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Mount Bonnell, Austin, Texas

Description: Photograph of two men at a cliff at Mount Bonnell looking at the view. A lake is visible below. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Mount Bonnell - Austin, Texas. Looking North on Lake Austin." The photograph is a cyanotype.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[First day at UT]

Description: Photograph of a large group of students on their first day at the University of Texas in 1902. Byrd Williams Sr. traveled to Austin from Gainesville to photograph his son, Byrd Jr. who is somewhere in the crowd.
Date: 1902
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), Sr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Sanitary Cuspidor.

Description: Patent for a sanitary cuspidor which remains closed when not in use and will "return automatically to closed position" (lines 10-11) immediately after use and includes one illustration.
Date: October 21, 1913
Creator: Fousek, Karl
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for road paving material with cement as a base and stones or gravel used as a topping. Asphalt is poured over the gravel to extend the life of the paving.
Date: June 24, 1913
Creator: MacDonald, Ray
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for a headlight design that turns with the front wheels, allowing the driver to illuminate the road ahead whether driving straight or turning.
Date: June 30, 1914
Creator: Fay, Peter J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Jim Wright Political Event at the Driskill

Description: This edited news footage captures a political event honoring United States Congressman Jim Wright of Fort Worth. Held at the historic Driskill Hotel in Austin, then-Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson introduces Wright to the assembled crowd, who greet Wright with a standing ovation.
Date: 1963
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

[Austin City Administration, 1881]

Description: Photograph of Austin city administration: Standing L to R: J.W. Howard, Treasurer; C.D. Johns, Attorney; Ben Thompson, City Marshall; E.B. Connell, City Clerk; - Sitting L to R: Fred A. Sterzing, City Assessor; Mayor L.M. Crooker; Dr. R.H.L. Bibb, Physician. The city was incorporated in 1836 when Republic of Texas Vice President Mirabeau B. Lamar proposed that the state capital, then located in Houston, be moved to the area that sat just north of the Colorado River in the township then called Waterloo. Shortly thereafter, the city was renamed in honor of Stephen F. Austin. 1881 was the year that Austin public schools first held classes, and the University of Texas opened its doors shortly afterwards in 1883. Austin continued to expand throughout the 1880s and late 19th century.
Date: 1881
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Swimmers at Barton Springs]

Description: Photograph of swimmers in and around Barton Springs Pool. More young people socialize on the two banks of the pool than swim in its waters. Several swimmers are standing on the diving boards.
Date: 1930~
Creator: Boone Photo Company
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library