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[Front view of Blackshear Elementary School, located at 1712 East 11th Street]

Description: Photograph of an oblique view of the front facade of Blackshear Elementary School, located at 1712 East 11th Street, which was constructed in 1936. A two story brick building with a flat roof, the school was named for Edward Lavernia Blackshear, a former administrative supervisor of Austin's African-American schools. The building is symetrically designed, with a central entrance. There are groups of 5 windows on the first and second floor, with decorative brickwork on the wall between the floors. The base of the building is lined with vegetation. In the lower right corner of the image, hands hold a chalk board sign that reads, "2-14 1-BLACKSHEAR".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Side view of Blackshear Elementary School, located at 1712 East 11th Street]

Description: Photograph of the side of Blackshear Elementary School, a two story brick building with a flat roof located at 1712 East 11th Street and constructed in 1936. The school was named for Edward Lavernia Blackshear, a former administrative supervisor of Austin's African-American schools. There are groups of 5 windows on the first and second floor, with decorative brickwork on the wall between the floors. A one-story entrance, with two sets of wooden double doors, sits to the left of the two-story section. To the right, hands hold a chalk board sign that reads, "2-14 1-BLACKSHEAR".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Back view of Blackshear Elementary School, located at 1712 East 11th Street]

Description: Photograph of the back of Blackshear Elementary School, which is located at 1712 East 11th Street and backs onto Lawson Lane and was constructed in 1936. A two story brick building with a flat roof, the school was named for Edward Lavernia Blackshear, a former administrative supervisor of Austin's African-American schools. The building is symetrically designed, with groups of windows on the first and second floors. In the lower right corner of the image, hands hold a chalk board sign that reads, "2-14 5-BLACKSHEAR". There is a wood frame building in the background with a 7-Up sign over the entrance. A street sign in the foreground reads Lawson Lane and what appears to be Botson Street.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Old Red Campus building, John T. Allan Campus of Stephen F. Austin High School]

Description: Photograph of Old Red Campus building, at the John T. Allan Campus of Stephen F. Austin High School, showing an oblique view of the front and side of the classical four-story building. The exterior walls of the first floor are constructed of stone and the upper three floors are dark brick. The front is symetrically arranged in three parts, with the central part inset from the outer parts. Porches stretch across the central part of the first and second floors, and a gable is centered above on the roof. There are punched windows on the upper floors of the front facade, while windows are ganged on the side facade. A portion of the facade, near the back of the building, has a curved wall. There is a three-story brick addition to the side of the building, and there are chute style fire escapes on both the main building and the addition. A parking lot lies to the front of the building, with several circa 1920s cars. A boy wearing knickers stands in the parking lot. The building was completed in 1900 from the plans of Burt McDonald and James Reily, and featured a domed rotunda. It was used as Austin High School until 1925, when it became the John T. Allan Junior High School. Classes were held here until 1956, when the school was destroyed by fire. A State of Texas Subject Marker was placed on the site in 1981 by the Texas Historical Commission.
Date: 1929/1930
Creator: Jordan-Ellison Photo Company
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Texas School for the Deaf drawing

Description: Drawing of the Texas School for the Deaf, referred to in the drawing as the "Deaf and Dumb Institution." It was established as the "Texas Deaf and Dumb Asylum" in 1856 and renamed the "Texas School for the Deaf" in 1949.
Date: unknown
Creator: Jordan-Ellison
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Entrance to the College of Industrial Arts (CIA)]

Description: Entrance to the College of Industrial Arts (CIA) now Texas Woman's University (TWU). Two people can be seen walking in the background. The background itself is comprised of snow covered grass and a snow covered dirt road in the foreground lined with trees goes through the entrance up to the buildings in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Denton Public Library

Elementary enrollment 500

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring an article on Pilot Point Elementary School preparing to welcoming almost five-hundred students for the 1994 - 1995 academic school year. Pilot Point ISD was chosen by the Getty Foundation as a pilot school for a program on visual arts, the program focusing on the history, cultural, aesthetic and production of art. The program having been integrated with the regular curriculum as teachers received training in the discipline-based art education from North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts.
Date: August 11, 1994
Creator: The Post-Signal
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

UNT names dean of new art school

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring an article on Dr. Jack Davis, Regents Professor turned Dean of the newly established College of Visuals Arts. The College of Visual Arts was known to be the Arts department has been redesigned as the School of Visual Arts from the Texas Higher Education Board and Dr. Davis has been appointed dean, subject to approval by the Board of Regents.
Date: June 24, 1993
Creator: Denton Record-Chronicle
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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