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  Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society
 Decade: 1940-1949
 Collection: Texas Cultures Online
[Graves of Adolph and Sophia Filter]

[Graves of Adolph and Sophia Filter]

Date: August 1948
Creator: Fox Company
Description: Black and white photograph of two graves with a large, stone grave marker in between. The graves belong to Adolph and Sophia Filter. There are floral wreaths at the head of each grave. The tombstone between has a cross at its top. There are trees visible in background of the picture.
Contributing Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society
[Photograph of a Methodist Church]

[Photograph of a Methodist Church]

Date: 1949
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a Methodist Church. It is a white building with arched windows along the side and two doors and columns along the front. There is a cross on top. "First Methodist Church" appears above the columns. Mrs. McBride's name is written on the back.
Contributing Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society
[Photograph of the Comanche Tribe at Centennial Celebration]

[Photograph of the Comanche Tribe at Centennial Celebration]

Date: May 8, 1946
Creator: MacDonald Studio & Camera Shop
Description: Photograph of members of the Comanche Indian tribe at the centennial celebration on May 8, 1946. There are eighteen men, women, and children in the photograph. Most are wearing traditional or ceremonial dress, and there is a teepee behind them to the left. The following names and information are written on the back: "Chief Baldwin Parker, Liberal Kansas, Norma Jean Parker with Little Harold Lee Parker, Peggy Jean Parker - Rt. 1, Cynthia Ann Parker - Cache, Okla., Pat Pohrog - Cache, Okla., Roy Wockmetooah - Box 170." The MacDonald Studio's stamp is also on the back.
Contributing Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society
[Photograph of the First Methodist Church]

[Photograph of the First Methodist Church]

Date: 1945
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the First United Methodist Church. The photograph appears to have been taken during a service. The preacher is standing at the pulpit, and the choir is standing behind him. There are people sitting in the pews, and a woman is sitting at the piano to the left. According to accompanying information, the picture was taken in 1945, before the church was remodeled and an organ was added, and the minister was Reverend W. O. Schulze. Dr. Lester Keyser is standing on the left of the front row of the choir, and Herman Hahn, the choir director, is next to him.
Contributing Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society
[Photograph of the Wedding of Bill Ayres and Wini Sue McBride]

[Photograph of the Wedding of Bill Ayres and Wini Sue McBride]

Date: June 18, 1949
Creator: Kilman Studio
Description: Photograph of a wedding in the First United Methodist Church of Fredericksburg, Texas. According to accompanying information, it is the wedding of Bill Ayres and Wini Sue McBride on June 18, 1949, and two ministers officiated, Reverend C. A. Greenwaldt, the incoming minister, and Reverend W. O. Schulze, the outgoing minister. The Kilman Studio stamp is on the back. The couple is walking down the aisle. The wedding party is still at the front of the sanctuary, and there are guests seated in the pews on either side. The bride is wearing a wedding dress with a hat and veil, and the groom is wearing a white tuxedo jacket with black pants.
Contributing Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society