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[Portrait of Lillie Braunig Ahrens and Victor Braunig]

Description: Portrait of Lillie Braunig Ahrens and Victor Braunig. Lillie is seated with Victor standing next to her and leaning on the chair. According to accompanying information, Victor was born in May 1890, and Lillie was born in February 1889. There is a written note on the back that says "Mrs. Ahrens & Victor Braunig." The photograph is mounted on mat board.
Date: 1889/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Item Type: Photograph

J. H. Appelt Building

Description: Photograph of the J. H. Appelt Building in 1889. There are people standing around the building and a man in a cart pulled by two mules. This is a brick two-story building with lots of windows. According to accompanying information, this saloon was located at Third and LaGrange Streets in Hallettsville and was built in 1888-89, and there was a fire in 1890 which resulted in the left side of the building being torn down and rebuilt.
Date: 1889
Item Type: Photograph