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Detail from Sanborn Insurance Map of Austin, Texas,
1935-Sept.1961, Sheet 30. For the key to the map, click here.
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Philanthropist Emily Wheelock Howson, who owned the
, passed away in 1957, but she
had made arrangements for several of her friends to continue living there
rent-free for the rest of their lives.
Sources: Sue Brandt McBee, Austin: The Past Still Present,
Heritage Society of Austin, 1975, pg. 126.