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[Photograph of a Man Standing on Balanced Rock]

Description: Negative of a man standing on Balanced Rock, a landmark on Bear Mountain. Balanced Rock is a large boulder with a smaller base than top. It is situated on a sloping incline. The man is standing near the right edge of the rock and is wearing a long-sleeved, white shirt and dark pants.
Date: July 1929

[Photograph of a Man Standing on Balanced Rock]

Description: Photograph of a man standing on Balanced Rock, a landmark on Bear Mountain. Balanced Rock is a large boulder with a smaller base than top. It is situated on a sloping incline. The man is standing near the right edge of the rock and is wearing a long-sleeved, white shirt and dark pants. The Fox Company's stamp is on the back of the photograph and says "Guaranteed for Life, July 1929, This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Co., San Antonio, Texas, Copyrighted 1927 by Carl D. Newton.".
Date: July 1929

[Photograph of a Man Standing Outside]

Description: Photograph of a man standing outside. He is wearing a newsboy cap, dark-colored jacket over a matching vest and pants. Behind him is a wooden house and a tree is to the side of the building. This is a negative.
Date: 1928

[Photograph of a Primates at the Zoo]

Description: Photograph of three primates at an enclosure in the zoo. The enclosure is made of stones that form steps and has a couple of caves. This is a negative.
Date: 1928

[Photograph of a Woman by an Automobile]

Description: Photograph of a woman standing by an automobile. She is wearing a knee-length dress and the countryside in the background is covered in trees and shrubs.
Date: 1928

[Photograph of a Woman in a Veil]

Description: Photograph of a woman in a veil. She is wearing a knee-length dress, a beaded veil, and appears to be holding a necklace in her hand. This is a negative.
Date: 1928

[Photograph of a Woman Outside]

Description: Photograph of a woman outside. The woman is wearing a dark-colored dress with light trimmings and dress shoes. In the background are trees and a small hill. This is a negative.
Date: 1928

[Photograph of Ana Jentsch]

Description: 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.
Date: 1920

[Photograph of Emil Jentsch]

Description: Photograph of Emil Jentsch standing outside, wearing a dark striped suit. He is standing in front of a tree and an unidentified building. His name and the date, 1920, are written on the back.
Date: 1920

[Photograph of Emil Jentsch]

Description: Photograph of Emil Jentsch standing outside, wearing a dark striped suit. He is standing in front of a tree and an unidentified building. His name and the date, 1920, are written on the back.
Date: 1920

[Photograph of Seventeen High School Seniors]

Description: Seventeen high school seniors standing and kneeling in the snow. All are wearing hats and coats, and some of the boys are holding snowballs and engaging in a snowball fight. All of girls wear skirts and dark leggings beneath their coats; and all of the boys wear neckties. Back of the photo is inscribed, "Seniors of '24. January - snow below campus". Numbers have been written on the image to identify each individual. Corresponding numbers and names are inscribed on the back as follows: 1. Alice Braeutigam; 2. Bertha Horlen (?); 3. Julia Knopp; 4. Edgar Kordiz; 5. Anita Winkle; 6. Theo Heyland; 7. Kurt Welgehausen; 8. William Petmecky; 9. Winton Scott; 10. Henry Rheinbach; 11. Harvey Streigler; 12. Enoch St. Clair; 13. Nolan Brown; 14. Eugene Jung; 15. Fred Oehler; 16. Herbert Merz; 17. Wesley Kuenemann. Also on the back of the photo is the processer's stamp which reads as follows: "Welgehausen's Fredericksburg, Tex. Kodak Finishing, Enlarging"
Date: January 1924

[Photograph of the O. D. H. S. Archway in Fredericksburg]

Description: 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."
Date: April 1924

[Photograph of Three Men Standing on a Hill]

Description: Photograph of three men standing on a boulder on a cliff. One of the men is waving his arms toward the camera while the other two stand beside him. 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, Trade mark protected."
Date: September 1929

[Photograph of Trees and Rocks]

Description: 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.
Date: September 1929

[Photograph of Two Boys Outside]

Description: Photograph of a two boys standing outside. The younger is holding a toy and the older has a spoon with food on it. They are both wearing brimmed hats, button-up shirts, and slacks. This is a negative.
Date: 1928

[Photograph of Two Elephants]

Description: Photograph of two elephants at the zoo. There are two keepers, one by an elephant, and another is on a stand in the enclosure. This is a negative.
Date: 1928

[Photograph of Two Men on Top of a Hill]

Description: Photograph of two men standing on top of a hill and waving their hats. The hillside is covered in vegetation and rocks. 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."
Date: September 1929