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 Decade: 1940-1949
 Collection: Chalberg Collection of Prints and Negatives
Servicemen arriving in Austin

Servicemen arriving in Austin

Date: October 2, 1944
Creator: Bock, Carl Edward
Description: Servicemen departing buses and walking south from Bowen Trailways Motor Coaches at 708 Brazos. Moonlight tower visible at corner of 8th and Brazos.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Capitol Laundry & Cleaning Co.]

[Capitol Laundry & Cleaning Co.]

Date: February 14, 1945
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Description: Exterior of building with delivery van in driveway. 801 Barton Springs Road.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Community Chest

Community Chest

Date: October 10, 1941
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Description: Group of women and the Mayor on the back of a fire engine. Back of the photo reads, "L-R: Mrs. Alden Davis, Mrs. Jess Walker (Ina). Mayor Tom Miller at right."
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Congress Avenue from 5th Street

Congress Avenue from 5th Street

Date: 1941~
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Description: A busy Congress Avenue looking north from the east side of the 500 block. People line the sidewalks while cars and buses fill the streets.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Congress Avenue looking towards Capitol

Congress Avenue looking towards Capitol

Date: 1942
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Description: Photograph of Congress Avenue looking north from 7th St.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Looking north up Congress Avenue

Looking north up Congress Avenue

Date: January 14, 1948
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Description: Looking north up Congress Avenue from just north of the bridge. A variety of businesses and cars in view.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Magnesium Plant]

[Magnesium Plant]

Date: August 14, 1947
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Description: Two buildings connected by a covered conveyor belt. Future site of the Balcones Research Center, now known as the J. J. Pickle Research Campus.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Governor’s Mansion]

[Governor’s Mansion]

Date: April 1, 1940
Creator: Ellison Photo Service
Description: Looking west at the entrance of the Governor's Mansion.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Street Railroad Downtown

Street Railroad Downtown

Date: February 7, 1940
Creator: Ellison Photo Service
Description: A crowd of people in downtown Austin. Caption on photo reads, "Loading the Plain Line Street Cars at Sixth and Congress, Austin, Texas, 1:40p.m., February 7, 1940 for their last run. Being replaced by new buses on the left."
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Servicemen celebrating in the streets

Servicemen celebrating in the streets

Date: August 14, 1945
Creator: Texas Photo Shop
Description: Crowd gathered around two servicemen dancing in the street.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
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