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[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

[Pigeons in Anson, Texas]

Description: Photograph of numerous pigeons gathered in a wooden-fenced. Some are sheltered in what appears to be a large birdhouse or a dovecote.
Date: January 10, 1906
Item Type: Photograph

[Cliff near Colorado City, Texas]

Description: Photograph of two men at the foot of a cliff. The photograph was taken looking upwards with one man at the lower left and the other standing on a rocky shelf at center.
Date: 1906
Item Type: Photograph

[Mr. Thompson and Rutledge at a Cotton Compress]

Description: Photograph of several men, including a Mr. Thompson and a Mr. Rutledge, at a cotton compress. Bales of cotton are neatly laid out on the ground. A large wooden structure and a smokestack are visible in the background.
Date: January 16, 1906
Item Type: Photograph

[Mill in Abilene]

Description: Photograph of a man at a mill named Bob in Abilene, Texas. The man is standing next to a large pile of cotton seed and a horse-drawn cart filled with seed. A cotton [seed oil?] mill is to his left, with large smokestacks protruding from the building.
Date: 1906
Item Type: Photograph

[Haschke Family in their Car]

Description: Photograph of the Haschke Family (Cecilia, Reinhold, and Feodor) in a car parked in front of the Capitol building. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Ma Haschke, Pa Haschke, Fedo Haschke - About the first car in Austin, Texas." The photograph is a cyanotype.
Date: August 8, 1901
Item Type: Photograph

[Bullring in Juarez, Mexico]

Description: Photograph of two men outside of a bullring in Juarez, Mexico. One man is identified as Jon Denton of Austin and the other is "Stewart". The bullring has various advertisements posted on it in English.
Date: May 1906
Item Type: Photograph

[Federal Building in Abilene, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a three-story federal building in Abilene, Texas. A man, a wagon, and power lines are visible outside of the building. An American flag flies from the roof of the building.
Date: January 1, 1906
Item Type: Photograph

[Family in Lampasas, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a family gathered at the front porch of a two-story house in Lampasas, Texas. The house is behind a small picket fence, and the porch is elevated several feet off the ground.
Date: 1907
Item Type: Photograph

[Jailhouse]

Description: Photograph of a jailhouse, possibly in Jack County. The building has two full stories with a small attic, and has a small windmill to its right.
Date: 1900
Creator: Price, J. C.
Item Type: Photograph

["Law West of the Pecos"]

Description: Photograph of Judge Roy Bean's House, the "Law West of the Pecos." Several men sit on the porch and more men are on horseback outside the house. Caption reads "This old relic is located in the little town of Langtry, Texas, which was the abode of Judge Roy Bean--a "Saloon" and also a "Hall of Justice" he being the only peace officer west of the Pecos River, at the time the photo was made, about 1900, and shows Judge Bean holding court, trying a horse-thief. Left of the picture is the stolen horse. On horses, guarded by officers, are two other horse thieves, supposed partners of the one on trial."
Date: 1900~
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

Courthouse at Baird, Texas

Description: Photograph of the old Callahan County Courthouse at Baird, Texas. It is a two-story stone building with a statue of a person on top of a dome in the center of its roof. A small windmill is set up on the, near a telephone pole. A fence surrounds the building.
Date: 1906
Item Type: Photograph

[Courthouse in Midland, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the courthouse in Midland, Texas, apparently under construction. The stone building has one level competed with wood framing beginning to be put in place for second story windows. Small trees partially obscure the building.
Date: 1906
Item Type: Photograph

[Men in Abilene, Texas]

Description: Photograph of two men in suits and bowler hats, standing by the side of a brick building. They are trading objects, one of which being a metal (possibly gold) bar. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Windsor Hotel, Captain [...] gold prices sold for $6,000.00, 36 lbs."
Date: June 17, 1906
Item Type: Photograph