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 County: Travis County, TX
 Decade: 1940-1949
 Collection: Neal Douglass Photography Collection
Austin Beverage Company [warehouse interior]

Austin Beverage Company [warehouse interior]

Date: October 24, 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Photograph of the interior of the Austin Beverage Company warehouse/distribution center at 411 Chicon Street. The trucks bear advertisements for the beverages they transport including "Jax Special Pale Brew" and "Blatz Pilsener Beer". Crates marked "Canada Dry" sit at the right of the image, ready to be loaded onto the empty truck at the left.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Congress avenue 500 block street scenes]

[Congress avenue 500 block street scenes]

Date: 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Photograph of the 500 block of Congress Avenue. Western Auto Supply Stores and J.C. Penny department store can be seen behind the very busy street. The pedestrians are in coats and hats, and holiday lights are strung across the avenue.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Congress Avenue 500 block street scenes]

[Congress Avenue 500 block street scenes]

Date: 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Photograph of the 500 block of Congress Avenue opposite Western Auto Supply Stores and J. C. Penny. Cars line the near side of the street, leaving the far side empty of parked cars and traffic. Williams T.H. & Company department store and Mueller Travel are visible on the opposite side of the street. Holiday lights are strung from one side of the avenue to the other.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Austin Beverage Company exterior]

[Austin Beverage Company exterior]

Date: October 24, 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Photograph of the exterior of the Austin Beverage Company factory and warehouse located at 1923 E. Seventh Street. Six cars and company trucks are parked in front of the main entrance. Seven drivers and company executives pose around the vehicles.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[600 Block of Congress Avenue]

[600 Block of Congress Avenue]

Date: December 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Photograph of businesses along the 600 block of Congress Avenue at Christmas: the Baptist Cervice Center, Zales, Rapp Brothers, Western Union, and McKinnon's. Cars line the streets and holiday lights stretch across the street. Men, including two sailors in discussion, stand on the corner of Congress Ave and West 6th Street.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Congress Avenue [street scenes]

Congress Avenue [street scenes]

Date: 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Photograph of Congress Avenue in Austin, Texas lined with businesses: Congress Hotel, Victory Bar, Austin Studio, Massey's Furniture Store, Richardson Company, and Texas Public Service Company. Cars line the street, including a military covered jeep parked in front of the hotel. Passersby wear coats and holiday lights stretch across the avenue. An advertisement for 7-Up is painted on the side of one of the buildings.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Armstrong Tractor Company [Displays New Tractors]

Armstrong Tractor Company [Displays New Tractors]

Date: February 25, 1948
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Photograph of employees of Armstrong Tractor Company displaying the new Ford tractor and equipment. Signs read "We Welcome the New Ford Tractor to Texas" and "Ford Tractors Flown to Austin by Braniff for State Highway Department, Armstrong Tractor Co." A crowd of men and boys gather to look at the new equipment.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Woman in Arab Costume Dress]

[Woman in Arab Costume Dress]

Date: November 27, 1948
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Photograph of a woman (possibly Virginia Farmer) in Arab costume dress kneeling on a stage floor. The dress is light colored and has patches of glitter. The bodice is also glittery and shows the woman's belly. A scarf tied around her face covers her nose, mouth, and chin.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Queen Theater at Christmas]

[Queen Theater at Christmas]

Date: December 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Photograph of the Queen Theater at 700 Congress Avenue at Christmas. The featured listed on the marquee is "First Yank Into Tokyo". West 7th Street flanks the theater on the left and Lerner Shops, Rhealee, and McLellan's flank the theater on the right. A bus and a couple of cars are parked in front of the theater. Christmas lights stretch across Congress Avenue.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Aerials of Austin

Aerials of Austin

Date: October 14, 1949
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Aerial of South Austin and downtown looking North from directly above South Congress.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
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