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Children of Henry Braunig and Mary Lindenberg Braunig

Description: Family portrait of the children of Henry Braunig and Mary Lindenberg Braunig. According to accompanying information, the children are Lillie (top left, born February 1889), Victor (top right, born May 1890), Hubert (bottom left, born March 1893), and Carl (bottom right, born August 1895). The photograph is mounted on mat board.
Date: 1895/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Commissioner Eilers with Road Drag

Description: Photograph of cattle pulling two men. The cattle are yoked two-by-two. The cattle are doing a road drag to clean up the streets. In the background is a pavilion and a horse drawn carriage. On the back of the photograph is a note that reads, "'Street Cleaning' Dragging the 'streets' around the square."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Early Day Stage Inn

Description: Postcard of the Early Day Stage Inn. In the foreground are trees behind a fence. The building is two stories high and has a smooth exterior. On the back of the postcard is a handwritten note to Laurie Walker. Accompanying information lists the inn as the Louis Turner House.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

East Side of Lavaca County Courthouse Square

Description: Photograph of the east side of Lavaca County Courthouse Square. Buildings are lined up next to each other on the square and the building in the foreground is Smothers Grocery Store. Men, women, and children are scattered around the square. Accompanying information lists the location of the grocery store on the corner of LaGrange Street and Third Street.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Field Crop

Description: Photograph of multiple rows of field crops. An older man in a suit and hat is standing on the right side of the photograph, looking at the camera.
Date: unknown
Creator: Fey and Braunig
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Postcard
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
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

First Grand Jury Called After 1899

Description: Postcard of the first grand jury called after the Hallettsville Courthouse was completed in 1899. The members of the jury are posing in front of the courthouse. They are not named. On the back is written "1st Grand Jury after Present Ct. House built."
Date: 1899
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

First National Bank

Description: Photograph of the First National Bank. The bank is a two-story building with an awning along the street side of the building. To the right is a single-story building with a sign that reads, "Louis Matula." In the foreground is an unpaved road.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Former Menger School Trustees at 35th Anniversary

Description: Portrait of former Menger School Trustees. There are two rows of men sitting in front of an unnamed building. Accompanying information lists the names of the men. "Seated L-R: H. Tietjen, John Wagner, H. Remmers, Chas. Menger, ---Jaehne; Standing: Wm. Stock, Ad. Brunkenhoefer, R. Dreyer, O. Zimmerman, E. Harbers, Hy. Kuck, Chas. Malina, Otto Glatzert."
Date: unknown
Creator: Krchnak
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Former Menger Teachers at 35th Anniversary

Description: Portrait of former Menger School teachers. There are two rows of men and women posed in front of an unnamed building. Accompanying information lists names of the individuals. "Seated L-R: M. Albert, Vera Kasper, Alice Remm, Unknown, Ella Nueman, H. Liebhafsky, F. Berckanhoff; Standing: A. Ward, Otto Fisseler, Unknown, Chas. Fertsch."
Date: unknown
Creator: Krchnak
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Gulf Service Station

Description: Photograph of the Gulf Service Station. One car is filling up with gas and there are two men and a boy standing outside the station.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Hallettsville Hardware Company

Description: Photograph of the interior of Hallettsville Hardware Company. Inside the store are shelves stocked with supplies such as pocket knives and dishes. Three men are behind the counter and one man is at the cash register. A handwritten note on the back includes information about the hardware store.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Hallettsville High School Baseball Team

Description: Portrait of the Hallettsville High School Baseball Team. The team and coach are posing on the steps of the school. The players are in uniform with bats and gloves. No one is named.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Hallettsville (Hill) Lumber Company

Description: Photograph of the interior of Hallettsville Lumber Company. Four men are standing inside the store. In the foreground is a register and metal machinery is on the wood floor.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

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

[Hallettsville Public School]

Description: Postcard of Hallettsville Public School. The school is three stories high and has a bell tower. There are steps leading up to the main entrance and trees line the outside of the building. Men and women are on the front steps and on the sidewalk that surrounds the building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Hallettsville Vikings Baseball Team

Description: Portrait of the Hallettsville Vikings Baseball Team. Players and coaches are posing in front of a backdrop. The players are wearing dark color uniforms with an "H" and a "V" on the front.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Henry H. Russell House

Description: Photograph of the Henry H. Russell house on North Ridge in Hallettsville, Texas. The house is two stories and surrounded by trees. In the foreground, the property is bordered by a wooden fence behind a dirt road. There are handwritten notes on the back of the photograph regarding the house and family.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library