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Brentwood Pool

Description: Photograph taken from outside the chain-link fence around Brentwood community pool in Austin. A number of people are swimming the the pool or seated in chairs on the deck around the outside of the pool; a young man on a bicycle is balancing against the fence on the left side of the image. A long brick building is visible in the background and a small tree is planted in front of the pool.
Date: June 8, 1954
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Scene of Governor's Mansion, Austin

Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion taken of front of the mansion from the walkway. The upper porch is screened. The seven steps leading to the front door are concrete with white iron railings winging down and outwards. The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant here in 1954 was Governor Coke R. Stevenson. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.
Date: 1954
Creator: Texas Highway Department