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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 whit… more
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… more
Date: 1960
Creator: Douglass, Neal

[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

[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

[36th Infantry Division convention at Brownwood]

Description: Photograph of group talking to man on crutches. In the center is General Fred L. Walker greeting wounded veterans arriving at the convention. Others L to R are: Jack P. Everett of Valley Mills, Dick Stansell of Littlefield, Arnold Murdock and Sgt. August Waskow of Temple. Man on far right is unidentified.
Date: January 1, 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal

50000th Telephone in Austin

Description: Woman talking on telephone, men standing and smiling. The caption published with this photograph states that: Mrs. Robert T. Miller [Anna Miller] of 3307 Cherrywood Lane makes the first call from Austin's 50,000th telephone. L to R: C.B. Smith, President of the Austin Area Economic Development Foundation; Luther Thompson, Chamber of Commerce President; Victor Ray, telephone company installer; and Taylor Glass, Mayor.
Date: January 1, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
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