|Text on Back:||STATE CAPITOL. This Great granite building cost hree million acres of Texas land. 70 miles of railroad were built to haul granite. This dome is seven feet aller than that of the National Capitol at Washington. The building is covered with copperplates.|
Stephen F. Austin, father of the Texas Republic. Austin, one of the "Epressarios," or colony chiefs under the Mexican regime, was probably more responsible than any other single man for the success of the movement for Texas Independence. He is known as the "Father of Texas."
|Publisher:||San Antonio Card Co., San Antonio, Texas|
|Source:||Collection of Casey M. Weaver|