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[Portrait of Martha Grote]

Description: Portrait of Martha Grote as May Queen. Martha is seated wearing a dress with flowers on it and a long train, and she is holding a scepter.
Date: 1924
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Mai-Fest Parade in Brenham]

Description: Photograph of the Mai-Fest Parade in Brenham. There is a large crowd of people watching what looks like the beginning of the parade, and there are lots of cars in the street. Written at the bottom left 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

[Unidentified Float]

Description: Photograph of a float in the Maifest. The float is covered in flowers and decorations and a large butterfly on the front, and there are children in costume riding. There are people on the sidewalk behind.
Date: 1927
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Dodge Brothers Float]

Description: Photograph of the Dodge Brothers float for the Mai-Fest. The float is a convertible car decorated with plants, flowers, and streamers. The sign on the side of the car says "Dependability Dodge Brothers." There are five people riding in the car. Written at the bottom center of the photograph is "Brenham's 39th Annual Mai-Fest, May 17-18 1923."
Date: May 1923
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Unidentified Mai-Fest Float]

Description: Photograph of a Mai-Fest float. The float is a decorated convertible car. There is a group of people riding in the car, including several children. Written at the bottom 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

[Junior Royalty]

Description: Portrait of the Junior Royalty of the Maifest. There are five children in costume. Two of them are dressed as the king and queen. The photograph is dated May 18, 1928.
Date: May 18, 1928
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Decorated Car]

Description: Photograph of a car decorated for the Maifest. The car is covered in streamers, and there are baskets of flowers on it. Riding inside the car are four children and a driver. Behind the car is another float that says "Astor." The photograph is dated May 18, 1928.
Date: May 18, 1928
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of an Unidentified Group of Children]

Description: Portrait of a group of unidentified children. The children are posing in front of an unidentified building. They are in costume for the Mai-Fest. The photograph is dated May 10, 1929.
Date: May 10, 1929
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Eickenhors "636" Float]

Description: Photograph of the Eickenhors "636" float. The float is built on a car. There is a man standing next to the car wearing a "ten gallon" hat. The photograph is dated May 17, 1928.
Date: May 17, 1928
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Unidentified Float]

Description: Photograph of a parade float for Mai-Fest. The float is a car covered in flowers and decorations. There are at least five people inside, including two children in costume. The are lots of spectators on the sidewalk. The glass plate has been chipped at the bottom. "Mai-Fest 1926" is written in the bottom right corner.
Date: 1926
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Pleasant Hill School Float]

Description: Photograph of the Pleasant Hill School, District 3 float. The car is decorated with streamers, and there are four children in side, two boys and two girls. There is a group of people watching from the sidewalk, and they are in front of an unknown house.
Date: May 18, 1928
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Decorated Car]

Description: Photograph of a decorated car for the Maifest. The car is covered in streamers, and there is large group of people inside. The photograph is dated May 17, 1928.
Date: May 17, 1928
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

Giddings Bank

Description: Photograph of an Giddings bank building in Brenham. It is a large building on the corner of a city block. There is a bicycle leaning against the curb in front of the building, and there is a clothing store to the right. One window says W. W. Searcy Attorney, and another window says D. C. Williams Real Estate Insurance.
Date: 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