Albert Praeger Home Metadata
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- Main Title Albert Praeger Home
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- Content Description: Photograph of Albert Praeger's home located on 613 South St Marys Street. Albert Praeger was born in Victoria in 1864. He moved to San Antonio with his family, where he attended school and later trained as a tinsmith. In 1892, as a newcomer to Beeville, he married Miss Elizabeth Webber of Beeville, and opened a tin shop on the courthouse square in 1893. In 1906, Mr. Praeger, a successful and respected businessman, built a new brick building on the corner of Corpus Christi and Washington Streets. He built a second story for storage of large items like windmills, wagons, and buggies. He also installed the town’s first elevator, which was driven by hand.
- Physical Description: 1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.
- University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Homes
- Keyword: Albert Praeger
- Item is a Primary Source
- Place Name: United States - Texas - Bee County - Beeville
Name: Rescuing Texas History, 2009Code: SG09
Name: Bee County Historical CommissionCode: BEHC
- Accession or Local Control No: BEHC_b001-023
- Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth78706
- Digital Preservation: creationAppName: Adobe Photoshop creationAppVersion: CS creationHardware: Epson Perfection V700 Photo