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  Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
 Decade: 1950-1959
 Collection: Austin History Center General Collection Photographs
[Governor's Mansion]

[Governor's Mansion]

Date: 1950
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the exterior of the Texas Governor's mansion taken from the side lawn. "Originally part of a student report written in 1950" is written on the back of the photograph.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Governor's Mansion]

[Governor's Mansion]

Date: 1950
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's mansion. "Originally part of a student report written in 1950" is written on the back of the photograph.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[View looking south on Guadalupe Street, "the Drag", at 24th Street]

[View looking south on Guadalupe Street, "the Drag", at 24th Street]

Date: 1950/1953
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Guadalupe Street, also known as "the Drag," at 24th Street, looking south. The view includes the Varsity Theater in foreground on the right, and an oblique view of the U. T. campus in the background on the left. Just past the intersection is a pickup truck stopped in the street, and three men wearing hats appear to be repairing a hole in the road next to the pickup. The back of a highway sign, for Texas highways 79, 81, and 183, faces south on the northbound side of the road. There are raised medians on Guadalupe near the intersection. Commercial signs for Lou's Cafe and Chenards Music Store are visible on the west side of Guadalupe, and a number of automobiles are parked on the street.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Women on court at Caswell Tennis Center]

[Women on court at Caswell Tennis Center]

Date: [1950,1969]
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Photograph of a large group of female tennis players standing at equal distances apart on both sides of both tennis courts. All players carry rackets and look toward the spectators in the stands.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Worker at Seaholm Power Plant]

[Worker at Seaholm Power Plant]

Date: [1950, 1959]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an old man wearing a hat, boots, khaki pants, and a long-sleeved shirts stands amongst machines inside Seaholm Power Plant. The machines are stamped "Allis-Chalmers."
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
[Pan American Recreation Center Halloween]

[Pan American Recreation Center Halloween]

Date: October 31, 1950
Creator: Parks and Recreation Dept., City of Austin
Description: Photograph of three women and five children pose for a photo. One boy wears a Halloween mask he likely made himself. Another mischevious boy lands a kick to another boy's hip. 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
[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
[Men at Seaholm Power Plant]

[Men at Seaholm Power Plant]

Date: 1951~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of six men standing in front of machinery on a rail car near Seaholm Power Plant.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Men standing outside Seaholm Power Plant]

[Men standing outside Seaholm Power Plant]

Date: 1951~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Men standing around a delivery for a number of transformer parts at Seaholm Power Plant near the shore of Town Lake.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
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