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Cowboy Rope Tricks

Description: Cowboy jumps ten feet in the air over the horse, looping himself inside his lasso, simply amazing!
Date: unknown
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

The Great Flood

Description: Photograph of the intersection of Riverview and Canadian streets underwater during a flood in Austin, Texas. A partially-submerged building is visible on the left and a mailbox is near the center of the image. There is a post with street signs on the top that say "Riverview St 2200" and "Canadian St. 30." The rest of the area is under water and there are partially-submerged trees around the street area and in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

The Great Flood

Description: Photograph of the exterior of partially-submerged businesses at Riverside and Congress streets in Austin, Texas, including the Night Hawk Cafe #1 and other buildings in the background. Two men are standing outside the cafe, waist-deep in the water.
Date: unknown
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
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The Great Flood

Description: Photograph of a flooded street and houses at Riverview Street in Austin, Texas. A wooden fence is visible in the foreground of the image; behind it, there are partially-submerged buildings and posts including a street sight that says "Riverview St 2200."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

W. E. Pigford

Description: Photograph of W. E. Pigford, the principal of Anderson High School, seated behind his desk. He is holding a pencil to a pad of paper in his right hand. A name plate and various items are visible on his desk.
Date: unknown
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

Capitol in Color

Description: Aerial show of Lavaca St. looking north. In the center right foreground is the Robert Schieffer filling station (note the Texaco star). On the left background is the Castilian dormitory.
Date: December 20, 1968
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph