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1958 Travis County Rural Directory

Description: Directory and classified buyers guide for Travis County, Texas. Included is an alphabetical listing of the names of Travis County residents and business concerns, a listing of house numbers by road, an alphabetical listing of farms by type of farming done, and a classified advertisement section and buyers guide.
Date: 1958
Partner: Westbank Community Library District

Echoes from the Past

Description: Brochure containing historical information and stories about the Presbyterian church in the southern portion of the United States. It was presented at the 1936 Spring meeting of the Presbytery of Brazos in old First Church, Galveston.
Date: Spring 1936
Creator: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Presbytery of Brazos.
Partner: Westbank Community Library District

1957 Travis County Rural Directory

Description: Directory and classified buyers guide for Travis County, Texas. Included is an alphabetical listing of the names of Travis County residents and business concerns, a listing of house numbers by road, an alphabetical listing of farms by type of farming done, and a classified advertisement section and buyers guide.
Date: 1957
Partner: Westbank Community Library District

[Four Eanes Rock Schoolhouse Students]

Description: Photograph of four Eanes Rock Schoolhouse students standing in front of the Eanes Rock Schoolhouse building. There are two girls in dresses and two boys in shirts and pants in the picture as well as a dog and man bending down in the background. The photograph is torn on the top right corner and there are brown stains on the left of the border of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dyker, Betsy London
Partner: Westbank Community Library District

[Eanes School Picnic]

Description: Photograph of Eanes Rock Schoolhouse students on a picnic at Smith Creek. The children are seated on rocks and are surrounded by trees and other shrubbery and under the picture "30's" is written in blue pen. On the back of the photograph "Eanes School Picnic 1930's" is also written in blue pen as well as "110%" in pencil.
Date: unknown
Partner: Westbank Community Library District

[Students in a Car Trunk]

Description: Photograph of three Eanes Rock Schoolhouse students in the trunk of a car. The boy on the right has on a brown bowler hat and seems to be looking at a woman who is only partially in the frame of the picture and on the back of the photograph "R70" is printed.
Date: 1940
Partner: Westbank Community Library District

[Students in a Wagon]

Description: Photograph of Eanes Rock Schoolhouse students on a field trip to San Antonio to see the Alamo. The students are piled into a wagon that is stopped at a gas station and on the back of the photograph "Eanes History Center" is handwritten in pen as well as "R70" is printed.
Date: April 1940
Creator: Eanes Rock Schoolhouse
Partner: Westbank Community Library District

[Students in a Wagon]

Description: Photograph of Eanes Rock Schoolhouse students on a wooden wagon. One student is trying to climb into the wagon, while the others seem to be looking at something off frame to the left. There appear to be parents outside of the wagon holding onto the smaller children and in the background of the photograph there is a stone building and several trees. On the back of the photograph, "R70" is printed.
Date: April 1940
Partner: Westbank Community Library District

[Students Playing in the Snow]

Description: Photograph of two students from Eanes Rock Schoolhouse playing in the snow. The boy on the right is grabbing the the girl on the left's feet while she laughs at the camera. In the background, there is a brick house surrounded by trees and on the back of the photograph "Margaret Smith + ?" is handwritten in green as well as "6 B Eanes Students 1939-40" handwritten in black. To the left of that, "126" is printed.
Date: unknown
Partner: Westbank Community Library District

[Portrait of Charles R. Eanes]

Description: Portrait of Charles Randolph Eanes. In the photograph he is wearing a dark suit with a vest underneath as well as a white shirt with a black bow tie. He has a mustache as well as brunette hair in a comb over style. On the back of the photograph "H. R. Marks Photographer, Austin, Texas." is printed and "Charles Randalph Eanes 1857-1889" is hand written in blue ink.
Date: 1857~
Creator: Manks, H. R.
Partner: Westbank Community Library District

[Group of Boy Scouts]

Description: Photograph of a group of Boy Scouts having a meeting at the Eanes Community Church. There are eight boys in the picture, the boy second to the left is wearing a Boy Scout uniform while the other boys are all wearing regular clothing. On the back of the photograph "Eanes Community Church Boyscouts" is handwritten in black pen as well as a one with a circle around in the top right corner. The photograph is quite damaged, with tape holding it together in the bottom left corner and in the middle as well as multiple tears and discoloration.
Date: unknown
Partner: Westbank Community Library District

[Photograph of Bruce Marshall]

Description: Photograph of Bruce Marshall at Eanes-Marshall Cemetary. He is leaning on a fence and looking straight towards the camera and behind him are trees and a tombstone. On the back of the photograph, "137470" is written in pencil.
Date: unknown
Partner: Westbank Community Library District

[Photograph of the Johnson House]

Description: Photograph of the house that was owned by Frank Johnson. The house is two stories and seems to be made primarily out of wood, there are trees and bushes surrounding the house a well as a wood and wire fence that can be seen in the foreground of the photograph. On the back of the picture there is "Johnson house" and "24-A 12" handwritten in black pen.
Date: unknown
Partner: Westbank Community Library District

[Children in a Wagon]

Description: Photograph of children in a wooden wagon. The child in the center of the photo is holding a long pole of some sort and wearing a hat, all of the children are looking straight towards the camera.
Date: unknown
Partner: Westbank Community Library District

[Recorded Conversation with Emmett Robert Shelton Sr.]

Description: Photocopy of an oral history with Emmett Robert Shelton Sr. detailing the land development of Austin and the life and times of the Brackenridge family. Shelton goes into how Austin was developed as well as various laws that were passed during this time. He also talks about interactions with the Native people of the area - the Comanche and how they were allowed to come into the country to trade.
Date: June 1974
Creator: Eanes History Center
Partner: Westbank Community Library District

[Report about the City of West Lake Hills]

Description: Photocopy of an essay detailing the rise of the city of West Lake Hills, the essay goes into detail about how the Eanes School came to be as well as the rise of the small businesses in the town that helped build up the infrastructure of the city.
Date: unknown
Creator: Langham, Baibana
Partner: Westbank Community Library District

[Note about the Jackson Family and Jackson Cemetery]

Description: Photocopy of handwritten notes about the Jackson family and Jackson cemetery, the notes include information about what the landscape was like in the Eanes area as well as a smallpox epidemic in the Austin area that left many deceased and buried in the Jackson cemetery.
Date: 1980
Creator: Eanes History Center
Partner: Westbank Community Library District

[Notes about W. L Beard]

Description: Photocopy of a transcription of a taped interview with W. L. Beard. Beard goes into his time in the Eanes County area, talking about when the dam broke and many had to abandon the riverside as well as the construction of the Eanes Rock Schoolhouse.
Date: October 4, 1983
Creator: Eanes History Center
Partner: Westbank Community Library District

[Notes from an Interview with Mike Molberg]

Description: Typewritten notes from an interview with Mike Molberg. Molberg talks about his time at Eanes School and what a typical day was like for the students who attended as well as a list of women who taught at Eanes School and what time periods they were teaching. At the top right of the document "VF People: Eanes Area - 1975 (Molberg)" is written in pen with "Johnson" written under it in pencil.
Date: 1975
Creator: Eanes History Center
Partner: Westbank Community Library District

[Interview with James Short]

Description: Photocopy of a transcript of an interview with James Short by Dorothy Depwe. Short talks about what is was like growing up in Westlake Hills in the forties. He talks about students he remembers and notable incidents that occurred, such as an "egg fight" on the bus that started up - one egg being rotten.
Date: unknown
Creator: Depwe, Dorothy
Partner: Westbank Community Library District