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"Fat & Lean" LULAC Fundraiser

Description: Photograph of the "Fat and Lean" fundraiser for LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens). Nash Moreno, wearing a polka dot dress and a hat, is batting. A catcher stands behind her. Others stand in front of a fence and watch.
Date: 194u
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Soldier and His Mule

Description: Photograph of an American World War I-era soldier standing in the street with a pack mule. There is a street car in the background along with a drug store and other men in the street.
Date: [1915, 1920]
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[McNeil Depot Saloon]

Description: Photograph of McNeil Depot Saloon. This is most likely the building that now houses Donn's Depot in Austin, Texas. The building was transported from McNeil, Texas to its current location thirty years ago.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dougherty
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Armistice Day Parade

Description: Photograph of a group of men marching in an Armistice Day parade in 1919. The identities of some of the men are given by Mr. George C. Hawley: Dr. T.U. Taylor is holding the flag, Dr. E.P. Schoch is the tall professor in the first row (next to Dr. Bantel), Dr. E.C. Bantel is the first person in the line of march.
Date: 1919
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Seaholm Power Plant Steam Turbines

Description: Photograph of the interior of Austin's Seaholm Power Plant. Caption reads "Looking west, L-R: steam turbines, generators, exciters; front to back: 20,000 kilowatt generators; 20,000 kilowatt generators; 20,000 kilowatt generators; 40,000 kilowatt generators." Though the caption indicates this is looking west, the placement of the windows suggests this is actually looking east.
Date: [1951, 1955]
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

AWPLGA at Muny

Description: Group portrait of golfers from AWPLGA, the Austin Women's Public Links Golf Association, drinking Jax beer. The stand outside under some strands of lights. A small truck is in the foreground.
Date: [1960, 1974]
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Soldiers on Parade in Austin Texas

Description: Photograph of American troops on parade through downtown Austin. The soldiers are riding in the back of 6x6 "deuce and a halfs" (CCKW350) which are towing 105mm howitzer cannons. The unit is probably part of either the 36th Infantry Division or the 2nd Infantry Division.
Date: March 29, 1946
Creator: Ellison Photo Service
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[2nd Infantry Division on Parade]

Description: Photograph of two M8 Greyhound armored scout cars from the 2nd Infantry Division on parade through downtown Austin. The 2nd Infantry Division was stationed in Texas to train up for their deployment to the South Pacific, which never happened.
Date: March 29, 1946
Creator: Allison Photograph Service
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Aluminum for Defense]

Description: Photograph of Aluminum for Defense collection point outside of the Texas Capitol building. A large chicken-wire bin holds aluminum cans. The Capitol dome is visible in the background.
Date: July 28, 1941
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photographic Laboratory City of Austin, Texas
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The 2nd State Capitol

Description: Photograph of the 2nd capitol building for the state of Texas. There is a attached to the bottom right hand corner of the photograph a label that reads "The 2nd State Capital [sic]. Located on the site of the present Capital [sic], Burned in 1881." The land in front of the building is terraced and a pathway extends from the entrance down the terraces.
Date: [1853, 1881]
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Japanese Midget Submarine]

Description: Photograph of one of the Japanese midget submarine No. 19 that was involved in the attack on Pearl Harbor while the sub was on display at the University of Texas while on a tour to sell war bonds. Note that this is the midget submarine that is on display at the National Museum of the Pacific War (formerly the Nimitz Museum) in Fredericksburg Texas.
Date: [1941, 1945]
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Crockett-Porter Bus]

Description: Photograph of African American students and parents waiting for a school bus, as seen from inside the bus over the should of the driver. Most likely this was the Crockett-Porter bus from 1974-1975.
Date: 197u
Creator: Austin Citizen
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library