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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

Aerials of area around Congress Avenue Bridge

Description: Aerial view of area around Congress Avenue Bridge facing the west. Other bridges and buildings are shown. The bridge in the foreground (eastmost bridge) is the Congress Ave bridge, and the 1st Street bridge and Lamar Blvd. bridge are also visible.
Date: January 30, 1962
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Alpha Xi Delta Group Photo

Description: Color group photo of the Alpha Xi Delta sorority; individuals are unidentified.
Date: October 14, 1964
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Austin Chapter of The Links, Inc.

Description: Photograph of members of the Austin Chapter of The Links, Inc. The photograph was taken during the chartering ceremony of the chapter on December 10, 1960 in the home of Lillie Belle Hines. The charter members in the photograph from left to right are: Lillie Belle Hines, E. Louise Woodward, Thelma M. Elliott, Opan M. Seabrook, Percy G. Lyons, Dr. Connie Yerwood Conner, Mary Y. Thompson, Olive Durden Brown, Clara M. Johnson, Ruth W. Mayes, Catherine B. Lamkin, and Hazel P. Adams.
Date: December 10, 1960
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Austin Delta Sigmas

Description: Group photo of the Austin Delta Sigmas in an unidentified room; members are unidentified.
Date: January 12, 1964
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Bricks in front of the construction of Pearce Jr. High School]

Description: Pearce Jr. High School under construction. Most of the building is already complete. There is a large pile of bricks in front of the building. There is also a man and a truck to the right of the photo.
Date: December 26, 1961
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Building views

Description: Exterior view of building with loading dock. 2 trucks and 1 car parked in front of dock.
Date: January 26, 1962
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Cab parked on street

Description: Checker cab parked on a residential street. Houses in background.
Date: May 24, 1962
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Children on Slide

Description: Three unidentified adults post behind five unidentified children on a slide at the Austin Community Nursery.
Date: August 18, 1965
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Church Parishoners]

Description: A group of unidentified people inside church.
Date: February 26, 1961
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Clergy]

Description: Clergymen discussing with each other.
Date: February 26, 1961
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Completion photo of building

Description: Exterior view of completed building. Southwestern Bell Telephone building with the Norwood Towers building in the right.
Date: August 8, 1961
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Construction of Pearce Jr. High School]

Description: Pearce Jr. High School under construction. Most of the building is already complete. A man is standing next to large pipes to the left of the photo.
Date: December 26, 1961
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Construction of Thomas Residence Hall

Description: View of the Thomas Residence Hall under construction at St. Edwards University. The foundation work is underway and a wooden skeleton has been created. An unidentified construction worker is visible in the back right of the scene.
Date: March 3, 1966
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Cooks inside of 2-J restaurant

Description: Photo of cooks inside 2-Js Restaurant. Tall man second from left is Jearl Ledbetter. The cooks are wearing 2-Js hats. Austin, Texas.
Date: August 10, 1960
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library