[Brenham Lumber Company Float]

Description:

Photograph of a parade float for the Mai-Fest. The float is a small oil derrick on a trailer. There are five men on the float and one in the car pulling it. The banner at the bottom of the float says "Oil $1.50 Per. Barrel at Wells 50 Barrels Daily - Lamarque Co. Brenham Lumber Co. for Oil Derrick Lumber." Written below the float is "Mai-Fest 1925." The float is parked in front of an unknown building. The only part of the name on the building that is seen says "Reichardt &."

Creator(s): Winkelmann's Studio
Location(s): United States - Texas - Washington County - Brenham
Creation Date: May 1925
Partner(s):
The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Usage:
Total Uses: 32
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: May 1925
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Washington County - Brenham
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
May 1925
Description:

Photograph of a parade float for the Mai-Fest. The float is a small oil derrick on a trailer. There are five men on the float and one in the car pulling it. The banner at the bottom of the float says "Oil $1.50 Per. Barrel at Wells 50 Barrels Daily - Lamarque Co. Brenham Lumber Co. for Oil Derrick Lumber." Written below the float is "Mai-Fest 1925." The float is parked in front of an unknown building. The only part of the name on the building that is seen says "Reichardt &."

Physical Description:

1 photograph : glass photonegative, b&w ; 6.5 x 8.5 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): floats | oil wells
Added Title: Mai-Fest 1925, Brenham Lumber Co. [float]; Maifest 1926
Partner:
The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: CAH_e_wk_0149
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: CAH_3W237b
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth117897
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image