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  Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
 Collection: Austin History Center General Collection Photographs
Austin, "The Friendly City"
Photograph of the Texas State Capitol. The photograph appeared on the front of a card given out by the Austin Chamber of Commerce. The back of the card reads as follows, "This Card Certifies that Geo. A. Newgent representing A. J. Maloney Co is a member in good standing of the Austin Chamber of Commerce". The card is signed by the president and the manager of the Austin Chamber of Commerce and states that it will expire Dec. 31, 1949. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124091/
[Austin, TX]
Photograph of the city of Austin looking northeast from the Calcasieu Lumber Company. The Walter Tips Co. Hardware store can be seen on the north side of the street. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth123906/
[Austin, TX]
Photograph of Austin, TX taken from the southeast. US-81 and the Holly St. exit ramp sign are in the photograph. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth123912/
[Austin Volunteer Fire Department]
Photograph of the Austin Volunteer Fire Department on parade down Congress Avenue. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth123848/
[Austin White Lime Company]
Photograph of the exterior of Austin White Lime Company. There is a man walking in front of the building and there are lime kilns in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124049/
Avoid this in fareway No. 2
Photograph of a man standing to show how deep the sand trap is on fareway number two at Austin Municipal Golf Course. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth125032/
[Back view of Blackshear Elementary School, located at 1712 East 11th Street]
Photograph of the back of Blackshear Elementary School, which is located at 1712 East 11th Street and backs onto Lawson Lane and 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 groups of windows on the first and second floors. In the lower right corner of the image, hands hold a chalk board sign that reads, "2-14 5-BLACKSHEAR". There is a wood frame buidling in the background with a 7-Up sign over the entrance. A street sign in the foreground reads Lawson Lane and what appears to be Botson Street. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth125086/
[Baptist Church and Capitol Building]
Photograph of the first church building used by the Baptist Church (left) and the 1853 Capitol building (right). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth123983/
[Barton Springs]
Photograph of a crowd of ladies watching two men with large pots on the steps of Barton Springs. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth123866/
[Barton Springs]
Photograph of Barton Springs. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth123877/
Barton Springs during the First World War
Photograph of men and women in bathing suits at Barton Springs during World War I. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth123876/
[Bathers at Barton Springs pool]
Photograph of a large group of bathers in and around the waters of Barton Springs pool. The diving platform is on the right bank. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124566/
[Bathers at Barton Springs Pool]
Photograph of bathers standing and splashing in Barton Springs wading pool near the waterfall. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124419/
[Bathers at Deep Eddy]
Photograph of Deep Eddy swimming pool looking northwest towards the dressing rooms. People swimming, others sitting on the edge of the pool. View from the deep end of the pool. Deep Eddy began as a natural swimming hole in the Colorado River and was expanded into a man-made swimming pool in 1915 by A.J. Eilers, Sr. Deep Eddy pool is the oldest swimming pool in Texas and is operated and maintained by the City of Austin. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124671/
[Beverly S. Sheffield at desk]
Photograph of Beverly Sheffield sitting at his desk. He holds a fountain pen above some papers. Sheffield wears a short-sleeved, button-up shirt and has glasses. A phone sits at his left elbow. His desk sits near a wall with two windows and a radiator. His name plate reads "B. S. Sheffield." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124808/
[Big Foot Wallace's Headstone at State Cemetery]
Photograph of the State Cemetery. Big Foot Wallace's headstone is in the foreground. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth123981/
Birds Eye Map of Austin
Birds eye map of Austin showing downtown, the river, and the University of Texas main building. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124693/
[Bouquet toss with bridesmaids and female guests at a wedding at the San Jose Community Center in the Montopolis neighborhood]
Photograph of a group of women, some with outstretched ars, waiting to catch the bouquet thrown by the bride at a wedding at the San Jose Community Center in the Montopolis neighborhood. Some women wear long flowered bridesmaid dresses, three women are dressed in white dresses of a similar design, one wedding guest wears a black jacket trimmed with faux fur, and another guest wears a black checked top and red checked pants. Two little boys stand to the right, looking on. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth125008/
[Boys making model airplanes at the Pan American Recreation Center in Austin]
Photograph of a group of six Latino youth making balsa-wood airplanes from a Comet brand "Air-Age Educational Kit" at the Pan American Recreation Center (Pan American Community Center), 300 Comal Street, in Austin. The boys are working at two picnic tables placed end-to-end. Several other people, including a girl, two boys, a man and a woman, stand behind the table either observing or assisting. There is a Mexican tourism poster featuring a woman, with her hair in braids, holding a basket of fruit on the wall behind one of the tables. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124810/
[Boys' woodworking class at John T. Allan Junior High School]
Photograph of a boys' woodworking class at the Old Red Campus building of the John T. Allan Junior High School, formerly Stephen F. Austin High School. The room is crowded with work stations, where the boys are engaged in making various projects such as wooden stools and picture frames. The rounded masonry wall has arched windows, covered by translucent roller shades for indirect light. There are frames mounted between the windows displaying various tools and examples of metal work. The exposed wood truss ceiling has several belts and pulleys mounted on it. Examples of finished wooden stools stand on a wooden file case to the left in the photograph. Pictured are: Rufus Watterson, Malcolm Williams, Willie Earnest, Durwell Johnson, Sid Colquitt, Vincent Murray, Windom Burke, Louis Blenderman, Ernest Von Rosenberg, Harry Hafer, Henry Murray, Homer Wedig, ____ Yates, Francis Patton, Henry Paggi, ____ Brady. The teacher is Mr. N. S. Hunsdon. The building was completed in 1900 from the plans of Burt McDonald and James Reily. It was used as Austin High School until 1925, when it became the John T. Allan Junior High School. Classes were held here until 1956, when the school was destroyed by fire. A State of Texas Subject Marker was placed on the site in 1981 by the Texas Historical Commission. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124195/
[Brackenridge Elementary School]
Photograph of Brackenridge Elementary School, located at 319 West Elizabeth Street, a segregated school for Negro children. The building was a one story wooden structure with board and batten exterior walls, 6/6 wood windows, and a plain, square-columned porch entrance. The wooden doors are topped by transom windows. This school for colored children was first listed in the 1909-1910 Austin City Directory, and a school by that name was operating as late as 1965. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124573/
Brick laying crew, West Sixth Street, looking West
Photograph of the railroad crew laying bricks around rail lines on West 6th street looking west. Trolly and telegraph wires cross heavily overhead. A large sign on a building behind the crew reads "Phoenix Saloon / Ice Cold Lager Beer / Wines Liquor." A penciled caption in the lower left reads "Some Texas / sunshine." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth125058/
[Bridesmaid and groomsman at wedding reception at the San Jose Community Center, about to kiss]
Photograph of a Hispanic bridesmaid and groomsman at a wedding at the San Jose Community Center in Montopolis. The couple is seated at a table, apparently about to kiss. The bridesmaid is wearing a flowered dress. The groomsman is wearing a tuxedo with a ruffled shirt and a boutonniere tied with a pink ribbon on his lapel. A woman's hand rests on his right forearm at the left of the photograph. A longneck beer bottle and paper cup sit on the table in front of the couple. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth125010/
[Bridesmaids, groomsman, and other wedding guests seated at wedding reception at the San Jose Community Center in the Montopolis neighborhood]
Photograph of three bridesmaids wearing flowered dresses and short veils and a groomsman with shoulder-length hair, a moustache, and wearing a black tuxedo with a ruffled shirt, along with other wedding guests seated at wedding reception at the San Jose Community Center in the Montopolis neighborhood of Austin. They sit with other wedding guests around a long, rectangular table. Several disposible paper cups sit on the tablecloth. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth125007/
[Bridge over Barton Creek]
Photograph of a bridge over Barton Creek. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth123870/
[Building at Austin Memorial Park Cemetery]
Photograph of the exterior of a building at the Austin Memorial Park Cemetery. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth123980/
[Buildings on Congress Avenue]
Photograph of a view looking south down Congress Avenue. Among the buildings lining the street are he Austin American and the Von Boeckmann Jones Company. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth123960/
[Bullock's Hotel]
Photograph of the Bullock's Hotel on the corner of Congress Avenue and 6th Street. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124480/
[L.C. Anderson High School class of 1960]
Photograph of Anderson High School graduating class of 1960. The school was originally named E. H. Anderson and later renamed L. C. Anderson. The school, located at 900 Thompson Street, was Austin's all-black high school for many years until students were integrated following desegregation. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124206/
[L.C. Anderson High School closing boycott]
Photograph of students boycotting the closing of L.C. Anderson High School. The school was ordered closed in 1971 by a federal judge as part of desegregation. African-American students and parents sit on sidewalks and cars to protest the closing. The school, located at 900 Thompson Street, was originally named E.H. Anderson, and later renamed L.C. Anderson after one of its longest-serving principals. In 1973, a new, integrated L.C. Anderson High School reopened at its current location at 8403 Mesa Drive. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124207/
[L.C. Anderson High School football field]
Photograph of the L.C. Anderson High School football field. Workers are visible at the tops of each light pole on the far side of the field. The photograph was taken during the erection of the lights at the field. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124564/
Camp Mabry
Photograph of a building at Camp Mabry with cars and trucks parked outside. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth123974/
Capitol Grounds - Austin, Texas
Photograph of the Capitol Grounds in Austin, Texas. The photograph is on the front of a postcard written to Joe Harrell in Kingsland, Texas from Bob. The correspondene on the postcard reads, "It is he_ _ to have to go back to work after having such a fun easy time. Regards to All. Bob." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124109/
[Central Fire Station]
Photograph of the exterior of the Central Fire Station #1 at 401 East 5th Street. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124041/
[Chef Jean-Pierre]
Photograph of Chef Jean-Pierre standing with anoher man in a kitchen. He is placing food onto a plate. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124033/
Child takes a wild ride at Zilker Playscape
Photograph of a child sliding down a tube slide at Zilker Park. His hands are in the air while his mother leans over to support his exit. She carries a camera in her right hand. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124279/
[Children around USN sand sculpture at Sandcraft]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124747/
[Children at Barton Springs Pool]
Photograph of older children and young people splashing in the water and siting in the shallow waters of Barton Springs pool. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124417/
[Children playing at Wooldridge Park]
Photograph of children playing at Wooldridge Park. Wooldridge Park gazebo is in the center of the photograph. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth123864/
[Children swimming at Rosewood Park]
Photograph of a group of African-American children swimming and splashing at the Rosewood Park for Negroes swimming pool. Extensive use of swimming pool and facilities demonstrates success of this recreation center. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124743/
[Choir Singing at St. David's Episcopal Church]
Photograph of the choir singing and standing around the altar of St. David's Episcopal Church. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth123994/
[Circus Camels]
Photograph of circus camels on parade. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth123978/
[City of Austin Auditorium]
Photograph of the City of Austin Auditorium taken from the north side of Town Lake after a snowfall. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth123857/
[City of Austin Sanitation Division]
Photograph of the City of Austin Sanitation Division truck and workers collecting garbage. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth123931/
[City of Austin takes Municipal Golf Course deed]
Photograph of Guiton Morgan, City Manager, (at left) accepting deed from John H. Tobin of Austin Lions Club. Tobin was club president 1919-1920. The city of Austin took over the Municipal Golf Course on April 1, 1937. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124585/
Cleaning Barton Springs
Photograph of two donkeys pulling a man in a cart through the shallow water at Barton Springs pool. From the Walter Long Collection. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124529/
[Colorado River Flood]
Photograph of the Colorado River flood in June, 1935. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124018/
[Colorado River Flood]
Photograph of the 1935 Texas flood of the Colorado River. The photograph was taken of Congress Avenue from the south. The Capitol building can be seen in the background of the photograph. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124019/
[Congress Avenue]
Photograph of Congress Avenue taken from the south looking towards the Capitol Building. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124056/
[Congress Avenue]
Photograph of pre-1875 Congress Avenue taken from the southwest looking towards the Capitol Building. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth123955/