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[Exterior View of the Austin Tropic Shop]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the Austin Tropic Shop furniture store. The bottom floor is surrounded with large plate glass windows, and there is a billboard advertisement on the roof. The photograph is underexposed.
Date: April 20, 1950
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
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Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Charlie Lung and His Wife Walk Away From the Altar]

Description: Photograph of Charlie Lung and his wife walking away from the altar at their wedding. Lung is wearing a dark-colored suit, and Mrs. Lung is wearing a light-colored dress.
Date: April 8, 1947
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Pontifical Mass at Seton Hospital 50th Anniversary]

Description: Photograph of people at the Pontifical Mass at the Seton Hospital 50th Anniversary celebration. There is a large group of men kneeling at the front of the room, and there is a large stained-glass window in the back of the room.
Date: April 15, 1951
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Beauford Jester with the Texas Square Dance Association]

Description: Photograph of Governor Beauford Jester posing in an office with a man and a woman from the Texas Square Dance Association. They are holding a Les Gotcher square dance album.
Date: April 17, 1948
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Housing and Construction Site]

Description: Photograph of a housing development site for the Air Conditioned Village, taken from the junction of two roads. In the foreground, a house with a sign in front can be seen along with two vehicles parked in the yard to the left of the building. On the road to the left, a car is parked with its driver's side door open. A truck with a tank and several more houses can be seen in the background.
Date: April 12, 1954
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[All Faiths Chapel Entrance]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the All Faiths Chapel where a large, stained glass, window feature can be seen. The photo is taken from behind one of the wooden church pews near the chapel's entrance. A wall that consists of wooden, geometric shapes can be seen below the large window. The entrance that can be seen at the center of the wall is a unique half hexagonal shape. Two geometric pendant lights can be seen hanging from the ceiling above.
Date: April 12, 1962
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[All Faiths Chapel Interior]

Description: Photograph of the interior of a steep, A-framed building called the All Faiths Chapel. The photo is taken from the front of the church, looking back towards the entrance. Several long, wooden pews can be seen on either side of the chapel aisle, and a massive stained glass, window feature can be seen on the back wall. The roof design includes skylight windows where the to side of the roof are meant to join, which can partially be seen at the top of the photo. The entrance that can be seen in the back ground has an unusual, half hexagonal design.
Date: April 12, 1962
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[All Faiths Chapel Altar]

Description: Photograph of the interior of a steep, A-framed building called the All Faiths Chapel. Rows of wooden pews can be seen with hymn books place in slots attached to the backs and several geometric pendant lights can be seen hanging from above. In the background, the chapel altar can be seen, with two candelabras and a cross resting on it. A piano can also be seen in the background tot he right, and much of the back wall is taken up by a very large, stained glass, window feature.
Date: April 12, 1962
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Artist Sculpting]

Description: Photograph of artist, Charles Umlauf, in the middle of sculpting a bust of a man with a bow tie. The artist is standing to the left of the large bust, wearing a t-shirt and holding a sculpting tool. The back ground is a solid, dark color.
Date: April 10, 1980
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Exterior View of the St. Mary's Academic Building]

Description: Photograph of the St. Mary's Academic Building, taken from the southeast corner street. It is a two story building with exterior windows on the south and east faces of the building. There is a parking lot on the south and east sides of the building.
Date: April 22, 1950
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Homes Under Construction]

Description: Photograph of two rows of houses under various stages of construction and a simple dirt road that divides the two rows. Five houses can be prominently seen to the right of the road and four can be seen on the left. A person can be seen standing in the bed of a truck parked at the right foremost home, working on the roof in some way. Three more vehicles can be seen parked in front of different homes to the left.
Date: April 12, 1954
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Children's Salon Chair]

Description: Photograph of a salon chair for children that resembles a merry-go-round animal in the form of a frog. The chair sits on a light colored floor with matching paneled wall in the background. Just above the paneling in the background, a wallpaper print with sailboats can be seen.
Date: April 19, 1986
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Dining Couple at Stage Coach Inn]

Description: Photograph of a staged couple posing at the Stage Coach Inn at a dining table set with plates and dinnerware. The couple can be seen looking up towards a waiter standing next to the table. An atrium with skylights and a very large tree can be seen in the background. The ceiling has a noticeably rustic design where prominent wooden beams can be seen.
Date: April 14, 1962
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Model in Golf Cart]

Description: Photograph of a woman wearing a cowgirl hat, dark one-piece swimsuit, and dark high heels while posing in the seat of a motorized golf cart. The car can be seen with three wheels, no doors, and a small roof with tassel trim. A set of golf clubs can be seen in the back of the cart.
Date: April 27, 1960
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Models with Motorized Cart]

Description: Photograph of two women posing to advertise a motorized cart for Powered Products of Texas. The cart can be seen with no roof or doors, and only three wheels and a single front seat. A large package can be seen in the carts carrier bed in the back. The woman seated in the cart can be seen wearing a bikini with blocky X's and O's printed on it. The woman standing to the left of the cart has on a dark, one-piece swimsuit. Both are wearing high heels.
Date: April 27, 1960
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Model with Engine]

Description: Photograph of a woman posing next to an engine on a table for Powered Products of Texas. She can be seen winking and making the "OK" sign with her hand. She is wearing a high waisted bikini with blocky X's and O's printed on the fabric and a pair of dark high heels.
Date: April 27, 1960
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Recreation Department]

Description: Photograph of the City of Austin Recreation Department building on an open lawn. Two sidewalks can be seen leading to the building from the left and right, and a row of garden plants can be seen around the building's perimeter. The building has a glass front entrance and a wall protruding out to the right with the department's name on it. What look to be power line poles with stadium lights can be seen in the background behind the building, and a tree can be partially seen in the left foreground.
Date: April 6, 1960
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Salon Chair for Children]

Description: Photograph of hairdresser salon chair for children. The chair is designed like a merry-go-round animal figure in the shape of a seal. It can be seen sitting on a light colored floor with a matching light colored paneled wall in the background.
Date: April 19, 1986
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Stage Coach Inn Couple by Window]

Description: Photograph of a model couple posing by a large window with a view of a pool outside at the Stage Coach Inn. A tall, stone fire place can be seen to the left along with a large, potted plant. A group of dainty dining tables and chairs can be seen to the right, and a striped couch and matching chair can be seen in the foreground to the left. Oval pendant lights can be seen hanging from the ceiling above.
Date: April 14, 1962
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
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Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Cubic Furniture Set]

Description: Photograph of a set of cubic furniture. The set is light colored, and consists of two couches, two chairs, and two square tables. The couch furthest to the back has a darker seat cushion than the rest. A plant can be seen in the back left corner.
Date: April 15, 1974
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Construction of House]

Description: Photograph of a home in the mid-stages of construction in Austin, Texas. The home is single story, windowless, and a ladder can be seen leaning upright against the right side of the building. In the foreground, two signs advertising the construction site and the architect can be seen. In the background to the right, a single-story house with a swing set in front can be seen. More houses can be seen in the background to the left.
Date: April 12, 1954
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Couple Posing in Stagecoach]

Description: Photograph of a couple riding in a stagecoach and posing for the camera in a graveled area. The coach is drawn by two horses who are at a standstill for the photo. The driver is dressed in western clothes, with dark pants, a plaid shirt, and a cowboy hat. The couple are each looking out a window of the coach and looking at each other. Trees can be seen throughout the background.
Date: April 14, 1962
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Faulk Central Library Rendering]

Description: Photograph of a reproduction of an artist's rendering of the Faulk Central Library building as seen from the South. The rendering features a light colored, three story, cubic building, with several cars and people drawn on the grounds. The name of the library can be seen in the bottom left corner and the name of the architectural firm can be seen in the bottom right. The artist's signature can also be seen on the bottom right edge of the rendering.
Date: April 15, 1975
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
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Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Faulk Central Library Interior Rendering]

Description: Photograph of a reproduction of an artist's rendering of the interior of the Faulk Central Library building. The rendering consists of a lounge area with people drawn reading books, and a set of stairs and bookshelves in the background. The building's name can be seen in the bottom left corner and the name of the architectural firm can be seen in the bottom right. The artist's signature can also be seen at the bottom right under the edge of the rendering.
Date: April 15, 1975
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library