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[Andrew Jackson Sowell, Texas Ranger]

Description: Photograph of Andrew Jackson Sowell, a Texas Ranger, holding a rifle by the barrel in his right hand, and a knife in his left. Portrait was taken in a studio with a painted background depicting a landscape. Cabinet card format.
Date: 1871
Creator: Barr, D. P.
Item Type: Photograph

Colorado River, Texas near Marble Falls

Description: Photograph of a river and the surrounding landscape near Marble Falls. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Colorado River, Texas - 1879, near Marble Falls, below the falls."
Date: 1879
Item Type: Photograph

[Marble Falls]

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?]"
Date: 1879
Item Type: Photograph

[Tree in a Boulder]

Description: Photograph of a tree growing through a boulder, with the boulder cracked midway. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Tree splits a granite boulder near Marble Falls, TX, Llano County 1879."
Date: 1879
Item Type: Photograph

[Marble Falls]

Description: Photograph of a river at Marble Falls, Texas. The water is flowing down layers of flat rock. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Marble Falls, Texas 1879, Granite Shoals, Looking North [illegible]."
Date: 1879
Item Type: Photograph

[John Caldwell]

Description: Photograph of John Caldwell. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Uncle John." Carte-de-visite format.
Date: October 1874
Creator: Wade's Gallery
Item Type: Photograph

July 4th parade

Description: The Hibernian Association made up of male musicians and a group of women in the same white dress parade up Congress Avenue towards the ice cream garden of Messrs. Rosenfield and Co. Other citizens watch from the sides while traffic of horses and buggies wait in the background.
Date: July 4, 1874
Item Type: Photograph

Congress Avenue

Description: Photograph of Congress Avenue, looking north from between 5th and 6th streets. 1853 Capitol building in view.
Date: 1876
Item Type: Photograph