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Academy of the Sacred Heart Convent and School

Description: Aeriel photograph of Hallettsville. Sacred Heart Music Hall is on the left and Sacred Heart Catholic Church is on the right. The central building in view is Sacred Heart Academy. In the foreground of Sacred Heart Academy is a fenced in yard. There is a road with a fence on either side that runs in between the buildings.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Andrews Chapel School

Description: Portrait of students who attended Andrews Chapel School. There are three rows of male and female students posing outside in front of the school. The school is a wooden structure with windows on both sides and is situated in between trees. A fence is visible behind the students.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Artesian Well

Description: Photograph of an artesian well. To the left of the well is a man standing, drinking out of a clear cup. In the background there are trees behind a wooden fence.
Date: unknown
Creator: Fey and Braunig
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

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
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Birdseye View of Hallettsville, Texas

Description: Aerial photograph of Hallettsville, Texas. Store signs visible in the photograph are First National Bank, V. A. Hanak Jewelry, and Edison Phonographs and Records. In the background are fields, trees, and dirt roads.
Date: unknown
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
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Boethel School

Description: Portrait of students attending Boethel School in 1907. There are four rows of male and female students posing outside of the school building. In the background, there is an American flag. There are handwritten notes on the back listing names of the individuals. First Row: Victor Treptow, Johnnie Boethel, Edward Ander, Alfred Treptow, Carl Elstner, Ewald ---, --- Boethel, --- Boethel, --- Prilop, Charles ---, Bruno Fahney, ---, Charles Goedrich, James Overgoner; Second Row: --- Arndt, Hulda Voelkel, Josephin Raymond, Lizette Prilop, Mary Kelner, Elsie Spies, Laura Overgonner, Gertrude Elstner, Elvia ---; Third Row: Emilie Staroyoke, --- Kelnar, --- Tobola, Lonie Voelkel, Julie Tobola, Mary Olsovosky, --- Olsovsky, Rosie Goederick, Louise Kelnar, Mata Boethel, Paula Spies, Unknown, --- Elstner, Emilie Kelner, Hilda Raymond, Elsie Voelkel, Selma Boethel; Fourth Row: Matilda Heinsohn, --- Janich, Otto Boethel, Frank Olsovsky, Adolf Goedrich, Herbert Schroeder, Alfred Boethel, William Elstner.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Boethel School

Description: Portrait of students who attended Boethel School during the 1935-1936 school year. There are five rows of male and female students posing in front of the school building. Accompanying information lists Mrs. Long Prin and Miss Greer as the two teachers.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dedrick's Studio
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Boethel School Reunion

Description: Portrait of former students who attended Boethel School. There are two rows of men and women posing outside in front of an unmarked building. On the front of the picture is writing that says, "Boethel School; May 9, 1937; Prof. W. Eilers; Meeting some of his former students and one patron of 55 years ago." Accompanying information lists names of the students, "First Row: Maggie Long, W.A. Eiler, Mrs. Anton Appelt, Louis of H.L. Boethel, Adolph Boethel, Joseph Appelt; Second Row: Lynn Fertsch (?), Anton Appelt, Mary Treptow, Hedwig Menking, Mrs. Adolph Boethel."
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Businesses in Lavaca County Courthouse Square]

Description: Photograph of a building on the Lavaca County Courthouse Square. The sign above the store reads, "Optician, watches, clocks, and jewelry," and a sign to the right reads, "The New Era Newsbook and Job Office." The building is two stories high and has a wooden awning around the building. Men, women, and children are standing on the sidewalk outside.
Date: unknown
Creator: Fey and Braunig
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Children of Henry Braunig and Mary Lindenberg Braunig

Description: Family portrait of the children of Henry Braunig and Mary Lindenberg Braunig. According to accompanying information, the children are Lillie (top left, born February 1889), Victor (top right, born May 1890), Hubert (bottom left, born March 1893), and Carl (bottom right, born August 1895). The photograph is mounted on mat board.
Date: 1895/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Commissioner Eilers with Road Drag

Description: Photograph of cattle pulling two men. The cattle are yoked two-by-two. The cattle are doing a road drag to clean up the streets. In the background is a pavilion and a horse drawn carriage. On the back of the photograph is a note that reads, "'Street Cleaning' Dragging the 'streets' around the square."
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Confirmation Class of St. Joseph Catholic Church

Description: Portrait of a confirmation class at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Moulton, Texas. The group is made up of girls and boys, and they are posing in front of an unidentified building, maybe the church. According to accompanying information, the pastor in the picture is Rev. August H. Falkenberg.
Date: 1926/1937
Creator: Braunig, H. J.
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Early Day Stage Inn

Description: Postcard of the Early Day Stage Inn. In the foreground are trees behind a fence. The building is two stories high and has a smooth exterior. On the back of the postcard is a handwritten note to Laurie Walker. Accompanying information lists the inn as the Louis Turner House.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

East Side of Lavaca County Courthouse Square

Description: Photograph of the east side of Lavaca County Courthouse Square. Buildings are lined up next to each other on the square and the building in the foreground is Smothers Grocery Store. Men, women, and children are scattered around the square. Accompanying information lists the location of the grocery store on the corner of LaGrange Street and Third Street.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Fey and Braunig Studio

Description: Photograph of the Fey and Braunig Studio in Hallettsville, Texas. On the back, is a handwritten note that says "This is a picture of the first Fey & Braunig studio and skylight in Hallettsville, Texas when Fey and Braunig decided to establish a permanent studio in Hallettsville as well as the one in Cuero, Texas." Another note on the back states that the studio was located north of the present day Hallettsville Lumber Company building on Hwy. 77. According to the accompanying article, the photo belonged to Mrs. H. H. Ahrens, daughter of the late H. G. Braunig, who is pictured standing under the sign. The building had a skylight.
Date: 1887~
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Fey and Braunig's Portable Photography Studio

Description: Photograph of Fey and Braunig's Portable Photography Studio. The tent says "Fey & Braunig Photographer" with a a picture of a camera at the top right. There are unidentified men around and inside the tent posing for the camera. There is a child's rocking horse toy inside the tent on the left. A note on the back says "Fey & Braunig portable Photographic Studio."
Date: 1878/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
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
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Former Menger School Trustees at 35th Anniversary

Description: Portrait of former Menger School Trustees. There are two rows of men sitting in front of an unnamed building. Accompanying information lists the names of the men. "Seated L-R: H. Tietjen, John Wagner, H. Remmers, Chas. Menger, ---Jaehne; Standing: Wm. Stock, Ad. Brunkenhoefer, R. Dreyer, O. Zimmerman, E. Harbers, Hy. Kuck, Chas. Malina, Otto Glatzert."
Date: unknown
Creator: Krchnak
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Former Menger Teachers at 35th Anniversary

Description: Portrait of former Menger School teachers. There are two rows of men and women posed in front of an unnamed building. Accompanying information lists names of the individuals. "Seated L-R: M. Albert, Vera Kasper, Alice Remm, Unknown, Ella Nueman, H. Liebhafsky, F. Berckanhoff; Standing: A. Ward, Otto Fisseler, Unknown, Chas. Fertsch."
Date: unknown
Creator: Krchnak
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Gulf Service Station

Description: Photograph of the Gulf Service Station. One car is filling up with gas and there are two men and a boy standing outside the station.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Hallettsville Hardware Company

Description: Photograph of the interior of Hallettsville Hardware Company. Inside the store are shelves stocked with supplies such as pocket knives and dishes. Three men are behind the counter and one man is at the cash register. A handwritten note on the back includes information about the hardware store.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Hallettsville High School Baseball Team

Description: Portrait of the Hallettsville High School Baseball Team. The team and coach are posing on the steps of the school. The players are in uniform with bats and gloves. No one is named.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Hallettsville High School Class of 1931

Description: Portrait of the Hallettsville High School graduating class of 1931. There are fourteen young men and eleven young ladies pictured. All of the boys are wearing suits, and the girls are wearing dresses. At the bottom right is written "H.H.S. Class 1931 Hallettsville-Tex."
Date: 1931
Creator: Braunig
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library