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Beauties of San Antonio River

Description: Photograph of the San Antonio River. The silhouettes of three individuals are visible in the bottom left corner of the image. The other side of the river has buildings behind a wooden fence. The back of the photograph has a printed history of the city of San Antonio.
Date: 1889
Creator: Jacobson, M. E.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Cathedral of San Fernando, San Antonio, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Cathedral of San Fernando in San Antonio, Texas. Several shops are visible in the street to its right. A hrose adn carriage is parked in front of one of the shops. The plaza in front of the buildings is muddy. The back of the photograph has a detailed history of the building and its predating missions printed on it. Cabinet card format.
Date: 1889
Creator: Paris, A. E.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Century Plant, San Antonio, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a man standing by a century plant. The century plant has a long stalk that stretches several meters into the air, with flowers blooming on the top. The back of the photograph has a printed history of the city of San Antonio. Cabinet card format.
Date: 1889?
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

City of San Antonio, Texas, 1889.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century San Antonio, Texas street names, railroads, parks, public institutions, and cemeteries; lot numbers, districts; bullseye circles at half-mile increments. Scale [ca. 1:15,840].
Date: 1889
Creator: J. J. Olsen & Son
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a field at Fort Sam Houston near San Antonio, Texas. The rectangular field's perimeter is lined with trees. Cannons are visible at the base of the flagpole in the center of the image. A tower is in the background and other buildings are at the right. Cabinet card format.
Date: 1889
Creator: Paris, A. C.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Our Mexican Citizens, Aristocratic Mansion

Description: Photograph of a small stone house. The roof of the house is tiled with scattered stones. A note at the bottom of the image says, "303. Our Mexican Citizens. Aristocratic Mansion." A brief history of San Antonio is printed on the back of the photograph. Cabinet card format.
Date: 1889?
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[River near San Antonio, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a river running below a stone arch, possibly a bridge. Brush is seen hanging from the arch and around the banks of the water. The back of the photograph contains a printed, detailed history of the missions of San Antonio. Cabinet card format.
Date: 1889
Creator: Paris, A. E.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[San Pedro Springs, San Antonio, Texas]

Description: Photograph of San Pedro Springs near San Antonio, Texas. An individual is on a boat in the foreground and a large crowd is gathered on the bridge in the distance. A few people stand on the banks of the river.The back of the photograph contains a printed history of the missions of San Antonio. Cabinet card format.
Date: 1889
Creator: Paris, A. C.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

U.S. Arsenal

Description: Photograph of the U.S. Arsenal in San Antonio, Texas. The two-story building is partially obscured by trees and is surrounded by a lawn and white fence. Cabinet card format.
Date: 1889
Creator: Hardesty, F.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Railway Car.

Description: Patent for improvements in railway car design to protect passengers against train robberies by a combination of "several walls of the compartment and doors connected therewith bullet-proof lining, and in providing several walls and doors, each with a series of port-holes" (lines 27-31) from which occupants can fire weapons in defense with accompanying illustrations.
Date: January 8, 1889
Creator: Warren, Gerald Patrick
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fire-Escape

Description: Patent for "a fire-escape and observation-tower, which may be raised or extended at any point, or be lowered and compactly folded for transportation" (lines 7-10).
Date: January 15, 1889
Creator: Rüllmann, John D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department