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About New York with O. Henry
A description of the places in New York that O. Henry used as settings for many of his short stories. The article is illustrated with photographs.
Account of the Removal of the Remains of Stephen F. Austin from Peach Point Cemetery in Brazoria County, Texas to State Cemetery, Austin, Texas, October 18 to 20, 1910
This book describes the ceremonies and processes involved in moving Austin's remains and includes the relevant formal decisions by the Texas State Legislature.
Adventures in Neurasthenia
Short story written by O. Henry when he was in residence in Asheville, North Carolina and addresses themes of alcoholism and the author's relationship with his father.
[Aftermath of 1915 flood]
View of aftermath of April 1915 flood, Waller Creek at 705 E. 6th Street, Austin. People are gathered on the stone bridge and look down onto the creek. Damaged buildings are on either side of the creek.
Another Glimpse
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.
Armistice Day Parade
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.
Armistice parade down Congress from Capitol
People lining Congress Avenue watching a parade of military personnel pass on their way from the Capitol.
Armistice Parade up Congress
People lining Congress Avenue watching a parade of military personnel pass on their way toward the Capitol.
Armistice Parade up Congress to Capitol
People lining Congress Avenue watching a parade of military personnel pass on their way toward the Capitol.
[Austin High School Senior Class Picnic at Barton Springs]
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.
The Austin Silk Plantation and Manufacturing Company
This pamphlet describes the processes of silk production and compares it to raising cotton.
Austin Trade Excursion, Georgetown
Photograph of the Austin Trade Excursion in Georgetown. Men in suits are gathered at a street intersection in the town. Some cars are visible in the street.
[Austin Volunteer Fire Department]
Photograph of the Austin Volunteer Fire Department on parade down Congress Avenue.
Austin's First Ambulance
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."
[Automobile]
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."
[Automobile in Austin]
Photograph of an automobile parked at the curb in front of a house in Austin. The vehicle has a woman in the driver's seat, and two children in the back.
The Bar as an Institution of the State
Transcription of the speech Phillips gave which discusses the role of lawyers and their obligations to the people that they serve.
Battle Ship South Carolina
Photograph of the Battleship South Carolina at Galveston, Texas.
[Biplane]
Photograph of a grounded biplane in a field near St. Edward's University in south Austin.
[Biplanes]
Photograph of a line of biplanes with a large crowd of observers in the background. The field is near St. Edward's University in south Austin.
Born and Raised in No'th Ca'llina
This article is the first part of Arthur W. Page's biography of O. Henry, "Little Pictures of O. Henry." It addresses O. Henry's early life and is illustrated with photographs and sketches.
[Boy Standing in Waller Creek Flood Debris]
Photograph of a boy standing among debris of Waller Creek flood.
[Buildings on Congress Avenue]
Photograph of a view looking south down Congress Avenue. Among the buildings lining the street are he Austin American and the Von Boeckmann Jones Company.
[Bullfight in Juarez, Mexico]
Photograph of a bullfight in Juarez, Mexico. The crowd watches from their shaded balcony as the matadors enter the ring. Inscription on the back reads "Torrodors [sic] and Picadors entering the Bull Ring."
[Bullfight in Juarez, Mexico]
Photograph of a bull charging a horseback matador in an arena. A small crowd watches from the bleachers and a shaded balcony. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Bull Charging Picador, Juarez 4-13-13. The horses being blind-folded, stands his ground - The bull is thrust off with the long lance - not always does the horse escape being [illegible] - in this instance, the picador had his breeches ripped at the seam."
[Bullfight in Juarez, Mexico]
Photograph of a bull by a downed horse in a bull fighting arena. Two matadors have their backs turned to the camera, watching the bull. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Bull tossing a horse he has just gored to death."
[Bullfight in Juarez, Mexico]
Photograph of a matador delivering the killing blow in a bullfight. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Bull charging to his death against the sword."
[Bullfight in Juarez, Mexico]
Photograph of a matador close to a bull in a bullfighting arena. The crowd watches from the bleachers and a shaded balcony.
By-laws and house rules of the Country Club, Austin, Texas.
Bylaws of the Country Club of Austin, Texas in 1911.
Calendar page
Front page of calendar, which was found in room in which O. Henry passed away, with June (month of death) showing
Camp Mabry railroad switch and arsenal
Back reads, "This photograph shows the International & Great Northern Railroad main line. The ralroad switch runs by the arsenal which is shown on the left of the picture. The International & Great Northern Railroad will run a number of tracks in the camp or at any other place to suit the Government."
[Campbell Family at Mount Bonnell]
Photograph of the Campbells and John Barry Caldwell at Mount Bonnell (Lover's Leap) in Austin. The family is posing on a tree leaning off of a cliff. The Colorado River is visible in the background.
[Campbells and Caldwells at Mount Bonnell]
Photograph of the Campbell Family and Caldwell Family at Mount Bonnell (Lover's Leap) in Austin. The Colorado River is visible in the distance.
The Capitol of our great state, Austin, Texas
A book about Austin, Texas.
[Car with a Flat Tire]
Photograph of a couple standing by a car. The man at the front of a picture is holding a car jack, attempting to fix a flat tire. The caption on the back reads "Bob got a [illegible] in route to Galveston from Austin 7/17/13 just before arriving at Giddings."
Catalogue of The Kelley School, 1910-1911
The catalog for The Kelley School includes information about the institution, calendars, course offerings, a register of students, and photographs.
[Children Riding Donkeys]
Photograph of two children on donkeys in Mineral Wells. Some houses are visible in the background.
Children's Day Parade Boulevard, Galveston
Photograph of Children Day Parade at Galveston. The parade is made up of girls with baby carriages. Crowds of adults are on the sidewalks on either side of the parade route. The ocean is visible in the background.
Children's Parade, Galveston
Photograph of a Children's Day Parade at Galveston. The parade is made up of girls with baby carriages. Adults are on the sidewalk and the ocean is visible in the background.
[Clark Field]
Soldiers sitting in an arc for a group panoramic photo.
The Confederate soldier; and Ten years in South America
A biography by J.M. Polk about his life, and years with Hood's Texas Brigade.
Congress Avenue Bridge
Congress Avenue bridge looking northwest towards downtown from the southeast corner. Skeleton of the Scarbrough Building under construction is in view.
Congress Avenue looking north from 5th Street
Looking north up Congress Avenue towards the Capitol. Automobiles and horses can been seen.
Congress Avenue looking towards Capitol
Aerial view of Congress Avenue looking north from the Scarbrough Building at 6th and Congress.
Congress Avenue looking towards Capitol
Aerial view of Congress Avenue looking north from the Littlefield Building at 6th and Congress.
Congress Avenue with street rail
Looking north towards Capitol at about the 500 block of Congress Avenue. A family in the foreground is either getting off or getting on a street rail car.
Congress Avenue with street rail
Looking north towards Capitol at about the 500 block of Congress Avenue. A family in the foreground is either getting off or getting on a street rail car.
[Correspondence to Julia Maria Pease]
A letter to Julia Maria Pease from a former employee who had emigrated from Japan—he wants to go back and get married, and he asks Pease to verify that he had legally come into the US from Japan, so that he can return with his wife.
[Correspondence to Julia Maria Pease from Dave Pease]
A letter to Julia Maria Pease from Dave Pease, a former slave.
[Correspondence to Julia Maria Pease from Dave Pease]
A letter to Julia Maria Pease from Dave Pease, a former slave.