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Austin City Hall

Description: Looking northeast at the Austin City Hall building at the northeast corner of Colorado and 8th St.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph

Austin High School Hayne Society, 1920

Description: Photograph of the Hayne Society at Austin High School in the fall/winter of 1920. The club consists of 11 young, male students seated and standing in two rows in front of a wall of shrubbery. Leaves are on the ground.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph

[Brackenridge Elementary School]

Description: Photograph of Brackenridge Elementary School, located at 319 West Elizabeth Street, a segregated school for Negro children. The building was a one story wooden structure with board and batten exterior walls, 6/6 wood windows, and a plain, square-columned porch entrance. The wooden doors are topped by transom windows. This school for colored children was first listed in the 1909-1910 Austin City Directory, and a school by that name was operating as late as 1965.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph

[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

O. Henryana

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

Ruins of Ft. Croghan

Description: Photograph of a man standing in the ruins of Fort Croghan in Burnet County. The ruins consist of a very low stone wall and other stones strewn about a field.
Date: [1920..1929]
Item Type: Photograph

[Six men in front of a "Enfield Special" railroad car at the Southern Pacific station in Austin, Texas]

Description: Photograph of six men in suits and hats posed in front of a private railroad car in the Austin Southern Pacific terminal at 301 Congress Avenue. A banner hung on the car says: "ENFIELD SPECIAL FROM AUSTIN, TEXAS TO WASHINGTON D.C. VIA S.P. LINES", and the same information was recorded on the bottom of the negative. The depot was constructed in 1902 as the Houston and Texas Central depot, and an addition was added to the east side in 1935.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph

[Texas State Capitol]

Description: Photograph of the Texas State Capitol taken from the southeast. The photograph was copied from the 1920 "Cactus".
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph

[Two small conjoined pyramid-roofed buildings at the end of a path lined by vegetation next to the fairway at Austin Municipal Golf Course]

Description: Photograph of at two small woodframe pyramidal roofed buildings, joined with a hyphen, which sit at the end of a vegetation-lined path next to the fairway at Austin Municipal Golf Course. One building is a board and batten structure with a 4/4 window. There is a large tree to the left of the buildings, and a 1920s-era car to the left of that. A man stands to the right of the buildings near the path or road.
Date: 1920~/1930~
Item Type: Photograph

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

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

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

Polk's Morrison & Fourmy Austin City Directory, 1922

Description: "Containing a miscellaneous directory of state, county and city governments, a postoffice [sic] directory, educational institutions, churches, banks, incorporated companies, secret and benevolent societies, etc., etc., a street guide and householders directory, an alphabetically arranged list of business houses and private citizens giving full name, occupation or pursuit and address, also a complete classified business directory 'The Buyers' Guide'."
Date: 1922
Creator: R.L. Polk & Co., Compilers
Item Type: Book