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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

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

[Boys Volleyball Team]

Description: Photograph of the Lower Valley School boys' volleyball team. The boys are standing and kneeling in two rows. The second boy from the left in the back row is Paul Gleitz, and the third boy is Harvey Seiler. In the front row are Andrew Friesenhahn, Clayton Stolte, Kenneth Reinhard, unknown and LeeJay Baumann(?).
Date: 1953?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Brown Derby]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the Brown Derby, a bar and hotel on 648 Procter Street. An awning hangs from the building, and signs on it say "Coca-Cola" and "Brown Derby." In the foreground, there is a woman standing on the sidewalk and cars parked along the curb.
Date: 1951~
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[A Bull Under Trees]

Description: Photograph of a bull standing underneath oak trees. Fencing and a dirt road are visible behind the animal.
Date: September 23, 1954
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Bunnies]

Description: Photograph of two Lower Valley Students in rabbit costumes. The student on the left is wearing a blue rabbit costume and the student on the right is wearing a pink rabbit costume. They are kneeling on the ground and looking over their shoulders.
Date: May 22, 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[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