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[Municipal Auditorium, interior during construction]

Description: Photograph of the Municipal Auditorium, interior view during construction. Boxes of materials are stacked in the center of the room stretching back to the windows. Chairs to be installed sit to on stacked pallets.
Date: 195u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Municipal Auditorium under construction]

Description: Photograph of the Municipal Auditiorium under construction looking west from South 1st Street in Austin. Exposed columns and curved beams of the dome are visible. The Auditorium, designed by the Austin firm Jessen, Jessen, Millhouse & Greeven, opened on January 5, 1959.
Date: 195u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Municipal Golf Course clearing fairway number ten]

Description: Photograph of two men clearing away trees on Austin Municipal Golf Course fairway number ten. A tree is chained to a bulldozer (right) which is pulling it directly out of the ground. A printed caption below the image says "Clearing Fareway No. 10."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Municipal Golf Course clearing fairway number ten]

Description: Photograph of a tree being uprooted at Austin Municipal Golf Course on fairway number ten. The tree is attached to a chain around its trunk and is being uprooted by heavy machinery out of frame. A printed caption at the bottom of the image says, "[E]very body pull hard. Austin Lions club" and one below the photo says "A Hard Pull on Fareway No. 10."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Municipal Golf Course club house]

Description: Photograph of Municipal Gold Course club house in snow with lion statue representing the Lions Club, which built the clubhouse in 1928. The entrance opens to the right. The municipal Golf Course, constructed originally by the Lions Club in 1928 at 2901 Enfield Road, has served its citizens since 1934 and has long been Austin's most popular course.
Date: 1937
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Municipal golf course fairway]

Description: Photograph of fairway number five at the Austin Municipal Golf Course. In the background, two golfers and a caddy are playing a game.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Municipal Golf Course fairway number eight]

Description: Photograph of Austin's Municipal Golf Course fairway number eight, facing the green. The distance is short with the green barely visible, but the challenges are in the uneven ground, brush and debris, and large oak tree to the right of the course. A printed caption below the image says "Fareway No. 8 Looking toward Green."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Municipal Golf Course fairway number eleven]

Description: Photograph of Austin's Municipal Golf Course fairway number eleven, looking toward the green. The green is barely visible in front of a line of trees in the background. The distance to the green poses challenges of uneven ground and debris. A printed caption below the image says "Fareway No. 11 Looking toward Green."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Municipal Golf Course fairway number five]

Description: Photograph of Austin Municipal Golf Course fairway number five, facing the green. Hole number five stretches alongside a road which is lined with telephone poles and wires; the rough is also pitted with sand traps. A printed caption below the image says "Fareway No. 5 Looking toward Green."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Municipal Golf Course fairway number nine]

Description: Photograph of the Austin Municipal Golf fairway number nine. Rough brush and dense trees are the visible challenges of this hole, but the green can be seen through a gap in the trees on the left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Municipal Golf Course fairway number seven]

Description: Photograph of Austin Municipal Golf Course fairway number seven, facing the green which is visible behind a short distance of rough and through a gap in the surrounding trees. A printed caption below the image says "Fareway No. 7 Looking toward Green."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Municipal Golf Course fairway number seven]

Description: Photograph of Austin Municipal Golf Course, fairway number seven. The green is visible beyond a distance of rough brush and several trees on either side.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Municipal Golf Course fairway number six]

Description: Photograph of Austin Municipal Golf Course, fairway number six, viewing the green and the course angling to the right. A golfer and caddy are playing in the background under the shade of the trees on the left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Municipal Golf Course fairway number ten]

Description: Photograph of Austin Municipal Golf Course fairway number ten, facing the green. The rough brush is visible between the fairway and the green. A printed caption below the photograph says "Fareway No. 10 Looking toward Green."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Municipal Golf Course green number fourteen]

Description: Photograph of the Municipal Golf Course flag at green number fourteen. The green gently slopes downward and back up again from left to right. Short trees line the far edge of the green and hills can be seen in the distance.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Municipal Golf Course green number two]

Description: Photograph of a putting green with flag at Austin's Municipal Golf Course. Hills are visible in the background. Minor rough is visible in the foreground before the green.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Jordan Company Commercial Photographers
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Municipal Golf Course maintenance]

Description: Photograph of sprinklers watering the greens at the Municipal Golf Course in Austin as a tractor mows the rough around it. View of the course from behind the green.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Boone Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Municipal Golf Course tool house]

Description: Photograph of the tool house at the Municipal Golf Course. Boards, concrete slabs, and sand are visible along the side of the house. A man stands near a truck on the right.
Date: July 19, 1941
Creator: Bureau of Identification, Austin
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Municipal Golf Course tool shed]

Description: Photograph of the front of the Municipal Golf Course tool house with door open. Gravel. sand, and boards are visible on the right exterior under the windows of the tool house. The bottom rungs of a ladder are visible right inside the door of the tool house. Many tire tracks indicate how often the house is visited.
Date: July 14, 1939
Creator: Bureau of Identification Lab, Austin
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Municipal Golf Course view of rough]

Description: Photograph of the rough from the green at the Municipal Golf Course in Austin. Trees are the visible challenges on either side of the course.
Date: July 19, 1941
Creator: Bureau of Identification, Austin
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Music Memory Contest Winners]

Description: Photograph of group of 37 students at Baker Elementary School, the Music Memory Contest Winners 3 times in a row. Mercy Ramsey is 2nd from left in 1st row. Two boys in the front hold a large trophy, the boy on the right has been identified as William Erwin McIntosh.
Date: [1923..]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library