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[Photograph of a Store in Fredericksburg]

Description: Negative of an unidentified store in Fredericksburg, Texas. It is a brick building with a decorative awning with carved posts and trim in front. There are some items in the display windows, but it is difficult to determine what they are. There are four shaped trees in planters in front, and there are parking meters along the sidewalk.
Date: unknown

[Photograph of Telephone Operators]

Description: Telephone operators taking time out for a celebration. Calendar behind them reads "April 1954". Woman seated second to right appears to be holding some sort of phone equipment. Seated from left to right: Anita Winkel, Doris Kolmeier, Dorothy Besier, Julia Helmers, Irene Ketron Eckhardt, Ruby Schumann Reeh. Standing left to right: Mildred Nixon, Gladys Juenke, Elizabeth Weber, Dorothy Wehmeyer Weinheimer, Frances Moellendorf Stevens, Minnie Simon, Margaret Eckhardt, Mildred Kordzik Grona, Vernell Usener Ellebracht, Meta Pohler, Gertrude Fritz, Olivia Bernhard Lott. Written in the bottom right corner of the photograph is the year "1954." Stamped on the back is "The Radio Post, Fredericksburg, Texas" and the Kilman Studio's address.
Date: April 1954
Creator: Kilman Studio

[Photograph of Telephone Operators]

Description: Photograph of seven telephone operators in their office. A man and woman stand to the left of five female telephone operators seated in swivel chairs at the switchboard. From left to right are: unidentified man, Anita Winkle, Mildred(Kordzik) Grona, unidentified woman, Ruby (Schumann) Reeh, Mildred Nixon,unidentified woman. All of the operators are turned, facing the camera. The second and third operators from the right are wearing headsets. A telephone on a wooden stand is next to a covered metal table. A poster on the wall reads "MINIMUM WAGE 75", and a calendar hangs below it showing the month of May, but the year is not visible. Stamped on the back is "The Radio Post, Fredericksburg, Texas."
Date: unknown

[Photograph of Telephone Operators]

Description: Photograph of two telephone operators in their office. Three men are standing and watching two telephone operators seated at the switchboard. The women are Anita Winkle (left) and Olivia (Bernhard) Lott (right) who is wearing a headset. Stamped on the back of the photograph is "The Radio Post, Fredericksburg, Texas."
Date: unknown

[Portrait of a Teenage Boy]

Description: Portrait of a teenage boy. He is shown from his shoulders up. He is wearing a suit jacket and a plaid tie. On the bottom of the photo it says "Stanton Photo Company, Springfield, O." On the back there is a description on how to get Trilby photos made by the Stanton Photo Novelty Company.
Date: unknown

[Photograph of a Hay Baler]

Description: Photograph of the original hay baler. The photograph displays the machine and the small blocks of hay it makes. On the back it mentions the original patent holders of the device, William Wilke and Ira Wash and that the baler was operated by a mule on a tread mill.
Date: 1898/1899