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Another Glimpse

Description: A note from the editor about the reception of Arthur W. Page's "Little Pictures of O. Henry" series. Includes a letter to the editor written by Robert H. Davis about the author's first impressions of O. Henry. Illustrated by a self-portrait of O. Henry.
Date: November 1913

Armistice Day Parade

Description: Photograph of a group of men marching in an Armistice Day parade in 1919. The identities of some of the men are given by Mr. George C. Hawley: Dr. T.U. Taylor is holding the flag, Dr. E.P. Schoch is the tall professor in the first row (next to Dr. Bantel), Dr. E.C. Bantel is the first person in the line of march.
Date: 1919

[Armistice Day Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of five individuals standing and one individual sitting on a parade float. One of them is barbecuing, three are dressed as soldiers with a gun, one is dressed as a nurse, and one is dressed as if he was injured. The text on the back of the photo reads, "Aug. 12, 1983 Ralph A. Bickler files probably Armistice Day Parade Nov. 11, 1918 (Ralph is not on float. Mrs. R.A.B.".
Date: November 11, 1918

[Austin High School Senior Class Picnic at Barton Springs]

Description: Photograph of the 1914 Austin High School senior picnic, showing a group of young men and women standing on stone steps leading down to Barton Springs pool. There is a curved stone wall behind the steps, with a large stone relief star, similar to the Texas seal. The women are dressed in long skirts, and some are wearing hats. The men are wearing light shirts, ties and dark trousers, and some are also wearing hats.
Date: 1914

[Austin National Bank Employess]

Description: Photograph of the employees of the Austin National Bank posing for a portrait. The men are all dressed professionally. In the top row, from left to right, is Vest E. Lander, Bookkeeper, Sully B. Roberdeau, Receiving Teller, Leon D. Williams, General Bookkeeper, Clark C. Campbell, Bookkeeper, Gerald Boerner, Mail Teller, Morris Hirschfield, Cashier, Ralph A. Bickler, Secretary, Earl E. Simms, Collector, and Miles F. Byrne, Receiving Teller. In the middle row, from left to right, is Wesley, H. Lyons, Bookkeeper, Boyd Wells, Exchange Teller, John H. Whitis, Bookkeeper, and C. M. (Jim) Bartholomew, Assistant Cashier and Paying Teller. In the front row is George W. Mabson, Porter.
Date: January 1913
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Austin's First Ambulance

Description: Photograph of Austin's first ambulance taken at 33rd and Speedway streets. The ambulance is horse-drawn and on the side, in addition to a cross, is a small plaque that reads "V.O. Weed." On the back of the photograph there is a note that reads "Mr. Bob Weed says that the body of this horse-drawn ambulance was removed and motorized with the coming of the auto-mobile, therefore it became Austin's first real ambulance."
Date: 1910

Austin's First Ambulance

Description: Photograph of a horse-drawn ambulance taken at 33rd and Speedway streets. On the side of the ambulance, in addition to a cross, is a small plaque that reads "V.O. Weed." The body of this horse-drawn ambulance was removed and motorized with the coming of the automobile, therefore it became Austin's first real ambulance.
Date: 1910

[Automobile]

Description: Photograph of an automobile parked on the side of a dirt road, with tall grass covering a wire fence. A nearby fence post has a sign on it that says, "Ocean Highway." The vehicle has a sign on its back that says, "Excuse My Dust" and a barrel hanging from it reads "1081 Austin."
Date: September 20, 1913

[Bickler Family Women Knitting]

Description: Photograph of six women of the Bickler family sitting on a nench or fence and knitting. The five on the left are looking at their knitting or sewing projects, but the one on the right is looking at the camera. Martha Bickler is possibly fourth from left.
Date: April 29, 1919