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[Photograph of a Family on a Crane at a Granite Quarry]

Description: Photograph of an unknown family on a crane at a granite quarry. There are three boys and two women sitting or standing on or near the crane. The Fox Company's stamp is on the back of the photograph and says "Guaranteed for Life, This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Co., San Antonio, Texas, Copyrighted 1927 by Carl D. Newton."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of a Fireplace]

Description: Photograph of a stone fireplace with an active fire. The year "1852" is carved above the fireplace.
Date: 1852
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of a Fredericksburg Business]

Description: Negative of a business in Fredericksburg, Texas. The sign above the entrance says "The Glass Cutter." It is in a two-story brick building with four arched windows on the second floor and display windows on either side of the entrance. The name A. L. Patton appears in the brick at the top of the building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of a Group Picnic]

Description: Photograph of an outdoor group picnic. There are many families and carts posed around the picnic table. It is matted on a light mat, and printed on the back is the photograph owner's information.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of a Hay Baler]

Description: Photograph of the original hay baler. The photograph displays the machine and the small blocks of hay it makes. On the back it mentions the original patent holders of the device, William Wilke and Ira Wash and that the baler was operated by a mule on a tread mill.
Date: 1898/1899
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of a House]

Description: Copy negative of an unknown stone house. In the foreground is a stone and wood fence with a dirt road next to it.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of a House]

Description: Copy negative of an unidentified house. The wooden house also has a wooden fence. There is a windmill in the backyard.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of a Man at a Granite Quarry]

Description: Photograph of a man standing next to a crane at a granite quarry. He is wearing a tie and hat. There is a name written on the back of the picture that appears to say Arm. M. Voigt. The back is dated July 5, 1928, and the following is stamped on the back: "Guaranteed for Life This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Co., San Antonio, Texas, Copyrighted 1927 by Carl D. Newton."
Date: July 5, 1928
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of a Methodist Church]

Description: Photograph of a Methodist Church. It is a white building with arched windows along the side and two doors and columns along the front. There is a cross on top. "First Methodist Church" appears above the columns. Mrs. McBride's name is written on the back.
Date: 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of a Motor Bank in Fredericksburg]

Description: Negative of the drive-thru window at a bank in Fredericksburg, Texas. It is a brick building with one window, and the sign behind the trees to the left says "Security State Motor Bank."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of a Parade in Front of John Klaerner's Saloon]

Description: Photograph of two carts being pulled by horses. Inside the carts are members of a band. The photograph of the parade was taken in front of John Klaerner's Saloon. It is matted on a light mat, and printed on the back is the photograph owner's information.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of a Rock Building]

Description: Photograph of a small rock building. It has two windows and a door in front, and there is a closed sign in the window to the right. There is another unidentified building in the background to the right. The following is written on the back: "Formerly Gor[?] Fest[?] Travel."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of a Stone Building in Fredericksburg]

Description: Negative of an unidentified stone building in Fredericksburg, Texas. This is a small building with two windows and a door in front. There is a "Closed" sign in the window on the left. A stone path leads up to the door. There is another unidentified building in the background on the right side of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of a Texas Historical Marker]

Description: Negative of the Texas State Historical Marker for the First Methodist Church of Fredericksburg, Texas. It says the following: "Oldest Methodist Church in the Hill Country. Founded 1849 as a German Mission by the Rev. Eduard Schneider. The charter members: Melchoir and Rosine Bauer; Johann and Margaretha Durst; Friedrich and Sophie Ellebracht; Ernst and Dorothea Houy; Ferdinand and Maria Kneese, Ludwig Kneese, Friedrich Kneese, Louise Kneese; Heinrich and Catharine Stiehl; Jacob and Catharine Treibs; Fritz and Friderika (Mary) Winkel. In 1855, during pastorate of the Rev. C. A. Grote, a 40 x 60-foot native stone church was built; it still serves after 1912-14, 1923, and 1948-49 remodelings." The sign was placed in 1972.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of a Texas Historical Marker]

Description: Negative of the Texas State Historical Marker for the First Methodist Church of Fredericksburg, Texas. It says the following: "Oldest Methodist Church in the Hill Country. Founded 1849 as a German Mission by the Rev. Eduard Schneider. The charter members: Melchoir and Rosine Bauer; Johann and Margaretha Durst; Friedrich and Sophie Ellebracht; Ernst and Dorothea Houy; Ferdinand and Maria Kneese, Ludwig Kneese, Friedrich Kneese, Louise Kneese; Heinrich and Catharine Stiehl; Jacob and Catharine Treibs; Fritz and Friderika (Mary) Winkel. In 1855, during pastorate of the Rev. C. A. Grote, a 40 x 60-foot native stone church was built; it still serves after 1912-14, 1923, and 1948-49 remodelings." The sign was placed in 1972.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of an Antique Store]

Description: Negative of an antique store in Fredericksburg, Texas. The store is a two-story stone building with a covered porch. There are two windows with shutters and a set of old doors in front. A spinning wheel is sitting on the porch, and there is a sign that says Antiques. There is a car in the street in front of the store, and there is another building to the left. Part of a water tower is visible on the left side of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of an Antique Store]

Description: Negative of an antique store in Fredericksburg, Texas. The store is a two-story stone building with a covered porch. There are two windows with shutters and a set of old doors in front. A spinning wheel is sitting on the porch, and there is a sign that says Antiques. There is a sign in front with the name of the store, but it cannot be read completely from this angle. The water tower in the background says Fredericksburg.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of an Antique Store]

Description: Negative of an antique store in Fredericksburg, Texas. The store is a two-story stone building with a covered porch. There are two windows with shutters and a set of old doors in front. A spinning wheel is sitting on the porch, and there is a sign that says Antiques.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of an Award Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of a group of five older men and one woman presenting an award to a younger woman. Stamped on the back is "The Radio Post, Fredericksburg, Texas."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of Ana Jentsch next to a Bush]

Description: Photograph of Ana Jentsch standing next to a flowering bush. She is wearing a dark dress with a collar. Her name is written on the back of the photograph. The following is stamped on the back: "Guaranteed for Life This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Co., San Antonio, Texas, Copyrighted 1927 by Carl D. Newton."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of Ana Jentsch on a Hill]

Description: Photograph of a woman standing on a rocky hill wearing a light colored dress and hat. According to the back of the photograph, her name is Ana Jentsch. The Fox Company's stamp is on the back and says "Guaranteed for Life, This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas, Copyrighted 1927 by Carl D. Newton."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of Ana Jentsch with Cow and Calf]

Description: Photograph of Ana Jentsch standing next to a cow and her calf. Ana is holding a rope that is attached to the cow's horns. Her name is written on the back of the photograph. The following is stamped on the back: "Guaranteed for Life This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Co., San Antonio, Texas, Copyrighted 1927 by Carl D. Newton."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society