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  Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
 Collection: Austin History Center General Collection Photographs
[Deserted Log Cabin]
Photograph of the exterior of a deserted log cabin. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124046/
[Dillman's Farm at Austin Community Gardens]
Photograph of a section of garden at the Austin Community Garden. A wooden sign that says "Dillman's Farm" is in the foreground, indicating the plot as belonging to the Dillmans. Wooden stakes and leafy plants are visible in front of a chain-link fence running along the border of the garden. A hose snakes up into view at the back of the Dillman plot. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124277/
[Dining room interior of the Villa Capri Motor Hotel]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124577/
Domestic Science Senior Cooking Class, Austin High School, 1908
Photograph of the 1908 domestic science senior cooking class at Austin High School. Bottom row (left to right): Annie Lou Puckett, Lily Ecklund, Lora Turner, Fannie Walker, Rosa Maas. Middle row (left to right): Katie Clark, Nettie B. Sullivan, Adele Barbisch, Clara Stovall, Alice Ramsdell, Lomie Layton. Top row (left to row): Miss Bell (teacher from Denton), Inez Slaughter, Nona Lewis, Janie Tannehill, Bessie Enlow, Mabel Maud, May Belle Robbins, Bessie Pate, Emma Seeker and Salome Anthony. Photo gift of Mrs. Mabel Maud Huckaby. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124192/
[Don Stence and assistant]
Photograph of Don Stence (seated) of the Austin Parks and Recreation Department and assistant looking over architectural park plans. The drafting desk is covered with drawings and plans. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124817/
[Drawing of the Governor's Mansion]
Photograph of an illustration of the Governor's Mansion in 1856. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124114/
[Dress fitting at Pan American Recreation Center]
Photograph of a woman standing with her right arm lifted while a seamstress works on the waistline of her dress. More women are working on sewing machines or sewing by hand. Several women measure and cut fabric in the back. This sewing room was in the old Pan American Recreation Center at 3rd Street and Comal Street. 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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124783/
[Eanes one-room school building]
Photograph of a classroom interior as seen from the back entrance door, showing wooden desks and seats with slatted backs in the foreground, along with a cast iron stove in the central aisle. To the back of the photograph lies the teacher's wooden desk, and a long blackboard that spans the length of the front classroom wall. There are two wall-mounted gas lamps above the blackboard, and several photographs are posted above and on the blackboard. The floor is constructed of wooden boards, and the walls are board and batten. There is a window to the right in the photograph, which has an opaque shade shaped like an awning. This is probably a view of the 1896 one-room school, which replaced the 1874 school that burned, and was used from 1896 to 1937. The 2 acres of land for the school were provided by William and Sophia Teague. Builders of the school were Henry Johnson, Oscar Carlson, and John Marshall. This photograph is copied from a manuscript by Mrs. H. R. Gentry, entitled: "Eanes School, Travis County". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124067/
[East 1st Street]
Photograph of East First Street looking west from San Marcos Street after track removal. Lockhart Ice Cream store sign visible on left. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth125099/
[East 6th Street at Neches]
Photograph of the south side of East 6th Street taken from Neches. Humpty Dumpty Grocery at 419 East 6th is shown in the photo. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth123940/
East Avenue
Photograph of East Avenue looking south from Lookout after a recent snowfall. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124769/
[East Avenue]
Photograph of a man standing in the middle of East Avenue. The photograph was taken before the street rails were placed. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth125097/
East First Street
Photograph of East First Street looking west from San Marcos Street, after track removal. Cagles Place, Lockhart Ice Cream and Heep Dairy Products are on the south side of the street. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth123935/
East track concreted
Photograph of the concrete team working on the east railroad track on Congress Avenue, looking toward the Capitol. The crews are working hard in the background while horses and carts line up to visit the clothing and shoe shops that line the road. Signs are visible for Carl Mayer Jeweler, Wright & Robinson, Mens Outfitters, Emil Risse art photographer, a commercial college and a laundry. A trolley car is visible in the distance. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth125060/
[Edward Evans]
Photograph of Edward Evans, of the State Board of Control, trimming the Capitol shrubs. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124296/
[Elazar Tamayo and his wife, Lupe Tamayo]
Photograph of Elazar Tamayo and his wife, Lupe Tamayo, a Hispanic or Latino couple, visible from the waist up, standing in front of a building. Both appear to be in their late 50s or early 60s. He has salt-and-pepper hair and a moustache, and she has dark, wavy chin-length hair. She is wearing a sleeveless, open-collar cotton shirt, and he is wearing a button-front shirt with elbow-length sleeves. The 1976 Austin City Directory lists their residence as 1100 Lilly Terrace. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth125003/
[Elephant Parade]
Photograph of a parade of circus elephants marching South down Congress Avenue. The Capitol building can be seen in the upper left corner of the photograph. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth123975/
[Elisabet Ney Museum]
Photograph of the exterior of the Elisabet Ney Museum. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth123844/
Elisabet Ney's Studio
Photograph of an exterior view of Elisabet Ney's Studio. The stone building has a classical style pediment. Two people are visible seated at a table to the side of the building. In 1892, European portrait sculptor Elisabet Ney (1833-1907) purchased property in Austin at 304 East 44th Street, established a studio named Formosa, and resumed her career as a noted sculptor. Ney sculpted and collected portraits of notable Texans and Europeans. Following Ney’s death in 1907, her friends preserved the studio and its contents as the Elisabet Ney Museum and established the Texas Fine Arts Association dedicated to her memory. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124429/
[Ellison Von Rosenberg General Store]
Photograph of the front exterior of Ellison Von Rosenberg General Merchandise store in Manchaca, Travis County. There are several people standing in front of the store and one man is sitting on a horse. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124000/
[Emancipation Day Celebration band, June 19, 1900]
Photograph of African-American band at Emancipation Day celebration, June 19, 1900, held in "East Woods" on East 24th Street in Austin. Mrs. Grace Murray Stephenson kept a diary of the day's events, which she later sold to the San Francisco Chronicle, which wrote a full-page feature on it. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124054/
[Emancipation Day Celebration, June 19, 1900]
Photograph of Emancipation Day celebration, June 19, 1900 held in "East Woods" on East 24th Street in Austin. Mrs. Grace Murray Stephenson also kept a diary of the day's events which she sold to the San Francisco Chronicle which reported a full-page feature on it. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124053/
[English lessons at the Pan American Recreation Center]
Photograph of a group of adults sitting around a table and read from "Elementary Reader - English" books during an English lesson at the Pan Am Rec Center. 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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124546/
[Entrance to Memorial Park Cemetery]
Photograph of entrance to Memorial Park Cemetery, showing Sexton's residence and office. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth123979/
[Exterior Austin High School from the corner of 12th Street and Rio Grande Street]
Photograph of the exterior of the Austin High School Rio Grande Campus from the corner of 12th Street and Rio Grande Street looking north. A moon tower is visible on the corner and a lamp post is visible on the far right foreground. Trees are bare indicating fall or winter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124204/
[Exterior David Crockett High School]
Photograph of exterior view of David Crockett High School at 5601 Manchaca Road at the corner of Stassney Lane. Crockett High opened in 1968 and is part of the Austin Independent School District. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124208/
[Exterior of Decker Methodist Church]
Photograph of the front exterior of Decker Methodist Church circa 1892. The church was built in 1879 and was moved in 1901. There is a large group standing in front of the church. Among those present are Reverend August Wallin, S.A. Lundell (grandfather of Mrs. Simon Swahn who was Hilma Johnson) and his brother Gustav Lundell, L.P. Swahn (father of Simon Swahn)and his brother C.J. Swahn, and F.G. Swenson. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth123998/
[Exterior of Driskill Hotel]
Photograph of a northwest view of the exterior corner of the Driskill Hotel. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124044/
[Exterior of Driskill Hotel]
Photograph of a corner view of the Driskill Hotel taken from the southeast corner of 6th Sreet and Brazos. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124043/
[Exterior of Elisabet Ney Museum]
Photograph of the exterior of the Elisabet Ney Museum located at 304 East 44th Street. The house is made of stone and has a classical pediment and a tower. A flag is visible on the tower. The grounds are unkempt.In 1892, European portrait sculptor Elisabet Ney (1833-1907) purchased property in Austin at 304 East 44th Street, established a studio named Formosa, and resumed her career as a noted sculptor. Ney sculpted and collected portraits of notable Texans and Europeans. Following Ney’s death in 1907, her friends preserved the studio and its contents as the Elisabet Ney Museum and established the Texas Fine Arts Association dedicated to her memory. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124934/
[Exterior of Elisabet Ney Studio]
Photograph of men, women, and children enjoy the outdoors outside of Elisabet Ney's sculpture studio. Bare tree branches and coats indicate the season is probably late fall or winter. This is the south elevation of the studio which is made of stone. In 1892, European portrait sculptor Elisabet Ney (1833-1907) purchased property in Austin at 304 East 44th Street, established a studio named Formosa, and resumed her career as a noted sculptor. Ney sculpted and collected portraits of notable Texans and Europeans. Following Ney’s death in 1907, her friends preserved the studio and its contents as the Elisabet Ney Museum and established the Texas Fine Arts Association dedicated to her memory. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124926/
[Exterior of Governor's Mansion]
Photograph of a side/rear exterior view of the Governor's Mansion looking northeast. The grounds and fire escape are shown, and the Capitol building is in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124026/
[Exterior of Governor's Mansion]
Photograph of a southeast view of the corner exterior of the Governor's Mansion. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124030/
[Exterior of Lanier High School]
Photograph of exterior of Sidney Lanier High School on 1201 Payton Gin Road from Payton Gin Road. Five cars are parked in front of the school, and the flag poles are bare indicating the photograph was likely taken after school hours or on the weekend. The school name "Sidney Lanier High School" is visible on the front of the building above the white car facing the left of the image. Lanier High School was opened in 1961 and is a member of the Austin Independent School District. It was named after Confederate soldier and Southern poet Sidney Lanier. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124209/
[Exterior of Log Cabin]
Photograph of the exterior of a log cabin located beyond Oak Hill. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124047/
[Exterior of log cabin at Bohl's Place]
Photograph of the exterior of the log cabin at Bohl's Place. A bare tree stands on the side of the cabin. The cabin has a lifted, covered porch at the rear. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124770/
[Exterior of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church]
Photograph of the exterior of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church at 1206 E. 9th Street. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth123985/
Fairway No. 1 looking toward green
Photograph of Austin Municipal Golf Course fairway number, 1 looking toward the green. There is a gradual downward slope with a few patches of visible sand. The fairway halfway down and the green itself are surrounded on three sides by small trees. A printed caption below the image says "Looking toward green No. 1." On the top right corner of the image, a corner of a second image is visible in the scan. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth125031/
Fairway No 4. Looking toward Green
Photograph of rough brush on Austin Municipal Golf Course Fairway No. 4, facing the green. A printed caption below the image says "Fareway No. 4 Looking toward Green." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth125019/
Fairway No. 7 Looking Toward Tee
Photograph of Austin Municipal Golf Course fairway no. 7, looking toward tee. There is rough brush and a downward slope from the tee in the background to the foreground. A printed caption below the image says "Fareway No. 7 Looking toward Tee." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth125035/
Fairway number six looking toward green
Photograph of Austin Municipal Golf Course fairway number six, looking toward the green. Very rough ground with dust, tree stumps, and debris are the visible challenges of this hole; the green is not visible in the distance. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth125038/
[Fairway number ten]
Photograph of a view of fairway number ten at the Austin Municipal Golf Course. A gradual right-leaning, downward slope and a row of short bushes are the visible challenges of this hole. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth125018/
Fairway Number twelve Looking toward Green
Photograph of Austin Municipal Golf Course fairway number twelve, looking toward the green. Heavy debris, tall grass, sand traps, and uneven terrain are the visible challenges. A man is standing on the right side of the image with his hands on his hips. A printed caption below the image says "Fareway No. 12 Looking toward Green." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth125011/
[Family at Barton Springs]
Photograph of family portrait taken at Barton Springs. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth123878/
"Fat & Lean" LULAC Fundraiser
Photograph of the "Fat and Lean" fundraiser for LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens). Nash Moreno, wearing a polka dot dress and a hat, is batting. A catcher stands behind her. Others stand in front of a fence and watch. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124825/
[Father and Daughter pose in front of Texas State Capitol]
Photograph of a father and daughter posing in front of the Texas State Capitol building. The man is wearing a boater hat. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124248/
[Female clothing hanging on a rope line in a Travis County Jail cell]
Photograph of a cell area in Travis County Jail with rope laundry line strung across the bars. The rope holds items of women's clothing, including a flowered shirt, embroidered pants, and other tops, pants and nylon underwear. On the floor below there are four pairs of boots, pairs of sandals, house shoes, and other street shoes. The cell behind the bars is stuffed with a variety of clothing items. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth125076/
[Female inmate behind bars]
Photograph of a female inmate inside jail cell, sitting on bunk at Travis County Jail. She faces the interior of her dark cell. Her hair is in plastic curlers and her feet are bare. A blanket from the top bunk above her drapes low behind the bars, darkening the cell. A paperback book sits between the bars. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth125082/
[Female Travis County Jail worker offering books to a female inmate]
Photograph of a female Travis County Jail librarian and female inmate. The librarian, on the left, is wearing a print shirt with pointed collar and holding three paperback books on top of a box of assorted paperbacks. The female inmate, who is on the right, reaches through the bars as she looks at the selections offered. Her hair is in plastic and foam rollers. A sewing machine and wooden shelving are visible in the background of the photograph. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth125077/
[Fire at Texas State Hospital]
Photograph of the Texas State Hospital burning. The main building was spared the fire and remains the administrative building for the Austin State Hospital to this day. The main administrative building is the third oldest public service building in the state. The State Lunatic Asylum was established in 1856 in the model of Philadelphia psychiatrist Dr. Thomas Kirkbridge. It opened with 12 patients and saw as many as 3000 at once time. The Austin State Hospital currently houses around 300 patients, most staying for about a week during treatment. It is operated by the Texas Department of State Health Services. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124236/