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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Austin County Scrapbook, 1929-1940



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Austin County
Title: Austin County Scrapbook
Dates: 1929-1940
Abstract: The bulk of the material consists of news clippings, which were clipped from various Austin County newspapers about events in Austin County.
Extent: 2 inches
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

The bulk of the material consists of news clippings, which were clipped from various Austin County newspapers about events in Austin County. Some clippings are pasted on pages with others and therefore out of order. Also included are short reports written about Austin County cities and notable sites.

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Unrestricted access.

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Index Terms

Subjects
Obituaries--Texas.
Obituaries--Texas--Austin County.
Texas--History--Local.
Texas--History--Austin County.
Austin County (Tex.)
Austin County (Tex.)--Genealogy.
Austin County (Tex.)--Genealogy--Sources.
Austin County (Tex.)--History.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Austin County Scrapbook, 1929-1940, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

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3L79 Obituaries:
Anderson, F. M. “Uncle Frank,” of Hillister, Woodville Optimist, February 8, 1934
Other newspaper clippings:
“American Legion Post No. 442 Organized In Sealy In 1930,” Sealy News, October 6, 1939
“Citizens State Bank Successful Sealy Institution for Past Thirty-Two Years,” Sealy News, October 1929
“Sealy Parent Teacher Association Organized in 1916 as Mothers Club, Changed Name to P.T.A. in 1924,” Sealy News, October 1939
“W.E. Shier First Chamber of Commerce President; Leonard Tillotson Secretary,” Sealy News, October 1939
“Sealy Chamber Banquet Promises To Be Big Occasion,” Sealy News, October 13, 1939
“R.W. Froebel is Expert Radio Repair Man and Philco Dealer In This Section,” Sealy News, October 6, 1939
“Levine Brothers Have Supplied Needs of Sealy Area for Twenty Two Years,” Sealy News, October 6, 1939
“Sealy Immaculate Conception Parish in Fiftieth Year,” Sealy News, October 1939
“First National Bank of Bellville Has Served for Forty-Nine Years,” Sealy News, October 1939
“At Age 110 Walked to Sealy to Vote Democratic Ticket,” Sealy News, October 8, 1939
“Over 700 Attend Harvest Feast At Cat Spring Sunday,” Sealy News, October 18, 1939
“Bragg Surveyed Santa Fe Railroad Thru This Section,” Sealy News, October 1939
“Old Mill Has Ground Out Meal for Near a Century,” Sealy News, October 13, 1939
“Golden Jubilee Celebrated Here Big Success,” Sealy News, October 13, 1939
“H. Meloneck In Sealy 20 Years,” Sealy News, October 6, 1939
“Historic Town Social Hub of Austin Colony,” Dallas News, July 11, 1937
“Farm Delivery in Early Days When John Hackbarth and Pioneers Did Business,” Sealy News, October 1939
“R.A. Engelking Vital Force in This County,” Sealy News, October 6, 1939
“Wallis, Founded About 1879, is Third Town in Size in County,” Sealy News, October 1939
“Sealy’s Old Well Recalls Incidents of Bygone Days,” Sealy News, October 27, 1939
“Modern Sealy Began with Cutting Old Meyer Pasture into Lots,” Sealy News, October 16, 1939
“Meyer Place Had Sealy’s First Porcelain Bathtub,” Sealy News, October 1939
“Rev. Bengtson Writes of the Early Activities of Sealy’s Chamber of Commerce and Its Accomplishments,” Sealy News, October 27, 1939
“John Hackbarth, Seated At His Old Desk and Looking Over His Old Ledger as He Did Long Years Ago,” Sealy News, October 6, 1939
“Largest Edition Ever Published in Austin County,” Sealy News, October 13, 1939
“Sealy’s Birth and Early Growth Linked with Rails,” Sealy News, October 1939
“Farmers’ League, Now in 2nd Year Well Established,” Sealy News, October 1939
“Historical Exhibity at Hackbarth Store Attracting Wide Attention- Many of Articles Covered in Stories This Issue,” Sealy News, October 13, 1939
“H.G. Habermacher Man of Affairs in Austin County,” Sealy News, October 10, 1939
“Hand Power Ferry at San Felipe,” Sealy News, October 13, 1939
“Many Improvements Have Been Secured for Bellville Thru City Government; Town Was Incorporated In Year 1927,” Sealy News, October 6, 1939
“A Dreamer Has Visions of Sealy As It Should Be,” Sealy News, October 16, 1939
“Haynes Mattress Popular for Over Half a Century,” Sealy News, October 6, 1939
“Sealy Has Active Fire Department, Organized in 1930,” Sealy News, October 1937
“Ralph Sloan Has Been Interested in Automobiles for Twenty Three Years,” Sealy News, October 6, 1939
“Historic Town Social Hub of Austin Colony,” Dallas News, undated
“Historic Town Social Hub of Austin Colony” Dallas News, no date “Outstanding Texas Pioneers,” Alvord News, January 17, 1935
“Historic Town Social Hub of Austin Colony,” Dallas News, July 11, 1937
“Bellevue Couple Married 50 Years,” Bellevue News, February 2, 1933
“Old San Felipe Draws Big Crowd for Celebration,” Beeville Times, April 27, 1934
“Mrs. M.L. Prouty Honored on 92nd Birthday,” Beeville Times, February 10, 1933
“300 Descendants of Two Pioneers Hold Reunion,” Sealy News, June 26, 1931
“Mr. Brosigs Brother Celebrates Golden Wedding Anniversary,” Eagle Light Headlight, March 24, 1933
“His Day at Last," Paper unknown Date unknown
“Two Golden Wedding Celebrations Sunday,” Bellville Times, March 17, 1933
“Rain Prevents Dedication of Austin Statue,” Dallas News, November 4, 1938
“Pioneer Celebrates Birthday,” Bellville Times, October 20, 1933
“Noted Texan Born This Date,” Fort Worth Telegram, January 20, 1934
“Austin Statue to be Unveiled at Bellville,” Paper unknown, 1938
“Prominent Citizen Invites His Friends to Help Celebrate,” Sealy News, February 20, 1931
“Cat Spring Club Plans to Observe 75th Anniversary,” Houston Chronicle, May 2, 1931
“F.F.A. Members Top Work Pecan Trees,” Bellville Times, March 6, 1931
No Title, Newielm, May 31, 1934
“Agricultural Society of Cat Spring Celebrates,” Sealy News, June 9, 1933
“Wedded 50 Years Mr. And Mrs. John Stalmach,” Houston Post, December 9, 1934
“Mrs. Remmert Celebrates 90th Birthday,” Bellville Times, September 12, 1930
“Back Into the Limelight,” Dallas News, November 27, 1938
“Many Attend Meeting at San Felipe and Enjoy the Celebration,” Sealy News, November 17, 1933
“Farm Study in Texas Started with Germans,” Houston Post, July 12, 1931
“Shades of Texas’ Father,” The Texas Parade, November 1940
“Austin County Reminiscenses,” Paper unknown, March 14, 1879
“Publisher’s Father and Mother Celebrate Silver Wedding Anniversary,” New Uln Enterprise, March 23, 1933
No Title, Sealy News, February 2, 1935
“Silver Wedding,” New Ulm Enterprise, February 19, 1931
“Celebrate Gold,” New Ulm Enterprise, December 31, 1931
“Sends Uncles Picture,” Dallas Semi-Weekly Farm News, February 5, 1932
“Mr. And Mrs. F.B. Miller Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary,” Bellville Times, February 13,1931
“Farm Study in Texas Started with Germans,” Houston Intelligencer, July 12, 1931
“Mrs. Augusta Buchtien,” Bellville Times, August 31, 1934
“Lunacy Trial for Aged Woman Who Killed Husband,” Longview News, January 1, 1934
“39th Austin County Bunders Saengerfest,” New Ulm Enterprise, September 13, 1934
“Roach Prairie News,” Bellville Times , May 13, 1932
“Birthday Party,” Sealy News , July 7, 1934
“Some Early Texas Historical Notes of First Settlements,” Normangee Star , August 9, 1934
“A Major Historical Celebration,” The Stephen F. Austin State Park Association and the Schools of Austin County, May 1, 1952
“Henry Schlechte and Wife Observe Golden Wedding,” Brenham Press , November 28, 1931
“Theo Brosig Celebrates 76th Birthday,” Longview News , October 20, 1932
“Celebrate Golden Wedding,” New Ulm Enterprise , December 12, 1931
“Our Past,” El Campo Citizen, July 13, 1934
“Poth Visits at Old Home,” Floresville Journal, June 12, 1931
“Wallis,” Bellville Times June 1, 1934
“Prominent Stockman of Old Days is Visitor,” Eagle Lake Headlight, June 17, 1933
“A Celebration,” Bellville Times , January 4, 1935
“Agricultural Society of Cat Spring Elects Queen,” Sealy News, May 8, 1931
“Old Rancher Celebrates 75th Birthday Sunday,” Bellville Times, October 23, 1931
“92nd Birthday Celebration,” Bellville Times, January 22, 1932
“Mr and Mrs. Herman Runge Golden Wedding,” New Ulm Enterprise, November 19, 1931
“W. Reichardt Honored on His 83rd Birthday,” Sealy News, February 1, 1935
“Mrs. Minnie Andreas Honored on Birthday,” Bellville Times, August 3, 1934
“Prominent Couple Celebrate Golden Wedding Anniversary,” Sealy News, March 17, 1932
“San Felipe de Austin Residents Have Heritage of Free Water and Open Range with No Taxes,” Houston Post, April 19, 1936
“Die Erjte Riederlahung in Texas,” New Braunfelser Zeitung, July 23, 1931
“92nd Birthday Celebration,” Bellville Times, January 22, 1932
“Rev. Polcak, West Priest, Dies at 52,” Dallas News, December 29, 1955
“Celebrates 88th Birthday,” New Ulm Enterprise, June 16, 1932
“Birthday Celebration of Mrs. Chas Franke,” Newholm Enterprise, June 18, 1931
Reports on Austin County cities and places:
“San Felipe Cemetery,” by W.J. Frederick 1924
“Bellville,” by C.H. Drake, Aug. 13, 1936
“Sealy,” by A.K. Neis, Sept. 6, 1936 Sept. 6, 1936
“San Felipe,” by W.J. Frederick, Aug. 16, 1936

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