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[Adolfo Mateos Addressing Press]

Description: Photograph of Adolfo Mateos standing at a podium under a canopy and addressing members of the press. Behind this group lies a river and trees.
Date: October 22, 1959
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Adolfo Mateos Strumming a Guitar]

Description: Photograph of Adolfo Mateos strumming a guitar while sitting at an outdoor picnic table. He is sitting with a group of people that includes Harry S. Truman (left), Sam Rayburn (left, sitting behind a seated woman), Lyndon Johnson (obscured behind Mateos), and Lady Bird Johnson (seated right). The picnic table is topped with glasses, tea cups, and a pair of sunglasses.
Date: October 22, 1959
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

Aerial View of Downtown Austin

Description: Aerial view of downtown Austin looking west. Driskill Hotel is on left.
Date: January 15, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Aerial View of Downtown Austin

Description: Downtown Austin seen from the air. Looking south towards the river.
Date: January 15, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Aerial View of Downtown Austin

Description: Austin High School (first campus - note semicircular part of building) on the top right of the Stephen F. Austin Hotel and to the top left of the St. David's Episcopal Church (top of Driskill Hotel). The roof top of St. Mary's Academy is noticible between Stephen F Austin Hotel and St. David's Episcopal Church. Left center on 7th Street and Lavaca two churches visible First Presbyterian Church (Original Site) on top and Cumberland Presbyterian on bottom (sold in 1955).
Date: January 15, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Aerial View of Port Arthur]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of buildings and streets in Port Arthur. In the foreground, there is a view of Kansas City Southern Railway. On the right side of the photograph, there is a body of water.
Date: 1952~
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Aerial View of Procter Street]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of Procter Street in Port Arthur, Texas. Buildings, trees, and other streets are also visible. In the lower center of the photograph, the building is identified as the K. C. S. Depot.
Date: 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

Aerial View of the Concordia Neighborhood

Description: An aerial view of Concordia and surround neighborhood. Concordia campus on upper left and Lee School in the center background. 38th St [Now 38 1/2] last street on the right and East Avenue running from center left, by Concordia grounds, to center right.
Date: January 15, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Airplane Flying

Description: Negative of an airplane flying over Odessa, Texas during a military parade in 1956. The building on the left side of the picture is the Ector County courthouse.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Austin Country Club

Description: Photograph of sitting area.
Date: February 10, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Austin Country Club]

Description: Photograph of the interior spaces of the Austin Country Club off Riverside Drive, east of the city.
Date: February 10, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Back View of Water Treatment Plant]

Description: Photograph of a back exterior view of a Port Arthur Water Treatment Plant. In front of the buildings, there is a 100,000 gallon elevated storage tank. In the foreground, there are three sets of railroad tracks.
Date: 1951
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Barbecue at LBJ Ranch During President Adolfo Mateos Visit]

Description: Photograph of people outdoors at a picnic table covered with food, drinks, and a cowboy hat. Two women (one of whom has a purse) sit to the left. Harry S. Truman turns to look at a man wearing a cowboy hat and holding a guitar. Sam Rayburn has his arm around a woman and looks toward Truman. Another woman sits to the right. Lyndon Johnson is standing over Truman.
Date: October 22, 1959
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

Bascom Giles

Description: Photograph of Bascom Giles signing a document. Giles was Texas Land Commissioner from 1931-1955.
Date: February 20, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Bascom Giles

Description: Photograph of Bascom Giles holding an old ledger and a map of Gregg County.
Date: February 20, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Baseball Team]

Description: Photograph of the Lower Valley School baseball team posing with a trophy. In the back row are Alfred Seiler, Amada Frias, Harvey Seiler, Paul Gleilz and Roland Mueller. In the front row are James Stolte, Melvin Katt, Mr. Watts and Franklin Shotie.
Date: 1954
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

Ben Hur Temple Benefit Football Game

Description: Photograph of an announcement for the 9th annual benefit game for Crippled Children's Clinic sponsored by the Ben Hur Shrine Temple. The game was played between the Texas freshmen and the A&M freshmen and was held at Memorial Stadium on November 19, 1955.
Date: November 8, 1955
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Birthday Party

Description: Photograph of elderly man seated at table with birthday cake. Birthday party was for 104-year-old man, Thomas Riddle.
Date: April 16, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Blanton's Laundry]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Blanton's Laundry on 1313 Procter Street. The building is two stories high, and signs on it say "Blanton's Laundry 20% Cash & Carry," "Fur Storage Dry Cleaning," and 19 Blanton's 39." A sign on a building to the left says "Pacific Finance Loans." Cars are parked outside of Blanton's Laundry.
Date: 1952
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library