2-J Hamburger [Interior]

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Photograph of interior of 2-J Hamburger at North Lamar and 40th streets in Austin, Texas. The overhead view shows male kitchen workers preparing burgers on the left, female workers bagging orders and cashiering in the center, and the customers ordering at the counter on the right. The back of a large menu hanging from the ceiling is visible on the right above the customers. Cars are visible in the parking lot, seen through the windows. The male employees wear white pants, white shirts, and white paper caps that say "2-J". The female workers wear white dresses with name badges. There ...

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

Creation Information

Douglass, Neal August 10, 1960.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Neal Douglass Photography Collection 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 733 times , with 7 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The Austin History Center is the local history division of the Austin Public Library. It provides the public with information about the history, events, and activities of Austin and Travis County. It collects and preserves information about local governments, businesses, residents, institutions, and neighborhoods so that generations to come will have access to our history. It presents here images from the Neal Douglass Photography Collection, the General Collection Photographs, the Bergstrom-Austin Community Council Records, the Chalberg Collection of Prints and Negatives, and the O. Henry Project.

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Description

Photograph of interior of 2-J Hamburger at North Lamar and 40th streets in Austin, Texas. The overhead view shows male kitchen workers preparing burgers on the left, female workers bagging orders and cashiering in the center, and the customers ordering at the counter on the right. The back of a large menu hanging from the ceiling is visible on the right above the customers. Cars are visible in the parking lot, seen through the windows. The male employees wear white pants, white shirts, and white paper caps that say "2-J". The female workers wear white dresses with name badges. There are both Caucasian and African-American employees.

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

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Neal Douglass Photography Collection

The Neal Douglass Photography Collection comes from the Austin History Center, Austin Public Library. Douglass, a photojournalist for the Austin American-Statesman, also maintained his own studio. The collection is an invaluable resource of information illustrating many aspects of Austin life during the years, 1930-1969, a period poorly represented by other existing Austin History Center Collections. Specific events, cultural aspects of life, and former buildings and customs are depicted in photographs that comprise the collection.

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  • August 10, 1960

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  • Aug. 21, 2013, 11:29 a.m.

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  • Aug. 26, 2015, 1:45 p.m.

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Douglass, Neal. 2-J Hamburger [Interior], photograph, August 10, 1960; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth329379/: accessed September 29, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.