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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: April 1959
Creator: Studer's of Texas
Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's mansion taken from the street.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Governor's Mansion]

[Governor's Mansion]

Date: April 1959
Creator: Studers of Texas
Description: Photograph of cars parked on 11th Street just outside of the Texas Governor's mansion.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[E. 4th Street, Austin, TX]

[E. 4th Street, Austin, TX]

Date: March 27, 1959
Creator: City of Austin
Description: Photograph of the 800 blocks of E. 4th Street looking east. Austin Pipe & Supply Co. is on the south side of the street.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Girls and boys playing at Rosewood Park]

[Girls and boys playing at Rosewood Park]

Date: [1959, 1969]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of children playing at a Rosewood Park baseball field. The boys form one circle by holding hands with each around the pitching mound and a second circle by holding hands around home plate (on the left) other while the girls form a third circle by holding hands with each other around the path from home plate to first base. Parents of both sexes observe and instruct. A bicycle is visible on the lower left. The view of the field is from the first base bleachers, looking toward left field. A car and a few homes are visible beyond left field.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[A. J. Campbell search near Goliad, September 1958, with Victoria County Sheriff M. W. "Monte" Marshall, Goliad County Sheriff A. Claude Taylor, and Travis County Sheriff T. O. Lang]

[A. J. Campbell search near Goliad, September 1958, with Victoria County Sheriff M. W. "Monte" Marshall, Goliad County Sheriff A. Claude Taylor, and Travis County Sheriff T. O. Lang]

Date: September 1958
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of five men, four white and one black, next to a car with an open door. One man, the Goliad Sherriff, is sitting in the car, wearing a cowboy hat and with his cowboy-boot clad feet out on the ground. He holds a flashlight trained on several papers, also in his hands, and the other men lean intently in to see the papers. The two men standing on either side of him are the Victoria Sherriff on the left and Travis County Sherriff T.O. Lang on the right. They also wear cowboy hats, and Lang wears a badge above his left chest pocket. The man at the far right, who is standing behind the open car door, wears a Texas State Trooper uniform. The young black man, also on the right of the photo and leaning on the car door, wears dark trousers, a light checked shirt, and a cap. The party is searching for A. J. Campbell, Sr., who kidnapped his two young children from his estranged wife in Goliad, Texas. He committed suicide, leaving a note which said that he had "buried both children." The car, with the suicide note, was found in Travis County, and it ...
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Camp Mabry

Camp Mabry

Date: 1958
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a building at Camp Mabry with cars and trucks parked outside.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Dining room interior of the Villa Capri Motor Hotel]

[Dining room interior of the Villa Capri Motor Hotel]

Date: 1958
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Description: Photograph of Villa Capri Motel restaurant dining room, located at 2300 North Interregional Highway (East Avenue, now I-35), with a burnished steel sunken charcoal broiling pit, for cooking steaks, in the center. There are overhead chandeliers made of bundles of radiating brass rods that simulate sunbursts, or perhaps exploding atoms. On the far wall is a modern wall design made with colored panels. The vaulted ceiling has exposed beams. Four-top dining tables with white table cloths are set with plates and utensils. The metal welding work at the Villa Capri Motor Hotel Restaurant was done by Milton Messer, who operated the Modern Supply Company machinists and welders from 1942 to 1982.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Governor's Mansion]

[Governor's Mansion]

Date: 1958
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's mansion taken from the front lawn.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Lester Palmer Municipal Auditorium exterior]

[Lester Palmer Municipal Auditorium exterior]

Date: 1958~
Creator: Rockdale Works Photo
Description: Photograph of the exterior of the Austin Municipal Auditorium during construction. The auditorium was designed by the Austin firm Jessen, Jessen, Millhouse, & Greeven. The dome's color scheme was created by modern artist Seymour Fogel, who was an instructor at the University of Texas Department of Art and Art History at the time.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Palmer Municipal Auditorium, interior view during construction]

[Palmer Municipal Auditorium, interior view during construction]

Date: 1958
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of lobby interior, ramps and exterior glass curtain wall of the Palmer Municipal Auditorium just prior to completion in 1958. Also visible are the decorative terrazzo floor, aluminum pendant light fixtures, and drinking fountains on the far wall. The Auditorium was designed by Page, Southerland and Page, with Jessen, Jessen, Millhouse & Greeven consulting architects.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
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