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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
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial 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.
Item Type: Map
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
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

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.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University 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
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[25-Cent Merchandise Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and says, "Good for 25 [cents] in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Siegmund & Quitta, Hallettsville, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[50-Cent Merchandise Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and says, "Good for 50 [cents] in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Siegmund & Quitta, Hallettsville, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[5-Cent Trade Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored, shaped like a 4-petaled flower, and says, "Good for 5 [cents] in Trade" on one side; on the other it has the text: "B. E. Camp, K.C. Bldg., Yoakum, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[$1.00 Merchandise Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and says, "Good for $1.00 in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Siegmund & Quitta, Hallettsville, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Boethel School

Description: Portrait of students attending Boethel School in 1907. There are four rows of male and female students posing outside of the school building. In the background, there is an American flag. There are handwritten notes on the back listing names of the individuals. First Row: Victor Treptow, Johnnie Boethel, Edward Ander, Alfred Treptow, Carl Elstner, Ewald ---, --- Boethel, --- Boethel, --- Prilop, Charles ---, Bruno Fahney, ---, Charles Goedrich, James Overgoner; Second Row: --- Arndt, Hulda Voelkel, Josephin Raymond, Lizette Prilop, Mary Kelner, Elsie Spies, Laura Overgonner, Gertrude Elstner, Elvia ---; Third Row: Emilie Staroyoke, --- Kelnar, --- Tobola, Lonie Voelkel, Julie Tobola, Mary Olsovosky, --- Olsovsky, Rosie Goederick, Louise Kelnar, Mata Boethel, Paula Spies, Unknown, --- Elstner, Emilie Kelner, Hilda Raymond, Elsie Voelkel, Selma Boethel; Fourth Row: Matilda Heinsohn, --- Janich, Otto Boethel, Frank Olsovsky, Adolf Goedrich, Herbert Schroeder, Alfred Boethel, William Elstner.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Komensky School

Description: Portrait of students attending Komensky School. There are six rows of male and female students standing outside in front of trees. In the foreground is a barbed wire fence.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Honey Creek School

Description: Portrait of eight male and female students standing in front of Honey Creek School. The students are posing outside in front of the door to the building. A sign above the door reads, "Honey Creek School Dist. 26 A." Behind the students is an American flag being held up.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Sacred Heart Academy

Description: Photograph of Sacred Heart Academy. The building is three stories tall and has trees surrounding it on all sides. In the foreground is a road that has a wooden fence on both sides. There are three windows on each level of the house facing the road.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

Description: Postcard of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. The church is constructed of brick and has a bell tower. In the foreground are two horses pulling wooden wagons and men and women are standing outside. On the bottom of the postcard, "Catholic Church, Hallettsville, Texas. 2206" is written. There is handwriting on the back that says, "Dear Tina, Will drop you this card to tell you know that I'll be there this evening if it don't rain any more. I tell you we sure did have a big rain here. So I'll come if I [unreadable] can get off. Yours, Albert M." Accompanying information lists the street address as 313 S. Texana St., Hallettsville, Texas and gives background information on the history of the church.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Lavaca County Teachers

Description: Portrait of Lavaca County teachers posed in front of the Lavaca County Courthouse.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Andrews Chapel School

Description: Portrait of students who attended Andrews Chapel School. There are three rows of male and female students posing outside in front of the school. The school is a wooden structure with windows on both sides and is situated in between trees. A fence is visible behind the students.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Former Menger Teachers at 35th Anniversary

Description: Portrait of former Menger School teachers. There are two rows of men and women posed in front of an unnamed building. Accompanying information lists names of the individuals. "Seated L-R: M. Albert, Vera Kasper, Alice Remm, Unknown, Ella Nueman, H. Liebhafsky, F. Berckanhoff; Standing: A. Ward, Otto Fisseler, Unknown, Chas. Fertsch."
Date: unknown
Creator: Krchnak
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Live Oak School

Description: Portrait of Live Oak School. The building has windows on both sides of the entrance and is made of brick. In the foreground is a dirt road.
Date: unknown
Creator: Studer Photo
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Former Menger School Trustees at 35th Anniversary

Description: Portrait of former Menger School Trustees. There are two rows of men sitting in front of an unnamed building. Accompanying information lists the names of the men. "Seated L-R: H. Tietjen, John Wagner, H. Remmers, Chas. Menger, ---Jaehne; Standing: Wm. Stock, Ad. Brunkenhoefer, R. Dreyer, O. Zimmerman, E. Harbers, Hy. Kuck, Chas. Malina, Otto Glatzert."
Date: unknown
Creator: Krchnak
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Hotel Eckels [later New Park Hotel]

Description: Photograph of the the street side view of Hotel Eckels. A horse drawn carriage with "Hotel Eckels" painted on the side is to the left of the building. A horse pulling a wagon with three men sitting in it is in the front of the building. The hotel is made of brick and is three stories tall.
Date: unknown
Creator: Saccar
Item Type: Photograph
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 arched main entrance. Two smaller buildings are on either side of the Opera House and seven men are standing outside on the street.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Birdseye View of Hallettsville, Texas

Description: Aerial photograph of Hallettsville, Texas. Visible in the photograph is the Grant Lumber Building, Fink Hotel, Airdome, and the New Era Printing building. In the background are family homes and fields.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library