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The National Water Ski Kite Flying Champonships on July 30-31, 1970. The championship was held on Austin's Town Lake during the Austin Aqua Festival, a 10 day celebration featuring water sports. The contestants must fly a slalom course marked by distinctive water geysers, an innovation of the Austin Ski and Boat Club. The Hotel Gondolier is visible in the background as the competitor is pulled behind a speed boat in the air with skis and a kite

1970-07-30

Three children are standing next to a woman in the library for a drawing contest ceremony, December 12, 1961. L to R: Loula McGill Harris, John Pena, Susan Hernandez, Robert Rios.

1961-12-12

A young boy, Eugene Anderson, is standing in front of a bookshelf with his teacher, Gloria, Richards, who is holding a paper with a prize ribbon on it and handing that to the boy, April 20, 1966. He has won the 3rd place prize for the Austin Public Library Essay Contest. This image was created by Ronald Vaughn

1966-04-20

August 12-14th marks one of the Austin Aqua Festival's most exciting events. The 250 mile endured and southwest Drag Boat Championships. Specially designed racing boats capable of speeds to 100 miles per hours will compete for the Glastron trophy and cash prizes. Two racing boats speed on the water with the banks of the river in the background.

1970-08-12

Three young children are participating in an awards ceremony for a drawing contest, December 12, 1961. There are two adult women on either side of the children. LtoR Loula McGill Harris, James Lee Barrow, Audrey Washington, Willie Esther Medlock, and Mrs. Naomi Brown (teacher).

1961-12-12

Three children are standing with their teacher and another woman at an award ceremony for a drawing contest, December 12, 1961. L to R: Michael Emery, Debra D. Davis, Kenneth Washington, Mrs. O.H. Kincheon (teacher), and Loula McGill Harris.

1961-12-12

August 12-14th marks one of the Austin Aqua Festival's most exciting events. The 250 mile endured and southwest Drag Boat Championships. Specially designed racing boats capable of speeds to 100 miles per hours will compete for the Glastron trophy and cash prizes. Two racing boats speed on the water with the banks of the river in the background.

1970-08-12

The National Water Ski Kite Flying Champonships on July 30-31, 1970. The championship was held on Austin's Town Lake during the Austin Aqua Festival, a 10 day celebration featuring water sports. The contestants must fly a slalom course marked by distinctive water geysers, an innovation of the Austin Ski and Boat Club. The Hotel Gondolier is visible in the background as the competitor is pulled behind a speed boat in the air with skis and a kite

1970-07-30

Five students at a desk with two adult women at an award ceremony for a poster contest, December 12, 1961. L to R: Richard Miller, Mrs. H.L. Conner (teacher), Alice F. Simmons, John L. Hargrove, Jr. , Kenneth E. Overton, Norwood Ray Hunter, Loula McGill Harris.

1961-12-12

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