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[Photograph of Grave Marker]

Description: Photograph of a grave marker for an unidentified person, with several other grave markers visible in the background. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Alabama-Coushatta Reservation, Polk County, Texas."
Date: June 9, 1949
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Photograph of Grave Marker]

Description: Photograph of a grave marker in a graveyard among other grave markers. There is no text on the marker. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Alabama-Coushatta Reservation, Polk Co., Texas."
Date: June 9, 1949
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Photograph of Bell]

Description: Photograph of a small bell mounted on a platform supported by tall logs., with trees in the background. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Alabama-Coushatta Reservation, Polk County, Texas."
Date: June 9, 1949
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Painted Rocks on the Concho River]

Description: Photograph of three rock slabs with painted symbols on them. A printed note on the back of the photograph says, "Painted Rocks, on Concho river at Paint Rock, Texas. Signs painted with unknown red mixture which is indelible. Painted by Indians."
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Postcard to M. M. Matlock from his Brother]

Description: Postcard to M. M. Matlock from his brother with a tinted photograph of "Chief Iron Tail, Indian Squaws and Papooses at Buffalo Bill's Wild West." The note on the back of the card discusses activities taking place back home as M. M. Matlock is at officer's school in South Carolina.
Date: 1913-01-31~
Partner: Murphy Historical Society Inc.

Juana: A Spanish Girl in Central Texas

Description: Biographical account of Juana Cavasos, a Spanish-Italian woman who survived a Comanche raid but was taken as their captive; eventually she was traded to a white man at a Comanche trading post near Waco, Texas. This book details her journey, and includes a few maps showing the routes taken. Bibliography begins on page 133.
Date: 2007
Creator: Andrus, Pearl
Partner: Cleng Peerson Research Library at the Bosque Museum

Lost and Found; or Three Months with the Wild Indians: A Brief Sketch of the Life of Ole T. Nystel, Embracing his Experience While in Captivity to the Comanches, and Subsequent Liberation from Them

Description: Autobiography of the life of Ole T. Nystel, detailing his early childhood, and his time spent as a Comanche captive. This book contains photographs of Nystel, and family members as well as a map of Bosque County and the surrounding area. Notes begin on page 25.
Date: 1994
Creator: Nystel, Ole T., 1853-1930.
Partner: Cleng Peerson Research Library at the Bosque Museum

Annals of Travis County and of the City of Austin (From the Earliest Times to the Close of 1875): Volume 1

Description: First volume of a book describing all aspects of the history of Travis County and Austin, Texas. These three chapters describe the geography, climate, and boundaries of the area, the native tribes living in the area, and the exploration of the area by Spanish explorers.
Date: unknown
Creator: Brown, Frank
Partner: Travis County Historical Commission

Early Swedish Settlers

Description: Historical survey of the history of Swedish communities in McCulloch County, especially the East Sweden area and Soldiers Waterhole historic marker. This report contains compiled stories, correspondence, and tables.
Date: 1971/1972
Creator: McCulloch County Historical Survey Committee
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission