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[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

[A woman with books at Capital Archives]

Description: A woman looking through a stack of books at Capital Archives. One of the books is entitled "In Our Image." The woman is wearing a dark suit.
Date: c. 1945
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin 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

[An employee of the Presley Service Department]

Description: A photo of an employee of Presley Service Department. The man is wearing a white Presley shirt with a tie. There are automobiles outside the window to the right of the photo.
Date: December 1, 1955
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[A group of people from the U.S.O. riding in a Buick Roadmaster]

Description: A group of people from the United Service Organizations. They are riding in a Buick Roadmaster. There is a large flag behind them that says "USO", and the side of the car states "USO, Serving the Armed Forces."
Date: October 10, 1955
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[A man in a Sinclair uniform]

Description: A man dressed in a Sinclair uniform. He is standing in front of many Sinclair automotive products.
Date: August 17, 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