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Birdseye View of Hallettsville, Texas

Description: Aerial photograph of Hallettsville, Texas. Visible in the photograph is the Grant Lumber Building, Fink Hotel, Airdome, and the New Era Printing building. In the background are family homes and fields.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Boethel School

Description: Portrait of students who attended Boethel School in 1924. There are four rows of male and female students posing outside. Behind the students there is a grouping of trees and a fence is visible. Accompanying information lists names of individuals. First Row: Lydia Spies, Hulda Boethel, Hilda Elstner, Ted Harvey (Teacher), Alice Renger, Josie Haas, Josie Haas, Lillie Chudei, Hattie Boethel; Second Row: Selma Galetka, Hattie Boethel, Sedonia Mikush, Annie Guetler, Doris Raymond, Pauline Koeler; Third Row: Hy. Olsovsky, Henry Guetler, Louis Boethel, Alfred Raymond, Hilmut Treptow; Fourth Row: Mary Olsovsky.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Field Crop

Description: Photograph of multiple rows of field crops. An older man in a suit and hat is standing on the right side of the photograph, looking at the camera.
Date: unknown
Creator: Fey and Braunig
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Hallettsville (Hill) Lumber Company

Description: Photograph of the interior of Hallettsville Lumber Company. Four men are standing inside the store. In the foreground is a register and metal machinery is on the wood floor.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

J. H. Appelt Building

Description: Photograph of the J. H. Appelt Building in 1889. There are people standing around the building and a man in a cart pulled by two mules. This is a brick two-story building with lots of windows. According to accompanying information, this saloon was located at Third and LaGrange Streets in Hallettsville and was built in 1888-89, and there was a fire in 1890 which resulted in the left side of the building being torn down and rebuilt.
Date: 1889
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Kinkler School

Description: Portrait of students attending Kinkler School during the 1920-1921 school year. There are three rows of male and female students posing in front of the school building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Kinkler School

Description: Portrait of students who attended Kinkler School during the 1932-1933 school year. There are three rows of male and female students posing outside, in front of the building. The school is one-story and has a front porch. To the left of the school are two trees.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Komensky School

Description: Portrait of students attending Komensky School. There are six rows of male and female students standing outside in front of trees. In the foreground is a barbed wire fence.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Kominsky School

Description: Portrait of students attending Kominsky School during the 1924-1925 school year. There are five rows of male and female students posing in front of the school building. Accompanying information lists the two teachers as Ida Gallia Hrncir and Millie Elstner. The principal is Charles R. Hrncir.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Lavaca County Courthouse

Description: Photograph of Lavaca County Courthouse. The Courthouse is a four-story stone building with a clock tower. Four men are sitting and standing on the front steps. In front of the main entrance are horse-drawn wagons.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Lavaca County Teachers

Description: Portrait of Lavaca County teachers posed in front of the Lavaca County Courthouse.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Lavaca River After Snowfall

Description: Lavaca River after the snowfall on February 15, 1895. The riverbanks are covered in snow and a wooden bridge is in the foreground. In the background are the H. M. Tippitt home and the Joseph Stanzel home.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Lavaca River in Snow

Description: Photograph of Lavaca River taken after the snowstorm in January 1949. The banks of the river are covered in snow. In the background, family homes and trees are visible.
Date: unknown
Creator: Minear
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Live Oak School

Description: Portrait of Live Oak School. The building has windows on both sides of the entrance and is made of brick. In the foreground is a dirt road.
Date: unknown
Creator: Studer Photo
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Menger School

Description: Portrait of students attending Menger School during the 1930-1931 school year. There are four rows of male and female students posed outside of the school building. A boy in the first row is holding a sign that reads, "Menger School, March 18, 1931, Miss Vera Kasper, Miss Alice Kasper." The two teachers are identified as Miss Vera Kasper and Miss Alice Kasper.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

New Kinkler School

Description: Portrait of students in Gladys Kolkmans's class at New Kinkler School sometime between 1903 and 1907. There are five rows of male and female students posed outside of the school. Accompanying information identifies some students. "Front row, left to right: Unknown, Unknown, Leon Laas and Victor Appelt; Second row, left to right: Unknown, Rudolph Appelt, Unknown, Lillie Rothbauer, --- Schroeder, Henry Schaeffer; Third row, left to right: Bill Appelt, Edmund Fertsch, Unknown, Alfred Zappe, Unknown, Robert Fertsch (?), Unknown, Unknown; Fourth row, left to right: Leona Appelt, Alma Appelt, Unknown, Ida Schaefer or Velda Appelt, Unknown, Annie Appelt; Fifth row, left to right: Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Adolph Fertsch, Unknown Unknown; Teacher: Gladys Kolkman."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Pagel Settlement School

Description: Portrait of students in front of Pagel Settlement School. There are three rows of male and female students posing outside of the school. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph listing some of the names of the students. "Fred Pustejovsky - top row-second from left, Henkis - Grahmann's, Wessel Paul Rother - front row - 4th from left, La Noe (Davenport) Gibson - 2nd row 5th from left, Lorraine (Davenport) Landry - 3rd row - 6th from left."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Sacred Heart Academy

Description: Photograph of Sacred Heart Academy. The building is three stories tall and has trees surrounding it on all sides. In the foreground is a road that has a wooden fence on both sides. There are three windows on each level of the house facing the road.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Snow in Hallettsville, Texas

Description: People standing on the snow-covered bridge over Lavaca River on Second Street. The Lavaca County Courthouse is visible in the background along with family homes and businesses.
Date: unknown
Creator: Minear
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

South Mustang School

Description: Portrait of students and teachers in front of South Mustang School. There are six rows of male and female students posing outside of the entrance to the school building. Accompanying information lists the two teachers as Frank Schoppe and Lillie Schoppe.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

South Mustang School

Description: Portrait of students and teachers in front of South Mustang School. There are five rows of male and female students.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Teachers Meeting]

Description: Portrait taken at a teachers meeting. There are many men and women in the group, including five nuns. Many of the women are wearing large hats. They are posing in front of an unidentified building. There are several umbrellas laying on top of a pile of boards at the front left of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Trip to Mexico

Description: Photograph of individuals posing in front of trees. Men and children are standing and sitting down with drinks and utensils in front of them. The men are wearing trousers and button up shirts. Some of the men are are wearing hats. The young girl is wearing a checkered dress.
Date: unknown
Creator: Fey and Braunig
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Trip to Mexico

Description: Photograph of men working in a field in Mexico. The men are wearing white shirts, pants, and hats. In the foreground are cactus plants and in the background is an adobe building with people lined around the perimeter.
Date: unknown
Creator: Fey and Braunig
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library