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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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

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
Item Type: Postcard
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Postcard
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
Item Type: Postcard
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
Item Type: Postcard
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
Item Type: Postcard
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
Item Type: Postcard
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
Item Type: Postcard
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
Item Type: Postcard
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Postcard
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

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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Postcard
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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.
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library