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Wreck of the Don Milo
Photograph of the Lavaca River Bridge after the wreck of the San Antonio and Aransas Pass "Don Milo" freight train. There are pieces of the wreck still in the water, and there are men on what is left of the bridge, on the bank, and in the water. A train engine is on the tracks just before the bridge. There are cows in the background. According to the accompanying article, the wreck happened on Saturday, January 5, 1890 at 5:30 P.M. after heavy rainfall, and three people were killed. On the back is written "Property of Lillie Ahrens Hallettsville, Texas" and there is an explanation of the photograph.
[Officers and Employees of Lavaca County Texas]
Portrait of the officers and employees of Lavaca County, Texas posing in front of the court house. According to accompanying information, the people pictured are (bottom row left to right) Oliver East, John Gerdes, Judge C. L. Stavinoha, Frank Matula, Dock Burkett, (middle left to right) Judge Paul Fertsch, Frank Schoppe, E. A. Turk, Charles Strauss, Joe Bozka, (top left to right) Lewis Allen, ___ Konvicka, Bertha Mikulenka, Martha Speary, Albina Matula, Helen Mikulenka, Ferd Lacy, Leopold Mascheck, John Holubec, and Porter McCord. There is an address written on the back that says "Mrs. C. L. Stravenka 2810 Greenbriar, Houston 77006."