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[Allen Hall, Tillotson Institute]

Description: Photograph of a five-story brick building with a mansard roof. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Allen Hall, Erected 1880-1881, Demolished 1966." Cabinet card format.
Date: [1880..1901]
Creator: Hill, S. B.
Item Type: Photograph

Ben Hur Steamboat

Description: Photograph of the Ben Hur steamboat from the Lake Navigation Company. The decks are full of people and hills are visible in the distance.
Date: [1880, 1910]
Item Type: Photograph

"Big Foot Wallace"

Description: Photograph of "Big Foot" Wallace (William Alexander Anderson Wallace, 1817-1899). The photograph is cabinet card format.
Date: [1880..1899]
Item Type: Photograph

[Downtown San Antonio, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a busy street scene in downtown San Antonio, Texas. People walk by the numerous shops and businesses while horse-drawn carriages pass through the street. A banner over the street reads, in reverse, "R.A. Holland, City T Store, Coffee Roaster." Other signs are visible for Wheeler & Wilson sewing machines, a tailor, and a leather goods shop. Cabinet card format.
Date: 1880
Creator: Hardesty, F.
Item Type: Photograph

Governor's Mansion, Austin

Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion from the southeast showing dark columns, white picket fence out front, and wild grounds. Windows on the south side and front upper porch of the mansion are shuttered. Photographed from behind the white picket fence, which is visible in the immediate right foreground. The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant here in 1880 was Governor Oran M. Roberts. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.
Date: 1880
Creator: Hill, S.B.
Item Type: Photograph

[Hilly Landscape]

Description: Photograph of a rocky, hilly landscape, possibly near Marble Falls. A picket fence is built along the edge of a small cliff to the right, and a horse-drawn carriage is visible in the distance, slightly to the left of the center of the image.
Date: 1880?
Item Type: Photograph

[Main Plaza in San Antonio, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a line of horse-drawn carriages in a street at downtown San Antonio, Texas. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "North east corner of Main Plaza." A sign on the building at right reads "Solomon Deutsch & Co., Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots, Shoes and Hats." A sign on the building at left reads "Lambert's Ideal, Gents, Furnishings, Goods." Cabinet card format.
Date: 1880
Creator: The "Little Brick" Photograph Gallery
Item Type: Photograph
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[Marble Falls]

Description: Photograph of the town of Marble Falls. Two dirt roads lead into the town. Several buildings are visible in the distance, with hills covering the horizon. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Marble Falls [...] Hotel, Chalk Hotel, [...] Stone, Kingsland ? Antlers Hotel, From Project Saloon, Pare Hotel."
Date: 1880?
Creator: Hill, S. B.
Item Type: Photograph

[Marble Falls]

Description: Photograph of a small town by a river, taken from the other side of the water. Small buildings are visible to the left, and men and horses are visible in various locations in the distance.
Date: 1880?
Item Type: Photograph

[Marble Falls]

Description: Photograph of a small town (possibly Marble Falls) by a river, taken from the other side of the water. Small, wooden buildings are visible just past the bank.
Date: 1880?
Item Type: Photograph

Marble Falls, Texas

Description: Photograph of a river at Marble Falls. This vantage point captures the part of the falls where the calm, reflective water meets with the rocks. A note on the back indicates "Harry Roper's mill on west bank."
Date: 1880
Item Type: Photograph

Marble Falls, Texas

Description: Photograph of the river at Marble Falls. Water flows down the shelves of sedimentary rock. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Roper Mill - at Marble Falls", probably referring to the small building in the distance, slightly to the left of the center of the photograph.
Date: [1880..1890]
Item Type: Photograph

[Sixth Street]

Description: Photograph of Sixth Street in Austin. Buildings are visible on either side, and streetcar tracks are in the road. A few horse-drawn carriages are in the road. A sign is visible for L.W. Culver Furniture. A tall electric pol is on the right side.
Date: [1880, 1900]
Item Type: Photograph

[U.S. Post Office, Austin, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a U.S. Post Office located at 126 West 6th Street in Austin. It is a three-story stone building with balconies on the second floor. People are visible in the shaded entrance on the first floor. A handwritten note on the back reads, "Dr. [illegible] Litten's office in background." Photograph is cabinet card format.
Date: [1880..1899]
Creator: Hillyer, H. B.
Item Type: Photograph

[Austin City Administration, 1881]

Description: Photograph of Austin city administration: Standing L to R: J.W. Howard, Treasurer; C.D. Johns, Attorney; Ben Thompson, City Marshall; E.B. Connell, City Clerk; - Sitting L to R: Fred A. Sterzing, City Assessor; Mayor L.M. Crooker; Dr. R.H.L. Bibb, Physician. The city was incorporated in 1836 when Republic of Texas Vice President Mirabeau B. Lamar proposed that the state capital, then located in Houston, be moved to the area that sat just north of the Colorado River in the township then called Waterloo. Shortly thereafter, the city was renamed in honor of Stephen F. Austin. 1881 was the year that Austin public schools first held classes, and the University of Texas opened its doors shortly afterwards in 1883. Austin continued to expand throughout the 1880s and late 19th century.
Date: 1881
Item Type: Photograph

Capitol under construction

Description: Photograph of the construction site for the current Capitol building, constructed 1881-1888. View is from the Travis County Courthouse located on 11th Street.
Date: 1881/1888
Item Type: Photograph

Colorado River Near Marble Falls

Description: Photograph of the Colorado River near Marble Falls. The river cuts between two hills, with the photograph being taken from one of them. A note on the back indicates the photo was taken from a bridge at Marble Falls.
Date: 1881
Item Type: Photograph

Fritz Reichmann

Description: Photograph of a uniformed individual named by the name of Fritz Reichmann. He wears a uniform and his hat says, "Recorder." Inscription on the back reads "Fritz Reichmann, killed at San Jacinto at 16th jumping out of a buggy." Photograph is cabinet card format.
Date: 1881~
Creator: Marks, H. R.
Item Type: Photograph

Morrison & Fourmy's General Directory of the City of Austin for 1881-1882

Description: "Containing the present state, county and city governments, and a complete list of all county officials, post offices and money order offices in Texas; also, an index of societies, associations, churches, corporations, educational institutes, the full name and address of all residents, their occupations or pursuits and a complete classified business directory."
Date: 1881
Creator: Morrison & Fourmy Directory Co.
Item Type: Book

Scottish Granite Cutters

Description: Group photo of men. Back of photograph reads, "Scottish granite cutters imported to cut granite at Granite Mountain."
Date: 1881/1888
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph

[St. David's Episcopal Church]

Description: Photograph of St. David's Episcopal Church taken from the front of the building looking northeast at the intersection of San Jacinto and East 7th.
Date: January 1, 1881
Item Type: Photograph

[Temporary Capitol Building]

Description: Photograph of the building that served as the temporary state capitol while the current capitol building was under construction. Some horse-drawn carriages are parked in front of the building.
Date: [1881,1888]
Item Type: Photograph

W.G. King, Indian Fighter

Description: Photograph of W. G. King, "Indian Fighter" holding a rifle and standing in front of a small log-cabin style house. A woman stands in the doorway of the house and a dog is next to the man.
Date: 1881
Item Type: Photograph