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Montage: various buildings

Description: Copy negative of six photos attached to a sheet of paper. The images show (left-to-right, top-to-bottom): [1] a house with a long canopy covering the sidewalk; [2] the front of "Deacon Jones' Barbecue" with several men outside; [3] a man wearing a cap and apron outside a store; [4] the front of "Vandyke Business Service"; [5] the storefront of "LGTT Lumber Co and Materials" on a main street; [6] The front of a residential-type building with decorative woodwork and a sign over the door.
Date: April 22, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal

[Monument and Texas State Capitol Building]

Description: Photograph of a monument across from the Texas State Capitol Building. It reads: "This Memorial to the Builders of the Great State of Texas Erected A.D. 1938 by the Texas Historical and Biographical Record." A list of names follows. The Texas State Capitol building is in the background.
Date: June 25, 1942
Creator: Douglass, Neal


Description: Photograph of Mo-Pac Expressway at Lake Austin Boulevard looking north. There is light traffic on the road and the railroad tracks and a train are visible in the highway median.
Date: 197u
Creator: Austin Citizen