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Shriners giving Christmas gifts

Description: Photograph of several members of the Shriners organization handing out Christmas gifts to children. There are four men wearing suits and hats with the Shriners logo. Several children of various ages are seated in chairs or wheelchairs; Illustrious Imperial Potentate Andrew A. D. Rahn is handing a gift to acrippled African-American child on the right side of the image. A woman in a nurse's uniform is in the back of the photo, near several wall lockers.
Date: December 15, 1956
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Shriners giving Christmas gifts

Description: Group of Masons (Shriners) from the Ben Hur temple give gifts to polio-stricken children, Illustrious Imperial Potentate Andrew A. D. Rahn stands on far right, Illustrious Potentate Bascom Giles second to the left
Date: December 15, 1956
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Lamar Bridge Dedication - Its Initial Opening

Description: Photograph of the groundbreaking ceremony for the Lamar Street Bridge? [Photo is misidentified as opening ceremony of bridge. Date is July 15, 1942, which is date of opening of bridge, but people are wearing overcoats and holding shovels.] Man holding shovel furthest to the right is Mayor Tom Miller.
Date: July 15, 1942
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library