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[University of Texas Old Main Building]

Description: Back of photograph reads: "University of Texas. This view shows the west wing of the present main building taken from about where Sutton Hall now stands. The erection of this was started in the fall of 1883 and finished in the summer of 1884. The University of Texas opened Sept. 1883 in the temporary Capitol building and moved to the west wing in the fall of 1884. Copy of old photograph."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Capitol Grounds]

Description: Looking northwest at the Capitol dome from a pond on the grounds. Pond is no longer present, but noted by a marker on the grounds.
Date: unknown
Creator: Jordan-Ellison
Item Type: Photograph

East Avenue

Description: East Avenue below 3rd St. before the street was paved.
Date: 1933
Creator: Jordan-Ellison
Item Type: Photograph

Nineteenth Street looking east

Description: Nineteenth Street looking east after street paving. Waller Creek bridge in view. Photo reads, "Asutin Street Paving, Soutwest Bitulithic Co., Contractor, H. R. F. Helland, Consulting Engineer."
Date: 1930-10-31~
Creator: Jordan-Ellison
Item Type: Photograph

Austin City Hall

Description: Looking northeast at the Austin City Hall building at the northeast corner of Colorado and 8th St.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph

East First Street

Description: East First Street looking west. Photo reads, "Austin Paving, L. E. Whitham and Co., Contractors, H. R. F. Helland, Consulting Engineer."
Date: 193?
Creator: Jordan-Ellison
Item Type: Photograph

Fulton's Ice Cream Parlor

Description: Two men and a little girl at the bar. A rooster is standing on the stool next to the girl. Fulton's was located at 1608 Lavaca St.
Date: March 20, 1897
Item Type: Photograph

Unpaved Nineteenth Street

Description: Nineteenth Street looking east before street paving. Waller Creek bridge in view. Photo reads, "Asutin Street Paving, Soutwest Bitulithic Co., Contractor, H. R. F. Helland, Consulting Engineer."
Date: 1930-07-19~
Creator: Jordan-Ellison
Item Type: Photograph

Stephen F. Austin Hotel

Description: Looking east from W. 7th at intersection of 7th and Congress. Photo taken after the extension to the Stephen F. Austin Hotel.
Date: March 17, 1947
Item Type: Photograph

Stephen F. Austin Hotel

Description: Looking down from the southwest corner of 7th and Congress looking northeast. Photo shows the Hotel before construction of the addition.
Date: 1924~
Creator: Jordan Company
Item Type: Photograph