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U.S. Military Post Church

Description: Photograph of a U.S. Military post church. This is St. Paul's Episcopal Church which is shown behind a small picket fence with a barracks building to the right. A history of San Antonio is printed on the back. Cabinet card format.
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Fire Wagon]

Description: Photograph of a horse-drawn fire wagon stopped in the middle of an un-paved main street in front of a row of storefronts; a sign on the wagon says "Colorado No. 2, A Unit for the Dam, 44 Members - Strong." Other carriages are visible in the background and people are standing in the windows and on the first-floor roofs of the stores. The stores include Gammel's Used Books, J.O.Buaas, Phil Bruckmann Painter and Decorator, and a drug store.
Date: 1892~
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Nuevo Laredo, Mex.

Description: Photograph of Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Nuevo Laredo, Mex. looking across Rio Grande from Texas Side." A large bridge connecting the two cities is visible on the right side of the photograph.
Date: 1914
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[U.S. Military Post, San Antonio, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a residential area of a military post near San Antonio, Texas. Several two-story buildings are surrounded by three apartment buildings. Cabinet card format. On the back of the card is a printed history of the San Antonio missions.
Date: 1889
Creator: Paris, A. C.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Sunset Route

Description: Photograph of a railroad running along the Pecos River on the Sunset Route. Utility lines and a wire fence are visible between the railroad and the river.
Date: April 10, 1913
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

[Auction Wagon, Abilene, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a horse-drawn auction wagon parked outside of a drug store in Abilene, Texas. A man is using the wagon as a stage to speak to a crowd around him. The auction is likely related to the cotton industry.
Date: 1906
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

[Adobe House, San Antonio, Texas]

Description: Photograph of two children and a dog in front of a small house. The house is made up of adobe, branches, brush, and planks. Laundry hangs from a line behind the house. Cabinet card format.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hardesty, F.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Capt. June Peak

Description: Photograph of Capt. Junius (June) W. Peak with a rifle and a holstered pistol. He is holding something in his right hand, but the lighting obscures the detail in it. A handwritten note at the edge of the image reads, "To Frank Caldwell."
Date: unknown
Creator: Rogers, Frank
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Old Stone House at Panna Maria

Description: Photograph of a small stone building next to a bed of plants and a wooden shed. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Old stone house at Panna Marie - used as storage house in pioneer days."
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Men in Corsicana, Texas]

Description: Photograph of three men in suits and a child in overalls. The child is standing on a barrel to stand at an even height with the rest of the group. The group stands next to agricultural containers.
Date: 1930~
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Allen Hall, Tillotson Institute]

Description: Photograph of a five-story brick building with a mansard roof. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Allen Hall, Erected 1880-1881, Demolished 1966." Cabinet card format.
Date: [1880..1901]
Creator: Hill, S. B.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

John and Mary Caldwell

Description: Photograph of John and Mary Caldwell, an elderly couple. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Grandpa & Grandma Caldwell." Carte-de-visite format.
Date: [1860..1880]
Creator: Kuhn & Smith
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Painted Rocks on the Concho River]

Description: Photograph of three rock slabs with painted symbols on them. A printed note on the back of the photograph says, "Painted Rocks, on Concho river at Paint Rock, Texas. Signs painted with unknown red mixture which is indelible. Painted by Indians."
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Pecos High Bridge

Description: Photograph of an elevated railroad leading up to a distant bridge. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Pecos High Bridge - 320 ft."
Date: March 28, 1914
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library