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Traffic Jam on Congress Avenue

Description: Large truck transporting a boiler trying to turn south onto Congress Avenue resulting in a traffic tie up.
Date: August 8, 1949
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Capitol Chevrolet Sales Personnel

Description: Photograph of James J. Stahl, who was a salesman at Capitol Chevrolet in 1949.
Date: August 8, 1949
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[View of a Kitchen]

Description: Photograph of a small kitchen with a small stove, oven, and table. The walls are covered in newspaper. The floor is uneven and stained. This was most likely the kitchen in the home of an African American family.
Date: August 8, 1949
Creator: Studtman Photo Service
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Family Outside Their Home]

Description: Photograph of a family with two small children and a dog outside of their wooden house. Laundry is hanging to dry on lines. Other wooden houses in the background. Dirt, patches of weeds, and small trees surround the houses.
Date: August 8, 1949
Creator: Studtman Photo Service
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Interior view of a Home]

Description: Photograph of a kitchen with a small stove and pots hanging on the walls, as seen from a bedroom. The door between the two rooms is made of a cardboard. Most likely this was the home of an African American family in Austin.
Date: August 8, 1949
Creator: Studtman Photo Service
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library