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Polk's Morrison & Fourmy Austin City Directory, 1918

Description: "Containing a miscellaneous directory of state, county and city governments, a postoffice [sic] directory, educational institutions, churches, banks, incorporated companies, secret and benevolent societies, etc., etc., a street guide and householders directory, an alphabetically arranged list of business houses and private citizens giving full name, occupation or pursuit and address, also a complete classified business directory 'The Buyers' Guide'."
Date: 1918
Creator: R.L. Polk & Co., Compilers
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Polk's Morrison & Fourmy Austin City Directory, 1922

Description: "Containing a miscellaneous directory of state, county and city governments, a postoffice [sic] directory, educational institutions, churches, banks, incorporated companies, secret and benevolent societies, etc., etc., a street guide and householders directory, an alphabetically arranged list of business houses and private citizens giving full name, occupation or pursuit and address, also a complete classified business directory 'The Buyers' Guide'."
Date: 1922
Creator: R.L. Polk & Co., Compilers
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Morrison & Fourmy's General Directory of the City of Austin for 1889-1890

Description: "Containing 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."
Date: 1889
Creator: Morrison & Fourmy
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Morrison & Fourmy's General Directory of the City of Austin for 1881-1882

Description: "Containing 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."
Date: 1881
Creator: Morrison & Fourmy Directory Co.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

1906-7 City Directory of Austin With Street Directory of Residents

Description: This is a 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 "A Classified Business Directory, Complete Revised Directory of Austin, Rural Routes, Directory of the State, County and City Governments, and a Reference Directory of the Churches, Educational Institutions, Associations, Societies and Organizations of the City."
Date: 1907
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

Morrison & Fourmy's General Directory of the City of Austin, 1885-86

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; a complete list of all county officials, post offices, telegraph, express, and money order offices in Texas; also, an index of societies, associations, corporations, churches, educational institutes, the full name and address of all residents, their occupations or pursuits, and a Complete Classified Business Directory. Also, a Valuable Map of the City."
Date: [1885]
Creator: Morrison & Fourmy
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Bradford's Paint Company

Description: Exterior of the Bradford's Paint Company building on a city block with other unknown buildings and a number of parked cars. The building was located at 4th and Guadalupe. Missouri Pacific railroad tracks are visible in the foreground.
Date: December 9, 1954
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The Four Million

Description: This work is O. Henry's first collection of short stories, many of which are set in New York City. Stories in this volume include "The Gift of the Magi" and "The Cop and the Anthem."
Date: 1906
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Directory of Texas Industries from Official Sources

Description: The directory gives listings of businesses categorized by industry (including elected officials). The directory opens with a "Description of the State of Texas" which is a reprint of the report written by the Commissioner of Agriculture, Statistics and History for the Governor of Texas. The index begins on page 429.
Date: 1903
Creator: Walton & Walton
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Waifs and Strays

Description: This work contains short stories by O. Henry and critical and biographical analyses of his life and works, which were written by various contributors.
Date: 1917
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

In the Bosom of the Comanches: A Thrilling Tale of Savage Indian Life, Massacre and Captivity Truthfully Told by a Surviving Captive

Description: Memoir of Theodore 'Dot' Babb, describing his experiences when he and several others were taken captive in the 1865 by Comanches near present-day Decatur, Texas and what happened after he was released.
Date: 1923
Creator: Babb, T. A. (Theodore Adolphus), 1852-1936
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Life and Adventures of Ben Thompson the Famous Texan.

Description: This book is a biography of Ben Thompson, "Including a detailed and authentic statement of his birth, history and adventures by one who has known him since a child" (from the title page). The original of this item includes an insert from The Steck Company giving a brief overview of the history of the book (number of copies published, prices, etc.).
Date: 1956
Creator: Walton, W. M.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library