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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Weldon Wayne Rogers Photograph Collection, ca. 1940s



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Rogers, Weldon Wayne
Title: Weldon Wayne Rogers Photograph Collection
Dates: ca. 1940s
Abstract: This collection consists of images taken by Weldon Wayne Rogers of Austin and the University of Texas campus in the 1940s. It includes many views of the UT tower and other buildings, the state capitol and Congress Avenue, as well as the Homer Rainey protest and a UT Round-up parade.
Accession No.: 2010-065
Extent: 121 photographs
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Weldon Wayne Rogers was a Plan II major at the University of Texas in the 1940s.

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Scope and Contents

This collection consists of images taken by Weldon Wayne Rogers of Austin and the University of Texas campus in the 1940s. It includes many views of the UT tower and other buildings, the state capitol and Congress Avenue, as well as the Homer Rainey protest and a UT Round-up parade. Many images appear to have been taken from a car window; the donor is the daughter of the photographer and said that her father was visited by an old girlfriend with a car that they drove around in while he snapped pictures. In addition to the Austin scenes are several views of Fair Park in Dallas.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Rogers, Weldon Wayne--Archives.
Subjects
Austin, Texas—Sixth Street
Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District
Fair Park (Dallas, Tex.)
Littlefield Memorial Fountain
Memorial Stadium
Scottish Rite Dormitory (Austin Tex.)
Texas State Capitol (Austin, Tex.)
Travis County (Tex.). Courthouse
University of Texas at Austin--Buildings
University of Texas at Austin—Campus
University of Texas at Austin—History—20th century
University of Texas—Rainey controversy
University of Texas—Round-up
Places
Austin (Tex.)
Dallas (Tex.)

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Weldon Wayne Rogers Photograph Collection, ca. 1940s, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3W3.1 Photographs

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