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Wedding Cake

Description: Photograph of a three-tiered wedding cake, decorated with roses and sprigs of flowers. A bride-and-groom figurine is on top, beneath an arbor of the flower sprigs. The cake is on a table, sitting on top of decorative tulle; plates, glasses, and forks are also visible on the table.
Date: December 27, 1963
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Kiddieland Park

Description: Photograph of Kiddieland Park in Austin, Texas. There is a wooden structure with a sign that says "Kiddie Dude Ranch" and benches to the right. A small train full of passengers is passing by. To the far left, an automobile is partially visible and there are trees, tents, and other attractions in the background.
Date: June 20, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Kiddieland Park

Description: Photograph of Kiddieland Park in Austin, Texas. The aerial view shows the carousel and other rides with various buildings and trees in the background. There are people sitting on benches, walking around the park, and watching the rides.
Date: June 20, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Board Room Meeting

Description: Photograph of seven men and a woman seated around a board room table during a meeting. There are stacks of paper on the table and maps hanging on the walls behind them.
Date: January 4, 1956
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Texas Bus Lines

Description: Wide shot photograph of a large group of people standing in a line on the street in front of three Texas Bus Lines buses. They are at the intersection of San Jacinto and 24th streets, in front of the Texas Natural History Museum at the University of Texas campus. A sculpture with several horses and a staircase leading up to the stone building are visible behind them.
Date: March 20, 1956
Creator: Douglass, Neal
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Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

W. E. Pigford

Description: Photograph of W. E. Pigford, the principal of Anderson High School, seated behind his desk. He is holding a pencil to a pad of paper in his right hand. A name plate and various items are visible on his desk.
Date: unknown
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Female Singer]

Description: Photograph of an African-American woman wearing a light-colored floral dress, standing at a microphone. Several people are visible in the background, including several accompanying band members holding instruments and audience members seated at a table.
Date: October 7, 1955
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Shriners giving Christmas gifts

Description: Photograph of several members of the Shriners organization handing out Christmas gifts to children. There are four men wearing suits and hats with the Shriners logo. Several children of various ages are seated in chairs or wheelchairs; Illustrious Imperial Potentate Andrew A. D. Rahn is handing a gift to acrippled African-American child on the right side of the image. A woman in a nurse's uniform is in the back of the photo, near several wall lockers.
Date: December 15, 1956
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Outdoor Reception, Fashion Show and Buffet

Description: Photograph of two women wearing pastel-colored dresses, seated around a round table on a lawn. The table has a pink tablecloth and an umbrella with pink and blue striped fabric; there are dishes at several places around the table. A stone wall and strubs are visible behind them.
Date: January 1, 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The Great Flood

Description: Photograph of the intersection of Riverview and Canadian streets underwater during a flood in Austin, Texas. A partially-submerged building is visible on the left and a mailbox is near the center of the image. There is a post with street signs on the top that say "Riverview St 2200" and "Canadian St. 30." The rest of the area is under water and there are partially-submerged trees around the street area and in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The Great Flood

Description: Photograph of the exterior of partially-submerged businesses at Riverside and Congress streets in Austin, Texas, including the Night Hawk Cafe #1 and other buildings in the background. Two men are standing outside the cafe, waist-deep in the water.
Date: unknown
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The Great Flood

Description: Photograph of a flooded street and houses at Riverview Street in Austin, Texas. A wooden fence is visible in the foreground of the image; behind it, there are partially-submerged buildings and posts including a street sight that says "Riverview St 2200."
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library