[Portrait of William M. Petmecky]

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Black and white photograph of a man posed for a portrait. Identified as William M. Petmecky, he is wearing a suit jacket with a vest, shirt, and tie underneath, although he is only visible from the chest up. He does not have much hair. According to handwriting on the back of the photograph, he was the president of the Texas Association of Fairs and Expositions.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 5 in.

Creation Information

University Studio 1955.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Texas Cultures Online and was provided by Gillespie County Historical Society to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 84 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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  • University Studio Studio's stamp is on the back of the photo. According to the stamp, the studio was based in Austin, Texas.

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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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Description

Black and white photograph of a man posed for a portrait. Identified as William M. Petmecky, he is wearing a suit jacket with a vest, shirt, and tie underneath, although he is only visible from the chest up. He does not have much hair. According to handwriting on the back of the photograph, he was the president of the Texas Association of Fairs and Expositions.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 5 in.

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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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Creation Date

  • 1955

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  • Aug. 30, 2012, 1:01 p.m.

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University Studio. [Portrait of William M. Petmecky], photograph, 1955; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth246468/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Gillespie County Historical Society.