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

[Front exterior of Governor's Mansion]

Date: 1941
Creator: Austin Bureau of Identification Photo Lab
Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion east elevation and walkway leading up to the front door. The walkway is lined with shrubs, and there are evergreens at each side of the entry stairs. The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant here in 1941 was Governor Coke R. Stevenson. 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
[Front exterior of Governor's Mansion]

[Front exterior of Governor's Mansion]

Date: 1870
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Texas Governor's Mansion front and south elevation, unpainted brick, with fence and grounds. The upper balcony is not connected to the columns. Built by Abner Cook in 1855 and continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant here in 1870 is Governor Edmund J. Davis. 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
[Front Exterior of Governor's Mansion]

[Front Exterior of Governor's Mansion]

Date: 1939
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the front exterior of the Governor's Mansion. The grounds and a sidewalk are in the foreground.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Front Exterior of Governor's Mansion]

[Front Exterior of Governor's Mansion]

Date: 1941
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the front exterior of the Governor's Mansion. This view shows the east elevation and walkway, with large trees at the curb, screened porch, and carriage house is visible in background.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Front exterior of Governor's Mansion with trees]

[Front exterior of Governor's Mansion with trees]

Date: 1955
Creator: Boone Photo
Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion front elevation and south elevation showing the grounds and walkway, the stairs of which are bisected by a sidewalk. The upper porch is screened and partially obscured by a tree on the front lawn. The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant here in 1955 was Governor Alan Shivers. 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
[Front view of Blackshear Elementary School, located at 1712 East 11th Street]

[Front view of Blackshear Elementary School, located at 1712 East 11th Street]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an oblique view of the front facade of Blackshear Elementary School, located at 1712 East 11th Street, which was constructed in 1936. A two story brick building with a flat roof, the school was named for Edward Lavernia Blackshear, a former administrative supervisor of Austin's African-American schools. The building is symetrically designed, with a central entrance. There are groups of 5 windows on the first and second floor, with decorative brickwork on the wall between the floors. The base of the building is lined with vegetation. In the lower right corner of the image, hands hold a chalk board sign that reads, "2-14 1-BLACKSHEAR".
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Future Site of the Recreation Department Building]

[Future Site of the Recreation Department Building]

Date: 196?
Creator: City of Austin
Description: Photograph of the future site of the Recreation Department Building for the City of Austin. There is a construction sign, side-step pick-up truck and bleachers in the photograph.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Gardeners at Austin Community Gardens]

[Gardeners at Austin Community Gardens]

Date: 19uu
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Austin Community Gardens at 45th and Guadalupe Streets. People are working in the gardens with various tools and are socializing. A man in cut-off denim shorts uses a motorized tool to turn over and aerate the soil in the foreground. Individuals in the background use various hand-held gardening tools. Individual plots are separated by string tied to wooden stakes, marking the boundaries. A tree-lined road marking the boundaries of the gardens is visible in the background.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Gaston Avenue in Pemberton Heights]

[Gaston Avenue in Pemberton Heights]

Date: November 1938
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Gaston Avenue looking west from Claire Avenue in the Pemberton Heights subdivision. Two large homes are in the background.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Gated Entrance to Hyde Park]

[Gated Entrance to Hyde Park]

Date: 189u
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a gated entrance to the Hyde Park subdivision. A horse drawn buggy is exiting and there is a street car in front of the entrance.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library