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Nazarene Church

Description: Photograph of a church building. In 1942 there were two Nazarene churches in Austin. Central Church of the Nazarene was located at 4316 Alice Avenue. First Church of the Nazarene was located at 81 San Marcos Street.
Date: October 12, 1942
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Austin Athletic Club at Shoal Creek by House Park

Description: Photograph of rear exterior of the Austin Athletic Club at Shoal Creek by House Park. Visible are: a tennis court; benches for watching matches; two workers changing out screens on the second floor windows. The first organized recreation center in Austin was the privately owned Austin Athletic Club, built in 1923, by William T. Caswell. In 1931. Mr. Caswell sold the club to the City of Austin for "a small remuneration". The name of the center was officially changed to the Austin Recreation Center in 1970. After substantial damage, due to the Memorial Day flood of 1981 that center was closed after the existing center was built and opened in 1986.
Date: October 30, 1942
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photographic Lab., Austin
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library