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Camp Mabry - West End

Description: Photograph of a line of seven buildings at Camp Mabry in Austin, Texas. The buildings have stone walls on the ends and wooden or metal siding along their lengths. Text at the bottom of the image says "West End."
Date: January 9, 1942
Creator: Douglass, Neal
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Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Morrison & Fourmy's General Directory of the City of Austin, 1893-94

Description: General directory for Austin, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "the present state, county and city governments, and a complete list of all county officials, post offices and money order offices in Texas; also an index of societies, associations, churches, corporations, educational institutes, the full name and address of all residents, their occupations or pursuits, and a Complete Classified Business Directory, also A Valuable Steet and Avenue Guide." The Table of Contents starts on page 6; the Index to Advertisements is on page 8.
Date: 1893
Creator: Morrison & Fourmy
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Morrison & Fourmy's General Directory of the City of Austin, 1900-1901.

Description: General directory for Austin, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "the Present State, County and City Governments, and a Complete List of all Postoffices and Money Order Offices in Texas; Also an Index of Societies, Associations, Churches, Corporations, Educational Institutes; Full Name and Address of all Residents, Their Occupations or Pursuits, and a Complete Classified Business Directory, also a Valuable Street and Avenue Guide." Table of Contents is on page 3 and Index to Advertisements is on page 4.
Date: 1900
Creator: Morrison & Fourmy
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Souvenir of Austin, Texas, 1911

Description: This book includes written information about the history, and schools in Austin, Texas as well as an overview of statistics for Texas and a description of the Austin Business League. Primarily, the book has photographs of different views and buildings around the city.
Date: 1911
Creator: Austin Business League
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Thirty feet in front of No. 9 Tee

Description: Photograph of two golfers standing in very rough terrain only thirty feet from the tee at Austin Municipal Golf Course fairway number nine. They are standing in front of a tall berm of dirt; trees are visible on the right and in the background. Printed text at the bottom of the image says "View taken from No. 9 T[ee]" and a printed caption below the photo says "Thirty feet in front of No. 9 Tee."
Date: 19uu
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

O. Henry's Wedding

Description: Original copy of statement by Lawrence K. Smoot, as recorded by Ralph Bickler, a court reporter, and furnished to [Trueman] O‘Quinn, relating the events surrounding the marriage of William Sydney Porter and Athol Estes at the Smoot home one July evening in 1887, with Lawrence as an “unofficial” witness when he was about 12 years of age. The date of the wedding was actually July 1, 1887 as a notice of the marriage appeared the next day in the Austin Daily Statesman.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bickler, Ralph A. & Smoot, Lawrence K.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library