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[Bridge over Barton Creek]
Photograph of a bridge over Barton Creek.
Bridge over Barton Creek
Photograph of a group of people stand on and below a stone bridge, built by Swiss engineer and former Confederate colonel Getulius Kellersberger (1820-1900), at Barton Creek. Kellersberger, along with Arnold Kellersberger (July 30 1883-June 19 1972) and Alma Shudde Kellersberger (March 6 1888-October 2 1976), are pictured but not identified.
[Bridge Over Lily Pond]
Photograph of a wooden foot bridge crossing over a lily pond at botanical gardens.
[Brigadoon performance at the Zilker Hillside Theater]
Photograph of the cast of actors performing Brigadoon as the summer drama at the Zilker Hillside Theater in Austin.
Broken Spoke
Photograph of the exterior of the Broken Spoke located at 3201 South Lamar Boulevard. Neon signs in the shape of wagon wheels and with the name are above the porch. American flags are draped on each end of the building.
[Bryker Woods Elementary School Classroom]
Photograph of a room, possibly a library or study room, at Bryker Woods Elementary School, located at 3309 Kerbey Lane. Several large tables are in the foreground, bookshelves are along the back wall, and a chalkboard is on the wall on the right side.
[Building at Austin Memorial Park Cemetery]
Photograph of the exterior of a building at the Austin Memorial Park Cemetery.
[Buildings on Congress Avenue]
Photograph of a view looking south down Congress Avenue. Among the buildings lining the street are he Austin American and the Von Boeckmann Jones Company.
[Bullock's Hotel]
Photograph of the Bullock's Hotel on the corner of Congress Avenue and 6th Street.
[Bullock's Hotel]
Photograph of exterior view of Bullock's Hotel on Congress Avenue. Other buildings, including Sampson & Henricks Groceries/Hardware, are visible.
Butler Shores
Photograph of a woman and her small dog on the shore of Town Lake. The woman is reaching down into the water.
[L.C. Anderson High School class of 1960]
Photograph of Anderson High School graduating class of 1960. The school was originally named E. H. Anderson and later renamed L. C. Anderson. The school, located at 900 Thompson Street, was Austin's all-black high school for many years until students were integrated following desegregation.
[L.C. Anderson High School closing boycott]
Photograph of students boycotting the closing of L.C. Anderson High School. The school was ordered closed in 1971 by a federal judge as part of desegregation. African-American students and parents sit on sidewalks and cars to protest the closing. The school, located at 900 Thompson Street, was originally named E.H. Anderson, and later renamed L.C. Anderson after one of its longest-serving principals. In 1973, a new, integrated L.C. Anderson High School reopened at its current location at 8403 Mesa Drive.
[L.C. Anderson High School football field]
Photograph of the L.C. Anderson High School football field. Workers are visible at the tops of each light pole on the far side of the field. The photograph was taken during the erection of the lights at the field.
[E.C. Nauert at Public Market]
Photograph of a man standing, holding his ribbon next to a bin of produce at city market. Caption on back of photo reads: "1st prize winner Mr. E. C. Nauert, New Sweden. Dedication of Public Market."
[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.
[Calbraith P. Rodgers landing plane]
Photograph of a crowd gathered around Calbraith P. Rodgers when he crash landed his plane at Ridgetop. He was flying from Sheepshead Bay, New York to Pasadena, California.
Camp Mabry
Photograph of a building at Camp Mabry with cars and trucks parked outside.
[Camp Mabry Gate]
Photograph of front gate of Camp Mabry. Cars are parked along the fence and horse-drawn wagons are visible behind the fence. Men in uniform stand near the cars.
[Capitol Building After Fire of 1881]
Photograph of state Capitol building after the fire on the 9th of November, 1881. Several people can be seen standing on the steps leading up to the building.
[Capitol Building Burning]
Photograph of the Capitol building on fire, with smoke emanating from the top floor and roof of the building. Onlookers are gathered in the street; also visible are horse-drawn fire engines.
[Capitol Construction]
Photograph of a close up view of the construction of the Capitol building. A man stands on top of a high wall while a few other men on scaffolding guide a pillar, attached to a crane, into place.
[Capitol Construction]
Photograph of construction of the state capitol building. The main building is mostly complete while construction of the dome is just beginning.
[Capitol Cornerstone Dedication]
Photograph of a crowd of people gathered for the cornerstone dedication during the construction of the state Capitol. Some onlookers can be seen sitting and standing on top of the derricks used for the construction.
Capitol Grounds - Austin, Texas
Photograph of the Capitol Grounds in Austin, Texas. The photograph is on the front of a postcard written to Joe Harrell in Kingsland, Texas from Bob. The correspondene on the postcard reads, "It is he_ _ to have to go back to work after having such a fun easy time. Regards to All. Bob."
Capitol under construction
Photograph of the Texas state capitol building under construction. Several cranes are erected. Two small buildings in the foreground are offices for the contractors.
Cars in Traffic
Photograph of cars stuck in traffic by Brackenridge Hospital, waiting to turn right at a yield sign onto 15th Street.
[Carver Branch Library]
Photograph of exterior view of the Carver Branch Library, later part of the Carver Museum. Two trees in front of the building are bare of leaves.
Carver Branch Library
Photograph of a man wearing glasses is looking at a book whlie sitting at a table inside the Carver Branch Library. It is a wide view of the room and there are a couple of children checking out books in the background.
[Catherine Lamkin and Howard Norris in Office]
Photograph of Mrs. Catherine Lamkin & Mr. Howard Norris behind a deask in an office, looking through some paperwork.
"Caught by Captain" from Zilker Hillside Theater's "Peter Pan"
Photograph of Zilker Hillside Theater's production of "Peter Pan". The scene depicted shows Captain Hook's capture of Peter Pan, Wendy Darling and her brothers/the lost boys.
[Cavalry Troops Marching in Texas Capitol Building Dedication Parade]
Photograph of the parade for the dedication of the Texas State Capitol building. This particular photograph features cavalry troops (Interstate drill) marching down Congress Avenue. Crowds of spectators are standing watching on either side of the street. Many flags are on display.
[CCC Tents Under Trees]
Photograph of a campsite for the Civilian Conservation Corps, with two rows of tents with cots under shade of trees.
Cedar Choppers
Scene with cedar choppers. Men and boys are in a car and a truck. A house and trees are partially visible in the background.
[Central Fire Station]
Photograph of the exterior of the Central Fire Station #1 at 401 East 5th Street.
Central Fire Station Kitchen
Photograph of the interior of the kitchen of the central fire station. A refrigerator is at left, a stove and oven at center, a sink to the right and a table and chairs partially visible in the foreground.
Central Fire Station Living Room
Photograph of the living room of the central fire station located at 401 East 5th Street. A table and chairs is at center, and more chairs and a sofa circle the room.
Central Fire Station Southwest View
Photograph of a southwest view of the central fire station located at 401 East 5th Street.
[Chef Jean-Pierre]
Photograph of Chef Jean-Pierre standing with anoher man in a kitchen. He is placing food onto a plate.
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.
[Children around USN sand sculpture at Sandcraft]
Photograph of a group of children around a sandbox with a sand sculpture of an anchor and the initials U.S.N. (United States Navy) imprinted over it at Sandcraft Park.
[Children at Barton Springs Pool]
Photograph of older children and young people splashing in the water and siting in the shallow waters of Barton Springs pool.
[Children in Palm Park Swimming Pool]
Photograph of a lifeguard with boys in Palm Park swimming pool. The children are identified on the back of the photograph as follows: L-R: Ouerry(?), Bobby; Day, Edward; Bell, Roger; Young, Roger; Chamber, Alton; Houseton, John. Guard: Colthorpe, Duane.
[Children playing at Wooldridge Park]
Photograph of children playing at Wooldridge Park. Wooldridge Park gazebo is in the center of the photograph.
[Children swimming at Rosewood Park]
Photograph of a group of African-American children swimming and splashing at the Rosewood Park for Negroes swimming pool. Extensive use of swimming pool and facilities demonstrates success of this recreation center.
[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.
[Choir Singing at St. David's Episcopal Church]
Photograph of the choir singing and standing around the altar of St. David's Episcopal Church.
Christie's Seafood, Steaks and Cocktails
Photograph of a view of the rear of Christie's Restaurant from the water; a Christie's boat is docked on the water behind the restaurant. Christie's was located on Town Lake at 1st St in Austin.
[Christmas Program - Rosewood Recreation Center]
Photograph of a large group of children singing at a Christmas program at Doris Miller Auditorium at Rosewood Park. Some of the audience is visible in the foreground.
Christopher Street, looking west from 3rd Street
Photograph of Christopher Street looking west from 3rd Street. The road is unpaved and just a few houses, partially obscured by trees, are visible.