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Austin Beverage Company

Description: Photograph of a JAX beer truck parked in front of Austin Beverage Company building which was located at 1923 E. 7th Street. Rex Shields was president of the company.
Date: November 7, 1949
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

A. C. Jones Home

Description: Postcard of the two-story Baroque architecture styled home of Mrs A. C. Jones located at 611 East Jones St. Philanthropist and supporter of local schools, Mrs. A.C. (Jane Field) Jones (1842-1918) built the house on this site after her husband Captain Jones’ death in 1906. Governors and other Texas leaders were welcomed here. Located on the hill where the college stands today, the first and much grander A.C. Jones home was sold to the John Flournoy and moved into town by mule and wagon. It stood facing Flournoy Park until it was razed in 1946.
Date: January 7, 1907
Partner: Bee County Historical Commission

David Barrow

Description: Photograph of a man seated on a sofa displaying an arrowhead collection. David B. Barrow was associated with The Barrow Company --Insurance, Real Estate, Investments and Notary Public -- 717 Brown Bldg.
Date: January 7, 1949
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Lyndon B. Johnson Visiting Lambshead Ranch During Fandangle]

Description: Photograph of President Lyndon Baines Johnson posing with Lady Bird Johnson and another man and woman during his visit to Lambshead Ranch, June 7, 1969. The visit coincided with the annual production of the Fort Griffin Fandangle, an outdoor musical about the history of Fort Griffin written by Robert Nail, in Albany, Texas. Johnson has linked arms with the woman to his left and is smiling at Lady Bird Johnson and the man, standing on his right. Johnson and the man are wearing scarves fastened by pins in the shape of Texas. Behind Johnson, onlookers are seated and standing among trees.
Date: June 7, 1969
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Lyndon B. Johnson Visiting Lambshead Ranch During Fandangle]

Description: Photograph of President Lyndon Baines Johnson posing with Lady Bird Johnson and another man and woman during his visit to Lambshead Ranch, June 7, 1969. The visit coincided with the annual production of the Fort Griffin Fandangle, an outdoor musical about the history of Fort Griffin written by Robert Nail, in Albany, Texas. Johnson is touching the arm of the woman on his left; Lady Bird and the man are standing to his right. Johnson and the man are wearing scarves fastened by pins in the shape of Texas. There are two microphones on stands in the foreground of the picture. Behind the group on the right are men wearing cowboy hats holding instruments. Onlookers are also standing behind Johnson among a grove of trees. "On the Pedernales -" is written along the bottom of the photo.
Date: June 7, 1969
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Lyndon B. Johnson with Horace Shelton]

Description: Photograph of a man in VFW uniform pinning a pin to the lapel of Lyndon B. Johnson. Two other men in uniform are standing with him as well. The photographer wrote the name "Horace Shelton" on the negative sleeve.
Date: August 7, 1944
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Man and Woman Walking Down Aisle]

Description: Photograph of a man wearing a suit and walking down an aisle with a woman wearing a dress. He is holding the arm of the woman. There are people seated in pews around them. On the negaive sleeve, the photographer wrote the name "Byron Cayne."
Date: July 7, 1941
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Man Standing at a Microphone]

Description: Photograph of a man standing before a crowd under a tarp. He is wearing glasses, a suit, and a tie with a central diagonal stripe. Two microphones are on either side of him. Adolfo López Mateos and Sam Rayburn are seated to the left.
Date: May 7, 1956
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

Men Posing for Picture

Description: Photograph of several men posing for a picture near Silverton, Texas on May 7, 1938. The men are, from left to right, Cole Taylor, Reid Brighton, Ed R. Porch, Bert Haigh, Dave Pennol, Carl Barnhart, Jimmie Day, Oscar Champion, and Jimmie Lowe.
Date: May 7, 1938
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame