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Alexander Jackson Hamilton Funeral

Description: View of Capitol looking north. People crowded on the steps and to the east of the building.
Date: April 12, 1875
Creator: Hillyer, H. B.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Andrew Jackson Hamilton Funeral at Capitol]

Description: Photograph of funeral of former Texas governor Andrew Jackson Hamilton at the State Capitol building. Original albumen print filed with Gethsemane Collection, AR.M.013. Same as C00253
Date: April 12, 1875
Creator: Hillyer, H.B.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Portrait of a Oscar Lehman]

Description: Portrait of Oscar Lehman at age 19 with a mustache and wearing a suit and tie.
Date: April 19, 1886
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of Man]

Description: Portrait of an unknown man with a dark beard and mustache wearing a dark suit.
Date: April 22, 1887
Creator: Frey, Emil
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[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

[Photograph of Group at Wright Golden Wedding Celebration]

Description: Photograph of a group of eight people (three women and five men), four of which are sitting in a row on wood chairs and four of which are standing behind the first row. The men all have either mustaches or beards, while the women all wear dark, floor-length dresses. The group is situated in front of a backdrop with a view of an outdoor veranda painted on it. Handwritten notes on the back of the photo identify the people, from left to right, back to front as: G. N. Vickrey, Sarah Vickrey, Allen Jenkins Vickrey, Mary Ann Vickrey King, Dr. William Stuart Vickrey, Frank Vickrey, John Wright Vickrey, and Mary Ann Butler Vickrey.
Date: April 1891
Partner: Salado Public Library

[Portrait of Infant Menifee Cheek]

Description: Photograph of an infant, Menifee Reed Cheek, nestled in a large white blanket in a studio setting. A handwritten note on the back of the photo claims that she was 24 days old at the time the picture was taken.
Date: April 1891
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Pontoon Bridge

Description: Photograph of a pontoon bridge. A man is standing on the right side of the bridge. Further to the right is a horse tied to the bridge's post. A small building is visible past the other side of the water. The photograph is a cyanotype.
Date: April 2, 1892
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Behrens Drug Company]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of Behrens Drug Company in Waco in 1892. A line of twelve white men stand in front of the store. To the right, two African American men stand. One of them wears an apron. The door to the store stands open.
Date: April 8, 1892
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Downtown Waco]

Description: Photograph of downtown Waco in 1892. A Pacific Express Co. wagon pulled by a white horse stands at the curb. A man sits in the driver's seat in the wagon, and five men stand on the sidewalk behind the wagon. Behrens Drug Company is located on the bottom floor of the Cleveland and Cameron building, to the right. A man leans against a brick wall in the middle of the photo, and four more men stand in front of the store to the left of the Behrens Drug Company. The photograph was purchased at the Abel estate sale in Waco, Texas.
Date: April 8, 1892
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Portrait of William McFaddin]

Description: Portrait of William McFaddin wearing a suit and hat and holding a cane in his left hand. A handwritten note below the photo says "Wm McFaddin's father William McFaddin b. 1819."
Date: April 23, 1893
Creator: Schrenk
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

Atascosa County Jail

Description: Photograph of Atascosa County Jail. Unidentified individuals stand outside the building. A horse and carriage stand in the street beside the building.The jail was torn down in the 1950's.
Date: April 7, 1894
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Four Young Women Playing Instruments]

Description: Photograph of four young women sitting in a portrait studio while they play instruments. They are playing a mandolin, a harmonica, a flute, and a guitar. The reverse side of the image reads "To her "flute teacher" from Birdie Apr. 7 - 1895. Baylor."
Date: April 7, 1895
Creator: Hillyer, H. B.
Partner: Coleman Public Library

[Pavillion at Hyde Park]

Description: A crowd watching four men in the lake behind the pavillion.
Date: April 22, 1895
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train in Sierra Blanca

Description: Photograph of John Chester in Sierra Blanca, Texas while traveling with the Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train. John Chester is pictured next to a wagon sponsored by Copenhagen, Skoal, and Billy Bob's Texas.
Date: April 7, 1896
Creator: Cirincione, Nick
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

Austin High School Mid A. Grade, 1896

Description: Photograph of Austin High School Mid A. Grade class portrait on April 13, 1896. Austin High School opened in 1881. The class consists of 22 young women and five young men seated and standing in front of a school building at 11th Street and Rio Grande Street. There is a broken window behind the woman (Clara Whitteu) on the far left of the group, and a man stands nearly out of frame on the far left. From left to right (first row, seated): Gene Clark, Annie Spence, Mamie Heflybower, Lenora Patterson, Nellie Brown, Haysie Heflybower, Edna Slaughter, Molly Alison, George Decherd; (second row standing and seated): Clara Whitteu, Doree Durfee, LuEmma Raymond, Nan Turner, Kate Mayes, Willie Smith, Gracie Taylor, Laura Hirshfeld, Mary Perry; (last row, seated and standing): Ira Hamilton, Bessie Walsh, Zella Swancoat, Erin Crane, Lula Rose, Scott Key, Ansell Carouth, Will Orr, and Harry Bach.
Date: April 13, 1896
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Texas School for the Blind

Description: Group of men in suits and hats lined up in front of campus buildings. For more information: http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/kct25
Date: April 29, 1896
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Port Arthur Skyline]

Description: Photograph of the skyline of Port Arthur, Texas, viewed from the old Pleasure Pier. The ocean is visible in the foreground.
Date: April 24, 1897
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Procter Street]

Description: Photograph of stores, including restaurants and a real estate agency, on either side of a dirt road in Port Arthur, Texas.
Date: April 24, 1897
Location Info:
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Exterior of Sabine Hotel]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of the Old Sabine Hotel in Port Arthur, Texas. Several horse-drawn carriages are stopped in front of the building, and people stand on the porch.
Date: April 27, 1897
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Maiden Run of "North Coast Limited"]

Description: An intriguing photograph of Northern Pacific Railroad's first "North Coast Limited" which made its maiden run on April 29, 1900. The train is headed by a ten-wheeler, type 4-6-0 locomotive bearing the Engine No. 271, with a consist of eight handcrafted wooden cars - all having open platforms and underbody truss rods - heated by potbellied iron stoves and illuminated by kerosene. This was the first electrically-lighted train to operate between the Midwest and the North Pacific Coast - it also introduced such travel comforts as steam heat, baths, and barber-valet service - inaugurating the era of travel luxury on the rails.
Date: April 29, 1900
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[An older gentleman with a gray mustache, wearing a dark suit and a hat]

Description: Photograph of an older gentleman. The man, who has gray hair and mustache, is wearing a dark three piece suit, white shirt, dark bow tie, and dark derby hat. His vest chain is looped through the third button from top. The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard matte. The matte has embossed designs around the perimeter of the photograph. Written on back of photograph in blue ink: "Apl 29"1901". Image dimensions are: 9.4 cm x 12 cm.
Date: April 29, 1901
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Young Girls of Longview]

Description: Photograph of seven young girlfriends of Longview, Texas. The friends are pictured at Annie Castleberry's home in Longview. They are all dipping their bare feet in a pond. From left to right, the friends pictured are: Etta Wilkins, Nannie Howard , Birdie Cole, Annie Castleberry, Berdale Weeks, Opal Holt, and Nannie Holland Weatherby. The photograph is mounted on grey cardboard.
Date: April 1902
Partner: Longview Public Library