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[14th Annual Calvacade of Commerce]

Description: Photograph of the convention floor taken from above at a business and trade exposition. Several booths can be seen in both the center of the room and around the perimeter, and dozens of people can be seen wandering the floor to observe the various displays. A stage can be seen in the background with another booth positioned at its center. Above it hangs a sign with the convention's name.
Date: [1961-03-03..1961-03-05]
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Academic Study Area]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Flawn Academic Center. Several round and rectangular tables can be seen throughout the space with dark and light chairs. On each of the rectangular tables, a different bust can be seen. A wooden partition wall can be seen to the left, and two structural pillars can be seen toward the room's center. Along the back and far left wall, many cabinets full of books can be seen.
Date: [1964-11-20..1964-11-21]
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Air Conditioned Village Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of a ceremony being held for the completion of the Air Conditioned Village construction project. A man in a sheriff's uniform is pointing a gun at a log of melting ice resting on stacks of bricks while two men in suits stand on each side of him. Several other men in casual business attire look on in the background, many under the shade of a building's roof to the left. More men around a vehicle can be seen in the background to the right.
Date: June 2, 1954
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Mid-Century Modern Office]

Description: Photograph of a mid-century modern office. A plant filled courtyard can be seen through a glass wall to the left. A light colored desk with a name plate and office supplies can be seen in the background. Sparsely filled, plank shelving can be seen on the speckled back wall behind the desk. A gingham couch can be seen to the right of the office and two cushioed chairs can be seen to the left.
Date: February 11, 1954
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Middle School Library]

Description: Photograph of middle school children sitting around tables in a school library. Bookshelves can be see in rows to the right in the background, and trophies can be seen on top of the shelves along the back wall. The students can be seen working at tables mostly on the left side of the room, and empty privacy desks can be seen in the left foreground. Overhead, a row of lights and an exposed air duct can be seen running parallel to each other on the ceiling.
Date: December 2, 1982
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Air Conditioned Village Information Center]

Description: Photograph of four men in front of the information center for the completed Air Conditioned Village housing development. To their right is a large sign with information about the village, its sponsors, and developers. Another person in dark clothing can be partially seen just behind the right of the sign.
Date: June 2, 1954
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Part of Examination Exhibit of Louis C. Page #2]

Description: Copy negative of six labeled photographs and artist renderings of exterior views for buildings in Austin, Texas designed by Page, Southerland, and Page for the Architects Examination Exhibit. The images include left: an exterior and patio view of the Phi Mu Fraternity building; center: the Tribune Building and Brackenridge Hospital (rendering); and right: St. David's Hospital (rendering) and State Teacher's Building.
Date: June 18, 1953
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Part of Examination Exhibit of Louis C. Page #1]

Description: Copy negative of six labeled photographs of exterior and interior views of buildings in Texas designed by Page, Southerland, and Page for the Architects Examination Exhibit. The buildings are organized in three columns with an exterior view at the top and an interior view below; they are identified (left-right) as: [1] Capital National Bank in Austin, [2] Huntsville High School in Huntsville, and [3] Casis Elementary School in Austin (aerial and close-up exterior view).
Date: June 18, 1953
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Travis Bank and Trust]

Description: Photograph of Travis Bank and Trust with a parking lot built on the ground beneath the structure. The building was located at 3711 North Lamar Boulevard, possibly now heavily renovated or demolished. The photo is taken from across the street, at a southwest angle. The building is a pale color with many dark windows and has two major segments that can be seen, each with a different number of stories. The shorter of the two segments can be seen in the foreground.
Date: November 20, 1976
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Texas Supreme Court Building]

Description: Photograph of a reproduction of an artist's rendering of the Texas Supreme Court Building, drawn from an eastern side perspective. The text on the bottom right corner of the photo shows the three architect firms that contributed to the design.
Date: May 20, 1956
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Texas Supreme Court Building and Capitol]

Description: Photograph of a reproduction of an artist's rendering of the Texas Supreme Court Building, drawn from a northern perspective. The state capitol building can be seen in the background behind the court building. The text seen at the bottom of the drawing shows the three architect firms that contributed to the building design.
Date: May 20, 1956
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Torchbearer Statue]

Description: Photograph of "The Torchbearers" statue, located at the UT Undergraduate Library. The statue is of a running man passing a torch off to another. A tarp can be seen obscuring the background but grass at the bottom of the photo suggests it was taken on site, as the statue is a permanent outdoor fixture.
Date: September 22, 1977
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Tracking Receiver]

Description: Photograph of the front view of VLF Tracking Receiver Model 599 CS. Various knobs and gauges for fine tuning the signal and other components can be seen on the front face, along with two metal bars attached to either side.
Date: November 30, 1961
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Trade Show Appliance Booth]

Description: Photograph of a booth at a trade expo displaying various kitchen appliances, such as stove ranges and dishwashers. A sign hung at the back of the booth reads, "Fulfords Appliance Co. Builders Dept.". Two women can be seen in the background to the left, stooped over and looking at an unseen item.
Date: [1961-03-03..1961-03-05]
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Trade Show Photography Booth]

Description: Photograph of a booth by Mears Photography at a business and trade expo. In the foreground, two men in suits can be seen while one man hands the other a trophy. A table can be seen in the right foreground with a cluttered pile of photos and pamphlets. Two chairs can be see to the left, and in the back against a curtain wall is a partition displaying several photographs under multiple lights. A stage can be partially seen in the background to the right, just behind the partition and curtain wall.
Date: [1961-03-03..1961-03-05]
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Trade Show Trailors]

Description: Photograph at night of two camping trailers parked outside a business exposition. In the the trailer to the left, a man can be seen in the door way with his back turned to the camera. Another man can be seen standing outside the trailer to the right. Both men appear to be interacting with unseen persons within their respective campers.The exposition center can be seen to the right, and vehicles can be seen parked in the background.
Date: [1961-03-03..1961-03-05]
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Traffic Control Office]

Description: Photograph of a man sitting in a traffic control office with a large map on the wall to the right and large pieces of office equipment throughout the room. The man can be seen looking at a piece of paper. A desk with an ashtray, some note books, and folders can be seen in the foreground to the left.
Date: February 5, 1977
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Texas State Archives Lobby]

Description: Photograph of the interior view of the lobby in the Texas State Archives building. Two dark pillars can be seen in the center with a reception desk between them. A skylight can be seen on the ceiling above that features a dark, stained glass star design. A similar design can be seen on the floor below.
Date: September 8, 1961
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Abilene Country Club Sitting Area]

Description: Photograph of a sitting area in the Abilene Country Club. Two long couches, a sofa, three chairs, and four end tables can be seen arranged into a square. Three of the end tables have lamps, and a glass coffee table can be seen roughly in the center. The wall to the right is covered in mirrors, and a circle of metal ceiling lamps hangs above the sitting area. On the left wall, a large metal door, and a set of french doors can be seen.
Date: March 15, 1955
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Abilene Country Club]

Description: Photograph of the interior lobby of the Abilene Country Club. In the foreground, a long sofa facing three chairs can be seen. A glass coffee table is at their center and an end table with a lamp sits to the right of the sofa. The area is sectioned off by a room partition that wraps behind the sofa. In the background beyond the partition, multiple plants are placed throughout the room and views of the property can be seen through several tall windows.
Date: March 15, 1955
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Aerial of Longhorn Caverns Entrance]

Description: Photograph of the entrance to Longhorn Caverns from an aerial point of view. The cavern entrance and roadways leading to it can be seen at the bottom center while the surrounding natural landscape stretches out to the horizon. Various small building structures can be seen on the campus of the cavern entrance.
Date: January 23, 1953
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Adams Extract Arrangement]

Description: Photograph of a food arrangement laid out on a table. A casserole dish with tortilla chips and a platter full of what appears to be some type of cake squares can both be seen. A chili powder bottle, vegetables, and corn chips can be seen placed on the table around the two main dishes.
Date: October 20, 1971
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Air Conditioned Village Celebration Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of part of the dedication ceremony for the Air Conditioned Village. In the foreground, dozens of onlookers watch as a photographer snaps a photo of several men in cowboy hats riding on horseback past a covered wagon. In the background, dozens of vehicles can be seen parked on the side of a road and in the field beyond. Many buildings can be seen beyond the cars in the distance.
Date: June 2, 1954
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Bank Interior Design]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Mutual Savings bank with a diamond motif in the ceiling, wallpaper, drapery, and upholstery. Three desks and one long counter with name plates can be seen to the right of the room, along with two structural support columns. To left, a potted plant and several small sofas can be seen. In the background, there is a split level in the building, where a sunken seating area matching the furniture in the foreground can be partially seen down a short set of stairs.
Date: October 14, 1969
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library