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  Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
 Collection: Austin History Center General Collection Photographs
[Lester Palmer Municipal Auditorium and parking lot]

[Lester Palmer Municipal Auditorium and parking lot]

Date: 19uu
Creator: unknown
Description: Color photograph of the entrance to the Lester Palmer Municipal Auditorium and parking lot. The parking lot is empty, and no people can be seen around the building. The American and Texas flags are visible on either side of the front entrance steps.
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
[Library interior of Austin High School with students reading at tables, Austin, Texas]

[Library interior of Austin High School with students reading at tables, Austin, Texas]

Date: December 11, 1934
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of students reading at long wooden tables in the Austin High School library, located at 1202 Rio Grande. The students are seated in wooden chairs with vertical back slats. The circulation desk is visible at the back of the room, and there are two framed prints on the walls. There are four pendant schoolhouse lamps on the ceiling, and a ceiling fan over the circulation desk. The name Mameye Robison is written on the foredge of a book stacked on a table near the front of the photograph.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Line of cars waiting to enter festival]

[Line of cars waiting to enter festival]

Date: [1970,1979]
Creator: Austin Citizen
Description: Photograph of a line of cars and people waiting for entry to an unidentified music festival. Bumper-to-bumper traffic sits long enough for people to sit on and hang out of vehicles. Many individuals choose to enter the festival on foot and are visible in lines on either side of the road.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Lobby and registration desk at the Stephen F. Austin Hotel]

[Lobby and registration desk at the Stephen F. Austin Hotel]

Date: 1960~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the front desk and a portion of the lobby at the Stephen F. Austin Hotel, located at 701 Congress Avenue in Austin. The registration area is made of wood, trimmed in a darker wood, and there are rows of key or letter boxes behind the desk. A rack filled with brochures sits on the desk. A large circular chandelier with shaded lamps hangs from the recessed lobby ceiling, just in front of the registration desk. Wooden, upholstered arm chairs sit in front of square columns on either side of the chandelier.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Locomotive leaving International and Great Northern station]

[Locomotive leaving International and Great Northern station]

Date: [..1950]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of locomotive leaving International and Great Northern railroad station heading west towards the camera. From verso: "W. 3rd and approximately Guadalupe looking east. Building with tower is old. International & Great Northern station at 3rd & Congress recently (1950) demolished."
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Loggia of Central Library]

[Loggia of Central Library]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of windows, columns, and front porch/loggia of the building that housed Austin's Central Public Library from 1933-1979. Building is now the Austin History Center.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Looking South Down Waller Creek]

[Looking South Down Waller Creek]

Date: February 1977
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Waller Creek looking south from 6th Street bridge. Creek theater exterior is visible on the left. Tree branches are bare and heavy construction is visible on the right side of the creek behind the chain link fence.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Main Building and baseball field at Rosewood Recreation Center]

[Main Building and baseball field at Rosewood Recreation Center]

Date: 1936
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photographic Lab., Austin
Description: Photograph of Rosewood Recreation Center, showing the historic Bertram-Huppertz home which became the clubhouse and bath house once the park was established for black citizens. The City acquired the 1875 home of Rudolph Bertram, and adjacent land at 2300 Rosewood Avenue, from his daugheter Emmie Bertram Huppertz (Mrs. Charles Huppertz) in 1928, for the purpose of creating a segregated park for the African American community. The development included a swimming pool for Negros. A grand stone staircase was constructed next to the building by the Civil Works Administration (C. W. A.) in 1934, leading down to a baseball field. This view shows the side of the two-story stone house, designed by architect Joseph Sherwin, with two bay windows on the first floor. The stone steps and ball field are visible in the foreground.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Man looks at body wrapped in blanket on gurney in high security Travis County Jail cell area]

[Man looks at body wrapped in blanket on gurney in high security Travis County Jail cell area]

Date: 1970
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a man with long sideburns and wearing a jacket, possibly a doctor or medical examiner, standing over a body or corpse completely wrapped in a blanket on a collapsible metal gurney. The location is the Travis County Jail in an area where the doors are solid and a have small barred window with a hinged cover. A man wearing a uniform, possibly a guard, is partially visible behind the gurney.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library