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Austin Aerials - TEC Building

Description: Aerial shot of steel frame structure of TEC building. Brazos St is on the lower right and 14th on the lower left. The Swedish Central Methodist Church (State purchased and demolished in the 1950s, as state administration grew and government complex spread). In the center of photograph note steeple of Gethsemane Lutheran Church (15th and Congress; above the TEC building), to the left St. Austin's Catholic Church steeple (20th and Guadalupe) and the Goodall Wooten Dormitory to the right. The University campus on the top right.
Date: January 1, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Austin Aerials - TEC Building

Description: Aerial shot of cranes and scaffolding at TEC construction site. 15th Street running left to right in center of photograph. Brazos St on the lower right and 14th on the lower left. The back of the Swedish Central Methodist Church (State purchased and demolished in the 1950s, as state administration grew and government complex spread). The University campus on the top right.
Date: January 1, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Austin Aerials - TEC Building

Description: Aerial shot of finished TEC Building. Brazos St on the lower right and 14th on the lower left. The Swedish Central Methodist Church (State purchased and demolished in the 1950s, as state administration grew and government complex spread). The University Tower in the background.
Date: January 1, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Blizzard in the Chicago Station]

Description: One of the most unique of all railroad photographs: It is a January night in 1958 and a blizzard-snowstorm rages in the "Windy City". This scene is in the yards - the Chicago and North Western Railway's Chicago passenger station is visible in the background. Observe the gas jets which are keeping switches from being frozen.
Date: January 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Blue Bird" near St. Louis, Missouri]

Description: Wabash Railroad's famous streamliner "Blue Bird" train No. 24 northbound, powered by diesel locomotive No. 1002 with domes on Pullman cars and coaches. glides through beautiful Forest Park, St. Louis, enroute to Chicago.
Date: c. 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Boneheads" Working in the Community]

Description: Photograph of an explorer scout troop, known as the "Bonehead Boys", putting up signs in an open field. The men and boys are standing around a newly put up sign labeled "Childress & Baylor Lakes".
Date: 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

Checker Cab & Yellow Cab

Description: Shot of competing Checker & Yellow Cab parked nearby the Texas State Capitol
Date: April 15, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Children's home

Description: Mrs. Bob Hunt leads children as they prepare to watch television
Date: July 7, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Crowning Queen Homecoming Night

Description: Homecoming Queen and King pictured together at Anderson High School
Date: November 19, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

["The Cyrus K. Holliday" near Dodge City, Kansas]

Description: The Cyrus K. Holliday, built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1880, is shown under steam for a special event on the Larned Branch of the Santa Fe Railway near Dodge City, Kansas, 1958.
Date: 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

Family photos

Description: Woman standing in bedroom
Date: September 3, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Family photos

Description: Mrs. R. L. Sparrow sitting for a pose in a chair
Date: September 3, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Family photos

Description: Man sitting on couch, warning dog
Date: September 3, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Family photos

Description: Three people sitting on a couch
Date: September 3, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Family photos

Description: Man on couch chiding dog
Date: September 3, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Family photos

Description: Man with hat standing in the bedroom
Date: September 3, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Flower Girl

Description: Bertha Black - flower girl at Coleman wedding
Date: August 10, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library