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Fire Protection, Hallettsville, Texas

Description

Postcard of a group of firemen posing in the Hallettsville Fire Department's Horse and Fire Wagon on LaGrange Street in front of the Fire Hall. According to accompanying information, the persons in the wagon (left to right) are Richard Waltersdorf, John E. Buss, and O. T. East, and the horse is called "Headlight." "Fire Protection, Hallettsville, Texas" is printed beneath the image. On the back is a letter written to Mrs. Henry Messer in Shiner, Texas.

Physical Description

1 postcard : b&w ; 8 x 14 cm.

Creation Information

Braunig 1916~.

Context

This postcard 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 225 times , with 10 in the last month . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Friench Simpson Memorial Library

The French Simpson Memorial Library is serves Halletsville and the surrounding areas as part of the South Texas Library System. The photograph collection at the Friench Simpson Memorial Library is the largest and most complete collection of historic photographs of Lavaca County. Since its founding in 1937, the library's core mission has been to link people knowledge and promote lifelong learning.

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Description

Postcard of a group of firemen posing in the Hallettsville Fire Department's Horse and Fire Wagon on LaGrange Street in front of the Fire Hall. According to accompanying information, the persons in the wagon (left to right) are Richard Waltersdorf, John E. Buss, and O. T. East, and the horse is called "Headlight." "Fire Protection, Hallettsville, Texas" is printed beneath the image. On the back is a letter written to Mrs. Henry Messer in Shiner, Texas.

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1 postcard : b&w ; 8 x 14 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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Creation Date

  • 1916~

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Nov. 14, 2010, 8:29 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 26, 2016, 11:29 a.m.

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Yesterday: 0
Past 30 days: 10
Total Uses: 225

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Braunig. Fire Protection, Hallettsville, Texas, postcard, 1916~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128985/: accessed March 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Friench Simpson Memorial Library.