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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

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

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

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

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

Texas Industrial Review, Volume 01, Number 03, October, 1895

Description: The Texas Industrial Review is described as "A monthly publication" that is "Devoted to the General Business Interests of the Southwest" (57). This issue has articles focusing on Austin, the International Regatta, and the cotton mill.
Date: October 1895
Creator: Newning, Charles A.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The University of Texas, Austin—Galveston.

Description: This booklet is primarily a photojournal of the university and some of the surrounding area in Austin, with photographs of all of the main buildings on campus. The first two pages have a brief statement from the Registrar about admissions and departments at the university.
Date: 1902~
Creator: University of Texas
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

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