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Capitol Fire, February 6, 1983
Photograph of Lt. Governor Hobby's library after it was destroyed by a fire in his apartment on February 6, 1983.
[Children's washtub band at Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farm]
Photograph of a washtub band consisting of at least nine young adults performing in a barn at Pioneer Farms. They wear homemade t-shirts that read "I'm a Singing Spark." Instruments consist of: three guitars, guitarron, banjo, washtub bass, and at least one tambourine.
[Crown on 6th Street, Halloween]
Photograph of crowds on 6th Street on Halloween. Various businesses and buildings line both sides of the street.
[Governor's Mansion]
Photograph of the front entrance of the Texas Governor's mansion taken after a recent snowfall.
Governor's Mansion, Austin, Texas
Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion front elevation, showing concrete entry steps and Texas RTHL medallion over the front door. Two signs on the front lawn on either side of the steps read "Mansion Closed." The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant here in 1982 was Governor Bill Clements. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.
[Jesus Olivares at Montopolis Recreation Center]
Photograph of Jesus Olivares standing in front of a brick wall with a sign reading "Montopolis Recreation Center."
[Man in Rain]
Photograph of a man running past gas pumps in heavy rain at a service station.
[Man walking in snow before Ranger statue at Texas State Capitol building]
Photograph of a man walking in the snow and carrying an umbrella to protect his uncovered head from snow flurries. He is in front of the Texas Ranger equestrian statue on the grounds of the Texas state capitol building. Light snow covers the sidewalk and ground, indicating this snowfall as the first.
[Men Saving Belongings from Flood Waters]
Photograph of "three residents carry(ing) a TV set out of a flooded house along Williamson Creek as heavy rains forced numerous creeks out of their banks."
[Parents and children visit turkeys at Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farms]
Photograph of a group of parents and small children visiting the turkey coop at Pioneer Farms. Two children and parent look into the turkey coop. A white turkey is walking toward the coop. Feed covers the ground.
Removing St. David's Bell Prior to Roof Repair
Photograph of a man operating a crane to remove the bell from St. David's Church.
[Station wagon pulls Jackie Gerber, skiing on snow]
Photograph of Jackie Gerber of Austin, trying to ski behind a car on the first snowfall in several years. About 3-4 inches fell in the area, causing the closure of schools and many businesses. The modified water skies used by Gerber didn't do too well on the dry snow.
[Young fishermen at Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farm]
Photograph of a family standing around a creek from which two children are fishing. The children, a boy between five and six years old and a girl between nine and twelve, hold fishing rods with lines cast into the water; a man sits on a log and watches. Other adults also stand on the creek bank.