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Hallettsville Public School

Description: Portrait of students attending 8th grade at Hallettsville Public School during the 1905-1906 school year. There are two rows of male and female students posing in between two buildings. In the background is a staircase. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that says, "Leonard L. [Unreadable]; Taken February 1906; Age 18 years; 8th Grade Hallettsville School."
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

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

Honey Creek School

Description: Portrait of eight male and female students standing in front of Honey Creek School. The students are posing outside in front of the door to the building. A sign above the door reads, "Honey Creek School Dist. 26 A." Behind the students is an American flag being held up.
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

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

Description: Photograph of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Two men are standing outside of the church near the main entrance. On both sides of the church are trees and there is a visible fence and telephone wires in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Sacred Heart Academy Music Hall

Description: Photograph of Sacred Heart Academy Music Hall. The building is three stories high and has three windows on each level. On the third floor middle window is a statue of a man. There is a porch on the first and second level. In the foreground is a wrought iron fence. Behind the fence there are plants and other shrubbery. On the bottom of the photograph, "Sacred Heart Academy Hallettsville Texas" is written.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Lavaca County Teachers and Trustees

Description: Photograph of Lavaca County teachers and trustees at an event outside. There are rows of tables with food and people are lined up serving themselves. In the foreground is a large tree trunk. There is handwriting on the front left corner of the photograph that reads, "Eat, drink and be merry in honor of teachers and trustees, Hallettsville, Lavaca Co., Texas Sept. 9. 15."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

Description: Postcard of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. The church is constructed of brick and has a bell tower. In the foreground are two horses pulling wooden wagons and men and women are standing outside. On the bottom of the postcard, "Catholic Church, Hallettsville, Texas. 2206" is written. There is handwriting on the back that says, "Dear Tina, Will drop you this card to tell you know that I'll be there this evening if it don't rain any more. I tell you we sure did have a big rain here. So I'll come if I [unreadable] can get off. Yours, Albert M." Accompanying information lists the street address as 313 S. Texana St., Hallettsville, Texas and gives background information on the history of the church.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

Description: Photograph of Sacred Heart Church. There are males and females standing outside in the front yard of the church. The majority of females are wearing white dresses and the males are mostly in suits. In the foreground is a fence surrounding the yard. To the right of the church is a three-story building and to the left of the church is a two-story building. In the lower left hand corner of the photograph is a label that reads, "Original Sacred Heart Church built of sandstone and later covered with stucco. Convent to right."
Date: unknown
Creator: Fey & Braunig
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

St. Mary's Catholic Church

Description: Photograph of the congregation of St. Mary's Catholic Church in front of the church. According to accompanying information, they are celebrating Rev. C. J. Benes's twenty-fifth anniversary. The priests are in the front, and there is a band behind them to the right. Some people throughout the crowd are holding flags, and there is a windmill and a water tower. Horse-drawn carriages are lined up around the side of the church. Written on the left side of the photograph, toward the bottom, is "'Braunig' Hallesttsville, Texas" and "Rev. C. J. Benes 25th Anniversary Oct. 28, 1915." On the back is written "Property of Bob Ahrens Hallettsville, TX."
Date: October 28, 1915
Creator: Braunig, H. J.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

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

[Portrait of an Unknown Child]

Description: Portrait of a young unknown child. The child is wearing a white dress and seated in front of a garden backdrop. The photograph is mounted on mat board with "Fey & Braunig, Halletsville, Tex." at the bottom.
Date: 1878/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of an Unknown Boy]

Description: Portrait of an unknown boy. The boy is standing up, leaning against a dark chair with fringe hanging down. He has a large bow on his collar under his chin. The photograph is mounted on mat board with "Fey & Braunig Halletsville & Cuero, Texas." printed at the bottom.
Date: 1878/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of an Unknown Boy]

Description: Portrait of an unknown boy. He is very young and wearing a dark coat. He is seated facing the camera.
Date: 1878/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of an Unknown Child]

Description: Portrait of an unknown child. The baby is wearing a white gown and is posed facing the camera.
Date: 1878/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of an Unknown Boy]

Description: Portrait of an unknown boy. He is seated facing the camera, and he is wearing a suit.
Date: 1878/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of an Unknown Boy and Girl]

Description: Portrait of an unknown boy and girl. Both are wearing dark clothing and facing the camera, and the girl has her tied back with a bow. The photograph is mounted on mat board with "Fey & Braunig Halletsville & Cuero, Texas" printed at the bottom.
Date: 1878/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of an Unknown Girl]

Description: Portrait of an unknown girl. She is wearing a white dress and standing facing the camera with a floral background behind her. The photograph is mounted on mat board with "Fey & Braunig Halletsville & Cuero, Texas" printed at the bottom.
Date: 1878/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of Unknown men]

Description: Portrait of a group of unknown men. The men are posing in front of a back drop with a set that looks like a house next to them. All of the men are wearing suits and hats, and many of them are holding cigars. "Fey & Braunig Cuero, Texas" is written in the lower left corner, and "May 20, 1883" is written in the lower right corner.
Date: May 20, 1883
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of an Unknown Family]

Description: Portrait of an unknown family. There is a man and a woman with two small boys. The photograph is mounted on matboard with photographer's logo.
Date: 1878/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of an Unknown Mother and Child]

Description: Portrait of a mother and baby. They are in front of a gray background. The oval-shaped photograph is mounted on mat board with the name and location of the photography studio in the lower left corner.
Date: 1878/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of a Baseball Team]

Description: Portrait of a baseball team. The players and coaches are posing on a baseball field. The players are wearing uniforms, some of which have a visible "H" on them. Names of the persons pictured are listed on the back.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library