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Description: Photograph of men, women, and children with fishing rods, standing in a=the Colorado River at Marble Falls. A small building is visible on the bank to the left. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Marble Falls, Texas -- Shoe Factory -- Roper Gristmill M Falls."
Description: Photograph of people and horses gathered around a deposit of granite. The granite is cut into progressively smaller blocks from its original mass. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Granite Mountain about 1884. This mountain of granite supplied 50,000 tons of granite for the Texas State Capitol at Austin and about 450,000 tons to Galveston for the sea wall and jetties."
Description: Photograph of a lady in a carriage in front of a two-story house. The caption on the back reads "This is the buggy we had in the parade in Bonham, Texas in [blank]. [Illegible] Grace McQuigg driving. The McQuigg Wilson Mercantile Co.'s entry."
Description: Photograph of the town of Marble Falls. Two dirt roads lead into the town. Several buildings are visible in the distance, with hills covering the horizon. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Marble Falls [...] Hotel, Chalk Hotel, [...] Stone, Kingsland ? Antlers Hotel, From Project Saloon, Pare Hotel."
Creator: Hill, S. B.
Description: Photograph of the town of Marble Falls. Dirt roads criss-cross into the town. There are two circles of buildings in the distance, with people and horses standing in the dirt roads. A handwritten note on the back says, "Marble Falls, Texas 1879, Bank Saloon, Granite [Mountain?]"
Description: Photograph of the river at Marble Falls. Water flows down the shelves of sedimentary rock. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Roper Mill - at Marble Falls", probably referring to the small building in the distance, slightly to the left of the center of the photograph.
Description: Photograph of large wool scouring equipment from Marble Falls. There are several men standing on and in front of the equipment. The picture was taken at the site of the Walker's Austex Chili Plant in downtown Austin.
Date: January 13, 1941
Creator: Douglass, Neal