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Hello Dolly at the Zilker Hillside Theater
Photograph of "Hello Dolly" performed on stage at the Zilker Park Hillside Theater in Austin.
Hello Dolly at the Zilker Hillside Theater
Photograph of "Hello Dolly" being performed at Zilker Hillside Theater in Austin.
[Governor's Mansion]
Photograph of the exterior of the front entrance to the Govenor's mansion.
[Cactus Pryor speaking at Hancock Recreation Center]
Photograph of Cactus Pryor, legendary Austin radio/tv personality and author, who was the featured speaker at the Hancock Recreation Center and Golf Course's Centennial Luncheon, September 1999.
[Congress Avenue]
Photograph of Congress Avenue looking North from 4th Street.
[Station wagon pulls Jackie Gerber, skiing on snow]
Photograph of Jackie Gerber of Austin, trying to ski behind a car on the first snowfall in several years. About 3-4 inches fell in the area, causing the closure of schools and many businesses. The modified water skies used by Gerber didn't do too well on the dry snow.
[Crown on 6th Street, Halloween]
Photograph of crowds on 6th Street on Halloween. Various businesses and buildings line both sides of the street.
[Man in Rain]
Photograph of a man running past gas pumps in heavy rain at a service station.
Capitol Fire, February 6, 1983
Photograph of Lt. Governor Hobby's library after it was destroyed by a fire in his apartment on February 6, 1983.
Governor's Mansion, Austin, Texas
Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion front elevation, showing concrete entry steps and Texas RTHL medallion over the front door. Two signs on the front lawn on either side of the steps read "Mansion Closed." The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant here in 1982 was Governor Bill Clements. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.
[Men Saving Belongings from Flood Waters]
Photograph of "three residents carry(ing) a TV set out of a flooded house along Williamson Creek as heavy rains forced numerous creeks out of their banks."
Removing St. David's Bell Prior to Roof Repair
Photograph of a man operating a crane to remove the bell from St. David's Church.
[Children's washtub band at Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farm]
Photograph of a washtub band consisting of at least nine young adults performing in a barn at Pioneer Farms. They wear homemade t-shirts that read "I'm a Singing Spark." Instruments consist of: three guitars, guitarron, banjo, washtub bass, and at least one tambourine.
[Governor's Mansion]
Photograph of the front entrance of the Texas Governor's mansion taken after a recent snowfall.
[Jesus Olivares at Montopolis Recreation Center]
Photograph of Jesus Olivares standing in front of a brick wall with a sign reading "Montopolis Recreation Center."
[Man walking in snow before Ranger statue at Texas State Capitol building]
Photograph of a man walking in the snow and carrying an umbrella to protect his uncovered head from snow flurries. He is in front of the Texas Ranger equestrian statue on the grounds of the Texas state capitol building. Light snow covers the sidewalk and ground, indicating this snowfall as the first.
[Parents and children visit turkeys at Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farms]
Photograph of a group of parents and small children visiting the turkey coop at Pioneer Farms. Two children and parent look into the turkey coop. A white turkey is walking toward the coop. Feed covers the ground.
[Young fishermen at Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farm]
Photograph of a family standing around a creek from which two children are fishing. The children, a boy between five and six years old and a girl between nine and twelve, hold fishing rods with lines cast into the water; a man sits on a log and watches. Other adults also stand on the creek bank.
[Motorists stranded in flood waters]
Photograph of "stranded motorists attempting to remove their cars from 4 feet of water under an overpass of the MoPac Expressway in the western part of the city. Over 4.5 inches of rain late Monday 5/21 caused flooding in the downtown area." Men are standing, some waist-deep in water, outside of their vehicles.
[Dedication - Givens Recreation Center]
Photograph of mayor Carole Keeton speaking at a podium at the dedication of Givens Recreation Center. A group of people, including city government officials, are sitting behind her listening to her speak. On the stage is a display honoring Dr. Everett H. Givens.
[Dedication Plaque - Givens Recreation Center]
Photograph of two people looking at a dedication plaque inside Givens Recreation Center.
[Ribbon Cutting - Givens Recreation Center]
Photograph of people holding a ribbon as two children cut it at Givens Recreation Center.
[Irby Carruth at Givens Recreation Center]
Photograph of Austin Independent School District Superintendent Irby Carruth cutting a ribbon across a gate at Givens Park Recreation Center. A group of children in swim attire stand behind him.
Protest to save Juarez-Lincoln University
Photograph of a protest to save Juarez-Lincoln University and mural (by Raul Valdez) at East 1st Street and I-35 in Austin.
[Looking South Down Waller Creek]
Photograph of Waller Creek looking south from 6th Street bridge. Creek theater exterior is visible on the left. Tree branches are bare and heavy construction is visible on the right side of the creek behind the chain link fence.
[City Council Swearing-In Ceremony]
Photograph of city council members being sworn into office. The members are standing in a gazebo that is decorated with red, white, and blue banners and American flags.
[Metalsmith sculptor selling wares at the Renaissance Market]
Photograph of a metalsmith working on a sculpture on his sales table at the Renaissance Market on "The Drag" on Guadalupe Street near the University of Texas, Austin campus. His sculptures are towers, airships, and flowers with a fantastic element. His table is set up in front of a mural. A woman browses his wares.
[Photograph of Sunday Break II Concert]
Photograph of general view of Sunday Break II rock concert from on stage taken by Marlon Taylor. The concert was held at Steiner Ranch. Featured artists included The Band, Chicago, England Dan & John Ford Coley, Fleetwood Mac, Peter Frampton (who played Sunday Break in May of the same year), and Steve Miller Band. Sunday Break II was not as successful as the first Sunday Break due to the oppressive heat and trouble for crowds getting to the festival. The crowd estimated at 45,000 out of an expected 100,000; and the income gathered $350,000 out of an expected $800,000, forcing MayDay Productions (event organizers) into bankruptcy.
[Sunday Break Music Festival in 1976]
Photograph of a large crowd of people at the Sunday Break music festival with a stage visible in the backgroud. Performing acts included America, Peter Frampton, Santana, and Gary Wright. 56,000 people were in attendance with a gross income of $532,000 against expenses of $425,000. Medical assistance was provided by YWCA's Middle Earth Program with over 100 volunteers. DPS agents and uniformed city police were not invited in the gates.
[Outdoor Recreation Achievement Award for Town Lake]
Photograph of Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson, Les Gage (Co-Chairman, Town Lake Beautification Committee) and Mrs. John Burns (Co-Chairman, Town Lake Beautification Committee) receiving an award for beautification work at Town Lake.
[Austin Community Garden near airport]
Photograph of Austin Community Garden looking towards the airport. Rows of plants and a string fence separating rows are visible in the foreground. The airport control tower, airplanes and gates are visible behind the chain-link fence in the background.
[Dillman's Farm at Austin Community Gardens]
Photograph of a section of garden at the Austin Community Garden. A wooden sign that says "Dillman's Farm" is in the foreground, indicating the plot as belonging to the Dillmans. Wooden stakes and leafy plants are visible in front of a chain-link fence running along the border of the garden. A hose snakes up into view at the back of the Dillman plot.
[Student looking at University of Texas Main Building]
Photograph of student with backpack in foreground with U.T. Tower in background. Students are walking around the main campus in front of the main building. Several students are sitting in front of the steps. Several tables are visible in the background. An event is taking place.
Cars in Traffic
Photograph of cars stuck in traffic by Brackenridge Hospital, waiting to turn right at a yield sign onto 15th Street.
Child takes a wild ride at Zilker Playscape
Photograph of a child sliding down a tube slide at Zilker Park. His hands are in the air while his mother leans over to support his exit. She carries a camera in her right hand.
[DeLeon children slide at Zilker Park]
Photograph of Jesse DeLeon holding on to a play structure while brother and sister (Michael and Angie) wait behind him, getting ready to go down the slide at Zilker Park.
[Inmate at Travis County Jail]
Photograph of an African-American man in handcuffs being led through door by a guard at the Travis County Jail in Austin.
[Laguna Gloria Grounds]
Photograph of trees and water on the grounds of Laguna Gloria (Austin Museum of Art). The name "Les Simon" is written on back of the photo.
Mother and baby at Zilker Playscape
Photograph of a mother gently swinging her baby in a chair swing at Zilker Park playscape. Both baby and mother look at each other and smile.
[Painting Presentation at Lou Neff Point]
Photograph of Lady Bird Johnson and Michael Frary, and unnamed man present a painting of the gazebo at Town Lake in front of the actual gazebo.
[Paving on 38th Street]
Photograph of a worker raking out hot asphaltic concrete just laid by the machine visible on the right on 38th Street.
[Travis County Commissioners Meeting]
Photograph of Group of Travis County commissioners at a meeting, including Johnny Voudouris, Mike Renfro (City Judge, facing front), Margaret Gomez, Richard Moya and David Samuelson, among others. Subjects are sitting around a conference table with folders, pens and notepads, tape recorder, coffee pot, and ashtray.
[Dan Davidson and Jack Robinson]
Photograph of (left to right): Dan Davidson, Austin City Manager, shaking the hand of Jack Robinson, Director of Austin Parks and Recreation Department (facing) in an office. Architectural plans lean against the wall behind manager Davidson.
[Delta Sigma Theta members receive certificate]
Photograph of three women of the African-American sorority Delta Sigma Theta accept a certificate from the Travis County Historical Survey Commission on behalf of the Rosewood Recreation Association.
Guerrero Park
Photograph of a boy standing on a tire swing at Guerrero Park. Another child sits inside the swing, while others push and play nearby.
[Dance Class at Rosewood Recreation Center]
Photograph of a woman and a young girl during a dance lesson at Rosewood Recreation Center. The instructor, Ada Bonner, and the girl are both wearing tap shoes.
[Mrs. John Barclay to save Municipal Golf Course]
Photograph of Mrs. John Barclay handing out flyers that say "Forever Green. Save Muny" as a male hand signs a petition to save the Municipal Golf Course's 144 acres. Mrs. Barclay sits behind a table and places a hand over a number of cut out newspaper articles while she watches the supporter sign. The petition page is filled with two columns of names.
[Trying to save Municipal Golf Course]
Photograph of Austin citizens trying to save Municipal Golf Course's 144 acres on Jan. 4,1973. The people have concerned faces and lift up clubs. One man holds a sign that says "Save Muny."
[Student on UT shuttle bus]
Photograph of a female student holding onto the bar near the front door on the UT shuttle bus number 429. The driver looks out of the windshield. The student wears a backpack and appears to be waiting to exit the bus at the current or next stop. A "No smoking" sign above the driver prohibits passengers from smoking on the bus.
[Unidentified Elementary School]
Photograph of an unidentified elementary school that appears to be vacant/abandoned.