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[Photograph of Captain John August Earl Bergstrom]
Photograph of a framed photograph of Captain John August Earl Bergstrom.
[Photograph of Commander J. R. Mulligan]
Photograph of Commander J. R. Mulligan, sitting at a table with a book open in front of him.
[Photograph of Men Planting a Pecan Tree]
Photograph of two unidentified men planting a pecan tree at the state Capitol. All of the men are wearing suits, including the one holding the tree upright; the man next to him is bending over shoveling some dirt.
[Photograph of Men Planting a Pecan Tree]
Photograph of two unidentified men plant a pecan tree at the Capital; all of the men are wearing suits while planting, and one man is holding the tree up while another is digging and piling dirt into the hole.
[Photograph of Roy Bedichek in Garden]
Photograph of Roy Bedichek standing in his garden, next to his tomato plants. There is a house behind the garden.
[Photograph of Roy Bedichek with Tomato Plants]
Photograph of Roy Bedichek standing in his garden next to his tomato plants with his hands in his pockets.
[Photograph of San Gabriel Flood]
Photograph of a flooded area with a house surrounded by water.
[Photograph of San Gabriel Flood]
Photograph of debris in a flooded area.
[Photograph of Students in a Classroom]
Photograph of students sitting at long tables doing school work in a classroom.
[Photograph of Sunday Break II Concert]
Photograph of general view of Sunday Break II rock concert from on stage. The concert was held at Steiner Ranch. Featured artists included The Band, Chicago, England Dan & John Ford Coley, Fleetwood Mack, Peter Frampton (who played Sunday Break in May of the same year), and Steve Miller Band. Sunday Break II was not as successful as the first Sunday Break due to the oppressive heat and trouble for crowds getting to the festival. The crowd estimated at 45,000 out of an expected 100,000; and the income gathered $350,000 out of an expected $800,000, forcing MayDay Productions (event organizers) into bankruptcy.
[Photograph of Texas State Capitol at Night]
Photograph of Austin, Texas shot from downtown on South Congress showing the State Capitol lit up at night.
[Photograph of the Night Hawk Restaurant During a Flood]
Exterior view of the Night Hawk restaurant showing an unidentified man walking in the flood waters towards the restaurant during the 1957 flood. Located on South Congress and Barton Springs Road.
[Photograph of the Republic of Texas Seal]
Photograph of the terrazzo seal in the floor of the rotunda at the state capitol. The seal has "The Republic of Texas" written at the center of a star, surrounded by the crests and names of other countries. There are several unidentified people standing on one part of the seal.
[Photograph of Treaty Oak in Winter]
Photograph of Treaty Oak, a 500 year old landmark, with buildings in the background.
[Photograph of Treaty Oak in Winter]
Photograph of Treaty Oak, a 500 year old landmark, with buildings in the background.
[Photograph of Treaty Oaks]
Photograph of a large tree dominating the foreground with an unknown building in the background, partially obscured by the foliage.
[Photograph of Two Unidentified Boys in Front of a House]
Photograph of two unidentified boys standing in front of a wooden house in a yard that has been flooded with water during the 1938 flood.
[Photograph of Woman]
Photograph of a photograph of a woman. The photo is tacked to a bulletin board. The handwriting in the bottom right corner of the photo reads, "Doll You have meant the world to me this year. Love, Mama." The photographer wrote the name "Dolly Maud Bryant" on the envelope of the negative.
Photographer
Close-up of an unidentified photographer seated on a hard case with his press camera resting in his left hand on his left knee at the scene of the New London School explosion.
[Photographer with family]
Man taking photograph with family behind him outdoors.
Physics Building
Exterior of University of Texas Physics Building, University Dr. north of 24th
Picnic
Seven men standing around wood piles eating watermelon
Picnic
Two pause while eating watermelons at a truck bed at the picnic
Picnic
Two women, one man and a boy inspect watermelons before choosing
[Picture of a Dolomite Quarry on a piece of paper]
A picture on a piece of paper of a Dolomite rock quarry. There is a dirt road in the middle of the rocks. The caption under the picture states "Dolomite Quarry of Superior Stone Products, Inc. Old Round Rock, Texas"
[Pigeons in Anson, Texas]
Photograph of pigeons gathered around a wooden-fenced area with a large birdhouse or dovecote. Much of the view is obscured due to the motion blur of flying pigeons.
[Pigeons in Anson, Texas]
Photograph of numerous pigeons gathered in a wooden-fenced. Some are sheltered in what appears to be a large birdhouse or a dovecote.
[Pilot Training in Water]
Photograph of a male pilot training in water. He wears a helmet, and an inflatable float surrounding him is labeled "for training."
[Pilots and Planes]
Photograph of pilots on their planes. People stand near the planes, and vans are visible to the right.
[Pilots in Cockpit]
Photograph of two pilots in the cockpit of an airplane.
[Pilots Standing by Plane]
Photograph of two pilots standing in front of a plane. The man on the right holds a binder, while the other man looks on.
The Pimienta Pancakes
A cow camp cook tells a story about a pancake recipe.
Pioneer Air Lines
Photograph of a group of men and women standing by a Pioneer Air Lines airplane.
[Pioneer Air Lines]
Woman exiting airplane greeted by group of men.
[Pioneer Air Lines]
Pilot and flight attendant exiting airplane. Pilot is handed a Baylor watch by two men.
Pioneer Service Station
Exterior shot of Pioneer Service Station, 1100 Red River
Pioneer Service Station
Exterior shot of service station with car at pump, 1100 Red River
Plan of the City of Austin
Photograph of the survey map of the City of Austin 1839. Surveyed by L. J. Pilie and Charles Schoolfield, drawn by L. J. Pilie.
Plan of the City of Austin
Photograph of a map of the City of Austin. Original map drawn by L. J. Pilie in 1839.
[Plane By Control Tower]
Photograph of a plane near the control tower of the Bergstrom Air Force Base.
[Plane Flying Over City]
Photograph of a plane flying over a city.
[Plane Interior]
Interior features of plane, the 1st DC-4 in Austin. Austin, Texas.
[Planes in V Formation]
Photograph of five Thunderbird planes in a V formation.
[Planes in V Formation]
Photograph of planes flying in a V formation among clouds.
[Planes Taking Off]
Photograph of planes taking off from the landing strip at the Bergstrom Air Force Base.
[Planning Fund Drive for Crippled Children]
Group of children with fund drive advertisements.
[Planning Fund Drive for Crippled Children]
No Description Available.
[Playground leaders]
Photograph of a group of playground leaders. Women are seated in the first row, and men are standing in the rear. Beverly Sheffield is identified in the back row, 2nd from right.
[“The Plight Before Christmas” script]
“The Plight Before Christmas,” a humorous script read at Richard Niles and Anita Graham's 1953 Christmas party.
Policeman directing traffic
Officer O. G. Hill directing traffic at 6th and Congress while holding a large umbrella.