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Austin Aerials - TEC Building

Description: Aerial shot of steel frame structure of TEC building. Brazos St is on the lower right and 14th on the lower left. The Swedish Central Methodist Church (State purchased and demolished in the 1950s, as state administration grew and government complex spread). In the center of photograph note steeple of Gethsemane Lutheran Church (15th and Congress; above the TEC building), to the left St. Austin's Catholic Church steeple (20th and Guadalupe) and the Goodall Wooten Dormitory to the right. The University campus on the top right.
Date: January 1, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Austin Aerials - TEC Building

Description: Aerial shot of cranes and scaffolding at TEC construction site. 15th Street running left to right in center of photograph. Brazos St on the lower right and 14th on the lower left. The back of the Swedish Central Methodist Church (State purchased and demolished in the 1950s, as state administration grew and government complex spread). The University campus on the top right.
Date: January 1, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Austin Aerials - TEC Building

Description: Aerial shot of finished TEC Building. Brazos St on the lower right and 14th on the lower left. The Swedish Central Methodist Church (State purchased and demolished in the 1950s, as state administration grew and government complex spread). The University Tower in the background.
Date: January 1, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Blizzard in the Chicago Station]

Description: One of the most unique of all railroad photographs: It is a January night in 1958 and a blizzard-snowstorm rages in the "Windy City". This scene is in the yards - the Chicago and North Western Railway's Chicago passenger station is visible in the background. Observe the gas jets which are keeping switches from being frozen.
Date: January 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Boneheads" Working in the Community]

Description: Photograph of an explorer scout troop, known as the "Bonehead Boys", putting up signs in an open field. The men and boys are standing around a newly put up sign labeled "Childress & Baylor Lakes".
Date: 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

["The Cyrus K. Holliday" near Dodge City, Kansas]

Description: The Cyrus K. Holliday, built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1880, is shown under steam for a special event on the Larned Branch of the Santa Fe Railway near Dodge City, Kansas, 1958.
Date: 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Hiawatha" Luxury Train]

Description: Among the greatest luxury passenger trains operated in this nation were the Milwaukee Road's "Morning" and "Afternoon" Hiawathas, providing convenient and fast service between Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Minneapolis. In this scene, a Hiawatha speeds over the route.
Date: 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Observation Car on the Hiawatha]

Description: Interior view of the Milwaukee Road's observation parlor car with sky-top lounge having a 90% transparent area dome that forms an aero-dynamic terminating shape for the end of the train. This scene is aboard the "Afternoon Hiawatha", train No. 2 southbound, enroute from Minneapolis to Chicago.
Date: 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

University Baptist Church

Description: Picture bulletin of missionaries from the church, 2130 Guadalupe
Date: January 1, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

University Baptist Church

Description: Pictures of founders, deacons, bible chairs & pastors inside church, 2130 Guadalupe
Date: January 1, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

University Baptist Church

Description: "50 Years of Service" banner seen above staircase inside church, 2130 Guadalupe
Date: January 1, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

UT Austin Tower, South Mall

Description: One elderly woman and five young men examine a book in the UT Tower
Date: January 1, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

UT Austin Tower, South Mall

Description: View looking south of UT Tower on South Mall, facing further on to Downtown Austin
Date: January 1, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

UT Austin Tower, South Mall

Description: Men in discussion at table, probably administrators
Date: January 1, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

UT Austin Tower, South Mall

Description: Man and woman standing in library in front of painting
Date: January 1, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Menu from the "Electro-Liner"]

Description: Menu from the Chicago, North Shore and Milwaukee Railway's "Electro-Liner" train No. 805, northbound enroute to Milwaukee.
Date: April 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Multi-story home]

Description: Photograph of the Bancroft-Lea Home. The home has two chimneys and ionic columns.
Date: April 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Checker Cab & Yellow Cab

Description: Shot of competing Checker & Yellow Cab parked nearby the Texas State Capitol
Date: April 15, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library