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The Colors

Description: 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.
Date: 1928
Creator: Jensen Studio

[Austin National Bank Employess]

Description: 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.
Date: January 1913
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[Two Men Sit at a Desk]

Description: 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.
Date: January 1914
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[Three Children With A Goat-Cart]

Description: 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.
Date: 1924

[American Legion Rodeo Advertisement]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Creator: American Legion. Department of Texas.