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Austin Beverage Company [warehouse interior]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Austin Beverage Company warehouse/distribution center at 411 Chicon Street. The trucks bear advertisements for the beverages they transport including "Jax Special Pale Brew" and "Blatz Pilsener Beer". Crates marked "Canada Dry" sit at the right of the image, ready to be loaded onto the empty truck at the left.
Date: October 24, 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

[Congress avenue 500 block street scenes]

Description: Photograph of the 500 block of Congress Avenue. Western Auto Supply Stores and J.C. Penny department store can be seen behind the very busy street. The pedestrians are in coats and hats, and holiday lights are strung across the avenue.
Date: 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

[Congress Avenue 500 block street scenes]

Description: Photograph of the 500 block of Congress Avenue opposite Western Auto Supply Stores and J. C. Penny. Cars line the near side of the street, leaving the far side empty of parked cars and traffic. Williams T.H. & Company department store and Mueller Travel are visible on the opposite side of the street. Holiday lights are strung from one side of the avenue to the other.
Date: 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

[Austin Beverage Company exterior]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of the Austin Beverage Company factory and warehouse located at 1923 E. Seventh Street. Six cars and company trucks are parked in front of the main entrance. Seven drivers and company executives pose around the vehicles.
Date: October 24, 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

[Child on a horse]

Description: Photograph of a young girl on a horse. The girl and horse are on a road with a fenced field behind them.
Date: May 10, 1953
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

[Men examining brickwork at St. Paul's Lutheran School]

Description: Photograph of three men examining the brickwork at St. Paul's Lutheran School. The engraved stone says "St. Paul's Ev. Luth. School 1890-1930." The photograph was taken 23 years after the last date on the engraving. One of the men holds a box that is covered in brick dust while the other two look on. They have not yet opened the box.
Date: May 9, 1953
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

[Applying Scotchlite Striping to police cars]

Description: Photograph of members of the Austin Junior Chamber of Commerce (Jaycees) applying Scotchlight reflective striping tape to the bumpers of police cars. Four Jaycees and two police officers stand around the rear of the vehicle. A roll of striping tape sits on the trunk of the car.
Date: April 1, 1953
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

Sani-Products for Texas [employee and customers]

Description: Photograph of a Sani-Products for Texas employee handing out products to customers in front of the company truck. A man and woman accept a bag of potato chips from the employee. The truck's rear doors are open, and the truck is packed to the roof with boxes of Sani-Products potato chips and corn chips boxes.
Date: January 22, 1953
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

Watson-Lewis [furnished living room]

Description: Photograph of a living room furnished by Watson-Lewis Home Furnishings. A matching sofa and love seat sit on opposite sides of a large coffee-table with cushions in the center of the room. At the window is a table with two bright table lamps and an urn.
Date: November 8, 1954
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

Austin Country Club [exterior]

Description: Photograph of the exterior entrance and parking lot of the Country Club of Austin, located on East Riverside Drive on the east end of Felix Avenue. Cars are lined up in the parking lot on this sunny day. A woman exits the building while another woman stands at the entrance.
Date: 1953
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

Watson-Lewish [furnished dining room]

Description: Photograph of a dining room furnished by Watson-Lewis Home Furnishings. Through a sliding slatted doors, a dining room table and four chairs are visible in the center of the room. A crystal chandelier hangs above the table. On the left near the far side of the room is a sideboard with silver candlesticks and dinnerware. Above the sideboard hangs a gilded mirror. A fifth dining chair sits in against the right-hand wall. The curtains are drawn against the sliding glass doors at the rear of the room.
Date: November 8, 1954
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

[Construction at Holy Cross Hospital]

Description: Photograph of expansion construction on the grounds of Holy Cross Hospital. The grounds have been broken and cleared, though construction has not yet begun on the structure to appear at this location. A couple of cars are at the construction site. A man with a wheelbarrow and two other men appear near the hospital buildings.
Date: 1953
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

[Two Men at early computers]

Description: Photograph of two men reading the printouts of an early dot-matrix printer. Reams of paper sit on a shelf underneath the printer and feeds into the machine from below. The printout feeds directly into a box that sits on the floor behind the printer. One man sits in front of the machine and the other looks over the printout from behind. In the rear of the image are reel-to-reel cabinets. On the desk at the front is an early IBM switchboard. Florescent lights are overhead, and exposed vents cool the room.
Date: May 23, 1967
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

Early computers and office

Description: Photograph of two men in an early computing office. Two men observe a printer readout. One man sits in front of the machine, one stands behind the machine and leans over to read. The paper feeds from a shelf under the printer, through the machine, and into a box on the floor behind the machine. Reel-to-reel cabinets sit behind the men on the right, and a large IBM switchboard sits on a desk to the left. Exposed overhead ducts and vents are cooling the room.
Date: May 23, 1967
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

[Batman premiere at Paramount Theater]

Description: Photograph of the premiere of the movie Batman at the Paramount Theater in Austin. A large crowd gathers to see Adam West and Burt Ward live and in person on stage in front of the theater. The crowd extends down the sidewalks on both sides of the theater. On a balcony on the right, a group of people hold a "Welcome Batman" sign. Cars drive by on the street below.
Date: 1966
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

[Rural barrack buildings]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of rural, barrack-style buildings, possibly owned by the State Hospital Board. One car is parked at a building in the back, but other buildings appear empty. No other vehicles or people are on the property.
Date: May 5, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

[Butler's Shoes (interior)]

Description: Photograph of the interior sales floor of Butler's Shoes at 712 Congress Avenue. Two rows of chairs are arranged back to back and divide the shoe store into two halves. They face the walls of the store, which contain boxes of shoes. There are two displays: one of women's shoes and handbags on the right, and one of men's shoes on the back wall of the store. There are no people in the shoe store.
Date: April 1, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

[Gulf Service Station in Austin]

Description: Photograph of Anderson's Gulf Service Station and crew at 770 Airport Boulevard. The four man crew poses around the front end of a car at the gas pump. A service station car is parked streetwise, in front of the station. A service pickup truck is parked on the right side of the station.
Date: February 13, 1956
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

[Adams Extract Open House]

Description: Photograph of a line of men, women, and children at the Adams Extract factory open house. Three factory workers stand at the machinery, while most men and women talk to each other in groups or wait for samples behind a rope.
Date: July 14, 1956
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

[C.B. Smith Used Car Lot]

Description: Photograph of C.B. Smith Motors Used Car lot at 5408 Burnett Road. Several cars are visible in the lot, parked near the street. Strings of lights and bunting hang across the lot. The dealearship building is visible in the background behind the cars. A sign for Safeway is visible down the road from the car lot.
Date: June 24, 1955
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

[Children near a pool]

Description: Photograph of a group of children on the grass near a pool. Two men stand behind the children. The girls are dressed for summer and are enjoying their time outdoors.
Date: May 19, 1956
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

Our Lady of Guadalupe [graduating class of 1953]

Description: Photograph of the graduating class of 1953 of Our Lady of Guadalupe School in Austin, Texas. The class is composed of twelve young women and five young men, all proudly holding their diplomas. They are posed in two rows, women seated in the front row and men and women standing in the second row. All wear dark gown and mortar board caps with white tassels.
Date: May 15, 1953
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph