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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

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

Hermann Sons Hall - Poth

Description: Photograph of large frame building with flames and smoke over it. Snow is on roof that isn't burnt.
Date: 1940
Creator: A. F. Manak
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

Poth after 1920 Fire

Description: Two photographs of Poth Texas showing the destruction of the fire in 1920 that destroyed the hardware store, meat market, bank, and drug store.
Date: 1920
Creator: A. F. Manak
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Poth Bank, Drug Store, and Hotel

Description: Photograph of Poth Texas prior to 1921 fire. In the photo are the bank, drug store and Plaza Hotel. A man and horse are standing in the street.
Date: unknown
Creator: A. F. Manak
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Second Gin built in Poth, TX

Description: Photograph of large gin building with smoke stack. Water tower is seen in background.
Date: [1920]
Creator: A. F. Manak
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Alec Ormand

Description: Photograph of Mr Alec Ormand on the night of the Butler's dance. Mr. Ormand appears to be quite young. He is wearing a three piece suit, white shirt and tie and a watch fob. In his left hand, he holds a thin cane or walking stick. His a felt hat is hanging from a fence post to his left. His right fist rests on his hip with his elbow cocked. This appears to be a posed photograph by a professional photographer. At the bottom of the photo are the words "Barr B San Antonio Texas", which may be the photographer's logo. His hair is dark and slicked back and he looks quite dapper.
Date: 1892/12/01
Creator: Barr Photographs
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Seniors '31

Description: First prize winner in the Wilson Countyfair of 1931. Louise Steeltje is on the left of the fire escape. Eleven young ladies dressed in formal dressed and bonnets riding on a prade float in one of the early Peanut Festival parades.
Date: unknown
Creator: C.L. Stenle of San Antonio, TX
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Ed Dewees

Description: Studio portrait of Ed Dewees, son of Thomas Dewees. Ed Dewees appears to be a teeanager. He is sitting on a large, imitation stone, leaning on his left elbow on another imitation stone. In his right hand, he holds a narrow cane. He is wearing a dark suit and white shirt with perhaps a white tie. His hair is rather long on top and very curly and dark. He is wearing dark boots and his hat is on the ground by his right foot. His legs are crossed. The photographer's back drape shows a tree to the left of the photo. The photographer's name and information is at the bottom: Callaway, San Antonio, Texas
Date: unknown
Creator: Callaway Photographers
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

John Nance Garner

Description: John Nance Garner of uvale, Texas as Vice President of the United State. Mr. Garner is photographed in a suit and tie.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clinidinst, Washington D.C.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Judge S. T. Morris

Description: County Judge S. T. Morris for Wilson County Texas. Judge Morris dressed in a starch white shirt and dark tuxedo with a bow tie.
Date: unknown
Creator: Crandal of Floresville
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Mary Bell King

Description: Portrait of Mary Bell King as a young child. Her blonde curls are styled is a short and stylish fashion. Her baby smile is sweet and endearing she is wearing a white lacy dress. She is posed with her ankles crossed and is wearing black patent leather shoes.
Date: unknown
Creator: Crandal of Floresville
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Ed Swift

Description: Photograph of Mr. Ed Smith by professional photographer Crandal of Floresville, Texas. Mr. Swift looks straight into the camera with a serious expression. He is wearing a suit jacket with a pin in his lapel. His shirt is white and he wears a dark tie.
Date: unknown
Creator: Crandal professional photographer of Floresville, Wilson County, Texas
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

House on First Street

Description: Photograph of frame house with circular porch extend from the front of the house to the right side. A man is sitting on the steps of the porch and a woman is walking on the right side of the house. Outbuildings are to the rear of the house.
Date: unknown
Creator: Crandel's of Floresville
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Mrs. W. B. Toone

Description: Mrs. W. B. Toone poses for a professional photograph studio. She is wear of beautifully embroidered gown that is dark in color with butterfly design stitching,
Date: unknown
Creator: E. Miculka, Floresville, TX
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Survivors of Captain J. H. Callihan Rangers

Description: Individuals photgraphed include on the first row left to right is D. C. Burleson, Dave Wattin, and Simple Tom. In the second row from left to right is Bill Pitts, John Campbell and John Samson. The three gentlemen in the first row are dressed in dark suites with white shirts and bow ties. The three men in the second row also have white shirts by long ties. All six men have white ribbons pinned to their right lapels.
Date: unknown
Creator: Fox Studio, San Antonio, TX
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

"C" Street, Floresville, TX

Description: Photo of the busy downtown street in Floresville, Texas. The photo was taken at the corners of Third and what is today "C" streets. The business in the near right is the First National Bank next door to the Bakery. Noteworthy in this photo is the electric or telephone pole that is outside the bank.
Date: unknown
Creator: G. KruPe Co. Milwakee
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

[Barker-Huebinger House]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of the Barker-Huebinger House in Wilson County, Texas. Trees, a Texas Historical Commission plaque, a wrought iron fence, and two flags on a pole are visible in front of the building.
Date: unknown
Creator: Grammer, Shirley
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

[Beall Cemetery]

Description: Photograph of headstones at the Beall Cemetery in LaVernia, Texas. Trees are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Grammer, Shirley
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

[The Beer Warehouse]

Description: Photograph of the Beer Warehouse building in Floresville, Texas. A long zig zagging wooden railing leads to the front door.
Date: unknown
Creator: Grammer, Shirley
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

[Bridge at McAlister Crossing]

Description: Photograph of the Mueller Bridge at the McAlister Crossing in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Trees are visible in the foreground.
Date: January 2004
Creator: Grammer, Shirley
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

[Caddo Oak in Field]

Description: Photograph of a large caddo oak in a field near Caddo Bridge in Wilson County, Texas.
Date: 2009
Creator: Grammer, Shirley
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society