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[The John Milligan Special - Slingshot]

Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: Photograph of a "John Milligan Special" slingshot. It lies on a table with four steel ball bearings, used for precise target shooting, beside it. John Milligan, a machinist in Detroit, Michigan who was also the “country’s greatest slingshot expert. “He won local fame by shooting the marks out of playing cards, hitting objects in mid air and bagging game in the field.” Joe took John national with his photos documenting his talent and accuracy. To assure accuracy, he has designed his own precision-built aluminum sling, called the Milligan Special. Additional photos and information can be found in the Clark Family Collection. Photos from this series appeared in eight national publications. Here you can find articles in “Life Magazine . February 3, 1961. Pages 80-83. And in a fifteen page pictorial in the book “Photojournalism” by Joe Clark, HBSS. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS.
Date: October 21, 1950
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Man on tractor]

Description: Photograph of a man standing on a tractor in a field.
Date: March 21, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Hay Field Fire]

Description: Photograph of three fire engines fighting a blazing field.
Date: May 21, 1959
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[J. C. Penny's Fire]

Description: Photograph of the inside of a J. C. Penny's department store, with products covered by sheets as firemen scale a ladder towards the roof.
Date: March 21, 1955
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Front of J. C. Penny's]

Description: Photograph of a J. C. Penny's with three fire engines in the parking lot. The store sits on 5301 Inwood Plaza, the corner of Inwood and Lover's Lane, which became Eckerd Drug as of 2002.
Date: March 21, 1955
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Fire at Travis School]

Description: Photograph of smoke flowing from a window on the second story of the Travis school, while three firemen scale a ladder to the rooftop.
Date: April 21, 1955
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Travis School]

Description: Photograph of a two story brick school building with firefighters erecting a ladder to the rooftop.
Date: April 21, 1955
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Travis School Fire]

Description: Photograph of a two story brick building with flames roaring from the rooftop as firemen scale a ladder.
Date: April 21, 1955
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Construction on U.S. Highway 81]

Description: Photograph of construction of sidewalk along Brushy Creek Bridge on U.S. Highway 81 in Williamson County. Shows completed sidewalk, back of sign and sign with only Brushy showing.
Date: March 21, 1952
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

Optimist Bike Safety Contest

Description: Photograph of a large groups of children with decorated bicycles for the Taylor Optimist Club's annual bike safety contest.
Date: April 21, 1956
Partner: Taylor Public Library

[1956 Lincoln Continental on Display at Carr's Motor Sales]

Description: Photograph of a 1956 Lincoln Continental on display in a Ford auto showroom inside of Carr's Motor Sales. A woman in a formal gown is standing next to the car opening the door. The store is located at San Antonio street and West 6th street.
Date: October 21, 1955
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Austin National Bank]

Description: Photograph of a street-side view of the Austin National Bank with a row of cars parked on the street in front of the building. Above the building is a flag pole with the U.S. flag, and a sign can be seen with the bank's name that also displays the temperature.
Date: October 21, 1954
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Storefronts]

Description: Photograph taken from across the street of a block of storefronts in Austin. One of the buildings, a bank, has a digital sign that displays the temperature. Six cars can be seen parked in front of a few of the stores and Christmas decorations can be seen hanging over the street. In the background, a block of high rise buildings can be seen to the left.
Date: December 21, 1958
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Window display for "Henry Morgan's Great Talent Hunt"]

Description: Photograph of a window display for 'Henry Morgan's Great Talent Hunt' featuring Campbell Soup products.
Date: February 21, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Window display for "The Red Foley Show"]

Description: Photograph of a window display for 'The Red Foley Show' featuring Jewel cooking products.
Date: February 21, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Fort Clark Guardhouse]

Description: Photograph of the Fort Clark Guardhouse (located at Fort Clark) in Brackettville, Texas.
Date: October 21, 1958
Creator: Utley, Robert M.
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Fort Clark Barracks]

Description: Photograph of the Fort Clark Barracks (located at Fort Clark) in Brackettville, Texas.
Date: October 21, 1958
Creator: Utley, Robert M.
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Fort Clark 1888 Barracks]

Description: Photograph of the Fort Clark 1888 Barracks (located at Fort Clark) in Brackettville, Texas.
Date: October 21, 1958
Creator: Utley, Robert M.
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

Red Ball Transfer and Moving building and truck

Description: Red Ball Transfer and Moving white truck parked in front of the company's building. On the side of the truck the following is printed: "LOCAL AND LONG DISTANCE MOVING; AUSTIN, TEXAS; PHONE 6-1200"
Date: May 21, 1951
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Ferris Family Gathering]

Description: Family group in house.
Date: December 21, 1951
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library