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Texas School for the Deaf drawing

Description: Drawing of the Texas School for the Deaf, referred to in the drawing as the "Deaf and Dumb Institution." It was established as the "Texas Deaf and Dumb Asylum" in 1856 and renamed the "Texas School for the Deaf" in 1949.
Date: unknown
Creator: Jordan-Ellison
Item Type: Photograph

Congress Avenue with street rail

Description: Looking north towards Capitol at about the 500 block of Congress Avenue. A family in the foreground is either getting off or getting on a street rail car.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph

Congress Avenue with street rail

Description: Looking north towards Capitol at about the 500 block of Congress Avenue. A family in the foreground is either getting off or getting on a street rail car.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph

[Magnesium Plant]

Description: Two buildings connected by a covered conveyor belt. Future site of the Balcones Research Center, now known as the J. J. Pickle Research Campus.
Date: August 14, 1947
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph

[Wooldridge Square Park]

Description: Dedication of the bandstand at Wooldrige Square Park. Crowds of people gathered around the bandstand, dressed in formal wear.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph