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Today's Texas State Capitol is Austin's fourth try

Austin has seen four Capitol building on three locations. Helpfully, the American-Statesman photo archive lends us clues as to how they looked. 109 more words


SW 14th Avenue, 1892

Completed in 1872, this image shows the Jacob Kamm residence at its original location on SW 14th Avenue and SW Main Street, 1892. The structure was moved to make way for the construction of Lincoln High School and is now located at 1425 SW 20th Avenue. 17 more words


Intimations of UT Longhorns Football Past

Since our Sports section is already raising the prospects of the next Longhorns season, we thought we’d do a little digging in various archives. 58 more words


Birthday at Farrell's

I told you to look out for another Gibson Girl inspired look soon! Because we went to Farrell’s with some friends to celebrate my birthday Thursday evening. 159 more words


Ageless Patterns 1889 Cooking Apron

Last Christmas time, Kay at Stuhr Museum lent me this apron pattern.  I had just made a white apron from the National Garment cutter, and she thought I should make another apron for wear at Stuhr. 717 more words


Law and Order - Colfax County

I guess I can be accused of writing only about happy, amusing, and progressive events in Clarkson and the surrounding area. Singing and dancing, inventiveness and industriousness. 2,414 more words


Historic Photo: Fleet Street and St. Paul's Cathedral, London, 1890.

This photo, obviously of London, was taken about 1890, probably for use as a picture postcard by the James Valentine company. It shows a view of Fleet Street, one of the most well-known streets in the city, and the dome of St. 375 more words

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