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Memorial Stadium

Description: Color view of one side of Memorial Stadium shot from the stands looking north. the pressbox is being demolished with the major addition of seating on west side. Building in center is UT law school, bldg on right is St. David's hospital. On the far right you can see construction of the LBJ Library.
Date: January 1970
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Photograph of Men Planting a Pecan Tree]

Description: Photograph of two unidentified men planting a pecan tree at the state Capitol. All of the men are wearing suits, including the one holding the tree upright; the man next to him is bending over shoveling some dirt.
Date: unknown
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Photograph of Men Planting a Pecan Tree]

Description: Photograph of two unidentified men plant a pecan tree at the Capital; all of the men are wearing suits while planting, and one man is holding the tree up while another is digging and piling dirt into the hole.
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

Joey's Fine Foods

Description: Exterior view of Joey's Fine Foods restaurant at 1411 W. Ben White Blvd. There are cacti in the foreground. Demolished.
Date: October 24, 1969
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Aerial View of Town Lake

Description: Aerial view of Town Lake looking north. Congress bridge on far right, South First Bridge mid-center and railroad bridge far left. The Auditorium (later known as Palmer Event Center and now Long Center) in center foreground, Disch Field lower left with the Coliseum next to the field.
Date: November 1968
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Aerial View of Town Lake

Description: Aerial view of Town Lake looking north.
Date: November 1968
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Aerial View of Town Lake

Description: Aerial view. Downtown Austin. Congress Avenue in center, the Driskill Hotel on the lower left, the Brown building upper right. Fifth street on the left and Eight Street on the right.
Date: November 1968
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Facade of building - drawing

Description: Drawing of the front of a store. Sign says French Bootery.
Date: July 17, 1968
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Aerial View of Town Lake

Description: Aerial view of Town Lake looking northwest. Riverside drive in center. Fish hatchery on the north side of the Colorado river and east of IH 35.
Date: May 20, 1968
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Two Unidentified Men at a Drill Press

Description: One unidentified man holding a white piece of paper talks to another unidentified man who is sitting in front of and operating a large drill press.
Date: May 1, 1968
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

IBM Plant Construction Site

Description: Interior view of an IBM plant still under construction, located at Burnet Rd. and Kramer Ln. This plant originally built Selectric typewriters.
Date: 1968
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

R.H. James Turkey Ranch

Description: Aerial view of R.H. James turkey ranch and surrounding area.
Date: December 20, 1966
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Exterior of House at 2005 Scenic Drive

Description: Exterior of a house at 2005 Scenic Drive. The house is set back away from the street which is visible in the foreground and is surrounded by foliage.
Date: December 3, 1966
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

St. Edwards University Girls Dormitory

Description: The foreground is occupied by a large tree on the right side of the frame. In the center of the frame is the girls dormitory at St. Edwards University. A small group of men playing soccer in the field between the tree and the dormitory are also visible.
Date: November 15, 1966
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

St. Edwards University Girls Dormitory

Description: Exterior view of the girls dormitory at St. Edwards University. A car is parked in the parking lot in the foreground and an unidentified man is digging with a shovel in the dirt on the right side of the frame.
Date: November 15, 1966
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

John Connally looks at a Turkey

Description: John Connally looks at a turkey with three unidentified men in his office.
Date: November 4, 1966
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library