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Lavaca County Courthouse

Description: Photograph of Lavaca County Courthouse. The stone building is four-stories tall and has a clock tower. Stairs lead up to the main arched entryway. To the left of the main entrance is a tree.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Improvement in Picket-Fences

Description: Patent for improvement for Picket Fences, Patent No. 143632 dated October 14, 1873. The improved picket fences composed of zig zag settings with their upper ends brought in line and are connected and supported by wires and posts.
Date: October 6, 1874
Creator: McGinty, Robert H
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lavaca Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Lavaca County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, old county boundaries, cities, towns, roads, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1914
Creator: Pressler, C. W. & Bramlette, H. M.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of Lavaca County.

Description: Survey map of Lavaca County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes towns, roads, rivers, and creeks. No scale information given.
Date: October 1853
Creator: Pressler, Charles W.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Map of Lavaca County]

Description: Map of Lavaca County, Texas, showing showing towns, rivers, creeks, and blocks of land. Map includes a legend corresponding to the owners of the blocks of land in the lower-right corner.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Photograph of a Float]

Description: Photograph of a float being pulled by horses. The float is covered in flowers. There are women and children in costume and a man driving the horses. The float is parked in front of a Hardware store, and there are people on the sidewalk watching. There is a note on the back addressed to Rossie that says "Please give this to Mama and tell them I say for them to write. How are all, Amelia."
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Traveling Studio of H. J. Braunig

Description: Photograph of H. J. Braunig's traveling photography studio. There are two wagons in a field loaded with equipment pulled by horses or mules. One of the men driving a wagon is drinking from a bottle. On the back it says "The wagons contained the tents, poles and photographic equipment used as he traveled to various towns for 3 to 6 week stands. In 1882 Mr. Braunig opened a Photographic Studio in Hallettsville in partnership with P. Fey. Mr. Braunig is the father of Lillie Ahrens one of Sacred Heart Parish's oldest parishoners [sic] in this Centennial year."
Date: unknown
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Three Men and a Dog

Description: Postcard of three men and a dog. According to the accompanying information, the men are (left to right) J. Sommerlatte, and unknown man, and Gus Lorke. The names are also written on the back.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of Three Men]

Description: Postcard of three men. According to accompanying information, the men are (from left to right) Charles Roeber, Tom Reece, and Jim Mikulenka. These names are also written on the back along with some other names. All three men are wearing hats, and Charles has a gun in his waistband.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Lavaca County Courthouse

Description: Portrait of Lavaca County Courthouse. The stone building is four-stories tall and has a clock tower. Steps lead up to the main arched entryway. To the left and right of the building are trees.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Lavaca County Courthouse

Description: Photograph of Lavaca County Courthouse. The stone building is four-stories high and a clock tower. Horse-drawn wagons and carriages are in front of the building on the dirt road. Trees and telephone wires are in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Lavaca County Courthouse

Description: Photograph of Lavaca County Courthouse. The stone building is four-stories high and has a clock tower. A wooden fence surrounds the front of the courthouse. Telephone wires are in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Lavaca County Courthouse

Description: Photograph of Lavaca County Courthouse. The Courthouse is a four-story stone building with a clock tower. Four men are sitting and standing on the front steps. In front of the main entrance are horse-drawn wagons.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Birdseye View of Hallettsville, Texas

Description: Aerial view of Hallettsville, Texas taken from the top of Sacred Heart Catholic Church looking northwest. Visible buildings include the Livery stables, Neuhaus Building, Elstner's Hall, and the Appelt Building. In the background are fields on the outskirts of town.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Idle Hour Club

Description: Photograph of Idle Hour Club. The building is two stories tall. Four cars are parked on the dirt road around the building. In the foreground are telephone poles and a street light. Accompanying information lists the location on the corner of E. Second St. and N. Texana.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

John [Rothsmitt] Meat Market

Description: Photograph of John Rothsmitt Meat Market. The market is in a one-story building. There is a wooden awning in front of the store. Men, women, and children are standing outside of the store along with a horse-drawn wagon.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Opera House

Description: Postcard of the Opera House in Hallettsville, Texas. The building is three stories high and stairs lead up to the main entrance. There are smaller buildings on either side of the Opera House and to the right is a tree. Men are standing outside on the sidewalk in front of the building.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library