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Baptist Church

Description: Photograph of a Baptist Church in Hallettsville, TX. The exterior of the church is white and there are stairs leading up to the main entrance. The building is one level with a steeple above the entrance. There is a cross in the foreground. A wooden fence surrounds the church and there is a dirt road in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Birdseye View of Hallettsville, Texas

Description: Aerial view of Hallettsville, Texas taken from the top of Sacred Heart Catholic Church looking northwest. Visible buildings include the Livery stables, Neuhaus Building, Elstner's Hall, and the Appelt Building. In the background are fields on the outskirts of town.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Birdseye View of Hallettsville, Texas

Description: Aerial photograph of Hallettsville, Texas, taken from the top of Lavaca County Courthouse looking southeast. Visible buildings include Elstner's Hall, Neuhaus Building, Appelt's Building, and T. A. Hill Lumber Yard. In the foreground is an intersection.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Birdseye View of Hallettsville, Texas

Description: Aerial photograph of Hallettsville, Texas. In the foreground are family homes and business buildings. In the background a church is visible. Lining the dirt roads are trees.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Birdseye View of Hallettsville, Texas

Description: Aerial view of Hallettsville, Texas. In the foreground is the Meyerhoff Building and Lay's Drug Store. Other buildings are in the background and there are dirt roads in between the buildings.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Birdseye View of Hallettsville, Texas

Description: Aerial photograph of Hallettsville, Texas. Visible buildings include the Livery stables, Neuhaus Building, Elstner's Building, and the Appelt Building. Fields are located behind the buildings on the outskirts of town.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Birdseye View of Hallettsville, Texas

Description: Aerial view of Hallettsville, Texas. According to accompanying information the buildings in the foreground include Fey and H J. Braunig Building, H. J. Heye Building, Stankiewicz Building, McKnight Building, and the William von Rosenberg and Brothers Building. The picture was taken from the top of the Lavaca County Courthouse facing south. In the background are family homes. There is handwriting on the front of the postcard.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Birdseye View of Hallettsville, Texas

Description: Aerial view of Hallettsville, Texas. In the foreground is the Appelt Building, Elstner's Hall, and the Neuhaus Building. There are several parked cars on the dirt road in front of the Neuhaus Building. In the background are more businesses and family homes.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Birdseye View of Hallettsville, Texas

Description: Aerial photograph of Hallettsville, Texas. Visible building store signs are First National Bank and Louis Matula's. In the foreground are cars parked along the dirt road in front of the stores. In the background are fields and trees. Accompanying information lists the photograph as taken from the top of Lavaca County Courthouse looking southwest.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Boat Damaged by Storm]

Description: Postcard of the boat, Japonica, damaged by a storm in Corpus Christi, Texas. The ship is washed up on shore with debris surrounding it. A leaning house with a destroyed fence is to the right of the boat. In the background, there is a body of water.
Date: unknown
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Bunjes School

Description: Portrait of students and staff members posing outside of Bunjes School. There are three rows of male and female students along with two teachers and the principal. On the back of the postcard there is a handwritten note that says, "Bunjes School 1913; Otto Fisseler-principal, Miss Lindsey to his right, Mrs. Fisseler (wife) to his left."
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Christmas Card]

Description: Photographic postcard of Longview School students standing outside of a brick building in Longview, Texas. There is an illustration of Santa Claus and his reindeer on the right side of the postcard, with the greeting: "Merry Christmas." From left to right, top to bottom, the students pictured are: Top row: Junior Flewellen, John Morrow, Lawrence Chaney. Second row: Betty Oliver, Flo Bramlette, Dory Van Orten. Third row: Kathleen Howard, Marie Brown, Annie Brown, Ruth Buchanan, Pearl Foster. Fourth row: B. W. Crain, Willis McDaniel, Lidnal Clark, Willie Hurst. Bottom row: Lamar, Brownie Protho, Noel Mobberly, Margaret Levy, John C. Brown
Date: 1901~
Partner: Longview Public Library

[DeMouche Home]

Description: Postcard of an exterior view of the DeMouche Home, built in 1915. The wooden house is two-stories tall, with various plant vines growing on the sides. Two chairs are sitting on the porch. Other plants and trees are growing around the house. The home overlooks Corpus Christi Bay.
Date: unknown
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Earl White Home

Description: Postcard of the Earle White home in the New Hope community of what is now Sunnyvale, TX. A large tree is blocking most of the house. A large, covered porch is around the entire structure. A woman holding an infant in her arms is seated on the porch, facing the camera.
Date: unknown
Partner: Mesquite Public Library

East Texas Skyscraper

Description: Photographic postcard of the First National Bank, in Longview, Texas, as noted on the back of the postcard. The building was located at 213 E. Tyler, and it was "the tallest building in Longview, reaching a height of 145 feet."
Date: [1950~]
Creator: Culpepper, Cody B.
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Exterior View of First Presbyterian Church]

Description: Postcard of an exterior view of First Presbyterian Church. The building is wooden with a steeple toward the center-back of the roof. The church later burned in a fire.
Date: unknown
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Fire Protection, Hallettsville, Texas

Description: Postcard of a group of firemen posing on three fire trucks outside of an unidentified building in Hallettsville, Texas. According to accompanying information, the first truck on the far left is a 1920 chemical fire truck and the persons posing on it (left to right) are Julius G. Jalufka, Freddie Buss, Henry Pohl, and Collie McCord. The middle truck is a 1918 fire truck and the persons posing on it (left to right) are Paul H. Fertsch, Joseph F. Fritsch, Otto Hanak, Emil Burkett, and (standing) N. A. Moreland. The third truck, on the far right, is a 1920 pumper fire truck and the persons posing on it (left to right) are John Burkett, Jr., Buck Sokol, and Rudolph Sokol. "Hallettsville, Texas" is written in the lower-left corner and "Fire Protection" is written under the truck on the far right.
Date: 1920~
Creator: Braunig
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Fire Protection, Hallettsville, Texas

Description: Postcard of a group of firemen posing in the Hallettsville Fire Department's Horse and Fire Wagon on LaGrange Street in front of the Fire Hall. According to accompanying information, the persons in the wagon (left to right) are Richard Waltersdorf, John E. Buss, and O. T. East, and the horse is called "Headlight." "Fire Protection, Hallettsville, Texas" is printed beneath the image. On the back is a letter written to Mrs. Henry Messer in Shiner, Texas.
Date: 1916~
Creator: Braunig
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

First Grand Jury Called After 1899

Description: Postcard of the first grand jury called after the Hallettsville Courthouse was completed in 1899. The members of the jury are posing in front of the courthouse. They are not named. On the back is written "1st Grand Jury after Present Ct. House built."
Date: 1899
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[First Longview High School]

Description: Photographic postcard of the first Longview High School in Longview, Texas.
Date: 1890~
Partner: Longview Public Library

First National Bank

Description: Photograph of the First National Bank. The bank is a two-story building with an awning along the street side of the building. To the right is a single-story building with a sign that reads, "Louis Matula." In the foreground is an unpaved road.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[First National Bank of Longview]

Description: Photographic postcard of the First National Bank in Longview, Texas. The bank was located on Tyler Street. There are two signs with the name of the bank on either side of the door. From left to right, the men pictured are W. K. Eckman, Elbert Morgan, Crawford Morgan and Rogers Rainey, as noted on the back of the postcard.
Date: 1890~
Partner: Longview Public Library

[First National Bank of Longview]

Description: Photographic postcard of the inside of First National Bank in Longview, Texas. The teller's cage is pictured in the photograph, along with two men. From left to right, they are W. K. Eckman and Gilbert Campbell.
Date: 1890~
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Flood Waters at Hospital]

Description: Postcard of flood waters at U. S. General Hospital #15 on Rincon Street in Corpus Christi, Texas. The water floods into the first floor of the brick building. Debris is scattered in the water. In the background, there is another building. The hospital was originally the Beach Hotel.
Date: unknown
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library