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[Vereins Kirche]

Description: Black and white photograph of a polygonal structure known as the Vereins Kirche, which translates to Society Church. It has a polygonal tower with windows on each of the three facades that are visible in the picture. The roof is covered in shingles. An angular, stone monument is directly in front of the building. Mostly rectangular in shape, the monument has the bust of an unidentified man at its center. A small door can be seen behind the monument; a little sign that says "IN MEMORIAL" is directly above the door.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Wanda Penniger Seated Next to a Christmas Tree]

Description: Black and white photograph of a young girl, identified as Wanda Penniger, seated very primly next to a decorated Christmas tree. The scene is set in a room that is heavily detailed and decorated. The Christmas tree is elevated on a two-tiered fabric-covered platform, at the bottom of which are several nativity scene figurines. Wanda is wearing a modest, long-length plaid gown with long-sleeves. The photograph has been set on a mat that has a fancy filigree-patterned border.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Weber Sunday House at Gillespie County's Pioneer Museum]

Description: Black and white photograph of the Weber Sunday House at the Gillespie County Historical Society's Pioneer Museum. The house is a small building with two windows in front and a door in between those two windows. The covered porch has an awning that has a roof made of corrugated material. Four posts support the awning. A mailbox is in the front left of the building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Weber Sunday House at Gillespie County's Pioneer Museum]

Description: Black and white photograph of a small house known as the Weber Sunday House, which is a part of the Gillespie County Historical Society's Pioneer Museum. It has wooden paneling and is very spare in its design. The front of the house includes a porch covered by an awning that is supported by four posts. There are two windows on either side of the front door. A simple mailbox is in front amidst a few shrubs. The wooden siding of a partially visible building is directly to the right of the Weber Sunday house.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Wedding Portrait of Ana Jentsch and Alfred Kirchoff]

Description: Wedding portrait of Ana Jentsch and Alfred Kirchoff. The couple is standing side-by-side. Ana is wearing a long-sleeved, white dress that goes below her knees and a long veil. She is holding a bouquet of flowers. Alfred is wearing a tuxedo with a flower on the collar. The photograph is in holder that can be folded in thirds.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Wedding Portrait of August Kothmann and Lena Gammenthaler]

Description: Wedding portrait of August Kothmann and Lena Gammenthaler. Lena is wearing a wedding dress and long veil, and she is holding a bouquet. August is wearing a tuxedo, gloves, and a boutonniere, and his hand is on a book on the table next to him. The photograph is matted, and "H. Heyland Fredericksburg, Texas" is printed at the bottom. The couple's names are written on the back.
Date: unknown
Creator: H. Heyland
Item Type: Photograph

[Wedding Portrait of Gustav and Verena Jentsch]

Description: Wedding portrait of Gustav and Verena Jentsch. The bride is not wearing a white wedding dress, but she is wearing a long veil. The groom is wearing a suit and holding a book. The couple is standing with a table to their right. The photograph is matted, and "H. Heyland, Fredericksburg, Texas" is printed at the bottom. The names are written on the back.
Date: unknown
Creator: Heyland, H.
Item Type: Photograph

[The Zincke Family Home]

Description: Black and white copy photograph of a Victorian-style house belonging to the Zincke family. Its architecture is characteristic of its style; it features a large, covered porch and a polygonal tower. The front lawn has a few shrubs and trees. An indiscernible cluster is at the center of the lawn.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph