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Miriam "Ma" Ferguson and her daughter standing outside with a mule.


Exterior view of Achilles Grocery store located at 1608-10 Lavaca Street, circa 1920s. The sign on the building says "Achilles Grocery and Market HEALTH FOOD CENTER, W.A. Achilles and Co., I.G.A. Stores".


group of people at the airfield where the first air mail arrived in Austin


Exterior view of the old Anderson High School located at 1607 Pennsylvania Avenue. The brick building has decorative brickwork at the top. The road in front is gravel and a car parked is partially visible.


Exterior view of the Walker Properties Association building on July 19, 1924


Exterior of Walker Properties Association building on May 12, 1925


Interior view of Austex Foods on July 19, 1924. Four workmen are standing in a food storage area


Exterior of City Hall looking northeast at the corner of Colorado and 8th Street.


Group portrait of students in front of Baker Elementary School. They are sitting and standing in front of the two-story stone school building.

circa 1922

Group of men standing on and under the bridge at Barton Springs.


View of Barton Springs with people both swimming and sunbathing. There is a short wall around the pool, but the hillside is undeveloped and rocky.

circa 1920

Work crew in the pool.

circa 1922

Garza Meat Market on 701 E 6th Street with three employees including a salesman, Mozy Valdez, and a meat clerk.

Photograph of a boys' woodworking class at the Old Red Campus building of the John T. Allan Junior High School, formerly Stephen F. Austin High School. Identifications on back of photo.

circa 1925

Texas State Capitol building with view of cars lining the drive


The age of the personal automobile arrived and brought with it a clear challenge to the streetcar business. Promotions for the automobile noted freedom from crowded street cars and the discomfort and delays of street car travel.

circa 1916

View of old bathhouse with dozens of Model T cars parked in a dirt lot.


Deep Eddy Bathing Beach Event. Women sit on the benches at the edge of the pool while several male bathers stand at the top of the slide. Triangular bunting flags cross the pool above their heads. The event was massively attended.


Winn Elementary School children dancing outdoors around a May Pole.


Christmas tree by a stairwell at the Frank Taylor Ramsey home 4412 Avenue B. A toy train set circles the base of the tree.

circa 1921

View of the construction of Concordia University


View of a field of spinach. A man in a fur coat stands looking over the field. People working and trucks are in the background. The caption reads "Cutting Spinach Near Austin, Texas, Jan. 13, 1922, M.H. Crockett and C.L. Crockett."


Debris from May 4, 1922 tornado in a field.


St. Edward's Main Building shoiwing cyclone damage from May 4, 1922.


View of the tornado as it moves across the sky.


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