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[Portrait of Thomas Falconer]

Description: Photograph of Thomas Falconer wearing judge's robes and a wig, seated next to a table with books. Handwritten text on the back says: "Thomas Falconer, Judge of County Court, August 1854." Falconer was a member of the 1841 Texan Santa Fe expedition.
Date: August 1854
Partner: Southwestern University

[Portrait of Julia Hensley]

Description: Portrait of Julia Hensley (1837-1915], an older woman wearing a dark dress with a white collar.
Date: August 25, 1873
Creator: Freeman, A.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Land grant] : Austin, [Tex.], 1873 August 27.

Description: Original Land Grant for 272 1/3 acres in Harrison county. Grant for two hundred seventy two and one-third acres of land in Harrison county to J. P. McDaniel. Signed by Edmund Jackson Davis and Jacob Kuechler.
Date: August 27, 1873
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Portrait of Phoebe Winchester Hensley]

Description: Portrait of Phoebe Winchester Hensley (1863-1940), a woman with dark hair wearing a white dress with a dark collar.
Date: August 1883
Creator: McClellan, W.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Crescent City Saloon]

Description: Photograph of men standing outside the Crescent City Saloon on the corner of Fourth and Front Streets in Orange, Texas.
Date: August 18, 1888
Location Info:
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Hanging Tree - Orange, Texas]

Description: Sepia photograph picturing a lynching in the "hanging tree" at Fifth and Front Street in Orange, Texas in 1888. Across the street is a saloon. Many spectators are watching, including children. A steam engine is standing by in the background.
Date: August 18, 1888
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Professional Portrait of Two Girls]

Description: Professional portrait photograph of two young girls that has been hand colored. The girls are wearing matching black dresses and laced boots. The girl on the left has short hair tucked behind her ears, and is seated with her hands in her lap. The girl on the right has her hair pulled back with a bow, which has been hand colored red, and she has one hand in her lap and one rested on her chair. They are both looking towards the camera and are seated on chairs that have also been hand colored red.
Date: August 8, 1891
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Portrait of Walter Staples and Clayton Mathews]

Description: Portrait of two men, Walter Staples and Clayton Mathews, wearing identical clothing. One man is holding a small flute-like instrument, and the other is holding a banjo.
Date: August 9, 1891
Creator: Caradine
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Leila McClellan and Three Other Girls]

Description: Photograph of four young women taken from the shoulder up. The reverse side of the image provides some names, though a piece of paper is glued over some of the writing. The woman in the lower center is identified as Leila McClellan.
Date: August 1894
Creator: Guy & Cooke
Partner: Coleman Public Library

[Portrait of a Couple]

Description: Portrait of a man and woman, with a handwritten note that says "Mrs. Lou Lawrence from Cousin Maud, Aug 10-1894. Papa's Family."
Date: August 10, 1894
Creator: Bounds, H. W.
Partner: Historic Mesquite, Inc.

Lena Ellis on her 5th Birthday, 1894

Description: Studio photograph of Lena Ellis on her fifth birthday. Her hair is short, dark and parted in the middle. She is wearing a large, long white dress with a sash and poofy sleeves. Her shoes are black with buckles and she holds a bouquet of flowers in her right hand. She is standing on top of a grass pile with a wooden fence behind her. Printed beneath the photograph is, "Works, Cor. 3rd and Main Streets. Fort Worth. Tex." Written is, "Lena Ellis".
Date: August 30, 1894
Creator: Works
Partner: Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families

[Columbia Bonner]

Description: Photograph of Columbia Bonner in August, 1895, positioned from the chest up. She is photographed in front of a light colored background while wearing a light colored top that includes a high neckline. Text on the back identifies Curtis from San Antonio, Texas as the photographer.
Date: 1895-08-2u
Creator: Curtis
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[T&P Train #148]

Description: Copy photo of a group photo in front of T&P train #148. The image on the text says "This photograph of Texas and Pacific switch engine No. 148 was taken in Texarkana in August 1896 and was the first T&P engine in Texarkana equipped with air brakes. Those appearing in the picture, beginning at the front end of the engine, as follows: C. W. Kipple, Foreman, Frank Sountag, Switchman, William Kelley, Switchman, Frank Cromwell, Engineer, William McClain, Switchman, Frank Young, Fireman, Jim Jackson, Porter." Underneath the image is written "Southwest Collection."
Date: August 1896
Creator: Southwest Collection
Partner: The Grace Museum

[A tree in front of the H. K. Mitchell house]

Description: Photograph of a white wooden house with tin roof. Writing on back of photo reads: "Our Home Aug 31" 96 H. K. Mitchell". The house is a single story white wooden house with a covered front porch. There is a small white building with same design as the house on the left. The house and outbuilding are surrounded by a white picket fence. There are trees near the outside perimeter of the fence. A lamppost can be seen on far right near the intersection of two dirt roads. There is a white building partially obscured by trees on far left. The photograph is mounted on a gray cardboard substrate.
Date: August 31, 1896
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

Bowser and Blewett Family Trip to Oklahoma

Description: Copy photograph of a group of people identified as the Bowser family and Blewett family. They are posing in a camp with two covered wagons and a tent. Children are standing outside of the tent. The families camped while going to Oklahoma in 1897. Maimie Bowser kept a diary of the trip.
Date: August 1897
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Two men herding cattle down a street]

Description: Photograph of two African-American men herding cattle down a street. Writing on back in blue ink reads: "Made Aug 14"1897 - H. K. Mitchell. Stock Day at Mitchells Scales". The cattle are crossing over a small water filled ditch at an intersection of a gravel and dirt road. There are buildings on opposite side of the road with "Pittsburgh Coal" sign written across the building in the center. Wooden gates on left; other buildings in right background. The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate.
Date: August 14, 1897
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[The Abel Family and Home]

Description: Photograph of the Abel family and home at 777 South 17th Street and Ross in Waco. From left to right, they are Ida Victoria, Maud Vivian (standing), Lillie Jane, Robert Downman, Clarence Albert (standing), Hector Valdemar, and Valdemar. Ida Victoria sits in a wooden rocking chair on the porch, and Lillie Jane sits in a wicker chair next to her. She holds Robert Downman, and Maud Vivian stands behind her chair. Clarence Albert stands on the porch steps, while Hector Valdemar sits on the arm of a rocking chair. Valdemar stands next to the chair, leaning against the side of the house. The photograph was purchased at the Abel estate sale in Waco, Texas.
Date: August 13, 1898
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[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
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

John Dunn

Description: John Dunn standing next to a cabin made out of wood in a field.
Date: August 8, 1900
Partner: Denton Public Library

[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
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Photograph of Men On a Dock, August 10, 1901]

Description: Photograph of the a group of men titled the Ninety-sixth expedition. The expedition members and some guests are posing for a photograph on the docks of ship number 3. Sitting on the anchor post to the left is E. A. Laughlin, with N. N. Beels on the next post. Standing from the left: Billy Farrell; L. Schuh; A. N. Scott; Peter Stock; A. J. M. Vuylsteke; F. J. Trost; Frank Cummins; M. R. Bos; Col. Jim Furlong; and Peter Lamp. Sitting from the left: John Walter Carr, hans Falsenburg, A. Spence, and D. L. Stump. Several boats can be seen to the left, with a larger vessel behind the group. The reverse side of the photo has a handwritten description, and also denotes Carr as "great grandpa."
Date: August 10, 1901
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Men on a Dock, August 10, 1901]

Description: Photograph of a group called the Ninety-sixth expedition and their guests posing for a photograph on the docks of ship number 3. Sitting on the anchor post to the left is E. A. Laughlin, with N. N. Beels on the next post. Standing from the left: Billy Farrell; L. Schuh; A. N. Scott; Peter Stock; A. J. M. Vuylsteke; F. J. Trost; Frank Cummins; M. R. Bos; Col. Jim Furlong; and Peter Lamp. Sitting from the left: John Walter Carr, hans Falsenburg, A. Spence, and D. L. Stump. Several boats can be seen to the left, with a larger vessel behind the group.
Date: August 10, 1901
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Mother and Two Small Children]

Description: Photograph of two children, identified as Edith and Amelia Carr, with their mother. Both children are wearing white outfits, and the woman is wearing a white dress with a thick black collar. They are all seated in front of a backdrop.
Date: August 14, 1901
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast