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  Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
 Decade: 1970-1979
 Collection: Austin History Center General Collection Photographs
[Woman wearing street clothes sitting on a bunk in a Travis County Jail cell]

[Woman wearing street clothes sitting on a bunk in a Travis County Jail cell]

Date: 1970~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a woman wearing a striped tank top and jeans sitting on a bunk in a jail cell. She holds a letter and pencil in her hands, and has a legal pad on her lap. The bed is made up with a blanket and polka dot pillow case, and there are two envelopes on the bed. A metal toilet and sink unit are in the foreground. The sink holds a bar of soap and a metal drinking cup is placed over the drain. The finish on the toilet seat is chipped and broken.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Bridesmaid and groomsman at wedding reception at the San Jose Community Center, about to kiss]

[Bridesmaid and groomsman at wedding reception at the San Jose Community Center, about to kiss]

Date: 1970~
Creator: Penzenstadler, Joan
Description: Photograph of a Hispanic bridesmaid and groomsman at a wedding at the San Jose Community Center in Montopolis. The couple is seated at a table, apparently about to kiss. The bridesmaid is wearing a flowered dress. The groomsman is wearing a tuxedo with a ruffled shirt and a boutonniere tied with a pink ribbon on his lapel. A woman's hand rests on his right forearm at the left of the photograph. A longneck beer bottle and paper cup sit on the table in front of the couple.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Alfonso Ramos Band plays for a wedding reception at the San Jose Community Center]

[Alfonso Ramos Band plays for a wedding reception at the San Jose Community Center]

Date: 1970~
Creator: Penzenstadler, Joan
Description: Photograph of the Alfonso Ramos Band playing at the San Jose Community Center in the Montopolis neighborhood of Austin. The band includes saxophone, drums, bongo drum, trombone, and trumpet. A man in tan suit is singing or talking into the microphone as other band members talk or wait. Five little girls, some wearing white dresses, and two little boys sit on the edge of the stage and watch the dancers. Women, wearing foral bridesmaid dresses, dance with men in suits.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Small conjunto band, including a guitar and an accordion, play next to a building in the Montopolis neighborhood]

[Small conjunto band, including a guitar and an accordion, play next to a building in the Montopolis neighborhood]

Date: 1970~
Creator: Penzenstadler, Joan
Description: Photograph of a small conjunto band playing next to a building in the Montopolis neighborhood of Austin. A man stands on the right side, wearing cowboy boots and playing an accordion. A seated man seated in the middle plays an acoustic guitar and sings into a microphone. A third man sits on the left in the background. An electric cord, used to power an amplifier, the microphone, and the guitar is plugged into an electric socket just below the eaves. Three cans of Schlitz beer sit near the chairs.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[A small Conjunto band in the Montopolis Neighborhood]

[A small Conjunto band in the Montopolis Neighborhood]

Date: 1970~
Creator: Penzenstadler, Joan
Description: Photograph of three male Conjunto musicians taking a break, as they visit with an audience of six other people, possibly Latinos. One man has an electric amplifier for his acoustic guitar, and two of the three are holding Schlitz beer cans. The audience includes a young woman standing in the doorway, a mature woman sitting on a wooden chair with a young girl on her lap, and a mature man facing the group. The group appears to be in front of a pre-fabricated building.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Bridesmaids, groomsman, and other wedding guests seated at wedding reception at the San Jose Community Center in the Montopolis neighborhood]

[Bridesmaids, groomsman, and other wedding guests seated at wedding reception at the San Jose Community Center in the Montopolis neighborhood]

Date: 1970~
Creator: Penzenstadler, Joan
Description: Photograph of three bridesmaids wearing flowered dresses and short veils and a groomsman with shoulder-length hair, a moustache, and wearing a black tuxedo with a ruffled shirt, along with other wedding guests seated at wedding reception at the San Jose Community Center in the Montopolis neighborhood of Austin. They sit with other wedding guests around a long, rectangular table. Several disposible paper cups sit on the tablecloth.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Ricky Miramontez pinning tail on donkey]

[Ricky Miramontez pinning tail on donkey]

Date: 1970~
Creator: Penzenstadler, Joan
Description: Photograph of Ricky Miramontez, a young Hispanic boy wearing a blindfold and party hat, playing Pin the Tail on the Donkey as a woman looks on.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Bouquet toss with bridesmaids and female guests at a wedding at the San Jose Community Center in the Montopolis neighborhood]

[Bouquet toss with bridesmaids and female guests at a wedding at the San Jose Community Center in the Montopolis neighborhood]

Date: 1970~
Creator: Penzenstadler, Joan
Description: Photograph of a group of women, some with outstretched ars, waiting to catch the bouquet thrown by the bride at a wedding at the San Jose Community Center in the Montopolis neighborhood. Some women wear long flowered bridesmaid dresses, three women are dressed in white dresses of a similar design, one wedding guest wears a black jacket trimmed with faux fur, and another guest wears a black checked top and red checked pants. Two little boys stand to the right, looking on.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Older man seated in a wheelchair next to a table with a birthday cake]

[Older man seated in a wheelchair next to a table with a birthday cake]

Date: 1970~
Creator: Penzenstadler, Joan
Description: Photograph of a man wearing a checked shirt and a neutral expression seated at a table with a sheet birthday cake decorated with icing flowers, scolloped and shell borders, and the words "Happy Birthday Johnny San James". In his right hand he holds an open can of Schlitz beer.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Groomsmen wait to catch the garter at a wedding at the San Jose Community Center in Montopolis]

[Groomsmen wait to catch the garter at a wedding at the San Jose Community Center in Montopolis]

Date: 1970~
Creator: Penzenstadler, Joan
Description: Photograph of several groomsmen wearing black tuxedos and ruffled shirts wait for the garter toss at a wedding at the San Jose Community Center in Montopolis. Two men hold the stretched garter up in the air. A group of women, including two young girls wearing long dresses, look on in the background.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
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