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Capitol Directory, Austin, Texas

Description: "Names, street addresses, telephone numbers and department of employment of persons permanently located in the state capitol and the state land office building on February 1, 1921."
Date: 1921
Creator: Austin, Tex: Forum Print. Co.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Postcard of Community

Description: Copy negative of two postcard pictures. The first is of the Texas State Capitol building in Austin, Texas at nighttime, with a statue, trees, and landscaping in front. The second picture is of a small building in Langtry, Texas with signs reading "Judge Roy Bean," "Notary Public," "Justice of the Peace," "Law West of the Pecos," "Jersey Lilly," and "Ice Beer." There are four men on horseback on the left, one on the right, and four men on the porch. There is a note about Judge Roy Bean at the top of the postcard.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Group at Capital

Description: Copy negative of a group standing at the capitol in Austin, Texas. Identified people are Gary Thompson, B. W. Aston, and Bill Clayton.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Charles Wilson outside Texas Capitol]

Description: Photograph of State representative Charles Wilson outside of the Texas capitol with three supporters. Left to right: Joe Ned Dean, District Judge for Trinity County, Claudette Lowe of Lufkin, and Jeannie Wayland, who was Wilson's administrative assistant. April 22, 1965.
Date: April 22, 1965
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

Capitol Dedication

Description: Parade south down Congress Avenue from the Capitol. Caption reads: "Chichasaw Guard from Murpheesburo, Tenn."
Date: 1888-05-14/1888-05-19
Creator: Jordan-Ellison
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Scottish Granite Cutters

Description: Group photo of men. Back of photograph reads, "Scottish granite cutters imported to cut granite at Granite Mountain."
Date: 1881/1888
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Temporary Capitol Burning

Description: View of the Temporary Capitol building burning looking west. People witnessing the event in the intersection of 11th and Congress Avenue
Date: September 30, 1899
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The Burning Capitol

Description: View of the Capitol as it burns looking north from the corner of 11th and Congress.
Date: November 7, 1881
Creator: Hillyer, H. B.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Texas State Capitol

Description: View of Capitol looking north. Man in horse-drawn cart hauling hay. Back of photograph reads, "Picture of the Capitol made before Congress Avenue was paved. This was before the street car line was extended up East 11th St."
Date: 189?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Congress Avenue

Description: Photograph of Congress Avenue, looking north from between 5th and 6th streets. 1853 Capitol building in view.
Date: [187?]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Congress Avenue

Description: Photograph of Congress Avenue, looking north from between 5th and 6th streets. 1853 Capitol building in view.
Date: 1876
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Capitol under construction

Description: Photograph of the construction site for the current Capitol building, constructed 1881-1888. View is from the Travis County Courthouse located on 11th Street.
Date: 1881/1888
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Austin City Plan, 1840]

Description: Photograph of an illustration by Edward Hall of a city plan for the Texas Government buildings in Austin. Architectural renderings of buildings can be found on the top half of the illustration. Handwritten on the photograph is a list of buildings that are seen in the plan including: the President's House, Capitol Hill and Bullock's Tavern.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bill Malone Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Postcard of South Carolina Capitol]

Description: Postcard with a colored drawing of the state capitol in Columbia, South Carolina. A note from Helen Landau to her parents-in-law is written on the back.
Date: May 13, 1942
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Margaret Simpson, Mascot of the 47th Texas Legislature

Description: Photograph of Margaret Simpson, mascot of the 47th Texas Legislature, standing on a table and flanked by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Simpson. Marvin Simpson, a Democrat from Tarrant County, served in The Texas Legislature from 1941-1947.
Date: January 17, 1941
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

View of Senate Chamber

Description: Photograph of Senate gallery
Date: September 4, 1940
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

View of Senate Chamber

Description: Photograph of Senate gallery
Date: September 4, 1940
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Postcard of the Capitol in Austin, Texas]

Description: Postcard of the Capitol in Austin, Texas. Handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Lou Rayburn and tells of the author's time in Austin.
Date: April 1913
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Photograph of Texas State Capitol]

Description: Photograph of the Texas State Capitol building, with a handwritten note on the back that says "Grandma Florence (from Hughie)."
Date: May 10, 1904
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Historic Mesquite, Inc.