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Barton Creek Bridge
Photograph of Barton Creek Bridge looking east.
[Carriages at Barton Creek]
Photograph of two horse drawn carriages with several men and women. Barton Creek Bridge is in background.
[Front exterior of Governor's Mansion]
Photograph of Texas Governor's Mansion front and south elevation, unpainted brick, with fence and grounds. The upper balcony is not connected to the columns. Built by Abner Cook in 1855 and continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant here in 1870 is Governor Edmund J. Davis. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a National historic landmark in 1970.
[Governor's Mansion]
Photograph of the Texas Governor's mansion from around 1870.
Journal of the Reconstruction Convention, Which Met at Austin, Texas, Dec. 7, A. D. 1868, Vol. 2
Minutes of the Reconstruction Convention including text of Resolutions and Declarations made during the session. Index begins on page 539.
Journal of the Reconstruction Convention, Which Met at Austin, Texas, June 1, A. D. 1868.
Minutes of the Reconstruction Convention including text of Resolutions and Declarations made during the session. The Reoport of the Attorney-General of Texas and other documents are included in the Appendix, starting on page 947. Index begins on page 995.
[Portrait of Jacob Bickler]
Photograph of Jacob Bickler as a young man, who is only visible from the chest up and is wearing a suit.
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to Lucadia Pease]
The fifth in a series of eleven letters to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease—in them he discusses, among other things, yellow-fever and typhoid epidemics.
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to Lucadia Pease]
The sixth in a series of eleven letters to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease—in them he discusses, among other things, yellow-fever and typhoid epidemics.
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to Lucadia Pease]
The seventh in a series of eleven letters to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease—in them he discusses, among other things, yellow-fever and typhoid epidemics.
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to Lucadia Pease]
The eighth in a series of eleven letters to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease—in them he discusses, among other things, yellow-fever and typhoid epidemics.
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to Lucadia Pease]
The ninth in a series of eleven letters to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease—in them he discusses, among other things, yellow-fever and typhoid epidemics.
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to Lucadia Pease]
The tenth in a series of eleven letters to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease—in them he discusses, among other things, yellow-fever and typhoid epidemics.
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to Lucadia Pease]
The eleventh in a series of eleven letters to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease—in them he discusses, among other things, yellow-fever and typhoid epidemics.
[Andrew Jackson Sowell, Texas Ranger]
Photograph of Andrew Jackson Sowell, a Texas Ranger, holding a rifle by the barrel in his right hand, and a knife in his left. Portrait was taken in a studio with a painted background depicting a landscape. Cabinet card format.
[View of Austin, 1871]
Photograph of Austin in 1871.
[Train on Waller Creek Bridge]
Photograph of the front view of a steam train paused on the Waller Creek bridge in Austin. Buildings can be seen on both the right and left hand side of the bridge. There are passengers visible on the platform to the left of the train. On the back of the photograph there is a note that reads "With a little steam left this forerunner of a soon-to-be speeding civilization has stopped on the little Waller Creek bridge in Austin to let the passengers from Houston and other points out a the Depot House, Christmas day, 1871." Also on the back there is a note that reads "504 E 5th(?) Houston & Texas Central."
Austin Star String Band
Photographic collage of the Austin All Star String band with six images of band members. Starting from the top, the first violinist is Charles Sterzing, the cornetist is A. D. Preuss, the violist is Charles W. Ohrndorf, the cellist is Henry Bastian, the clarinetist is Charles Thiele, and the second violinist is Oscar Neumann. Text on the image also notes that the band was formed June 1, 1871 and H. A. Klotz was the teacher.
Cypress Grove at Dead Man's Hole
Stereographic photographs of a forest of trees along the Pedernales River.
Dead Man's Hole
Stereographic photographs of trees on a bank of the Pedernales river.
A Giant Cypress
Stereographic photographs of a large cypress tree. There are other trees in the background
The Giants Pulpit, near Mable Falls
Stereographic photographs of large rocks with trees in the background.
[A Group of Hunters Wait in Camp]
Stereographic photographs of a camp of buffalo hunters in Jones County. There is a tent held up by a log, with a covered wagon in the background.
[J. G. Lieb]
Photograph of J. G. Lieb, who is sitting and only his torso and up is visible.
[A Landscape With Trees]
Stereographic photographs of a hill with a lot of trees. Two men are standing on the hill among the plants.
Mercantile and General City Directory of Austin, Texas---1872-1873.
The 1872-1873 Austin city directory, "Containing an Interesting History of Austin, the Name and Residence of its Citizens, and Local Information of General Interest." (From the title page.)
[Portrait of a Boy]
Photograph of a young boy, who is wearing a suit and only visible from the chest up.
[Portrait of a Boy]
Photograph of a boy, who is sitting in an armchair, wearing a suit, and only visible from the knees up.
[Portrait of a Man]
Photograph of a man, who is wearing a suit and only visible from the chest up.
[Portrait of a Man]
Photograph of a man, who is standing and wearing a suit. He is leaning on a table.
[Portrait of a Man]
Photograph of a man, who is wearing a suit and only visible from the chest up.
[Portrait of a Woman]
Photograph of a woman, who is sitting, wearing a dress, and only visible from the chest up.
[Portrait of C. P. E. Kellner]
Photograph of a man, who is standing, wearing a suit, and leaning on a table. Bow-tie is hand-tinted blue and cheeks are rosy. Inscribed on the back to Max Lungkwitz.
[Portrait of Hermann Lungkwitz]
Photograph of Hermann Lungkiwtz, who is only visible from the chest up and is wearing a suit.
A Topographical Map of the City of Austin
Photograph of a topographical map of the City of Austin published by P. De Cordova, Texas Land Agency. Original map drawn in May of 1872.
[A View of the Comal River]
Stereographic photographs of the Comal river with a forest on one bank.
[A View of the Comal River]
Stereographic photographs of the Comal River. Trees are along the far bank.
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to Julia Maria Pease, his daughter]
A letter from E.M. Pease to his daughter Julia Maria Pease—among other things, he discusses “the extravagance in dress that now prevails.” Includes typewritten transcription of the letter.
Charter, by-laws and prospectus of the Austin Trust Co. ... : chartered May 3, 1873
The charter and bylaws of the Austin Trust Company.
[Correspondence to Beriah Graham from Texas Governor Edmund J. Davis]
A letter to Beriah Graham from Texas Governor Edmund J. Davis, who asks Graham to attend a conference regarding "the Indians on our frontier."
[Governor's Mansion view from the old Capitol building]
Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion from the site of the old Capitol building looking at the West and north elevations of the Governor's Manstion, grounds, street, barn and picket fence. The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant here in 1874 was Governor Richard Coke. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.
July 4th parade
The Hibernian Association made up of male musicians and a group of women in the same white dress parade up Congress Avenue towards the ice cream garden of Messrs. Rosenfield and Co. Other citizens watch from the sides while traffic of horses and buggies wait in the background.
[John Caldwell]
Photograph of John Caldwell. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Uncle John." Carte-de-visite format.
[Portrait of a Man]
Photograph of a man, who is sitting and wearing a suit.
A Texas scrap-book: made up of the history, biography, and miscellany of Texas and its people
A book about Texas history, biography, and miscellany.
[Texas State Capitol and Street Railroad]
Photograph of the Texas State Capitol with a view of the street railroad on Congress Avenue.
Alexander Jackson Hamilton Funeral
View of Capitol looking north. People crowded on the steps and to the east of the building.
[Andrew Jackson Hamilton Funeral at Capitol]
Photograph of funeral of former Texas governor Andrew Jackson Hamilton at the State Capitol building. Original albumen print filed with Gethsemane Collection, AR.M.013. Same as C00253
Congress Avenue
Photograph of Congress Avenue, looking north from between 5th and 6th streets. 1853 Capitol building in view.
[Train at platform]
Photograph of a train at a platform. A man stands near it. Smoke billows from the smokestack. No other passengers are visible. Houses are visible on the left parallel to the rail line.