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  Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
 Collection: Austin History Center General Collection Photographs
[Governor's Mansion from the grounds]

[Governor's Mansion from the grounds]

Date: 1929
Creator: Boone Photo
Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion looking southeast from northwest side of the mansion on the grounds. Trees and a stone birdbath are visible in front of and partially obscure the mansion from view. A sprinkler is on and watering the lawn on the right side of the mansion. The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant here in 1929 was Governor Dan Moody. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.
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[Old Red Campus building, John T. Allan Campus of Stephen F. Austin High School]

[Old Red Campus building, John T. Allan Campus of Stephen F. Austin High School]

Date: 1929/1930
Creator: Jordan-Ellison Photo Company
Description: Photograph of Old Red Campus building, at the John T. Allan Campus of Stephen F. Austin High School, showing an oblique view of the front and side of the classical four-story building. The exterior walls of the first floor are constructed of stone and the upper three floors are dark brick. The front is symetrically arranged in three parts, with the central part inset from the outer parts. Porches stretch across the central part of the first and second floors, and a gable is centered above on the roof. There are punched windows on the upper floors of the front facade, while windows are ganged on the side facade. A portion of the facade, near the back of the building, has a curved wall. There is a three-story brick addition to the side of the building, and there are chute style fire escapes on both the main building and the addition. A parking lot lies to the front of the building, with several circa 1920s cars. A boy wearing knickers stands in the parking lot. The building was completed in 1900 from the plans of Burt McDonald and James Reily, and featured a domed rotunda. It was used as Austin ...
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[Seaholm Power Plant]

[Seaholm Power Plant]

Date: 1929/1951
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Seaholm Power Plant. A dirt road and power lines are in the foreground and there are buildings in the background with two smoke stacks. One of the smoke stacks reads "Austin The Friendly City".
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Seaholm Power Plant boiler room construction]

[Seaholm Power Plant boiler room construction]

Date: [1929,1951]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of ongoing construction of the Seaholm Power Plant boiler room building. Other established plant buildings and the water tower can be seen behind the boiler building on the right. Various debris including wood, metal pipes, and a work shed surround the new building. The Seaholm Power Plant, located at 800 West 1st Street (later renamed Cesar Chavez Street), began construction in the 1930s and was eventually demolished in the 1960s.
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[Seaholm Power Plant rear view]

[Seaholm Power Plant rear view]

Date: [1929,1951]
Creator: Boone Photo
Description: Photograph of the rear view of the Seaholm Power Plant. The river can be seen on the right with the capitol building in the background. The Seaholm Power Plant was constructed in the 1930s and was eventually demolished in the 1960s.
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[Austin Municipal Golf Course - Fairway View]

[Austin Municipal Golf Course - Fairway View]

Date: 1930~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an open fairway at the Austin Municipal Golf Course on Lake Austin Boulevard, with trees and other vegetation framing the grass surface. Unpaved trails lead to the fairway, and a small house is visible in the distance. The designation "#3" appears in the lower right hand corner of the image.
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Governor's Mansion Austin, Texas

Governor's Mansion Austin, Texas

Date: 1930
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the front entrance to the Texas Governor's mansion.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Governor's Mansion with trees]

[Governor's Mansion with trees]

Date: [1930..1959]
Creator: Boone
Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion from northeast looking at the front of the mansion partially obscured by trees. The upper porch is screened. There are leaves strewn on the lawn. The steps on the walkway are flanked by urns and the sidewalk is visible in the foreground. A flag pole is mostly obscured by a tree on the right, but the state flag can be seen reaching above the topmost branches. The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. 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
[Registration desk of the Stephen F. Austin Hotel]

[Registration desk of the Stephen F. Austin Hotel]

Date: 1930~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the registration desk or front desk at the Stephen F. Austin Hotel, located at 701 Congress Avenue in Austin. The desk sits on a dark marble base, topped by wooden panels and a dark counter. Two cubicles, formed by frosted glass and wooden posts, are at each end of the desk. Visible between them is a bank of key boxes or letter boxes. A ceiling fan and several commercial light fixtures hang from the recessed ceiling. There appears to be a hallway leading away from the left side of the reception desk.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[The University of Texas Tower]

[The University of Texas Tower]

Date: [1930..1940]
Creator: University Studio
Description: Photograph of the University of Texas' Main Building and the Tower as seen looking north from the South Mall. There are a few cars parked along the curb.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
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