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Paulissen Bakery and Bybee's Drug

Description: Photograph of Paulissen Bakery & Bybee's Drug located in Austin at 15th & Lavaca streets. Seven delivery trucks are lined up on the curb in front of the warehouse. Truck drivers standing in front of passenger side doors are: (first from left) Felix Danz; (fifth from left) Joe Carriage.
Date: 1935
Creator: Boone Photo Company, Austin, Tex.
Item Type: Photograph

[Paving on 38th Street]

Description: Photograph of a worker raking out hot asphaltic concrete just laid by the machine visible on the right on 38th Street.
Date: 1975
Item Type: Photograph

[Pease Elementary School Students]

Description: Group portrait of teacher and students on the steps of Pease Elementary School in Austin. Someone is holding a sign off to the side, only a portion of it visible.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Pecan Street Looking East from Oliphant's Photo Gallery

Description: Photograph of East Pecan Street (now 6th street) with William Oliphant (who had a jewelry store on Pecan Street in 1852) on a horse. The child next to the horse is Will Carter. A building in the background is visible and has "Missouri House" painted on the side. It was the residence of Michael Ziller. A sign also hangs from the second floor balcony of the house reading "Austin Motel." Also visible in the background is England & Hannig Cabinet Makers.
Date: November 1866
Creator: Oliphant, W.J.
Item Type: Photograph

Pecos High Bridge

Description: Photograph of an elevated railroad leading up to a distant bridge. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Pecos High Bridge - 320 ft."
Date: March 28, 1914
Item Type: Photograph

[Pecos High Bridge and Railroad]

Description: Photograph of a railroad with the foot of a cliff to the left and a river to the right. Utility lines run above and to the right of the railroad. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Sunset Route."
Date: April 10, 1913
Item Type: Photograph

Pecos River

Description: Photograph of the Pecos River seen from above, probably from the Pecos High Bridge. The river is in a dip between two cliffs. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Pecos River - 1912."
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph

Pemberton Place 2413

Description: Installation of fireplace in a house being built at 2413 Pemberton Place. Dr. J. Harriss Williams was owner of the property. This is one of sixteen photographs but is the only one that was scanned.
Date: November 6, 1955
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

[The Penicone quadruplets next to a man at a desk]

Description: The Penicone quadruplets at the legislature, next to a man in a light colored suit. The man wearing the suit is seated at a desk with the quadruplets surrounding him. The quadruplets are dressed in military uniforms. Austin, Texas
Date: April 14, 1953
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

Penn Field

Description: Soldiers standing in formation during aviation training at Penn Field during first World War. Penn Field was located in south Austin, bordered by what is now South Congress, Woodward St. and Ben White Blvd.
Date: 1917/1918
Creator: Jordan Company
Item Type: Photograph

[People and a Cow at the Food and Livestock Show]

Description: Photograph of a woman with a cow, and four men standing on either side of them. A sign on the building behind them reads "Second Annual Food and Livestock Show, March 21 and 22, 1946." One man holds a sign reading "13." The show took place at Rosewood Park in Austin.
Date: March 1946
Item Type: Photograph