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[Postcard of Washington D.C.]

Description: Postcard with text that says "Greetings from Washington D.C." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard, addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten in PA, says "I am in Washington and can say I am practically lost for I know very little about this city compared with New York. The temperature is sizzling for the first in a long time. I saw the Wash. Monument and White House today- (this evening) we arrived here about 6:30. So long. Woodrow."
Date: May 30, 1942
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Austin Athletic Club at Shoal Creek by House Park

Description: Photograph of rear exterior of the Austin Athletic Club at Shoal Creek by House Park. Visible are: a tennis court; benches for watching matches; two workers changing out screens on the second floor windows. The first organized recreation center in Austin was the privately owned Austin Athletic Club, built in 1923, by William T. Caswell. In 1931. Mr. Caswell sold the club to the City of Austin for "a small remuneration". The name of the center was officially changed to the Austin Recreation Center in 1970. After substantial damage, due to the Memorial Day flood of 1981 that center was closed after the existing center was built and opened in 1986.
Date: October 30, 1942
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photographic Lab., Austin
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library