[American Home Bakery]

Description:

Photograph of a group of people posing outside the American Home Bakery, a two-story wooden building located at the corner of John and Oak streets in Palestine, Texas. There are two horse-drawn delivery wagons outside the building and the horses are being held by boys; several other people, most wearing aprons, are posed outside the entrance behind them.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Anderson County - Palestine
Creation Date: 1899~  
Partner(s):
Anderson County Historical Commission
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Usage:
Total Uses: 26
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1899~
  • Digitized: May 29, 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Anderson County - Palestine
Coordinates
31.762631, -95.633498
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
1899~  
Description:

Photograph of a group of people posing outside the American Home Bakery, a two-story wooden building located at the corner of John and Oak streets in Palestine, Texas. There are two horse-drawn delivery wagons outside the building and the horses are being held by boys; several other people, most wearing aprons, are posed outside the entrance behind them.

Note:

German immigrant Frederick H. Eilenberger (1878-1959) founded the the highly successful American Home Bakery and operated the business at this site on the corner of John and Oak Streets from 1898 until 1918. He moved the bakery to 512 N. John in 1918 and renamed the business the "Eilenberger Bakery". It is still in operation at the location on John Street and is famous for its fruit and pecan cakes, which it markets worldwide.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Partner:
Anderson County Historical Commission
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: ACHC_133
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth25727
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
Points
31.762631, -95.633498
[American Home Bakery]

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