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[Coffield Park]

Description: Photograph of the swimming pool and surrounding areas of Coffield Park, in Marfa, Texas. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "Marfa citizens are very proud of their youth and realize that young people are the future of our country. Marfa citizens provide several facilities for warm weather enjoyment. The Marfa Lions Club takes care of the public pool during the summer. Coffield park provides a baseball diamond for Little Leagers" (p. 12).
Date: 1968
Creator: Edwards, Nancy
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Kiddieland Park

Description: Photograph of Kiddieland Park in Austin, Texas. There is a wooden structure with a sign that says "Kiddie Dude Ranch" and benches to the right. A small train full of passengers is passing by. To the far left, an automobile is partially visible and there are trees, tents, and other attractions in the background.
Date: June 20, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Kiddieland Park

Description: Photograph of Kiddieland Park in Austin, Texas. The aerial view shows the carousel and other rides with various buildings and trees in the background. There are people sitting on benches, walking around the park, and watching the rides.
Date: June 20, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Cliff Temple Baptist Church Picnic]

Description: Photograph of members of Cliff Temple Baptist Church having a picnic at Kidd Springs Park in Dallas, Texas. People of various ages line up near tables laden with foodstuffs to the right. People wearing white smocks and aprons attend to the food.
Date: 1950~
Creator: France, Bert
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Young fishermen at Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farm]

Description: Photograph of a family standing around a creek from which two children are fishing. The children, a boy between five and six years old and a girl between nine and twelve, hold fishing rods with lines cast into the water; a man sits on a log and watches. Other adults also stand on the creek bank. In 1852, Frederick and Harriet B. Jourdan settled on the site near Walnut Creek with their children. In 1956, grandchildren Laura and Eugene Giles, donated the core of their grandparents' property to the Heritage Society of Austin, in order to preserve the pioneer experience. The site and its museum operated under the auspices of the Austin Natural Science Association and later by the Parks and Recreation Department of the city of Austin until it was transferred back to the Heritage Society of Austin in 2003. Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farms operates multiple sites today. Pioneer Farms is a member of the American Association of Museums, the Association of Living History Farms and Museums, the American Association for State and Local History, the Texas Association of Museums and the Austin Museum Partnership.Pioneer Farms is a registered Austin Historic Landmark and a designated Heritage Tourism Destination Site. Our Pioneer School is community-education partner with the Austin Community College.
Date: [1980..]
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Jerome Boyd Collins, Sr. with a Cow]

Description: Photograph of Jerome Boyd Collins, Sr. standing with a cow and holding a ribbon that says "Reserve Champion Beef Calf." He wears a cap with the 4-H clubs symbol. According to a handwritten note on the back of the photo, it was taken at the Third Annual Food and Livestock Show at Rosewood Park in 1946.
Date: 1946
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Young Boy and a Show Pig]

Description: Photograph of a young boy kneeling next to a show pig and holding a ribbon that reads "1st Place, Travis County Fourth Annual Food and Livestock Show, 1948, Swine, Sponsored by the Austin Negro Chamber of Commerce with Austin Chamber of Commerce Assisting." The boy wears a cap with the symbol for 4-H clubs. The event took place at Rosewood Park in Austin.
Date: 1948
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Meat Display]

Description: Photograph of cuts of meat displayed on a butcher paper wall, with ribbons on some of them, and jars of preserved food on a table below them. Signs on the wall say, "Kill and cure the A&M way and save from waste," and "Hands off." According to a handwritten note on the back of the photo, it was taken at Rosewood Park in Doris Miller Auditorium, probably for the Travis County Annual Food and Livestock Show.
Date: 194u
Creator: Ross Studio
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Boys and Men with Beef Calves]

Description: Photograph of men and boys kneeling next to their beef calves in front of wooden pens at the 1948 Travis County Food and Livestock Show in Rosewood Park in Austin. Doris Miller Auditorium is partially visible in the background.
Date: 1948
Creator: Ross Studio
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Children in Rosewood Park]

Description: Photograph of two young girls standing in a park with a group of children playing behind them. According to a handwritten note on the back of the photo, it was taken in Rosewood Park in Austin in 1958.
Date: May 26, 1958
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library