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[Card from Elizabeth and Ficre Ghebreyesus to Sterling Houston - April 1998]

Description: Card from Elizabeth Alexander and Ficre Ghebreyesus to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. They write to announce the birth of their son, Solomon Kebede Ghebreyesus. It includes his birth date, weight, and length.
Date: April 1998
Creator: Ghebreyesus, Elizabeth Alexander & Ghebreyesus, Ficre
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Client Card: Mr. David Challinor]

Description: Client card describing work completed at the Roman Bronze Works Foundry for Mr. David Challinor, including a job number, brief description, monetary amount, and dates associated with each entry. Piece included: "Plaque" (verde antique marble background).
Date: March 1964
Creator: Roman Bronze Works Foundry
Item Type: Text
Partner: Amon Carter Museum

[Postcard of a Fire Engine]

Description: Postcard of a fire engine, with steam rising from several of its valves and exhausts. People are seen observing the engine from behind, in the background and on the gazebo the right. The back of the postcard has a handwritten message from its sender.
Date: April 8, 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Transcript of letter from Stephen Austin to James Austin, October 22, 1799]

Description: Copy of transcript of letter from Stephen Austin (Moses Austin's brother) to James Austin advising him in business matters. Stephen Austin specifically advises James Austin to stockpile provisions, such as: pork, beef, corn and rye. Additionally, he recommends making lead shot to be sold in Richmond during the fall.
Date: October 22, 1799
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter from Elias Haines to John Rice Jones, June 2, 1808]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Elias Haines to John Rice Jones concerning his attempt to collect money owed to him by brothers Stephen and Moses Austin from Elias Austin Elliott. Haines was unsuccessful in his attempt and suspects that Elliott committed suicide after his disappearance.
Date: June 2, 1808
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History