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[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[Fink Brothers Float]

Description: Photograph of the Fink Brothers float in the 1922 Mai-Fest parade. There are two men and a woman in the float. It is covered in signs for Tidal Wave Flour and "New Way" Flour. The large signs on the front and right side say "We sell these Famous all purpose Flours." There are sacks of flower in the float. Written under the float is "Mai-Fest 1922." The float is in front of some unknown buildings.
Date: May 1922
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio

[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

[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

[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

[Howard Wood Building]

Description: Photograph of the Howard Wood building. It is a two-story building on the corner of a city block. There are power lines in front of the building. There is a sign on the pole at the corner that says "R. F. Ball, General Contractor, First National Bank Room 28."
Date: May 1924
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio

["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

[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

[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

[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