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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

Here Is One That Didn't Get Away

Description: Portrait of Reinhold Kluge and child with a large fish. The two are standing in front of an unidentified building with the fishing pole and fish. Written at the bottom is "HERE IS ONE THAT DIDN'T GET AWAY" and "REINHOLD KLUGE HALLETTSVILLE AT BAYSIDE, TEX."
Date: 1909/1945
Creator: Braunig, H. J.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Honey Creek School

Description: Portrait of eight male and female students standing in front of Honey Creek School. The students are posing outside in front of the door to the building. A sign above the door reads, "Honey Creek School Dist. 26 A." Behind the students is an American flag being held up.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Hotel Eckels [later New Park Hotel]

Description: Photograph of the the street side view of Hotel Eckels. A horse drawn carriage with "Hotel Eckels" painted on the side is to the left of the building. A horse pulling a wagon with three men sitting in it is in the front of the building. The hotel is made of brick and is three stories tall.
Date: unknown
Creator: Saccar
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Houston Hustlers in Hallettsville, Texas

Description: Photograph of the Houston Hustlers as they came through Hallettsville, Texas. According to an accompanying article, "Seven wagons chained together and drawn by eight yoke of oxen conveyed the Houston party from the depot to the barbecue grounds." The wagons are in front of several buildings on the west side of the Courthouse Square. According to another accompanying article, you can see the Lavaca Bank, the white building in the center background, partially visible. There are other people in the street watching, including a band. Written at the bottom right of the photograph is "Houston Hustlers at Hallettsville Texas April 26, 1907." On the back it says "Property of Lillie Ahrens."
Date: April 26, 1907
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Idle Hour Club

Description: Photograph of Idle Hour Club. The building is two stories tall. Four cars are parked on the dirt road around the building. In the foreground are telephone poles and a street light. Accompanying information lists the location on the corner of E. Second St. and N. Texana.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

J. H. Appelt Building

Description: Photograph of the J. H. Appelt Building in 1889. There are people standing around the building and a man in a cart pulled by two mules. This is a brick two-story building with lots of windows. According to accompanying information, this saloon was located at Third and LaGrange Streets in Hallettsville and was built in 1888-89, and there was a fire in 1890 which resulted in the left side of the building being torn down and rebuilt.
Date: 1889
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

John [Rothsmitt] Meat Market

Description: Photograph of John Rothsmitt Meat Market. The market is in a one-story building. There is a wooden awning in front of the store. Men, women, and children are standing outside of the store along with a horse-drawn wagon.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Kinkler School

Description: Portrait of students attending Kinkler School during the 1920-1921 school year. There are three rows of male and female students posing in front of the school building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Kinkler School

Description: Portrait of students who attended Kinkler School during the 1932-1933 school year. There are three rows of male and female students posing outside, in front of the building. The school is one-story and has a front porch. To the left of the school are two trees.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Komensky School

Description: Portrait of students attending Komensky School. There are six rows of male and female students standing outside in front of trees. In the foreground is a barbed wire fence.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library