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New Sanitation Truck

Description: Photograph of the new City of Austin Sanitation Division sanitation truck. The truck in the photograph is a 1939 General Motors dump truck.
Date: January 9, 1940
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photographic Laboratory
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Sewanee vs. [University of] Texas, 1899

Description: Photograph of Texas vs. Sewanee. Bleachers seat from 150 to 300. Clark Field. Spectators (almost entirely men) crowd the bleachers and the sidelines on both sides of the field. The University of Texas began its football program in 1893 managed by Albert Lefevra, playing two games in the fall and two in the spring. The following year, the team hired its first official head coach, R.D. Wentworth.
Date: November 9, 1899
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Sweet potatoes gathered from City's Victory Garden

Description: Photograph of men gathering sweet potatoes from Austin's Victory Garden. Baskets of sweet potatoes are visible in the foreground and cars are parked along the road in the background. Image was used in the City's 1943 Annual Report.
Date: November 9, 1943
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photographic Laboratory
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library