[Texas State Capitol Building During the Second World War]

Description

Photograph of the Texas State Capitol Building during the Second World War as seen from the intersection on Congress Avenue and 11th Street. Out front of the Capitol Building are collection bins for scrap metal, specifically aluminum, which feature the slogan "Aluminum for Defense, Let's Go Over the Top."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 X 10 in.

Creation Information

Bureas of Identification Photographic Laboratory City of Austin, Texas July 31, 1941.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Austin History Center General Collection Photographs and was provided by Austin History Center, Austin Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 63 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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  • Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

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Description

Photograph of the Texas State Capitol Building during the Second World War as seen from the intersection on Congress Avenue and 11th Street. Out front of the Capitol Building are collection bins for scrap metal, specifically aluminum, which feature the slogan "Aluminum for Defense, Let's Go Over the Top."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 X 10 in.

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Austin History Center General Collection Photographs

These materials depict the city of Austin from the 1830s to the 1970s. They include a wide range of subjects, from the Texas State Capitol and Barton Springs to aerial views, cityscapes, and more.

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  • July 31, 1941

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  • Oct. 27, 2010, 7:34 p.m.

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  • April 22, 2016, 4:49 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Bureas of Identification Photographic Laboratory City of Austin, Texas. [Texas State Capitol Building During the Second World War], photograph, July 31, 1941; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124175/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.