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[Capitol Cornerstone Dedication]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of people gathered for the cornerstone dedication during the construction of the state Capitol. Some onlookers can be seen sitting and standing on top of the derricks used for the construction.
Date: March 2, 1885
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Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Capitol Grounds - Austin, Texas

Description: Photograph of the Capitol Grounds in Austin, Texas. The photograph is on the front of a postcard written to Joe Harrell in Kingsland, Texas from Bob. The correspondene on the postcard reads, "It is he_ _ to have to go back to work after having such a fun easy time. Regards to All. Bob."
Date: 1909
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Capitol under construction

Description: Photograph of the Texas state capitol building under construction. Several cranes are erected. Two small buildings in the foreground are offices for the contractors.
Date: 188u
Creator: Cooper, S.H.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Cars in Traffic

Description: Photograph of cars stuck in traffic by Brackenridge Hospital, waiting to turn right at a yield sign onto 15th Street.
Date: February 1975
Creator: Fluitt, Mike
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Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Carver Branch Library

Description: Photograph of a man wearing glasses is looking at a book whlie sitting at a table inside the Carver Branch Library. It is a wide view of the room and there are a couple of children checking out books in the background.
Date: [1926,1979]
Creator: University Studio
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[CCC Tents Under Trees]

Description: Photograph of a campsite for the Civilian Conservation Corps, with two rows of tents with cots under shade of trees.
Date: August 14, 1939
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photographic Laboratory
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Central Fire Station Kitchen

Description: Photograph of the interior of the kitchen of the central fire station. A refrigerator is at left, a stove and oven at center, a sink to the right and a table and chairs partially visible in the foreground.
Date: unknown
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Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Children in Palm Park Swimming Pool]

Description: Photograph of a lifeguard with boys in Palm Park swimming pool. The children are identified on the back of the photograph as follows: L-R: Ouerry(?), Bobby; Day, Edward; Bell, Roger; Young, Roger; Chamber, Alton; Houseton, John. Guard: Colthorpe, Duane.
Date: June 5, 1941
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photographic Laboratory
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Children swimming at Rosewood Park]

Description: Photograph of a group of African-American children swimming and splashing at the Rosewood Park for Negroes swimming pool. Extensive use of swimming pool and facilities demonstrates success of this recreation center.
Date: August 19, 1938
Creator: Ellison Photo Service
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Children's washtub band at Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farm]

Description: Photograph of a washtub band consisting of at least nine young adults performing in a barn at Pioneer Farms. They wear homemade t-shirts that read "I'm a Singing Spark." Instruments consist of: three guitars, guitarron, banjo, washtub bass, and at least one tambourine.
Date: [1980..]
Creator: John Bone Photographic Services
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library