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[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

[Farmers & Merchants Lumber Company Float]

Description: Photograph of the Farmers & Merchants Lumber Co. float in the Mai-Fest Parade. The float is made to look like a small house with a covered front porch, and brick on the bottom. The sign on top says "Johns-Manville Asbestos Shingles." On the side of the house it says "Farmers & Merchants Lumber Co. 'The Home Builders'" and "Sherwin-Williams Paints and Varnishes." The float is parked in front of unidentified stores.
Date: May 1927
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[M. E. Fisher Stores Float]

Description: Photograph of the M. E. Fisher Stores float. The float is decorated with flowers and streamers and says "M. E. Fisher-Stores, Brenham, Temple" on the side. A man and a woman are standing to the left, and there are four children on the float. The three girls are wearing dresses, and the boy is wearing a tuxedo, top hat, and monocle. He has a cigar in his mouth and a cane in his left hand. The float is in front of an unidentified store. Written under the float is "May 18, 1928."
Date: May 18, 1928
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Car & Cargo Wagon]

Description: Photograph of a car and cargo wagon, both loaded with bales of hay. There are four men and four children on and around the car, and there is a young man sitting on top of the hay on the wagon. There is a sign on the bales of hay on the car that says "Overland, $495 of Oceans Power, F. O. B. Toledo." They are parked in front of the Overland car dealership.
Date: May 1928
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Mai-Fest Car]

Description: Picture of a decorated car in the Mai-Fest Parade. The car is covered in flowers and decorations. Even the wheels are decorated. There are at least four people inside the car, including a young boy wearing a costume. The car is at a corner in front of unidentified businesses, and there are spectators in the background. Written at the bottom right corner is "Mai-Fest 1926."
Date: 1926
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Maifest Procession]

Description: Photograph of the Maifest Procession in 1923. There is a long line of people wearing Shriner's hats marching down the street, and there are other people watching from the sidewalk. Two men are riding horses in front of the procession. Businesses line the street, including a Ford dealership. There are cars lining the street on both sides.
Date: 1923-05-17/1923-05-18
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Shriner's Day]

Description: Photograph of the Shriners in uniform. They are in formation in a field, and they are carrying an American flag, a Texas flag, and a third unknown flag that is believed to be the Shrine flag. Written at the bottom center is "Shriners Day Brenham's 39th Annual Mai-Fest May 17-18 1823."
Date: May 17, 1923
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Brenham Lumber Company Float]

Description: Photograph of a parade float for the Mai-Fest. The float is a small oil derrick on a trailer. There are five men on the float and one in the car pulling it. The banner at the bottom of the float says "Oil $1.50 Per. Barrel at Wells 50 Barrels Daily - Lamarque Co. Brenham Lumber Co. for Oil Derrick Lumber." Written below the float is "Mai-Fest 1925." The float is parked in front of an unknown building. The only part of the name on the building that is seen says "Reichardt &."
Date: May 1925
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[La Grange Float]

Description: Photograph of the La Grange float in the Maifest parade in 1922. The float is a convertible car with flowers all over it and a sign that says "La Grange." A man and a woman are sitting in the car, and they are parked in front of some unknown houses. There is another car in the background.
Date: May 1922
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Brenham Lumber Company Float]

Description: Photograph of the Brenham Lumber Company float in the 1922 Mai-Fest. The float is pulled by two horses, and it is decorated with flowers. There are four pillars and a basket in the middle with little girls standing in it in costume. There is a man on a horse behind the float, and they are in front of a house. The banner on the bottom says "Build a House, Rose Arbors Any Style & Size, Brenham Lumber Company." Written under the float is "Mai-Fest 1922."
Date: May 1922
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Brenham Lumber Company Float]

Description: Photograph of the Brenham Lumber Company Mai-Fest float. The float is a decorated convertible car. There are two men and two women sitting in the car, and they are parked on a lawn. There is a sign with the company name on the float, and written at the bottom center of the photograph is "Brenham's 39th Annual Mai-Fest May 17-18 1923."
Date: 1923-05-17/1923-05-18
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph