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[Dinner Bell]

Description: Postcard of a dinner bell in a field. There is a field of trees in the background. The text on the back reads, "How about answering the dinner bell on Prude Ranch". There is a stamp affixed to the back of the postcard and it was mailed July 25, 1938.
Date: 1938~
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Gravestone of Elizabeth Schnerr]

Description: Photograph of a gravestone that has a sculpture of an angel leaning at the top and text that reads, "Elizabeth Emma Schnerr Geb. Schneider Geb. Feb. 8, 1827 Gest. Oct. 26, 1903." Handwritten text on the back of the photo reads, "Angel supposedly sculpted by Elisabet Ney, Fredericksburg Cemetery".
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Portrait of Benno Goldbeck]

Description: Photograph of Benno Goldbeck, who is sitting and wearing a suit. The text on the back reads, "Benno Goldbeck born 19th January 1856 taken 1st of May 1895. to his friend Max Lungkwitz". He was the son of Theodor Georg Ludwig Goldbeck and Bianca Nohl.
Date: May 1, 1895
Creator: Hillyer, H. B.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Group Portrait of National Teacher's Association at Mount Vernon]

Description: Photograph of a large group of people in Washington D.C. for the National Teacher's Association meeting, including Jacob Bickler (fourth row center), posing outside Mount Vernon. Other people are standing near the house in the background. Text below photo says, "Home of Washington, Mount Vernon, VA."
Date: 1887~/1892~
Creator: Dillon, Luke C.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Armistice Day Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of five individuals standing and one individual sitting on a parade float. One of them is barbecuing, three are dressed as soldiers with a gun, one is dressed as a nurse, and one is dressed as if he was injured. The text on the back of the photo reads, "Aug. 12, 1983 Ralph A. Bickler files probably Armistice Day Parade Nov. 11, 1918 (Ralph is not on float. Mrs. R.A.B.".
Date: November 11, 1918
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Some of the Boys in the Detachment

Description: Photograph of a group of soldiers in a tent camp. There is a line of tents behind them, and they are standing on snow. The text on the back of the photo reads, "Some of the boys in the Detachment", as well as the names of the people in the photo.
Date: 191u
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Camp Mabry Division Headquarters]

Description: Photograph of three administrative building at Camp Mabry. There is a telephone pole outside one of the buildings and there is snow on the ground. The text on the back describes what was housed in each building.
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Austin Star String Band

Description: Photographic collage of the Austin All Star String band with six images of band members. Starting from the top, the first violinist is Charles Sterzing, the cornetist is A. D. Preuss, the violist is Charles W. Ohrndorf, the cellist is Henry Bastian, the clarinetist is Charles Thiele, and the second violinist is Oscar Neumann. Text on the image also notes that the band was formed June 1, 1871 and H. A. Klotz was the teacher.
Date: [1872..1899]
Creator: Hillyer, H. B.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Man Stands by his Car]

Description: Photograph of a man (Dr. Benjamin Pettenger) standing near a car. There is a field of trees in the background. The text on the back of the photo reads, "Dr. Benjamin F. Pettenger 1951 Junction of Johnson City to Austin Highway with Johnson City to Blanco Texas Hillside in background has many _____Indians growing on it. (_____ _____ or tree of many barks.)"
Date: 1951
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Men Huddled in a Group]

Description: Photograph of a group of young men at Camp Mabry huddled around a mat, watching a game of crap. In the background is a line of tents. Text on the back reads, "A little crap game an every day sport here".
Date: 191u
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Martha Bickler After Her First Flight]

Description: Photograph of Martha Bickler after her first flight. She is getting off a plane with a man (Ralph Bickler?) standing next to her with a hat. The text on the back reads, "Taken by George Nalle on saturday morning, April 6, 1935, immediately after mama's first plane ride. Here first remark upon observing the hangar when the 'ship' returned to the airport was: "Pshaw, we are already back!" Ralph".
Date: April 6, 1935
Creator: Nalle, George
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[A View of Fredericksburg, Texas]

Description: Photographic reproduction of a landscape drawing by Hermann Lungwitz of a man looking over a landscape, with a forest between a field of cattle and a town. Note on the back reads. "Panoramic view of the City of Friederichsburg [sic] Texas presented to Texas State Archives by Ralph Bickler. Hermann Lungkwitz, grandfather (maternal) of Ralph Bickler. This was a pencil sketch made at the request of the Dresden Museum of Germany. It was made 1853-54-55 or 1856, the date is not known for sure. The museum made a litho plate (probably stone) and sent lithograph copies back to Friederichburg."
Date: 1854~
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Texas School of Military Aeronautics Portrait]

Description: Photograph of graduates of Squadron 56 of Texas School of Military Aeronautics posing in front of the north entrance to the Texas State Capitol Building. Text on back of photo reads, "All graduating squadrons photographed by North entrance to State Capitol."
Date: 1918
Creator: Jensen-Raymer
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[The Falls of Bull Creek]

Description: Photograph of the falls of Bull Creek. The text on the back of the photo reads, "The high falls near 'Slanting Rock' swimming hole in upper Bull Creek. This shows about half of the falls."
Date: July 25, 1936
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Woman in Der Stadt Friedhof Cemetery]

Description: Photograph of a woman who is standing over the grave of Elizabeth Emma Schnerr in Der Stadt Friedhof Cemetery. The text on the back of the photo reads, "Angel supposedly sculpted by Elisabet Ney, Fredericksburg Cemetery"
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[American Legion Rodeo Advertisement]

Description: Reproduction of a flyer advertising contests at an event hosted by Travis Post 76 of the American Legion at Lake Austin Ball Park. It has an illustration in the center of a young man riding a bucking bronco and a hat flying behind him. Events include "Broncho Busting" with a $25 prize and a goat-roping contest.
Date: unknown
Creator: American Legion. Department of Texas.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Texas State Genealogical Society Meeting]

Description: Photograph of three women sitting at a table, posing. The two on the left are looking at the camera, while the one on the right is not. The text on the back reads, "[Texas State Genealogical Society - Nov. 29-30, 1963 Ft. Worth, Texas]"
Date: [1963-11-29,1963-11-30]
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Landscape Painting]

Description: Photographic reproduction of a landscape painting by Herman Lungwitz of a river, with a house and a forest on one bank, and trees and rocks on the other bank. The text on the back reads, "Photo of a Lungkwitz landscape painting belonging to Hermann von Rosenberg".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Pease School Third Graders PTA Picnic

Description: Photograph of a man (Ralph Bickler) talking to a class of Pease School third graders. The text on the back reads, "I asked how many pieces of material were used by Bewick's wrens in building their nest. Notice children's expressions. Answers were from six to a million. 2300 was _______ _______. (Bullock's Oriole nest in front of me.)"
Date: May 27, 1955
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Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library