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[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

[Scurry County Courthouse, Snyder, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Scurry County Courthouse built in 1886. It is a two-story brick building in Snyder, Texas. A man in a suit stands at the corner of the building and a lumber pile is set up in front of the building. A few other buildings are visible in the background.
Date: 1906
Item Type: Photograph

The Voice of the City

Description: This is O. Henry's third collection of short stories set in New York City.
Date: 1908
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Item Type: Book