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[Pease Elementary School Students]
Photograph of a large group of students with a teacher on the steps of Pease Elementary School.
[Pease Elementary School Students]
Photograph of a group of students and teacher on the steps of Pease Elementary School.
[Pease Elementary School Students]
Photograph of high 1st & low 2nd students at West Austin School (Pease Elementary). Ellen (Helen) Paggi is on the back row, extreme right.
[Pease Elementary Students Forming Rows]
Photograph of Pease Elementary school students standing in uniform rows, placing their hands on each others' shoulders. The schoolteacher stands and watches. The street and nearby houses are visible in the background.
Pecan Street
Photograph of Pecan Street (now 6th Street), looking east. The first building on the left is Frank Ragio's store.
[Pecan Street (6th Street) Before Driskill Hotel]
Photograph of Pecan Street (6th Street) looking east from Colorado circa 1879, taken before the Driskill Hotel was built. Hamilton Biscoe Hillyer's gallery is in the photograph.
Pecan Street Looking East from Oliphant's Photo Gallery
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.
Pecos High Bridge
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."
[Pecos High Bridge and Railroad]
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."
Pecos River
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."
[Pecos River Seen from the Pecos High Bridge]
Photograph of the Pecos River from above. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Pecos River from the [Pecos] High Bridge - S.R."
[Pecos River Seen 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."
[Peirce Family]
Photograph of group seven elderly people.
Pemberton Place 2413
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.
[The Penicone quadruplets next to a man at a desk]
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
Penn Field
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.
[People among debris after Waco tornado]
People in uniform in a group among destroyed buildings at night.
[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 Barton Springs]
Photograph of people sitting and standing along the side of the pool at Barton springs. Some are in swimming suits and others are in street clothes.
[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.