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Capitol Directory, Austin, Texas

Description: "Names, street addresses, telephone numbers and department of employment of persons permanently located in the state capitol and the state land office building on February 1, 1921."
Date: 1921
Creator: Austin, Tex: Forum Print. Co.
Item Type: Book

Guadalupe Street

Description: Photograph of Guadalupe Street taken from the west approximately where the present-day "The Drag" is located. A street car is in motion along the street. Texas Bookstore, University Co-Op and Roach Brothers pharmacy are on the west side of Guadalupe Street.
Date: April 17, 1927
Creator: Boone
Item Type: Photograph

[Governor's Mansion from the grounds]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion looking southeast from northwest side of the mansion on the grounds. Trees and a stone birdbath are visible in front of and partially obscure the mansion from view. A sprinkler is on and watering the lawn on the right side of the mansion. The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant here in 1929 was Governor Dan Moody. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.
Date: 1929
Creator: Boone Photo
Item Type: Photograph

[Seaholm Power Plant rear view]

Description: Photograph of the rear view of the Seaholm Power Plant. The river can be seen on the right with the capitol building in the background. The Seaholm Power Plant was constructed in the 1930s and was eventually demolished in the 1960s.
Date: [1929,1951]
Creator: Boone Photo
Item Type: Photograph

[Will Rogers and Governor-elect Dan Moody at Woodlawn]

Description: Photograph of Will Rogers and Texas Governor-elect Dan Moody posing together on "Will Rogers' Horse" at Woodlawn. They are wearing hats and holding guns as part of the post. The horse is in a living room or sitting area, next to a brick fireplace.
Date: November 2, 1926
Creator: Boone Photo Company
Item Type: Photograph

Train bearing Emilio Carranza's body in Austin July 21, 1928

Description: Photograph of a train bearing Emilio Carranza's body as it stops in Austin on its way back to Mexico. From verso: "Emilio Carranza was a famous Mexican 'Ace' who was killed in an accident in New Jersey just after he had taken off for Mexico City where his bride of four months awaited him. His father Sebastian Carranza accompanied the body. At various stops along the way from New York to Mexico, recognition was given the flying ace. In Austin members of state and city governments met the train as well as members of the Chamber of Commerce: Max Bickler, J.A. Nichols, A.D. Bolm, Sam Sparks, Horace Barnhart, John D. Miller, James W. Bass, Lynn Hunter, A.D. Boone, Walter Murray, Martin Andersen, Walter Seaholm, R. Niles Graham, H.H. Luedecke, J. W. Ezelle, and Walter E. Long."
Date: July 21, 1928
Creator: Boone's Photo Company
Item Type: Photograph

Barton Springs Pool

Description: People congregating near the diving board. Others on the grassy hill.
Date: June 17, 1925
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph

Governor's Mansion [under snow]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion front and north elevations. It has a screen porch with steps. The front lawn is covered in snow. The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and continuously occupied since 1856. The mansion here was occupied by first female Texas governor Miriam A. Ferguson in 1925. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a National historic landmark in 1970.
Date: 1925
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph

[Seton Infirmary doctors]

Description: Group portrait of men on steps of building. Back reads: "1923 Seton Infirmary. Top row: 1. Richardson, Dalton, 2. Watt, William Elliot, -1961, 3. Hilgartner, Henry Louis, 1868-1937, 4. Granberry, Howard B., 1870-1942, 5. Kreisle, Matthew Ferninand, 1886-1964, 6. Gilbert, Joseph M., 1873-1951. Second Row: 7. Gibson, James W., 8. Kirk, Louis Harry, 1877-1938, 9. Black, 10. Hill, Homer Barksdale, 11. Weller, Cyrus Burford, 1881-1935, 12. Gilbert, G. Horace, 1879-1945, 13. Gregg, Frank (?), Third row: 14, Loving, James M., 1879-1948, 15. Hudson, Samuel Edward, 1860-1943, 16. Mathews, Claud, 17. Thomas, John, 18. Stroberg, 19. Beverly, Albert Fitzhugh, 1884-1943, 20. Scott, Zachary Thomson, 1880-1964. Fourth Row: 21., 22. Wooten, Goodall Harrison, 23. Key, Samuel N. Sr., -1956, 24. Wooten, Joe Sil, 1871-1949, 25. Harper, W. A., 26. Wickline, Robert M., 27. Boerner, Morris Hirshfield, 1885-1932, 28. Herd, Alan"
Date: 1923
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph

O. Henryana

Description: This work was published posthumously.
Date: 1920
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Item Type: Book

Letters to Lithopolis

Description: This work is a collection of letters from O. Henry to Mabel Wagnalls.
Date: 1922
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Item Type: Book

The Crucible

Description: A poem entitled "The Crucible" by O. Henry turned into a song by Alexander McFayden.
Date: 1921
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910 & McFayden, Alexander

[Group Portrait of Men]

Description: Photograph of 23 men in suits. Some men are unidentified, but most of the names are listed on the back (L to R by row). Names includes Cott Alexander, Warren Taylor, George Watkins, Melvin Stones, Ed Mosure, Walter Hanna, August Zeppin, Guy Collette, Max Sxhmitz, Emmett Rose, Guy Ross, M. McSwain, W.H. Richardson, Jr., W.C. Love, Ernest STubbs, O.L. koock, Harry Land, and Frank Caldwell.
Date: 1920
Creator: Jensen Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[St. David's Hospital]

Description: Exterior of the St. David's Hospital building at 606 W. 17th. Building is now the Rio House Apartments.
Date: February 16, 1929
Creator: Jordan Co.
Item Type: Photograph