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[Part of a Church Building in Snow]

Description: Black and white photograph of a partially visible church building in the snow. Its roof is covered in snow. Its visible part of the building has a set of four windows on it. Attached to the building in focus is a taller wooden structure with a roof.
Date: unknown
Creator: Amateurarbeiten

[Portrait of a Man]

Description: Portrait is a bust shot of an unidentified man. He is wearing a dark suit jacket with a visible light colored shirt collar. It is matted on a light mat. Printed on the back is the photographer's information as well as the copying and enlarging details.
Date: unknown
Creator: Ankenman & Co. Photographers

[Portrait of a Woman]

Description: Portrait of an unidentified woman, visible from the waist up. She is wearing a light colored jacket with a dark shirt or dress underneath. Pinned at the neck is a broach. It is matted on a dark mat and embossed in gold on the front is "Ankenman & Co. 818 Congress Ave. Austin, Texas."
Date: unknown
Creator: Ankenman & Co. Photographers

[Portrait of a Couple]

Description: Portrait of an unknown couple. The man is wearing a dark suit with a boutonniere, and he is seated. The woman is standing to his left with her hand resting on his shoulder, and she is wearing a dark dress and gloves with a hat. The following is stamped on the back: "Borel Portrait Co., J. F. Solsona, Proprietor, Fredericksburg, Gillspie Co., Texas."
Date: unknown
Creator: Borel Portriat Company

[Portrait of a Couple]

Description: Portrait is a full body shot of an unidentified man and woman. He is wearing a dark suit and sitting on an elaborate bench. She is wearing a light colored dress with gloves and is standing next to the bench. It is matted on a light mat and printed on the front is "Brack & Raba 113 1/2 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, Texas." Printed on the back is the photographer's information as well as the copying and enlarging details.
Date: unknown
Creator: Brack & Raba

[Portrait of a Young Woman]

Description: Portrait of an unidentified young woman in a white dress holding flowers. She is standing behind a wall with a photographer's backdrop behind her. The photograph is matted, and "C. P. Nadler Fredericksburg,.....Texas." is printed at the bottom.
Date: unknown
Creator: C. P. Nadler

[Portrait of a Young Man]

Description: Portrait is a full body shot of an unidentified young man. He is wearing a dark dress suit with a light colored shirt and tie. He is leaning against a stone fence with his hat on a column. It is matted on a light colored mat with the photographer's name printed on the bottom.
Date: unknown
Creator: C.P. Nadler

[Portrait of Two Children]

Description: Portrait is a full body shot of two unidentified children. On the left is a young girl wearing a dark colored dress holding a doll in her right arm. On the right is a young child wearing a dark colored dress and sitting on a stone bench. It is matted on a tan mat with the company's name "C.P. Nadler and Fredericksburg, Texas" printed on the bottom.
Date: unknown
Creator: C.P. Nadler

[Portrait of a Baby]

Description: Portrait of a baby, aged six months and twelve days. The child is sitting on stool with a layer of fur on top. The baby is wearing a light-colored, long sleeved outfit. The photograph was taken outside and in the distance a trees can be seen. On the back is a stamp for the photography studio and the child’s name and age. The writing is blends in with the mat and is difficult to read.
Date: unknown
Creator: Eagle Picture Company

[Postcard of a Man]

Description: Postcard of an oval portrait of an unidentified man in profile. He is wearing a dark suit with a light-colored hat, facing right. The postcard company's information is printed on the back.
Date: unknown
Creator: Electric Post Card Studio

[Portrait of a Woman]

Description: Portrait is a full body shot of an unidentified woman. She has her left arm leaning on a column. She is wearing a dark colored dress with a light collar and a necklace with a cross. It is matted on a light mat. The photograph company's address is printed on the back. Also "Mai 1870" is handwritten under the address.
Date: May 1870
Creator: Etablissement Photographique de Stalins & Janssens

[Portrait of a Woman]

Description: Portrait is a bust shot of an unidentified woman. She is wearing a dark colored dress with embroidered flowers and a ruffled collar. It is matted on a light mat with the company's name printed on the bottom. The company's address is printed on the back of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Creator: F.C. Bernard & Co.

[Ad for Photo Enlargements with the Fox Company]

Description: Ad for photo enlargements with the Fox Company. The ad features a framed photograph of a girl wearing a coat, hat, and knee-high socks. Next to the photograph are the words "Special big picture made from any good film complete with beautiful easel folder nearly a foot big, Hand colored 65 cents, The Fox Company, San Antonio, TX." The Fox Company's stamp is on the back of the photograph and says "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: unknown
Creator: Fox Company

[Envelope for the Fox Company]

Description: Envelop for the Fox Company. The envelope advertises the prices for developing film and displays samples of the services offered by the Fox Company. These services include framed hand colored enlargement, the fox-tone border, and "new-tone" color scheme for photographs. The front has the name "Emil Jentsch" written on it.
Date: 1928
Creator: Fox Company

[Graves of Adolph and Sophia Filter]

Description: Black and white photograph of two graves with a large, stone grave marker in between. The graves belong to Adolph and Sophia Filter. There are floral wreaths at the head of each grave. The tombstone between has a cross at its top. There are trees visible in background of the picture.
Date: August 1948
Creator: Fox Company