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  Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
 Collection: Austin History Center General Collection Photographs
[Rear Exterior of Governor's Mansion]

[Rear Exterior of Governor's Mansion]

Date: 1936
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a rear exterior view of the Governor's Mansion.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Swimmers at Rosewood Park pool]

[Swimmers at Rosewood Park pool]

Date: 1936~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of swimmers at the swimming pool at the Rosewood Park for Negroes. Because of an extensive remodeling and enlargement program, Rosewood Pool opened its swimming session on June 19, but even with this late start, attendance for the rest of the season totaled 73,155. The completed pool measures 70' x 125' plus an adjacent wading pool that is 20' x 40', giving a combined total of 9,550 sq. ft. A water filtering system was installed with a 3-gallon per minute filter rate. The pool has a 350,000 gallon capacity with a 6-hour turnover. Other improvements include underwater lights in the deep end of the pool. Total cost of improvements was about $68,000.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Pool at Zilker Park

Pool at Zilker Park

Date: January 30, 1936
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photographic Laboratory - City of Austin
Description: Photograph of the pool at Zilker Park. Inscription on back of photo reads "Lily Ponds built w/relief labor 1935 Annual Report"
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Municipal Airport Hangar]

[Municipal Airport Hangar]

Date: January 31, 1936
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a view of a hangar with doors open. There is a man on top of the roof and man below with truck.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
UT Tower under construction

UT Tower under construction

Date: January 31, 1936
Creator: unknown
Description: View of University Avenue showing park in center and Tower under construction in background.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Rosewood Park pool]

[Rosewood Park pool]

Date: May 19, 1936
Creator: Ellison Photo Service
Description: Photograph of the swimming pool at the Rosewood Park for Negroes. The pool was built by J.F. Johnson Construction and is seventy feet wide by seventy five feet long, and runs three feet to seven feet and six inches deep. The photo is of the shallow end of the pool. Two cars are parked in near the pool. A lifeguard sits underneath a rules notice.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Rosewood Park swimming pool]

[Rosewood Park swimming pool]

Date: May 19, 1936
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photographic Lab, Austin
Description: Photograph of the empty swimming pool at Rosewood Park for Negroes. The photograph shows the shower in the middle left where swimmers can wash off grass and dirt before entering the pool. The diving board is visible behind the shower indicating this is a photo of the deep end of the pool. A lifeguard sits in the lifeguard chair at the far end of the pool. A swing set is partially visible behind the diving board and a some trees.
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
[Seaholm Power Plant]

[Seaholm Power Plant]

Date: July 27, 1936
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Seaholm Power Plant at 800 West Cesar Chavez Street. The plant has a water tower, vent stacks, and railroad tracks crossing the foreground of the image. The plant is surrounded by a short, chain-link fence on all sides except where the main gate is open on the right side of the image. The plant was constructed during the 1930s and was eventually demolished in the 1960s.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Congress Avenue Flooded by Colorado River]

[Congress Avenue Flooded by Colorado River]

Date: September 28, 1936
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Congress Avenue flooded by the Colorado River. Note on photo reads: "Looking northwest from So. Congress Sept. 28, 1936."
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library