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[Austin Municipal Golf Course - Fairway View]

Description: Photograph of an open fairway at the Austin Municipal Golf Course on Lake Austin Boulevard, with trees and other vegetation framing the grass surface. Unpaved trails lead to the fairway, and a small house is visible in the distance. The designation "#3" appears in the lower right hand corner of the image.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph

[Governor's Mansion with trees]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion from northeast looking at the front of the mansion partially obscured by trees. The upper porch is screened. There are leaves strewn on the lawn. The steps on the walkway are flanked by urns and the sidewalk is visible in the foreground. A flag pole is mostly obscured by a tree on the right, but the state flag can be seen reaching above the topmost branches. The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.
Date: [1930..1959]
Creator: Boone
Item Type: Photograph

[Intersection of Lamar and West 6th Street]

Description: Photograph of the intersection of Lamar Boulevard and West 6th Street looking south, most likely taken during the 1930s or 40s. The photograph includes automobiles and the McKean home in the top right corner. Also visible is the base of a moonlight tower.
Date: [1930..1950]
Item Type: Photograph

[Men in Corsicana, Texas]

Description: Photograph of three men in suits and a child in overalls. The child is standing on a barrel to stand at an even height with the rest of the group. The group stands next to agricultural containers.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph

[Registration desk of the Stephen F. Austin Hotel]

Description: Photograph of the registration desk or front desk at the Stephen F. Austin Hotel, located at 701 Congress Avenue in Austin. The desk sits on a dark marble base, topped by wooden panels and a dark counter. Two cubicles, formed by frosted glass and wooden posts, are at each end of the desk. Visible between them is a bank of key boxes or letter boxes. A ceiling fan and several commercial light fixtures hang from the recessed ceiling. There appears to be a hallway leading away from the left side of the reception desk.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph

[The University of Texas Tower]

Description: Photograph of the University of Texas' Main Building and the Tower as seen looking north from the South Mall. There are a few cars parked along the curb.
Date: [1930..1940]
Creator: University Studio
Item Type: Photograph

Unpaved Nineteenth Street

Description: Nineteenth Street looking east before street paving. Waller Creek bridge in view. Photo reads, "Asutin Street Paving, Soutwest Bitulithic Co., Contractor, H. R. F. Helland, Consulting Engineer."
Date: 1930-07-19~
Creator: Jordan-Ellison
Item Type: Photograph

[First Air Mail Plane]

Description: Loading air mail on first mail plane to leave Robert Mueller Municipal Airport after dedication ceremonies. Adolph Koch, Niles Graham, P.R. James, Raymond Grasty, "Bub" Merrill, Bub's mother, Paul Cruseman, Lynn Hunter, Max Bickler, Bub's Father and others
Date: October 14, 1930
Creator: Boone Photo Company
Item Type: Photograph

Nineteenth Street looking east

Description: Nineteenth Street looking east after street paving. Waller Creek bridge in view. Photo reads, "Asutin Street Paving, Soutwest Bitulithic Co., Contractor, H. R. F. Helland, Consulting Engineer."
Date: 1930-10-31~
Creator: Jordan-Ellison
Item Type: Photograph

Excerpt pages from The Caliph of Baghdad

Description: Excerpt pages from "The Caliph of Baghdad" relevant to J.W. Maxwell’s certifying claim with copy of receipt to PH Hatzfeld’s.
Date: 1931
Creator: Davis, Robert H. & Maurice, Arthur B.
Item Type: Book