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[Officials and Employees of Lavaca County Texas]

Description: Portrait of the officials and employees of Lavaca County, Texas. They are posing in front of the court house. There are two people in the photograph that are named, according to the label. "Bottom row, left to right - Joseph Kopecky, ?, Frank Schoppe." Everyone else is unidentified.
Date: September 1913
Creator: Braunig, H. J.
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of a Group of People]

Description: Group portrait taken in front of an unidentified building in Hallettsville, Texas. There are fifteen men, five women, and one child. According to accompanying information, the names of the people standing on the back row are (right to left) Geo. Samusch, S. Bennett, Pen Bagby, Schenck, Slavkirncy, unknown, Lindengerg, Sokol, Groeber, Wm. Appelt, Fahrenthold, Otto Rosenberg, Howerton, Brown, and unknown, and the people seated on the front row are (right to left) Salas, Haukerwitz, Sokol, Grober, Appelt, and unknown. Everyone in the photograph is wearing a hat, including the ladies. The man seated on the far right of the front row is holding a cigar. Many of the people have canes and umbrellas, or parasols.
Date: unknown
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of Man in Buggy]

Description: Postcard of a group of men and a horse and buggy in front of an unidentified building in Hallettsville, Texas. One of the men is sitting in the buggy, and the rest of the men are standing behind on the sidewalk. All of the Men are wearing suits and hats. There is a sign above the entrance of the building that says "Welcome Visitors." "From Mr. J.H. Appelt" is handwritten on the back.
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

[Woodmen of the World No. 333]

Description: Portrait of the Woodmen of the World in Ezzell, Texas. The men are posing in front of some trees, and some of them are wearing ribbons. "WOW No. 333" is written at the bottom of the photograph, and there is some writing on the back.
Date: unknown
Creator: Lanehart
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Teachers Meeting]

Description: Portrait taken at a teachers meeting. There are many men and women in the group, including five nuns. Many of the women are wearing large hats. They are posing in front of an unidentified building. There are several umbrellas laying on top of a pile of boards at the front left of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Hallettsville High School Class of 1931

Description: Portrait of the Hallettsville High School graduating class of 1931. There are fourteen young men and eleven young ladies pictured. All of the boys are wearing suits, and the girls are wearing dresses. At the bottom right is written "H.H.S. Class 1931 Hallettsville-Tex."
Date: 1931
Creator: Braunig
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Reunion of Hospital Babies

Description: Portrait of a reunion of babies born at the Rengers Hospital. Mothers, children, and doctors are gathered in a garden. At the bottom right corner is written "Reunion Hospital Babies Accompanied by Mothers at Rengers Hospital July 8, 1929." According to accompanying information, the people in the photograph are (left to right) D. A. Paulas, Dr. Paul Renger, Dr. Kahn, and Dr. Boethel. Other people identified are Mrs. Emily Renger, Mrs. Kahn and Joe Max, Mrs. Robbie J. Timm and daughter Aileen, Mrs. Hilda (Boethel) Smajstrla and daughter Charlene, Mrs. George Bucek and son George Jr., Mrs. Ervin Bucek and son Charles, and Mrs. Julius Bucek and daughter Margaret Agnes.
Date: July 8, 1929
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Hallettsville VFD Celebration Committee

Description: Portrait of the Hallettsville Volunteer Fire Department Celebration Committee. The members are sitting or standing around a table, and many of them have something to drink. According to the accompanying article, the seated members are (left to right) H. J. Braunig, John E. Buss, H. J. Heye, Richard Waltersdorf, and Charles Pillar, and the standing members are (left to right) Willie J. Miller, Richard J. Strauss, Otto von Rosenberg, and Mauritz Nau. Written in the center of the photograph is "June 27, 1910 Celebration Com." On the right side is written "Final Report." The article states that "President Pillar appointed committee to see if celebration could be had in June or July at the Park Verein," and that on June 24, 1910 "The firemen met and reported all preparations for the big celebration were perfected and letters were received that large delegations would be here from Yoakum, Shiner, Gonzales, El Campo, Nordheim, Yorktown, Eagle Lake, and other towns."
Date: June 27, 1910
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Monarch Saloon Float

Description: Photograph of the Monarch Saloon parade float. The float is on a wagon pulled by horses or mules, and it is full of people holder glasses of beer and waving flags. It and another float are parked in front of an unknown building. According to accompanying information and the banner on the float, C. Elstner was the proprietor.
Date: 1878/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Photograph of a Float]

Description: Photograph of a float being pulled by horses. The float is covered in flowers. There are women and children in costume and a man driving the horses. The float is parked in front of a Hardware store, and there are people on the sidewalk watching. There is a note on the back addressed to Rossie that says "Please give this to Mama and tell them I say for them to write. How are all, Amelia."
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Parade Around Lavaca Co. Courthouse Square

Description: Photograph of the parade around the Lavaca County Courthouse square. There are two wagons in the picture with men riding in them holding flags. The wagon on the left is being pulled by two horses, and the wagon on the right is being pulled by two mules. There is a banner above the street that says "Welcome to the National Hall," and there are unidentified buildings in the background. There is something written across the top of the photograph, not in English. There is an address written on the back to "Mary Joyce Hermes, Rt.9 Box 144F, Victoria, TX 77901."
Date: unknown
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.
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Shiloh-Mixon Creek Lutheran Church Confirmation Class

Description: Portrait of the Shiloh-Mixon Creek Lutheran Church Confirmation Class of 1932. The people pictured are (back row) Edmund Mertz, Lorene Fertech Overgoner, Hilmer Mertz, Frieda Harold Provazek, Leona Lorfing Hahnke, Gus Herman, Tonie Fritsch Poe, Oscar Lorfing, (2nd row) Bessie Ronish Lorfing, Pastor A. T. Kluge, Adele Lorfing Opela, (3rd row) Elizabeth Mache Koch, Oscar Herman, Marie Langenberg, Christine Herman Elliot, Fred Rode, Adela Rode Teltschik, (front row) Victoria Schultz Orsak, and Sophie Mache. At the bottom right corner is written "Shiloh-Mixon Creek Confirmation Class 1932."
Date: 1932
Creator: Braunig, H. J.
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of Pius Fey and Henry J. Braunig]

Description: Portrait of Pius Fey and Henry J. Braunig. Henry is seated in the chair, and Pius is on the left sitting on the armrest. According to accompanying information, Fey and Braunig were business partners. The photograph is mounted on heavy mat board.
Date: 1878/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of Henry J. Braunig]

Description: Portrait of Henry J. Braunig in uniform. According to accompanying information, he was the Chief of the Hallettsville Volunteer Fire Department, 6th Chief of Department from 1900 to 1903, and 8th Chief of Department from 1906 to 1918.
Date: 1878/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Fey and Braunig Studio

Description: Photograph of the Fey and Braunig Studio in Hallettsville, Texas. On the back, is a handwritten note that says "This is a picture of the first Fey & Braunig studio and skylight in Hallettsville, Texas when Fey and Braunig decided to establish a permanent studio in Hallettsville as well as the one in Cuero, Texas." Another note on the back states that the studio was located north of the present day Hallettsville Lumber Company building on Hwy. 77. According to the accompanying article, the photo belonged to Mrs. H. H. Ahrens, daughter of the late H. G. Braunig, who is pictured standing under the sign. The building had a skylight.
Date: 1887~
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Fey and Braunig's Portable Photography Studio

Description: Photograph of Fey and Braunig's Portable Photography Studio. The tent says "Fey & Braunig Photographer" with a a picture of a camera at the top right. There are unidentified men around and inside the tent posing for the camera. There is a child's rocking horse toy inside the tent on the left. A note on the back says "Fey & Braunig portable Photographic Studio."
Date: 1878/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Traveling Studio of H. J. Braunig

Description: Photograph of H. J. Braunig's traveling photography studio. There are two wagons in a field loaded with equipment pulled by horses or mules. One of the men driving a wagon is drinking from a bottle. On the back it says "The wagons contained the tents, poles and photographic equipment used as he traveled to various towns for 3 to 6 week stands. In 1882 Mr. Braunig opened a Photographic Studio in Hallettsville in partnership with P. Fey. Mr. Braunig is the father of Lillie Ahrens one of Sacred Heart Parish's oldest parishoners [sic] in this Centennial year."
Date: unknown
Creator: Fey & Braunig
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

[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