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1957 General Highway Map of Bosque County, Texas

Description: Official 1957 general highway map of Bosque County, Texas showing major state and county roads, streams and rivers, towns, and other landmarks.
Date: 1957
Creator: Texas State Highway Department
Item Type: Map
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

["The Ann Rutledge" in Springfield, Illinois]

Description: Gulf, Mobile and Ohio's "The Ann Rutledge" train No. 19 southbound, departing from Springfield, Illinois in 1957. Notice the State Capitol building behind the train.
Date: 1957
Creator: Peters, Walt
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Camp Wildurr]

Description: Photograph of Camp Wildurr and the many young people who attended the summer camp. There are a few personal messages and signatures on the back of the photograph.
Date: 1957
Creator: Business Men's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur

Swearingen Brothers, Inc. Edsel Dealership

Description: Exterior view of building at Swearingen Brothers Edsel Dealership which was located at 841 W. 6th Street. Also visible just down the street is Suber-McAngus Motors which was a used car dealership at 901 W. 6th Street.
Date: January 1, 1957
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Funeral of Albert Sneed

Description: Open casket shot of Albert Sneed, draped with an American flag, formerly of 1710 Maple Ave.
Date: January 6, 1957
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Funeral of Albert Sneed

Description: Group shot of Albert Sneed's family on porch deck at funeral
Date: January 6, 1957
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Jones Family in Legislature

Description: Democrat Texas Congressman from Austin, Obie Jones, with family sitting in legislature
Date: January 8, 1957
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Jones Family in Legislature

Description: Democrat Congressman from Austin, Obie Jones, standing with right hand raised with family in legislature
Date: January 8, 1957
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

North Austin Fire Station

Description: Exterior of North Austin Fire Station #16 at 7000 Reese Lane at its intersection with Cullen Avenue.
Date: January 10, 1957
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Mr. & Mrs. John Draper

Description: Mr. & Mrs. John Draper inside their living room at 4604 Horseshoe Bend
Date: January 19, 1957
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Mr. & Mrs. John Draper

Description: Mr. & Mrs. John Draper outside of house, next to outside door at 4604 Horseshoe Bend
Date: January 19, 1957
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Nash Hernandez Orchestra

Description: Group portrait of the Nash Hernandez Orchestra.
Date: January 19, 1957
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Restaurant interior

Description: Interior of snack bar at Restaurant
Date: January 22, 1957
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Alamo Hotel

Description: Exterior of Alamo Hotel, 400 W. 6th St.
Date: January 25, 1957
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Alamo Hotel

Description: Exterior view of The Alamo Hotel at 400 W. 6th Street. Kash-Karry Grocery sign is visible in background at left. Wesley's Distinctive Dry Cleaning storefront is visible to the right of the hotel. The cleaners was located at 606 Guadalupe.
Date: January 25, 1957
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Polaroid of woman and a dog]

Description: Photograph of an unknown woman (believed to be Principal Flavia Wignall) sitting on stool next to a dog. There is a bricked building behind the woman.
Date: February 1957
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Sam's Grocery

Description: Exterior of Sam's Grocery, owner Sam R Wood, 4805 Burnet Rd.
Date: February 3, 1957
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library