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Photos of Walter Acker from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photo of Raymond Frank from the Austin Files Biography collection

Freeman_George-Richard-1830-1910

Photos of Ben Garza and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Everett Givens from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Taylor Glass from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photo of John W. Glenn from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photo of Benjamin Goodfriend from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Beriah Graham and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of David Huerta and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Joe Lung and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of George Hancock and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Johann Groos from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Adelaida Garza from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of John Hickman and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Neal Douglass from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of the Driskill family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Sam Dryden from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Betty Dunkerly from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of George Durham from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photo of Leonard Eck from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Alexander Caswell and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of the Ellis family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Alfred Ellison from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photo of Emmert garden from the Austin Files Biography collection

Illustrations of Angelina Eberly from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Lynn Fertsch from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Saadi Ferris and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photo of "Ma Ferguson and daughter from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Susan Fifer and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Alphonese Dubois de Saligny from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Joseph Fischer and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Lizzie Williams from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photo of Hamilton Metz from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Ernie Mae Miller from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Alpheus Nuckols and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Duke Tu and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of the Tilley family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Margarita Simon from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Richard Nichols from the Austin Files Biography collection

Weddington_Sarah

Photos of Edward Seiders from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Carl Sutor and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Mark Spaeth from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Hiram Wroe and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of E.P. Ischy from the Austin Files Biography collection

Images of Sam Houston from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Andrew Hamilton from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Raul Guerrero from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Marvin Griffin from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Kenneth Jehn from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Alberto Garcia and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of John Haynie from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photo of Gus Garcia from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photo of Carl Hickerson from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of John Hill from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of William Hill from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Betty Himmelblau from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Henry Hirshfeld from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of M. Hofmann from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of James Hogg in the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Edward Mandell from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of David Holt from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Reuben Hornsby and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Emilie Wheelock from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of William Huddle from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Emery Hughes from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photo of Fannie Iglehart from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Beauford Jester from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Adam Johnson from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Thomas Johnson and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photo of William Johnson's Johnson Brothers Trading Post from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photo of Lillian Gregg Kerley from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Thomas Kincheon and family in Kincheonville from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photo of Mrs. Helen Kirby, Dr. and Mrs. Rice, and Miss Lavender from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of W. Astor Kirk from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Joe Koen from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Loriena Koepsel from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photo of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Edward Bock and Mrs. Mary Koock from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photo of Morris Kopperl and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Jacob Kuechler from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Hugo Kuehne from the Austin Files Biography collection

Group portrait of the Kunz family taken from 1111 West 11th Street from the Austin Files Biography collection

Image of a painting of Mirabeau Lamar from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Will Lambert from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Peter Lawless from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Henry Leberman from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Roy Lee from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Emilie Limberg from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Emma Linn from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of George Littlefield from the Austin Files Biography collection

Long_Emma

Photos of Walter Long from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Dan Love from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Rueben Lovinggood from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Roy Lozano from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Francis Lubbock from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of James Lucy from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Charles Lundberg and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Images of Henry Madison from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Henry Maerki and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of James Manor from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Gladys Matthews from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos Frank McBee from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Arthur and Jane McCallum from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos from Carole McClellan from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of James McClendon from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Paul McFadden from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Harrell McFarland from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Bertha Means from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Richard Moya from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Ron Mullen from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Mahala Murchison and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Wilbert O'Daniel from the Austin File Biography collection

Photos of Madalyn Murray O'Hair from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Mary Z. O'Riley from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of John Marshall from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Swante Palm from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Américo Paredes from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Robert Penn from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Alexander Porter from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Homer Rainey from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Alexander Ramsey from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Lucy Read from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Rebecca Red from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of John Reed from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Margaret Reilly from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Dalton Richardson from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Peter Roach from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of James Robertson from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Lawrence Ross from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Darrell Royal from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Doug Sahm from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of George Sanchez from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Louis Scherding from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Julius Schutze from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Henry Sevier from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Robert Shaw from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Sally Shipman from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Ada Simond from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photographs documenting Margaret Graham Boroughs Adams

Photo of Kimberly Ann Abne from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Maurice Acers from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Herman Achilles and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of James Allred from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Anthony G. Adair from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photo of John Anderson from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Stanley Adams and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Claude Adams from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Don Adams from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Fred Adams from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photo of G.A. Adams from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photo of Fred Akers from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Charles Akins from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of John T. Allan from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Ada Anderson from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photo of L.C. Anderson from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Thomas William Anderson from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of William Anderson from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Andrews family members from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photo of John Aycock from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photographs of Dewitt Clinton Baker from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photo of Charles W. Barnes Groceries from the Austin Files Biography collection

Illustration of Amelia Barr from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of William Braxton Barr from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Gonzalo Barrientos from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Ninnian Barron at the State Asylum from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Hermann Becker from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Eugene Belcher and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Leo Bellmont from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Charles Besserer from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photo of a Texas Ranger from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of the Bickler family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of the Bittle family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Edward Blackshear from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Annie Blanton from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Carl Bock from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Mary Bode from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Dietrich Bohls from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Charles Boner from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of the Bremond family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photo of Robert Brooks from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Timothy Brown from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Robert Browning from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Julius Brueggemann from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Alice Brydson from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of John Bunton from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Roy Butler from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Manuel Caballero from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of John Caldwell from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Lorraine Camacho from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Earl Campbell from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Lalo Campos from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Mary Canion and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of John Carpenter from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Leslie Carpenter from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Audray Bateman from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Eugene Bartholomew from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Abe and Helen Attal from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of William Allcorn from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of the Ballerstedt family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photo of William Henry Carr from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of William and Paul Carrington from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photo of Irby Caruth and Toney Burger from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Ben Carter from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of the Caswell family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photo of Eustacio Cepeda

Photos of Edward Aubrey Clark from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Grace Delano Clark from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of James Colman and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Gene Collier from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of the Travis County Agriculture and Home Demonstration Council from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Oscar B. Colquitt from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Abner Cook from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Katherine Ann Cook from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photo of Lee Cooke from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Frank Cooksey from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Algerene Akins Craig from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Edmund Davis from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photo of Walter Davis from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Wilhelmina Delco from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Dinesh Desai and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of W.D. Craig and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Dan Davidson from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photo of Nelson Davis in Egypt from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Jacob De Gress from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Arthur DeWitty from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Elnora Douglass from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Israel Jacob Fontaine and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photographs documenting Jeff Friedman from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photographs documenting Travis LaRue from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photographs documenting Lee Leffingwell from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photographs documenting Charles A. McAden from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photographs documenting Lester Palmer from the Austin Files Biography collection

Media documenting William Hobby from the Austin Files Biography collection. William Pettus Hobby (March 26, 1878 – June 7, 1964) was known as the publisher/owner of the Beaumont Enterprise when he entered politics and the Democratic Party. Elected in 1914 as Lieutenant Governor of Texas, in 1917 he succeeded to become 27th Governor of the U.S. state of Texas, after James Edward "Pa" Ferguson was impeached and forced to resign. In 1918 Hobby won the office in his own right, serving a full term. In 1924 Hobby lost the Democratic primary to Miriam A. Ferguson, wife of "Pa" Ferguson and she was elected to the governorship. Hobby returned to publishing, and in 1924 was chosen as president of the Houston Post. He later served as chairman of the board of the Houston Post Company, which had also acquired radio and TV stations.

Photographs documenting Frank Fowler from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photographs documenting Santos "Sandy" Acosta Fuentes from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photographs documenting Emma Galindo from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photographs documenting Harvey Gann from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photographs documenting Alvin J. Wirtz from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photographs depicting Samuel Edward Gideon from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photographs documenting Dewitt C. Greer from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photographs documenting Milton Gutsch from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photographs of Berl Handcox from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photographs documenting Jacob M. Harrell from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photographs of Katherine Hart and James P. Hart from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photographs documenting Benjamin Franklin Heath from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photographs of Charles Heath from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photographs depicting Robert L. Herber from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photographs documenting Hudson Wiley from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photographs documenting Volma Overton from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photographs documenting W.H. Passon from the Austin Files Biography collection. W. H. Passon, educator, was born near Mumford, Texas in 1864. He moved to Austin, Texas with his parents in 1881. He began his teaching career at a school in Kinchionville, Texas (southwest Austin) in 1883. After teaching at various Central Texas schools he was elected to the position of principal of the Wheatville School in 1894. He would go on to serve as the principal of the West Austin School, Clarksville School, Olive Street School and Gregorytown. Passon married Mittie T. Carr of Oakwoods, Texas in 1884. He was a faithful member of the Metropolitan A. M. E. Church. His effort to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the church in 1907 resulted in The Historical and Biographical Souvenir and Program of Metropolitan A.M.E. Church, Austin, Texas, 1882-1907, one of the earliest written histories of the church and African American life in Austin, Texas. Passon died in 1933. In 1979 the W. H. Passon Historical Society was founded with the aim of promoting the history of Austin's African American community.

Biographical information about Sunny Graham. Sunny Graham and her family lived in Austin from 1973-1991. Prior to coming to Austin she taught 6th grade elementary English and Spelling at Ave E Elementary in Copperas Cove, Texas after her husband Terry served the US Army as a Captain. Sunny is the former Zenaida Sanchez Prodon and hails from Meycauayan, Bulacan. She first came to America as an exchange student when she was merely 15 years old. As an American field Scholar for a year in 1965-66, she attended CK McClatchy Sr. High School in Sacramento, California. Sunny received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of the Philippines in 1971; A Masters of Education and a second Masters Degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Texas at Austin. After living in Austin since 1973 she decided to get hooked with other Filipinos here in Austin. One day in 1986 she started with a handful of Filipinos to plan to have a Filipino Association in central Texas. This small group became the central core of now the AUSTIN FILIPINO AMERICAN ASSOCIATION founded by Sunny Graham. The Association became incorporated in 1987 and remained the only viable Filipino Association in Central Texas. Currently Sunny resides in Fort Worth, Texas. Terry and Sunny own and operate The Thornton Inn, a bed and breakfast facility a block away from the University of Texas at Arlington. Sunny is the proud mother of two daughters and is a Lola or grandmother to three grandchildren.

Photographs documenting Felix Ezell Smith from the Austin Files Biography collection. Felix Ezell Smith, legislator, was born in Lynchburg, Tennessee, on August 10, 1831, the son of William Stark and Nancy A. (Roundtree) Smith. In 1851 he moved to Texas and began farming near Austin. From June 1863 to the end of the Civil War he served as a first lieutenant in the Confederate forces in the Rio Grande district under John S. Ford. Smith was a justice of the peace and a county commissioner of Travis County. He represented the county in the Fourteenth, Sixteenth, Eighteenth, Nineteenth, and Twenty-first legislatures. As a legislator he supported an endowment fund for a state university system and introduced a bill for building a new capitol. He was a Mason. He married Mary S. Mann on October 23, 1856; they had twelve children. Smith died at his home at Bluff Springs on February 5, 1891.

Photographs documenting Don Baylor

Photographs documenting Bob Binder from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photographs documenting Wilhelmina Delco from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photographs documenting Lloyd Doggett from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photographs documenting Albert Lavada "Dr. Hepcat" Durst, Sr. from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photographs documenting Lena Guerrero from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photographs documenting Horace Haldeman from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photographs documenting Lyndon Baines Johnson from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photographs documenting Barbara Jordan from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photographs documenting Consuelo Herrera Mendez

Photographs documenting Daniel J. Moody from the Austin Files Biography collection

Media documenting Willie Nelson from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photographs documenting William James Oliphant from the Austin Files Biography collection

Media documenting Ann Richards from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photographs documenting Richmond K. Smoot from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photographs documenting Eunice Lyons-Prescott's 90th Birthday Party from the Ausin Files Biography collection

Photographs documenting Curtis Kent Bishop from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photographs documenting William Sherman Drake from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Wallis Moore from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Charles Page from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Michael Paggi and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Joseph Nalle from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photo of Frank Moore's gravestone from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of August Palm and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of George Paschal from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of the Pease family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Elisabet Ney from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Alexander Penn Wooldridge and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Isamu Taniguchi from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Josiah Wilbarger and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Claude Wild from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Thomas Wooten from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Edwin Waller from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Joseph Rowe from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Walter Prescott Webb and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Ralph Yarborough and family from the Austin File Biography collection

Photos of David Reed from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Anna Pennybacker from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of John Pickle from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photo of Tom Miller from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of William Sydney Porter (O. Henry) and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Benjamin Rice from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Oran Roberts from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Charles Wilcox and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Charles Wukasch and family from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of Ephraim Toungate from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of William Walton from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photos of William Preece from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photo of Skinny Prior at the Casino Theater from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photo of Josephine Lucile Fisher from the Austin Files Biography collection

Photo of John Salmon Ford from the Austin Files Biography collection

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