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2-J Hamburger [Interior]
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 white paper caps that say "2-J". The female workers wear white dresses with name badges. There are both Caucasian and African-American employees.
2-J Hamburgers
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 restaurant is a neon sign reading "Kentucky Fried Chicken / Hamburgers."
[4-H Camp]
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.
[4-H Club]
Photograph of a group of young men and boys from 4-H. They stand between a large tent and a row of cars in a large open field. Other tents are visible behind them. Trees are in the background.
[4-H Club Style Show]
Photograph of a girl walking across a stage wearing a dress. A sign hangs below the stage and reads "Tour Topics." A string of flags hangs above the stage and each has the 4-H logo and says "4-H Clubs."
[4-H Club Style Show]
Photograph of a girl in a dress smiling while walking down stairs from a stage. Next to her is a floral arrangement in the shape of the 4-H logo.
[4-H Group]
Photograph of a group of girls of various ages in a field, with some of them holding booklets with the 4-H logo on the covers.
[4-H Members]
Photograph of a girl sitting at a desk and reading a book with the 4-H logo on the cover, and a boy standing behind her looking over her shoulder.
[4-H Members Giving Presentation]
Photograph of a young woman speaking at a podium in the front of a room. Two other girls are standing to her right and two boys are taking their seats to her left, all 4-H members. A screen is visible in the background. The shoulder of an audience member is visible in the lower left corner.
[6 Cards from "72 Pictured Party Stunts"]
Six cards taken from a 1930s party game called "72 Pictured Party Stunts." Each card has an illustration and lists an action or activity that is stereotypical or attributed to a particular ethnic group. The backs of the cards are decorated with a geometric design in blue, with a portrait of a woman in the center.
[600 Block of Congress Avenue]
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.
[12th Air Force Headquarters]
Photograph of the headquarters of the 12th Air Force, a round building at Bergstrom Air Force Base. Cars are parked in the background.
[14th Annual Calvacade of Commerce]
Photograph of the convention floor taken from above at a business and trade exposition. Several booths can be seen in both the center of the room and around the perimeter, and dozens of people can be seen wandering the floor to observe the various displays. A stage can be seen in the background with another booth positioned at its center. Above it hangs a sign with the convention's name.
1887 Graduating class of Austin High School
Photograph of the 1887 graduating class of Austin High School. Front row (left to right): Pearl Caswell, Nannie Kelley, Florence Collins, Lucille James. Middle row (left to right): Eliza Mitchell, J. H. Bryant (professor), Minnie Sykes. Back row standing (left to right): unidentified woman, Mila Morris, Janie Maxwell, unidentified woman, Eve Sadler, Gertrude Whitis, Helen Grant, and William Gorden.
[1900 Flood of Austin]
500 block of East 1st Street with street rail car in the water.
1906-7 City Directory of Austin With Street Directory of Residents
This is a general directory for Austin, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "A Classified Business Directory, Complete Revised Directory of Austin, Rural Routes, Directory of the State, County and City Governments, and a Reference Directory of the Churches, Educational Institutions, Associations, Societies and Organizations of the City."
[1908 County Officials]
1. John W. Hornsby, County Judge; 2. Tom Anderson, Commissioner Precinct 1; 3. Jack Booth, Commissioner Precinct 4; 4. Sid Nolan, Commissioner Precinct 3; 5. J. Ben Fischer, Commissioner Precinct 2; 6. Tom Davis, County Auditor; 7. Orlands Caldwell, Secretary to the Commissioners Court; 8. John Kreuz
1910 Auto with Capitol Building
Old fashioned couple stands next to 1910 automobile with the State Capitol in the background
1938 Colorado River Flood
Colorado River in flood at 1st Street.
1949 Livestock Show, Travis County
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.
[1956 Lincoln Continental on Display at Carr's Motor Sales]
Photograph of a 1956 Lincoln Continental on display in a Ford auto showroom inside of Carr's Motor Sales. A woman in a formal gown is standing next to the car opening the door. The store is located at San Antonio street and West 6th street.
1958 Power Plant Installation
Photograph of the front of the City of Austin Power Plant building. A City of Austin vehicle is parked in front of the building.
[1959 Dairy Princess Crowning]
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.
[1986 Reconnaissance Air Meet]
Photograph of the 1986 Reconnaissance Air Meet at the Bergstrom Air Force Base. A crowd is gathered and there are four planes on display.
[19th Street Looking West]
Photograph of 19th Street (now Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.) looking west from about Trinity. Buildings line the left side of the street and construction vehicles and workers are on the right side.
1st Southern Presbyterian Church
Exterior of Church, Brazos and 8th St. looking north.
[The 27th Fighter Escort Wing]
Photograph of the 27th Fighter Escort Wing, identified as Cooper, Gibson, Fritz, and Thatcher.
[27th Korea Plane]
Photograph of a 27th Korea plane during night time.
[2nd Infantry Division on Parade]
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.
The 2nd State Capitol
Photograph of the 2nd capitol building for the state of Texas. There is a attached to the bottom right hand corner of the photograph a label that reads "The 2nd State Capital [sic]. Located on the site of the present Capital [sic], Burned in 1881." The land in front of the building is terraced and a pathway extends from the entrance down the terraces.
[36th Infantry Division Convention at Brownwood]
Photograph of three men, two in uniform.
[36th Infantry Division Convention at Brownwood]
Photograph of two men, one holding document.
[36th Infantry Division Convention at Brownwood]
Photograph of two men, one standing and speaking.
[36th Infantry Division convention at Brownwood]
Photograph of group in bedroom, man speaking on old phone.
[36th Infantry Division convention at Brownwood]
Photograph of man greeting convention attendees.
[36th Infantry Division convention at Brownwood]
Photograph of group in bedroom.
[36th Infantry Division convention at Brownwood]
Photograph of group gathered in bedroom.
[36th Infantry Division Convention at Brownwood]
Photograph of two men at podium, one reading document.
[36th Infantry Division convention at Brownwood]
Photograph of scene in auditorium decorated with bunting and flags.
[36th Infantry Division convention at Brownwood]
View of auditorium with convention attendees.
[36th Infantry Division convention at Brownwood]
Photograph of group in bedroom, one man on old phone.
[36th Infantry Division convention at Brownwood]
Photograph of two men talking, one taking notes.
[36th Infantry Division Convention at Brownwood]
Photograph of two men holding document.
[36th Infantry Division convention at Brownwood]
Photograph of group talking to man on crutches.
[36th Infantry Division convention at Brownwood]
Photograph of a group of men, some in uniform.
[39th Annual Convention of Texas Funeral Directors Association]
Panoramicphoto of a group of people lined up on E. 7th Street in front of the Stephen F. Austin Hotel.
[40th and Avenue G in Hyde Park ]
Photograph of the site of 40th and Avenue G in Hyde Park, taken before Avenue G was built.
[E. 4th Street, Austin, TX]
Photograph of the 800 blocks of E. 4th Street looking east. Austin Pipe & Supply Co. is on the south side of the street.
50000th Telephone in Austin
Woman talking on telephone, men standing and smiling
50th Wedding Anniversary
Photograph of couple standing behind fiftieth wedding anniversary cake.