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[600 Block of Congress Avenue]

Description: Photograph of businesses along the 600 block of Congress Avenue at Christmas: the Baptist Cervice Center, Zales, Rapp Brothers, Western Union, and McKinnon's. Cars line the streets and holiday lights stretch across the street. Men, including two sailors in discussion, stand on the corner of Congress Ave and West 6th Street.
Date: December 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Abel Stationers at retail fair]

Description: Photograph of Abel Stationers booth at a retail fair. An employee talks to a customer reclining in a chair. Another employee talks to a man at a typewriter at a desk in the background. The showroom is set up to look like a modern office, with wares on display as they would appear in an office setting. Other booths and customers are visible in the background.
Date: February 1, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Acock Laboratories interior equipment]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Acock Laboratories in east Austin near East Fifth Street. The machinery is dirty with use, and a fresh bag of Acock Brand product sits on one of the machines on the right.
Date: May 17, 1952
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Adams Extract display]

Description: Photograph of a D.G. Benjamin Advertising campaign for Adams Extract displayed at a local retailer. A grocer in a white shirt and apron and bow-tie holds up a box of Adams Best, priced fifteen cents. Adams Pure Almond and Pure Lemon extracts retail for twenty-nine cents. Adams Extract is a top-shelf item in the spice aisle above McCormick and Colman's spices and extracts.
Date: July 14, 1956
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Adams Extract Open House]

Description: Photograph of a line of men, women, and children at the Adams Extract factory open house. Three factory workers stand at the machinery, while most men and women talk to each other in groups or wait for samples behind a rope.
Date: July 14, 1956
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[An aerial view of Acock Laboratories]

Description: A distant aerial view of Acock Laboratories in East Austin. East Fifth street runs from left to right in the foreground. The Iglehart building is across the railroad tracks in the center. East 7th Street runs left to right in the upper left background is the baseball field [now Zaragoza Park]
Date: October 8, 1954
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[An aerial view of the West Winds Motel]

Description: An aerial photograph of the West Winds Motel. There is a 7-Eleven next to the motel. There are also several houses surrounding the area.
Date: June 7, 1956
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

All Saints Church [exterior]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of All Saints Episcopal Church at 209 West 27th Street. Cars are visible parked on the street.
Date: March 12, 1952
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Allandale Village storefront]

Description: Photograph of the Allandale Village storefronts. Two stores are open for business: H.E.B. Food Stores and Francis Floorcovering, despite the unpaved parking lot. Other storefronts on the right side of the building appear to be empty.
Date: February 10, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Anderson High School [basketball team]

Description: Photograph of the 1956 Anderson High School basketball team. The boys are lined up in one line according to height, facing left. They wear shiny warm-up track suits, which have numbers embroidered on the shoulders. Every other boy holds a basketball under his arm against his left hip. The photo was taken on the basketball court, under one of the baskets.
Date: March 1, 1956
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Anderson High School [building exterior and students]

Description: Photograph of a group of students outside the entrance to Anderson High School. In the mixture of boys and girls, most students are exiting the building after school, while a few stand and talk to each other. One girl sits on the wall and reads from a notebook. The girls all wear long skirts, blouses, white socks and black shoes. The boys wears slacks and shirts, and one wears a jacket.
Date: March 1, 1956
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Applying Scotchlite Striping to police cars]

Description: Photograph of members of the Austin Junior Chamber of Commerce (Jaycees) applying Scotchlight reflective striping tape to the bumpers of police cars. Four Jaycees and two police officers stand around the rear of the vehicle. A roll of striping tape sits on the trunk of the car.
Date: April 1, 1953
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Arturo Toscanini NBC Symphony

Description: Photograph of a man in a suit; he's holding a piece of paper in one hand and has his other hand on a trunk lid that is covered in writing and stickers. Behind him, musicians seem to be tuning various instruments. They appear to be in a gymnasium; a basketball hoop is visible on the wall to the left.
Date: April 29, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Arturo Toscanini NBC Symphony

Description: Photograph of a group people moving packed-up instruments and musical equipment from the NBC Symphony. They appear to be inside a gymnasium; a basketball hoop is on the wall to the left.
Date: April 29, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Athol Estes home]

Description: Photograph of the home of Athol Estes, wife of William Sydney Porter, known in literary circles by his pen name O. Henry. The two-story house is white, and trees and a birdbath are visible on the small front lawn. Two young children hold hands on the front walk. A car is parked on the street in front of the house. The narrow driveway on the left side of the house appears ill-cared for.
Date: March 4, 1953
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Austin Beverage Company exterior]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of the Austin Beverage Company factory and warehouse located at 1923 E. Seventh Street. Six cars and company trucks are parked in front of the main entrance. Seven drivers and company executives pose around the vehicles.
Date: October 24, 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Austin Beverage Company [warehouse interior]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Austin Beverage Company warehouse/distribution center at 411 Chicon Street. The trucks bear advertisements for the beverages they transport including "Jax Special Pale Brew" and "Blatz Pilsener Beer". Crates marked "Canada Dry" sit at the right of the image, ready to be loaded onto the empty truck at the left.
Date: October 24, 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Austin Country Club [exterior]

Description: Photograph of the exterior entrance and parking lot of the Country Club of Austin, located on East Riverside Drive on the east end of Felix Avenue. Cars are lined up in the parking lot on this sunny day. A woman exits the building while another woman stands at the entrance.
Date: 1953
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[A band called "The Mello-Tones"]

Description: "The Mello-Tones" playing an array of musical instruments. There is a table to the right of the photo with musical instruments on it. The men are all wearing dark suits.
Date: September 12, 1957
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Bathing beauty]

Description: Photograph of a young woman posing on the riverbank. She is wearing a bathing suit and holding a beach towel over her head and shoulders. She is standing on a rocky river bank and smiling at the camera. A bridge and a dam are behind her.
Date: March 10, 1953
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Billboard supporting Judge Yarborough for Governor]

Description: A billboard that states:"Now is the time, Yarborough for Governor." The billboard was created to support Judge Yarborough as a candidate for Governor. There are several automobiles parked in front of the billboard.
Date: unknown
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[A boy leaning on a memorial table at Camp Ben McCullouch]

Description: A boy sitting at a table at Camp Ben McCullouch. The boy is leaning on a table created as a memorial. Most of the writing on the table is illegible, but the table was created as a memorial for a man with the last name of Puckett. The memorial was dedicated by his children. Camp Ben McCullouch was created as a reunion site for Confederate war veterans.
Date: July 21, 1953
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library