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Abe Hendrickson on Rig

Description: Photograph of Abe Hendrickson standing on the Landreth No. 1 Kirk well in Gaines County, Texas in 1936.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Armistice Day Celebration]

Description: Photograph of a group of men at the Armistice Day celebration at Pleasure Island. The men are standing in a row, and some are wearing military uniforms, and some men are holding American flags. In the background, there is a metal structure. Text at the bottom-right of the photograph says "'Armistice Day' November 11, 1921."
Date: November 11, 1931
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

Austin -- Aerial Views

Description: Aerial View. Facing toward South Austin. Congress on far right, East Avenue on far left and San Jancinto and Trinity Streets in the middle. 14th Street in foreground running left to right (note Waller Creek and single road bridge). To the top is 12th St. (note double road bridge); the neighborhood to the right including Neches and up to Trinity St and from 12th to 14th will become Waterloo Park. The Austin Longitude Station is to the left of the Capitol (note double stacks). The first Austin High School campus is located between Neches and Trinity in the far center of the photograph.
Date: January 1, 1937
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Austin -- Aerial Views

Description: Aerial view of the state capitol and surrounding neighborhoods. The view is looking south past the main fountain, South Mall and down University Avenue toward the capitol from the University of Texas Tower.
Date: January 1, 1937
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Austin -- Aerial Views

Description: Aerial view of the Austin State Hospital grounds. The large white structure with two domes, or cupolas, on top is the first asylum built west of the Mississippi river.
Date: January 1, 1937
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Austin -- Aerial Views

Description: Aerial view. The large building in the center of the photograph is The Scottish Rite Dormitory at 201 W. 27th Street and to the top is Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Red River is the street running in the background from left to right. 32nd St intersects Red River on the upper right. Note the carline on Guadalupe and 27th St on bottom right. The neighborhood in the center left is Grooms Addition.
Date: January 1, 1937
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Austin -- Aerial Views

Description: Aerial view looking south from The University of Texas campus toward the state capitol with University Avenue in the center.
Date: January 1, 1937
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Austin High School Maroons

Description: Photograph of young man in football uniform. Believed to be House Park Stadium.
Date: December 6, 1936
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Austin High School Maroons -- Football Photos

Description: Three Austin High School Maroon football players pose at House Park. Player in the middle, #33, is Travis Raven, who later coached at Austin High School and won three state football championships as head football coach at Reagan High School in Austin. He also served as Athletic Director of The Austin Independent School District.
Date: December 6, 1939
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library