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[Turkey Pens on Janes Turkey Ranch]

Description: Photograph of a view of turkey pens on the Ralph E. Janes turkey ranch. The turkey pens are in the distance past a small pond.
Date: September 1, 1944
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Turkeys and Turkey Pens]

Description: Photograph of turkeys in and around turkey pens on the Ralph E. Janes turkey ranch.
Date: September 1, 1944
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Young Woman Feeding Turkey Chicks]

Description: Photograph of a young woman kneeling and feeding turkey chicks on the Ralph E. Janes turkey ranch.
Date: September 1, 1944
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Turkeys in Corn Field]

Description: Photograph of turkeys walking through a corn field on the Ralph E. Janes turkey ranch.
Date: September 1, 1944
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Group of People with Turkeys on Ranch]

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing among turkeys on the Ralph E. Janes turkey ranch. There are two men and three women. One woman is holding a child.
Date: September 1, 1944
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Three Men on Janes Turkey Ranch]

Description: Photograph of three men standing in front of a truck on Ralph Janes turkey ranch. There is a turkey standing in front of the three men. The truck reads "Janes Bar Nothing Ranch Austin Texas."
Date: September 1, 1944
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Processed Turkeys]

Description: Photograph of turkeys in a bin on the Ralph E. Janes turkey ranch.
Date: September 1, 1944
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Lyndon B. Johnson with Horace Shelton]

Description: Photograph of a man in VFW uniform pinning a pin to the lapel of Lyndon B. Johnson. Two other men in uniform are standing with him as well. The photographer wrote the name "Horace Shelton" on the negative sleeve.
Date: August 7, 1944
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Rio Grande Campus in Winter]

Description: Photograph of Austin High School, Rio Grande Campus, after snowfall.
Date: January 14, 1944
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Servicemen arriving in Austin]

Description: Servicemen departing buses and walking south from Bowen Trailways Motor Coaches at 708 Brazos. Moonlight tower visible at corner of 8th and Brazos.
Date: October 2, 1944
Creator: Bock, Carl Edward
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Nursing School Graduation]

Description: Group of women in nurses uniforms standing outside Seton Hospital.
Date: 1944
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Municipal Airport Control Tower & Hangar]

Description: Photograph of the control tower and a hangar building at the Austin Municipal Airport. Several people are visible inside the tower and two cars are parked outside. A plane flies low in the background. The location is now Brown Aerial Service.
Date: 1944
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[East 8th Street at Sabine]

Description: Photograph of E. 8th St. looking east from Sabine St. after paving. Cars and businesses, including East Produce, line the sides of the street.
Date: December 21, 1944
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photographic Laboratory
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Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Group of African American women in the Negro War Recreation Council Building]

Description: Photograph of a group of African American women seated in a reading room at the Negro War Recreation Council Building and bus depot, located in the former city market building at 702-14 East Avenue (now I-35). The group is seated in a "U" shape, facing a woman seated at a the head table. Books, a four-drawer card file, magazines, and a radio line the back wall. On the wall there is a war bond poster which reads: "Don't let that shadow touch them, Buy WAR BONDS", where the "shadow" is in the shape of a swastika and three children cower in its wake. There is a wall-mounted electric fan to the right of the war bond poster, and a fur coat hangs on a coat hook on the left window wall. A hand-made poster on a window at the back reads: "ATTENTION, Have you written a Letter home to-day? Writing facilities may be obtained at the information desk. Books and Magazines are available in the office for SERVICE MEN."
Date: January 6, 1944
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Interior view of the Negro War Recreation Council Building with 3 women and 3 Soldiers around a table]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Negro War Recreation Council Building, located at 702-14 East Avenue (now I-35) in the former city market building, showing a group of African Americans, including 3 women and 3 soldiers in uniform. Four of the women and men are seated in couples at a table, while the remaining soldier is sitting on the table as the woman stands in front of it. All of the women are nicely dressed; one has a fur collar and hat, and one has flowers in her hair. The building, which also served as a bus depot, has several wooden benches, roughly constructed of lumber. Several of the windows to the rear of the photograph are decoratively painted with stars, patriotic shields and the letter "V". Three single glass globe pendant light fixtures are visible hanging from the open vaulted ceiling. The market building was originally constructed as a 1935 Public Works Administration (PWA) project, which opened in June 1935.
Date: January 6, 1944
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Negro War Recreation Council Headquarters building]

Description: Photograph of the Negro War Recreation Council Headquarters building, a concrete frame building located at 702-14 East Avenue (now I-35) in the former city market, repurposed as a bus depot and recreation building for African American soldiers. The windows are 6/6 configuration, many of which are decoratively painted with stars, patriotic shields and the letter "V". The 5-panel double wooden entrance doors, at the center of the photograph, each have painted or decal flags on the second horizontal panel from the top. The sign above the doors reads: "HEADQUARTERS, SUB-BUS STATION, NEGRO WAR RECREATION COUNCIL". To the left of the doors sits a 1930s-era sedan, and to the left of that is a ground-mounted sign that reads: "SUB-BUS STATION for COLORED SOLDIERS". There is a large flag pole, without a flag, visible to the rear of photograph. A wooden bench sits in front of the right building bay. There are several suitcases on the bench, and an overcoat appears to be draped over some of them. The market building was originally constructed as a 1935 Public Works Administration (PWA) project, which opened in June 1935.
Date: January 6, 1944
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Men Butchering Meat at Victory Food Show]

Description: Photograph of men standing at a counter butchering meat, with many cuts of mean displayed on the wall behind them. A sign on the wall above the meat display reads "First Annual Travis County Victory Food Show, March 17th and 18th."
Date: March 1944
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Men Butchering Meat at Victory Food Show]

Description: Photograph of give men butchering meat, with cuts of meat displayed on the walls behind them. A banner on the wall above the meat reads "First Annual Travis County Victory Food Show, March 17-18." According to a handwritten note on the back of the photo, the third man from the left is T. A. Mayes. About six people are on the opposite side of the table watching the men.
Date: March 1944
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Man with a Pig]

Description: Photograph of a man showing a pig in the to a crowd of people formed into a circle.
Date: June 8, 1944
Creator: Austin Chamber of Commerce
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Lyndon Johnson receiving pin in lapel]

Description: Photo of Lyndon B. Johnson getting pin in lapel while others gather around and watch. Austin, Texas.
Date: August 7, 1944
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library