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[Congress Avenue Before 1875]
Photograph of a view looking down Congress Avenue, taken before 1875. There are builidngs and horse drawn buggies lining the street. The Capitol (1853-1881) building is in the background.
Colorado River, Texas near Marble Falls
Photograph of a river and the surrounding landscape near Marble Falls. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Colorado River, Texas - 1879, near Marble Falls, below the falls."
[G. R. Goldbecks]
Photograph of a G. R. Goldbecks, who is sitting and wearing a suit. Inscribed on the back to Max Lungkwitz.
[Marble Falls]
Photograph of the town of Marble Falls. Dirt roads criss-cross into the town. There are two circles of buildings in the distance, with people and horses standing in the dirt roads. A handwritten note on the back says, "Marble Falls, Texas 1879, Bank Saloon, Granite [Mountain?]"
[Marble Falls]
Photograph of a river at Marble Falls, Texas. The water is flowing down layers of flat rock. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Marble Falls, Texas 1879, Granite Shoals, Looking North [illegible]."
[Pecan Street (6th Street) Before Driskill Hotel]
Photograph of Pecan Street (6th Street) looking east from Colorado circa 1879, taken before the Driskill Hotel was built. Hamilton Biscoe Hillyer's gallery is in the photograph.
[Portrait of a Man]
Photograph of a man, who is standing, wearing a suit, and only visible from the waist up.
[Portrait of a Man]
Photograph of a man who is only visible from the chest up and wearing a suit.
[Portrait of a Man]
Photograph of a man, who is sitting and wearing a farm.
[Portrait of a Man]
Photograph of a man, who is wearing a suit.
[Portrait of Edmond Bellinger]
Photograph of Edmond Bellinger, who is only visible from the torso up and wearing a suit.
[San Antonio River, San Antonio]
Photograph of a small, wooden dam in the San Antonio, River. A log in the dam says, "Spanish Oil."
[Tree in a Boulder]
Photograph of a tree growing through a boulder, with the boulder cracked midway. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Tree splits a granite boulder near Marble Falls, TX, Llano County 1879."
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to President Rutherford B. Hayes]
A draft of a letter from E.M. Pease to President Rutherford B. Hayes.
[Congress Avenue at 7th Street]
Looking south down the east side of Congress Avenue and 7th Street.
Mooney & Morrison's General Directory Of The City Of Austin, Texas, For 1877-78.
General directory for Austin, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses.
[Portrait of Jennie Bickler]
Photograph of Jennie Bickler as a young girl, is sitting in a small armchair and wearing a dress.
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.
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
[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.
[John Caldwell]
Photograph of John Caldwell. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Uncle John." Carte-de-visite format.
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.
[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.
[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."
Charter, by-laws and prospectus of the Austin Trust Co. ... : chartered May 3, 1873
The charter and bylaws of the Austin Trust Company.
[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.
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.