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Servicemen arriving in Austin

Description: Servicemen departing buses and walking south from Bowen Trailways Motor Coaches at 708 Brazos. Moonlight tower visible at corner of 8th and Brazos.
Date: October 2, 1944
Creator: Bock, Carl Edward
Item Type: Photograph

Austin Cotton Gin

Description: Austin Cotton Gin was owned by W. T. Caswell and was located on the west side of Chicon St. Horse-drawn wagons with bales of cotton. Workers pose for photograph. Hand-crank loading cranes on platform.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Caswell, W. T.
Item Type: Photograph

Austin Cotton Gin

Description: Austin Cotton Gin was owned by W. T. Caswell and was located on the west side of Chicon St. Horse-drawn wagons full of cotton. Workers pose for photograph.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Caswell, W. T.
Item Type: Photograph

Barton Springs Pool

Description: People congregating near the diving board. Others on the grassy hill.
Date: June 17, 1925
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph

Busy Congress Avenue

Description: View of Capitol along Congress Avenue. Horse & buggies line the avenue. Street rail going up Congress and across Sixth St.
Date: 190?
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph

[Clark Field]

Description: Soldiers sitting in an arc for a group panoramic photo.
Date: 1917/1918
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph

Community Chest

Description: Group of women and the Mayor on the back of a fire engine. Back of the photo reads, "L-R: Mrs. Alden Davis, Mrs. Jess Walker (Ina). Mayor Tom Miller at right."
Date: October 10, 1941
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph

Congress Avenue Bridge

Description: Congress Avenue bridge looking northwest towards downtown from the southeast corner. Skeleton of the Scarbrough Building under construction is in view.
Date: 1910
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph

Congress Avenue from 5th Street

Description: A busy Congress Avenue looking north from the east side of the 500 block. People line the sidewalks while cars and buses fill the streets.
Date: 1941~
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph

[Falstaff Beer Trucks]

Description: Beer trucks belonging to the Lightsey Carroll Company Distributors stand at the ready to deliver beer to thirsty Austinites. Featuring the Capitol in the background lends an air of legality to beer distribution, particularly considering that Prohibition had ended just five months before.
Date: May 25, 1934
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph

[Flood waters on Shoal Creek]

Description: Looking south from the bend in Shoal Creek at the corner of Nueces and West 4th Street. The railroad bridge at West 3rd is in view. The back of Quality Mills can be seen slightly obscured by trees.
Date: September 1915
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph

[Gearing Hall, Painter Hall and Lily Pond]

Description: Looking northeast from the lily pond behind the Tower on the University of Texas campus. Gearing Hall, known then as the Home Economics building, on the left and the Painter Hall, then the Physics building, on the right, are in view.
Date: September 1936
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph