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  Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
 Decade: 1960-1969
 Collection: Austin History Center General Collection Photographs
[Governor's Mansion]

[Governor's Mansion]

Date: June 1961
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the front entrance of the Texas Governor's mansion.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
"Sweetheart" Pan American Invitational Softball Tournament

"Sweetheart" Pan American Invitational Softball Tournament

Date: June 1961
Creator: Recreational Dept., City of Austin
Description: Photograph of Pan American Recreation Center's "Sweetheart" for their Invitational Softball Tournament with the trophies. 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
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
[Governor's Mansion]

[Governor's Mansion]

Date: 1962
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion, east elevation. The building is two stories, with Ionic-style columns that run the length; there is a porch on each floor and the upper porch has intact framing, though the screens have been removed. A dark downspout is visible on the north elevation. Aluminum fencing is visible behind the mansion and several young trees are on the lawn.
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
[Wildcat Orchestra at Zilker Hillside Theater]

[Wildcat Orchestra at Zilker Hillside Theater]

Date: 1962-08-23/1962-08-25
Creator: Recreation Department, City of Austin
Description: Photograph of Photograph of the orchestra from a summer musical "Wildcat" performed on stage at the open-air Zilker Hillside Theater in Austin. The orchestra sits on a raised platform while spectators sit on the ground surrounding.
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
[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
[Performance at the Zilker Hillside Theater]

[Performance at the Zilker Hillside Theater]

Date: 1963
Creator: Barnes, Walter
Description: Photograph of two actors perform on stage at the Zilker Hillside Theater in Austin. They wear rumpled suits and a bridge set piece is visible behind the actors.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Performance at the Zilker Hillside Theater]

[Performance at the Zilker Hillside Theater]

Date: 1963
Creator: Barnes, Walter
Description: Photograph of actors performing a song while extras look on in the background at Zilker Hillside Theater in Zilker Park in Austin.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
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