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[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

T. A. Mayes

Description: Photograph of Thomas A. Mayes, a Travis County Agricultural Agent with the Negro Extension Service.
Date: 1948~
Item Type: Photograph

[Adolph Boeh Golfing]

Description: Photograph of Adolph Boeh swinging a golf club on the golf course. There is a woman watching in the background.
Date: August 17, 1940
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

Aerial view of northeast Austin

Description: Aerial photograph looking northeast at the future site of Maplewood Elementary. Closest road intersecting the railroad tracks is E. 38th 1/2 St. Maplewood bisects E. 38th 1/2 St. with Ashwood and Kirkwood Streets bisecting Maplewood and running parallel with E. 38th 1/2 St. The municipal airport runways can be seen in the background.
Date: January 27, 1949
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph