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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 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

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

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

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

Bob Ott

Description: Photograph of man labeling ballot boxes. Robert Ott was the county district clerk.
Date: August 15, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Butler's Shoe Store]

Description: Photograph of a print of the Butler's Shoe Store in Houston.
Date: March 2, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Calderon-Mendoza Wedding

Description: Photograph of the bride and groom standing in front of the fireplace.
Date: February 11, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Calderon-Mendoza Wedding

Description: Bride and groom entering the church hall.
Date: February 11, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Calderon-Mendoza Wedding

Description: Photograph of the wedding party.
Date: February 11, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Calderon-Mendoza Wedding

Description: Photograph of bride, wearing wedding dress, seated on sofa.
Date: February 11, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Calderon-Mendoza Wedding

Description: Photograph of the wedding party and guests in front of St. Austin's Catholic Church. Newman Hall is in background to the right.
Date: February 11, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Calderon-Mendoza Wedding

Description: Photograph of the bride and groom cutting the wedding cake.
Date: February 11, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Capitol Chevrolet, Inc.

Description: Photograph of the exterior of the building with personnel standing in front.
Date: January 7, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library