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Aerial views - East Avenue Highway

Description: Aerial view of neighborhood south of the University of Texas in foreground, with the University Campus in the center and the Capitol and downtown visible above Texas Memorial Stadium. Red River Street is prominent in the frame.
Date: September 20, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Aerial views

Description: Looking NW from about the north approach from Lamar bridge. At the lower right, RR tracks cross Lamar Blvd. and note the RR Depot in the mid center of photograph and the water tank toward the bottom left. West 6th St runs in the center from left to right.
Date: April 18, 1950
Creator: Douglass, neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Intersection of Lamar and West 6th Street]

Description: Photograph of the intersection of Lamar Boulevard and West 6th Street looking south, most likely taken during the 1930s or 40s. The photograph includes automobiles and the McKean home in the top right corner. Also visible is the base of a moonlight tower.
Date: [1930..1950]
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Aerial Photo]

Description: Aerial photo. Austin, Texas. Looking south toward the Colorado River from East Austin. East 7th Street running from right to left (West to East) in mid center of frame. The swimming pool area (notice baseball field) in the center foreground of the photograph is now Zaragoza Park. In the center is the Iglehart buildings next to the railroad and lower the Govalle Shopping Center . Far left center is Brooks School.
Date: January 11, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Morrison & Fourmy's General Directory of the City of Austin for 1897-1898

Description: "Containing the present state, county and city governments, and a complete list of all postoffices and money order offices in Texas; also an index of societies, associations, churches, corporations, educational institutes; full name and address of all residents, their occupations or pursuits, and a complete classified business directory. Also a valuable street and avenue guide.
Date: 1897
Creator: Morrison & Fourmy
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Morrison & Fourmy's General Directory of the City of Austin for 1889-1890

Description: "Containing the present state, county, and city governments, and a complete list of all county officials, post offices and money order offices in Texas; also, an index of societies, associations, churches, corporations, educational institutes, the full name and address of all residents, their occupations or pursuits, and a complete classified business directory."
Date: 1889
Creator: Morrison & Fourmy
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Morrison & Fourmy's General Directory of the City of Austin for 1881-1882

Description: "Containing the present state, county and city governments, and a complete list of all county officials, post offices and money order offices in Texas; also, an index of societies, associations, churches, corporations, educational institutes, the full name and address of all residents, their occupations or pursuits and a complete classified business directory."
Date: 1881
Creator: Morrison & Fourmy Directory Co.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Early computers and office

Description: Photograph of two men in an early computing office. Two men observe a printer readout. One man sits in front of the machine, one stands behind the machine and leans over to read. The paper feeds from a shelf under the printer, through the machine, and into a box on the floor behind the machine. Reel-to-reel cabinets sit behind the men on the right, and a large IBM switchboard sits on a desk to the left. Exposed overhead ducts and vents are cooling the room.
Date: May 23, 1967
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Marble Falls Wool Scouring Equipment]

Description: Photograph of large wool scouring equipment from Marble Falls. There are several men standing on and in front of the equipment. The picture was taken at the site of the Walker's Austex Chili Plant in downtown Austin.
Date: January 13, 1941
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library