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[Photograph of the Kammlah House Decorated for Christmas]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Kammlah House, in the Pioneer Museum, decorated for Christmas. There is a yellow shelf on the wall with Christmas decorations and an oil lamp on it. There are dried plants hanging from it, and a string of dried red peppers is hanging on the wall to the left. There are other items on the floor below it, including a basket of apples.
Date: 1986

[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

[A Blacksmith Shop]

Description: Black and white photograph of a wooden, two-level building identified as a blacksmith shop. There are two windows on the upper portion of the building's facade; one window is open. An open covered area is attached to the building on the left; underneath its roof is a horse cart. In front of the building are two men. The man to the left is standing next to a horse with his arm draped on its neck. He is holding a tool in his other hand. One other horse and a horse cart are partially visible in the background.
Date: unknown

[Court House in Fredericksburg, Texas]

Description: Black and white postcard that has a quarter chunk of it cut out. The picture on the front of the postcard is the Fredericksburg courthouse. It is surrounded by an iron fence. An unpaved road is visible in the foreground. An electrical pole is also visible in front of the courthouse's iron fence. The back of the postcard is dated and addressed to a Mr. Alberth Kramer. The author of the handwritten message, which is written in German, is signed by Adolf Filter, Jr.
Date: unknown

[Enchanted Rock]

Description: Black and white photograph of an isolated rock hill known as Enchanted Rock. There are a few crumbly pieces of rock and several larger, angular boulders. Patches of shrubs and trees are visible on the right and near the depths of the area.
Date: unknown

[Estella Kettner and Friends Standing by a Tree]

Description: Black and white copy photograph of a trio of women standing around a tree. They are in the yard of the Zincke home according to the back of the photo. On the far left is a woman named Estella Kettner. All three women are wearing dark-hued clothing. The tree around which they stand is mostly leafless and bare. To the right of the tree is a partially visible fence. In the background is an evergreen tree.
Date: unknown

[Fassel/Roeder House at Gillespie County's Pioneer Museum]

Description: Black and white photograph of a one-story house known as the Fassel/Roeder House. It is a site at the Gillespie County Historical Society's Pioneer Museum. It has four elegant posts that support the covered porch in front. A bench sits on the porch underneath one of the two windows in front. A screen door is in between the two windows. A grassy lawn surrounds the house. Behind the house, a few trees and a telephone pole and wire are partially visible.
Date: unknown

[Group of Women Around a Fountain]

Description: Black and white copy photograph of a group of women situated around a fountain in the yard of Hulda and August Zincke's home. According to a handwritten note on the back of the photo, one of the women is Hulda Zincke and the rest of them are her friends. A couple of them are standing on the fountain's rim while the others are seated around. One woman stands behind the fountain. Each woman is wearing either a blouse and shirt or a dress. At the center of the fountain is a gnome, seated and facing away from the camera. The gnome sits atop a textured pedestal, and overhead is an umbrella. Several dead trees are visible in the background.
Date: unknown