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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

[Bullfight in Juarez, Mexico]

Description: Photograph of a bull charging a horseback matador in an arena. A small crowd watches from the bleachers and a shaded balcony. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Bull Charging Picador, Juarez 4-13-13. The horses being blind-folded, stands his ground - The bull is thrust off with the long lance - not always does the horse escape being [illegible] - in this instance, the picador had his breeches ripped at the seam."
Date: April 13, 1913
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Bullfight in Juarez, Mexico]

Description: Photograph of a bull by a downed horse in a bull fighting arena. Two matadors have their backs turned to the camera, watching the bull. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Bull tossing a horse he has just gored to death."
Date: April 13, 1913
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Bullfight in Juarez, Mexico]

Description: Photograph of a bullfight in Juarez, Mexico. The crowd watches from their shaded balcony as the matadors enter the ring. Inscription on the back reads "Torrodors [sic] and Picadors entering the Bull Ring."
Date: April 13, 1913
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Portrait of C. M. Cureton]

Description: Photograph of C. M. Cureton, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas, as he was leaving the Bench at the close of the ceremonies celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the first meeting of the Supreme Court of Texas.
Date: January 13, 1940
Creator: Douglass, Elnora
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Marble Falls Wool Scouring Equipment]

Description: Photograph of large wool scouring equipment from Marble Falls. There are several men standing on and in front of the equipment. The picture was taken at the site of the Walker's Austex Chili Plant in downtown Austin.
Date: January 13, 1941
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

St. John Orphanage Track, Proposed Naval Hospital Site

Description: Photograph of a dilapidated old building, St. John's Orphanage Track, also the proposed naval hospital site. The stone building is dirty and there is damage to the roof. It is surrounded by a field and a dirt road leads to the building.
Date: March 13, 1945
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photographic Laboratory, City of Austin, Texas
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library