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[Governor's Mansion]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion. "The Governor's Mansion after Texas became a state in 1846, and stands today, although much altered and improved. It is still the Governor's Mansion. It was and is located one black SW of the Capitol." is written on back of photograph.
Date: 1860

[Railroad near Llano]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of people and horse-drawn carriages gathered around a train on a railroad in a forest. A note on back reads "Mr. Will Todman from England, Time Keeper for Quarries at Llano, Texas. Quarrying granite for consturction of the State Capitol at Austin. 50,000 tones narrow [illegible] R.R. A. & N.W. Near Llano -- before R.R. was finished to an Austin Band was was hired to play -- Group Moore F. [illegible], (Major Ramsdell)."
Date: [1864..1881]

[Lungkwitz Family Portrait]

Description: Photograph of the Lungkwitz family, who are sitting around a table outside under a tree. There is a stone building in the background. Identifications from the back of the print: Alice Lungkwitz, Guido Lungkwitz, Martha Lungkwitz, Helene Lungkwitz, Ralph Kuechler, Eva Lungkwitz, Max H. Lungkwitz, Camilla Kuechler, Richard Kuechler.
Date: 1865

[Governor's Mansion]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's mansion view from across Colorado Street to the northwest, looking at the front (east) and south elevations, showing unpainted brick, people sitting on the front porch, the original staircase, and the original cantilevered balcony.
Date: 1866
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