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[Boys on Bikes at Town Lake]

Description: Photograph of Auditorium Shores on Town Lake, looking east, with three boys riding bikes on a gravel path. A railroad bridge crosses the river behind them. Crest Inn is visible in the distance.
Date: 1972
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[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 for Negroes

Description: Photograph of a group of black children watching a youth prepare to dive from the diving board into the public pool at Rosewood Park.
Date: September 8, 1938
Creator: Ellison Photo Service, Austin
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Pan American Recreation Center's Skating Class

Description: Photograph of the Pan American Recreation Center's skating class in the Zavala Gym. A line of seven boys, aged 9 through 12 hold on to each other's shirts while skating in a line through the gym. The Pan American Recreation Center was opened in June 1942 as the first Latin American Recreation Center in Austin and run under the auspices of the Federated Latin American Club and directed by the Austin Recreation Department. The name "Pan American Recreation Center" was chosen by the executive committee during a center naming contest. On September 7, 1956, a new Pan American Recreation Center was formally dedicated at 2100 East 3rd Street, just west of the old location and where it currently exists today. The building adjoins Zavala School and was built at a cost of $155,261. The Hillside Theater was later built and completed in June 1958.
Date: March 30, 1959
Creator: Recreation Dept., City of Austin
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

["$50 Reward" card]

Description: An illustrated card describing a $50 reward for a lost boy carrying "3 railway tunnels, an auger hole, and a monkey wrench" in a balloon. The illustration depicts the boy hanging from an umbrella, kicking off "the court house steeple."
Date: [1900..1925]
Partner: Private Collection of the CC Cox Family

[May Day play at Treaty Oak]

Description: Photograph of children playing on and around the Treaty Oak branches on May Day ca. 1925. Three girls sit and stand on the oak's low branches. A fourth girl looks on with a young boy and their caretaker. Everyone is dressed in white. The lawn is littered with children's chairs and various outdoor equipment.
Date: 1925~
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Girls and boys playing at Rosewood Park]

Description: Photograph of children playing at a Rosewood Park baseball field. The boys form one circle by holding hands with each around the pitching mound and a second circle by holding hands around home plate (on the left) other while the girls form a third circle by holding hands with each other around the path from home plate to first base. Parents of both sexes observe and instruct. A bicycle is visible on the lower left. The view of the field is from the first base bleachers, looking toward left field. A car and a few homes are visible beyond left field.
Date: [1959..1969]
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Man, Girl, and Dog in Field]

Description: Photograph of a young girl, dog, and man standing in a cotton field with trees and houses visible in the background. The girl standing in the foreground in front of the field, wearing a light-colored dress with the dog on the left and the man, wearing suspenders and a hat, is standing behind her in the field. A text on the front of the photograph reads "Lon C. Hills Irrigated Farm Harlingen Tex. Cotton Planted Apr. 20. Photo July 25 '08. Producing 1 1/2 Bales Per Acre."
Date: July 25, 1908
Partner: The University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley

[Man, Girl, and Dog on Farm]

Description: Postcard of a man wearing suspenders and a straw hat standing in the middle of a cotton field with a young girl in a light-colored dress and a dog. The girl is standing in the foreground with the dog on the left and the man is behind her on the left. More fields and houses are visible in the distant background and a text on the front of the postcard reads "Lon C. Hills Irrigated Farm. Harlingen, Tex. Cotton Planted APr. 20. Photo. July 25, 08. Producing 15 Bales per acre."
Date: July 25, 1908
Partner: The University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley

[Airplane in a Field]

Description: Postcard of an airplane with its nose stuck in the ground in a field with a horse in front of it and two unidentified boys standing on the right. A text on the front of the postcard reads "At Encinal, Tex. Result of Landing In Soft Ground. Capt. Lewis, 14th Cav. Was A Passenger When It Upset."
Date: 1915~
Partner: The University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley

[Portrait of School Children]

Description: Photograph of a class of school children wearing light-colored shirts and dresses posing sitting in three rows in front of a large brick building. A woman is standing behind the children in the middle and a man wearing overalls is standing in the back on the right.
Date: 1920
Partner: The University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley

[Man, Girl, and Dog]

Description: Postcard of a man wearing a straw hat and suspenders standing in a grain field next to a girl in a light-colored dress to his right. A dog is standing on the girl's right side and above it is a text that reads: "Lon. Hill. Irrigated Farm Harlingen, Tex. Sorghum Planted May 4. Phots. July 25, '08."
Date: July 25, 1908
Partner: The University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley

[Man with Girl and Dog]

Description: Photograph of a man wearing a straw hat and suspenders standing in a grain field next to a girl in a light-colored dress to his right. A dog is standing on the girl's right side and above it is a handwritten text that reads: "Lon. Hill. Irrigated Farm Harlingen, Tex. Sorghum Planted May 4. Phots. July 25, '08." On the bottom of the photograph the same text is type-written.
Date: July 25, 1908
Partner: The University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley

[Hill family surrounding Lon C. Hill]

Description: Photograph of the Hill family surrounding Lon C. Hill for his birthday. Hill Sr. is pictured sitting down with the younger members of the family around him. Behind the family greenery is visible with a building on the right side.`Handwritten text on the back list the family members and their ages that are present in the photo.
Date: July 30, 1932
Partner: The University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley

[Hill Family at Del Mar Beach]

Description: Photograph of the Hill family at Del Mar Beach on July 4th. The family is pictured wearing light color clothing and standing along a grassy area of the beach. There is handwritten text on the back of the photograph listing the names of the family present.
Date: July 4, 1932
Partner: The University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley

Effie and Myrtle Wright

Description: Portrait of Effie and Myrtle Wright when children. They are both wearing long, white dresses, black boots, and wicker hats. The background is a painted park scene. Written on back in pencil "Effie ?? and Myrtle Wright"
Date: unknown
Partner: Denton Public Library
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