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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
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
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
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

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
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
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
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library