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Damned up Creek between East Avenue and Red River Street
Photograph of a damned up creek between East Avenue and Red River Street.
[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.
Dancers on Stage at Symphony Square
Crowd of children and parents watching dancers on stage at Symphony Square in Austin.
[Dancing at Hancock Recreation Center]
Photograph of couples dancing inside of Hancock Recreation Center.
Deaf and Dumb Institute
Photograph of men a women standing on top of foundation of the Texas school for the Deaf. Francis Fischer and J.B. Nitchke hold the cornerstone. "Deaf and Dumb Institute, Fischer and Lambie Contractors, Lumber from Clacasieu Lumber Co." is written in the bottom left-hand quarter of the photo.
[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 of Lohman's Bridge
Photograph of the road leading to Lohman's Bridge taken during dedication celebration. Several cars are visible on the road and on the new bridge.
Dedication of Stacy Pool
Photograph of people swimming as crowds look on at the nighttime dedication of Stacy Pool in 1937.
[Dedication Plaque - Givens Recreation Center]
Photograph of two people looking at a dedication plaque inside Givens Recreation Center.
Deep Eddy, Austin Tex
Photograph of spectators and swimmers at Deep Eddy Bathing Beach.
Deep Eddy Bathing Beach
Photograph of panoramic view of Deep Eddy Bathing Beach.
[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.
[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.
[Deserted Log Cabin]
Photograph of the exterior of a deserted log cabin.
[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.
[Dining room interior of the Villa Capri Motor Hotel]
Photograph of Villa Capri Motel restaurant dining room, located at 2300 North Interregional Highway (East Avenue, now I-35), with a burnished steel sunken charcoal broiling pit, for cooking steaks, in the center. There are overhead chandeliers made of bundles of radiating brass rods that simulate sunbursts, or perhaps exploding atoms. On the far wall is a modern wall design made with colored panels. The vaulted ceiling has exposed beams. Four-top dining tables with white table cloths are set with plates and utensils. The metal welding work at the Villa Capri Motor Hotel Restaurant was done by Milton Messer, who operated the Modern Supply Company machinists and welders from 1942 to 1982.
[Disch Field]
Photograph of the outfield of Disch Field with a few baseball players on it. "Disch" is mowed into the lawn. The scoreboard is for Austin vs. Sherman. A body works shop is in the background.
[Diver at Deep Eddy Pool]
Photograph of a woman diving off of a tall wooden platform into Deep Eddy pool.
Domestic Science Senior Cooking Class, Austin High School, 1908
Photograph of the 1908 domestic science senior cooking class at Austin High School. Bottom row (left to right): Annie Lou Puckett, Lily Ecklund, Lora Turner, Fannie Walker, Rosa Maas. Middle row (left to right): Katie Clark, Nettie B. Sullivan, Adele Barbisch, Clara Stovall, Alice Ramsdell, Lomie Layton. Top row (left to row): Miss Bell (teacher from Denton), Inez Slaughter, Nona Lewis, Janie Tannehill, Bessie Enlow, Mabel Maud, May Belle Robbins, Bessie Pate, Emma Seeker and Salome Anthony. Photo gift of Mrs. Mabel Maud Huckaby.
[Don Stence and assistant]
Photograph of Don Stence (seated) of the Austin Parks and Recreation Department and assistant looking over architectural park plans. The drafting desk is covered with drawings and plans.
Don Stence with Town Lake Exhibit
Photograph of Don Stence, of Austin Parks and Recreation Department, showing Town Lake Exhibit.
[Donate Old Tires]
Photograph of a tire donation point in front of the Texas State Capitol's south façade during World War I. The donation point is designed to look like a totem pole like those found in the Pacific Northwest. The cement base of the pole is painted with the words "Donate Old Tires."
[Double Parlor at Governor's Mansion]
Photograph of the Double Parlor at the Governor's Mansion. Some arm chairs and a small table are in the front room, and a piano and fireplace are in the back room.
[Drawing of the Governor's Mansion]
Photograph of an illustration of the Governor's Mansion in 1856.
[Dress fitting at Pan American Recreation Center]
Photograph of a woman standing with her right arm lifted while a seamstress works on the waistline of her dress. More women are working on sewing machines or sewing by hand. Several women measure and cut fabric in the back. This sewing room was in the old Pan American Recreation Center at 3rd Street and Comal Street. The Pan American Recreation Center was opened in June 1942 as the first Latin American Recreation Center in Austin and run under the auspices of the Federated Latin American Club and directed by the Austin Recreation Department. The name "Pan American Recreation Center" was chosen by the executive committee during a center naming contest. On September 7, 1956, a new Pan American Recreation Center was formally dedicated at 2100 East 3rd Street, just west of the old location and where it currently exists today. The building adjoins Zavala School and was built at a cost of $155,261. The Hillside Theater was later built and completed in June 1958.
D.E. Hall School of Domestic Economy
Photograph of a group of women sitting out front of the D.E. Hall of Domestic Economy. These women were associated with the Young Women's Christian Association as indicated by notes on the back of the photograph. Stamped on one of the boards of the school is [CALC]ASIEU LUMBER referring to Calcasieu Lumber Company which was established in Austin,Texas in the early 1880s.
[Eanes one-room school building]
Photograph of a classroom interior as seen from the back entrance door, showing wooden desks and seats with slatted backs in the foreground, along with a cast iron stove in the central aisle. To the back of the photograph lies the teacher's wooden desk, and a long blackboard that spans the length of the front classroom wall. There are two wall-mounted gas lamps above the blackboard, and several photographs are posted above and on the blackboard. The floor is constructed of wooden boards, and the walls are board and batten. There is a window to the right in the photograph, which has an opaque shade shaped like an awning. This is probably a view of the 1896 one-room school, which replaced the 1874 school that burned, and was used from 1896 to 1937. The 2 acres of land for the school were provided by William and Sophia Teague. Builders of the school were Henry Johnson, Oscar Carlson, and John Marshall. This photograph is copied from a manuscript by Mrs. H. R. Gentry, entitled: "Eanes School, Travis County".
[Early Phase of Capital Building Construction]
Photograph of beginning phase of construction of the capitol. Building is surrounded by piles of limestone rocks and wood debris. A worker is standing on the precipice of the roof and construction cranes are also visible.
[East 1st Street]
Photograph of East First Street looking west from San Marcos Street after track removal. Lockhart Ice Cream store sign visible on left.
[East 6th Street at Neches]
Photograph of the south side of East 6th Street taken from Neches. Humpty Dumpty Grocery at 419 East 6th is shown in the photo.
[East 8th Street at Sabine]
Photograph of E. 8th St. looking east from Sabine St. after paving. Cars and businesses, including East Produce, line the sides of the street.
[East Austin Elementary Students]
Photograph of a group of students at East Austin Elementary School posing for a portrait.
East Avenue
Photograph of East Avenue looking south from Lookout after a recent snowfall.
[East Avenue]
Photograph of a man standing in the middle of East Avenue. The photograph was taken before the street rails were placed.
East First Street
Photograph of East First Street looking west from San Marcos Street, after track removal. Cagles Place, Lockhart Ice Cream and Heep Dairy Products are on the south side of the street.
[East track concreted]
Photograph of the concrete team working on the east railroad track on Congress Avenue, looking toward the Capitol. The crews are working hard in the background while horses and carts line up to visit the clothing and shoe shops that line the road. Signs are visible for Carl Mayer Jeweler, Wright & Robinson, Mens Outfitters, Emil Risse art photographer, a commercial college and a laundry. A trolley car is visible in the distance.
[Edward Evans]
Photograph of Edward Evans, of the State Board of Control, trimming the Capitol shrubs.
[Elazar Tamayo and his wife, Lupe Tamayo]
Photograph of Elazar Tamayo and his wife, Lupe Tamayo, a Hispanic or Latino couple, visible from the waist up, standing in front of a building. Both appear to be in their late 50s or early 60s. He has salt-and-pepper hair and a moustache, and she has dark, wavy chin-length hair. She is wearing a sleeveless, open-collar cotton shirt, and he is wearing a button-front shirt with elbow-length sleeves. The 1976 Austin City Directory lists their residence as 1100 Lilly Terrace.
[Elephant Parade]
Photograph of a parade of circus elephants marching South down Congress Avenue. The Capitol building can be seen in the upper left corner of the photograph.
[Elisabet Ney Museum]
Photograph of the exterior of the Elisabet Ney Museum.
Elisabet Ney's Studio
Photograph of an exterior view of Elisabet Ney's Studio. The stone building has a classical style pediment. Two people are visible seated at a table to the side of the building. In 1892, European portrait sculptor Elisabet Ney (1833-1907) purchased property in Austin at 304 East 44th Street, established a studio named Formosa, and resumed her career as a noted sculptor. Ney sculpted and collected portraits of notable Texans and Europeans. Following Ney’s death in 1907, her friends preserved the studio and its contents as the Elisabet Ney Museum and established the Texas Fine Arts Association dedicated to her memory.
Ellen (Kinnard) Alexander
Portrait of Ellen (Kinnard) Alexander seated in a rocking chair on a porch. Alexander was previously enslaved.
[Ellison Von Rosenberg General Store]
Photograph of the front exterior of Ellison Von Rosenberg General Merchandise store in Manchaca, Travis County. There are several people standing in front of the store and one man is sitting on a horse.
[Emancipation Day Celebration band, June 19, 1900]
Photograph of African-American band at Emancipation Day celebration, June 19, 1900, held in "East Woods" on East 24th Street in Austin. Mrs. Grace Murray Stephenson kept a diary of the day's events, which she later sold to the San Francisco Chronicle, which wrote a full-page feature on it.
[Emancipation Day Celebration, June 19, 1900]
Photograph of Emancipation Day celebration, June 19, 1900 held in "East Woods" on East 24th Street in Austin. Mrs. Grace Murray Stephenson also kept a diary of the day's events which she sold to the San Francisco Chronicle which reported a full-page feature on it.
[English lessons at the Pan American Recreation Center]
Photograph of a group of adults sitting around a table and read from "Elementary Reader - English" books during an English lesson at the Pan Am Rec Center. The Pan American Recreation Center was opened in June 1942 as the first Latin American Recreation Center in Austin and run under the auspices of the Federated Latin American Club and directed by the Austin Recreation Department. The name "Pan American Recreation Center" was chosen by the executive committee during a center naming contest. On September 7, 1956, a new Pan American Recreation Center was formally dedicated at 2100 East 3rd Street, just west of the old location and where it currently exists today. The building adjoins Zavala School and was built at a cost of $155,261. The Hillside Theater was later built and completed in June 1958.
[Entrance to Memorial Park Cemetery]
Photograph of entrance to Memorial Park Cemetery, showing Sexton's residence and office.
[Eric Fitzpatrick Hula Hooping]
Photograph of a boy (Eric Fitzpatrick) hula hooping in Shipe Park in the local competition for the National Hula Hoop Contest. Behind him in the background are other children in their bathing suits watching him. The boy went to Nationals in Disneyland.
[Excavation for 1955 Addition to Power Plant]
Photograph of 1955 excavation for the addition to Seaholm Power Plant. Workers are constructing the foundation of the building.
[Exterior Austin High School from the corner of 12th Street and Rio Grande Street]
Photograph of the exterior of the Austin High School Rio Grande Campus from the corner of 12th Street and Rio Grande Street looking north. A moon tower is visible on the corner and a lamp post is visible on the far right foreground. Trees are bare indicating fall or winter.