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V-J Day Celebration

Description: Crowd of women, servicemen, and a youth at a V-J Day (Victory over Japan) Celebration.
Date: August 14, 1945
Creator: Texas Photo Shop
Item Type: Photograph

[Mr. and Mrs. Bascom Giles with Two Soldiers]

Description: Photograph of Mrs. Effie Dean Giles and Mr. Bascom Giles, Commissioner of the General Land Office of Texas, walking with two men in uniform. Their arms are linked. They are walking oustide in front of a large white home.
Date: August 3, 1945
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

[Mr. and Mrs. Bascom Giles with Two Soldiers]

Description: Photograph of Mrs. Effie Dean Giles and Mr. Bascom Giles, Commissioner of the General Land Office of Texas, sitting on the front steps of a large home with two young men in uniform.
Date: August 3, 1945
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

[Bascom Giles and Group of Texas Masons]

Description: Photograph of Bascom Giles, Grand Master of The Grand Lodge of Texas, wearing masonic regalia. He is standing at a podium on a stage with a group of Texas Masons.
Date: July 27, 1945
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

Austin High Orchestra

Description: Photograph of an orchestra on stage. Several people are in the audience of the auditorium.
Date: April 4, 1945
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

St. John Orphanage Track, Proposed Naval Hospital Site

Description: Photograph of a dilapidated old building, St. John's Orphanage Track, also the proposed naval hospital site. The stone building is dirty and there is damage to the roof. It is surrounded by a field and a dirt road leads to the building.
Date: March 13, 1945
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photographic Laboratory, City of Austin, Texas
Item Type: Photograph

Service Center at Driskill Hotel

Description: Photograph of an American soldier standing at a map covered with slips of paper. The legend on the map reads "Where are you from?" A note on the back of the photograph reads "Service Center at Driskill [Hotel]."
Date: February 24, 1945
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photographic Library Austin, Texas
Item Type: Photograph

[Turkey Chicks in Incubator]

Description: Photograph of a worker pulling a tray of turkey chicks out of an incubator on Ralph E. Janes turkey ranch. Another worker is watching. Their uniforms read: "Bar Nothing Ranch Austin Texas"
Date: February 4, 1945
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

[CIO Legislative Conference at the Driskill]

Description: Photograph of the CIO Legislative Conference at the Driskill Hotel during the 49th Texas Legislature. There are several men and women seated at tables in a conference room. There is a banner hanging on the wall that reads: "Unionism is Democracy's Bulwark."
Date: January 11, 1945
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

[Delegates at CIO Legislative Conference]

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing at the CIO Legislative Conference at the Driskill. Several individuals in the group are wearing ribbons that read: "CIO Delegate."
Date: January 11, 1945
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

[Man and Woman Seated at 49th Texas Legislature]

Description: Photograph of a man and woman seated at a table during the 49th Texas Legislature. The woman is wearing a hat and fur coat and the man is wearing a suit. There are a few men sitting and standing in the background.
Date: January 11, 1945
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Holding Ledger at 49th Texas Legislature]

Description: Photograph of a man holding up a large accounting ledger at the 49th Texas Legislature. The ledger reads "Operating Expenses, Sales, Costs, Services, Summary." He is standing in an office.
Date: January 11, 1945
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

[People in House of Representatives]

Description: Photograph of people in the House of Representatives during the 49th Texas Legislature. There are men and women seated, standing, walking and chatting.
Date: January 11, 1945
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

[Confederate Monument at Texas State Capitol]

Description: Photograph of the Confederate Monument on the Texas Capitol grounds. A view of three of the "five bronze figures on a gray granite base representing the Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery, and Navy, headed by the Confederate president, Jefferson Davis" (From Texas State Preservation Board). The monument reads: "Confederate Dead."
Date: January 1, 1945
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

[Governor's Mansion]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion showing the east elevation, grounds, walkway, screened upper porch, flag pole, and Carriage House. The roof of the house is obscured by green foliage from several trees on the front lawn. The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant here in 1945 was Governor Coke R. Stevenson. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph