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Exterior view of Austin Public Library's Twin Oaks Branch, showing the front entrance and awning that reads, "Austin Public Library Twin Oaks Station." The branch is part of a strip mall, and the business next-door has a sign that reads "Hyden's." Two cars are in parking spots in front of the library.

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Portrait of an old Native American man named Campo seated in front of a studio backdrop, January 1873. He fought in the War of 1812, in the Texas War of Independence and Mexican War. He wears simple clothes and holds a gun in his lap. A hat is at his feet.

1873-01

Photograph of a "for whites only" sign above the entrance to a building.

1935-02-14

Brochure "Know the Now Sound"

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A black and white copy photograph of an African American woman standing in front of a house with a front porch in the Wheatville subdivision, dating about 1900s.

1900

View from behind of two people walking on the sidewalk of Guadalupe Street, with business to the left of frame and cars parked to the curb with parking meters.

1971

View from behind of two people walking on the sidewalk of Guadalupe Street, with business to the left of frame and cars parked to the curb with parking meters.

1971

Candid photograph of a large group standing in front of a building with a sign that reads, "washateria." The group includes several women, a few men, and a few children. In the center of the group, a woman wears a habit and appears to be a Catholic nun. The sign on the next-door business, in partial view, reads "barber beaut[...]." A pair of cars are parked in front of the building. Based on a sign's reflection on the washateria windows, "Vaught's Store" is across the street from the pictured building.

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Riverboat on the reservoir of Lady Bird Lake at Fiesta Gardens. A sign on the roof of the boat reads, "Fiesta Gardens." There are five passengers on the boat, including two children leaning on the back rail of the boat and facing the viewer.

1969

Two women posing in the snow at the 1000 block of Bouldin Avenue at Columbus, 1949

1949

View of snowed in Bouldin Avenue neighborhood taken in January of 1949

1949

View of 10th Street and Congress Avenue looking north to the Texas Capitol building

1969-07

The exterior of the Millett Opera House. The building has "Maverick-Clarke" painted on the side of it and there are 1960s vintage cars parked out front on the street.

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The exterior of the Millett Opera House. The building has "Maverick-Clarke" painted on the side of it and there are 1960s vintage cars parked out front on the street.

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Pease Elementary 8th grade 1890 class picture. Identifications are on back of photo.

circa 1890

1. John W. Hornsby, County Judge. 2. Tom Anderson, Commissioner Precinct 1. 3. Jack Booth, Commissioner Precinct 4. 4. Sid Nolan Commissioner Precinct 3. 5. J. Ben Fischer, Commissioner Precinct 2. 6. Tom Davis, County Auditor. 7. Orlands Cald..See back

1908-01-01

Distant view of St. John Orphanage while on fire, with dark clouds of smoke in 1956. The three-story, stone building was built in North Austin to home over 300 orphan girls and a two-story frame building for a boys' dormitory.

1956

Front view of City of Austin Power Plant building. A City of Austin vehicle is parked in front of the building.

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Copy print of the 1891 bird's eye view map of Austin. "Partial view of Austin, Texas. The most beautiful and wealthiest city of its size in the United States."

1839

A group of soldiers and civilians pose during a picnic at Camp Mabry.

1941-12-07

The exterior of the Millett Opera House building with 1950s vintage cars parked out front on the street.

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Gravestone for "Puffy" at Pet Rest Memorial Park

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Note on back of photo: "Sneed or Masonic Lodge?" Sebron Sneed home interior view of fireplace with pictures placed on mantle.

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Note on back of photo: "Sneed or Masonic Lodge?" Sebron Sneed home interior view of fireplace with pictures placed on mantle.

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Victor A. Solimine portrait in uniform that he sent to his wife Ruth before they were married during World War II. Victor's nickname was Sonny.

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