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[First National Bank Building]

Description: Photograph of the First National Bank building. It is a large brick building on the corner of a block. There are power lines in front of the building and a fire escape on the left side. There is a sign on the sidewalk to the left of the doors that says "Central Contracting Company General Contractors and Engineers Dallas, Tex., Houston, Tex.-Shreveport, LA."
Date: 1929~
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Brenham Lumber Company Float]

Description: Photograph of the Brenham Lumber Company parade float. The float is a company truck with a trailer on the back. There is a band riding on the float, and a banner with the company name around the bottom. It is parked in front of an unidentified house. The photograph is dated May 17, 1928.
Date: May 17, 1928
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Lehrmann Store]

Description: Photograph of the Lehrmann Store. The store is a brick building with a tin roof by the side of the road. There is a gas pump in front. Six people are pictured. Four are standing on the porch, one by the car on the left, and one sitting in the car on the right.
Date: August 12, 1924
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Henry A. Wood - Lumber Float]

Description: Photograph of the Henry A. Wood Lumber float. The float is decorated with flowers, streamers, and Chinese lanterns. There is a bench on the back of the float with five children sitting on it, and a man is in the cab driving. The float is parked in front of an unidentified house. The photo is dated May 17, 1928.
Date: May 17, 1928
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[F. A. Windhausen Groceries and Feed]

Description: Photograph of the F. A. Windhausen Groceries and Feed store. The brick building is at the corner of a block. There are large windows in front on either side of the door and an awning above. There is a sign for flour painted on the brick at the corner as well as a large sign in German.
Date: 1929~
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[T. H. Quelle Residence]

Description: Photograph of the T. H. Quelle residence. The wooden house is one-story tall with a porch on the left side. In the foreground, there are trees in the yard.
Date: April 1926
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Maifest Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of a parade float at Maifest. Two women and two men are sitting in a car. The car is decorated to look like a peacock. Text at the bottom of the image says "May 9, 1929" and "27."
Date: May 9, 1929
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Parade at Maifest]

Description: Photograph of a parade at Maifest. A crowd is gathered around floats passing by. They are standing by a row of businesses. Text at the bottom of the image says "May 9, 1929" and "22."
Date: May 9, 1929
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Crowd at Maifest]

Description: Photograph of a crowd at Maifest. Men and women are gathered around a covered patio.
Date: May 9, 1929
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Fire at Wangemann - Reichardt Company, Incorporated]

Description: Photograph of a fire at Wangemann-Reichardt Company, Incorporated. Smoke is coming from a building with Wrigley's Spearmint and Coca-Cola advertisements painted on the side. Firemen are spraying the building with hoses. In the foreground, there are other buildings. Text at the bottom of the image says "Fire of Wangemann-Reichardt Co. Inc.[,] Sept. 25, 1922" and "Photo Winkelmann's Studio."
Date: September 25, 1922
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Crowd at Maifest]

Description: Photograph of a crowd at Maifest. Several wooden tables with cups on them are set up. A group of six men are gathered around one table in the foreground. A large group of people are gathered behind a row of tables in the background.
Date: May 9, 1929
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Maifest Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of a parade float at Maifest. Two women and two men are sitting in the float. It is decorated with flower vines. In the background, there is a man standing in a yard. Text at the bottom of the image says "May 9, 1929" and "21."
Date: May 9, 1929
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Maifest Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of a parade float at Maifest. A man is sitting in front of a steering wheel in the center of the float. A boy wearing a chef uniform is standing to the left of the man. An oven is set up behind the man; a star-shaped sign above it says "G. Hermann Furniture Co.[,] Gas Ranges." The float is decorated with paper stars and fringe. Text at the bottom of the image says "May 9, 1929."
Date: May 9, 1929
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Crowd at Maifest]

Description: Photograph of a crowd at Maifest. The crowd is gathered on a road with a line of cars driving through. In the background, there are buildings. In the foreground, there are lines of flags hanging above the crowd. Text at the bottom-right of the image says "May 9, 1929" and "15."
Date: May 9, 1929
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Parade Float at Maifest]

Description: Photograph of a parade float at Maifest. Children are posing on a top tier of the float and on lowers steps. A boy and girl wearing crowns are sitting under a canopy on the top tier. The float is decorated with a large butterfly sculpture at the front, and vines on the sides. Text at the bottom of the image says "May 10, 1929" and "47."
Date: May 10, 1929
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Maifest Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of a parade float at Maifest. Two girls and two boys are sitting in a large basket decorated with flowers. A large butterfly sculpture is in front of the basket. The bottom of the float is decorated with moss. In the background, there is another parade float. Text at the bottom of the image says "May 10, 1929" and "38."
Date: May 10, 1929
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[G. Hermann Furniture Company Float]

Description: Photograph of the G. Hermann Furniture Company float in the Maifest parade in 1922. The float looks like a boat with flowers on it. There is a flag with the furniture company's name on the front and an American flag on the back. "Hermann's" is written at the front below the flag. The float is parked in front of a store. There are three men and a woman kneeling in front, and a woman, a man, and a child are sitting inside the float. "Mai-Fest 1922" is written on the photograph just below the back of the float.
Date: May 1922
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Brenham High School Boys Basketball]

Description: Photograph of Brenham High School Boys Basketball Team. The young men are wearing matching sweaters with "B" emblems on the right sides. A man wearing a suit is posing in the back row.
Date: 1927
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

["It's a Hup" Cars]

Description: Photograph of two cars taking part in the Mai-Fest. The car on the left is a convertible with a sign reading "It's a HUP." The car on the right has a sign reading "It is a HUP." There are five men standing next to the cars. Three of them are wearing uniforms. The cars are parked in front of two unidentified houses. Written at the bottom center of the photograph is "May 17, 1928."
Date: May 17, 1928
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[The Pony Express Banner]

Description: Photograph of two cowboys on paint horses holding the Pony Express banner for the Mai-Fest Parade. The Banner says "The Pony Express Galveston & San Antonio Oct 2nd to Oct 8th 1925, Benefit of Old Trailers Monument Fund. Old Trail Divers of Texas, Pictures Will Be Shown At Rex Theatre soon." There is a longhorn cow pictured on the center of the banner.
Date: 1926~
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Purina Float]

Description: Photograph of the H. F. Wehmeyer Purina Chows truck in the Mai-Fest parade in 1926. There is a young boy wearing a donkey costume with a sign for the business in front of the truck. The truck is covered in a checkered pattern, and there is a man inside behind the wheel. There are sacks of chicken feed on the back of the truck and a sign that says "H. F. Wehmeyer Purina Chows, Horses - Cows - Hogs - Poultry." There is a man putting a sack of chicken feed on the back. The truck is parked in front of a house. Written under the truck is "1926 Mai-Fest."
Date: May 1926
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Maifest Stage]

Description: Photograph of the stage for the Maifest play or pageant. There are four children on the stage in costume. Two of them are dressed as a king and a queen. There are flowers all over the stage. Written at the bottom of the photograph is "May 18, 1928."
Date: May 18, 1928
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Mai-Fest Airplane Float]

Description: Photograph of a float made to look like an airplane. There are four people sitting in the float, and they are parked on the street in front of a house. Written under the float is "Mai-Fest 1925."
Date: May 1925
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Overland Car & Wagon]

Description: Photograph of the Overland car and wagon. There are bales of hay stacked on both the car and the wagon, and there is a sign on the wagon that says "Overland Power to Spare, Matchett Motor Sales." A man and two children are in the car, and four men are riding on the trailer.
Date: May 1928
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph