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[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

[State hospital board kitchen]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the State Hospital Board barrack-type building. The kitchen here is supplied with pots, pans, mixing bowls, measuring cups, and various other kitchen ware. The ovens and stoves are in the center of the room and are flanked by two food preparation tables (one in front and one in back). On the right side of the room is a large sink. At the back of the room, the door to the food storage area is open.
Date: May 5, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Men in Vaught Hardware Store]

Description: Photograph of three men in front of a Crosley radio display in Vaught Hardware store. On the left, a contest winner receives a check and certificate from two men in the center and on the right for participation in a Crosley Radio contest. Behind the men are a selection of Crosley radios and a sign that reads "Crosley...In all Radio. No finer performance. No greater beauty."
Date: December 15, 1951
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Totem pole at Camp Mabry]

Description: Photograph of the totem pole at the Texas Military Forces Museum at Camp Mabry. The totem pole was erected by the Royal Canadian Air Force in honor of Texans who served in the RCAF during World War II.
Date: July 18, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Capital National Bank motor ramp]

Description: Photograph of the drive in window service for Capital National Bank. A car pulls into the covered drive on the right while a second car pulls out of the covered drive on the left. A third car is parked on the shoulder while a man utilizes the walk-up teller window.
Date: February 12, 1952
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Holly Street Power Plant Construction]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of the Holly Street Power Plant. The wall still needs to be constructed, and the interior support beams and columns are visible from the outside. Two pickup trucks and a cement mixer are visible on the left. A disconnected crane claw sits on the ground near two construction sheds in front of the building.
Date: 1965
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

[Children bowling]

Description: Photograph of two children bowling in a school hallway. The young girl has released her ball, which rolls towards the seven pins. The boy is bent over, ready to release his ball as well.
Date: 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