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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

[Student body, 1988-1989]

Description: Photograph of student body standing outside Kilian Hall at Concordia Lutheran College. Note shadow of Concordia cross in foreground
Date: [1988..1989]
Creator: Concordia Lutheran College
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Concordia University Texas

[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

[Billboard supporting Judge Yarborough for Governor]

Description: A billboard that states:"Now is the time, Yarborough for Governor." The billboard was created to support Judge Yarborough as a candidate for Governor. There are several automobiles parked in front of the billboard.
Date: unknown
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin 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

[A man and a woman in a kitchen preparing coffee]

Description: A man and a woman preparing coffee in a kitchen. They are both holding on to the coffee maker. They are both wearing glasses and work attire.
Date: October 20, 1966
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[A man and five women near the pool of the Imperial 400 Motel]

Description: A man, identified as Ray Sackett, wearing a suit standing with five women next to the pool at Imperial 400 Motel. Three of the women are wearing bathing suits, one woman is wearing a kilt, and one woman in a dress, is identified as Patricia Sackett. There is a large sign for the motel behind them.
Date: March 21, 1962
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Three men and a woman dressed in formal attire at an airport]

Description: Four people wearing formal wear at an airport. There are three men dressed in suits and one woman wearing a dress. A man and a woman in the group are conversing about an object that they are both holding. There is a plane in the background labeled "Braniff Internation Airways." A woman and a young boy are leaning against a railing in the background.
Date: May 14, 1961
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[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

[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

[The exterior of CB Smith Volkswagen Motors]

Description: Three men holding a piece of paper and standing next to CB Smith Volkswagen Motors. There are a few cars parked next to the sign advertisement. All three of the men are wearing suits.
Date: April 12, 1960
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

John Roberts Band

Description: Photograph of nine members of the Mello-Tones playing instruments at a function. Several guests are sitting in the background at right.
Date: November 22, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Streets, steps - 7th and Trinity

Description: Street scene with vehicles. Sign on building for Austin Gospel Tabernacle.
Date: January 24, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[A band called "The Mello-Tones"]

Description: "The Mello-Tones" playing an array of musical instruments. There is a table to the right of the photo with musical instruments on it. The men are all wearing dark suits.
Date: September 12, 1957
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[V.E. Sterzing singing with the Sterzing Orchestra]

Description: V. E. Sterzing singing along with the Sterzing Orchestra. Sterzing is singing into a microphone while the rest of the orchestra is playing several different musical instruments.
Date: March 30, 1957
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[A man loading cotton cake into a car]

Description: A man loading a large bag of cotton cake into a car. The cake is the solid that remains after the cottonseeds have had the oil pressed out of them.
Date: July 28, 1956
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

Johnny Ramos - Boxer

Description: Johnny Ramos, boxer. He has his hands taped up and is in a fighting stance. He is wearing boxing shorts and shoes.
Date: January 18, 1956
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library