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Here Is One That Didn't Get Away

Description: Portrait of Reinhold Kluge and child with a large fish. The two are standing in front of an unidentified building with the fishing pole and fish. Written at the bottom is "HERE IS ONE THAT DIDN'T GET AWAY" and "REINHOLD KLUGE HALLETTSVILLE AT BAYSIDE, TEX."
Date: 1909/1945
Creator: Braunig, H. J.
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Houston Hustlers in Hallettsville, Texas

Description: Photograph of the Houston Hustlers as they came through Hallettsville, Texas. According to an accompanying article, "Seven wagons chained together and drawn by eight yoke of oxen conveyed the Houston party from the depot to the barbecue grounds." The wagons are in front of several buildings on the west side of the Courthouse Square. According to another accompanying article, you can see the Lavaca Bank, the white building in the center background, partially visible. There are other people in the street watching, including a band. Written at the bottom right of the photograph is "Houston Hustlers at Hallettsville Texas April 26, 1907." On the back it says "Property of Lillie Ahrens."
Date: April 26, 1907
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Photograph of Ervin Bucek and H. J. Braunig]

Description: Photograph of Ervin Bucek, H. J. Braunig, and three other unknown men. There is a piece of paper taped to the back that says "Ervin Bucek (in hat) cutting cake. H. J. Braunig is next to Mr. Bucek." According to accompanying information, this party may have been around Easter.
Date: 1909/1945
Creator: Braunig, H. J.
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of an Unknown Couple]

Description: Portrait of an unknown bride and groom. The groom is seated next to his bride, who is standing. The bride is wearing a wedding dress and veil and holding a flower bouquet. The photograph is mounted on mat board.
Date: 1909/1945
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of an Unknown Couple]

Description: Portrait of an unknown bride and groom. The groom is wearing a nice suit. The bride is wearing a shorter dress with a long-sleeve top and a hat instead of a veil. She is is holding a bouquet. The photograph is matted in an envelope holder.
Date: 1909/1945
Creator: Braunig, H. J.
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of an Unknown Couple]

Description: Portrait of an unknown bride and groom. The two are seated on a bench. The groom is wearing a suit and bow tie with a flower in his lapel, and the bride is wearing her wedding dress and a very elaborate veil. The photograph is mounted on mat board.
Date: 1909/1945
Creator: Braunig, H. J.
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of an Unknown Girl]

Description: Portrait of a unknown girl. The small girl is wearing a dress and a large bow in her hair, and she is sitting on the armrest of a wicker chair. The photograph is mounted on mat board.
Date: 1909/1945
Creator: Braunig, H. J.
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of Clark Brookes and Esther Kelly Brookes]

Description: Portrait of Clark Brooks and Esther Kelly Brooks. Clark is seated wearing a suit and tie, and Ester is standing to the right of the chair wearing a dress. There is a handwritten note on the back that says "Clark Brookes & Esther Kelly." The photograph is mounted on mat board.
Date: 1909/1945
Creator: Braunig, H. J.
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of H. J. Braunig]

Description: Portrait of H. J. Braunig wearing a pinstriped suit and striped tie. The photograph is matted in an envelope holder with a piece of paper taped to the back that says "H. J. Braunig."
Date: 1909/1945
Creator: Braunig, H. J.
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of H. J. Heye]

Description: Portrait of H. J. Heye. He is seated wearing a suit and tie. There is a piece of paper taped to the back that says "H. J. Heye owned Chev. Heye Laruba where Wyatt feed store is now" and "owned saddle shop sold to Traxtler & Netardus in present Ben Franklin Bldg."
Date: 1909/1945
Creator: Braunig, H. J.
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of John and Lucy Rothbauar]

Description: Portrait of John and Lucy Rothbauar. The bride and groom are dressed in their wedding clothes. Lucy is wearing a very elaborate veil. There are some things handwritten on the back, including"Mr. John Rothbauar" and an address. The photograph is mounted on mat board.
Date: 1909/1945
Creator: Braunig, H. J.
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of Lillie Braunig Ahrens]

Description: Portrait of Lillie Braunig Ahrens in profile, wearing a hat with flowers on it and holding a fan. According to accompanying information, Lillie was born in February of 1889. This oval-shaped photograph is mounted on mat board, and there is a piece of paper taped to the back that says "Lillie Ahrens."
Date: 1909/1945
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of Two Unknown Children]

Description: Portrait of two unknown children. The younger child, seated on the left, is holding a ball, and the older child, on the right, is dressed in a sailor suit and holding a stuffed cat. This photograph is matted in an envelope holder.
Date: 1909/1945
Creator: Braunig, H. J.
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library