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[Haschke Family House]

Description: Photograph of two houses located at 100-102 East 17th Street in Austin, Texas. The house on the right belonged to the Haschke Family. A woman and child stand by the gate of the picket fence. Another person stands on the balcony.
Date: January 14, 1905
Item Type: Photograph

[Tayor County Courthouse, Abilene, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Taylor County Courthouse in Abilene, Texas. It is a two-story building with an additional two stories in a clock tower. An individual is sitting by the bushes in front of the building.
Date: December 29, 1905
Item Type: Photograph

Congress Avenue at night

Description: Looking south down Congress Avenue from the west side of 10th St. Congress is paved with bricks with lamp posts along the middle of the street. A moonlight tower can be seen on the northwest corner.
Date: 1905/1910
Item Type: Photograph

[Governor's Mansion]

Description: Print of the Texas Governor's Mansion from the southeast showing the front elevation and south elevation, the grounds, and a trellis to the left of the steps. The mansion is partially obscured by young trees. A large bush sits near the walkway on the right. The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant during this time in 1905 was Governor S.W.T. Lanham. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.
Date: 1905?
Item Type: Photograph

[Racing in Hyde Park]

Description: Photograph of Barney Oldfield in his racing car, the "Green Dragon" at the old fair grounds in Hyde Park, Austin, Texas.
Date: [1905, 1906]
Item Type: Photograph