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Austin History Center

810 Guadalupe St.
PICA 15156

[Line of People Holding Cameras], circa 1900s, PICA 15156 detail


The Austin History Center's Photograph Collection contains over a million images ranging in date from the mid-19th century to the present. These images illustrate the changes in the people, events, and natural and built environment that Austin has seen through the years. Read more about our various photo collections below.

The Austin History Center welcomes donations of photographs that document the city and people of Austin and Travis County. If you are interested in making a donation or have any other questions related to photographic holdings please contact the Media Archivist. You can also read more about our donation process in general.