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[Aerial view of Jefferson Chemical Plant]

Description: Aerial view of Jefferson Chemical Plant. Austin, Texas. Looking west. N. Lamar Blvd runs left to right in the center of picture. Airport Blvd merges into Lamar from lower left. Justin Lane also is on left, just above Airport. The Crestview neighborhood is the background, with Burnet Road running left to right in background. Brentwood School in the center left and on the upper left on school is the drive-in theater. [Cloud or dust like in the background is the area past Shoal Creek/Shoal Creek Blvd. The dust is possibly due to quarry work being done in the area. The tree area on the upper left is Northwest Park (section close to the cloud/dust/fog area)]
Date: March 7, 1951
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Aerial view of Lutheran Concordia College]

Description: An aerial view across Interstate 35 of Lutheran Concordia College. The campus is in the middle of a large residential area. North and center of the main campus building is the St. Paul's School and further left center is Lee School. On the far center right is the golf course.
Date: December 8, 1954
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Aerial View of Tarrytown Shopping Center]

Description: Aerial view of Tarrytown Shopping Center flanked on west by Exposition Blvd. and on the south by Windsor Rd. Austin, Texas.
Date: October 20, 1948
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Aerial View of the University of Texas Campus

Description: Aerial view of the University of Texas campus looking northwest with the University of Texas clocktower in the center of the frame.
Date: May 19, 1940
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

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

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

Aerials for Post Cards

Description: Aerial view of St. David's Hospital showing building, parking lot and part of the grounds.
Date: July 1956
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Aerials of area around Congress Avenue Bridge

Description: Aerial view of area around Congress Avenue Bridge facing the west. Other bridges and buildings are shown. The bridge in the foreground (eastmost bridge) is the Congress Ave bridge, and the 1st Street bridge and Lamar Blvd. bridge are also visible.
Date: January 30, 1962
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Air-mail]

Description: Photo of newspaper delivered by airplane. Austin, Texas.
Date: December 2, 1948
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Airplane

Description: Pierce with three unknown men in a small one-propeller plane. The plane's propeller is spinning and it is outside of a hanger. More planes and a few cars are visible in the background.
Date: January 20, 1941
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Alexander and Sharp Being Sworn In

Description: Photograph taken during the swearing in of Alexander and Sharp as Supreme Court of Texas judges. Only one man is shown in the photograph and it is unknown whether he is Alexander or Sharp.
Date: January 1, 1941
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Alexander and Sharp Being Sworn In

Description: Photograph taken during the swearing in of Alexander and Sharp as Supreme Court of Texas judges. Only one man is shown in the photograph and it is unknown whether he is Alexander or Sharp.
Date: January 1, 1941
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[All-Black School]

Description: Photo of an All-Black School, known at that time as the "Negro School". Austin, Texas.
Date: January 13, 1948
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Allandale Village Shopping Center

Description: View of the Allandale Village Shopping Center from the parking lot of The Frisco restaurant; The Frisco restaurant's sign is visible in the foreground. An H.E.B. Food Store and the Mosely's Allandale Cafeteria are visible in the shopping center.
Date: September 18, 1954
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Alpha Xi Delta Group Photo

Description: Color group photo of the Alpha Xi Delta sorority; individuals are unidentified.
Date: October 14, 1964
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[American Legion Building]

Description: Street view of an American Legion Building. Austin, Texas.
Date: September 14, 1953
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin 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