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Ralph Yarborough's Birthday Party

Description: Large group of people gathered around a birthday cake. People in the background are Senator Yarborough's Texas and Washington staff. Foreground left is Senator's son, Richard, wife Ann, and their daughter Clare.
Date: June 8, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

Ralph Yarborough's Birthday Party

Description: Mr. Yarborough cutting birthday cake, holding his Granddaughter, Clare McJimsey Yarborough, age 11 months. Several people in background watching.
Date: June 8, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

[Ranch Hand with Bull]

Description: Photograph of a ranch hand standing in a field and leading a bull by a rope on Porter Ranch.
Date: March 17, 1960
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

[Ranch Hand with Bull]

Description: Photograph of a ranch hand standing outside and leading a bull by a rope on Porter Ranch.
Date: March 17, 1960
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

Randy's Circle R Bar-B-Que

Description: Exterior of Randy's Circle R Barbecue located at 501 E. 5th St. The restaurant eventually became known as The Pit. The building was the home of Susanna Dickinson, Alamo survivor, and her husband Joseph Hannig. It was restored and is now the Joseph and Susanna Dickinson Hannig Museum.
Date: April 29, 1949
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

[Rapid waters formed at Austin Dam after Colorado River flood]

Description: Photograph of high, rapid waters of the Colorado River at the site of the former Austin Dam. The dam was built in 1890 in an attempt to bring industry to the city, but failed after upriver storms sent a flood cracking the dam and killing eight people when the powerhouse flooded.
Date: 1900
Creator: Hill, S.B.
Item Type: Photograph

Ray E. Lee

Description: Man, woman and young child seated behind desk. Woman is writing with a pencil. Ray E. Lee is listed as postmaster in the 1942 Austin City Directory.
Date: June 19, 1942
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

Ray Ealy

Description: Photograph of man seated in chair. Ray M. Ealy was a field executive with The Boy Scouts of America.
Date: October 1, 1949
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

[Raymond Brooks Signing Document at Desk]

Description: Photograph of a man sitting at a desk in an office. He is signing a Lower Colorado River Authority document. The photographer wrote the name "Raymond Brooks" on the negative envelope.
Date: December 26, 1940
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

[Raymond Brooks Sitting at Desk]

Description: Photograph of a man sitting at a desk in an office. He is about to sign a Lower Colorado River Authority document. The photographer wrote the name "Raymond Brooks" on the negative envelope.
Date: December 26, 1940
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

[Rear of a small log cabin in the woods]

Description: Photograph of the rear of a small long cabin in a wooded area. The stone chimney stack is in the center of the wall and a small box for firewood sits to the left of the chimney. A small paned window with shutters is visible on the left side of the cabin.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Williamson, Nolen E.
Item Type: Photograph

[Rear of hut at Austin Municipal Golf Course]

Description: Photograph of rear view of a small roofed structure with benches inside on the Austin Municipal Golf Course. The hut is surrounded by trees and uneven land with a green behind it on the right. The municipal Golf Course, constructed originally by the Lions Club in 1928 at 2901 Enfield Road, has served its citizens since 1934 and has long been Austin's most popular course.
Date: July 14, 1939
Creator: Bureau of Indentification Photographic Lab., Austin
Item Type: Photograph

[Rear view Seaholm Power Plant]

Description: Photograph of the rear of the Seaholm Power Plant from the river side. Raised dirt roadways are visible in the foreground, as well as the many power lines emanating from the plant. The Seaholm Power Plant was constructed at 800 West 1st Street (now Cesar Chavez) in the 1930s and was eventually demolished in the 1960s.
Date: 194u
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photographic Lab., Austin
Item Type: Photograph

[Receiving Instructions]

Description: Photograph of Brigadier General Karl-Heinz Griese of the German Air Force, and Major Martin Knoll, a senior German officer, listening to Captain Dan Kelsey explain procedures on the use of the flight simulator at Bergstrom Air Force Base.
Date: [197u, 198u]
Item Type: Photograph