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  Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
 Collection: Austin History Center General Collection Photographs
[Ariel view of Camp Swift including Headquarters, Post Finance Office, U. S. Post Office and north cantonment area]

[Ariel view of Camp Swift including Headquarters, Post Finance Office, U. S. Post Office and north cantonment area]

Date: 1942/1945
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an aerial view of Camp Swift Headquarters, Finance Building, U. S. Post Office and a portion of the north cantonment area. The long wooden buildings are arranged parallel to each other, with the two-story Headquarters building in the center and the one-story Finance and Post Office buildings to each side. A flag pole with flag is visible in the foreground, and the cantonment area buildings are in the background.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Army enlisted men and women in civilian dress pose with leis at the Austin USO Club]

[Army enlisted men and women in civilian dress pose with leis at the Austin USO Club]

Date: 1942/1945
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of soldiers standing on a stage with women at the U.S.O. Club. All are wearing leis, and some of the soldiers wear white t-shirts with their uniform pants. Most of the women are wearing colorful cotton dresses or skirts. One couple is holding a U.S.O. flag. Two soldiers and one woman are standing on a ladder leading up to the stage. The people look like they are participants in a Hawaiian-themed party or show.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[A United States Army private and a woman in Austin's U.S.O. Club]

[A United States Army private and a woman in Austin's U.S.O. Club]

Date: 1942/1945
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a man and a woman seated at a wooden table at Austin's U.S.O. club. Each holds a bottle of 7up with a straw in it. The man is wearing a United States Army enlisted man's uniform, consisting of a jacket, shirt, tie and pants, and the woman is wearing a dress. There is an empty ashtray on the table in front of them. Austin's U.S.O. Club was located at 111-115 East 6th Street.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Old Austin Power Plant boiler room building]

[Old Austin Power Plant boiler room building]

Date: February 25, 1942
Creator: Boone Photo Company
Description: Photograph of a tilted view of the east facade of a boiler room at the old Austin Power Plant, near the site of the existing Seaholm Power Plant at 800 West Cezar Chavez Street. The concrete building has metal commercial windows and a vent stack is visible to the left of the building. A railroad bridge is visible in the background. Constructed during the 1930s, this building was demolished in the 1960s. A rubber stamp on the verso of the print reads: "BOONE's, FEB 25 1942, Austin, Texas". Boone Photo Company offered both photo finishing and commercial photography services.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Power Lines at the Power Plant]

[Power Lines at the Power Plant]

Date: February 25, 1942
Creator: Boone's
Description: Photograph of power lines on the river side of the Seaholm Power Plant.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Austin Annual Kite Tournament, 1942

Austin Annual Kite Tournament, 1942

Date: March 15, 1942
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photographic Lab, Austin
Description: Photograph of a group portrait of participants at the annual kite tournament featuring home made kites of various sizes flown by boys and a few girls. Most kites are decorated with a patriotic theme, in support of the American troops in World War II.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Austin Athletic Club at Shoal Creek by House Park

Austin Athletic Club at Shoal Creek by House Park

Date: October 30, 1942
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photographic Lab., Austin
Description: Photograph of rear exterior of the Austin Athletic Club at Shoal Creek by House Park. Visible are: a tennis court; benches for watching matches; two workers changing out screens on the second floor windows. 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
[Altar Boys at St. David's Episcopal Church]

[Altar Boys at St. David's Episcopal Church]

Date: 1943
Creator: Depwe, Stanley
Description: Photograph of two altar boys kneeling at the altar of St. David's Episcopal Church.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Interior of Austin Atheltic Club with scaffolding before painting]

[Interior of Austin Atheltic Club with scaffolding before painting]

Date: February 10, 1943
Creator: Burea of Identification Photographic Lab., Austin
Description: Photograph of interior view showing the scaffolding used in painting the interior of the Austin Athletic Club building and the condition of building before painting. Volleyball nets stretch across two courts, with empty bleachers visible in background. 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
[Children around USN sand sculpture at Sandcraft]

[Children around USN sand sculpture at Sandcraft]

Date: June 23, 1943
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photography Laboratory
Description: Photograph of a group of children around a sandbox with a sand sculpture of an anchor and the initials U.S.N. (United States Navy) imprinted over it at Sandcraft Park.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library