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[Texas State Capitol]

Description: Photograph of an illustration of the Texas State Capitol building, the Goddess of Liberty statue and the Old Capitol building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Seaholm Power Plant Intake Facility]

Description: Photograph of the lake side view of the Seaholm Power Plant Intake facility. The Art Deco concrete facility was designed by Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company and was built in two phases in 1950 and 1955 by Odom Construction Company. The facility operated as a power plant until 1989 and was finally decommissioned in 1996 by the city of Austin. The intake facility is located on the shores of Lady Bird Lake and the Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail.
Date: December 1, 1950
Creator: City of Austin
Item Type: Photograph

[Girls and boys playing at Rosewood Park]

Description: Photograph of children playing at a Rosewood Park baseball field. The boys form one circle by holding hands with each around the pitching mound and a second circle by holding hands around home plate (on the left) other while the girls form a third circle by holding hands with each other around the path from home plate to first base. Parents of both sexes observe and instruct. A bicycle is visible on the lower left. The view of the field is from the first base bleachers, looking toward left field. A car and a few homes are visible beyond left field.
Date: [1959, 1969]
Item Type: Photograph

Sprinkle Post Office

Description: Photograph of men and boys posing outside of the Sprinkle Post Office in 1893. There are people standing on the porch of the Post Office, sitting in carriages, and on horseback. There are two yoked steer in the center of the photograph. The photograph is from the essay, "History of Sprinkle, Texas" by Lulu Pearl.
Date: 1893
Item Type: Photograph

New Sweden Lutheran Church

Description: Photograph of the exterior of the Lutheran Church in New Sweden, Travis County, Texas. The church has a tall steeple topped with a cross.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Ellison Von Rosenberg General Store]

Description: Photograph of the front exterior of Ellison Von Rosenberg General Merchandise store in Manchaca, Travis County. There are several people standing in front of the store and one man is sitting on a horse.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Austin Municipal Airport]

Description: 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.
Date: October 22, 1939
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photographic Library
Item Type: Photograph

[Sprinkle, Texas]

Description: Photograph of farmers and workers with horses and donkeys on a road in Sprinkle, TX. Barr is the gentleman seated in one of the horse and buggies. This photograph was used in the essay, "History of Sprinkle, Texas" by Lulu Pearl.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Exterior of Lanier High School]

Description: Photograph of exterior of Sidney Lanier High School on 1201 Payton Gin Road from Payton Gin Road. Five cars are parked in front of the school, and the flag poles are bare indicating the photograph was likely taken after school hours or on the weekend. The school name "Sidney Lanier High School" is visible on the front of the building above the white car facing the left of the image. Lanier High School was opened in 1961 and is a member of the Austin Independent School District. It was named after Confederate soldier and Southern poet Sidney Lanier.
Date: [1970, 1989]
Creator: Williamson, Nolen E.
Item Type: Photograph

Austin About 1839 or 1841.

Description: Photograph of a print in the book "Austin Yesterday and Today". The Daughters of the Republic of Texas own the original artwork.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Zilker Hillside Theatre - Peter Pan]

Description: Photograph of two actors of the Zilker Hillside Thearte summer musical "Peter Pan" in August 1971. The two actors playing Captain Hook and Peter Pan are crossing their swords.
Date: August 1971
Creator: Dougherty, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

Summer Musical "Peter Pan"

Description: Photograph of the Zilker Park Hillside Theater Summer musical, "Peter Pan". In the photograph Captain Hook and Peter Pan are sword fighting.
Date: August 1971
Creator: Jim Dougherty
Item Type: Photograph

[Austin City Plan, 1840]

Description: Photograph of an illustration by Edward Hall of a city plan for the Texas Government buildings in Austin. Architectural renderings of buildings can be found on the top half of the illustration. Handwritten on the photograph is a list of buildings that are seen in the plan including: the President's House, Capitol Hill and Bullock's Tavern.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bill Malone Photography
Item Type: Photograph

[E. 6th Street and Brazos]

Description: Photograph of the Northeast corner of E. 6th Street and Brazos. St. David's is in the upper left of the photograph and the two story building is where the Driskell now stands.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph