Friench Simpson Memorial Library - Browse

ABOUT BROWSE FEED

[Portrait of Unknown Women and Girl]

Description: Portrait of three unknown women and a little girl. Two of the women and the little girl are seated, and the third woman is standing centered behind them. All of them are wearing dark dresses. "Hallettsville Herald" is handwritten on the back.
Date: 1878/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Item Type: Photograph

[Woodmen of the World No. 333]

Description: Portrait of the Woodmen of the World in Ezzell, Texas. The men are posing in front of some trees, and some of them are wearing ribbons. "WOW No. 333" is written at the bottom of the photograph, and there is some writing on the back.
Date: unknown
Creator: Lanehart
Item Type: Photograph

First Grand Jury Called After 1899

Description: Postcard of the first grand jury called after the Hallettsville Courthouse was completed in 1899. The members of the jury are posing in front of the courthouse. They are not named. On the back is written "1st Grand Jury after Present Ct. House built."
Date: 1899
Item Type: Postcard

Menger School

Description: Portrait of students attending Menger School during the 1930-1931 school year. There are four rows of male and female students posed outside of the school building. A boy in the first row is holding a sign that reads, "Menger School, March 18, 1931, Miss Vera Kasper, Miss Alice Kasper." The two teachers are identified as Miss Vera Kasper and Miss Alice Kasper.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Former Menger Teachers at 35th Anniversary

Description: Portrait of former Menger School teachers. There are two rows of men and women posed in front of an unnamed building. Accompanying information lists names of the individuals. "Seated L-R: M. Albert, Vera Kasper, Alice Remm, Unknown, Ella Nueman, H. Liebhafsky, F. Berckanhoff; Standing: A. Ward, Otto Fisseler, Unknown, Chas. Fertsch."
Date: unknown
Creator: Krchnak
Item Type: Photograph

Live Oak School

Description: Portrait of Live Oak School. The building has windows on both sides of the entrance and is made of brick. In the foreground is a dirt road.
Date: unknown
Creator: Studer Photo
Item Type: Photograph

New Kinkler School

Description: Portrait of students who attended New Kinkler School during the 1928-1929 school year. There are three rows of male and female students posing in front of the school building. One student in the front row is holding a sign that reads, "New Kinkler School, October 28, Millie Elstner." Accompanying information lists names of the students. "Bottom Row: Alfred Reinhardt, Edgar Schroeder, Lester Fritsch, Hilmer Fritsch, Emil Morrie, Hilton Elstner, Wm. Schroeder; Middle Row: Marvin Fertsch, Jonnie Cinadr, Mildred Fertsch, Lillie Gerlich, ---Henncke, Marie Brogger, Velma Fritsch, Woodrow Einkanf; Top Row: Tonie Fritsch, Lorene Fertsch, Millie Gerlich, Laura Fertsch, Louise Schroeder, Agnes Cinadr, Bessie Gerlich, Millie Elstner (Appelt)."
Date: unknown
Creator: Dedrick’s Studio
Item Type: Photograph

Kominsky School

Description: Portrait of students attending Kominsky School during the 1924-1925 school year. There are five rows of male and female students posing in front of the school building. Accompanying information lists the two teachers as Ida Gallia Hrncir and Millie Elstner. The principal is Charles R. Hrncir.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

New Kinkler School

Description: Portrait of students who attended New Kinkler School during the 1930-1931 school year. There are three rows of male and female students posing outside of the school. Accompanying information lists names of students. "Bottom Row, Left to Right: James Brocker, Wm. Schroeder, Hilton Mertz, Edwin Gerlich, Clarence Overgoner, Dick Schultz, Wilburn Fertsch; Middle Row, Left to Right: Adeline Fertsch, Flora Schroeder, Velma Fritsch, Mildred Fertsch, Marie Brogger, Doris Appelt, Bernia Fritsch, Irene Hrncir; Top Row, Left to Right: Lillie Gerlich, Marvin Fertsch, Victoria Schultz, Lorene Fertsch, Bessie Gerlich, Hilton Elstner, Tonie Fritsch, Millie Appelt (teacher), Edgar Schroeder."
Date: unknown
Creator: Dedrick’s Studio
Item Type: Photograph

Menger School

Description: Portrait of students who attended Menger School during the 1907-1908 school year. There are four rows of male and female students posing in front of the school building. According to accompanying information the teacher is Mr. Oho Fisseler and the school is locsted in District 42 in Lavaca County.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

New Kinkler School

Description: Portrait of students in Gladys Kolkmans's class at New Kinkler School sometime between 1903 and 1907. There are five rows of male and female students posed outside of the school. Accompanying information identifies some students. "Front row, left to right: Unknown, Unknown, Leon Laas and Victor Appelt; Second row, left to right: Unknown, Rudolph Appelt, Unknown, Lillie Rothbauer, --- Schroeder, Henry Schaeffer; Third row, left to right: Bill Appelt, Edmund Fertsch, Unknown, Alfred Zappe, Unknown, Robert Fertsch (?), Unknown, Unknown; Fourth row, left to right: Leona Appelt, Alma Appelt, Unknown, Ida Schaefer or Velda Appelt, Unknown, Annie Appelt; Fifth row, left to right: Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Adolph Fertsch, Unknown Unknown; Teacher: Gladys Kolkman."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Former Menger School Trustees at 35th Anniversary

Description: Portrait of former Menger School Trustees. There are two rows of men sitting in front of an unnamed building. Accompanying information lists the names of the men. "Seated L-R: H. Tietjen, John Wagner, H. Remmers, Chas. Menger, ---Jaehne; Standing: Wm. Stock, Ad. Brunkenhoefer, R. Dreyer, O. Zimmerman, E. Harbers, Hy. Kuck, Chas. Malina, Otto Glatzert."
Date: unknown
Creator: Krchnak
Item Type: Photograph

Meyerhoff Building

Description: Postcard of the Meyerhoff Dry Goods Building. The building is on a corner lot and is two stories tall. A show window runs the length of the front of the building and continues around the corner. There are six men standing outside on the sidewalk.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Opera House

Description: Postcard of the Opera House in Hallettsville, Texas. The building is three stories high and stairs lead up to the main entrance. There are smaller buildings on either side of the Opera House and to the right is a tree. Men are standing outside on the sidewalk in front of the building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

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

Hotel Eckels [later New Park Hotel]

Description: Photograph of the the street side view of Hotel Eckels. A horse drawn carriage with "Hotel Eckels" painted on the side is to the left of the building. A horse pulling a wagon with three men sitting in it is in the front of the building. The hotel is made of brick and is three stories tall.
Date: unknown
Creator: Saccar
Item Type: Photograph

[Businesses in Lavaca County Courthouse Square]

Description: Photograph of a building on the Lavaca County Courthouse Square. The sign above the store reads, "Optician, watches, clocks, and jewelry," and a sign to the right reads, "The New Era Newsbook and Job Office." The building is two stories high and has a wooden awning around the building. Men, women, and children are standing on the sidewalk outside.
Date: unknown
Creator: Fey and Braunig
Item Type: Photograph

New Fink Hotel

Description: Photograph of the exterior of New Fink Hotel. The hotel has two stories and has a wrap-around porch on both levels. Men and women are standing outside on the porches and one man is sitting down. Accompanying information lists the location of the hotel at the corner of Fifth and S. LaGrange St. in Hallettsville, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

L.S. Schwarz and Company Building

Description: Postcard of the L. Schwartz and Company building. In the storefront windows shirts, shoes, and other miscellaneous items are on display. Men and women are standing outside the store on the sidewalk.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Early Day Stage Inn

Description: Postcard of the Early Day Stage Inn. In the foreground are trees behind a fence. The building is two stories high and has a smooth exterior. On the back of the postcard is a handwritten note to Laurie Walker. Accompanying information lists the inn as the Louis Turner House.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Hallettsville Public School]

Description: Postcard of Hallettsville Public School. The school is three stories high and has a bell tower. There are steps leading up to the main entrance and trees line the outside of the building. Men and women are on the front steps and on the sidewalk that surrounds the building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Opera House

Description: Postcard of the Opera House in Hallettsville, Texas. The building is three stories high and stairs lead up to the arched main entrance. Two smaller buildings are on either side of the Opera House and seven men are standing outside on the street.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[Portrait of Hubert Braunig]

Description: Portrait of Hubert Braunig. Hubert is a baby in this photograph and is seated next to a watermelon. According to accompanying information, Hubert was born in March of 1893. The photograph is mounted on mat board.
Date: 1893/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Item Type: Photograph