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[American Legion Men In Costume]

Description: Photograph of a group of men from Travis Post 76 dressed in costumes for the American Legion Fool's Parade. The one on the far left is wearing a dress with a colander on his head, the next is wearing a sign that reads, "A Bath in Austin is 99% Chlorine Water". Next to him, a man is wearing a dress and a wig and holding a sign that is partially cutoff reading "Looking for the new hotel." and the final two are wearing suit jackets without pants.
Date: October 30, 1922

[American Legion Parade]

Description: Photograph of a group of individuals wearing various costumes, walking in an American Legion parade through a residential area. One man is in a cart pulled by a mule. There are three signs that read, "Travis Post 76 Austin, Tex.," "Travis Post American Legion," and "Looking for the New Hotel."
Date: October 30, 1922

[American Legion Rodeo Advertisement]

Description: Reproduction of a flyer advertising contests at an event hosted by Travis Post 76 of the American Legion at Lake Austin Ball Park. It has an illustration in the center of a young man riding a bucking bronco and a hat flying behind him. Events include "Broncho Busting" with a $25 prize and a goat-roping contest.
Date: unknown
Creator: American Legion. Department of Texas.

[Armistice Day Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of five individuals standing and one individual sitting on a parade float. One of them is barbecuing, three are dressed as soldiers with a gun, one is dressed as a nurse, and one is dressed as if he was injured. The text on the back of the photo reads, "Aug. 12, 1983 Ralph A. Bickler files probably Armistice Day Parade Nov. 11, 1918 (Ralph is not on float. Mrs. R.A.B.".
Date: November 11, 1918

Austin Boy Scout Training Camp in Sattler, Texas

Description: Postcard for Austin Boy Scout Training Camp in Sattler, Texas. A photo collage on the front includes pictures of preparing for tent inspection, the mess line, the ole swimming hole, preparing for evening campfire, the camp signal tower, and looking down the river from camp. There is a postage stamp affixed to the back
Date: unknown

[Austin National Bank Employess]

Description: Photograph of the employees of the Austin National Bank posing for a portrait. The men are all dressed professionally. In the top row, from left to right, is Vest E. Lander, Bookkeeper, Sully B. Roberdeau, Receiving Teller, Leon D. Williams, General Bookkeeper, Clark C. Campbell, Bookkeeper, Gerald Boerner, Mail Teller, Morris Hirschfield, Cashier, Ralph A. Bickler, Secretary, Earl E. Simms, Collector, and Miles F. Byrne, Receiving Teller. In the middle row, from left to right, is Wesley, H. Lyons, Bookkeeper, Boyd Wells, Exchange Teller, John H. Whitis, Bookkeeper, and C. M. (Jim) Bartholomew, Assistant Cashier and Paying Teller. In the front row is George W. Mabson, Porter.
Date: January 1913
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Austin Star String Band

Description: Photographic collage of the Austin All Star String band with six images of band members. Starting from the top, the first violinist is Charles Sterzing, the cornetist is A. D. Preuss, the violist is Charles W. Ohrndorf, the cellist is Henry Bastian, the clarinetist is Charles Thiele, and the second violinist is Oscar Neumann. Text on the image also notes that the band was formed June 1, 1871 and H. A. Klotz was the teacher.
Date: [1872..1899]
Creator: Hillyer, H. B.

[Bickler Basketball Team]

Description: Photograph of the Bickler Basketball Team, who were champions in 1917. In the top row, from left to right, is Herman Knickerbocker and Morrison Williams. In the bottom row, from left to right, is Howard Rawlins, Aubrey McCutcheon (Captain), and Philip Norton.
Date: unknown

[Bickler Family Portrait]

Description: Photograph of the Bickler family, possibly at a wedding. They are organized into four rows; the women are wearing dresses, and the men are wearing suits. Names are written in pencil, faintly, on the mount below the image.
Date: unknown
Creator: Nadler, C. P.

[Bickler Family Women Knitting]

Description: Photograph of six women of the Bickler family sitting on a nench or fence and knitting. The five on the left are looking at their knitting or sewing projects, but the one on the right is looking at the camera. Martha Bickler is possibly fourth from left.
Date: April 29, 1919