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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
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
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
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

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
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
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
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
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library