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Texas First Air Flight

Description: Photograph of the first flight in Texas. A biplane is in the sky and a man's hat is partially visible at the left and a utility pole is at the right. "Rogers" is indicated in the inscription on the back.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Photograph

[Nimitz Hotel, Fredericksburg]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of the Nimitz Hotel in Fredericksburg. Several Ford cars are parked in front of the building. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads: "One of these Fords could very well be on I traveled in while with the U.S. Rubber Co. I often stopped at the old Hotel, long long ago. [illegible signature]."
Date: [1900..1925]
Item Type: Photograph

[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

Clay County Courthouse

Description: Photograph of the newly constructed Clay County Courthouse. A note on the photograph mount credits W.H. Wilson as its architect and Strain, Risley, & Swinburn as the builders.
Date: 1900
Item Type: Photograph

[Family Relaxing at a River]

Description: Photograph of a family of five by a river. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Henry W. Rosenberg, Company A33, Infantry..." The photograph is a cyanotype.
Date: January 21, 1900
Item Type: Photograph

[Group Portrait of a Family]

Description: Photograph of a family in a group pose in front of a wooden house. A handwritten note on the back reads "House made from RR [railroad] ties." The photograph is a cyanotype.
Date: April 7, 1907
Item Type: Photograph

[First Flight in Texas]

Description: Photograph of the first flight in Texas. A biplane in visible in the sky above some buildings. Inscription on the back reads "Dallas 1908, Rogers in plane."
Date: 1908
Item Type: Photograph

[Men in Abilene, Texas]

Description: Photograph of three men and a young man in the town of Abilene. A utility pole and two small, wooden shacks or buildings are visible behind the group.
Date: 1906
Item Type: Photograph

[Courthouse at Anson, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the courthouse at Anson, Texas. It is a two-story building with a tower in the center. A man is visible at the corner of the building and a horse is in the foreground, tied to a fence.
Date: January 10, 1906
Item Type: Photograph

[Cotton Compress at Abilene, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a man in a suit and bowler hat standing amidst stacks of compressed cotton bales. Several buildings and electric lines are visible in the background.
Date: January 15, 1906
Item Type: Photograph

[Men at a Cotton Compress in Abilene, Texas]

Description: Photograph of three men, Bob Rutledge, Phil Hanlon, and [unidentified] Hanlon, standing in front of many stacked bags of compressed cotton. They're holding and observing some of the cotton. They all wear suits and hats.
Date: 1906
Creator: Caldwell, Frank, 1883-1962
Item Type: Photograph

[Thompson and Thompson, Abilene Cotton Buyers]

Description: Photograph of two men, Thompson and Thompson, sampling cotton at a cotton compress. Bales of cotton are stacked neatly in the background. The roof of a wooden structure is partially visible over the men.
Date: January 1906
Item Type: Photograph

[Men in Colorado City, Texas]

Description: Photograph of two men in front of a large, two-story building with a clock tower (likely the Mitchell County Courthouse). A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Jones & Ed Hanlon, Colorado City, Texas, 06."
Date: 1906
Item Type: Photograph

[Man in a Horse-Drawn Cart]

Description: Photograph of a man by the name of Bob in a horse-drawn cart. The photograph was taken in a level field with sparse trees, likely near Abilene.
Date: 1906?
Item Type: Photograph

[Pigeons in Anson, Texas]

Description: Photograph of pigeons gathered around a wooden-fenced area with a large birdhouse or dovecote. Much of the view is obscured due to the motion blur of flying pigeons.
Date: January 10, 1906
Item Type: Photograph