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[Municipal Golf Course view of rough]

Description: Photograph of the rough from the green at the Municipal Golf Course in Austin. Trees are the visible challenges on either side of the course.
Date: July 19, 1941
Creator: Bureau of Identification, Austin
Item Type: Photograph

[Municipal Golf Course tool house]

Description: Photograph of the tool house at the Municipal Golf Course. Boards, concrete slabs, and sand are visible along the side of the house. A man stands near a truck on the right.
Date: July 19, 1941
Creator: Bureau of Identification, Austin
Item Type: Photograph

[Municipal Golf Course tool shed]

Description: Photograph of the front of the Municipal Golf Course tool house with door open. Gravel. sand, and boards are visible on the right exterior under the windows of the tool house. The bottom rungs of a ladder are visible right inside the door of the tool house. Many tire tracks indicate how often the house is visited.
Date: July 14, 1939
Creator: Bureau of Identification Lab, Austin
Item Type: Photograph

[Municipal Golf Course maintenance]

Description: Photograph of sprinklers watering the greens at the Municipal Golf Course in Austin as a tractor mows the rough around it. View of the course from behind the green.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Boone Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph

[Rosewood Park swimming pool]

Description: Photograph of the empty swimming pool at Rosewood Park for Negroes. The photograph shows the shower in the middle left where swimmers can wash off grass and dirt before entering the pool. The diving board is visible behind the shower indicating this is a photo of the deep end of the pool. A lifeguard sits in the lifeguard chair at the far end of the pool. A swing set is partially visible behind the diving board and a some trees.
Date: May 19, 1936
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photographic Lab, Austin
Item Type: Photograph

[Cotton Gin]

Description: Photograph of a cotton gin near Austin. In front of the cotton gin are men with horse drawn carts full of cotton. There is another man standing near a cotton bale in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Street Car Bridge over Waller Creek]

Description: Photograph of the street car bridge over Waller Creek located at 1st and Red River. People are standing along the bridge and there is a home in the background. Note on photograph reads: "Street car bridge 1st & Red River Austin, Tex. 4-23-15."
Date: April 23, 1915
Item Type: Photograph

[Hunter Cotton Gin]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of the Hunter Cotton Gin. There are several men standing around the cotton gin and two men are sitting on horses.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Chef Jean-Pierre]

Description: Photograph of Chef Jean-Pierre standing with anoher man in a kitchen. He is placing food onto a plate.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial View of Austin, TX]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of Austin, TX taken from south of the Colorado River looking up Congress Avenue towards the Texas State Capitol Building.
Date: unknown
Creator: Neal Douglass
Item Type: Photograph

Governor's Mansion, Austin, Texas

Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion front elevation, showing concrete entry steps and Texas RTHL medallion over the front door. Two signs on the front lawn on either side of the steps read "Mansion Closed." The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant here in 1982 was Governor Bill Clements. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.
Date: 1982
Creator: Texas Highway Department
Item Type: Photograph

[Texas State Capitol]

Description: Photograph of the Texas State Capitol building taken from the south. The words "Souvenir May 1888" appear in the bottom center of the photograph.
Date: May 1888
Item Type: Photograph

Austin, "The Friendly City"

Description: Photograph of the Texas State Capitol. The photograph appeared on the front of a card given out by the Austin Chamber of Commerce. The back of the card reads as follows, "This Card Certifies that Geo. A. Newgent representing A. J. Maloney Co is a member in good standing of the Austin Chamber of Commerce". The card is signed by the president and the manager of the Austin Chamber of Commerce and states that it will expire Dec. 31, 1949.
Date: 1949
Creator: Austin Chamber of Commerce
Item Type: Photograph

[Texas State Capitol]

Description: Photograph of the Texas State Capitol taken from Congress Avenue. There are automobiles parked along the street. Cooper's Capitol Barber Shop can be seen on the west side of Congress Avenue.
Date: 192?
Creator: Boone's
Item Type: Photograph

The New Capitol of Texas

Description: Photograph of an illustration depicting The New Capitol of Texas. There is a description of what the new Capitol will look like and images influential people, places and events line both sides of the illustration. Pictured clockwise from top left to right is David Crockett, Gen. Sam Houston, Mirabeau B. Lamar, Stephen F. Austin, Old Capitol, Houston, Storming of the Alamo, and David G. Burnet.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[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