Lavaca County Courthouse

Lavaca County Courthouse

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Lavaca County Courthouse. The stone building is four-stories tall and has a clock tower. Stairs lead up to the main arched entryway. To the left of the main entrance is a tree.
Contributing Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library
Improvement in Picket-Fences

Improvement in Picket-Fences

Date: October 6, 1874
Creator: McGinty, Robert H
Description: Patent for improvement for Picket Fences, Patent No. 143632 dated October 14, 1873. The improved picket fences composed of zig zag settings with their upper ends brought in line and are connected and supported by wires and posts.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Seed-Planters.

Improvement in Seed-Planters.

Date: March 1, 1859
Creator: Benthall, J. C.
Description: Patent for a seed-planter that "may be attached to the leg of the attendant and operated by the natural movement of the attendant while walking along behind the machine" (lines 20-23), including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[Portrait of Three Men]

[Portrait of Three Men]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of three men. According to accompanying information, the men are (from left to right) Charles Roeber, Tom Reece, and Jim Mikulenka. These names are also written on the back along with some other names. All three men are wearing hats, and Charles has a gun in his waistband.
Contributing Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library
Three Men and a Dog

Three Men and a Dog

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of three men and a dog. According to the accompanying information, the men are (left to right) J. Sommerlatte, and unknown man, and Gus Lorke. The names are also written on the back.
Contributing Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library
Boethel School

Boethel School

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Portrait of students attending Boethel School in 1907. There are four rows of male and female students posing outside of the school building. In the background, there is an American flag. There are handwritten notes on the back listing names of the individuals. First Row: Victor Treptow, Johnnie Boethel, Edward Ander, Alfred Treptow, Carl Elstner, Ewald ---, --- Boethel, --- Boethel, --- Prilop, Charles ---, Bruno Fahney, ---, Charles Goedrich, James Overgoner; Second Row: --- Arndt, Hulda Voelkel, Josephin Raymond, Lizette Prilop, Mary Kelner, Elsie Spies, Laura Overgonner, Gertrude Elstner, Elvia ---; Third Row: Emilie Staroyoke, --- Kelnar, --- Tobola, Lonie Voelkel, Julie Tobola, Mary Olsovosky, --- Olsovsky, Rosie Goederick, Louise Kelnar, Mata Boethel, Paula Spies, Unknown, --- Elstner, Emilie Kelner, Hilda Raymond, Elsie Voelkel, Selma Boethel; Fourth Row: Matilda Heinsohn, --- Janich, Otto Boethel, Frank Olsovsky, Adolf Goedrich, Herbert Schroeder, Alfred Boethel, William Elstner.
Contributing Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library
Komensky School

Komensky School

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Portrait of students attending Komensky School. There are six rows of male and female students standing outside in front of trees. In the foreground is a barbed wire fence.
Contributing Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library
Honey Creek School

Honey Creek School

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Portrait of eight male and female students standing in front of Honey Creek School. The students are posing outside in front of the door to the building. A sign above the door reads, "Honey Creek School Dist. 26 A." Behind the students is an American flag being held up.
Contributing Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library
Birdseye View of Hallettsville, Texas

Birdseye View of Hallettsville, Texas

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Aerial photograph of Hallettsville, Texas. Visible in the photograph is the Grant Lumber Building, Fink Hotel, Airdome, and the New Era Printing building. In the background are family homes and fields.
Contributing Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library
Birdseye View of Hallettsville, Texas

Birdseye View of Hallettsville, Texas

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Aerial view of Hallettsville, Texas taken from the top of Sacred Heart Catholic Church looking northwest. Visible buildings include the Livery stables, Neuhaus Building, Elstner's Hall, and the Appelt Building. In the background are fields on the outskirts of town.
Contributing Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library
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