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  Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
 Decade: 1950-1959
[Front exterior of Governor's Mansion with trees]

[Front exterior of Governor's Mansion with trees]

Date: 1955
Creator: Boone Photo
Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion front elevation and south elevation showing the grounds and walkway, the stairs of which are bisected by a sidewalk. The upper porch is screened and partially obscured by a tree on the front lawn. The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant here in 1955 was Governor Alan Shivers. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Aerial view of courts and seats at Caswell Tennis Center]

[Aerial view of courts and seats at Caswell Tennis Center]

Date: June 20, 1950
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photographic Lab., Austin
Description: Photograph of an aerial view of all six tennis courts, spectator stands, and parking at the Caswell Tennis Center on Shoal Creek at 24th and N. Lamar. Two men's doubles matches are visible in the back two courts. Spectators crowd in the shade under the awning. Residential neighborhoods are visible behind the tennis courts in the background.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Letter from Witter Bynner to Mary

Letter from Witter Bynner to Mary

Date: August 23, 1951
Creator: Bynner, Witter
Description: Correspondence regarding a book order from Doubleday.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[E. 4th Street, Austin, TX]

[E. 4th Street, Austin, TX]

Date: March 27, 1959
Creator: City of Austin
Description: Photograph of the 800 blocks of E. 4th Street looking east. Austin Pipe & Supply Co. is on the south side of the street.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Seaholm Power Plant Intake Facility]

[Seaholm Power Plant Intake Facility]

Date: December 1, 1950
Creator: City of Austin
Description: Photograph of the lake side view of the Seaholm Power Plant Intake facility. The Art Deco concrete facility was designed by Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company and was built in two phases in 1950 and 1955 by Odom Construction Company. The facility operated as a power plant until 1989 and was finally decommissioned in 1996 by the city of Austin. The intake facility is located on the shores of Lady Bird Lake and the Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
1910 Auto with Capitol Building

1910 Auto with Capitol Building

Date: May 4, 1959
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Old fashioned couple stands next to 1910 automobile with the State Capitol in the background
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[1959 Dairy Princess Crowning]

[1959 Dairy Princess Crowning]

Date: May 8, 1959
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Photograph of the crowning of the 1959 Mid-Texas Milk Producers Association Dairy Princess. A group of 17 female contestants stand in a row behind a banquet table with a punch bowl full of milk. All of the contestants pose with glasses of milk in front of a sign that says "June's Best Meals Start With Dairy." Other signs on the wall behind them are obscured. In the foreground a long dining table is set.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
1st Southern Presbyterian Church

1st Southern Presbyterian Church

Date: April 4, 1956
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Exterior of Church, Brazos and 8th St. looking north.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
50000th Telephone in Austin

50000th Telephone in Austin

Date: January 1, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Woman talking on telephone, men standing and smiling
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
50th Wedding Anniversary, Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Holden

50th Wedding Anniversary, Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Holden

Date: January 1, 1951
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Holden's Golden Wedding Anniversary. Elderly couple standing behind anniversary cake.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
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