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The Industrial Advantages of Austin, Texas, or Austin Up To Date

Description: This book gives a brief historical overview of Austin, Texas and discusses the impact of the industries on the city, noting the major business enterprises of the time period. Index follows page 91.
Date: 1894
Creator: Austin Board of Trade
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[The Second Post Office]

Description: This picture illustrates the building that housed the second Post Office in Mineral Wells. It was located at 2310 SE 1st Avenue. Note the men: Four of them are in shirt-sleeves, and two are properly dressed (for the era) in jackets. None exhibit the "Cowboy" image of the nineteenth century, so popular in the late twentieth century. Note also the complete lack of automobiles. The picture appears to have been taken possibly in the 1890's (?) It is featured in "Time was in Mineral Wells" on p. 149.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Paddock Viaduct

Description: Padduct Viaduct seen over the Trinity River. Aerial view of western end of downtown Fort Worth, showing the Texas Electric Power Plant, which was razed for construction for Tarrant County College's downtown campus.
Date: unknown
Creator: Fairchild Aerial Camera Corporation
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

Danevang Central School by Air

Description: Copy negative of the Danevang School from an aerial point of view. The school is a square building surrounded by farmland, houses, and other buildings. A fence circles the school building, which is also surrounded by automobiles.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang Community Photo

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of a large group of Danevang citizens arranged in several rows for a portrait in front of the Danevang Community Hall. The hall has several windows on its exterior facade; two are closed and three others are open. A few individuals are sitting within the open window frames or are directly in front of them.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Street Scene

Description: Copy negative of Pine Street in Abilene, Texas. There are buildings, an unpaved road, people walking, and horse carriages. The text surrounding the image reads in part "Fraternal Organizations. Abilene is very noticeably a fraternal town, having its full complement of fraternal organizations, including the Masons, Odd Fellows, Modern Woodmen of America, Woodmen of the World..." and "...each month at Carnegie Library Hall, where not only 'the boys who wore the gray' in the war between the States, but also those 'who wore the blue'... there being no longer anything but the friendliest feeling between the old soldiers."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Sewer Line Construction

Description: Copy negative of the construction of a sewer line on Fairway Oaks Blvd. in Abilene. There are people working at the site, and one using a bulldozer is burying the line. There is a truck on the left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Building Under Construction

Description: Copy negative of a building construction site. Tools, materials and workers can be seen in the picture.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Building Exterior

Description: Copy negative of the new T. & P. R. R. Station. The train station is brick. There are several people visible along with a few wagons and an electric pole as well as railroad tracks. Text surrounding the photograph reads "The Abilene Independent Telephone and Telegraph Company of which Gus H. Klotz of Abilene is Local Manager, in addition to its central district office in Abilene now has several private exchanges in and near the County each one with a large list of patrons; as for instance at Buffalo Gap, Hamby, Tuscola, Patosi, Nugent, Iberis, Dudley, Sambo, Delk, Clyde and Elmdale through which prompt service is had between the people in all sections of the county, as well as with those near the County line both south and east." Another section of text reads "...buildings with a united seating capacity of about 5,500 persons, have recently been erected at a cost of about $140,000, one by the St. Paul Methodist, one by the First Baptist and one by the Central Presbyterian church of the United States of America. Abilene is essentially a church loving city, and its people... Practically all the denominations represented in the state are represented in Abilene, as will be shown by the following memoranda, the names being alphabetically arranged for the convenience of the readers of this publication:"
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

WTU Water Supply

Description: Photograph of WTU Water Supply plant. The plant is made up of several large round tanks. Two cars are on the road in front of the plant.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

A Zoning Ordinance: For the City of Dallas

Description: Text of a new ordinance for the city of Dallas, Texas outlining the zoning plans for areas of the city as part of the Kessler Plan. It includes a map that notes tentative zones for residential, business, and industry areas throughout the city.
Date: 1930
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). City Plan Commission.
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

What Does "Our City" Need?

Description: Printed speech about city planning that was presented to the Woman's Forum of Wichita Falls, Texas by the secretary of the Kessler Plan Association in Dallas, Texas. The address includes an overview of what city planners need to consider, including growth, parks and recreation, alleys, landscaping around highways, consultants, and funding.
Date: 1930
Creator: Surratt, John E.
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

E.G. Joint Venture Pipe Inc.

Description: Photograph of piles of pipeline segments stacked in a large lot in Abilene, TX. In the picture background is a line of large trucks between a brick building and a large blue shed.
Date: 1979
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

E.G. Joint Venture Pipe Inc.

Description: Photograph of a large pile of pipeline segments in Abilene, TX. The pipe is in an empty lot near a tall light pole.
Date: 1979
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

E.G. Joint Venture Pipe Inc.

Description: Photograph of a large pile of pipeline segments in Abilene, TX. The pipe is in an empty lot near a tall light pole.
Date: 1979
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

E.G. Joint Venture Pipe Inc.

Description: Photograph of a large pile of pipeline segments in Abilene, TX. The stack is one of several in a large lot.
Date: 1979
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

E.G. Joint Venture Pipe Inc.

Description: Photograph of Freightliner flat-bed trailer trucks at a new and used pipe storage area in Abilene, TX. Some of the trailers already have loads of pipes, while some are still empty.
Date: 1979
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

E.G. Joint Venture Pipe Inc.

Description: Photograph of piles of pipeline segments stacked in a large lot in Abilene, TX. In the picture background is a line of large trucks between a brick building and a large blue shed.
Date: 1979
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

E.G. Joint Venture Pipe Inc.

Description: Photograph of a large pile of pipeline segments in Abilene, TX. The stack is one of several in a large lot.
Date: 1979
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library