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[Servicemen arriving in Austin]

Description: Servicemen departing buses and walking south from Bowen Trailways Motor Coaches at 708 Brazos. Moonlight tower visible at corner of 8th and Brazos.
Date: October 2, 1944
Creator: Bock, Carl Edward
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Capitol Laundry & Cleaning Co.]

Description: Exterior of building with delivery van in driveway. 801 Barton Springs Road.
Date: February 14, 1945
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Community Chest

Description: Group of women and the Mayor on the back of a fire engine. Back of the photo reads, "L-R: Mrs. Alden Davis, Mrs. Jess Walker (Ina). Mayor Tom Miller at right."
Date: October 10, 1941
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Congress Avenue from 5th Street

Description: A busy Congress Avenue looking north from the east side of the 500 block. People line the sidewalks while cars and buses fill the streets.
Date: 1941~
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Looking north up Congress Avenue

Description: Looking north up Congress Avenue from just north of the bridge. A variety of businesses and cars in view.
Date: January 14, 1948
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Magnesium Plant]

Description: Two buildings connected by a covered conveyor belt. Future site of the Balcones Research Center, now known as the J. J. Pickle Research Campus.
Date: August 14, 1947
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Governor’s Mansion]

Description: Looking west at the entrance of the Governor's Mansion.
Date: April 1, 1940
Creator: Ellison Photo Service
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Street Railroad Downtown

Description: A crowd of people in downtown Austin. Caption on photo reads, "Loading the Plain Line Street Cars at Sixth and Congress, Austin, Texas, 1:40p.m., February 7, 1940 for their last run. Being replaced by new buses on the left."
Date: February 7, 1940
Creator: Ellison Photo Service
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[V-J-Day Celebration]

Description: Two servicemen dance while a crowd of other servicemen and women watch for V-J Day celebration.
Date: August 14, 1945
Creator: Texas Photo Shop
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

V-J Day Celebration

Description: Crowd of women, servicemen, and a youth at a V-J Day (Victory over Japan) Celebration.
Date: August 14, 1945
Creator: Texas Photo Shop
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Armistice parade down Congress

Description: Crowds on both sides of Congress as the American Legion section of the parade passes.
Date: November 11, 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Barton Springs Pool

Description: View of the pool from the south bank looking towards the diving board.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Barton Springs Pool

Description: View of the pool from the west end looking east.
Date: July 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Governor’s Mansion

Description: Front elevation, grounds, gardens, walkway, very lush landscaping.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Governor’s Mansion

Description: Front elevation, north elevation, taken from northeast, Shows grounds and landscaping, screen porch.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Governor's Mansion with snow]

Description: East facade from street, mansion in snow. Shows walkway from street, with curved stairs and small urns. Porch is screened, carriage house visible in background.
Date: 1941
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Hall Level Works]

Description: Four women making levels in a workshop.
Date: December 24, 1946
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library