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[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

[C.B. Smith Used Car Lot]

Description: Photograph of C.B. Smith Motors Used Car lot at 5408 Burnett Road. Several cars are visible in the lot, parked near the street. Strings of lights and bunting hang across the lot. The dealearship building is visible in the background behind the cars. A sign for Safeway is visible down the road from the car lot.
Date: June 24, 1955
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Children near a pool]

Description: Photograph of a group of children on the grass near a pool. Two men stand behind the children. The girls are dressed for summer and are enjoying their time outdoors.
Date: May 19, 1956
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Our Lady of Guadalupe [graduating class of 1953]

Description: Photograph of the graduating class of 1953 of Our Lady of Guadalupe School in Austin, Texas. The class is composed of twelve young women and five young men, all proudly holding their diplomas. They are posed in two rows, women seated in the front row and men and women standing in the second row. All wear dark gown and mortar board caps with white tassels.
Date: May 15, 1953
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Simmons Motor Company [garage]

Description: Photograph of the mechanics work area of the Simmons Motor Company garage. A myriad of mechanics tools and machines line the walls of the garage, but the floor is shiny and free of clutter. Signs hang above the work space reading "Austin's Largest Independent New Car Dealer / authorized to sell all makes" and "Interference makes a mechanic's work less efficient."
Date: October 23, 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

Continential Airlines [storefront]

Description: Photograph of the storefront for Continental Airlines after store business hours. There is no one at the desk, which has a fresh potted plant on it. A map of the United States with Continental Airlines services indicated is on the wall behind the desk. In the window are a model aircraft and various advertisements.
Date: June 7, 1956
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

[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

[H.E.B. Food Store at Allandale Villiage]

Description: Photograph of H.E.B. Food Store at Allandale Village shopping center in Austin. Workers on the roof prepare the sign for the grand opening.
Date: February 10, 1950
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

[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

Round Rock Motor Company [exterior]

Description: Photograph of Round Rock Motor Company garage and service station. Two cars are parked halfway in two garages. A number of cars are parked around the lot near signs advertising used cars for sale. Three gas pumps sit at the street side of the station. A sign advertises Sinclair Gasoline and another sign advertises regular gas for 21 cents.
Date: July 24, 1952
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Carnation Milk [residential delivery]

Description: Photograph of a Carnation Milk delivery van and three milkmen on a residential street. Two milkmen hold a basket of milk bottles while a third stands behind them in the open door of the van. In the background, a woman at house numbered 1401 stands at her screen door.
Date: March 20, 1952
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Capital National Bank opening interior]

Description: Photograph of the empty interior of the Capital National Bank before the grand opening. A large, square, marble pillar is in the middle of the room. At the back left are the teller counters which are also marble. In the back right are desks and chairs. No customers are in the lobby. No tellers are at the windows. No bankers are at the desks.
Date: January 14, 1952
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Walker's Austex [beef stew pie display]

Description: Photograph of Walker's Austex Beef Stew Pie display at a local retail fair. The display is a giant beef stew pie with cans of Austex beef stew lining the booth walls. Signs for the product claim "Austex Beef Stew Pie: It's Quick, It's Inexpensive, It's Easy to Serve. Just fill a pie shell with one can Austex Beef Stew" and "An Austex Budget Meal costs less than 50 cents to make an Austex Beef Stew Pie."
Date: March 22, 1952
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Capital National Bank [exterior]

Description: Photograph of the original Capital National Bank building exterior. Signs on the building for Norwood Motoramp, McCall-Smith-Hiblew, and a storage facility are visible. Several pedestrians are visible in the street.
Date: January 14, 1952
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Southern Union Gas Company [servicemen]

Description: Photograph of the 1952 Southern Union Gas Company servicemen. The team of 30 servicemen are arranged in two lines. They are flanked by a row of cars each on the left and right, parked all the way back to their garage.
Date: September 22, 1952
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

[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

[Mrs. Molly Wynn turns 100]

Description: Photograph of Mrs. Molly Winn atop a donkey at her 100th birthday celebration in Austin, Texas. A Kash 'N' Karry Grocery is visible in the background. The date may have been mis-recorded and might be 1953.
Date: January 10, 1952
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

[Sinclair Gasoline station at Allendale Village]

Description: Photograph of Sinclair gasoline and service station. The Allendale Village Shopping Center is visible in the background behind the service station. Sinclair's washing garage door is closed, but the lubrication station door is open. A car drives to the gasoline pumps. A second car is parked near the washing garage. A couple of homes are visible on the left behind the station. The Allendale Village parking lot is full of cars.
Date: February 10, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library