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Picnic at Hyde Park

Description: Photograph of a large group of kids posing for a group picture after a picnic in Hyde park. They are lined up in four rows in front of what looks to be a stage with a painted backdrop of a street scene.
Date: 1893
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[Jacob Bickler Family Outside House]

Description: Photograph of the family of Jacob Bickler standing outside a house (504 West 14th Street) on the front porch. They are all wearing a coat and hat of some sort. The house is a 1-story brick building and has a picket fence.
Date: 1894

[Portrait of Bellno Goldbeck]

Description: Photograph of Bellno Goldbeck, who is sitting and wearing a suit. The text on the back reads, "Bellno Goldbeck born 19th January 1856 taken 1st of May 1895. to his friend Max Lungkwitz".
Date: May 1, 1895
Creator: Hillyer, H. B.

[Bickler Family Portrait]

Description: Formal studio portrait of seven children in the Bickler Family. Handwritten note on the back reads, "To Mr.s [illegible] Cherry and Children with love from the BIckler, Family, Austin Texas, Dec. 22 92."
Date: 1892
Creator: Zahn, Justus

[Ralph and George W. Bickler]

Description: Photograph of Ralph A. and George W. Bickler, who are posing for a portrait. George is wearing a dress and Ralph is wearing a suit.
Date: July 15, 1896
Creator: Journeay

Ostersonntag in Riverside Park

Description: Family group portrait in Riverside Park in San Antonio on Easter. A couple of the men hold drinks (beer?) and one boy holds a gun. There is a horse-drawn carriage and trees in the background.
Date: March 29, 1891
Creator: Jacobson

[Bull Creek]

Description: Photograph of a man paddling a canoe in a body of water identified as Bull Creek; the shoreline is covered with trees.
Date: 1892~

Fort Sam Houston Tower

Description: Photograph of the clock tower at Fort Sam Houston near San Antonio, Texas.
Date: 1890
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[Group Portrait of Four Young Women]

Description: Photograph of four young women. Their names are handwritten on the back of the photograph and are as follows: Alma Harris, Eula Harris, Mayna (Molly) Caldwell, and another Harris whose first name is not listed.
Date: [1890..1915]

[Colorado River Bridge]

Description: Photograph of a bridge over the Colorado River, shot from one end of it and looking across its length. A town (possibly Kingsland) is visible on the other side.
Date: 1892?

East Austin School Children

Description: Photograph of East Austin school children in the lower 4th grade. The names of everyone in the photograph are listed on the back. Miss Mary Johnson is the teacher. The photograph is cabinet card format.
Date: November 30, 1894

Fredericksburg 50th Jubilee

Description: Photograph of the 50th Fredericksburg Jubilee. Men on horseback are lined up at the front. Several men are dressed in Native American clothing.
Date: 1896

Jack County Courthouse

Description: Photograph of the Jack County courthouse in Jacksboro, Texas. Several horse-drawn wagons with bundles of hay are gathered in the foreground.
Date: 1890
Creator: Price Studio

[Group Portrait at a Picnic]

Description: Photograph of the Haschke and Brown families on picnic in a lightly wooded area. The names of the people in this photograph are listed on the back. The photograph is a cyanotype.
Date: February 13, 1898

Pontoon Bridge

Description: Photograph of a pontoon bridge. A man is standing on the right side of the bridge. Further to the right is a horse tied to the bridge's post. A small building is visible past the other side of the water. The photograph is a cyanotype.
Date: April 2, 1892

[Group Portarit at Camp Mabry, Austin]

Description: Photograph of a group of people seated in a grassy area at Camp Mabry. The person on the far left is in a military uniform, holding a rifle. There are three women and one other man. Large tents and other men are visible in the background. The photograph is a cyanotype.
Date: May 8, 1898

[Austin Baseball Team]

Description: Photograph of a baseball team from Austin, Texas. The photograph is cabinet card format.
Date: [1891..1892]
Creator: Deane

[Langtry, Texas Railroad Depot]

Description: Photograph of the Railroad Depot at Langtry, Texas. It's a small building by the train tracks. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "During the time of Judge Roy Bean's Law West of the Pecos."
Date: 1890

[Execution Scene]

Description: Photograph of a defendant at an execution, with a noose set up on a wooden platform. Caption on the back reads "This is a photograph of the defendant and assembled witnesses immediately prior to execution as he addressed a group of thousands assembled in front of jail. --Harry Hubert."
Date: 1898

Granite Mountain near Marble Falls, Texas

Description: Photograph of a large, smooth stone hill behind a line of trees. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Granite Mountain near Marble Falls, Texas. 1890."
Date: 1890
Creator: Chapman, F.

[Fire Wagon]

Description: Photograph of a horse-drawn fire wagon stopped in the middle of an un-paved main street in front of a row of storefronts; a sign on the wagon says "Colorado No. 2, A Unit for the Dam, 44 Members - Strong." Other carriages are visible in the background and people are standing in the windows and on the first-floor roofs of the stores. The stores include Gammel's Used Books, J.O.Buaas, Phil Bruckmann Painter and Decorator, and a drug store.
Date: 1892~

Elisabet Ney's Studio

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Elisabet Ney's Studio. The stone building has a classical style pediment. Two people are visible seated at a table to the side of the building. In 1892, European portrait sculptor Elisabet Ney (1833-1907) purchased property in Austin at 304 East 44th Street, established a studio named Formosa, and resumed her career as a noted sculptor. Ney sculpted and collected portraits of notable Texans and Europeans. Following Ney’s death in 1907, her friends preserved the studio and its contents as the Elisabet Ney Museum and established the Texas Fine Arts Association dedicated to her memory.
Date: 1893

[Rogers Locomotive Works Locomotive]

Description: Photograph of a steam locomotive built by Rogers Locomotive works about 1875. One of the operators stands on the pilot attached to the engine by the front center coupler. Steam locomotives operated until the mid 20th century, when electric and diesel models took over. Rogers Locomotive and Machine Works, based in Paterson, New Jersey, was a popular 19th century manufacturer of railroad steam locomotives. This model is a 4-4-0 indicating its wheel-arrangement.
Date: 1895~

W. T. Wroe Leather Factory

Description: Photograph of W. T. Wroe's leather factory located at 421-423 Congress Avenue. At center with mustache: Arthur (Otto?) Soebeck. 2nd from right: John Weber, shop foreman. Behind Soebeck in black sweater: M. O. Rhody.
Date: [1890,1930]