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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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Baby Sitting Outside]

Description: Photograph of a baby sitting outside on a blanket. There is a fence in the background. The following is stamped on the back: "Guaranteed for Life, This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas, Trade Mark Protected."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Balanced Rock]

Description: Copy negative of a large rock balanced on top of another rock. There is a man in a dark suit standing next to the rock. Two women are sitting in the shade next to the rock.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Church with Senior Center Sign]

Description: Negative of an unidentified white church in Fredericksburg, Texas with a sign to the right that say Senior Center. The church has four columns in front and a cross on top. There are two stained glass windows above the two sets of doors in front.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Church with Senior Center Sign]

Description: Negative of an unidentified white church in Fredericksburg, Texas with a sign to the right that say Senior Center. The church has four columns in front and a cross on top. There are two stained glass windows above the two sets of doors in front, and there may be more stained glass windows along the side.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Family on a Crane at a Granite Quarry]

Description: Photograph of an unknown family on a crane at a granite quarry. There are three boys and two women sitting or standing on or near the crane. 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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Group Picnic]

Description: Photograph of an outdoor group picnic. There are many families and carts posed around the picnic table. It is matted on a light mat, and printed on the back is the photograph owner's information.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a House]

Description: Copy negative of an unidentified house. The wooden house also has a wooden fence. There is a windmill in the backyard.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Stone Building in Fredericksburg]

Description: Negative of an unidentified stone building in Fredericksburg, Texas. This is a small building with two windows and a door in front. There is a "Closed" sign in the window on the left. A stone path leads up to the door. There is another unidentified building in the background on the right side of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of an Award Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of a group of five older men and one woman presenting an award to a younger woman. Stamped on the back is "The Radio Post, Fredericksburg, Texas."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph