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[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

[Brenham Waterworks]

Description: Photograph of the Brenham Waterworks building. The building has several large trees around it. There are two men standing under the ivy that stretches across the front of the building. To the left are a horse and buggy with two men inside and pair of horses behind with another man holding the reins.
Date: 1914
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Butterfly Display]

Description: Photograph of nine butterflies displayed in a frame. Tillie Klaerner is associated with the display.
Date: 1916
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[C. Knipstein Company, Incorporated]

Description: Photograph of a farming business identified as C. Knipstein Company, Incorporated. Several mules and wagons filled with cotton are in front of a metal building. The building has signs on the visible sides that say "C. Knipstein, Co. Inc." In the foreground, there is a dirt road with a car parked beside it.
Date: unknown
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

[Car - Train Collision]

Description: Photograph of a car-train collision. To the left, one car is parked on a set of train tracks; a man is sitting in it. To the right, there is a road running across a section of tracks. A group of men are sitting on the tracks to the right of the road.
Date: unknown
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Catholic Convent]

Description: Photograph of a Catholic convent. The convent is a two-story building with two crosses on top.
Date: 1913
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

[Christmas 1929]

Description: Photograph of a man and woman standing outside a wooden house. There is snow on the ground and rooftop. Trees surround the home. Text on the bottom-right side of the image says "Christmas 1929."
Date: 1929
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

[Crowd at Maifest]

Description: Photograph of a crowd at Maifest. Men and women are gathered around a covered patio.
Date: May 9, 1929
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[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

[A. D. Milroy Company]

Description: Photograph taken inside the A. D. Milroy Co. building. There are three men standing toward the back of the building, and the tables around them are covered with cotton. There is a large skylight in the ceiling, and there are light bulbs hanging down. Written at the bottom center of the photograph is "A. D. Milroy Co. 1916."
Date: 1916
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Dancing Group]

Description: Photograph of two men and one woman wearing unidentified ethnic European costume. One man is sitting on a prop brick fence, and is playing a stringed instrument. The woman and second man are dancing. In the background, there is a painted backdrop.
Date: unknown
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

[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

[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

[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

[Exterior View of F. Ruetz Residence]

Description: Photograph of the F. Ruetz residence. The wooden house is one-story tall, with an awning on the left side. A man and woman are posing outside the house. Plants and trees surround the home.
Date: unknown
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[F. A. Windhausen Groceries and Feed]

Description: Photograph of the F. A. Windhausen Groceries and Feed store. The brick building is at the corner of a block. There are large windows in front on either side of the door and an awning above. There is a sign for flour painted on the brick at the corner as well as a large sign in German.
Date: 1929~
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

[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
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