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ABOUT BROWSE FEED
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.
[Photo of crowd near train]
Photo of crowd near the train during Harry Truman's Whistle Stop tour. Austin, Texas.
Photo of Four Unidentified People
Photograph of three men and a woman posing for the camera. Two of the men are holding documents.
[Photo of Harry Truman and Lyndon Baines Johnson with a group on back of train]
Photo of Harry Truman and group at back of train during his Whistle Stop tour. Austin, Texas. LBJ is on the far left.
[Photo of Harry Truman with an Austin Jr. high pennant]
Photo of Harry Truman and group at back of train holding an Austin Jr. High pennant during his Whistle Stop tour. Austin, Texas.
[Photo of J. Frank Dobie]
Photo of J. Frank Dobie sitting and smoking cigar while reading book. Austin, Texas.
[Photo of young children with Christmas tree in background]
Photo of an 8 year old birthday party with children gathered in front of Christmas tree. Austin, Texas.
Photo of Young Man and Woman
Photograph of unidentified young couple posing for camera.
Photo of Young Man and Woman
Photograph of unidentified young couple.
Photo of Young Man and Woman
Photograph of unidentified young couple.
[Photograph of a Bridge at Austin Dam and Mayor Emma Long with Dignitaries]
Photograph of a bridge over the Austin Dam spanning a river. There are cars backed up along the bridge and Mayor Emma Long is there with her dignitaries. At the time of this photo the water level was very low.
[Photograph of a Flooded Road]
Photograph of a view looking down a flooded street with homes on either side and standing water in the road during the 1938 flood.
[A photograph of a musician holding a tenor saxophone]
A musician holding a tenor saxophone. He is wearing a suit and a tie.
[A photograph of a musician playing a tenor saxophone]
A musician playing a tenor saxophone. He is wearing a suit and a tie.
[Photograph of a Policeman Lecturing]
Photograph of a group of men and boys sitting on the ground facing a picnic table. One man is sitting at the table while a police officer stands next to it and gives a speech. A swing-set is visible in the background.
[Photograph of a Priest in an Office]
Photograph of a Catholic priest seated at a desk, typing on a typewriter.
[Photograph of an Unidentified Boy with a Kitten in Water]
Photograph of an unidentified boy standing in flood waters while holding a cat in his arms during the 1938 flood.
[Photograph of Austin High School Student Council]
Photograph of Austin High School 1971 student council members standing L to R: Katie Miller, Vice President; Anna Reyes, Secretary; Charles Riptoe, Treasurer; Seated: Carlton Lowe, President. Stephen F. Austin High School was founded in 1881.
[Photograph of Austin High School Violin Club]
Photograph of the Austin High School violin club with their instruments. Sitting (left to right): Chas Granger, Hugh McKeown, Sally Story, Gerald Bacon, Kathleen Molesworth (piano), Zeno Martin, Herman Bohn. Standing (left to right): Fletcher Kulman, Anna Bartholomew, Ahrendt Schuetze, Marion Kerns, and Billy Morris.
[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 taken by Marlon Taylor. 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.