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  Partner: Wilson County Historical Society
 Language: English
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Single-Story House on 1st Street

Single-Story House on 1st Street

Date: 2010
Creator: Liles, Maurine
Description: Photograph of a white, wood-paneled house in Floresville, Texas. The house is a single story with a conical point in the center and a wrap-around porch. The front of the house is hedged by bushes and there are trees and other plants surrounding the building. Text on the back of the photograph says, "Single frame house, 1st Street."
Contributing Partner: Wilson County Historical Society
Postcard of Robert Carl Alexander and Wife

Postcard of Robert Carl Alexander and Wife

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a couple photographed together, identified as Robert Carl Alexander (the Probate Judge for Wilson County 1919-1926) and his wife, Mary Emmeline. They are both visible from the chest up, wearing light-colored shirts; Robert is also wearing a checkered bow tie. A letter, addressed to "Mrs. Hattie", was written on the back of the postcard and has been obscured by other handwritten notes in various inks that were added later. The original text appears to read: "Dear Sister, Many thanks for the nice present you sent me. I will remember [...] when I come [...] time."
Contributing Partner: Wilson County Historical Society
[Portrait of D. Richard Voges, Jr.]

[Portrait of D. Richard Voges, Jr.]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a young man in a bust pose. He is wearing a light-colored shirt with a black jacket and tie. Above his portrait is the word "Bailiff" and, below: "D. Richard Voges - Jr. - Tex." The edge of another photograph is visible on the left side of the page.
Contributing Partner: Wilson County Historical Society
Saspamco-Sewer Pipe Factory, 1914-1915

Saspamco-Sewer Pipe Factory, 1914-1915

Date: 1914/1915~
Creator: unknown
Description: Three photographs of the San Antonio Sewer Pipe Manufacturing Company factory in Saspamco, Texas. At the top, two men wearing suits and hats are standing on a brick wall, in front of two additional brick-wall tiers; the ground below them appears to be graveled. The photograph on the bottom-left appears to be the front of the factory; the building has checkered brick-patterns and a series of windows. The third photo, on the right side shows a dirt path outside the factory. Pipe pieces are stacked to the right of the path and, on the left, various other items are stacked around curved fencing; several tall pillars are visible in the background. Text below the photographs says: "Saspamco -- Sewer Pipe Factory, Around 1914 or 1915."
Contributing Partner: Wilson County Historical Society
First Grand Jury of Wilson County

First Grand Jury of Wilson County

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of fourteen men who were members of the first grand jury in Wilson County, Texas. They are posing together in two rows in front of an interior wall. Handwritten information on the back includes the names of the jurors and a note that says, "Aug 5, 1960, Sam Fere, Jr.'s Aunt. 1st Grand Jury of Wilson Co." First row (seated): N. B. Patterson, Herb Polley, Mr. Flores, S. V. Houston, Mr. Houck, P. J. Henry. Back row (standing): Nemencio de la Zerda, C. Sikes, Martin Covington, T. A. Hardin, J. A. McDonald, James Brown (county attorney), J. Kolodziej, Billie Atkinson (district attorney).
Contributing Partner: Wilson County Historical Society