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[Rosewood park bandstand]

Description: Photograph of the empty Rosewood Park bandstand. The bandstand is surrounded by electric light posts, and a large tree offers shade to the left.
Date: August 23, 1939
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photographic Lab., Austin
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Rosewood Park swimming pool]

Description: Photograph of the empty swimming pool at Rosewood Park for Negroes. The photograph shows the shower in the middle left where swimmers can wash off grass and dirt before entering the pool. The diving board is visible behind the shower indicating this is a photo of the deep end of the pool. A lifeguard sits in the lifeguard chair at the far end of the pool. A swing set is partially visible behind the diving board and a some trees.
Date: May 19, 1936
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photographic Lab, Austin
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Rosewood Park pool]

Description: Photograph of the swimming pool at the Rosewood Park for Negroes. The pool was built by J.F. Johnson Construction and is seventy feet wide by seventy five feet long, and runs three feet to seven feet and six inches deep. The photo is of the shallow end of the pool. Two cars are parked in near the pool. A lifeguard sits underneath a rules notice.
Date: May 19, 1936
Creator: Ellison Photo Service
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Swimmers at Rosewood Park pool]

Description: Photograph of swimmers at the swimming pool at the Rosewood Park for Negroes. Because of an extensive remodeling and enlargement program, Rosewood Pool opened its swimming session on June 19, but even with this late start, attendance for the rest of the season totaled 73,155. The completed pool measures 70' x 125' plus an adjacent wading pool that is 20' x 40', giving a combined total of 9,550 sq. ft. A water filtering system was installed with a 3-gallon per minute filter rate. The pool has a 350,000 gallon capacity with a 6-hour turnover. Other improvements include underwater lights in the deep end of the pool. Total cost of improvements was about $68,000.
Date: 1936~
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Rosewood playground pageant, August 1960]

Description: Photograph of the Rosewood Playground Pageant at Rosewood Park. In this performance, two actors sit next to each other on folding chairs before a painted cityscape background. The male actor holds his arms apart and looks at the female actress as if he is showing her something. Lights are strung above the actors in the outdoor stage area. Three boys in the foreground watch the play. A woman sits at a piano on the far right.
Date: August 1960
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Rosewood Park for Negroes

Description: Photograph of a group of black children watching a youth prepare to dive from the diving board into the public pool at Rosewood Park.
Date: September 8, 1938
Creator: Ellison Photo Service, Austin
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Children in Rosewood Park]

Description: Photograph of two young girls standing in a park with a group of children playing behind them. According to a handwritten note on the back of the photo, it was taken in Rosewood Park in Austin in 1958.
Date: May 26, 1958
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Girls and boys playing at Rosewood Park]

Description: Photograph of children playing at a Rosewood Park baseball field. The boys form one circle by holding hands with each around the pitching mound and a second circle by holding hands around home plate (on the left) other while the girls form a third circle by holding hands with each other around the path from home plate to first base. Parents of both sexes observe and instruct. A bicycle is visible on the lower left. The view of the field is from the first base bleachers, looking toward left field. A car and a few homes are visible beyond left field.
Date: [1959, 1969]
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Children swimming at Rosewood Park]

Description: Photograph of a group of African-American children swimming and splashing at the Rosewood Park for Negroes swimming pool. Extensive use of swimming pool and facilities demonstrates success of this recreation center.
Date: August 19, 1938
Creator: Ellison Photo Service
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Girl with Award-Winning Beef Calf]

Description: Photograph of a woman standing with a beef calf and holding a ribbon with says "Grand Champion Beef Calf." A note on the back of the photo indicates that the woman is "Miss Hau." This was part of the annual Travis County Food and Livestock show held at Rosewood Park in Austin. Doris Miller Auditorium is visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Beef Calves at Food and Livestock Show]

Description: Photograph of people showing their beef calves. A handwritten note on the back of the photo describes it: "Fourteen heavy weight beef calves weighing 819 pounds and over showed in Travis County's Third Annual Food and Livestock Show on the 26th and 27th of March 1947. These calves were sold at auction in Austin for an average of 29 cents per pound." The livestock show took place in Rosewood Park.
Date: March 1947
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Meat Display]

Description: Photograph of cuts of meat displayed on a butcher paper wall, with ribbons on some of them, and jars of preserved food on a table below them. Signs on the wall say, "Kill and cure the A&M way and save from waste," and "Hands off." According to a handwritten note on the back of the photo, it was taken at Rosewood Park in Doris Miller Auditorium, probably for the Travis County Annual Food and Livestock Show.
Date: 194u
Creator: Ross Studio
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Beef Calves]

Description: Photograph of a row of young men standing with their beef calves. A handwritten note on the back of the photo describes it: "Fourteen heavy weight beef calves weighing 819 pounds and over showed in Travis County's Third Annual Food and Livestock Show on the 26th and 27th of March 1947. These calves were sold at auction in Austin for an average of 29 cents per pound." The livestock show was held at Rosewood Park in Austin.
Date: March 1947
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Children and Award-Winning Cow]

Description: Photograph of a girl and two boys standing with a small cow. One of the boys is holding a ribbon that says "Grand Champion Best." Other people and a car are in the background. This was at the annual Travis County Food and Livestock Show in Rosewood Park in Austin.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Boys with Beef Calves]

Description: Photograph of young men and boys standing in a row with their beef calves at the 1949 Travis County Livestock Show at Rosewood Park in Austin. Spectators stand behind them and cars are visible in the distance.
Date: 1949
Creator: Ross Studio
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Jerome Boyd Collins, Sr. with a Cow]

Description: Photograph of Jerome Boyd Collins, Sr. standing with a cow and holding a ribbon that says "Reserve Champion Beef Calf." He wears a cap with the 4-H clubs symbol. According to a handwritten note on the back of the photo, it was taken at the Third Annual Food and Livestock Show at Rosewood Park in 1946.
Date: 1946
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Boy with a Cow]

Description: Photograph of a boy kneeling next to a beef calf and holding a ribbon which says "Grand Champion Beef." He is at the annual Travis County Food and Livestock show in Rosewood Park in Austin.
Date: 1948
Creator: Ross Studio
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Boys and Men with Beef Calves]

Description: Photograph of men and boys kneeling next to their beef calves in front of wooden pens at the 1948 Travis County Food and Livestock Show in Rosewood Park in Austin. Doris Miller Auditorium is partially visible in the background.
Date: 1948
Creator: Ross Studio
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Boy with a Cow]

Description: Photograph of a boy wearing a 4-H hat and tie standing with a beef calf and holding a Food and Livestock Show ribbon in his hand. The show was held at Rosewood Park in Austin. The Doris Miller Auditorium is visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Young Boy and a Show Pig]

Description: Photograph of a young boy kneeling next to a show pig and holding a ribbon that reads "1st Place, Travis County Fourth Annual Food and Livestock Show, 1948, Swine, Sponsored by the Austin Negro Chamber of Commerce with Austin Chamber of Commerce Assisting." The boy wears a cap with the symbol for 4-H clubs. The event took place at Rosewood Park in Austin.
Date: 1948
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library