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Flagpole Inauguration

Description: Photograph of Flagpole inauguration at the Montopolis Branch of the Austin Public Library on July 4th, 1971. Two people stand at the base of the flagpole next to the small branch library building. A few cars are parked in front of the building.
Date: July 4, 1971
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The Bank of Mineral Wells

Description: The Bank of Mineral Wells, the first of its kind, was located at 102 SE 1st Avenue. The quality of this picture is parlous: The upper story of the building appears to have been heavily retouched by an unknown hand.
Date: unknown
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[A Building Being Demolished]

Description: This building, once the second Post Office, had stood at the corner of 201 SE 1st Avenue and Hubbard Street. This building (as the photograph shows) was subsequently demolished. A Piggly Wiggly grocery store was located on its site. As of March 2, 2009, the place was occupied by the Dollar General Store. This picture may be found in A.F. Weaver's "Time Once was in Mineral Wells" on page 149
Date: unknown
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

The 2nd State Capitol

Description: Photograph of the 2nd capitol building for the state of Texas. There is a attached to the bottom right hand corner of the photograph a label that reads "The 2nd State Capital [sic]. Located on the site of the present Capital [sic], Burned in 1881." The land in front of the building is terraced and a pathway extends from the entrance down the terraces.
Date: [1853, 1881]
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Seaholm Power Plant]

Description: Photograph of the Seaholm Power Plant. Caption on print: "L-R: 'New' boiler room, turbine room, 'old' boiler room--which became the shop after equipment was removed and black stack torn down." A smokestack reads "Austin the Friendly City."
Date: 1927~
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Pecan Street Looking East from Oliphant's Photo Gallery

Description: Photograph of East Pecan Street (now 6th street) with William Oliphant (who had a jewelry store on Pecan Street in 1852) on a horse. The child next to the horse is Will Carter. A building in the background is visible and has "Missouri House" painted on the side. It was the residence of Michael Ziller. A sign also hangs from the second floor balcony of the house reading "Austin Motel." Also visible in the background is England & Hannig Cabinet Makers.
Date: November 1866
Creator: Oliphant, W.J.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Nurses at St. David's Hospital]

Description: Photograph of the exterior view of St. David's Hospital, located at 610 West 17th Street, with a group of nurses standing on the sidewalk in front of the building. The building looks like a large Italianate style mansion with a covered porch, and is partially obscured by trees.
Date: 192u
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

St. John Orphanage Track, Proposed Naval Hospital Site

Description: Photograph of a dilapidated old building, St. John's Orphanage Track, also the proposed naval hospital site. The stone building is dirty and there is damage to the roof. It is surrounded by a field and a dirt road leads to the building.
Date: March 13, 1945
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photographic Laboratory, City of Austin, Texas
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Old Red Campus

Description: Photograph of exterior view of the Old Red Campus of Austin High School. There are a few people walking around the large brick and stone building.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library