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[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

Candelilla wax plant & U. S. Cavalry presence at Glenn Springs, Texas, 1916. Picture

Description: Account of attack of Mexican raiders on Glenn Spring, Texas May 5, 1916. The documentation was compiled and illustrated by photojournalist W. D. Smithers in 1961. Includes information on production of candelilla wax at the Ellis and Wood wax factory in Glenn Spring between 1911 and 1916.
Date: 1961
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

[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

Curtis and Daisy Rowe

Description: Photograph of elderly couple. Photograph of Curtis Leeila Breedlove Rowe and Daisy Lee Rowe, of Van Horn, TX dated June 1961
Date: June 1961
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clark Hotel Museum

[The exterior of the Kress store]

Description: The exterior of the Kress store. A sign in the front window of the store says "open." There is a car parked under a light to the right of the photo. There are also flags hanging over the parking lot and on the exterior of the Kress building.
Date: April 23, 1961
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Exterior State Archives Building

Description: Exterior view of State Archives Building and landscaping in front.
Date: January 26, 1961
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Field Artillery on the U. S. - Mexico border 1916-1921. Picture

Description: Brief description of the personnel and operations of a battery unit of the U. S. Army on the U. S. - Mexico border, 1916-1921, including a note on the march of Battery B, 6th Field Artillery, into Mexico with the Punitive Expedition. Illustrations based on photographs taken between 1916 and 1922.
Date: 1961
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

The four famous cavalry regiments of the First Cavalry Division. Picture

Description: Brief histories of the four cavalry regiments (5th, 7th, 8th, and 12th) organized into the First Cavalry Division at Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas in 1921. Illustrated with the insignia of the five units.
Date: 1961
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

High School Band 1961

Description: Photograph of school band. Photograph of Van Horn's High School Band with uniforms and instruments, Van Horn, TX 1961. Photograph labelled, "Van Horn High School Band 1961, Band Director (top left) George A, Rhoades (second year as director), Drum Major (all white with braid from shoulder to shoulder: Kathy Smith (Poopie), Jerry Breed - Band President-top right"
Date: 1961
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clark Hotel Museum

Imperial 400 Motel

Description: Exterior view of Imperial '400' Motel. Street in foreground is South Congress.
Date: July 7, 1961
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[The interior of the Kress store]

Description: The interior of the Kress store. There are cosmetic bags and other merchandise on display in the store. There is also a ladder to the left of the photo. There are several balloons along the ceiling.
Date: April 5, 1961
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[The interior of the Kress store]

Description: The interior of the Kress store. There are flowers, cards, and records amoung other items on display in the Kress store. There is also a glass door leading to the "Garden & Patio Shop."
Date: April 5, 1961
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Johnson (LBJ) / Adenauer visit

Description: Chancellor Konrad Adenauer, Lyndon Baines Johnson and others riding in a convertible automobile, waving, with a crowd in the background.
Date: April 17, 1961
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library