Fire Protection, Hallettsville, Texas

Description:

Postcard of a group of firemen posing in the Hallettsville Fire Department's Horse and Fire Wagon on LaGrange Street in front of the Fire Hall. According to accompanying information, the persons in the wagon (left to right) are Richard Waltersdorf, John E. Buss, and O. T. East, and the horse is called "Headlight." "Fire Protection, Hallettsville, Texas" is printed beneath the image. On the back is a letter written to Mrs. Henry Messer in Shiner, Texas.

Creator(s): Braunig
Location(s): United States - Texas - Lavaca County - Hallettsville
Creation Date: 1916~  
Partner(s):
Friench Simpson Memorial Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Usage:
Total Uses: 142
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1916~
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Lavaca County - Hallettsville
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
1916~  
Description:

Postcard of a group of firemen posing in the Hallettsville Fire Department's Horse and Fire Wagon on LaGrange Street in front of the Fire Hall. According to accompanying information, the persons in the wagon (left to right) are Richard Waltersdorf, John E. Buss, and O. T. East, and the horse is called "Headlight." "Fire Protection, Hallettsville, Texas" is printed beneath the image. On the back is a letter written to Mrs. Henry Messer in Shiner, Texas.

Physical Description:

1 postcard : b&w ; 8 x 14 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): fire wagons | horses | firefighters | firehouses | Headlight
Partner:
Friench Simpson Memorial Library
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: FSML_T-40211
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth128985
Resource Type: Postcard
Format: Image