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[Photograph of the Cathedral of San Fernando, San Antonio, Texas]
Photograph of the Cathedral of San Fernando in San Antonio, Texas. Several shops are visible in the street to its right. The back of the photograph has a detailed history of the building and its predating missions printed on it.
[Photograph of the Kampmann Building]
Photograph of the Kampmann Building, a bank at the Northeast corner of the Alamo Plaza at San Antonio, Texas.
[Photograph of the Main Plaza in San Antonio, Texas]
Photograph of a line of horse-drawn carriages in a street at downtown San Antonio, Texas. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "North east corner of Main Plaza."
[Photograph of the Mission Nuestra Señora de la Purísima Concepción de Acuña, San Antonio, Texas]
Photograph of the Mission Nuestra Señora de la Purísima Concepción de Acuña near San Antonio, Texas.
[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 Pecos River from the Pecos High Bridge]
Photograph of a river from above. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Pecos River from the [Pecos] High Bridge - S.R."
[Photograph of the Pecos River from the Pecos High Bridge]
Photograph of the Pecos River from above. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "From the Pecos High Bridge - Sunset Route - 4/10/13 - Ht. 320 ft."
[Photograph of the Pecos River from the Pecos High Bridge]
Photograph of a river from above. The river is in a dip between two cliffs. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Pecos River - 1912."
[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 the San Antonio River, San Antonio]
Photograph of the San Antonio River. The silhouettes of three individuals are visible in the bottom left corner of the image. The other side of the river has buildings behind a wooden fence. The back of the photograph has a printed history of the city of San Antonio.
[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 Troops at Spofford Junction]
Photograph of a line of troops on horseback. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Spofford Junction - 4/8/13 - 14 Cav. Troops [...]."
[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 U.S. Military Post Officers' Quarters]
Photograph of Officers' Quarters at a U.S. Military post. The building is a slanted, two-story row of rooms in four segments. A brief, printed history of San Antonio is provided on the back of the photograph.
[Photograph of U.S. Military Post, San Antonio, Texas]
Photograph of a U.S. Military post, taken from a distance uphill. The back of the photograph provides a printed description and history of the vicinity.
[Photograph of William A. A. (Bigfoot) Wallace]
Photograph of William A. A. (Bigfoot) Wallace, a famous Texas Ranger, standing at the end of a small stone wall. The back of the photograph provides a printed biography of him.
[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.
[Photograph of Yucca Trees, San Antonio, Texas]
Photograph of three Yucca Trees in an arid landscape. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Along the Rio Grande River, Texas." Additionally, the back of the photograph provides a history of the San Antonio Missions.
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.
Planting Pecan Tree
Two unidentified men plant a pecan tree at the Capital.