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[Man Holding Basket of Eggs with Chickens]

Description: Photograph of an old man holding a large basket of eggs outside of a hen house. There are chickens inside the hen house, and some walking around the pen. The man is wearing a dark-colored shirt and light-colored pants.
Date: November 11, 1954
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Seton Hospital Exterior]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of Seton Hospital, located at 600 West 26th Street. There are cars parked outside and a cross on top of the building.
Date: November 24, 1954
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Academic Study Area]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Flawn Academic Center. Several round and rectangular tables can be seen throughout the space with dark and light chairs. On each of the rectangular tables, a different bust can be seen. A wooden partition wall can be seen to the left, and two structural pillars can be seen toward the room's center. Along the back and far left wall, many cabinets full of books can be seen.
Date: [1964-11-20..1964-11-21]
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[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

[Tracking Receiver]

Description: Photograph of the front view of VLF Tracking Receiver Model 599 CS. Various knobs and gauges for fine tuning the signal and other components can be seen on the front face, along with two metal bars attached to either side.
Date: November 30, 1961
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

[Exterior View of Postmodern Building]

Description: Photograph of a building with decorative brick walls. The building is four stories tall with postmodern architecture elements, and can be seen sitting on the corner of two streets. A woman can be seen walking on the sidewalk to the right and several cars can be seen parked on the sides of both streets.
Date: November 20, 1962
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Lounge Study Area]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Flawn Academic Center that is slightly dark and underexposed, but a sitting area with a dark couch and two chairs can be seen in the right foreground with a glass coffee table. To the left on a lighter flooring, a long table with several chairs around it can be seen, along with a cabinet of books on the far left wall. On the right back wall, a long cabinet with dozens of thin drawers can be seen, along with several busts resting its surface.
Date: [1964-11-20..1964-11-21]
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

[Architects Page Southerland & Page]

Description: Photograph of architects, Page, Page, and Southerland, wearing suits and seated together at a table with a blueprint in front of them. There is a tobacco pipe in an ashtray on the table as well. A light colored curtain and wood paneled wall can be seen in the background.
Date: November 19, 1955
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Children in Library]

Description: Photograph of a group of children in the Vic Robertson Elementary School school library. In the foreground, three older children can be seen sitting at a bench looking at several books lined up on its surface. Just behind them, a younger group of children can be seen sitting on the floor as a woman sitting in a chair to the left reads them a story. Short library shelves filled with books can be seen in rows on the right side of the room, and two librarians or teachers can be seen working in the background.
Date: November 30, 1982
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Children at School Lunch]

Description: Photograph of a small group of school children having lunch at a long table in the Vic Robertson Elementary School cafeteria. The children can be seen at the center left of the room, surrounded by empty tables. Teachers can be seen helping students in the background to the right, along with windows on the back wall through which lunch ladies can be seen in the kitchen.
Date: November 30, 1982
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Children's Train at Theater]

Description: Photograph of a mini children's' train parked in front of a Trans-Texas Theater that was located at 5601 North Lamar Boulevard. The engine of the train has an illustration of a Native American in a headdress, and each of the cars behind it have various animal illustrations on them. A road can be seen behind the train, part of which leads behind a sign for the drive-in theater that stands tall in the background. A light colored vehicle can be seen parked on the road beside the sign.
Date: November 4, 1961
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Church Alter]

Description: Photograph of the interior of Redeemer Lutheran Church. In the foreground, many rows of church pews can be seen, with an aisle in the center leading up to the altar, which has three crosses resting on it. The roof has a high pitch, and a tall stained glass window can be seen in the center of the back wall. Several lantern style lights hang from the ceiling. The walls are made from a light colored stone or stone facade.
Date: November 9, 1956
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Church in San Antonio]

Description: Exterior photograph of Redeemer Lutheran Church. The building is single story with a large, pitched roof with stained glass windows. At the front of the church an entry way with two sets of double doors can be seen, and a large, tall cross stands between them, rising above the church. A side walk leads up to the building from the right, and the rest of the foreground is an empty dirt lot.
Date: November 9, 1956
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Children's Train]

Description: Photograph of a mini train for children at theater located at 5601 North Lamar Boulevard. On the the engine where the conductor sits, an illustration of a Native American with a headdress can be seen painted on the side. Four children of varying ages can be seen riding in the cars of the train, which have animal cutouts placed on them for decoration. A train tunnel with a field beyond it can be seen in the back ground, and crossing signal light can be seen to the right.
Date: November 4, 1961
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Department Store Interior]

Description: Photograph of several aisles of store displays in a department store located at 5621 Inter-regional Highway. In the foreground, a display of stacked chairs and tables can be seen, along with a scooter or bicycle. Each aisle in the background is packed with store goods, and each has a Santa shaped sign posted on it.
Date: November 10, 1961
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Department Store Display]

Description: Photograph of a display full of perfume fragrances in a department store located at 5621 Inter-regional Highway. A tall gazebo model structure can be seen at the top of the display, and racks of clothing for sale along with store mannequins can be seen in the background.
Date: November 10, 1961
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Classroom with Children]

Description: Photograph of an Vic Robertson Elementary School classroom full of small children. The kids can be seen sitting at clusters tiny, child-sized desks throughout the room, and the teacher can be seen in the background, caught mid-motion on camera. A chalkboard can be seen on the wall behind the teacher, and an open doorway can be seen in the corner to the right in the background. Various classroom charts and signs can be seen on the walls.
Date: November 30, 1982
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Large House Exterior]

Description: Photograph of an old colonial house once located on 1502 Brazos Street. The building's wide covered porch has Doric capitals that can be seen on its columns, and a tall set of stone steps can be seen leading up to the porch. Several dark windows can be seen on the face of the building along with an entrance at the center. Dark panels can be seen beneath the porch that may be windows to a basement or a split level. Shrubs and trees can be seen around the steps and in the foreground.
Date: November 10, 1962
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Library Lounge Area]

Description: Photograph of a lounge reading room in an academic library. A seating area with four chairs and a glass coffee table can be seen at the center of the room in front of a fireplace that is on the wall to the left. A window, dressers, and extra chairs can be seen along the back wall. The room is furnished with several framed art pieces, statues, and busts. To the left of the fire place, a long, low cabinet with dozens of thin drawers can be seen with a stalking cat statue on its surface.
Date: [1964-11-20..1964-11-21]
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Mears Studio Ad]

Description: Photograph of a collection of objects arranged to promote Mears' architectural photography. The objects that can be seen piled together are a hammer, nails, lumber, blueprints, a t-square, drawing compasses, and sawdust, with a note that reads, "Mears Photography - Serving the Building Industry".
Date: November 7, 1977
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library