Shanks-Meyers Furniture Company

Shanks-Meyers Furniture Company

Date: July 8, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Exterior photograph of Louis Shanks - Frank Meyers Furniture Store which was located at 1105 Lamar.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Shanks-Meyers Furniture Company

Shanks-Meyers Furniture Company

Date: July 8, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Photograph of the exterior of the building of Shanks-Meyers Furniture Company at 1105 Lamar.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Two Photographs of Girls Sitting in Chairs Outside]

[Two Photographs of Girls Sitting in Chairs Outside]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of two separate images of young girls sitting together in various wooden chairs. In the first partial image, which is on the left-hand side, there are two young women sitting on a bench and looking to the left. There are three cars visible parked in the background. Three elderly men are walking away from the cars toward where the girls are sitting in the foreground. One man is holding the hand of a young toddler walking next to him. Another man is carrying a chair, and the last man is carrying blankets over his shoulders. The second partial image on the right is about half the width of the first. There are three girls visible sitting on wooden chairs, and there is a car parked in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos 1950".
Contributing Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
[Children Playing in a Creek]

[Children Playing in a Creek]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of three young boys playing in a creek. The creek makes up the entire foreground of the image, wraps around the right-hand side of the image, and disappears in the background. There are trees, shrubs, and woodland surrounding the entire area. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos 7-4-50".
Contributing Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
[James P. Hart]

[James P. Hart]

Date: July 27, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Photo of James P. Hart, President of UT. Austin, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Independence Day Group Picnic]

[Independence Day Group Picnic]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of Hispanic people gathered around a long piece of cloth that lies on the grassy ground. The cloth, which is light in color, has loaves of bread and many other food items spread on top of it. Several small groupings of women are gathered around different sections of the picnic. There is an automobile facing forward in the background of the image. Behind the car there is also another tractor-like automobile cut of on the far right-hand side of the image. Several men are scattered around the car in the background of the image. There is a line of tall bushes in the background on the left-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos, July 4, 1950".
Contributing Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
[Congregation of People Gathered Around a Tree]

[Congregation of People Gathered Around a Tree]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a large congregation of people gathered around the trunk of a tall bushy tree. The group is facing the right-hand side of the image. There is a cluster of mostly men standing on the left-hand side of the image around the trunk of the tree and looking down at the open books in their hands. Another cluster of mostly women are sitting on various wooden chairs in front of the group of men. There is a bench and more chairs forming a circle that is cut off on the right-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos 7-4-50".
Contributing Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
[Large Group of People Gathered in a Circle]

[Large Group of People Gathered in a Circle]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a large congregation of Hispanic men, women, and children gathered underneath several tall, bushy trees. The group is arranged to form a loose circle formation. There is a long bench with people in the foreground that faces the middle of the circle. Most of the women are sitting in various wooden chairs, and most of the men are standing behind them. There is a clearing with several cars parked in the background of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos 1950".
Contributing Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
[Group of People Standing in Front of a Tree]

[Group of People Standing in Front of a Tree]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of Hispanic men and women standing underneath a large shady tree in the middle of a grassy clearing. There is a large opened trunk facing the group of people with a woman sitting behind it. The women are all wearing long printed dresses and skirts, and the men are all wearing light-colored suits and ties. The background of the image is completely made up of large bushy trees and shrubs. On the left-hand side of the image, there are several fold-up chairs and a man sitting in one of them. There are several heads facing the group at the bottom of the foreground of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos - July 4, 1950".
Contributing Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
[People Sitting in a Row of Chairs in the Woods]

[People Sitting in a Row of Chairs in the Woods]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a row of seven fold-up wooden chairs with two young girls and two men sitting with their backs facing. In front of them, there are several women and young girls sitting in a row parallel to the chairs. There is a car parked behind the women and girls, and the background of the image is made up of bushy woodland. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos 1950".
Contributing Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
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