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Gene Autry in Childress, Texas

Description: Photograph of a smiling Gene Autry dressed in a button-up shirt, cowboy hat and cowboy boots with a baseball glove on his hand behind his back. We see his left profile. Behind him is a large building with a large screened window on the right side of the frame, a screened door behind Mr. Autry, and three electricity gauge boxes. There is grass and weeds in front of the building.
Date: unknown
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[Bride Wearing a Wedding Dress]

Description: Photograph of a young woman, visible from the knees up, wearing a light-colored, lace wedding gown and veil with a crown. She is holding a small book or wrapped box in her hands. She is posed in front of a wall between two doors; the one on the left is open and a bedroom is visible in the background.
Date: December 20, 1952
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Arturo Toscanini NBC Symphony

Description: Photograph of a couple from the audience of a symphony performance. The man and woman are both dressed up; the woman is holding what appears to be a program. Other people are milling about behind them.
Date: April 29, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Shopping center with HEB, Allandale Village

Description: Photograph of a building with the name "H. E. B. Food Stores" on the sign across the roof. The photograph was taken from an empty parking lot in front of the store; the store windows have advertisements written across them. Several people are visible on the roof behind the sign letters and outside the side of the building.
Date: February 25, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library