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[Colorado Machine Shop]

Description: Photograph of an industrial complex including Colorado Machine Shop and Lone Star Ice Works. On the dirt road in front of the buildings are men with horse-drawn wagons.
Date: unknown
Creator: Berner, George H. & Marks, H. R.
Item Type: Photograph

[Colorado River Flood]

Description: Photograph of the 1935 Texas flood of the Colorado River. The photograph was taken of Congress Avenue from the south. The Capitol building can be seen in the background of the photograph.
Date: June 15, 1935
Item Type: Photograph

[Colorado River Flood]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of the Colorado River in Austin during a flood. The Congress Avenue bridge and several blocks are submerged. A few buildings are seen sticking out above the water. A crowd is gathered at the south end of the bridge. The capitol is in the distance.
Date: 193u
Creator: Specht, Jack
Item Type: Photograph

[Colorado River Flood]

Description: Photograph of a house surrounded by floodwaters during a Colorado River flood. The capitol dome is visible in the distance.
Date: [..1909]
Item Type: Photograph

[Commissioners Watching a Presentation]

Description: Travis County Commissioners Richard Moya and Ann Richards and County Judge Mike Renfro seated together in a meeting room watching a presentation from an unidentified man in the foreground. The man appears to be holding a map or large document. Other spectators are off to the side.
Date: 1970~
Creator: Austin Citizen
Item Type: Photograph

[Confederate Home for Men group photo]

Description: Large group portrait, including some Confederate veterans of the U.S. Civil War, in front of the Confederate Home For Men. A.W. Taber, superintendent, and wife Minnie Lee Taber, are in center forefront. The small child is Jean Sutherland.
Date: 192u
Item Type: Photograph

[Congress Avenue]

Description: Photograph of pre-1875 Congress Avenue taken from the southwest side of the avenue.
Date: unknown
Creator: H.B. Hilyer
Item Type: Photograph

[Congress Avenue]

Description: Photograph of pre-1875 Congress Avenue taken from the southwest looking towards the Capitol Building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Congress Avenue]

Description: Photograph of a bustling Congress Avenue taken from the south looking towards the Capitol Builing. People are walking or riding on horse and carriage.
Date: 188?
Creator: F. Chapman
Item Type: Photograph

[Congress Avenue]

Description: Photograph of Congress Avenue looking north. Cabaniss Hardware and Dewey Garage are visible at right, as well as cars and some advertisements painted on the buildings. The Capitol is visible in the distance. Streetcar rails are in the center of the road.
Date: January 26, 1920
Item Type: Photograph

[Congress Avenue Before 1875]

Description: Photograph of a view looking down Congress Avenue, taken before 1875. There are builidngs and horse drawn buggies lining the street. The Capitol (1853-1881) building is in the background.
Date: unknown/1875
Item Type: Photograph

[Congress Avenue with Capitol in snow]

Description: Photograph of Congress Avenue covered in snow with a veiw of the capitol building. The street is slushy with dirty snow that hasn't been plowed, and cars parked along the side of the streets are covered in snow.
Date: February 8, 1967
Item Type: Photograph

[Construction of] Municipal Golf Course tool house

Description: Photograph of construction of the Austin Municipal Golf Course tool house, made of white bricks. Scaffolding circles the walls, and the support for the roof is visible. The municipal Golf Course, constructed originally by the Lions Club in 1928 at 2901 Enfield Road and then donated to the city in 1936, has served its citizens since 1934 and has long been Austin's most popular course.
Date: April 8, 1939
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photographic Lab., Austin
Item Type: Photograph

[Construction of the Capitol Building]

Description: Photograph of the construction of the State Capitol Building, looking at the east side of the building. The base of the building is largely complete and scaffolding is in place to build the dome.
Date: [1885..1888]
Item Type: Photograph

[Construction of the control tower at Mueller Municipal Airport in Austin, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the aircraft control tower under construction at Mueller Municipal Airport. There is scaffolding around the concrete interior support structure, and board formwork is in place for pouring a flared level near the top of the tower. In front of the tower, the scalloped metal terminal roof is under construction, and there are several wooden construction shacks in foreground.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph