[Hilmar Guenther family]

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Photograph of Hilmar Guenther family, San Antonio, ca. 1899. From left to right, Hilmar Guenther, Dorothea Guenther (Mrs. John Moore, Jr.), Lieschen Guenther (Mrs. Norveil Chittim), Marie Bachman Guenther. Image is mounted on a black matte with a white 0.6 cm border immediately around photo. Photographer's mark in white at center bottom, "Barr, San Antonio, Texas." Image dimensions: 15.5 cm x 10.2 cm. Back of photo has strips of newspaper glued to it at both sides.

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Height:19.9 cm, Length/Circumference:25.2 cm, Width/Diameter:

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Creator: Unknown. 1899.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Fort Bend Museum Collection and was provided by Fort Bend Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 184 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Fort Bend Museum

The Fort Bend Museum presents a rich variety of historical materials, including photographs of artifacts from the museum and local history photographs. Among these interesting materials are photographs of U.S. Congressman John M. Moore, prohibitionist Carrie A. Nation, and Jane Long, the "Mother of Texas."

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Photograph of Hilmar Guenther family, San Antonio, ca. 1899. From left to right, Hilmar Guenther, Dorothea Guenther (Mrs. John Moore, Jr.), Lieschen Guenther (Mrs. Norveil Chittim), Marie Bachman Guenther. Image is mounted on a black matte with a white 0.6 cm border immediately around photo. Photographer's mark in white at center bottom, "Barr, San Antonio, Texas." Image dimensions: 15.5 cm x 10.2 cm. Back of photo has strips of newspaper glued to it at both sides.

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Height:19.9 cm, Length/Circumference:25.2 cm, Width/Diameter:

Notes

Images found among Moore family papers during restoration of the house, 1992-1997. Photos had been stored in trunks in the attic since John Moore, Jr. died in 1975. Collection was discussed in 1998 with Jack Moore. It was decided at that time that all original photos found in family papers would return to the family. When family had not picked up photos by 4/2000, the collection was reevaluated for significance to the interpretive themes of the museum. The accessioned photographs were determined to be significant enough to add to the permanent photo collection as copies.
The originals can be found QBE-12A

02/17/03
Originals still had not been picked up. Moved to QBE-12A

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Fort Bend Museum Collection

The Fort Bend Museum Collection presents a rich variety of historical materials, including photographs of artifacts from the museum and local history photographs. Among the interesting materials are photographs of U.S. Congressman John M. Moore, prohibitionist Carrie A. Nation, and Jane Long, the "Mother of Texas."

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  • 1899

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  • April 15, 2005, 8:44 a.m.

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[Hilmar Guenther family], photograph, 1899; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth2050/: accessed July 23, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Fort Bend Museum.