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  Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
 Collection: Austin History Center General Collection Photographs
[Group of World War I Army enlisted men eating beside tent rows]

[Group of World War I Army enlisted men eating beside tent rows]

Date: 1917
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of several enlisted men in what appear to be World War I U.S. infantry uniforms, some wearing sweaters and others thick shirts, eating at the end of a row of field tents. They are eating from metal mess kits, and the meal appears to include biscuits. Several of the men are wearing enlisted visor hats. Three of the men are identified in handwriting on the photograph: Walter, Clyde and George.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Rosewood Park for Negroes

Rosewood Park for Negroes

Date: September 8, 1938
Creator: Ellison Photo Service, Austin
Description: Photograph of a group of black children watching a youth prepare to dive from the diving board into the public pool at Rosewood Park.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Ariel view of Camp Swift including Headquarters, Post Finance Office, U. S. Post Office and north cantonment area]

[Ariel view of Camp Swift including Headquarters, Post Finance Office, U. S. Post Office and north cantonment area]

Date: 1942/1945
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an aerial view of Camp Swift Headquarters, Finance Building, U. S. Post Office and a portion of the north cantonment area. The long wooden buildings are arranged parallel to each other, with the two-story Headquarters building in the center and the one-story Finance and Post Office buildings to each side. A flag pole with flag is visible in the foreground, and the cantonment area buildings are in the background.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Delta Sigma Theta members receive certificate]

[Delta Sigma Theta members receive certificate]

Date: August 15, 1973
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of three women of the African-American sorority Delta Sigma Theta accept a certificate from the Travis County Historical Survey Commission on behalf of the Rosewood Recreation Association.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Children swimming at Rosewood Park]

[Children swimming at Rosewood Park]

Date: August 19, 1938
Creator: Ellison Photo Service
Description: Photograph of a group of African-American children swimming and splashing at the Rosewood Park for Negroes swimming pool. Extensive use of swimming pool and facilities demonstrates success of this recreation center.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[A United States Army private and a woman in Austin's U.S.O. Club]

[A United States Army private and a woman in Austin's U.S.O. Club]

Date: 1942/1945
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a man and a woman seated at a wooden table at Austin's U.S.O. club. Each holds a bottle of 7up with a straw in it. The man is wearing a United States Army enlisted man's uniform, consisting of a jacket, shirt, tie and pants, and the woman is wearing a dress. There is an empty ashtray on the table in front of them. Austin's U.S.O. Club was located at 111-115 East 6th Street.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Group of men on horseback, including Sheriff George S. Matthews, in front of Barnes and Company Grocers store]

[Group of men on horseback, including Sheriff George S. Matthews, in front of Barnes and Company Grocers store]

Date: 1900/1901
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of men on horseback in front of Barnes and Company Grocers, including George S. Matthews, who served as Travis County Sheriff from 1902 to 1920. Prior to that Matthews was a deputy sheriff. The men are wearing suits and hats, and some are wearing sashes and ribbons. Horses and buggies are visible behind the men on horseback, just in front of the store. Two women on the store's front porch are wearing long skirts and large hats. The Barnes and Company grocery was a two-story brick building with a two-story front wooden porch, located at 123 West 7th Street at Colorado Street. The railing on the second porch floor has Maltese crosses and Masonic emblems on alternating metal balusters, and a painted wooden slat sign between the floors has a decorative pierced and pointed detail on the bottom side. The painter of the grocery's sign was Philip Bruckmann. The street in front of the store is dirt.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Court-House crowd [Group of Travis County officials standing on the steps of a stone building]

Court-House crowd [Group of Travis County officials standing on the steps of a stone building]

Date: 1900?
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of men wearing suits standing on the steps of what may be either the Travis County Courthouse or the Travis County Jail. The identified men, including Judge George Calhoun, District Clerk James P. Hart, and Deputy Sheriff Fred Peck, are all Travis County officials, but most of the group are unidentified. One of the the men is African American, and he appears to be the only person not wearing a suit coat. Several of the men are wearing ties -- including bow ties, string ties and neck ties -- and several are wearing vests and have watch chains. The building behind them is made of stone blocks, with rusticated blocks below and ashlar blocks above. There is a door in the center of the photograph, behind the men, and it is flanked by two double-hung sash windows. Inscribed below the image in ink is "Court-House crowd", and the identifications are written in either ink or pencil with arrows pointing to the identified person.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt making a whistle-stop campaign appearance in Austin]

[President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt making a whistle-stop campaign appearance in Austin]

Date: June 11, 1936
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photographic Laboratory, City of Austin
Description: Photograph of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt standing behind a podium, on a platform, at the end of a train car as he addresses the large, night-time crowd assembled before him. His outstretched arms grasp the podium. Roosevelt is surrounded by a group of people including his wife, Eleanor, and possibly John Nance Garner ("Cactus Jack"), the vice-president. A neon sign above the train car reads, "PROSPERITY'S ROSE BLOOMS AGAIN WITH ROOSEVELT." The crowd is standing shoulder-to-shoulder.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Woman standing with a bicycle with balloon tires]

[Woman standing with a bicycle with balloon tires]

Date: 1900~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a woman dressed in a white blouse and hat as well as a dark skirt standing on a lawn in front of bushes with a bicycle with balloon tires. She has her right hand on the seat and her left hand on the handlebar. The bicycle is a turn-of-the-century safety model with a single gear and bicycle chain.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library