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[People and a Cow at the Food and Livestock Show]
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.
[People at 4-H Event]
Photograph of boys signing in at a table at a 4-H event at the entrance of a building. A woman is handing out stickers.
[People at an Event]
Photograph of a group of men and women standing in lines in a community recreation center (most likely Doris Miller Auditorium in Rosewood Park in Austin) at an event of some kind. Some people are at a ticket window.
[People at Escalator]
Photograph of several people standing in front of an escalator leading to Gates 13-16 at the Robert Mueller Municipal Airport in Austin, Texas. A man with a camera kneels to the right.
[People at Food and Livestock Show]
Photograph of a crowd of people surrounding wooden pens at the Travis County Food and Livestock Show in Rosewood Park in Austin. In the foreground is a cow tied to a fence. Cars are visible in the distance.
[People at Table]
Photograph of two people wearing gas masks sitting at a table with equipment on it, during a mock casualties and chemical warfare exercise.
[People at Texas Special Olympics]
Photograph of people on a track during the Texas Special Olympics. People are also visible in the stands.
[People at the Post Exchange]
Photograph of people at the post exchange in 1943.
[People boarding a passenger train]
Photograph of two women wearing long dresses and large hats, two men in suits and hats, a black porter and two conductors (one black and one white) stand near a stationary train. One of the women is standing on the boarding stool at the train door and bending over; she appears to be looking for something. Above her, part of a third woman's body is visible in the door opening. There is a number written in pencil on the lower left corner of the photograph that reads "6009".
[People By Sign]
Photograph of a crowd of people standing around a sign that reads "1998 - Austin's New Airport". Trees are visible in the background.
[People dancing at the inauguration of Governor Allan Shivers]
A group of people dancing at Governor Allan Shivers' inauguration. The inauguration was held at the Coliseum.
[People Giving Massages]
Photograph of women giving massages to people laying on the ground. Two other people stand and watch and a third person sits in a chair and watches.
[People Holding Trophies]
Photograph of Paul Brown, Philip Chegoyan, another man and a woman holding trophies in front of three flags.
[People in Base Store]
Photograph of a woman at the check out, placing items on the conveyor belt at the base store.
[People in Boat on Colorado River]
Photograph of three women and two nicely dressed men in a boat at Mormon Falls on the Colorado River with Mt. Bonnell in the background.
[People in House of Representatives]
Photograph of people in the House of Representatives during the 49th Texas Legislature. There are men and women seated, standing, walking and chatting.
[People near Biplanes]
Photograph of a crowd of men, women, and children observing a line of biplanes. They are in a field near St. Edward's University in south Austin.
[People Riding Horse Sled]
Photograph of people on a sled pulled by a horse on Congress Avenue in the snow. The operator's coat reads "Hobby Horse Stables". They are in front of the Austin American Statesman building.
[People Riding Horse Sled]
Photograph of a horse pulling a group of people on a sled down Congress Avenue covered with snow. They are in front of the Austin American Statesman building.
[People shopping at Price's Dress Shop]
People shopping for dresses in Price's Dress Shop. There is also jewelry in display cases about the store.
[People standing behind the counter of an ice cream parlor]
Three men and two women standing behind the counter at an ice cream parlor. The back wall of the parlor is filled with advertisements.
[People waiting in line at 2-J Hamburgers]
People waiting in line at the glass window of 2-J Hamburgers. There is a man in a 2-J apron making hamburgers to the right of the photo.
[People washing cars at Joe's Quick Car Wash]
A view from across a street of Joe's Quick Car Wash. There are two men washing a car to the left. A bus is approaching on the right. A man is waiting at the bus stop.
[People Washing Dishes Outdoors]
Photograph of a man and two women in a yard washing dishes in large pots outdoors. A dog is lying down in the foreground and several chickens are walking in the yard. Visible behind them are some wooden shacks or sheds.
[People Wearing Gas Masks]
Photograph of people wearing gas masks walking out of a tent carrying bags, binders, and briefcases during a mock casualties and chemical warfare exercise.
[People with Turkeys]
Photograph of a man and woman standing in a farm yard full of turkeys. Wooden houses and/or barns are visible in the background.
[People with Turkeys]
Photograph of a man and woman standing in the middle of a flock of turkeys. Fields are visible in the background.
[People working at 2-J Hamburgers]
Employees working inside 2-J Hamburgers. There are three men wearing aprons and "2-J" shirts to the right of the photo. There are two women working to the left of the photo. There are several hamburgers on the grill.
[People working at 2-J Hamburgers]
People and automobiles outside of "2-J Hamburgers." The sign outside states "2-J 19 cent Hamburgers, French Fries 10 cents"
[People working construction at the University of Texas]
People working at a construction site at the University of Texas campus. There is a large amount of lumber surrounding the construction site.
[People working inside the 2-J Hamburger Store]
A group of people working inside the 2-J Hamburger store. Two of the people are making and wrapping hamburgers.
[Performance at the Zilker Hillside Theater]
Photograph of two actors perform on stage at the Zilker Hillside Theater in Austin. They wear rumpled suits and a bridge set piece is visible behind the actors.
[Performance at the Zilker Hillside Theater]
Photograph of actors performing a song while extras look on in the background at Zilker Hillside Theater in Zilker Park in Austin.
[Performance at Zilker Hillside Theater]
Photograph of a cast of actors performing on stage at the Zilker Hillside Theater in Austin. The actors are positioned around the stage and on the bridge set piece.
[Person in Gas Mask Under Plane]
Photograph of a maintenance and aircrew unit member, who wears a gas mask, under a plane during the employment phase of the TAC Operational Readiness Exercise.
[Personnel at Attention]
Photograph of military personnel standing at attention in front of three officers in a hangar.
[Personnel at Pinning Ceremony]
Photograph of military personnel standing at attention during a pinning ceremony. A man to the left is pinning something to the shirt of the man in front of him. Behind him, another man stands with an open box.
[Personnel Moving Boxes]
Photograph of military personnel moving boxes on yellow vehicles at the Bergstrom Air Force Base.
[Personnel on Phones in the Central Tower]
Photograph of two men, left, and a woman on phones in the central tower at Bergstrom Air Force Base.
[Personnel on Trucks]
Photograph of military personnel standing on the roofs of several trucks on the tarmac. More people stand on the ground, and planes are visible to the left.
[Pete Alsup]
Portrait of Peter W. Alsup, office manager of Texas Building and Equipment.
Pete Caruso
Man standing behind counter next to cash register waiting on woman customer. Caruso's Cafe & Delicatessen was located at 311 W. 6th Street. Owner was Pasquale Caruso.
Pete Engelking, Night Editor of The Austin American-Statesman
Pete Engelking, Night Editor of The Austin American-Statesman, seated behind his desk.
[Petition in case about ownership of slaves]
Petition in a case ("Calvitt v. Harris") about ownership of slaves. Includes typewritten transcription of the document.
[Phantom F-4's]
Photograph of Phantom F-4 airplanes lined up in a row, with all of their cockpits open.
[The "Phillip Morris Midget" standing on a desk next to Governor Jester]
The "Phillip Morris Midget" standing on a desk next to Governor Jester in the Capitol building. The "Phillip Morris Midget" is holding boots in one hand and a certificate in the other. Governor Jester is holding a carton of Phillip Morris cigarettes.
Phoebe
Short story set in New Orleans.
The Phonograph and the Graft
Two grifters decide to introduce the phonograph to South America.
[Photo of back of train and Sam Wah Cafe]
Photo of back of train and Sam Wah cafe during during Harry Truman's Whistle Stop tour. Austin, Texas.
[Photo of Bill Monroe]
Photo of Bill Monroe (Neal Douglass photographer). Austin, Texas.