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[Photograph of the O. D. H. S. Archway in Fredericksburg]

Description: Photograph of the O. D. H. S. decorative archway in Fredericksburg. The archway has a man on top and the letters O D H S on it, and it is covered in garland and lights. The following is printed in white at the bottom: "21. TE. Gross Loge. O. D. H. S. Fredericksburg, Texas. April. 14, 15, 16, 1924." The following stamp appears on the back: "Welgehausen's Kodak Finishing, Enlarging Fredericksburg, Tex."
Date: April 1924

[Photograph of Trees and Rocks]

Description: Photograph of trees and rocks. In the center are two trees, one behind the other. Around the trees are small rocks stretching into the background of the photograph. The front half of the photograph has a branch on the ground and no rocks or trees. The Fox Company's stamp is on the back of the photograph and says "Guaranteed for Life, Sep 1929, This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Co., San Antonio, Texas, Copyrighted 1927 by Carl D. Newton." The stamp has a fox, and has the date, city the company is located, and the person who holds the copyright.
Date: September 1929

[Two Men Standing on Top of a Large Rock]

Description: Photograph of two men standing on top of a large rock. The rock is in front of a fringe of trees. In front of it are a variety of plants and other, smaller rocks. The men are wearing long-sleeved, white shirts and pants. The Fox Company's stamp is on the back of the photograph and says "Guaranteed for Life, Sep 1929, This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Co., San Antonio, Texas, Copyrighted 1927 by Carl D. Newton."
Date: September 1929

[Photograph of a Boy, two Men, and a Woman]

Description: Negative of a boy, two men, and a woman standing together outside. The boy is wearing a long-sleeved, white shirt with overalls and is standing with his hands behind his back. Beside him is a young man wearing a similar shirt and dark pants and is holding his hat by his side. The woman is standing to his right and is wearing a dark dress with a necklace and a hat. The older man is wearing a white, long-sleeved shirt with dark pants and is holding his hat at his side.
Date: September 1929

[Photograph of a Boy, two Men, and a Woman]

Description: Photograph of a boy, two men, and a woman standing together outside. The boy is wearing a long-sleeved, white shirt with overalls and is standing with his hands behind his back. Beside him is a young man wearing a similar shirt and dark pants and is holding his hat by his side. The woman is standing to his right and is wearing a dark dress with a necklace and a hat. The older man is wearing a white, long-sleeved shirt with dark pants and is holding his hat at his side. The Fox Company's stamp is on the back of the photograph and says "Guaranteed for Life, Sep 1929 This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Co., San Antonio, Texas, Copyrighted 1927 by Carl D. Newton."
Date: September 1929

[Photograph of a Group at Balance Rock]

Description: Photograph of a group of four people, two men and two women, at Balance Rock. The men are sitting on top of the large rock, and the women are standing in front wearing white dresses. The following is stamped on the back: "Guaranteed for Life, Sep 1929 [?], This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Co., San Antonio, Texas, Copyrighted 1927 by Carl D. Newton."
Date: 1929~

[Photograph of Young Man Standing on the Steps of a Porch]

Description: Photograph of a young man standing on the steps leading up to the porch of a house. The house is wooden with a stone foundation, and it appears to be whitewashed. The young man is wearing a tie and a hat. There is a name written on the back which appears to say Arm. M. Voigt. There is a note written on the back that says that the photograph was taken in 1926. The following is stamped on the back: "Guaranteed for Life This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Co., San Antonio, Texas, Copyrighted 1927 by Carl D. Newton."
Date: 1926

[Photograph of a Man at a Granite Quarry]

Description: Photograph of a man standing next to a crane at a granite quarry. He is wearing a tie and hat. There is a name written on the back of the picture that appears to say Arm. M. Voigt. The back is dated July 5, 1928, and the following is stamped on the back: "Guaranteed for Life This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Co., San Antonio, Texas, Copyrighted 1927 by Carl D. Newton."
Date: July 5, 1928

[Photograph of a Man and Woman Standing on a Crane]

Description: Photograph of a man and woman standing on a crane. The crane is situated in a quarry and has wires coming off the top of it. The Fox Company's stamp is on the back of the photograph and says "Guaranteed for Life, Sep 1929, This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Co., San Antonio, Texas, Copyrighted 1927 by Carl D. Newton."
Date: September 1929