin, Texas, June 1, A. D. 1868.

Description: Minutes of the Reconstruction Convention including text of Resolutions and Declarations made during the session. The Reoport of the Attorney-General of Texas and other documents are included in the Appendix, starting on page 947. Index begins on page 995.
Date: 1870
Creator: Texas. Constitutional Convention, (1868-1869).
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

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

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

Morrison & Fourmy's General Directory of the City of Austin, 1893-94

Description: General directory for Austin, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "the present state, county and city governments, and a complete list of all county officials, post offices and money order offices in Texas; also an index of societies, associations, churches, corporations, educational institutes, the full name and address of all residents, their occupations or pursuits, and a Complete Classified Business Directory, also A Valuable Steet and Avenue Guide." The Table of Contents starts on page 6; the Index to Advertisements is on page 8.
Date: 1893
Creator: Morrison & Fourmy
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Morrison & Fourmy's General Directory of the City of Austin, 1900-1901.

Description: General directory for Austin, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "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." Table of Contents is on page 3 and Index to Advertisements is on page 4.
Date: 1900
Creator: Morrison & Fourmy
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

La Prelle Place, Austin, Texas

Description: This booklet describes La Prelle Place, which is "Austin's Restricted Residence District" with descriptions of the amenities and accompanying photographs.
Date: [1910]
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

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

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