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[Austin Municipal Golf Course club house]

Description: Photograph of Austin Municipal Golf Course Club House front elevation. Screened double doors, a columned entrance, and gable windows are visible. The municipal Golf Course, constructed originally by the Lions Club in 1928 at 2901 Enfield Road, has served its citizens since 1934 and has long been Austin's most popular course.
Date: 1937
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photographic Lab., Austin
Item Type: Photograph

[Double Parlor at Governor's Mansion]

Description: Photograph of the Double Parlor at the Governor's Mansion. Some arm chairs and a small table are in the front room, and a piano and fireplace are in the back room.
Date: 1937
Creator: Boone Photo Company
Item Type: Photograph

[Golfers and caddy on green at Austin Municipal Golf Course]

Description: Photograph of a putting green at Austin Municipal Golf Course with one man, two women and a boy. One of the women puts the ball while the man holds the flag and a golf bag with clubs. The boy holds another golf bag with clubs while the second woman leans on her putter. A man on tractor rides by them behind the green. Trees are in the distance. The municipal Golf Course, constructed originally by the Lions Club in 1928 at 2901 Enfield Road, has served its citizens since 1934 and has long been Austin's most popular course.
Date: 1937
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photographic Lab., Austin
Item Type: Photograph

[Golfers putting on green at Austin Municipal Golf Course]

Description: Photograph of a family playing golf at the Austin Municipal Golf Course and a lawn maintenance worker keeping the grounds. One woman puts while a man holds the flag. A boy holds a second golf bag while a second woman looks on. The municipal Golf Course, constructed originally by the Lions Club in 1928 at 2901 Enfield Road, has served its citizens since 1934 and has long been Austin's most popular course.
Date: 1937
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photographic Lab., Austin
Item Type: Photograph

[Governor's Mansion Conservatory]

Description: Photograph of the conservatory, also called the family dining room at the Texas Governor's Mansion. It had green walls with white woodwork, marquisette curtains with ball fringe, a rose colored carpet, and early 1900s furniture painted and antiqued in green’, (Blodgett info sheet, TSLA). The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant during this time in 1937 was Democratic Governor James V. Allred. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.
Date: 1937
Creator: Boone Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph

[Governor's Mansion interior hallway with staircase]

Description: Photograph of Interior hallway of the Governor's Mansion with a staircase leading to the second floor. Side tables and seating, governor portraits, flowers, a large gilt mirror and light fixture are visible. Open doorways are visible to two rooms on the right and one room on the left. The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant during this time in 1937 was Democratic Governor James V. Allred. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.
Date: 1937
Creator: Boone Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph

[Municipal Golf Course club house]

Description: Photograph of Municipal Gold Course club house in snow with lion statue representing the Lions Club, which built the clubhouse in 1928. The entrance opens to the right. The municipal Golf Course, constructed originally by the Lions Club in 1928 at 2901 Enfield Road, has served its citizens since 1934 and has long been Austin's most popular course.
Date: 1937
Item Type: Photograph

Sam Houston Room in Governor's Mansion

Description: Photograph of interior view of the Sam Houston Room in the Governor's Mansion showing a fireplace on the left and a window on the right. Two vanity dressers with mirrors line the walls and a dark wood table sits in the center of the room. The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant during this time in 1937 was Democratic Governor James V. Allred. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.
Date: 1937
Creator: Boone Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph

[North Loop at Upper Georgetown Road]

Description: Photograph of North Loop at Upper Georgetown Road. There are trees and a small bridge in the foreground. A home and parked car are in the background.
Date: March 1937
Creator: City of Austin
Item Type: Photograph

Two Women on Horseback

Description: Photograph of two women on horseback. Note that they are riding English style saddles.
Date: March 1937
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photographic Laboratory Austin, Texas
Item Type: Photograph

[City of Austin Takes Municipal Golf Course Deed]

Description: Photograph of Guiton Morgan, City Manager, (at left) accepting deed from John H. Tobin of Austin Lions Club. Tobin was club president 1919-1920. The city of Austin took over the Municipal Golf Course on April 1, 1937.
Date: April 1, 1937
Creator: Identification Bureau, Austin Police Department
Item Type: Photograph

[Austin Skyline]

Description: Photograph of the Austin skyline taken from the top of the Light Plant.
Date: October 11, 1937
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photographic Laboratory
Item Type: Photograph

[Old City Hall]

Description: Photograph of the Old City Hall building.
Date: October 11, 1937
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photographic Laboratory
Item Type: Photograph

Club house at Municipal Golf Course [in snow]

Description: Photograph of Austin Municipal Golf Course Club House entrance covered in snow. Wooden chairs and a bench sit on the concrete patio to the left of the double screen door entrance. Two large bushes flank the walkway. The municipal Golf Course, constructed originally by the Lions Club in 1928 at 2901 Enfield Road, has served its citizens since 1934 and has long been Austin's most popular course.
Date: November 1, 1937
Item Type: Photograph

East Avenue

Description: Photograph of East Avenue looking south from Lookout after a recent snowfall.
Date: November 1937
Item Type: Photograph

Montopolis Bridge

Description: View of the Montopolis Bridge across the Colorado River. It is a steel truss bridge. Though dated 1886 in the photo, the bridge was not built until 1937-1938.
Date: [1938..]
Item Type: Photograph