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Sheriff George Boothe, 1937-1938
Portrait of George Boothe, sheriff of Wilson County, Texas, standing out-of-doors in front of an unidentified building. He is wearing a light-colored uniform with a dark tie as well as a hat and utility belt holding bullets. Handwritten text on the back of the photograph says: "Sheriff Boot[he"]. George Boothe, 1937 to 1938, Mrs. Geo. Boothe was appointed sherrif [sic] in May 1939 due to the death of her husband." and "WCHS prop., donated by Sherriff [sic] 'Pete' Bauman, 1990." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth307674/
Asa Fuller, Sheriff 1961-1980
Portrait of Asa Fuller, sheriff of Wilson County, Texas, seated behind a desk. He is leaning back in an office chair with his left leg crossed over his right knee and he is smoking a cigarette; his badge is visible in his breast pocket. There is an ashtray on the desk in front of him, as well as a folded newspaper and various other documents. Handwritten text on the back of the photograph says: "Asa G. Fuller, 1961-1980." and "WCHS prop., donated by Sherriff [sic] 'Pete' Bauman, Nov. 1990." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth307676/
Sheriff Paul Ermler, 1946-1952
Portrait of Paul Ermler, sheriff of Wilson County, Texas, visible from the chest up. He is wearing a dark-colored shirt and jacket with a hat. Handwritten text on the back of the photograph says: "Paul Ermler, 1946-52." and "WCHS prop., donated by Sherrif [sic] 'Pete' Bauman, Nov. 1990." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth307675/
Single-Story House on 1st Street
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." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth130091/
Postcard of Robert Carl Alexander and Wife
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." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth130051/
[Portrait of D. Richard Voges, Jr.]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth130033/
"C" Street, Floresville, TX
Photo of the busy downtown street in Floresville, Texas. The photo was taken at the corners of Third and what is today "C" streets. The business in the near right is the First National Bank next door to the Bakery. Noteworthy in this photo is the electric or telephone pole that is outside the bank. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129865/
White House Cafe Musicians
Pictured left to right is Dr. Frank Teltschik, Henry Teltschik, Willie Teltschik, Fritz Teltschik, and Hery Wapenfuehr. Photo was taken inside the White House Cafe which is located on Third Street in Floresville, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129862/
Public Carnival, 1907
Carnival of 1907 on the Wilson County Courthouse Square,in Floresville, Texas. A crowd of people on the square. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129867/
Oxen and a Windmill
Four oxen bulling a wagon with men in the picture. There is a windmill and water tank in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129860/
Courthouse Yard
Photo taken from the bell tower of the Wilson County Courthouse looking down onto the front yard. Photograph is of what is now the corners of Third and "C" street. Businesses beyond the beautiful courtyard include Rhode One Price Cash Store, John Driffith Co., and The Palace. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129868/
Business Section, Floresville, Texas
Third and "C" streets in Floresville on the west side of courthouse square. This is the business district of downtown floresville. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129864/
Street Scene, Third Street
Street scene of third and "C"street looking north. In the photo is the John Griffith Co. store that sits on corner. The photographer is looking north up Third Steet. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129869/
Wilson County Courthouse Square
Arial view from the bell tower of the Wilson County Courthouse. This is a veiw looking west down onto the businesses which are located on the present day "C" street. Just visible from the edge of the photo is a coral. It looks like the people in the photo are either putting their horses or cattle into the coral. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129866/
White House Cafe
This is a photo of Dr. and Mrs. (Lenora) Frank Teltschick behind the bar and Mr. and Mrs. (Minnie) Fritz Teltschick inside the White House Cafe. The cafe is located on Third Street in Floresville, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129863/
Ed Swift
Photograph of Mr. Ed Smith by professional photographer Crandal of Floresville, Texas. Mr. Swift looks straight into the camera with a serious expression. He is wearing a suit jacket with a pin in his lapel. His shirt is white and he wears a dark tie. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129885/
C.A. Volrath Residence
Photograph of house almost hidden behind trees. In the foreground, there is a picket fence, with the gate open. To the right, is a well with a ladder leaning up against it. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129882/
Steve Pruski Home
Photograph of frame unpainted house with three windows with shutters and two trees in front. Seven people in white shirts are standing on the front porch. One man wearing a hat and overalls stands to their right. Another person stands in the shadows to his rights. A windmill is visible to the far right of the photo. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129881/
Texas Ranger Captain Joe Shely and wife, Mary Shely
Photograph of Captain Joe and Mrs. Mary Shely, posed for a cabinet portrait, studio in Corpus Christi, Texas. The photo shows the couple from mid-chest up. Their heads are tilted together. Captain Shely has a bushy mustache and well-trimmed, dark hair. Mrs. Shely has tightly curled, dark hair. She is wearing a dark pleated dress or blouse with a broach at the neck. Captain Shely is wearing a dark suit with something other than a tie at the neck, possibly an ascot, with a white shirt collar. His top button is buttoned, making the neck tight. The next button is undone. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129887/
Sam Fore and two other men inside a cattle pen
Photograph of three men in hats standing in front of a wooden fence, inside a cattle pen. The man in the center is Sam Fore, Jr. (newspaper publisher). The man on the right is smoking a cigar. There is an upturned bucket over the fence post to the right. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129880/
Ed Dewees
Studio portrait of Ed Dewees, son of Thomas Dewees. Ed Dewees appears to be a teeanager. He is sitting on a large, imitation stone, leaning on his left elbow on another imitation stone. In his right hand, he holds a narrow cane. He is wearing a dark suit and white shirt with perhaps a white tie. His hair is rather long on top and very curly and dark. He is wearing dark boots and his hat is on the ground by his right foot. His legs are crossed. The photographer's back drape shows a tree to the left of the photo. The photographer's name and information is at the bottom: Callaway, San Antonio, Texas texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129888/
Gail Schriber at the Barker-Hubinger House
Photograph of Gail Schriber at the Barker-Hubinger house. She is wearing a white, belted dress and is holding a glass in her right hand. She is wearing Keds-type tennis shoes. She stands to the rights of a recessed screened door, with a concrete step in front of it. The outer wall of the house is red sandstone with thick mortar. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129884/
Mary Bell King
Portrait of Mary Bell King as a young child. Her blonde curls are styled is a short and stylish fashion. Her baby smile is sweet and endearing she is wearing a white lacy dress. She is posed with her ankles crossed and is wearing black patent leather shoes. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129889/
Alec Ormand
Photograph of Mr Alec Ormand on the night of the Butler's dance. Mr. Ormand appears to be quite young. He is wearing a three piece suit, white shirt and tie and a watch fob. In his left hand, he holds a thin cane or walking stick. His a felt hat is hanging from a fence post to his left. His right fist rests on his hip with his elbow cocked. This appears to be a posed photograph by a professional photographer. At the bottom of the photo are the words "Barr B San Antonio Texas", which may be the photographer's logo. His hair is dark and slicked back and he looks quite dapper. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129886/
Gail Schrieber at Rancho De Los Cabras Ruins
Photograph of... texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129883/
Residence of Father Zars & Catholic Church
Photograph of large two-story frame building with upper and lower porches. A brick church build is to the right of the house. Lightning rods are at the ridges of the roof of the house. A picket fence surrounds the house and the church. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129845/
Home on 7th and D Street
Photograph of large, white frame house with porch on front and extending around to the side. A white picket fence surrounds the house. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129842/
House on First Street
Photograph of frame house with circular porch extend from the front of the house to the right side. A man is sitting on the steps of the porch and a woman is walking on the right side of the house. Outbuildings are to the rear of the house. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129841/
Floresville Methodist Church
Black and white photo of the Floresville Methodist Church congregation as photographed by news editor Same Fore, Jr. in 1941. A group of church goers standing in fron the the Methodist Church. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129847/
Stevens' Ranch
Photograph of a view of the J.J. Stevens Ranch. Picture show many out building (barns, etc.) with the home on the right side of the photo. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129840/
Floresville Baptist Church
Black and white photograph of the Floresville Baptist Church. There are two entries into the building with steps leading up to the doorways. In the front of the building is a lovely stain glass window. To one side of the building is a white picket fence and behind the church is a water tower and concrete building. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129848/
Floresville German Luthern Church
Photograph of white frame church with double doors in front. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129844/
White House Cafe
Pictured here is the inside of the White House Cafe in Floresville, Texas. Those featured in the photo are unknown but the inside is represented in the narrow room. The bar and bar stools are on one side with tables and chair on the opposite side. Pictured in the photo are three men in musical instrucments (a banjo, a violin, and a saxophone). There are also two ladies standing behind the bar. At the back of the bar a set of stairs can be seen leading up to a second story. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129849/
Methodist Church, Floresville, Texas
Methodist church with bell tower on the corner of a dirt road. The church is fenced with a white picket fence and a bloom tree in the front courtyard. Next door to the church is the patronage. On the opposite side of the street from the church is the beginning of a crop. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129846/
Camp Ranch Headquarters
Photograph of home of Mr. & Mrs. Keys. White frame ranch house with porch extending across front. A man and woman are standing in front of the porch. Three large trees are in front yard. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129843/
Dewees, Texas Post Office
On the porch of the building is a man seated, a woman standing with another woman seated with child in arms. Water cistern on the left side of the building with a pipe attched to the roof gutter. It is a single story wood frame building with an attic window. Lower windows open. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129798/
Ranch House of Ed Dewees
Photograph of large white house with upper and lower porches. A young girl is standing on the lower porch. There is a white picket fence surrounding the house. The roofs several other building can be seen behind the ranch house. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129799/
Annie Dial Home
Photograph of white frame house with two front side porches. A small child is sitting in a stroller in front of the steps going to the porch on the left. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129805/
[William Ortman Home]
Two story frame house with windmill, picket fence and two outlying buildings. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129802/
Otto Reininger Home on the Dewees Ranch
Rustic two story wood frame home on the Dewees Ranch. There is a porch attached to the front of the house along with a outlying building behind the structure. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129801/
R.C. Lange House
Photograph of frame house with wide wrap-around porch supported by white pillars. Three ladies are standing on the front corner of the porch. The house is surrounded by a net wire fence. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129807/
Home of Fritz Eilert
Two-story, unpainted, wood farm house on the Dewees Ranch. There is a small covered front proch added, as well additional living space in the rear of the house. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129800/
Charlie Westerman's Second Cabin
Photograph of log cabin with open door and tin roof. This was the second cabin built by Uncle Charlie Westerman. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129808/
The John Hern Gin
Photograph of the John Hern Gin in Fairview. Trees are in the front of the gin with the smokestack and water tower shown in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129804/
Old Faireview School
Photograph of the old Fairview school house. It is a two-story wood structures with two visible doors with steps. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129809/
F. W. Extence House
Photograph of white frame house with a wide front porch. Seven adults are standing on the porch; a litte girl is standing in the yard in front of the house. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129806/
Dewees School House
Rustic wood frame school house with shutters on windows. Five men standing outside in front of the door next to a small pile of wood. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129803/
San Antonio - Corpus Christie Road
Photo of the San Antonio to Corpus Christie road. This is a paved street that runs throught the countyside. Pictured in the distance is two late modeled vehicals driving away from the photographer. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129855/
Third Street Floresville
Original dirt road leading into the downtown area of Floresville, Texas. This is Third Street heading east toward the county courthouse. In the photo is a Now Open sign for the newly constructed filling station. The courthouse bell tower and be seen in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129852/
Seniors '31
First prize winner in the Wilson Countyfair of 1931. Louise Steeltje is on the left of the fire escape. Eleven young ladies dressed in formal dressed and bonnets riding on a prade float in one of the early Peanut Festival parades. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129851/
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