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[Texas Ranger Captains]

Description: Four men standing behind a seated man on a porch. Back reads: "Texas Ranger Captains. Seated: Captain Dan Roberts. Standing L to R: Captain J. A. Brooks, Adjutant General W. W. Sterling, former Ranger Captain Frank A Hamer and Captain John R. Hughes."
Date: August 30, 1932
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

V-J Day Celebration

Description: Crowd of women, servicemen, and a youth at a V-J Day (Victory over Japan) Celebration.
Date: August 14, 1945
Creator: Texas Photo Shop
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[V-J-Day Celebration]

Description: Two servicemen dance while a crowd of other servicemen and women watch for V-J Day celebration.
Date: August 14, 1945
Creator: Texas Photo Shop
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Magnesium Plant]

Description: Two buildings connected by a covered conveyor belt. Future site of the Balcones Research Center, now known as the J. J. Pickle Research Campus.
Date: August 14, 1947
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[C. U. Hogan at a Pioneer Memorial]

Description: C. U. Hogan standing next to a Denton County Pioneers memorial headstone while saluting. He is wearing a suit and holding his hat in is right hand. The memorial reads: "1851 1857 Dedicated to the Memory of the Denton County Pioneers Who Founded Alton By the Benjamin Lyon Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution 1930." The writing in white ink reads, "To my good friend Mr. Will Williams a useful and lovable citizen of Denton With my best wishes, C. A.[Hogan?] Aug. 17, 1953" (text not entirely readable, Hogan is a guess on the name in the dedication).
Date: August 17, 1953
Partner: Denton Public Library

Once Upon a Mattress

Description: Photograph of an actor and actress in costume for a production of "Once Upon a Mattress" at Zilker Hillside Theatre.
Date: August 10, 1967
Creator: Recreation Department
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

"Caught by Captain" from Zilker Hillside Theater's "Peter Pan"

Description: Photograph of Zilker Hillside Theater's production of "Peter Pan". The scene depicted shows Captain Hook's capture of Peter Pan, Wendy Darling and her brothers/the lost boys.
Date: August 1971
Creator: Parks and Recreation Department
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Federal Building Side View]

Description: Photograph of the side of the Brownsville federal building, a large multi-story brick building with several rows of windows and two chimneys. The photograph is taken from the roof of another building with the Kress building partially visible on the left, a brick wall on the right, and telephone lines in between them.
Date: August 2, 1932
Creator: A. Rogers Studio
Partner: Brownsville Historical Association

[Brownsville U.S. Courthouse Construction]

Description: Photograph of the Brownsville U.S. courthouse and post office, a large three-story brick and stone building with arched entryways in the middle of the first floor and a flagpole on the facade. On the right several ladders are leaning against the front of the building and there is a temporary wooden structure next to a lamppost on the sidewalk. On the left an automobile is driving on the street in front of the other side of the building and other buildings and telephone poles are visible in the background.
Date: August 2, 1932
Creator: A. Rogers Studio
Partner: Brownsville Historical Association

[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

[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 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

[Delta Sigma Theta members receive certificate]

Description: Photograph of three women of the African-American sorority Delta Sigma Theta accepting a certificate from the Travis County Historical Survey Commission on behalf of the Rosewood Recreation Association. Pictured left to right are Ada Simond, Catherine Lamkin, and Betty Williams.
Date: August 15, 1973
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Guerrero Park

Description: Photograph of a boy standing on a tire swing at Guerrero Park. Another child sits inside the swing, while others push and play nearby.
Date: August 1, 1973
Creator: City of Austin
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Aqua Festival Land Parade #5]

Description: Photograph of two women on a truck with a sculpture on it at the Aqua Festival Land Parade in 1962.
Date: August 3, 1962
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[View at a Rosewood Pageant]

Description: Photograph of the view at a Rosewood Park beauty pageant event in 1958.
Date: August 1958
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Children Digging]

Description: Photograph of two boys digging with shovels outside a recreation center in 1967.
Date: August 25, 1967
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Children Entering a Bus]

Description: Photograph of a group of children preparing to enter a bus.
Date: August 16, 1967
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Aqua Festival Land Parade #4]

Description: Photograph of a small group of people seated on a truck at the Aqua Festival Land Parade in 1962.
Date: August 3, 1962
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Perry Playground Bike Parade]

Description: Photograph of the view at the Perry Playground Bike Parade in 1964. A small group of children are seen on bicycles parked in front of a building.
Date: August 1964
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Events at Recreation Centers and OEO Workers]

Description: Photograph of a group of men and female children at a recreation center during an unknown event in 1967. Three of the children are seated on a table and a young man is standing behind them between two other men.
Date: August 25, 1967
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Dancing at Rosewood Pageant]

Description: Photograph of a couple dancing outdoors during a beauty pageant at Rosewood in 1958.
Date: August 1958
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Aqua Festival Land Parade]

Description: Photograph of a group of people posing at the Aqua Festival Land Parade event in 1962.
Date: August 3, 1968
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
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