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[Furniture Store Display]

Description: Photograph of a window display at Cabaniss Brown Furniture Store, where a long couch can be seen on the left side of the room and a shorter one with an end table can be seen on the right. A coffee table sits between them and a giraffe art piece can be seen on the wall to the left. A long cabinet can be seen in back of the room against a glass wall. Several advertisement signs can be seen throughout the display.
Date: February 24, 1958
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Furniture Collage]

Description: Photograph of a collage of three images of simple, mid-century modern styled tables featuring diagonal angles in their design.
Date: May 15, 1958
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Bowling Center]

Description: Photograph of a reproduction of an artist's rendering of the front of a bowling center. The drawing is an aerial view from the southwest and the building, located on Burnet Road, features a prominent sign on a large portico that has a vehicle underneath it. A single car is parked in the parking lot, and two figures are drawn walking near the building.
Date: June 11, 1958
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Drive Through Bank]

Description: Photograph of a drive-through bank teller called Texas State Bank. The building is small and narrow with a butterfly roof angle, and on the foremost wall is a sign displaying the letters "TSB". On the left wall, two teller windows can be seen next to a driveway for cars. A vehicle can be seen in the background parked near some trees.
Date: May 17, 1958
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Living Room with Fireplace]

Description: Photograph of a living room with a lit fireplace in the back right corner. The back wall is one long window with a view of a yard and a swimming pool that looks out over a scenic view. In front of the window, two chairs with side tables sit with several plants between them. The tables both have several books on them, and a floor lamp with three fixtures stands behind the one on the right. The residence is located at 5102 Oak Ridge Drive.
Date: February 28, 1958
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Dining and Living Room]

Description: Photograph of the interior of a home located at 805 West 16th Street in Austin, Texas. In the foreground, a bird cage to the far left can be seen next to a tall plant in front of a window. In the right foreground, a dinner table and chairs can be seen. A small brick support wall sits at the center of the room. Beyond it, a living area with chairs, tables, and more plants can be seen.
Date: March 22, 1958
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Electric Company Office]

Description: Photograph of a reception area in an office interior, designed in a mid-century modern style. An office with frosted glass walls can be seen in the background and the reception area can be seen to the right. A seating area can be seen in the foreground, and to the left, a courtyard or atrium can be seen behind a glass wall.
Date: July 15, 1958
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Electric Co-op Interior]

Description: Photograph of the mid-century modern interior a company building at night. The photo is taken from outside on the sidewalk, looking through a glass door entrance. Inside is a reception area with a desk, cabinet and wall clock to the right. An office with a frosted glass wall can be seen beyond the desk a glass atrium with several plants inside can be seen in the background. A sitting area can be seen in the foreground to the left.
Date: July 15, 1958
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Office Drafting Room]

Description: Photograph of an architect office drafting room. Two rows of drafting desks, some with partitions between them, can be seen in the center of the room with several people working at them on various projects. Large windows can be seen on the far right wall and another drafting table can be partially seen in the right foreground. Shelving and closed doors can be seen on the left wall and in the left background, another man at a drafting table can be seen.
Date: February 28, 1958
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Taxidermy Museum]

Description: Photograph of the interior of Buckhorn Museum featuring taxidermied animals. To the left is a display with a long-horn cow and an owl on a branch. In the background is an entrance way through which a wall with taxidermied animal heads can be seen. Above that entrance way are several taxidermied deer heads on display. In the left foreground, a sheep's head can be seen hanging over a chair made from animal hide and horns.
Date: June 11, 1958
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Taxidermy in Museum]

Description: Photograph of several taxidermy displays within Buckhorn Museum. Both the wall on the right and the wall with archways to the left are covered with dozens of taxidermied animal heads- mostly wild, African species. Four chairs made of animal parts can be seen surrounding the archway columns and a horse posed in a bucking position can be seen in the next room. At the end of the hallway, a stuffed lion can also be seen.
Date: June 17, 1958
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Day View of Train Wreck]

Description: Photograph of workers inspecting the aftermath of a train wreck over a bridge. Three men can be seen on the left looking at the undercarriage of one of the train cars that remains on the railway. A fourth man can be seen to their right observing a train car that hangs precariously over the bridge's edge. Another train car can be seen on the road below, leaning up against the bridge. Two parked vehicles can be seen in the background
Date: September 2, 1958
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Night View of Train Wreck]

Description: Photograph of men investigating the debris from a train wreck over a bridge. Three rail cars can be seen remaining on the bridge to the left, with the third car jutting out over the edge. A fourth car has been thrown from the bridge and can be seen leaning against it from the road. Two men, one in a police uniform, can be seen observing the train car that has fallen off the bridge, and a third man in a light colored jacket can be seen in the right corner looking at something off-camera.
Date: September 2, 1958
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Office Building Interior]

Description: Photograph of an office interior at the Fehr and Granger architect Office. A desk can be seen against the left wall where a woman sits at typewriter, reaching towards a phone. A glass wall to another office can be seen int he background beyond her. A sofa with an end table can be seen against the partition wall to the right. An open doorway can be seen in the background, showing a water cooler against the back wall in the next room.
Date: February 28, 1958
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Office Building Exterior]

Description: Photograph of a Fehr and Granger architectural office over-looking a small river. The building is two stories and is an elevated structure with several cars seen parked underneath. The building is square and boxy, and large, windows and balconies can be seen on the exterior walls. The photo is taken from a vantage point in a small stream that runs past the structure. A vehicle can be seen to the left and a bridge and houses can be seen in the right background.
Date: February 28, 1958
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Office Building Exterior]

Description: Photograph of a mid-century modern office building owned by Fehr and Granger. The building is two stories with large walls of windows on the north facing side and balconies above the entrance on the West side. A tree can be seen in the foreground to the right along with signs displaying the office occupants. A small, stone sign with the building address sits in the foreground next to a sidewalk leading up to the building.
Date: February 28, 1958
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Storefronts]

Description: Photograph taken from across the street of a block of storefronts in Austin. One of the buildings, a bank, has a digital sign that displays the temperature. Six cars can be seen parked in front of a few of the stores and Christmas decorations can be seen hanging over the street. In the background, a block of high rise buildings can be seen to the left.
Date: December 21, 1958
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Texas Electric Cooperatives]

Description: Photograph of the front of a building owned by an electric company called Texas Electric Cooperatives. To the left are several tall windows, including the glass, double door entrance. The company name can be seen hung to the right. A roof awning can be seen running the length of the building and a sidewalk leads up to the entrance from the street. Small shrubs can be seen dotting the length of the building and in the foreground, the sidewalk ends abruptly.
Date: July 15, 1958
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Two Men with a Kite]

Description: Photograph of two Asian-American men holding a large kite in the shape of two fish that has a sign reading "Eating out is fun!" at Lung's Chinese Kitchen.
Date: April 4, 1958
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Exterior View of Edsel Automobile Dealership]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of an Edsel automobile dealership. A clearance notice is painted across the windows.The service entrance is visible to the right of the building, and the showroom is visible through the windows. The clouds make a dramatic pattern in the sky.
Date: March 13, 1958
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Interior View of an Edsel Automobile Dealership]

Description: Photograph of the inside of an Edsel automobile dealership. There are cars lined up inside the building, and the parking lot is visible through the windows. There is a woman sitting at a desk inside the showroom. Hut's Hamburgers is visible through the windows across the street, which was located on West 6th Street.
Date: March 13, 1958
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library