[Photograph of a Man in a Quarry]

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Photograph of a man standing in a quarry, in front of a crane that has two tall poles that have wires coming out of the tops of them. He is wearing a dark hat, a light shirt, a striped tie, and dark pants. In the background there are piles of rocks on the ground, with tops of trees visible above them. The Fox Company's stamp is on the back of the photograph and says "Guaranteed for Life, This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Co., San Antonio, Texas, Copyrighted 1927 by Carl D. Newton."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 7 cm.

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Gillespie County Historical Society

The Gillespie County Historical Society exists to preserve and make accessible the history of Gillespie County. Many of the materials collected by the society come from the county seat of Fredericksburg, which has a deep connection with its German roots. The society is located within the Pioneer Museum in Fredericksburg.

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Photograph of a man standing in a quarry, in front of a crane that has two tall poles that have wires coming out of the tops of them. He is wearing a dark hat, a light shirt, a striped tie, and dark pants. In the background there are piles of rocks on the ground, with tops of trees visible above them. The Fox Company's stamp is on the back of the photograph and says "Guaranteed for Life, This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Co., San Antonio, Texas, Copyrighted 1927 by Carl D. Newton."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 7 cm.

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Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the 19th and 20th centuries. Funding provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

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[Photograph of a Man in a Quarry]

Photograph of a man standing in a quarry, in front of a crane that has two tall poles that have wires coming out of the tops of them. He is wearing a dark hat, a light shirt, a striped tie, and dark pants. In the background there are piles of rocks on the ground, with tops of trees visible above them.

[Photograph of a Man in a Quarry], GCHS_19XX-664-018-111-01, ark:/67531/metapth245992

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[Photograph of a Man in a Quarry], photograph, Date Unknown; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth245993/: accessed July 5, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Gillespie County Historical Society.