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[Correspondence to Carrie Crusemann from Charles S. Potts]

Description: A letter to Carrie Crusemann, one of E.M. and Lucadia Pease's grandchildren, from Charles S. Potts, then dean of the Southern Methodist University school of law, requesting information on the Pease family—at the time, Potts was preparing an entry on E.M. Pease for the "Dictionary of American Biography."
Date: March 31, 1931
Creator: Potts, Charles S.
Item Type: Text

Shrine Parade

Description: Photograph of a Shrine parade in New Orleans, LA. The crowd watches uniformed people march through the street while carrying U.S. flags and flags of the Christian cross. Houston and Austin groups are represented in the photograph.
Date: April 25, 1938
Item Type: Photograph

[Austin Dam]

Description: Photograph of the Austin Dam. The water is flowing through the dam's open floodgates.
Date: 1938?
Item Type: Photograph

Buchanan Dam

Description: Photograph of Buchanan Dam at Llano, Texas. Two cranes are set up in the area.
Date: April 21, 1937
Item Type: Photograph

[Group portrait of Texas Rangers]

Description: Photograph of a group of Texas rangers. Each ranger is holding a rifle of their own. Identified on the back are Jim King, Bass Outlaw, Riley Boston, Charles Fusselman, -- Derbin, Ernest Rodgers, Charles Barton, Walter Jones, Bob Bell, Cal Aten, Captain frank Jones, Walter Durbin, JIm Robinson, and Frank Schmidt.
Date: 1932
Item Type: Photograph

[Buchanan Dam]

Description: Photograph of Buchanan Dam, with a view of the Colorado River in Llano, Texas.
Date: April 21, 1937
Item Type: Photograph

[Austin Dam]

Description: Photograph of Austin Dam. Several people watch as the water runs into the spillway. The machine building is visible at left.
Date: December 6, 1938
Item Type: Photograph

Buchanan Dam

Description: Photograph of Buchanan Dam at Llano, Texas. The photograph was taken from a long distance to capture the entire dam. A single individual is visible at a cliff in the distance.
Date: April 21, 1937
Item Type: Photograph

[Austin Dam]

Description: Photograph of the Austin Dam. This photograph was taken from the side where the water flows out of the dam.
Date: 1938?
Item Type: Photograph

[Man near Airplanes]

Description: Photograph of a man near a line of airplanes at an airport in Austin. The airplanes are mid 20th century models with two seats.
Date: October 22, 1937
Item Type: Photograph

[Man near an Airplane]

Description: Photograph of a man near a plane at an airport in Austin. The plane is a mid 20th century model with two seats.
Date: October 22, 1937
Item Type: Photograph

[Austin Dam]

Description: Photograph of the Austin Dam. Several people watch as water flows into the spillway. The machine building is visible at left.
Date: December 6, 1938
Item Type: Photograph

[Men in Corsicana, Texas]

Description: Photograph of three men in suits and a child in overalls. The child is standing on a barrel to stand at an even height with the rest of the group. The group stands next to agricultural containers.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph

[View of a House]

Description: Photograph of a wood-paneled house with laundry drying on a line on the porch. Some buckets are in front of the house and a pile of firewood is under the porch. According to a handwritten note on the back of the photo, the house belongs to Cecil Hayes. It was located at 303 Orchard Street, Austin, Texas.
Date: December 30, 1939
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photographic Laboratory
Item Type: Photograph

O. Henry's cradle

Description: Back of postcard reads: "Cradle in which O. Henry was rocked."
Date: 1937
Creator: Hon, Roberta Porter
Item Type: Postcard

School attended by O. Henry

Description: Back of postcard reads: "This is the only school that O. Henry (Wm. Sydney Porter) ever attended. He was taught by his Aunt, Miss Lina Porter, and left this school when he was only fifteen."
Date: 1937
Creator: Bridges, Earley W.
Item Type: Postcard

O. Henry As I Knew Him

Description: Article from unknown magazine where Mrs. Porter discusses her experience being courted by O. Henry
Date: March 1939
Creator: Porter, Sara L. C.
Item Type: Article

Excerpt pages from The Caliph of Baghdad

Description: Excerpt pages from "The Caliph of Baghdad" relevant to J.W. Maxwell’s certifying claim with copy of receipt to PH Hatzfeld’s.
Date: 1931
Creator: Davis, Robert H. & Maurice, Arthur B.
Item Type: Book