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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
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
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Bride Wearing a Wedding Dress]

Description: Photograph of a young woman, visible from the knees up, wearing a light-colored, lace wedding gown and veil with a crown. She is holding a small book or wrapped box in her hands. She is posed in front of a wall between two doors; the one on the left is open and a bedroom is visible in the background.
Date: December 20, 1952
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Kiddieland Park

Description: Photograph of Kiddieland Park in Austin, Texas. There is a wooden structure with a sign that says "Kiddie Dude Ranch" and benches to the right. A small train full of passengers is passing by. To the far left, an automobile is partially visible and there are trees, tents, and other attractions in the background.
Date: June 20, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Kiddieland Park

Description: Photograph of Kiddieland Park in Austin, Texas. The aerial view shows the carousel and other rides with various buildings and trees in the background. There are people sitting on benches, walking around the park, and watching the rides.
Date: June 20, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

National Electrical Contractors' Association

Description: Exterior view of office. Sign on door reads: "National Electrical Contractors' Association Central Texas Chapter, Inc." This office had two locations in 1952 -- 1709 San Antonio and 706 West Avenue. The West Avenue address was the later address so this is probably the West Avenue location.
Date: November 20, 1952
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Texas Bus Lines

Description: Wide shot photograph of a large group of people standing in a line on the street in front of three Texas Bus Lines buses. They are at the intersection of San Jacinto and 24th streets, in front of the Texas Natural History Museum at the University of Texas campus. A sculpture with several horses and a staircase leading up to the stone building are visible behind them.
Date: March 20, 1956
Creator: Douglass, Neal
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Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library