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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

[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

[Haschke Family in their Car]

Description: Photograph of the Haschke Family (Cecilia, Reinhold, and Feodor) in a car parked in front of an unidentified stone 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

Cabbages and Kings

Description: This work is O. Henry's first published volume and is considered to be his only novel. The plot is composed of several short stories, which were inspired by the author's six-month stay in Honduras in the late 1890s.
Date: 1904
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910