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[Photograph of a Store in Fredericksburg]
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.
[Photograph of Telephone Operators]
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.
[Photograph of Telephone Operators]
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."
[Photograph of Telephone Operators]
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."
[Photograph of Gus Jentsch and Dog]
Negative of Gus Jentsch and a dog named Nero standing outside with a house in the background. Gus is wearing a hat and has a beard, and Nero is standing beside him. There is a windmill behind the house.
[Photograph of a Sign for Willkommen in Fredericksburg]
Negative of a sign in Fredericksburg, Texas that reads "Open Willkommen" [Welcome] and has a bird on each side. The sign and door it is placed on are made out of wood.
[Portrait of a Man in a Derby Hat]
Portrait of a man in a derby hat. The photograph is a profile view from his shoulders up. He is wearing a tuxedo and a tie.
[Photograph of the Palo Alto School]
Photograph of the Palo Alto school in 1907. The photograph centers on the fenced-in school yard where many children are playing. A few trees are scattered in the yard. The two school buildings can be seen in the background.
[Portrait of a Teenage Boy]
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.
[Photograph of Fredericksburg High School]
Photograph of Fredericksburg High School. It is a side view of the school and the streets shown are empty. On the back is a stamp for Keller's Studio.
[Photograph of Enchanted Rock State Natural Area]
Photograph of Enchanted Rock State Natural Area. The area is primarily made up of granite and the photograph focuses on two large rocks. On the back is a stamp for Keller's Studio.
[Photograph of Enchanted Rock]
Photograph of Enchanted Rock in Enchanted Rock State Natural Area. It is classified as a historical landmark and made of granite. On the back is a stamp for Keller's Studio.
[Photograph of the Fredericksburg Clinic]
Photograph of the Fredericksburg clinic. The sign says "Clinic, Prescription, Laboratory." Out front are two parked cars. On the back of a stamp for Kelelr's Studio.
[Aerial View of Cross Mountain and Fredericksburg, TX]
Aerial view of Cross Mountain and Fredericksburg, Texas. In the center of the mountain is a cross and in the background fields and the town can be seen.
[Photograph of Balanced Rock]
Photograph of Balanced Rock, a landmark perched atop of Bear Mountain. On the back is written "Picture by Art Kowert" and a stamp for Keller's Studio.
[Photograph of an Aerial View of a Fredericksburg, TX]
Photograph of an aerial view the main street in Fredericksburg, Texas. In the middle of the photograph is Nimitz Hotel. Gas stations are across the street from it.
[Photograph of a Group on Horseback]
Photograph of a group on horseback. They are riding in a flat, empty space with trees in the background. Many of the people are wearing hats and there are a variety of horses.
[Photograph of an Aerial View of a Fredericksburg, TX]
Photograph of an aerial view of Fredericksburg, Texas. The view captures many buildings, roads, and the landscape beyond the town.
[Photograph of the Pioneer Museum Buildings]
Photograph of the Pioneer Museum Buildings. The photograph is a side view of the buildings. There is a stone fence by the front building. A sign is behind the fence that says "Pioneer Museum." Another sign is by the front building that lists the hours for the souvenir shop.
[Photograph of a Hay Baler]
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.
[Photograph of the Well at the Pioneer Museum]
Photograph of the well at the Pioneer Museum. The well is made of wood and has a hanging ornament. There is stone around its base. On the back is a stamp for Keller's Studio.
[Photograph of a Model of the Nimitz Hotel]
Photograph of a model of the Nimitz Hotel. It is a front view of the model at an angle that captures one of the sides of the model. The information plate can be seen, but cannot be read.
[Photograph of a Kitchen]
Photograph of a kitchen. There are various pots, pants, and kitchen utensils on the counters. There is a table with two chairs and a cabinet in the corner of the room. On the back is a stamp for Keller's Studio.
[Photograph of the Pioneer Museum]
Photograph of Pioneer Museum. The front building shown in the photograph is a small, one-story and the sign for the museum is by the sidewalk to the right of the house. On the back is a stamp for Keller's Studio.
[Photograph of the Fredericksburg National Bank]
Photograph of the front of Fredericksburg national bank. The bank is located at the corner of a street and at the front of the building are a couple of cars. The sign on the corner points out interstates, a highway, and how far away nearby cities are. On the back of the photograph there is a stamp for Keller's Studio and a note for the current location of the bank.
[Photograph of Fredericksburg High School]
Photograph of Fredericksburg High School. It is a front view of the school and there are a couple of cars parked in front.
[Photograph of the Main Street in Fredericksburg]
Photograph of the main street in Fredericksburg. On the left side of the street is an Enco gas station and across from it, a sign for a Texaco station can be seen. Hotel Nimitz is on the right side of the street. On the back is a stamp for Keller's Studio.
[Photograph of Gillespie County Court House]
Photograph of the Gillespie County Court House. Shrubs line the walls outside and a flag flies at the top of the building. The building is two stories and on the back of the photograph, there is a stamp for Keller's Studio.
[Photograph of a Methodist Church]
Photograph of a Methodist Church. It is a white building with arched windows along the side and two doors and columns along the front. There is a cross on top. "First Methodist Church" appears above the columns. Mrs. McBride's name is written on the back.
[Postcard of the Court House in Fredericksburg, Texas]
Postcard of the court house in Fredericksburg, Texas. According to accompanying information, this is the second court house. It is a large brick and stone building, and there is a windmill and a water tower to the left of it.
[Portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Henry S. W. Basse]
Portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Henry S. W. Basse. He is sitting with his arm around his wife's shoulders. He is wearing a jacket over his suit and tie. She is dress with a ruffled-collar and a coat with lace designs. Henry Basse was the first protestant pastor in Fredericksburg and aided in the construction of Vereins-Kirche.
[Photograph of the First Methodist Church]
Photograph of the First United Methodist Church. The photograph appears to have been taken during a service. The preacher is standing at the pulpit, and the choir is standing behind him. There are people sitting in the pews, and a woman is sitting at the piano to the left. According to accompanying information, the picture was taken in 1945, before the church was remodeled and an organ was added, and the minister was Reverend W. O. Schulze. Dr. Lester Keyser is standing on the left of the front row of the choir, and Herman Hahn, the choir director, is next to him.
[Portrait of Estella Kettner]
Black and white copy photograph of a young smiling woman named Estella Kettner. She has a short hairstyle and is wearing a dress and a necklace. One of her hands is curled up near her chin.
[Photograph of Harry Tredul]
Copy print of a photograph of Harry Tredul standing next to a wall. He is wearing a suit and tie, and he appears to be on a bridge. According to the back, Tredul was a gas station operator in Fredericksburg from 1944 to 1957[?]. It has been reprinted on Kodak photo paper.
[Photograph of the O. D. H. S. Archway in Fredericksburg]
Photograph of the O. D. H. S. decorative archway in Fredericksburg. The archway has a man on top and the letters O D H S on it, and it is covered in garland and lights. The following is printed in white at the bottom: "21. TE. Gross Loge. O. D. H. S. Fredericksburg, Texas. April. 14, 15, 16, 1924." The following stamp appears on the back: "Welgehausen's Kodak Finishing, Enlarging Fredericksburg, Tex."
[Photograph of Joe Kaiser Playing Baseball]
Copy print of a photograph of Joe Kaiser playing baseball. He is wearing a baseball uniform and cap with the letters FW on it, and he is in the middle of pitching. There is another player standing in the background to the right. Joe's name and the year, ca. 1959, are written on the back.
[Photograph of the Wedding of Bill Ayres and Wini Sue McBride]
Photograph of a wedding in the First United Methodist Church of Fredericksburg, Texas. According to accompanying information, it is the wedding of Bill Ayres and Wini Sue McBride on June 18, 1949, and two ministers officiated, Reverend C. A. Greenwaldt, the incoming minister, and Reverend W. O. Schulze, the outgoing minister. The Kilman Studio stamp is on the back. The couple is walking down the aisle. The wedding party is still at the front of the sanctuary, and there are guests seated in the pews on either side. The bride is wearing a wedding dress with a hat and veil, and the groom is wearing a white tuxedo jacket with black pants.
[Portrait of Fredericksburg Graded School Students and Teachers]
Portrait of the students and teachers of the Fredericksburg Graded School. There is a large group of students of various ages gathered in front of the school building with four teachers. Two of the students are holding signs that say "Fredericksbg Graded School." The school is a two-story stone building with a small balcony on the second floor. The photograph is matted.
[Photograph of the A. L. Patton Building in Fredericksburg, TX]
Photograph of the A. L. Patton building in Fredericksburg, Texas. The view of the building is from its side and is obscured partially by a tree. The building has two floors and the second has windows on the side and front. The words "A. L. Patton" can be read on the top of the building. To the left of it is a wind generator. On its right is a fence and part of another building can be seen.
[Photograph of Trees and Rocks]
Photograph of trees and rocks. In the center are two trees, one behind the other. Around the trees are small rocks stretching into the background of the photograph. The front half of the photograph has a branch on the ground and no rocks or trees. The Fox Company's stamp is on the back of the photograph and says "Guaranteed for Life, Sep 1929, This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Co., San Antonio, Texas, Copyrighted 1927 by Carl D. Newton." The stamp has a fox, and has the date, city the company is located, and the person who holds the copyright.
[Two Men Standing on Top of a Large Rock]
Photograph of two men standing on top of a large rock. The rock is in front of a fringe of trees. In front of it are a variety of plants and other, smaller rocks. The men are wearing long-sleeved, white shirts and pants. The Fox Company's stamp is on the back of the photograph and says "Guaranteed for Life, Sep 1929, This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Co., San Antonio, Texas, Copyrighted 1927 by Carl D. Newton."
[Photograph of a Boy, two Men, and a Woman]
Negative of a boy, two men, and a woman standing together outside. The boy is wearing a long-sleeved, white shirt with overalls and is standing with his hands behind his back. Beside him is a young man wearing a similar shirt and dark pants and is holding his hat by his side. The woman is standing to his right and is wearing a dark dress with a necklace and a hat. The older man is wearing a white, long-sleeved shirt with dark pants and is holding his hat at his side.
[Photograph of Two Men Standing on Balanced Rock]
Photograph of two men standing on Balanced Rock, a landmark located on Bear Mountain. The two men are wearing long-sleeved shirts and dark pants and are holding their hats at their sides. The rock is situated amongst other, smaller ones. 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."
[Photograph of a Boy, two Men, and a Woman]
Photograph of a boy, two men, and a woman standing together outside. The boy is wearing a long-sleeved, white shirt with overalls and is standing with his hands behind his back. Beside him is a young man wearing a similar shirt and dark pants and is holding his hat by his side. The woman is standing to his right and is wearing a dark dress with a necklace and a hat. The older man is wearing a white, long-sleeved shirt with dark pants and is holding his hat at his side. The Fox Company's stamp is on the back of the photograph and says "Guaranteed for Life, Sep 1929 This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Co., San Antonio, Texas, Copyrighted 1927 by Carl D. Newton."
[Photograph of a Building with Columns by a Lake]
Photograph of building with columns by a lake. The building has columns all along its front and has stairs leading to the lake. On the stairs are decorative lion statues. Behind and to the sides of the building are trees. On the bank of the lake is grass. On the back of the photograph is German script.
[Postcard from Fred to Mrs. Gus Jentsch, July 21, 1915]
Postcard from Fred to his sister Mrs. Gus Jentsch. The correspondence is written in German. On the front is a photograph of a brick building on a corner of a street. The building is two floors and houses the Little Red Onion Cafe and the Sanitex Clothes Shop. The clothes shop has a few stairs leading up to its door. Part of the shops can be seen through the front windows. The sidewalk in front of the stores is lined with trees.
[Photograph of a Man Sitting on a Rope Tied to a Tree]
Negative of a man sitting on a rope tied to a tree. He is sitting several feet off the ground with one hand on a tree branch and the other holding the rope. He is wearing overalls, a long-sleeved shirt, and boots. A hat is resting on a branch in the tree. Behind this tree, another can be partially seen and bushes are in the background.
[Photograph of a Courthouse in Fredericksburg, TX]
Photograph of a courthouse in Fredericksburg, Texas. The courthouse is two stories, made of stone, and has tall windows. Over the entrance is an overhang with columns holding it up. In front of it is a lift. One side of the building has tall scaffolding in front of it. By the scaffolding is a tree.
[Photograph of Ana Jentsch]
Photograph of Ana Jentsch standing outside of an unidentified building. She is wearing a dress with plaid accents on the collar, waist, pockets, and sleeves. Her name is written on the back, and it is dated 1920.
[Photograph of Three Men at a Granite Quarry on Bear Mountain]
Photograph of three men at a granite quarry on Bear Mountain. The back of the photograph identifies the first two men as Gustav and Carl Jentsch. The Third man is not identified. Gustav is wearing work cloths while the other two men are wearing suits. The stamp on the back says "Finished by F. C. Hoffmann, New Braunfels, Texas."