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ABC Shop

Description: Eve Marie Martin and George Martin stand behind the counter in the ABC shop, located at 809 W. 12th St. in Austin.
Date: May 26, 1951
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Acock Laboratory

Description: Exterior view of Acock Laboratories building with trucks parked in front.
Date: October 8, 1954
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Acock Laboratory

Description: Exterior view of Acock Brand Cotton Poison Building.
Date: October 8, 1954
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Acock Laboratory

Description: Storage building with 2 trucks parked.
Date: October 8, 1954
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Acock Laboratory

Description: Exterior view of Acock Laboratories building with cars and company trucks parked in front. Truck painted with sign: "Another Load of Acock Brand Cotton Poisons, Acock Laboratories Ltd, Austin, Texas".
Date: October 8, 1954
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Acock Laboratory

Description: Exterior view of Acock Laboratories building with cars and company trucks parked in front. Truck painted with sign: "Another Load of Acock Brand Cotton Poisons, Acock Laboratories Ltd, Austin, Texas".
Date: October 8, 1954
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Aerial Photo]

Description: Aerial photo. Austin, Texas. Looking south toward the Colorado River from East Austin. East 7th Street running from right to left (West to East) in mid center of frame. The swimming pool area (notice baseball field) in the center foreground of the photograph is now Zaragoza Park. In the center is the Iglehart buildings next to the railroad and lower the Govalle Shopping Center . Far left center is Brooks School.
Date: January 11, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[An aerial photograph of the Davis Water Treatment Plant]

Description: An aerial view of the city filtration plant in Austin, the Davis Water Treatment Plant. The view is from over a large body of water, looking east. There are many trees surrounding the plant. The dirt road coming to plant from northeast is 35th St. Mt. Bonnel Rd (with bridge) is on west side of plant. The open areas in the upper center of the image with rows of buildings is Camp Mabry.
Date: May 4, 1954
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Aerial View-North towards Capitol]

Description: Aerial View. North towards Capitol. Austin, Texas. The Commodore Perry Hotel (One Commodore Plaza and now Brazos Place) is prominient on the center right. [View from corner of 7th and Brazos]
Date: November 23, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Aerial view of 919 E. 32nd St. - St. David's Hospital

Description: Aerial view of 919 E. 32nd Street and the surrounding area. On the upper right is Blue Star Memorial Highway (Now part of I.H. 35), below and running parallel is Airport Blvd, connecting Airport Blvd and the Highway is Middle Fiskville Road. Below Airport Blvd is the golf course on the left and right hand side of Red River, which runs from the lower left through the middle of the photograph. Concordia College is visible on the right-center.
Date: June 7, 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

Aerial View of Austin

Description: Aerial view of Austin with the Tower and Capitol barely visible in the background.
Date: January 14, 1953
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[An aerial view of construction at the University of Texas]

Description: An aerial view of the University of Texas campus. Construction of Parlin Hall just beond the flagpole in the center. Most of the framework for the building is already constructed.
Date: October 25, 1954
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[An aerial view of construction at the University of Texas]

Description: An aerial view of the University of Texas campus. Construction of Parlin Hall just beond the flagpole in the center. Some of the support for the building has already been erected.
Date: July 29, 1954
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

[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

Aerials for Post Cards

Description: Aerial view of St. David's Hospital showing building, parking lot and part of the grounds.
Date: July 1956
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Allandale Village Shopping Center

Description: View of the Allandale Village Shopping Center from the parking lot of The Frisco restaurant; The Frisco restaurant's sign is visible in the foreground. An H.E.B. Food Store and the Mosely's Allandale Cafeteria are visible in the shopping center.
Date: September 18, 1954
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[American Legion Building]

Description: Street view of an American Legion Building. Austin, Texas.
Date: September 14, 1953
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library