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Gen. Douglas MacArthur visit to state capitol

Description: Photograph of a street with several motorcycles as part of a parade for General Douglas MacArthur's visit to Austin. There are cars parked on either side of the street and a large group of people visible at the far end of the street.
Date: June 13, 1951
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

Aerial views - East Avenue Highway

Description: Aerial view of neighborhood south of the University of Texas in foreground, with the University Campus in the center and the Capitol and downtown visible above Texas Memorial Stadium. Red River Street is prominent in the frame.
Date: September 20, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

Aerial views - East Avenue Highway

Description: Aerial photograph of downtown Austin. The photograph shows a view of downtown Austin from East Avenue highway during the construction of IH 35. The intersection is Airport Boulevard on the foreground, with the golf course on the right hand side in the middle of the photo, which later became Hancock Center, the first shopping center in Austin.
Date: September 20, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

Aerial views - East Avenue Highway

Description: Aerial view of State Capitol and north downtown, looking north to the University of Texas. East Avenue on the far right corner of the photograph.
Date: September 20, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph