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50000th Telephone in Austin

Description: Woman talking on telephone, men standing and smiling
Date: January 1, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Aerial views

Description: Looking NW from about the north approach from Lamar bridge. At the lower right, RR tracks cross Lamar Blvd. and note the RR Depot in the mid center of photograph and the water tank toward the bottom left. West 6th St runs in the center from left to right.
Date: April 18, 1950
Creator: Douglass, neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Aerial views - East Avenue Highway

Description: Aerial photograph of downtown Austin. The photograph shows a view of downtown Austin from East Avenue highway during the construction of IH 35. The intersection is Airport Boulevard on the foreground, with the golf course on the right hand side in the middle of the photo, which later became Hancock Center, the first shopping center in Austin.
Date: September 20, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Aerial views - East Avenue Highway

Description: Aerial view of neighborhood south of the University of Texas in foreground, with the University Campus in the center and the Capitol and downtown visible above Texas Memorial Stadium. Red River Street is prominent in the frame.
Date: September 20, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Aerial views - East Avenue Highway

Description: Aerial view of State Capitol and north downtown, looking north to the University of Texas. East Avenue on the far right corner of the photograph.
Date: September 20, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Arturo Toscanini NBC Symphony

Description: Photograph of a man in a suit; he's holding a piece of paper in one hand and has his other hand on a trunk lid that is covered in writing and stickers. Behind him, musicians seem to be tuning various instruments. They appear to be in a gymnasium; a basketball hoop is visible on the wall to the left.
Date: April 29, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Arturo Toscanini NBC Symphony

Description: Photograph of a couple from the audience of a symphony performance. The man and woman are both dressed up; the woman is holding what appears to be a program. Other people are milling about behind them.
Date: April 29, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Arturo Toscanini NBC Symphony

Description: Photograph of a musician from the NBC Symphony adjusting his suit jacket.
Date: April 29, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Arturo Toscanini NBC Symphony

Description: Photograph of a musician wearing a suit. He is reaching into a suit jacket hanging on the wall behind him. There is an instrument case on the floor next to him and various other objects are partially visible.
Date: April 29, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Arturo Toscanini NBC Symphony

Description: Photograph of two musicians from the NBC Symphony practicing together. The man on the left is playing a trumpet and the man on the right is playing a violin. They appear to be in a gymnasium; a basketball hoop is on the wall behind them. Other people are also visible in the background.
Date: April 29, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Arturo Toscanini NBC Symphony

Description: Photograph of a man, seated on a bench, playing a violin. There are several suit jackets hanging on the wall behind him.
Date: April 29, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Arturo Toscanini NBC Symphony

Description: Photograph of a group people moving packed-up instruments and musical equipment from the NBC Symphony. They appear to be inside a gymnasium; a basketball hoop is on the wall to the left.
Date: April 29, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Arturo Toscanini NBC Symphony

Description: Photograph of two men wearing suits. They are holding a director's baton in a box; it appears that the baton is being presented to one of the men. Another man and instrument cases are partially visible in the background.
Date: April 29, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Arturo Toscanini NBC Symphony

Description: Photograph of a musician from the NBC Symphony standing in front of a window. He is holding a horn instrument under one arm and resting the other on a trunk. A ladder and various other objects are visible around the man.
Date: April 29, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Arturo Toscanini NBC Symphony

Description: Photograph of a man seated with a cello. The musician is dressed in a suit and has a coat on the back of the his chair. Other people and instrument cases are partially visible around him.
Date: April 29, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library