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[Exterior of Driskill Hotel]

Description: Photograph of a corner view of the Driskill Hotel taken from the southeast corner of 6th Sreet and Brazos.
Date: 1888
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Exterior of Driskill Hotel]

Description: Photograph of a northwest view of the exterior corner of the Driskill Hotel.
Date: 1888
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Texas State Capitol]

Description: Photograph of the Texas State Capitol building taken from the south. The words "Souvenir May 1888" appear in the bottom center of the photograph.
Date: May 1888
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Texas Comptroller's Office]

Description: Photograph of the state of Texas' Comptroller's office when it was still inside of the state capitol building. Seven of the office's employees are in the photograph.
Date: [1888,1900]
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Front exterior of Governor's Mansion]

Description: Photograph of exterior front of Texas Governor's Mansion. The columns are dark, and the grounds are a bit unkempt and the windows shuttered. The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant here in 1886 was Governor Lawrence Sullivan Ross. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.
Date: 1888
Creator: Hillyer, H. B.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

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
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Goddess of Liberty with Workers

Description: Capitol construction crews surrounding the Goddess of Liberty statue that was later placed on top of the Capitol dome. Right side, back row, fifth from right with mustache is identified as Hans Falkenberg. This original iteration of the Goddess was taken down during restoration of the Capitol in 1985, restored and eventually put on display at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum.
Date: February 1888
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Cavalry Troops Marching in Texas Capitol Building Dedication Parade]

Description: Photograph of the parade for the dedication of the Texas State Capitol building. This particular photograph features cavalry troops (Interstate drill) marching down Congress Avenue. Crowds of spectators are standing watching on either side of the street. Many flags are on display.
Date: April 28, 1888
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Austin Baseball Club

Description: Photograph of members of the Austin Baseball Club. There are eleven men arranged in a diamond formation with there names and position listed.
Date: 1888
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Construction of Capitol Dome]

Description: Photograph of the unfinished Capitol dome. Scaffolding is in place and the stonework for the base of the dome is complete.
Date: 1888
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

A&NW RR Depot, Marble Falls

Description: Photograph of the Austin and Northwest Railroad depot in Marble Falls. The train station consists of a small building (on the right) with a garden (in the foreground). Men and women are gathered around a train and the building, looking towards the camera.
Date: 1888
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Jack County Courthouse

Description: Photograph of the Jack County Courthouse in Jacksboro, Texas. Three groups of men are seen in this picture. The largest group is on the ground, standing and on horseback, in front of the courthouse, another is standing on an arch above a door and outside a window, and the last group is on a balcony at the clock tower.
Date: 1888
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library