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Aerial view of Municipal Golf Course
Photograph of An aerial view of Austin Municipal Golf Course, donated to the city in 1936 by the Austin Lion's Club. The club house is visible in the center of the image, with holes surrounding. The municipal Golf Course, constructed originally by the Lions Club in 1928 at 2901 Enfield Road, has served its citizens since 1934 and has long been Austin's most popular course.
[Aerial view of Zilker Park looking west]
Aerial photograph of Zilker Springs during development in 1938.
[Austin High School students read at long tables in the school library, Austin, Texas]
Photograph of students reading at long wooden tables in the school library at Austin High School. They are seated in wooden chairs with vertical back slats. The view is taken through an ornamental wrought iron arch, featuring scrolls, a Texas star and the letters "AHS" at each top corner. The iron work may be attributable to the Weigl Iron Works, a local business known for architectural and decorative iron work.
[Austin Municipal Airport]
Photograph of the Austin Municipal Airport. A Braniff Airways Inc. airplane is in the center of the photograph. There is a Humble aviation gasoline and lubricants pump in the photograph.
[Austin Municipal Golf Course] caretaker's house
Photograph of the caretaker's house at the Austin municipal golf course. The house is made of white brick with several screened windows and a screen door facing a concrete patio. A wooden ladder leans on the side of the house to the roof. Construction debris litters the grassless yard. A shed sits behind the house. The municipal Golf Course, constructed originally by the Lions Club in 1928 at 2901 Enfield Road, has served its citizens since 1934 and has long been Austin's most popular course.
[Austin Municipal Golf Course club house]
Photograph of Austin Municipal Golf Course Club House front elevation. Screened double doors, a columned entrance, and gable windows are visible. The municipal Golf Course, constructed originally by the Lions Club in 1928 at 2901 Enfield Road, has served its citizens since 1934 and has long been Austin's most popular course.
[Austin Municipal Golf Course - Fairway View]
Photograph of an open fairway at the Austin Municipal Golf Course on Lake Austin Boulevard, with trees and other vegetation framing the grass surface. Unpaved trails lead to the fairway, and a small house is visible in the distance. The designation "#3" appears in the lower right hand corner of the image.
[Austin Public Library]
Photograph of the interior of the public library building located at 819 Congress Avenue on the second floor above the newspaper Pressler and Ziller on March 7, 1933. The library opened at this location on February 16, 1926. Grace Delano Clark served as volunteer librarian. Shortly thereafter, the library moved to its first building on West 9th street and Guadalupe street. "Gossip" written and underlined beneath date on back of photo.
[Austin Public Library, Carver Branch]
Photograph of the Carver Branch of the Austin Public Library.
[Austin School Bus with group of students and teachers in front of Austin High School, Austin, Texas]
Photograph of a group of students, teachers and Arthur N. McCallum, superintendent of Austin Public Schools, standing with an Austin School Bus in front of the Austin High School campus at 1202 Rio Grande. McCallum would later have an Austin high school named for him.
[Austin Skyline]
Photograph of the Austin skyline taken from the top of the Light Plant.
[Barton Springs Lifeguards]
Photograph of 9 lifeguards at Barton Springs with James A. Garrison, superintendent of Parks and Recreation. L-R: Garrison; C.L. Kelly; Bennie Estrada; Neville Hargrave; Jimmy Terrell; Leonard Baker; Jack Toomey; Sterling Wilkerson; Otto Ludwig; Joe Prowse.
[Bathers at Deep Eddy]
Photograph of Deep Eddy swimming pool looking northwest towards the dressing rooms. People swimming, others sitting on the edge of the pool. View from the deep end of the pool. Deep Eddy began as a natural swimming hole in the Colorado River and was expanded into a man-made swimming pool in 1915 by A.J. Eilers, Sr. Deep Eddy pool is the oldest swimming pool in Texas and is operated and maintained by the City of Austin.
[Boys Holding Centennial Kite]
Photograph of two boys standing on a field holding a kite with the word "Centennial" on the tail of the kite. The boy on the right is Fred Werkenthin. Possibly taken as part of a centennial celebration of Austin becoming the capital of the Republic of Texas.
[E.C. Nauert at Public Market]
Photograph of a man standing, holding his ribbon next to a bin of produce at city market. Caption on back of photo reads: "1st prize winner Mr. E. C. Nauert, New Sweden. Dedication of Public Market."
[CCC Tents Under Trees]
Photograph of a campsite for the Civilian Conservation Corps, with two rows of tents with cots under shade of trees.
[Children swimming at Rosewood Park]
Photograph of a group of African-American children swimming and splashing at the Rosewood Park for Negroes swimming pool. Extensive use of swimming pool and facilities demonstrates success of this recreation center.
[City of Austin Takes Municipal Golf Course Deed]
Photograph of Guiton Morgan, City Manager, (at left) accepting deed from John H. Tobin of Austin Lions Club. Tobin was club president 1919-1920. The city of Austin took over the Municipal Golf Course on April 1, 1937.
Club house at Municipal Golf Course [in snow]
Photograph of Austin Municipal Golf Course Club House entrance covered in snow. Wooden chairs and a bench sit on the concrete patio to the left of the double screen door entrance. Two large bushes flank the walkway. The municipal Golf Course, constructed originally by the Lions Club in 1928 at 2901 Enfield Road, has served its citizens since 1934 and has long been Austin's most popular course.
Club House at the Golf Course
Photograph of the Austin Municipal Golf Course club house and surrounding landscape. The municipal Golf Course, constructed originally by the Lions Club in 1928 at 2901 Enfield Road, has served its citizens since 1934 and has long been Austin's most popular course.
[Colorado River Flood]
Photograph of the Colorado River flood in June, 1935.
[Colorado River Flood]
Photograph of the 1935 Texas flood of the Colorado River. The photograph was taken of Congress Avenue from the south. The Capitol building can be seen in the background of the photograph.
Comite Patriotico Mexicano at Parque Zaragoza
Photograph of Fiesta Patrias, the group who planned patriotic activities for Parque Zaragoza. Seated L to R: Macrino Ortiz, Ignacio Orriaga, Frank Morales, Ignacio Acosta. Standing L to R: Pedro Cortez, Severino Guerra, Frank Prado.
[Congress Avenue Flooded by Colorado River]
Photograph of Congress Avenue flooded by the Colorado River. Note on photo reads: "Looking northwest from So. Congress Sept. 28, 1936."
[Construction of] Municipal Golf Course tool house
Photograph of construction of the Austin Municipal Golf Course tool house, made of white bricks. Scaffolding circles the walls, and the support for the roof is visible. The municipal Golf Course, constructed originally by the Lions Club in 1928 at 2901 Enfield Road and then donated to the city in 1936, has served its citizens since 1934 and has long been Austin's most popular course.
[Construction of the Municipal Golf Course tool house]
Photograph of construction workers work on building the tool house at the Austin Municipal Golf Course. A ladder leans on a scaffolding leading to the roof. The municipal Golf Course, constructed originally by the Lions Club in 1928 at 2901 Enfield Road and donated to the city in 1936, has served it's citizens since 1934 and has long been Austin's most popular course.
Damned up Creek between East Avenue and Red River Street
Photograph of a damned up creek between East Avenue and Red River Street.
Dedication of Lohman's Bridge
Photograph of the road leading to Lohman's Bridge taken during dedication celebration. Several cars are visible on the road and on the new bridge.
Dedication of Stacy Pool
Photograph of people swimming as crowds look on at the nighttime dedication of Stacy Pool in 1937.
[Double Parlor at Governor's Mansion]
Photograph of the Double Parlor at the Governor's Mansion. Some arm chairs and a small table are in the front room, and a piano and fireplace are in the back room.
East Avenue
Photograph of East Avenue looking south from Lookout after a recent snowfall.
[Exterior of Governor's Mansion]
Photograph of a side/rear exterior view of the Governor's Mansion looking northeast. The grounds and fire escape are shown, and the Capitol building is in the background.
[First Air Mail Plane]
Loading air mail on first mail plane to leave Robert Mueller Municipal Airport after dedication ceremonies. Adolph Koch, Niles Graham, P.R. James, Raymond Grasty, "Bub" Merrill, Bub's mother, Paul Cruseman, Lynn Hunter, Max Bickler, Bub's Father and others
[Flower bed at entrance to Zilker Park]
Photograph of the flower bed at entrance to Zilker Park, used in the City's 1937 Annual Report.
"For Whites Only" at Depot
Photograph of a "for whites only" sign on a building entrance.
[Front entry of Governor's Mansion from grounds]
Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion front elevation and south elevation showing the entry and grounds. Trees are in front of and partially obscure the upper screened porch of the mansion. The concrete stairs leading to the front porch have one metal handrail on the right. The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant here in 1939 was Governor W. Lee O'Daniel. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.
[Front Exterior of Governor's Mansion]
Photograph of the front exterior of the Governor's Mansion. The grounds and a sidewalk are in the foreground.
[Gaston Avenue in Pemberton Heights]
Photograph of Gaston Avenue looking west from Claire Avenue in the Pemberton Heights subdivision. Two large homes are in the background.
General View of New Addition, Looking NE
Photograph of the construction of a new addition to the Seaholm Power Plant. Men are installing sterling boilers.
[Golfers and caddy on green at Austin Municipal Golf Course]
Photograph of a putting green at Austin Municipal Golf Course with one man, two women and a boy. One of the women puts the ball while the man holds the flag and a golf bag with clubs. The boy holds another golf bag with clubs while the second woman leans on her putter. A man on tractor rides by them behind the green. Trees are in the distance. The municipal Golf Course, constructed originally by the Lions Club in 1928 at 2901 Enfield Road, has served its citizens since 1934 and has long been Austin's most popular course.
[Golfers on the green at Municipal Golf Course]
Photograph of the green from the trees; man in foreground, five men with clubs in background. The municipal Golf Course, constructed originally by the Lions Club in 1928 at 2901 Enfield Road, has served its citizens since 1934 and has long been Austin's most popular course.
[Golfers putting on green at Austin Municipal Golf Course]
Photograph of a family playing golf at the Austin Municipal Golf Course and a lawn maintenance worker keeping the grounds. One woman puts while a man holds the flag. A boy holds a second golf bag while a second woman looks on. The municipal Golf Course, constructed originally by the Lions Club in 1928 at 2901 Enfield Road, has served its citizens since 1934 and has long been Austin's most popular course.
[Governor's Mansion]
Photograph of the front entrance of the Texas Governor's mansion taken from the street.
[Governor's Mansion]
Photograph of the front entrance of the Texas Governor's mansion.
[Governor's Mansion]
Photograph of the Texas Governor's mansion taken from the southeast.
[Governor's Mansion]
Photograph of the exterior of the Texas Governor's mansion taken from the southwest.
Governor's Mansion Austin, Texas
Photograph of the front entrance to the Texas Governor's mansion.
[Governor's Mansion Conservatory]
Photograph of the conservatory, also called the family dining room at the Texas Governor's Mansion. It had green walls with white woodwork, marquisette curtains with ball fringe, a rose colored carpet, and early 1900s furniture painted and antiqued in green’, (Blodgett info sheet, TSLA). The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant during this time in 1937 was Democratic Governor James V. Allred. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.
[Governor's Mansion dining room]
Photograph of interior view of the Governor's Mansion showing state dining room, with fireplace, dining table with roses, crystalware cabinet, painted screen, high windows, and Zuber wallpaper. A doorway opens to a larger dining room. The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant during this time in 1939 was Democratic Governor W. Lee O'Daniel. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.
[Governor's Mansion interior hallway with staircase]
Photograph of Interior hallway of the Governor's Mansion with a staircase leading to the second floor. Side tables and seating, governor portraits, flowers, a large gilt mirror and light fixture are visible. Open doorways are visible to two rooms on the right and one room on the left. The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant during this time in 1937 was Democratic Governor James V. Allred. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.