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[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

Red Ball Transfer and Moving building and truck

Description: Red Ball Transfer and Moving white truck parked in front of the company's building. On the side of the truck the following is printed: "LOCAL AND LONG DISTANCE MOVING; AUSTIN, TEXAS; PHONE 6-1200"
Date: May 21, 1951
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

[Red Cross Nurses Preparing Supplies]

Description: Photograph of groups of Red Cross nurses prepare medical supplies at tables. There is a large poster on the wall in the back advertising "The Greatest Mother in the World, War Fund 1943."
Date: 1943
Creator: American National Red Cross Capital Area Division
Item Type: Photograph

[Reeves County Officials]

Description: Group Photograph of Reeves County Officials in Pecos, Texas. Also present in this picture are a child and three pet dogs. Identified on the back are George Phillips, Judge Harrell, Ed McGee, J.K. Harrington, C.B. Calahan Sr., George Phillips Jr., W.N. Merritt, Tip Deal, Kirk Turnbo, and Tom Babb.
Date: 1885~
Item Type: Photograph

[Refueling Plane]

Description: Photograph of a man, sitting on the wing of a plane in order to refuel it at Bergstrom Air Force Base.
Date: 1988
Item Type: Photograph

[Registration desk of the Stephen F. Austin Hotel]

Description: Photograph of the registration desk or front desk at the Stephen F. Austin Hotel, located at 701 Congress Avenue in Austin. The desk sits on a dark marble base, topped by wooden panels and a dark counter. Two cubicles, formed by frosted glass and wooden posts, are at each end of the desk. Visible between them is a bank of key boxes or letter boxes. A ceiling fan and several commercial light fixtures hang from the recessed ceiling. There appears to be a hallway leading away from the left side of the reception desk.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph

Rent Control Office Moving -- West 8th Street

Description: Photograph of American Transfer and Storage Company van in front of building. Clark's Bluebonnet Cleaners, which was located at 213 W. 8th Street, is visible in the background.
Date: August 25, 1949
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph

[Replacement of Library Building]

Description: Exterior view of old library being replaced by the new one, intersection of W. 9th St and Guadalupe. The old building is being moved for relocation. The base of a moontower is visible at left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph