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[A Woman and Watt Matthews Standing in Front of Cars]

Description: Photograph of a woman and Watt Matthews posing for a photo in front of two cars. The woman is holding a fur coat and wears a sun hat, sunglasses, and a brown blouse and skirt. Matthews is wearing a hat and a brown two piece suit. He is holding a picnic basket in his left hand and an umbrella in his right. They are standing in a parking lot in front of an obscured man, cars, and a flat roofed building.
Date: February 26, 1954
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

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

John Ben Shepperd Swearing-In Ceremony

Description: Photograph of John Ben Shepperd being sworn in as Texas Secretary of State. Governor Allan Shivers, who appointed him, stands beside him. Shepperd was later elected as Texas Attorney General and served in that position from 1953-1957.
Date: February 16, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Warren Neal

Description: Photograph of a smiling man. Warren Neal is listed in the Austin City Directory as a salesman for Remington Rand. He resided at 3100 Speedway.
Date: February 7, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library