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[Batman premiere at Paramount Theater]

Description: Photograph of the premiere of the movie Batman at the Paramount Theater in Austin. A large crowd gathers to see Adam West and Burt Ward live and in person on stage in front of the theater. The crowd extends down the sidewalks on both sides of the theater. On a balcony on the right, a group of people hold a "Welcome Batman" sign. Cars drive by on the street below.
Date: 1966
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Pure Milk Company Portraits

Description: Photograph of a boy and a woman at a kitchen table. The woman stands in front of the table, her hand resting on the back of the chair, and she watches the boy as he sits and pours milk from a carton into a glass.
Date: November 20, 1961
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Browning Aviation

Description: Photograph of the Browning Aviation hangar with three small planes parked in front of it. Eight men in suits stand in front of the planes, facing the camera.
Date: 1960
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Aerial: Austin downtown

Description: Aerial photograph of downtown Austin.
Date: January 6, 1963
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Holly Street Power Plant [Interior]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Holly Street power plant. Cables and boards litter the ground of the walkway as pipes cross overhead.
Date: 1965
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Aerial: Austin Downtown

Description: Photograph of a high aerial view of downtown Austin.
Date: January 6, 1963
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Anderson High School [Students]

Description: Photograph of eight female students and a teacher at Anderson High School. The students are in uniform. They stand posed in front of a chalkboard.
Date: March 7, 1959
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Kempel Show heifer

Description: Photograph of a contestant showing off his black heifer in front of a barn at the Kempel Show.
Date: March 11, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Automatic Transmission Training Program at Covert Auto Company]

Description: Photograph of four men wearing suits from the Covert Auto Company and their presentation of the Automatic Transmissions Training Program. Two older men stand on the left, and one man presents a piece of paper to one of two younger men who stand on the right. In front of them is a display of the automatic transmission for automobiles. A sign for the training program hangs on the wall behind them.
Date: February 4, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

J. J. Newberry Co.

Description: Photograph of the interior of J.J. Newberry Company when it opened at Capitol Plaza Shopping Center in Austin, Texas. The image shows women's clothing on racks and mannequins.
Date: November 3, 1960
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Texas Laundry and Dry Cleaning Association Representatives with Governor Price Daniels]

Description: Photograph of two men from the Texas Laundry and Dry Cleaning Association stand to either side of Texas Governor Price Daniels as he signs a document at his office desk. Next to the men, beside the desk, a copy of the United States Declaration of Independence is on an easel.
Date: December 12, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

2-J Hamburgers

Description: Photograph of 2-J Hamburgers in Austin, Texas. A large sign reading "2-J / Hamburgers / Over 6 million sold" is visible on the left side of the image and the restaurant is visible on the right. A parking lot surrounding the restaurant is full of cars. Crowds of people are lined up to order food at the windows. On the left side of the roof of the restaurant there is a large model of a man in a white suit with white hair who holds a sign reading "Colonel / Sanders / Recipe." Across the top of the restaurant is a neon sign reading "Kentucky Fried Chicken / Hamburgers."
Date: 1960
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[1959 Dairy Princess Crowning]

Description: Photograph of the crowning of the 1959 Mid-Texas Milk Producers Association Dairy Princess. A group of 17 female contestants stand in a row behind a banquet table with a punch bowl full of milk. All of the contestants pose with glasses of milk in front of a sign that says "June's Best Meals Start With Dairy." Other signs on the wall behind them are obscured. In the foreground a long dining table is set.
Date: May 8, 1959
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Anderson High School [Students In Class]

Description: Photograph of a classroom of coed, African-American students at the old Anderson High School in Austin, Texas. On the left, a student and teacher study a map of the United States with the major rivers emphasized while the rest of the students, who are seated at their desks, look on.
Date: February 11, 1959
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Miller's Garage Old Shine Parlor

Description: Photograph of three men at the counter of Miller's Garage Old Shine Parlor. The glass case displays current products, and the three men wearing suits perform a transaction. Behind the counter a window (or mirror) reflects the street outside with a taxi driving by.
Date: 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Minister's Visit to St. David's Hospital]

Description: Photograph of a group of eight men standing around a birthing table at St. David's Hospital in Austin, Texas. Two of them men on the left, behind the table wear religious clothing, and one man on the right wears a doctor's white coat. A specialized light fixture hangs from the ceiling above the table.
Date: September 12, 1955
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Summertime Activities [at the Y.W.C.A]

Description: Photograph of three young women gathered around the back of a van at the Y.W.C.A. The women are dressed for summer in shorts and short-sleeved blouses. Two of the women carry portable canvas chairs, and one woman sits on the curb with a canvas duffel bag. Cars are visible driving and parked in the street behind them.
Date: July 1, 1954
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Y.W.C.A. 40th Anniversary

Description: Photograph of three women, depicting the multiple generations and diversity of the Y.W.C.A. on its 40th Anniversary. Two older women, including an African-American woman, stand on either side and behind a younger woman. The women appear to be standing in a large "Y" from a sign.
Date: April 22, 1954
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Passengers on Board Trans-Texas Airways Plane]

Description: Photograph of a Trans-Texas Airways pilot and a family of passengers standing alongside the plane, as if about to board. The pilot holds a ticket which the father and one son look at. The mother and a younger son look on. "Trans-Texas Airways" and a logo are painted on the side of the plane.
Date: May 27, 1955
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Y.W.C.A. Sports Day

Description: Photograph of three young women in a candid scene from the Y.W.C.A. Sports Day. Two young women wear shorts and sneakers, and a third woman wears a skirt and heels. One young woman holds a bat and another holds a softball.
Date: March 26, 1954
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Congress Avenue [street scenes]

Description: Photograph of Congress Avenue in Austin, Texas lined with businesses: Congress Hotel, Victory Bar, Austin Studio, Massey's Furniture Store, Richardson Company, and Texas Public Service Company. Cars line the street, including a military covered jeep parked in front of the hotel. Passersby wear coats and holiday lights stretch across the avenue. An advertisement for 7-Up is painted on the side of one of the buildings.
Date: 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library