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[Austin Dam broken in Colorado River flood]

Description: Photograph of Southeast view of the Austin Dam on the Colorado River after breaking during a flood. The dam was built in 1890 in an attempt to bring industry to the city, but failed after upriver storms sent a flood cracking the dam and killing eight people when the powerhouse flooded.
Date: 1900
Creator: Marks, H.R.

[Governor's Mansion]

Description: Print of the Texas Governor's Mansion from the southeast showing the front elevation and south elevation, the grounds, and a trellis to the left of the steps. The mansion is partially obscured by young trees. A large bush sits near the walkway on the right. The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant during this time in 1905 was Governor S.W.T. Lanham. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.
Date: 1905?

1906-7 City Directory of Austin With Street Directory of Residents

Description: This is a general directory for Austin, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "A Classified Business Directory, Complete Revised Directory of Austin, Rural Routes, Directory of the State, County and City Governments, and a Reference Directory of the Churches, Educational Institutions, Associations, Societies and Organizations of the City."
Date: 1907

[Supreme Court of Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Supreme Court of Texas around 1900. The photograph was taken in the court chambers and features Chief Justice R.R. Gaines, Associate Justices T.J. Brown and F.A. Williams, Clerk Charles S. Morse, and Deputy F.T. Connerly.
Date: 1900~

[Haschke Family in their Car]

Description: Photograph of the Haschke Family (Cecilia, Reinhold, and Feodor) in a car parked in front of an unidentified stone building. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Ma Haschke, Pa Haschke, Fedo Haschke - About the first car in Austin, Texas." The photograph is a cyanotype.
Date: August 8, 1901

[Nimitz Hotel, Fredericksburg]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of the Nimitz Hotel in Fredericksburg. Several Ford cars are parked in front of the building. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads: "One of these Fords could very well be on I traveled in while with the U.S. Rubber Co. I often stopped at the old Hotel, long long ago. [illegible signature]."
Date: [1900..1925]

[Haschke Family House]

Description: Photograph of two houses located at 100-102 East 17th Street in Austin, Texas. The house on the right belonged to the Haschke Family. A woman and child stand by the gate of the picket fence. Another person stands on the balcony.
Date: January 14, 1905

The University of Texas, Austin—Galveston.

Description: This booklet is primarily a photojournal of the university and some of the surrounding area in Austin, with photographs of all of the main buildings on campus. The first two pages have a brief statement from the Registrar about admissions and departments at the university.
Date: 1902~
Creator: University of Texas