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[Group Photograph]

Description: Fredericksburg High School Class of 1924: The women seated in chairs are dressed in Sunday best. Seated left to right are: Clara Kott Knopp, Louise Schmidt Killian, Anita Winkle, Alice Braeutigam Sauer. The men are standing behind them, dressed in suits and ties. Standing left to right are: Nolan Brown, Albert Ellebracht, Edgar Kordzik, and Henry Reinbach. The Reunion was held in 1988 at Knopp's Nursing Home.
Date: unknown

[Group Photograph]

Description: Photograph of twenty-three older men and women. Fifteen men are standing, and eight women are sitting in front of a table decorated with flowers. Stamped on the back is the Keller's Studio address.
Date: unknown
Creator: Keller's Studio

[Photograph of a Fredericksburg Business]

Description: Negative of a business in Fredericksburg, Texas. The sign above the entrance says "The Glass Cutter." It is in a two-story brick building with four arched windows on the second floor and display windows on either side of the entrance. The name A. L. Patton appears in the brick at the top of the building.
Date: unknown

[Photograph of a Rock Building]

Description: Photograph of a small rock building. It has two windows and a door in front, and there is a closed sign in the window to the right. There is another unidentified building in the background to the right. The following is written on the back: "Formerly Gor[?] Fest[?] Travel."
Date: unknown

[Photograph of a Texas Historical Marker]

Description: Negative of the Texas State Historical Marker for the First Methodist Church of Fredericksburg, Texas. It says the following: "Oldest Methodist Church in the Hill Country. Founded 1849 as a German Mission by the Rev. Eduard Schneider. The charter members: Melchoir and Rosine Bauer; Johann and Margaretha Durst; Friedrich and Sophie Ellebracht; Ernst and Dorothea Houy; Ferdinand and Maria Kneese, Ludwig Kneese, Friedrich Kneese, Louise Kneese; Heinrich and Catharine Stiehl; Jacob and Catharine Treibs; Fritz and Friderika (Mary) Winkel. In 1855, during pastorate of the Rev. C. A. Grote, a 40 x 60-foot native stone church was built; it still serves after 1912-14, 1923, and 1948-49 remodelings." The sign was placed in 1972.
Date: unknown

[Photograph of a Texas Historical Marker]

Description: Negative of the Texas State Historical Marker for the First Methodist Church of Fredericksburg, Texas. It says the following: "Oldest Methodist Church in the Hill Country. Founded 1849 as a German Mission by the Rev. Eduard Schneider. The charter members: Melchoir and Rosine Bauer; Johann and Margaretha Durst; Friedrich and Sophie Ellebracht; Ernst and Dorothea Houy; Ferdinand and Maria Kneese, Ludwig Kneese, Friedrich Kneese, Louise Kneese; Heinrich and Catharine Stiehl; Jacob and Catharine Treibs; Fritz and Friderika (Mary) Winkel. In 1855, during pastorate of the Rev. C. A. Grote, a 40 x 60-foot native stone church was built; it still serves after 1912-14, 1923, and 1948-49 remodelings." The sign was placed in 1972.
Date: unknown

[Photograph of an Antique Store]

Description: Negative of an antique store in Fredericksburg, Texas. The store is a two-story stone building with a covered porch. There are two windows with shutters and a set of old doors in front. A spinning wheel is sitting on the porch, and there is a sign that says Antiques. There is a car in the street in front of the store, and there is another building to the left. Part of a water tower is visible on the left side of the photograph.
Date: unknown

[Photograph of an Antique Store]

Description: Negative of an antique store in Fredericksburg, Texas. The store is a two-story stone building with a covered porch. There are two windows with shutters and a set of old doors in front. A spinning wheel is sitting on the porch, and there is a sign that says Antiques. There is a sign in front with the name of the store, but it cannot be read completely from this angle. The water tower in the background says Fredericksburg.
Date: unknown

[Photograph of an Antique Store]

Description: Negative of an antique store in Fredericksburg, Texas. The store is a two-story stone building with a covered porch. There are two windows with shutters and a set of old doors in front. A spinning wheel is sitting on the porch, and there is a sign that says Antiques.
Date: unknown