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Farmers Cotton Gin

Description: Photograph of large gin building. Baling equipment and three men are in the front of loading dock. Several men are standing on the loading dock. A water tower can be seen on the right side of the building and a windmill is visible in the background.
Date: [1911]
Creator: A. F. Manak

Alec Ormand

Description: Photograph of Mr Alec Ormand on the night of the Butler's dance. Mr. Ormand appears to be quite young. He is wearing a three piece suit, white shirt and tie and a watch fob. In his left hand, he holds a thin cane or walking stick. His a felt hat is hanging from a fence post to his left. His right fist rests on his hip with his elbow cocked. This appears to be a posed photograph by a professional photographer. At the bottom of the photo are the words "Barr B San Antonio Texas", which may be the photographer's logo. His hair is dark and slicked back and he looks quite dapper.
Date: December 1, 1892
Creator: Barr Photographs

Seniors '31

Description: First prize winner in the Wilson Countyfair of 1931. Louise Steeltje is on the left of the fire escape. Eleven young ladies dressed in formal dressed and bonnets riding on a prade float in one of the early Peanut Festival parades.
Date: unknown
Creator: C.L. Stenle of San Antonio, TX

Ed Dewees

Description: Studio portrait of Ed Dewees, son of Thomas Dewees. Ed Dewees appears to be a teeanager. He is sitting on a large, imitation stone, leaning on his left elbow on another imitation stone. In his right hand, he holds a narrow cane. He is wearing a dark suit and white shirt with perhaps a white tie. His hair is rather long on top and very curly and dark. He is wearing dark boots and his hat is on the ground by his right foot. His legs are crossed. The photographer's back drape shows a tree to the left of the photo. The photographer's name and information is at the bottom: Callaway, San Antonio, Texas
Date: unknown
Creator: Callaway Photographers

Mary Bell King

Description: Portrait of Mary Bell King as a young child. Her blonde curls are styled is a short and stylish fashion. Her baby smile is sweet and endearing she is wearing a white lacy dress. She is posed with her ankles crossed and is wearing black patent leather shoes.
Date: unknown
Creator: Crandal of Floresville

Ed Swift

Description: Photograph of Mr. Ed Smith by professional photographer Crandal of Floresville, Texas. Mr. Swift looks straight into the camera with a serious expression. He is wearing a suit jacket with a pin in his lapel. His shirt is white and he wears a dark tie.
Date: unknown
Creator: Crandal professional photographer of Floresville, Wilson County, Texas

House on First Street

Description: Photograph of frame house with circular porch extend from the front of the house to the right side. A man is sitting on the steps of the porch and a woman is walking on the right side of the house. Outbuildings are to the rear of the house.
Date: unknown
Creator: Crandel's of Floresville

Mrs. W. B. Toone

Description: Mrs. W. B. Toone poses for a professional photograph studio. She is wear of beautifully embroidered gown that is dark in color with butterfly design stitching,
Date: unknown
Creator: E. Miculka, Floresville, TX

Survivors of Captain J. H. Callihan Rangers

Description: Individuals photgraphed include on the first row left to right is D. C. Burleson, Dave Wattin, and Simple Tom. In the second row from left to right is Bill Pitts, John Campbell and John Samson. The three gentlemen in the first row are dressed in dark suites with white shirts and bow ties. The three men in the second row also have white shirts by long ties. All six men have white ribbons pinned to their right lapels.
Date: unknown
Creator: Fox Studio, San Antonio, TX

"C" Street, Floresville, TX

Description: Photo of the busy downtown street in Floresville, Texas. The photo was taken at the corners of Third and what is today "C" streets. The business in the near right is the First National Bank next door to the Bakery. Noteworthy in this photo is the electric or telephone pole that is outside the bank.
Date: unknown
Creator: G. KruPe Co. Milwakee

[Barker-Huebinger House]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of the Barker-Huebinger House in Wilson County, Texas. Trees, a Texas Historical Commission plaque, a wrought iron fence, and two flags on a pole are visible in front of the building.
Date: unknown
Creator: Grammer, Shirley