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[Photograph of a Building with Columns by a Lake]

Description: Photograph of building with columns by a lake. The building has columns all along its front and has stairs leading to the lake. On the stairs are decorative lion statues. Behind and to the sides of the building are trees. On the bank of the lake is grass. On the back of the photograph is German script.
Date: unknown
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of a Building in Fredericksburg]

Description: Negative of a building in Fredericksburg, Texas. The building is two stories and made out of stone and wood. There is a sign attached to the bottom of the balcony that is written in German. There is another sign on a pole by the edge of the photograph that can only be partially seen.
Date: unknown
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of Das Peach Haus]

Description: Negative of Das Peach Haus in Fredericksburg, Texas. It is a wooden building with a wooden fence around it. The porch is covered, and there are hanging plants on it. There is a sign in front that says Das Peach Haus.
Date: unknown
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of Der Kiichen Laden]

Description: Negative of a business in Fredericksburg, Texas called Der Kiichen Laden. The store is in a small white wooden building with dark trim. There is an "OPEN" sign in the window. There is a sign in front that says "Gourmet Cookware Der Kiichen Laden Local Crafts." There is another unidentified business to the right with a "CLOSED" sign in the window.
Date: unknown
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of Der Kiichen Laden]

Description: Negative of a store in Fredericksburg, Texas called Der Kiichen Laden. It is a white wooden building with dark trim. There is a sign in front that says "Gourmet Cookware Der Kiichen Laden Local Crafts. The sign on the left side of the building appears to say "mastercrafts," and there is a sign to the left that says "Klier Sheet Metal Customer Parking Only." There is another unidentified building to the right.
Date: unknown
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Postcard from Fred to Mrs. Gus Jentsch, July 21, 1915]

Description: Postcard from Fred to his sister Mrs. Gus Jentsch. The correspondence is written in German. On the front is a photograph of a brick building on a corner of a street. The building is two floors and houses the Little Red Onion Cafe and the Sanitex Clothes Shop. The clothes shop has a few stairs leading up to its door. Part of the shops can be seen through the front windows. The sidewalk in front of the stores is lined with trees.
Date: July 21, 1915
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of Fredericksburg Businesses]

Description: Negative of several businesses in the same building in Fredericksburg, Texas. This is a stone building with a tin roof and covered porch. There are signs for four businesses along the front of the building, The Wood Pile, Biergarten, Alt's Antiques, and Millers Mini-shop, and there is another sign that says "Altdorf." The large sign in front, to the left, says "Altdorf" at the top and lists the names of the businesses underneath. There is another business to the right with a sign that says "Printing Press Instant Printing." The top of a church can be seen in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of Fredericksburg Businesses]

Description: Negative of several businesses in the same building in Fredericksburg, Texas. This is a stone building with a tin roof and covered porch. There are signs for four businesses along the front of the building, The Wood Pile, Biergarten, Alt's Antiques, and Millers Mini-shop, and there is another sign that says "Altdorf." The large sign in front, to the left, says "Altdorf" at the top and lists the names of the businesses underneath. There is another business to the right with a sign that says "Printing Press Instant Printing." The top of a church can be seen in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

Die Tochter Tehuan's: oder Texas im vorigen Jahrhundert.

Description: This German text is a work of fiction that paints a historical picture of life in Spanish Texas. The protagonist is a young Spanish immigrant, Don Hesu Navarro, who befriends Tehuan and his family. The action is centered around the San Jose Mission in San Antonio.
Date: 1866
Creator: Hoermann, Alto S. (Alto Sebastian), 1829-1867
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Die Vereinigten Staaten von Nordamerika: mit besonderer Rücksicht auf deutsche Auswanderung dahin

Description: This German text is a contemporary history and description of the United States of America based on the author's first hand observations, written as a guide for German emigrants. According to the bookseller's note: "This book contains information about German travelers in the state of Texas. It includes discussions on the physical aspects of the land, natural products, Indians, the West, social life and customs throughout the state, as well as information about education, schools, and other stories."
Date: 1853
Creator: Menzel, Gottfried, 1798-
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Die Auswanderer nach Texas. [Part 3]

Description: This German text is the third of a three-part historical novel about German emigration to Texas. Through the novel's fictional characters, the author portrays a romantic version of German emigration to the United States, particularly Texas. Set in the mid- to late-1830s, the novel discusses the history of Texas from Spanish rule up to its time as an independent republic.
Date: 1841
Creator: Belani, H. E. R.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Die Auswanderer nach Texas. [Part 1]

Description: This German text is the first of a three-part historical novel about German emigration to Texas. Through the novel's fictional characters, the author portrays a romantic version of German emigration to the United States, particularly Texas. Set in the mid- to late-1830s, the novel discusses the history of Texas from Spanish rule up to its time as an independent republic.
Date: 1841
Creator: Belani, H. E. R.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Texas: mit besonderer Rücksicht auf deutsche Auswanderung und die physischen Verhältnisse des Landes nach eigener Beobachtung geschildert

Description: This German text is an account of the author's travels in Texas from December, 1845 to April, 1847. The book describes Texas primarily from a natural history perspective, although the author recounts all aspects of his travels including interactions with Native Americans. According to the author, the book was written with German emigrants in mind.
Date: 1849
Creator: Roemer, Ferdinand, 1818-1891
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Die Auswanderer nach Texas. [Part 2]

Description: This German text is the second of a three-part historical novel about German emigration to Texas. Through the novel's fictional characters, the author portrays a romantic version of German emigration to the United States, particularly Texas. Set in the mid- to late-1830s, the novel discusses the history of Texas from Spanish rule up to its time as an independent republic.
Date: 1841
Creator: Belani, H. E. R.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of Das Peach Haus]

Description: Negative of Das Peach Haus in Fredericksburg, Texas. It is a wooden building with signs hanging from the porch that say Apples, Sausage, and Honey. The name of the store is at the top of the building. There are two open doors, and pumpkins sitting outside on the porch. Two wooden paths lead up to the entrance.
Date: unknown
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

Verbands-Bote.

Description: This is a bound volume of newspapers published primarily in German, although there is significant English-language content as well. The publication was the official newsletter of the Katholischen Staats-Verbands (Catholic State Association of Texas) and contains many articles about association business and events, editorials, and letters to the editor. The publication contains information about the association's history and bylaws as well as yearly listings of association officers.
Date: 1919
Creator: Catholic Staats-Verband of Texas.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Nebengesetze der unentwegt Loge No. 160

Description: This short pamphlet constitutes the bylaws of the O. D. H. S. steadfast lodge number 160, a chapter of the Order of the Sons of Hermann which was devoted to the preservation of German heritage and culture. The document describes rules for calling meetings, intake of new members, collecting membership dues, electing officers, attendance at member funerals, and making changes to the bylaws. The last page lists the officers of the lodge at the time the bylaws were approved.
Date: 1890~
Creator: O. D. H. S.
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society