J. H. Appelt Building

Description

Photograph of the J. H. Appelt Building in 1889. There are people standing around the building and a man in a cart pulled by two mules. This is a brick two-story building with lots of windows. According to accompanying information, this saloon was located at Third and LaGrange Streets in Hallettsville and was built in 1888-89, and there was a fire in 1890 which resulted in the left side of the building being torn down and rebuilt.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm., on mat 25 x 28 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1889.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2010 and was provided by Friench Simpson Memorial Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 37 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Friench Simpson Memorial Library

The Library has served Hallettsville and the surrounding areas as part of the South Texas Library System since 1937. The photograph collection at the Friench Simpson Memorial Library is the largest and most complete collection of historic photographs of Lavaca County.

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Description

Photograph of the J. H. Appelt Building in 1889. There are people standing around the building and a man in a cart pulled by two mules. This is a brick two-story building with lots of windows. According to accompanying information, this saloon was located at Third and LaGrange Streets in Hallettsville and was built in 1888-89, and there was a fire in 1890 which resulted in the left side of the building being torn down and rebuilt.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm., on mat 25 x 28 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2010

Rescuing Texas History, 2010 is comprised of photographs, postcards, maps, letters, yearbooks, and other materials that reflect on bygone eras of Texas history.

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  • 1889

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  • Nov. 14, 2010, 8:29 p.m.

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J. H. Appelt Building, photograph, 1889; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128781/: accessed May 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Friench Simpson Memorial Library.