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J.A. Vornon & Son Blacksmith Shop

Description: Photograph of blacksmith shop. Men and boys are standing under sign the left front of the shop that says "J.A. Varnon & Son". Horses drawing buggies are parked in front of the shop. The tower of the Wilson County Court House can be seen in the background.
Date: 1902
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Floresville Trades Day, 1906

Description: This is a photograph of a hanging picture of downtown Floresville during the 1906 Trade Days. This photo shows the buildings, people, horses, wagon. On the back of the photograph it is noted that Mrs. Ed Franklin was queen and Rosalie Stevenson and Maude Neal were the princesses. R.R. Smith, attorney, crowned the queen for the festivities.
Date: 1906
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Floresville School Students

Description: Photograph of students in front of school house. The card held by the boy in the middle of the front row says; Floresville, Texas. The boy's name is Haywood McDaniel. The boy who is third from the right in the first row is Charlie Culpepper. The teacher on the top row, far left, is Miss Myrtle Hurley (Mrs. Ed Franklin).
Date: 1907~
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

[Interior of White House Cafe]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the White House Cafe in Floresville, Texas. Several tables and chairs are set up to the right of the counter and stairs, and a sign leading to the wash room is visible in the background.
Date: 1909
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
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
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

[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
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
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~
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]
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Third Street Floresville

Description: Original dirt road leading into the downtown area of Floresville, Texas. This is Third Street heading east toward the county courthouse. In the photo is a Now Open sign for the newly constructed filling station. The courthouse bell tower and be seen in the background.
Date: 1920
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society