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[Travis Bank and Trust]

Description: Photograph of Travis Bank and Trust with a parking lot built on the ground beneath the structure. The building was located at 3711 North Lamar Boulevard, possibly now heavily renovated or demolished. The photo is taken from across the street, at a southwest angle. The building is a pale color with many dark windows and has two major segments that can be seen, each with a different number of stories. The shorter of the two segments can be seen in the foreground.
Date: November 20, 1976
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Torchbearer Statue]

Description: Photograph of "The Torchbearers" statue, located at the UT Undergraduate Library. The statue is of a running man passing a torch off to another. A tarp can be seen obscuring the background but grass at the bottom of the photo suggests it was taken on site, as the statue is a permanent outdoor fixture.
Date: September 22, 1977
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Traffic Control Office]

Description: Photograph of a man sitting in a traffic control office with a large map on the wall to the right and large pieces of office equipment throughout the room. The man can be seen looking at a piece of paper. A desk with an ashtray, some note books, and folders can be seen in the foreground to the left.
Date: February 5, 1977
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Adams Extract Arrangement]

Description: Photograph of a food arrangement laid out on a table. A casserole dish with tortilla chips and a platter full of what appears to be some type of cake squares can both be seen. A chili powder bottle, vegetables, and corn chips can be seen placed on the table around the two main dishes.
Date: October 20, 1971
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Computerized Schematic]

Description: Photograph of a man in a light colored shirt looking at a schematic on a Computek device in the Motorola facilities. Several machines can be seen in the background, including two light up drafting boards. A person can be seen at the light board to the left, creating a motion blur.
Date: May 17, 1977
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Examination Room]

Description: Photograph of the interior of an air force medical center at Lackland Air Force Base. The room seen in the photo is a physician's examination room meant for multiple patients. Two examination tables can be seen, one in the center of the room and one in the left background. Privacy curtains can be seen drawn open on the left wall, and machines and tubs can be seen along the perimeter of the room. In the foreground, a cart full of supplies can be seen to the left, and a tall chair can be seen next to a tub to the right.
Date: August 17, 1979
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Erwin Center Steel Construction]

Description: Photograph of a portion of the Erwin Center under construction. From the top left corner to the bottom right, a large, flat, rectangular structure constructed from steel beams can be seen. The base of a constructed steel tower made from smaller beams can be seen to the right. A group of workers in hard hats can be seen standing together to the bottom left, and bits of construction materials can be seen scattered in the dirt in the background.
Date: December 19, 1975
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Erwin Center Construction]

Description: Photograph of the steel beam framing for a circular structure. The shape of the building suggests it is the Erwin Center. The edge of the steel beam wall in the foreground can be seen curving around to the right in the background. The dirt in the center of the structure is dug out, and a crane can be seen to the right in the background.
Date: August 11, 1975
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[American Bank Exterior]

Description: Photograph of a tall, mirrored-window building housing the American Bank. The building stands on the corner of West 6th Street and Colorado Street. An empty intersection can be seen in the foreground, and two low, light colored buildings can be seen to the left of the building. A parking lot with several trees can be seen to the right.
Date: June 24, 1978
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Austin Aerial and Loop]

Description: Photograph taken from the sky of the area around Austin, TX where the skyline of downtown can be seen in the distance, along with its surrounding suburbs. In the foreground, the edge of Loop 360 can be seen.
Date: August 21, 1978
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Austin Aerial]

Description: Photograph taken from the sky of downtown Austin where the city can be seen in the distance, along with small neighborhoods and suburbs in the foreground.
Date: August 21, 1978
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Barbecue Ad]

Description: Photograph of a plate of barbecued ribs and side dishes surrounded by horseshoes, horseshoeing equipment, and a background construction of barbed wire and fence post, all seen on a burlap surface.
Date: June 1, 1978
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Board Game]

Description: Photograph of a game board of interlocking hexagons for a space-themed, strategy role-playing game. The card explaining the rules of the game and cards for player stats can be seen laid on top of the board.
Date: August 22, 1974
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[The Barn Exterior in Daytime]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of a restaurant called "The Barn", located at 8611 Balcones Drive. Three large buildings can be seen side by side and attached to one another. The first is a cylindrical structure with the words, "Steaks and Seafood", seen painted on. Next, is a barn-like building with the restaurant's name seen on the front. Third, is a building made to appear like a steamboat with the words, "Showboat" and "Port of Austin".
Date: May 26, 1977
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Driskill Penthouse]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of a penthouse building on top of the Driskill Hotel. The building is small but well crafted, with several wood sculpted architectural details seen along the exterior wall under the roof line. Several lights can be seen posted to the building's perimeter. An attached window awning can be seen on the foremost side of the house over an entrance. A very tall antennae can be seen coming from the peak of the building's roof top.
Date: November 15, 1979
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[High School Interior Balcony]

Description: Photograph of the interior second floor of a foyer in Westlake High School. Orbs that could either be decorations or light fixtures can be seen hanging in the foyer from the skylight roof above. Several students can be seen around the balcony railing on the upper floor, and the first floor can be seen down below with more students standing together. Sets of lockers can be seen to the far right on the upper floor.
Date: June 29, 1971
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Architectural Office]

Description: Photograph of the Spencer and Associates architect, office located in an older building. Four desks can be seen in the foreground, and a low bookshelf wall with a Corinthian column can be seen to left, closing in the desk area. Track lighting can be seen on the ceiling above the desk area, and in the background an exposed air duct can also be seen near the ceiling.
Date: November 15, 1979
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Animal Sculpture]

Description: Photograph of a statue of an animal that could be either a mongoose or an otter, created by artist, Charles Umlauf. The animal is poised on a rock that is also part of the statue figure. The sculpture can be seen resting on a smooth surface, such as a floor or table, with a grassy material in the backdrop.
Date: November 1, 1977
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Children in Class]

Description: Photograph of a group of school children in a classroom at Pflugerville Elementary School. The children can be seen working in workbooks at small desks, and the teacher can be seen standing to the far right. A chalk board with the alphabet can be seen on the left wall, and shelves with coats and lunchboxes can be seen on the wall to the right, in the background. An open door can be seen to the left of the lunchbox shelf.
Date: October 6, 1978
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Children in Cafeterira]

Description: Photograph of a group of school children eating lunch in the Pflugerville Elementary School cafeteria. The students can be seen sitting at a very long lunch table with stools attached. two teachers can be seen standing in the background at the end of the table. An empty table can be seen in the foreground, and the cafeteria kitchen can be seen in the background through windows and doors on the wall to the right.
Date: October 6, 1978
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Employee in Computer Lab]

Description: Photograph of a Motorola employee sitting in a tech lab. He can be seen from behind sitting in the foreground at a table with a computer and an unknown machine. In the background several large machines and equipment can be seen.
Date: February 20, 1979
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Elementary School Exterior]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of the Pflugerville Elementary School building. The structure is long and narrow. A flag poll with the U.S. and Texas flag can be seen in the background to the right, at the end of the building. A school bus can also be seen next to the flag poll. An empty lot can be seen in the foreground and a tree can be seen in the background to the left.
Date: October 6, 1978
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Employee with Draft Board]

Description: Photograph of a man seen from the back sitting at a large drafting board with a schematic at the Motorola facilities. The man is wearing a long sleeved, button up shirt with a printed design. A screen with an attached keyboard can be seen on a rolling stand to the right. Several larger machines, including a printer, can be seen to the left of the room.
Date: February 20, 1979
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[High School Lecture Hall]

Description: Photograph of a class of students inside a small lecture hall in Westlake High School. A teacher or fellow student can be seen standing at the front of the classroom to the right with a stack of papers. The students can be seen to the left, sitting at desks and facing towards the front. A brick wall with a classroom sign can be seen in the background, as well as a door to the right of the sign.
Date: June 29, 1971
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library