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  Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
 Decade: 1960-1969
 Collection: Austin History Center General Collection Photographs
[City of Austin Auditorium]

[City of Austin Auditorium]

Date: February 1967
Creator: City of Austin
Description: Photograph of the City of Austin Auditorium taken from the north side of Town Lake after a snowfall.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Railroad tracks near Austin]

[Railroad tracks near Austin]

Date: July 22, 1966
Creator: City of Austin
Description: Photograph of International and Great Northern railroad tracks outside of Austin. On the tracks in the distance can be seen the switch, and in the far distance, the city watertower is visible. Telephone poles and brush are dominant, though some houses and fences indicating residences are visible.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Scenes from New Airport]

[Scenes from New Airport]

Date: November 12, 1962
Creator: City of Austin
Description: Photograph of the exterior of Austin's new airport and parking lot.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Texas State Capitol]

[Texas State Capitol]

Date: July 12, 1962
Creator: City of Austin
Description: Photograph of the Texas State Capitol building in the late 1890s or early 1900s taken from the balcony at 1006 Congress Avenue.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Governor's Mansion]

[Governor's Mansion]

Date: November 1964
Creator: Dora Dieterich Bonham Fund
Description: Photograph of the Governor's Mansion taken from "Souvenir of Austin" (1906).
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Trio Los Amigos

Trio Los Amigos

Date: 1965
Creator: Parks and Recreation Department, City of Austin
Description: Photograph of a trio of Mexican mariachi musicians at the Pan American Recreation Center. The mariachi wear sombreros and patterned panchos. The two mariachi on the right and left play guitarrĂ³ns while the middle mariachi plays the Mexican vihuela. The mariachi mouths are open in mid-song. The Pan American Recreation Center was opened in June 1942 as the first Latin American Recreation Center in Austin and run under the auspices of the Federated Latin American Club and directed by the Austin Recreation Department. The name "Pan American Recreation Center" was chosen by the executive committee during a center naming contest. On September 7, 1956, a new Pan American Recreation Center was formally dedicated at 2100 East 3rd Street, just west of the old location and where it currently exists today. The building adjoins Zavala School and was built at a cost of $155,261. The Hillside Theater was later built and completed in June 1958.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Girl Crazy performed on stage at the Zilker Hillside Theater]

[Girl Crazy performed on stage at the Zilker Hillside Theater]

Date: 1960-08-31/1960-09-02
Creator: Recreation Department, City of Austin
Description: Photograph of a scene from the musical comedy "Girl Crazy" performed on stage at the Zilker Hillside Theater. Cast of men and women perfom on an outdoor plaza set.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Girl Crazy performed on stage at the Zilker Hillside Theater]

[Girl Crazy performed on stage at the Zilker Hillside Theater]

Date: 1960-08-31/1960-09-02
Creator: Recreation Department, City of Austin
Description: Photograph of a scene from the musical comedy "Girl Crazy" performed at the Zilker Hillside Theater in Austin. Cast members perform on a western-themed set.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Inter-playground table tennis tournament at Austin Athletic Center

Inter-playground table tennis tournament at Austin Athletic Center

Date: June 21, 1961
Creator: Recreation Department, City of Austin
Description: Photograph of inter-playground table tennis tournament at Austin Athletic Club with tables of both singles and doubles playing on the interior basketball courts. The bleachers are full of women and children watching. The first organized recreation center in Austin was the privately owned Austin Athletic Club, built in 1923, by William T. Caswell. In 1931. Mr. Caswell sold the club to the City of Austin for "a small remuneration". The name of the center was officially changed to the Austin Recreation Center in 1970. After substantial damage, due to the Memorial Day flood of 1981 that center was closed after the existing center was built and opened in 1986.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Wildcat performed on stage at Zilker Hillside Theater]

[Wildcat performed on stage at Zilker Hillside Theater]

Date: 1962-08-23/1962-08-25
Creator: Recreation Department, City of Austin
Description: Photograph of a scene from a summer musical "Wildcat" performed on stage at the open-air Zilker Hillside Theater. Cast of men and women perform on stage and two actors climb a tower set.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
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