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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

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

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

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

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 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

[Hallettsville Public School]

Description: Postcard of Hallettsville Public School. The school is three stories high and has a bell tower. There are steps leading up to the main entrance and trees line the outside of the building. Men and women are on the front steps and on the sidewalk that surrounds the building.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Lavaca County Courthouse

Description: Photograph of Lavaca County Courthouse. The Courthouse is made of stone and is four stories high. Trees surround the sidewalk in front of the building.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Lavaca County Courthouse

Description: Photograph of Lavaca County Courthouse. The stone building is four-stories tall and has a clock tower. Stairs lead up to the main arched entryway. To the left of the main entrance is a tree.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Lavaca County Courthouse

Description: Photograph of Lavaca County Courthouse. The stone building is four-stories high and a clock tower. Horse-drawn wagons and carriages are in front of the building on the dirt road. Trees and telephone wires are in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Lavaca County Courthouse

Description: Photograph of the Lavaca County Courthouse. The Courthouse is made of stone and has a clock tower. In front of the building is a large tree and cars are parked on the street.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Lavaca County Courthouse

Description: Photograph of Lavaca County Courthouse. The stone building is four-stories high and has a clock tower. A wooden fence surrounds the front of the courthouse. Telephone wires are in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Lavaca County Courthouse

Description: Portrait of Lavaca County Courthouse. The stone building is four-stories tall and has a clock tower. Steps lead up to the main arched entryway. To the left and right of the building are trees.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Lavaca County Courthouse

Description: Photograph of Lavaca County Courthouse. The stone building is four-stories high and has a clock tower. In the foreground trees line the sidewalk. On the front of the postcard is a handwritten note.
Date: unknown
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
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Menger School

Description: Portrait of students who attended Menger School during the 1907-1908 school year. There are four rows of male and female students posing in front of the school building. According to accompanying information the teacher is Mr. Oho Fisseler and the school is locsted in District 42 in Lavaca County.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library