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 Decade: 1950-1959
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2009
Ben Hur Temple Benefit Football Game

Ben Hur Temple Benefit Football Game

Date: November 8, 1955
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Photograph of an announcement for the 9th annual benefit game for Crippled Children's Clinic sponsored by the Ben Hur Shrine Temple. The game was played between the Texas freshmen and the A&M freshmen and was held at Memorial Stadium on November 19, 1955.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Birthday Party

Birthday Party

Date: April 16, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Photograph of elderly man seated at table with birthday cake. Birthday party was for 104-year-old man, Thomas Riddle.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Blanton's Laundry]

[Blanton's Laundry]

Date: 1952
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Blanton's Laundry on 1313 Procter Street. The building is two stories high, and signs on it say "Blanton's Laundry 20% Cash & Carry," "Fur Storage Dry Cleaning," and 19 Blanton's 39." A sign on a building to the left says "Pacific Finance Loans." Cars are parked outside of Blanton's Laundry.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
Bob Ott

Bob Ott

Date: August 15, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Photograph of man labeling ballot boxes. Robert Ott was the county district clerk.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Boys Volleyball Team]

[Boys Volleyball Team]

Date: 1953?
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Lower Valley School boys' volleyball team. The boys are standing and kneeling in two rows. The second boy from the left in the back row is Paul Gleitz, and the third boy is Harvey Seiler. In the front row are Andrew Friesenhahn, Clayton Stolte, Kenneth Reinhard, unknown and LeeJay Baumann(?).
Contributing Partner: Northeast Lakeview College
[Brown Derby]

[Brown Derby]

Date: 1951~
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the Brown Derby, a bar and hotel on 648 Procter Street. An awning hangs from the building, and signs on it say "Coca-Cola" and "Brown Derby." In the foreground, there is a woman standing on the sidewalk and cars parked along the curb.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[A Bull Under Trees]

[A Bull Under Trees]

Date: September 23, 1954
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Description: Photograph of a bull standing underneath oak trees. Fencing and a dirt road are visible behind the animal.
Contributing Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos
[Bunnies]

[Bunnies]

Date: May 22, 1953
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of two Lower Valley Students in rabbit costumes. The student on the left is wearing a blue rabbit costume and the student on the right is wearing a pink rabbit costume. They are kneeling on the ground and looking over their shoulders.
Contributing Partner: Northeast Lakeview College
Calderon-Mendoza Wedding

Calderon-Mendoza Wedding

Date: February 11, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Photograph of the bride and groom standing in front of the fireplace.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Calderon-Mendoza Wedding

Calderon-Mendoza Wedding

Date: February 11, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Bride and groom entering the church hall.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library