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[Washington County State Bank]

Description: Photograph of the Washington County State Bank. The bank is a two-story brick building on the corner of a city block. There is a car parked on the right side of the building. There is a dentist office on the left side of the bank.
Date: 1931
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Men Posing After a Hunt]

Description: Photograph of six men posing with guns after a hunt; one man is identified as P. J. Lemm. Four men are sitting on the front bumpers of two cars, and two men are standing in between the cars. Dead deer are strapped to the hoods of the cars.
Date: November 1932
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Group at Washington County Fair]

Description: Photograph of a group of people at Washington County Fair. The group is standing near a row of farming equipment. In the background, there is a building with text along the top that says "Farmers [-] Merchants Lumber...." Text at the bottom-left of the image says "Washington County Fair[,] Brenham, Tex. Oct. 10-11-12-1934."
Date: 1934-10-10/1934-10-12
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Parade Float at Maifest]

Description: Photograph of a parade float at Maifest. Several children wearing insect costumes are posing on the back of a float. The float is decorated with flowers and fringe streamers. In the background, people are watching the float from outside of a yard. Text at the bottom of the image says "May 29, 1930" and "25."
Date: May 29, 1930
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Maifest Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of a Maifest parade float. Several children are posing on it. The float is decorated with large flower sculptures. Text on the bottom-left of the image says "May 19, 1933" and "14."
Date: May 19, 1933
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Maifest Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of a Maifest parade float. Several children are posing on the back. The front is decorated with a swan sculpture. The sides are decorated with vines. Text at the bottom-right of the image says "May 30, 1931" and "26."
Date: May 30, 1931
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Maifest Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of a Maifest parade float. A woman and man are sitting on the back of the float; the woman is wearing a crown and holding a scepter with stars on the top. A woman and man are also sitting at the front; the woman is wearing a crown with a star on it, and a star-shaped scepter. The float is decorated with stars. Text at the bottom-left of the photograph says "May 12, 1938" and "11."
Date: May 12, 1938
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Maifest Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of a Maifest parade float. A girl and boy are sitting on the back of the float; the girl is wearing a long gown with a spiked crown, and the boy is wearing a cape and crown. Several younger children are sitting in the center of the float. Three girls are posing at the front; two are wearing wings. The float is decorated with flower vines. Text at the bottom-right of the image says "May 15, 1935" and "2."
Date: May 15, 1935
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Maifest Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of a Maifest parade float. Several people are posing on the float. The front is decorated with large butterfly sculptures, and the sides are decorated with vines. Text on the left side of the image says "May 18, 1933."
Date: May 18, 1933
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Junior King and Queen with Attendants]

Description: Photograph of the junior king and queen at Maifest. A boy and girl dressed in formal attire are sitting under a heart-shaped arch. Two boys dressed as soldiers are standing on each side of the arch. Several children are sitting on steps in front of it. Text at the bottom-right of the image says "May 19, 1932."
Date: May 19, 1932
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Maifest Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of a Maifest parade float. Several people are sitting on top; a woman wearing a crown, a boy, and a man are sitting in a covered area toward the back. The float is decorated with leaves. Text at the bottom of the image says "May 18, 1932" and "14."
Date: May 18, 1932
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Junior Marching Band]

Description: Photograph of a group of children in band uniforms. They are holding various percussion instruments. On the back row, three boys are wearing suits, and one girl is wearing a dress. The group is posing on stairs in front of a doorway.
Date: 1931
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Maifest Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified ceremony at Maifest. Several men and women are lined up on a stage wearing formal attire; the women are holding bouquets. On a lower row, children are wearing metallic costumes and wings. Towards the center of the stage, a man and woman are sitting on a shell-shaped bench. The woman is wearing a crown and cape. Text at the bottom-right of the image says "May 18, 1933" and "1."
Date: May 18, 1933
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Ceremony at Maifest]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified ceremony at Maifest. Several men and women are lined against a backdrop on a stage. The men are wearing suits, and the women are wearing formal gowns and holding bouquets. A man and a woman wearing a cape are standing closer to the front of the stage. Text at the bottom of the image says "20-B" and "May 18, 1932."
Date: May 18, 1932
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Maifest Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of children posing on a parade float at Maifest. A boy and girl are sitting at the back of the float; they are both wearing crowns. Three children are sitting in front of them, and two boys are standing at the front holding spears. The float is decorated with stars. Text at the bottom-center of the image says "May 13, 1938" and "7."
Date: May 13, 1938
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Maifest Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of a Maifest parade float. Several children wearing costumes are posing on the float. Some are wearing hats, some are wearing rabbit ears, and two are wearing crowns. The float consists of plant stalks. Text at the bottom-left of the image says "May 14, 1936 [/] W5."
Date: May 14, 1936
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Maifest Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of a Maifest parade float. Two women, two men, and a child are sitting at the back of the float, and one child is sitting at the front. The float is decorated with a spiked sun-shape on the back, and flower vines on the side. Text on the bottom-right side of the image says "May 29, 1931. [/] 16."
Date: May 29, 1931
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Shurenbergs Incorportated]

Description: Photograph of a street lined with buildings. One of the buildings is Shurenbergs Inc. There are several signs identifying buildings such as the Coca Cola Bottling Company, Brenham Mattress Factory, Matchett Motor Sales, and Mohawk Tires. There are cars lining the street.
Date: October 1931
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Man With Two Horses]

Description: Photograph of a man leading two horses in front of a parade float. There are two little boys in costume riding, and the horses have flower wreaths around their necks. The float behind has a large butterfly on the front.
Date: 1930~
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Somerville Float]

Description: Photograph of the Somerville float. The car is covered in flowers and decorations, and a man and woman are sitting inside. The woman is holding a parasol. The car is parked in front of an unidentified house.
Date: 1930~
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Unidentified Float]

Description: Photograph of a parade float. The car is covered in flowers and decorations. There are four children riding in the car and a man driving. There is another float behind, and there are two large signs in the background. On of the signs if for Fink Bros.
Date: 1930~
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Coronation Stage]

Description: Photograph of the coronation stage for the Mai-Fest in 1930. The stage is decorated with sets and flowers and has a long catwalk coming out from the front. There are chairs in front. There is a piano to the right below the stage. The photograph is dated May 28, 1930.
Date: May 28, 1930
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph