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Thimble Thimble

Description: O. Henry's selection of the winners of the puzzle prize, as announced in December 1908. Includes a letter to the editor from O. Henry with his reasons for selecting the four winners.
Date: February 1909
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910

[Aerial View of Governor's Mansion]

Description: Early photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion front elevation from a high vantage point across the street, showing lot in front of the mansion, grounds. The Carriage House is visible behind trees to the right of the mansion. A wooden fence is visible behind the mansion, but other fences are removed. The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant here in 1909 was Governor Thomas Mitchell Campbell. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Photograph

[Bohn Brothers Department Store]

Description: View of Bohn Brothers Department Store on Congress Avenue, in Austin. Several men and women are lined up on the sidewalk in front of the store, facing the camera. A boy holds a bicycle and a man is in a horse-drawn buggy. Citizens Bank & Trust Co. is to the left of the department store.
Date: [1909..]
Item Type: Photograph

Capitol Grounds - Austin, Texas

Description: Photograph of the Capitol Grounds in Austin, Texas. The photograph is on the front of a postcard written to Joe Harrell in Kingsland, Texas from Bob. The correspondene on the postcard reads, "It is he_ _ to have to go back to work after having such a fun easy time. Regards to All. Bob."
Date: 1909
Item Type: Photograph

[Officers and Directors of Emancipation Park Association, 1909]

Description: Photograph of President Thos. J White and a major portion of annual Officers and Directors of the Organization, 1909. Emancipation Park was an effort to purchase private property where African-Americans could celebrate Juneteenth or Emancipation Day without resistance from white citizens.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Photograph

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Description: A collection of short stories based in various regions of North and Central America.
Date: 1909
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Item Type: Book

Roads of Destiny

Description: This work is a collection of short stories by O. Henry, which are set in North and Central America.
Date: 1909
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Item Type: Book

The Quest of Soapy

Description: "This is one of the best and most characteristic of the sketches of lower New York life by O. Henry...The story under another title--"The Cop and the Anthem"--appears in the collection of O. Henry's stories, "The Four Million."
Date: November 1908
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910