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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

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

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

Green Acres Miniature Golf Course

Description: View of the Green Acres Miniature Golf course at 8695 Burnet Rd. Fountains and fairways are shown along with a miniature windmill.
Date: July 16, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Guadalupe St.

Description: Looking north on Guadalupe St. from 30th St., picture taken for Joel Aldridge, Texas Casualty Insurance Co.
Date: July 3, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Inspecting main railroad trestle

Description: Man hunched over repairing railroad main trestle while man in foreground latches on
Date: October 4, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Nash Rambler

Description: Exterior shot of store window of Nash Rambler auto sales. Located on Congress Avenue.
Date: July 7, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library