[Female Travis County Jail worker offering books to a female inmate]

Description:

Photograph of a female Travis County Jail librarian and female inmate. The librarian, on the left, is wearing a print shirt with pointed collar and holding three paperback books on top of a box of assorted paperbacks. The female inmate, who is on the right, reaches through the bars as she looks at the selections offered. Her hair is in plastic and foam rollers. A sewing machine and wooden shelving are visible in the background of the photograph.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Travis County - Austin
Creation Date: 1970~  
Partner(s):
Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Collection(s):
Austin History Center General Collection Photographs
Usage:
Total Uses: 158
Past 30 days: 10
Yesterday: 2
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1970~
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Travis County - Austin
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
1970~  
Description:

Photograph of a female Travis County Jail librarian and female inmate. The librarian, on the left, is wearing a print shirt with pointed collar and holding three paperback books on top of a box of assorted paperbacks. The female inmate, who is on the right, reaches through the bars as she looks at the selections offered. Her hair is in plastic and foam rollers. A sewing machine and wooden shelving are visible in the background of the photograph.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Partner:
Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Collection:
Austin History Center General Collection Photographs
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: PICA 12616
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth125077
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Holder: Austin History Center