2-J Hamburger [Interior]

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 ... continued below

Physical Description

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 839 times , with 20 in the last month . 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 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

Neal Douglass was a photojournalist for the Austin American-Statesman and maintained his own studio. The collection is an invaluable resource of information illustrating many facets of Austin life during the 20th century. These photos represent specific events, cultural aspects of life, and former buildings and customs.

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  • August 10, 1960

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  • Aug. 21, 2013, 11:29 a.m.

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  • Nov. 28, 2016, 12:23 p.m.

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Douglass, Neal. 2-J Hamburger [Interior], photograph, August 10, 1960; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth329379/: accessed May 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.