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[Sidewalk Along River]

Description: Photograph of a sidewalk following the path of the Colorado River, visible to the right, in Bastrop, Texas. Trees are visible on both banks, and there is a bridge over the river in the background.
Date: March 9, 2010
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[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.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Photograph of a Bridge]

Description: Photograph of a bridge over the Colorado River in Columbus, Texas. There are trees on the side of the road to the right, and a historic marker in front of them.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Photograph of a Bridge]

Description: Photograph of a bridge over the Colorado River in Columbus, Texas. There are trees on both sides of the road, and a green sign to the right gives the name of the river.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Road in Bastrop]

Description: Photograph of a car driving down a road in Bastrop, Texas. A woman stands on the side of the road to the right, and a bridge over the Colorado River is visible to the left.
Date: March 9, 2010
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Photograph of a River]

Description: Photograph of bare trees on the near bank of the Colorado River in Bastrop, Texas. Two people stand on the sidewalk to the right, and there are buildings to the left.
Date: March 9, 2010
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin, May 18, 1826]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin, on May 18, 1826, discussing the desire to move American Indians tribes out of the territory newly colonized by Americans in order to avoid a conflict between the Comanches and the Tahuacanos. He also mentions a warning about a raid.
Date: May 18, 1826
Creator: Austin, Stephen F.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Postcard for Bastrop, Texas]

Description: Postcard showing nine scenes of Bastrop, Texas. Photographs include (from left to right): (1) Piney Creek, (2) Main Street, (3) Diagonal Street, (4) Bastrop from bird's-eye view, (5) the court house and jail, (6) bridge across the Colorado River, (7) the high school building, (8) a side view of the bridge across the Colorado River, and (9) a train depot. A partially-legible note is written on the back, that says "Suppose you will be surprised to receive this postal but did think of the [...] for a postal. Hope you are all well [...] Hattie."
Date: unknown
Creator: Grissom
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis