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  Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
 Decade: 1940-1949
 Year: 1941
 Collection: Chalberg Collection of Prints and Negatives
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
[Governor's Mansion with snow]

[Governor's Mansion with snow]

Date: 1941
Creator: unknown
Description: East facade from street, mansion in snow. Shows walkway from street, with curved stairs and small urns. Porch is screened, carriage house visible in background.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
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