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Aerial View of Downtown Austin

Description: Austin High School (first campus - note semicircular part of building) on the top right of the Stephen F. Austin Hotel and to the top left of the St. David's Episcopal Church (top of Driskill Hotel). The roof top of St. Mary's Academy is noticible between Stephen F Austin Hotel and St. David's Episcopal Church. Left center on 7th Street and Lavaca two churches visible First Presbyterian Church (Original Site) on top and Cumberland Presbyterian on bottom (sold in 1955).
Date: January 15, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Aerial View of Flood

Description: Aerial photograph of the 1938 flood. Looking Northeast from Congress Avenue, south of the Colorado River. Palm School in center background.
Date: July 26, 1938
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Aerial view of Jefferson Chemical Plant

Description: Aerial view of Jefferson Chemical Plant, Austin, Texas, looking west. North Lamar Boulevard runs left to right in the center of picture. Airport Boulevard merges into Lamar from lower left. Justin Lane also is on left, just above Airport. The Crestview neighborhood is the background, with Burnet Road running left to right in background. Brentwood School in the center left and on the upper left on school is the drive-in theater. [Cloud or dust like in the background is the area running around Shoal Creek/Shoal Creek Blvd. The tree area on the upper left is Northwest Park (section close to the cloud/dust/fog area)]
Date: October 3, 1951
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Aerial view of Jefferson Chemical Plant]

Description: Aerial view of Jefferson Chemical Plant. Austin, Texas. Looking west. N. Lamar Blvd runs left to right in the center of picture. Airport Blvd merges into Lamar from lower left. Justin Lane also is on left, just above Airport. The Crestview neighborhood is the background, with Burnet Road running left to right in background. Brentwood School in the center left and on the upper left on school is the drive-in theater. [Cloud or dust like in the background is the area past Shoal Creek/Shoal Creek Blvd. The dust is possibly due to quarry work being done in the area. The tree area on the upper left is Northwest Park (section close to the cloud/dust/fog area)]
Date: March 7, 1951
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Aerial view of Lutheran Concordia College]

Description: An aerial view across Interstate 35 of Lutheran Concordia College. The campus is in the middle of a large residential area. North and center of the main campus building is the St. Paul's School and further left center is Lee School. On the far center right is the golf course.
Date: December 8, 1954
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Aerial view of northeast Austin

Description: Aerial photograph looking northeast at the future site of Maplewood Elementary. Closest road intersecting the railroad tracks is E. 38th 1/2 St. Maplewood bisects E. 38th 1/2 St. with Ashwood and Kirkwood Streets bisecting Maplewood and running parallel with E. 38th 1/2 St. The municipal airport runways can be seen in the background.
Date: January 27, 1949
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Aerial View of Tarrytown Shopping Center]

Description: Aerial view of Tarrytown Shopping Center flanked on west by Exposition Blvd. and on the south by Windsor Rd. Austin, Texas.
Date: October 20, 1948
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Aerial View of the Concordia Neighborhood

Description: An aerial view of Concordia and surround neighborhood. Concordia campus on upper left and Lee School in the center background. 38th St [Now 38 1/2] last street on the right and East Avenue running from center left, by Concordia grounds, to center right.
Date: January 15, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Aerial View of the University of Texas Campus

Description: Aerial view of the University of Texas campus looking northwest with the University of Texas clocktower in the center of the frame.
Date: May 19, 1940
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

Aerial View of Town Lake

Description: Aerial view of Town Lake looking north. Congress bridge on far right, South First Bridge mid-center and railroad bridge far left. The Auditorium (later known as Palmer Event Center and now Long Center) in center foreground, Disch Field lower left with the Coliseum next to the field.
Date: November 1968
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Aerial View of Town Lake

Description: Aerial view of Town Lake looking north.
Date: November 1968
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Aerial View of Town Lake

Description: Aerial view. Downtown Austin. Congress Avenue in center, the Driskill Hotel on the lower left, the Brown building upper right. Fifth street on the left and Eight Street on the right.
Date: November 1968
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Aerial View of Town Lake

Description: Aerial view of Town Lake looking northwest. Riverside drive in center. Fish hatchery on the north side of the Colorado river and east of IH 35.
Date: May 20, 1968
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Aerial views

Description: Looking NW from about the north approach from Lamar bridge. At the lower right, RR tracks cross Lamar Blvd. and note the RR Depot in the mid center of photograph and the water tank toward the bottom left. West 6th St runs in the center from left to right.
Date: April 18, 1950
Creator: Douglass, neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Aerial views - East Avenue Highway

Description: Aerial photograph of downtown Austin. The photograph shows a view of downtown Austin from East Avenue highway during the construction of IH 35. The intersection is Airport Boulevard on the foreground, with the golf course on the right hand side in the middle of the photo, which later became Hancock Center, the first shopping center in Austin.
Date: September 20, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Aerial views - East Avenue Highway

Description: Aerial view of neighborhood south of the University of Texas in foreground, with the University Campus in the center and the Capitol and downtown visible above Texas Memorial Stadium. Red River Street is prominent in the frame.
Date: September 20, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Aerial views - East Avenue Highway

Description: Aerial view of State Capitol and north downtown, looking north to the University of Texas. East Avenue on the far right corner of the photograph.
Date: September 20, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library