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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

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

Methodist Church

Description: Photograph of a Methodist church. The building is one level and is on concrete blocks. Stairs lead up to the main entrance. A yard surrounds the church and in the background are trees and a wooden fence.
Date: unknown
Creator: Fey and Braunig
Item Type: Photograph

Methodist Church

Description: Photograph of a Methodist church in Hallettsville, Texas. The building is white and has steps leading up to the main entrance. There are men and women standing outside of the church. In front of the church is a tree that is partially cut down. In the foreground is a dirt road. To the right of the church is a one-story building. On the bottom of the photograph there is handwriting that reads, "H. J. B. Braunig Photographer, <Jan. 26-41>." On the back of the mat are handwritten notes naming individuals.
Date: unknown
Creator: H. J. Braunig
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

Mill Pool

Description: Photograph of Mill Pool. A man and a young boy are standing in the center of the shallow water. There are small rapids in front of them. In the background along the banks are trees. In the foreground are banks that are made of grass and sand.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Monarch Saloon Float

Description: Photograph of the Monarch Saloon parade float. The float is on a wagon pulled by horses or mules, and it is full of people holder glasses of beer and waving flags. It and another float are parked in front of an unknown building. According to accompanying information and the banner on the float, C. Elstner was the proprietor.
Date: 1878/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Item Type: Photograph

Moore's Swimming Pool

Description: Photograph of Moore's swimming pool. Men and women are swimming and individuals are standing in the area. In the foreground are trees and a small, circular stone pool. Fences surround both the large and small pool. Writing on the bottom of the photograph reads, "'Take a dip in Moore's swimming pool, Hallettsville, Texas; 'Cool-clear-refreshing artesian water.'"
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Moore's Swimming Pool

Description: Photograph of Moore's swimming pool. Men and women are swimming in the pool and there are bystanders in the area. A fence surrounds the perimeter of the pool. Writing on the bottom of the postcard reads, "Moore's Swimming Pool, Hallettsville, Texas."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Nachrichten - German Newspaper

Description: Photograph of the interior of the building where the Nachrichten newspaper was published in Hallettsville, Texas. In the foreground, three people are seated and printing machinery is in view.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Neuhause Building

Description: Photograph of Neuhause Building. The building is two stories tall. Businesses inside the building include a dentist and a bookstore. Trees are located to the left of the building and pedestrians are outside on the sidewalk. A handwritten note is written on the front and back of the postcard. Accompanying information lists the location on the corner of Third and South LaGrange St.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

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

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

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

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

New Kinkler School

Description: Portrait of students who attended New Kinkler School during the 1935-1936 school year. There are four rows of male and female students posing in front of the entrance to the school building. Two boys in the front row hold a sign that reads, "New Kinkler School; 1935-1936; Mrs. Gaye Allen." Accompanying information lists student names. "Teacher: Gaye Allen; Row 4: Delores Schaefer, Annie Brogger, Bernice Hrncir, Adelene Fertsch, Bernice Fritsch, Dorothy Schaefer; Row 3: Unknown, Clarence Overgoner, James Brogger, Wilburn Fertsch, Dick Schultz, Clarence Laas; Row 2: --- Marek, Georgene Fertsch, Doris Appelt, Lucille Fritsch, Bernice Schaefer, --- Marek; Row 1: Marvin Appelt, Elroy Fertsch, Calvin Fehr, Arnold Hrncir."
Date: unknown
Creator: Dedrick’s Studio
Item Type: Photograph

New Kinkler School

Description: Portrait of New Kinkler School students during the 1937-1938 school year. There are four rows of male and female students standing and sitting in front of the school building. Accompanying information lists student names. "Teacher: Oscar Gettler; Row 4: Irene Hrncir, Annie Brogger, James Brogger, Bernice Fritsch, Delores Schaeffer; Row 3: Lucille Fritsch, Clarence Overgoner, Adelane Fertsch, Dick Schultz, Dorothy Schaefer; Row 2: Mildred Dahse, Calvin Fehr, Bernice Schaefer, Elrose Appelt, Clarence Laas, Georgene Fertsch, Rose Marie Fertsch, Dick English, Evelyn Mertz; Row 1: Unknown, Marvin Appelt, Elroy Fertsch, Shelton Fritsch, Otto Brogger, Arnold Hrncir."
Date: unknown
Creator: Dedrick’s Studio
Item Type: Photograph

Northeast View of Hallettsville, Texas

Description: Aerial photograph of Hallettsville, Texas. In the foreground is the Aronsohn Dry Goods Building, Samusch Building, and the Schwartz Building. In the background are other business buildings and family homes.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[Officers and Employees of Lavaca County Texas]

Description: Portrait of the officers and employees of Lavaca County, Texas posing in front of the court house. According to accompanying information, the people pictured are (bottom row left to right) Oliver East, John Gerdes, Judge C. L. Stavinoha, Frank Matula, Dock Burkett, (middle left to right) Judge Paul Fertsch, Frank Schoppe, E. A. Turk, Charles Strauss, Joe Bozka, (top left to right) Lewis Allen, ___ Konvicka, Bertha Mikulenka, Martha Speary, Albina Matula, Helen Mikulenka, Ferd Lacy, Leopold Mascheck, John Holubec, and Porter McCord. There is an address written on the back that says "Mrs. C. L. Stravenka 2810 Greenbriar, Houston 77006."
Date: February 15, 1928
Creator: Braunig
Item Type: Photograph

[Officials and Employees of Lavaca County Texas]

Description: Portrait of the officials and employees of Lavaca County, Texas. They are posing in front of the court house. There are two people in the photograph that are named, according to the label. "Bottom row, left to right - Joseph Kopecky, ?, Frank Schoppe." Everyone else is unidentified.
Date: September 1913
Creator: Braunig, H. J.
Item Type: Photograph

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

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

Pagel Settlement School

Description: Portrait of students in front of Pagel Settlement School. There are three rows of male and female students posing outside of the school. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph listing some of the names of the students. "Fred Pustejovsky - top row-second from left, Henkis - Grahmann's, Wessel Paul Rother - front row - 4th from left, La Noe (Davenport) Gibson - 2nd row 5th from left, Lorraine (Davenport) Landry - 3rd row - 6th from left."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Parade Around Lavaca Co. Courthouse Square

Description: Photograph of the parade around the Lavaca County Courthouse square. There are two wagons in the picture with men riding in them holding flags. The wagon on the left is being pulled by two horses, and the wagon on the right is being pulled by two mules. There is a banner above the street that says "Welcome to the National Hall," and there are unidentified buildings in the background. There is something written across the top of the photograph, not in English. There is an address written on the back to "Mary Joyce Hermes, Rt.9 Box 144F, Victoria, TX 77901."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph