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2-J Hamburger [Interior]

Description: Photograph of interior of 2-J Hamburger at North Lamar and 40th streets in Austin, Texas. The overhead view shows male kitchen workers preparing burgers on the left, female workers bagging orders and cashiering in the center, and the customers ordering at the counter on the right. The back of a large menu hanging from the ceiling is visible on the right above the customers. Cars are visible in the parking lot, seen through the windows. The male employees wear white pants, white shirts, and white paper caps that say "2-J". The female workers wear white dresses with name badges. There are both Caucasian and African-American employees.
Date: August 10, 1960
Creator: Douglass, Neal

2-J Hamburgers

Description: Photograph of 2-J Hamburgers in Austin, Texas. A large sign reading "2-J / Hamburgers / Over 6 million sold" is visible on the left side of the image and the restaurant is visible on the right. A parking lot surrounding the restaurant is full of cars. Crowds of people are lined up to order food at the windows. On the left side of the roof of the restaurant there is a large model of a man in a white suit with white hair who holds a sign reading "Colonel / Sanders / Recipe." Across the top of the restaurant is a neon sign reading "Kentucky Fried Chicken / Hamburgers."
Date: 1960
Creator: Douglass, Neal

[4-H Camp]

Description: Photograph of large tents in a park surrounded with trees. According to a handwritten note on the back of the photo, it was taken during a 4-H camp.
Date: 1946~
Creator: Ross Studio

[4-H Club]

Description: Photograph of a group of young men and boys from 4-H. They stand between a large tent and a row of cars in a large open field. Other tents are visible behind them. Trees are in the background.
Date: 194u
Creator: Ross Studio

[4-H Club Style Show]

Description: Photograph of a girl in a dress smiling while walking down stairs from a stage. Next to her is a floral arrangement in the shape of the 4-H logo.
Date: May 1956

[4-H Club Style Show]

Description: Photograph of a girl walking across a stage wearing a dress. A sign hangs below the stage and reads "Tour Topics." A string of flags hangs above the stage and each has the 4-H logo and says "4-H Clubs."
Date: unknown

[4-H Group]

Description: Photograph of a group of girls of various ages in a field, with some of them holding booklets with the 4-H logo on the covers.
Date: March 1958

[4-H Members]

Description: Photograph of a girl sitting at a desk and reading a book with the 4-H logo on the cover, and a boy standing behind her looking over her shoulder.
Date: February 1958

[4-H Members Giving Presentation]

Description: Photograph of a young woman speaking at a podium in the front of a room. Two other girls are standing to her right and two boys are taking their seats to her left, all 4-H members. A screen is visible in the background. The shoulder of an audience member is visible in the lower left corner.
Date: unknown

[600 Block of Congress Avenue]

Description: Photograph of businesses along the 600 block of Congress Avenue at Christmas: the Baptist Cervice Center, Zales, Rapp Brothers, Western Union, and McKinnon's. Cars line the streets and holiday lights stretch across the street. Men, including two sailors in discussion, stand on the corner of Congress Ave and West 6th Street.
Date: December 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal

[12th Air Force Headquarters]

Description: Photograph of the headquarters of the 12th Air Force, a round building at Bergstrom Air Force Base. Cars are parked in the background.
Date: November 8, 1968

1887 Graduating class of Austin High School

Description: Photograph of the 1887 graduating class of Austin High School. Front row (left to right): Pearl Caswell, Nannie Kelley, Florence Collins, Lucille James. Middle row (left to right): Eliza Mitchell, J. H. Bryant (professor), Minnie Sykes. Back row standing (left to right): unidentified woman, Mila Morris, Janie Maxwell, unidentified woman, Eve Sadler, Gertrude Whitis, Helen Grant, and William Gorden.
Date: 1887

[1900 Flood of Austin]

Description: 500 block of East 1st Street with street rail car in the water.
Date: 1900
Creator: Berner, George H.

[1908 County Officials]

Description: 1. John W. Hornsby, County Judge; 2. Tom Anderson, Commissioner Precinct 1; 3. Jack Booth, Commissioner Precinct 4; 4. Sid Nolan, Commissioner Precinct 3; 5. J. Ben Fischer, Commissioner Precinct 2; 6. Tom Davis, County Auditor; 7. Orlands Caldwell, Secretary to the Commissioners Court; 8. John Kreuz
Date: 1908

1910 Auto with Capitol Building

Description: Old fashioned couple stands next to 1910 automobile with the State Capitol in the background
Date: May 4, 1959
Creator: Douglass, Neal

1949 Livestock Show, Travis County

Description: Photograph of young men standing in a row with their calves at the 1949 Travis County Food and Livestock Show at Rosewood Park in Austin, Texas. Two men with sticks appear to be inspecting the cattle. A group of spectators is in the background.
Date: 1949
Creator: Ross Studio

[1959 Dairy Princess Crowning]

Description: Photograph of the crowning of the 1959 Mid-Texas Milk Producers Association Dairy Princess. A group of 17 female contestants stand in a row behind a banquet table with a punch bowl full of milk. All of the contestants pose with glasses of milk in front of a sign that says "June's Best Meals Start With Dairy." Other signs on the wall behind them are obscured. In the foreground a long dining table is set.
Date: May 8, 1959
Creator: Douglass, Neal

[1986 Reconnaissance Air Meet]

Description: Photograph of the 1986 Reconnaissance Air Meet at the Bergstrom Air Force Base. A crowd is gathered and there are four planes on display.
Date: 1986

[2nd Infantry Division on Parade]

Description: Photograph of two M8 Greyhound armored scout cars from the 2nd Infantry Division on parade through downtown Austin. The 2nd Infantry Division was stationed in Texas to train up for their deployment to the South Pacific, which never happened.
Date: March 29, 1946
Creator: Allison Photograph Service

The 2nd State Capitol

Description: Photograph of the 2nd capitol building for the state of Texas. There is a attached to the bottom right hand corner of the photograph a label that reads "The 2nd State Capital [sic]. Located on the site of the present Capital [sic], Burned in 1881." The land in front of the building is terraced and a pathway extends from the entrance down the terraces.
Date: [1853, 1881]