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[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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