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Difficulties of a Mexican revenue officer in Texas

Description: This book discusses the action by the Mexican government to send a revenue officer and small contingent of soldiers into Texas during 1835 to collect taxes from the citizens and the resistance they faced. Includes some letters and notes from the author about later excerpts from newspapers.
Date: January 1901
Creator: Barker, Eugene C.
Item Type: Book

[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

Austin Cotton Gin

Description: Austin Cotton Gin was owned by W. T. Caswell and was located on the west side of Chicon St. Horse-drawn wagons with bales of cotton. Workers pose for photograph. Hand-crank loading cranes on platform.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Caswell, W. T.
Item Type: Photograph

Austin Cotton Gin

Description: Austin Cotton Gin was owned by W. T. Caswell and was located on the west side of Chicon St. Horse-drawn wagons full of cotton. Workers pose for photograph.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Caswell, W. T.
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Book