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Photograph of a large group of men from the Texas School of Military Aeronautics walking in a circle with their hands on their hats. There is one man standing on a platform overlooking them. Buildings in the background are obscured by trees.
[Texas School of Military Aeronautics]
Photograph of a garden with trees and bushes. The background includes two large buildings. A handwritten caption on the back possibly reads "Raid."
Tail Spin Training
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.
Retreat
Photograph of a large group of men from Texas School of Military Aeronautics standing at attention, in formation, and all facing the same way.
Passing in Review
Photograph of a large group of men from Texas School of Military Aeronautics walking in formation. Some flags can be seen in the background.
[Two People Walk Through a Field at Camp Mabry]
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'."
Drum and Bugle Corps
Photograph of a group of men standing at attention in formation at the Texas School of Military Aeronautics. Several men play bugles and a few beat drums.
Gallery of Fame
Photograph of Ralph Bickler, Richard Pough, Frances Gillotti's Ringed Kingfisher, Fred Webster, and George Webster posing for a portrait in Ralph Bickler's yard.
[Jacob Bickler Family Outside House]
Photograph of the family of Jacob Bickler standing outside a house (504 West 14th Street) on the front porch. They are all wearing a coat and hat of some sort. The house is a 1-story brick building and has a picket fence.
[Texas School of Military Aeronautics]
Photograph of insignias on the wall of a building at the Texas School of Military Aeronautics.
The Colors
Photograph of 4 men, 2 of which are holding flags at a military encampment. The American Flag is on the left, and the University of Texas Flag is on the right.
[Austin National Bank Employess]
Photograph of the employees of the Austin National Bank posing for a portrait. The men are all dressed professionally. In the top row, from left to right, is Vest E. Lander, Bookkeeper, Sully B. Roberdeau, Receiving Teller, Leon D. Williams, General Bookkeeper, Clark C. Campbell, Bookkeeper, Gerald Boerner, Mail Teller, Morris Hirschfield, Cashier, Ralph A. Bickler, Secretary, Earl E. Simms, Collector, and Miles F. Byrne, Receiving Teller. In the middle row, from left to right, is Wesley, H. Lyons, Bookkeeper, Boyd Wells, Exchange Teller, John H. Whitis, Bookkeeper, and C. M. (Jim) Bartholomew, Assistant Cashier and Paying Teller. In the front row is George W. Mabson, Porter.
[Bickler School]
Photograph of the front of the Bickler School in Austin, TX.
[Family Standing in Bull Creek]
Photograph of a family wading in Bull Creek. There are three children, an adult man, and a small dog standing in the water; a number of trees are visible along the bank in the background.
[View from University of Texas Tower]
Photograph of a view of Austin from the University of Texas Tower. There is snow on the ground and the Texas Capitol is visible in the distance.
[Emblems at Texas School of Military Aeronautics]
Photograph of a front of a brick building with an archway. Within the archway, there are decorative emblems. Handwritten note on the back of the photo reads, "Emblems presented to S.M.A. by graduating squadrons. These emblems are in the University of Texas Library."
[Men Stand in Formation]
Photograph of a group of men standing in a formation at the Texas School of Military Aeronautics. Several men hold bugles and a few have drums.
[Two Men Sit at a Desk]
Photograph of Morris Hirschfield (cashier) and Ralph A. Bickler (secretary) at Austin National Bank. They are sitting in an office; one of them is wearing a suit, and one of them is wearing a button-up shirt with a bow-tie.
[Parade on Congress Avenue]
Photograph of a parade as it goes down Congress Avenue. Businesses are visible including C. L. Condit Co. and C. F Rumpel Art Store and Bazaar. An illegible note is in the lower right corner.
[Texas School of Military Aeronautics Portrait]
Photograph of the Squadron 48 posing in front of a stone building at UT-Austin.
[Three Children With A Goat-Cart]
Photograph of three children in a cart pulled by a goat in front of a brick house. One is standing next to the cart, while the other two are sitting in the cart. Signs on the cart read "Austin" and "1924". A red paper heart has been cut out and affixed to the upper right corner of the photo.
[The Falls of Bull Creek]
Photograph of the falls of Bull Creek. The text on the back of the photo reads, "The high falls near 'Slanting Rock' swimming hole in upper Bull Creek. This shows about half of the falls."
Wading Above the Falls
Photograph of three people wading in Bull Creek. They are wearing swimsuits and the person in the middle is wearing a swim cap. Brushy hills are in the background behind them.
[American Legion Rodeo Advertisement]
Reproduction of a flyer advertising contests at an event hosted by Travis Post 76 of the American Legion at Lake Austin Ball Park. It has an illustration in the center of a young man riding a bucking bronco and a hat flying behind him. Events include "Broncho Busting" with a $25 prize and a goat-roping contest.
[Man Reading on Mount Bonnell]
Photograph of a man reading, and sitting on a rock likely at Mount Bonnell. There is a tree hanging over him.
[Bull Creek]
Photograph of a man paddling a canoe in a body of water identified as Bull Creek; the shoreline is covered with trees.
[Proclamation from Governor E.M. Pease regarding criminal fugitives from Louisiana]
A proclamation from Governor E.M. Pease regarding criminal fugitives from Louisiana.
[Correspondence to Julia Maria Pease from S.L. Whitley]
A letter to Julia Maria Pease from S.L. Whitley, the child of a former slave.
[Correspondence to Richard Niles Graham from A.E. Wood]
A letter to Richard Niles Graham from politician A.E. Wood, who thanks Graham for a campaign donation to his recent run for the state senate.
[Correspondence to Richard Niles Graham from Richard Berkeley Bell]
A short letter to Richard Niles Graham from tennis player Richard Berkeley Bell.
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to Lucadia Pease]
The sixth in a series of eleven letters to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease—in them he discusses, among other things, yellow-fever and typhoid epidemics.
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to Lucadia Pease]
The fifth in a series of eleven letters to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease—in them he discusses, among other things, yellow-fever and typhoid epidemics.
[Correspondence to Julia Maria Pease from S.L. Whitley]
A letter to Julia Maria Pease from S.L. Whitley, the child of a former slave.
[Correspondence to Governor E.M. Pease from M.H. Stansell]
A letter to Governor E.M. Pease from M.H. Stansell regarding muster rolls.
[Agreement for sale of multiple slaves]
An agreement for the sale of multiple slaves.
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to Lucadia Pease]
The second in a series of eleven letters to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease—in them he discusses, among other things, yellow-fever and typhoid epidemics.
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to Lucadia Pease]
The first in a series of eleven letters to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease—in them he discusses, among other things, yellow-fever and typhoid epidemics.
[Funeral receipt]
A receipt for the "funeral of [E.M. Pease’s] child," Anne Marshall Pease.
[Receipt for transportation of slaves]
A receipt for "hauling [E.M. Pease's] negros and goods."
[Funeral receipt]
A receipt for printing and circulating funeral tickets (possibly for the funeral of Anne Marshall Pease, daughter of E.M. & Lucadia Pease).
[Agreement for E.M. Pease’s purchase of slave named Esther]
An agreement for E.M. Pease’s purchase of a slave named Esther.
[Correspondence to Julia Maria Pease from Dave Pease]
A letter to Julia Maria Pease from Dave Pease, a former slave.
[Correspondence to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease]
A letter to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease, who discusses a massacre/race riot in which African Americans were killed.
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to Lucadia Pease]
The fourth in a series of eleven letters to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease—in them he discusses, among other things, yellow-fever and typhoid epidemics.
[Deed for sale of Woodlawn]
The deed for the sale of Woodlawn from James B. Shaw to E.M. Pease.
[Correspondence to Carrie Crusemann from Charles S. Potts]
A letter to Carrie Crusemann, one of E.M. and Lucadia Pease's grandchildren, from Charles S. Potts, then dean of the Southern Methodist University school of law, requesting information on the Pease family—at the time, Potts was preparing an entry on E.M. Pease for the "Dictionary of American Biography."
[Essay “Pease School” by Timothy Alvin Brown]
“Pease School,” an essay by Timothy Alvin Brown, who was the principal of the Austin Independent School District's oldest school, Pease Elementary, from 1892-1933.
[Invitation to open house at Woodlawn]
An invitation to an open house at Woodlawn that was a benefit for the Elisabet Ney Museum and a tribute to Elisabet Ney.
[“The Plight Before Christmas” script]
“The Plight Before Christmas,” a humorous script read at Richard Niles and Anita Graham's 1953 Christmas party.
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to President Andrew Johnson]
A draft of a letter to President Andrew Johnson from E.M. Pease, who discusses issues related to the Civil War.