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[Fraternity Photo in Austin 1917]

Description: Photograph of a UT Fraternity, Austin 1917 - Wm. Blackshear is marked with an X (front row, second from the left). The group is posing in two rows on a large patio or balcony. The front row is seated on the wall with the back row standing behind.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Fraternity Boys on Whitis Avenue in Austin]

Description: (back of photo) Fraternity boys sitting on wall near frat house on Whitis Ave, Austin, TX. William Blackshear is the man in uniform and John Rollins is the man seated third from the right.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Betsy, Bob, Liza, Carril, and Ann]

Description: (Back of photo) Betsy - Bob - Liza, Carrie, and Liza's little Ann on Whitis Ave. Austin, Tx. Bob is Robert K. Blackshear. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[William Blackshear's Aunt]

Description: (back of photo) My aunt, Bob's mother and the home she has leased in Austin. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Ann and Peter]

Description: (back of photo) Ann and Peter July 8, 1951 - With the car I gave him - Austin, TX. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: July 8, 1951
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Mr. Hughes of Palestine and William Blackshear]

Description: Mr. Hughes of Palestine and William Blackshear at the Fraternity House in Austin Texas - Winter 1917 - Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[The Texas House of Representatives Appropriation Committee in 1935]

Description: A group photograph of the Texas House of Representatives Appropriations Committee of the 44th Legislature in 1936. Seventeen men and one woman (Helen Edmunds Moore) are gathered around tables with documents in front of them. On the back of the photograph is written: "Lenard - Chairman, Clayton - V. [Chairman], Aiken, Atchison, Bergman, Butler, Dickison, dunlap of Hays Co., Dunlap [of] Kleburg [Co.], Good, Graves, Hyder, McKee, Moore, Roberts, Settle, Stinson, Stovall, Tilllery, Word Appropriations Committe of House of Representatives 44th Legislature 1936 - (Jan 1933 to Jan. 1937)."
Date: March 1935
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

Julia Houston

Description: Julia Houston, mother of Teresa Griffin. Both were members of Fitst Baptist Church of Austin, TX.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Theresa Griffin

Description: Teresa Griffin, daughter of Julia Houston. Both were members of Fitst Baptist Church of Austin, TX.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Fish Fry at the Dam

Description: Fish fry at the Dam (Lake Austin). Photo includes: William Tears, Sr., Rev. L.L. Hayes, Rev. and Mrs. J.E. Knox, Rev. and Mrs. Pius and their daughter Ruth Augusta, Sister Mollie Perry, Bualie Murphy, and Lewis Mitchell. Mrs. Pius was the church organist and choir director.
Date: 1921
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Ernestine Thompson receiving community service award from D.A.R.

Description: The Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.)representative, Nancy Tanner, honors Ernestine Thompson with the Community Service Award at the W.H. Passon Historical Society on May 21, 2006. Ernestine collected artifacts for the Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum.
Date: May 21, 2006
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Description: The Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum at the new location, 1195 Comal St. In the 1880s this was a one-room school house.
Date: October 23, 2005
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

DAR honors Ernestine Thompson

Description: Announcement for the reception when the Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.) honored Ernestine Thompson with the Community Service Award at the W.H. Passon Historical Society on May 21, 2006. Ernestine collected artifacts for the Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum.
Date: May 21, 2006
Item Type: Text
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

IBM Employees

Description: Unidentified women sit at desks and type on typewriters while three unidentified men speak with three of the women in an unknown room at IBM.
Date: December 3, 1954
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

"CB" Smith Motors used cars

Description: Used car lot of "CB" Smith Motors. At distance is Safeway sign and store.
Date: June 6, 1955
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[People shopping at Price's Dress Shop]

Description: People shopping for dresses in Price's Dress Shop. There is also jewelry in display cases about the store.
Date: June 28, 1955
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Price's Dress Shop]

Description: The inside of Price's Dress Shop. There are many dresses and other clothing accessories along the wall. There are also jewelry display cases in the middle of the store.
Date: June 28, 1955
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[A man sitting in a hunting blind]

Description: A man sitting inside of a hunting blind. The blind has sticks over the top of it for camouflage.
Date: November 25, 1955
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library