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Arnold Chote and Buggy

Description: Man sitting in a horse-drawn buggy on a city street. Arnold Chote was the County Commissioner for Precinct 1 according to the Austin City Directory for 1942.
Date: February 3, 1942
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Mr. Ralston

Description: Mom and dad with two girls and an infant on couch. John M. Ralston is listed in the 1949 Austin City Directory as Supervisor, Texas Employment Commission. He and his wife, Josephine, lived at 2206 Stamford Lane.
Date: February 3, 1949
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Exterior of church

Description: Photograph of a church building, viewed from an intersection. The church is a single-story brick building with vaulted ceiling and a tall, square tower above the entrance. A smaller, long building is visible behind the main church. At the corner, there is a church sign with a bell above the text.
Date: August 3, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Disch Baseball Field (aerial view)

Description: Aerial view of Disch Baseball Field, looking west. The round-top building to right of the field is the City Coliseum (built from an unused, unassembled surplus B29 hangar bought in 1945 at a government auction at Camp Normoyle in San Antonio). Road on left side of stadium is Barton Springs Rd., Road at right is Riverside Dr., formerly Robert E. Lee Rd. The westmost road/bridge is Lamar Blvd.
Date: July 3, 1954
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library