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Sewanee vs. [University of] Texas, 1899

Description: Photograph of Texas vs. Sewanee. Bleachers seat from 150 to 300. Clark Field. Spectators (almost entirely men) crowd the bleachers and the sidelines on both sides of the field. The University of Texas began its football program in 1893 managed by Albert Lefevra, playing two games in the fall and two in the spring. The following year, the team hired its first official head coach, R.D. Wentworth.
Date: November 9, 1899
Item Type: Photograph

Temporary Capitol Burning

Description: View of the Temporary Capitol building burning looking west. People witnessing the event in the intersection of 11th and Congress Avenue
Date: September 30, 1899
Item Type: Photograph

[Temporary Texas Capitol Building Fire]

Description: Photograph of the fire that destroyed the building that had temporarily served as the capitol building for the state of Texas while the new capitol building was being constructed. Firefighters can be seen spraying water in to the upper floors while a large number of spectators look on.
Date: August 30, 1899
Item Type: Photograph

University of Texas old main building and library

Description: Photograph of View of the University of Texas old Main Building and Library. The Old Main Building was constructed in three phases and completed in 1899. It remained the main administrative and library building for 35 years until its destruction in 1934.
Date: [1899..1934]
Creator: Bownds, Marlin
Item Type: Photograph

[Group Portarit at Camp Mabry, Austin]

Description: Photograph of a group of people seated in a grassy area at Camp Mabry. The person on the far left is in a military uniform, holding a rifle. There are three women and one other man. Large tents and other men are visible in the background. The photograph is a cyanotype.
Date: May 8, 1898
Item Type: Photograph

[Group Portrait at a Picnic]

Description: Photograph of the Haschke and Brown families on picnic in a lightly wooded area. The names of the people in this photograph are listed on the back. The photograph is a cyanotype.
Date: February 13, 1898
Item Type: Photograph

[Execution Scene]

Description: Photograph of a defendant at an execution, with a noose set up on a wooden platform. Caption on the back reads "This is a photograph of the defendant and assembled witnesses immediately prior to execution as he addressed a group of thousands assembled in front of jail. --Harry Hubert."
Date: 1898
Item Type: Photograph

[Four University of Texas at Austin football players in uniform with 1898 ball]

Description: Photograph of four University of Texas football players, three standing and one kneeling on one knee and holding an 1898 football. The photograph is mounted on a cabinet card. The UT student players are wearing uniforms consisting of dark turtleneck sweaters with a large "T" centered on the chest, quilted padded pants, shin guards and leather lace-up ankle boots. The reverse of the photograph notes that the photograph is from the James H. Hart Estate. Hart is standing at the far left in the photograph. James Hart was an end on the 1897 football team, a tackle on the 1898 team and captain on the 1899 team. He led UT to 23-5 mark during his four seasons, including 6-0 record in 1900. Hart also served as secretary of the athletic association, and editor in chief of the 1899 Cactus. He returned to UT football as coach in 1902, leading the Longhorns to a 6-3-1 record, and served 26 years as alumni representative to UT Athletics Council.
Date: 1898/1899-01-22
Creator: Journeay, William O.
Item Type: Photograph

Fulton's Ice Cream Parlor

Description: Two men and a little girl at the bar. A rooster is standing on the stool next to the girl. Fulton's was located at 1608 Lavaca St.
Date: March 20, 1897
Item Type: Photograph

[Grand Stand at Camp Mabry in Austin, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Grand Stand at Camp Mabry in Austin in 1897, crowded with people. In the foreground a man in a suit and hat, carrying an umbrella, and a woman wearing a long white dress and hat, stroll toward the Grand Stand. Other people, some wearing military uniforms, are milling about. The wooden structure had raked seating under a long hipped roof, and one large central second story tower with smaller second story towers at each end. The structure, which served as a reviewing stand for troops, was burned by arson in 1902, and the original specifications exist at the Alexandar Architectural Archives at the University of Texas at Austin.
Date: 1897
Item Type: Photograph

Morrison & Fourmy's General Directory of the City of Austin for 1897-1898

Description: "Containing the present state, county and city governments, and a complete list of all postoffices and money order offices in Texas; also an index of societies, associations, churches, corporations, educational institutes; full name and address of all residents, their occupations or pursuits, and a complete classified business directory. Also a valuable street and avenue guide.
Date: 1897
Creator: Morrison & Fourmy
Item Type: Book

Unveiling of Firemen's Monument Austin

Description: Photograph of the unveiling of the Firefighter's memorial at the Texas State Capitol Building in Austin, Texas. There is a large crowd of people and horse-drawn buggies surrounding the monument.
Date: July 7, 1896
Item Type: Photograph

Texas School for the Blind

Description: Group of men in suits and hats lined up in front of campus buildings. For more information: http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/kct25
Date: April 29, 1896
Item Type: Photograph

Austin High School Mid A. Grade, 1896

Description: Photograph of Austin High School Mid A. Grade class portrait on April 13, 1896. Austin High School opened in 1881. The class consists of 22 young women and five young men seated and standing in front of a school building at 11th Street and Rio Grande Street. There is a broken window behind the woman (Clara Whitteu) on the far left of the group, and a man stands nearly out of frame on the far left. From left to right (first row, seated): Gene Clark, Annie Spence, Mamie Heflybower, Lenora Patterson, Nellie Brown, Haysie Heflybower, Edna Slaughter, Molly Alison, George Decherd; (second row standing and seated): Clara Whitteu, Doree Durfee, LuEmma Raymond, Nan Turner, Kate Mayes, Willie Smith, Gracie Taylor, Laura Hirshfeld, Mary Perry; (last row, seated and standing): Ira Hamilton, Bessie Walsh, Zella Swancoat, Erin Crane, Lula Rose, Scott Key, Ansell Carouth, Will Orr, and Harry Bach.
Date: April 13, 1896
Item Type: Photograph

Fredericksburg 50th Jubilee

Description: Photograph of the 50th Fredericksburg Jubilee. Men on horseback are lined up at the front. Several men are dressed in Native American clothing.
Date: 1896
Item Type: Photograph

Texas Industrial Review, Volume 01, Number 03, October, 1895

Description: The Texas Industrial Review is described as "A monthly publication" that is "Devoted to the General Business Interests of the Southwest" (57). This issue has articles focusing on Austin, the International Regatta, and the cotton mill.
Date: October 1895
Creator: Newning, Charles A.
Item Type: Book

"Old Dismal" Substitute Hook and Ladder Wagon

Description: Photograph of the Substitute Hook and Ladder Wagon and firemen outside of Texas State Capitol building taken from 11th Street and Colorado Street looking east. The Hook and Ladder Wagon is drawn by two horses.
Date: June 7, 1895
Creator: Brooks
Item Type: Photograph

[Snow on Capitol Grounds]

Description: Looking south from the Capitol. The Temporary Capitol is in view on the right with the Travis County Courthouse on the left.
Date: February 14, 1895
Item Type: Photograph