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Capitol 1881-1888

Object Type: Folder
In Folder: Capitol


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Exterior view of the temporary capitol building, in use from 1881-1888. horse-drawn carriages are in front. The new capitol is partially visible in the background.

1885

View of the Capitol building on fire, with smoke emanating from the top floor of the building as onlookers stand in the street.

undated

Destruction by fire of the temporary Capitol building.

1888

Photograph of the structure that served as the temporary building for the state of Texas while the current capitol building was under construction. some horse-drawn carriages are parked in front of the building.

undated

Firefighters spraying water into the upper floors of the temporary capitol building when it caught fire. A large number of spectators look on.

1899-08-30

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