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[Photograph of Fleet Berthing Facilities, Orange, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a fleet berthing facility near Orange, Texas. There is a large pier with several large boats on top and behind it. In the center of the peer is a large tower with cables. In the background is a tree-covered hill and in the foreground is a stretch of water. Typed across the bottom right hand corner is, "Brown and Root Inc. Contract NOy 13243, Fleet Berthing Facilities, Orange/Texas, View of Pier 1 From Pier 2, 8/2/46, NO 64".
Date: August 2, 1946
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Japanese surrender, September 2, 1945]

Description: Photograph of Japanese Foreign Minister Mamoru Shigemitsu signing the Instrument of Surrender aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay. Toshikazu Kase overlooks Shigemitsu's shoulder.
Date: September 2, 1945
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Deck of the USS Missouri on the day of Japan's surrender]

Description: Photograph relating to the signing of the Japanese Instrument of Surrender on the deck of the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay. Army and Navy officials watch on as dignitaries leave the deck.
Date: September 2, 1945
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[General Douglas MacArthur addresses dignitaries at the signing of the Japanese Surrender]

Description: Photograph relating to the signing of the Japanese Instrument of Surrender which ended WWII. General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Allied Commander, address the crowd at the beginning of the ceremony. Behind him from left to right stand: General Hsu Yung-Chang of China; Admiral Sir Bruce A. Fraser, Royal Navy; Lt. General Kuzma Derevyanko of the U.S.S.R.; and General Sir Thomas Blamey of Australia.
Date: September 2, 1945
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Military officers on the deck of the USS Missouri for the Japanese Surrender of WWII]

Description: Photograph relating to the signing of the Japanese Instrument of Surrender that ended WWII. Allied military officers stand on the deck of the USS Missouri. From left to right on the front row are: Lt. General Kuzma Derevyando of the U.S.S.R.; General Sir Thomas Blamey of Australia; Colonel Lawrence Moore Cosgrave of Canada; General Jacques LeClerc of France; Vice Admiral Conrad E.L. Helfrich of the Netherlands; and Air Vice Marshall Leonard M. Isitt of New Zealand.
Date: September 2, 1945
Creator: Kahl, Kalvin Henry
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Austin Street Railway Co.

Description: Austin Transit Bus headed for Country Club
Date: February 2, 1940
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Austin Street Railway Co.

Description: Line of buses parked outside near tracks
Date: February 2, 1940
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

A.C.T. Mime

Description: Mime from Cecil Hill's A.C.T. [Austin Civic Theater] theatrical group
Date: March 2, 1965
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Kodak Display - X-Ray Technology

Description: A Kodak display of X-ray technology
Date: May 2, 1964
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Great Western Auto Loans

Description: Exterior of Great Western Auto Loans neon sign, 604 Lavaca St.
Date: October 2, 1957
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Leander Limestone Corporation

Description: View of limestone processing plant. Cars and trucks parked around the plant.
Date: December 2, 1959
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Leander Limestone Corporation

Description: View of plant and processing equipment.
Date: December 2, 1959
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Leander Limestone Corporation

Description: View of quarry.
Date: December 2, 1959
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Leander Limestone Corporation

Description: View of limestone processing plant.
Date: December 2, 1959
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

V-Day Celebration

Description: Group of people seated at a ceremony at Memorial Stadium. Scoreboard is in background. One man on front row is in uniform.
Date: April 2, 1943
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

V-Day Celebration

Description: Mayor Tom Miller shaking hands with decorated soldier.
Date: April 2, 1943
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

V-Day Celebration

Description: Decorated soldier walking with assistance of man and woman at each side.
Date: April 2, 1943
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

V-Day Celebration

Description: Decorated soldier and woman seated next to another couple.
Date: April 2, 1943
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Mrs. O.P. 'Granny' Pearce's 90th Birthday Party]

Description: Photograph of Mrs. O.P. 'Granny' Pearce celebrating her 90th birthday at the First Christian Church on February 2, 1959. She passed away on July 14, 1961 at the age of 92.
Date: February 2, 1959
Creator: J.C. Watkins Photography
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur

[Granny Pearce's 90th Birthday Party]

Description: Photograph of Granny Pearce's 90th birthday party at the First Christian Church. Granny is sitting at the end of the table in front of her cake. The lady sitting on the left side at the front of the table is Mrs. C.E. Lauer. Also in the photograph is Mrs. Sadie Davis, Mrs. Youngblood, Mrs. Florence McDonald, Mrs. Mildred Smith, Kate Pearson, and Mrs. Powell (seating arrangement is unknown).
Date: February 2, 1959
Creator: J.C. Watkins Photography
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur

Ralph Beaton

Description: man outside Mobil gas station
Date: November 2, 1949
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Ralph Beaton

Description: Photograph of man in uniform and two other men standing on the northwest corner of the intersection of Congress Avenue and 1st Street in Austin, Texas.
Date: November 2, 1949
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Mrs Robison

Description: Woman seated
Date: August 2, 1949
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library