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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

Beverly Sheffield

Description: Man seated at desk writing. Beverly Sheffield served as Director of Austin Parks and Recreation Department for many years. In 1947 when this photo was taken, he was Supervisor of Deep Eddy Bathing Beach.
Date: July 25, 1947
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Beverly Sheffield

Description: Man sitting at desk talking on the telephone. Beverly Sheffield is listed as being Supervisor of Deep Eddy Bathing Beach in the 1947 City Directory. He later served for many years as Director of Austin Parks and Recreation Department.
Date: July 25, 1947
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library