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Picnic at Hyde Park

Description: Photograph of a large group of kids posing for a group picture after a picnic in Hyde park. They are lined up in four rows in front of what looks to be a stage with a painted backdrop of a street scene.
Date: 1893
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[Armistice Day Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of five individuals standing and one individual sitting on a parade float. One of them is barbecuing, three are dressed as soldiers with a gun, one is dressed as a nurse, and one is dressed as if he was injured. The text on the back of the photo reads, "Aug. 12, 1983 Ralph A. Bickler files probably Armistice Day Parade Nov. 11, 1918 (Ralph is not on float. Mrs. R.A.B.".
Date: November 11, 1918

[Colorado River Flood 2]

Description: Photograph of the south banks of the Colorado River during a flood. Handwritten note on the back reads, "2 The two buildings shown on either side of South Congress Avenue at the end of the bridge were the only ones left in the river valley."
Date: June 15, 1935
Creator: Boone

Tail Spin Training

Description: Photograph of a large group of men at the Texas School of Military Aeronautics excercising in a large field. They are seated on teh ground with their arms and legs outstretched. There is one man standing behind the group next to an old car.
Date: 1918
Creator: Jensen Studio

Retreat

Description: Photograph of a large group of men from Texas School of Military Aeronautics standing at attention, in formation, and all facing the same way.
Date: 1918
Creator: Jensen Studio

[Two People Walk Through a Field at Camp Mabry]

Description: Photograph of two people walking in a snowy field. Two houses are at left and another building is at right. Handwritten note on the back reads, "Showing the Country Club in the distance with the smoke coming out of the chimney. Div. Hqrs is just behind the house where I have the x. Our office is about 50 yards beyond this house. Puzzle: find the 'x'."
Date: 191u

[Room Interior]

Description: Photograph of a room interior. There is a bed in teh foreground, a desk at right with photos and a telephone on the wall above it. At left is a small table with a copy of Good Housekeeping and flowers on it and a bookcase nearby. Visible through a doorway is another room with a fireplace.
Date: unknown