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[Students at Fairview School]

Description: Photograph of the Fairview School students of the 1911-1912 school year in front of a building in Cleveland, Texas. Several of them are identified as Jim Ray, Lloyd Rawls, Fletchard Bell, Burton Hill, principal Wynne Seale, Ella Bell, Earl Morse, Ester Phillips, teacher Bessie Burris, Pearl English, Pansy Henson, Clarabel McKenzie, Agnes Hill, Stella Hearn, Isabel Phillips, Lucille Gentry, Iley Ray, Violet Henson, and Betty Wright.
Date: 1911
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Central Rexall Drug Store

Description: Photograph of the front of the I. D. Flores Drug Store. A wagon drawn by a single horse is in front of the store. Sitting on the seat of the wagon is Benjamin A. Quintanilla; holding the horse is Eligio P. Castro; and standing by the hitching post is I. D. Flores.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Floresville Baptist Church

Description: Photograph of white frame church building. There is a picket fence on the right and left sides of the church. Several buildings can be seen in the background.
Date: 1914
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

A.W. Murray Furniture Store

Description: Photograph of single-story, brick building. Furniture can be seen in the front of the builg as well as part of awagon on the left end.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Floresville High School

Description: Photograph of large three story, brick school building with trees in foreground.
Date: [1912]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

I. D. Flores Drug Store

Description: Interior of I. D. Flores Drug Story in Floresville, Texas. Identified in the photo is druggist I. D. Flores,Sr. and Benjamin A. Quintanilla.
Date: [1912]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Bathing Pool, Bath house and Pavillion

Description: Artist rendering of the bathing pool, bath house and pavillion that opened for operation in 1910. The drawing features large buildings, a fresh water pool and the tree lined stream.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Saspamco-Sewer Pipe Factory, 1914-1915

Description: Three photographs of the San Antonio Sewer Pipe Manufacturing Company factory in Saspamco, Texas. At the top, two men wearing suits and hats are standing on a brick wall, in front of two additional brick-wall tiers; the ground below them appears to be graveled. The photograph on the bottom-left appears to be the front of the factory; the building has checkered brick-patterns and a series of windows. The third photo, on the right side shows a dirt path outside the factory. Pipe pieces are stacked to the right of the path and, on the left, various other items are stacked around curved fencing; several tall pillars are visible in the background. Text below the photographs says: "Saspamco -- Sewer Pipe Factory, Around 1914 or 1915."
Date: 1914/1915~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Hardware Store, Drug Store, and Bank

Description: Photograph of several buildings. People are standing on the porch of the building on the left. Three horse drawn wagons and a saddle horse are in front of the buildings. A man and a woman are in the wagon on the far right.
Date: c. 1914
Creator: A. F. Manak
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Poth Texas Stores, circa 1919

Description: Photograph of store fronts in Poth, Texas. centered in photo is "Guarantee Furniture & Hardware Co." To the left is Wm Eckel Store and to the right is Paul Braden Meat Market. Three men are standing on the porch of the hardware store. A white horse hook to wagon is in front of the Eckel store and the back of a wago is in front of the meat market.
Date: [1919]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

J. W. Manak Blacksmith and Woodwork Shop

Description: Photograph of blacksmith shop. Two men and three children are standing by the doorway in front of the shop. The sign on facade states: "J.W.MANAK, BLACKSMITH & WOODWORK".
Date: 1913
Creator: A. F. Manak
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Farmers Cotton Gin

Description: Photograph of large gin building. Baling equipment and three men are in the front of loading dock. Several men are standing on the loading dock. A water tower can be seen on the right side of the building and a windmill is visible in the background.
Date: [1911]
Creator: A. F. Manak
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Farmer's Cotton Gin

Description: Photograph of large metal building with water tower to the right and a wind mill to the rear. Bales of cotton are on the loading deck with men two men standing behind the bales. Label on photo states: "Farmers Cotton Gin, Poth , Texas - 1911, The first bales of cotton ginned".
Date: 1911
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society