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[Unidentified Float]

Description: Photograph of a float in the Maifest. The float is covered in flowers and decorations and a large butterfly on the front, and there are children in costume riding. There are people on the sidewalk behind.
Date: 1927
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Somerville Float]

Description: Photograph of the Somerville float. The car is covered in flowers and decorations, and a man and woman are sitting inside. The woman is holding a parasol. The car is parked in front of an unidentified house.
Date: 1930~
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Unidentified Float]

Description: Photograph of a parade float. The car is covered in flowers and decorations. There are four children riding in the car and a man driving. There is another float behind, and there are two large signs in the background. On of the signs if for Fink Bros.
Date: 1930~
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Unidentified Float]

Description: Photograph of a parade float for Mai-Fest. The float is a car covered in flowers and decorations. There are at least five people inside, including two children in costume. The are lots of spectators on the sidewalk. The glass plate has been chipped at the bottom. "Mai-Fest 1926" is written in the bottom right corner.
Date: 1926
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Parade Float at Maifest]

Description: Photograph of a parade float at Maifest. Several children wearing insect costumes are posing on the back of a float. The float is decorated with flowers and fringe streamers. In the background, people are watching the float from outside of a yard. Text at the bottom of the image says "May 29, 1930" and "25."
Date: May 29, 1930
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Parade Float at Maifest]

Description: Photograph of a parade float at Maifest. Children are posing on a top tier of the float and on lowers steps. A boy and girl wearing crowns are sitting under a canopy on the top tier. The float is decorated with a large butterfly sculpture at the front, and vines on the sides. Text at the bottom of the image says "May 10, 1929" and "47."
Date: May 10, 1929
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Brenham Lumber Company Float]

Description: Photograph of the Brenham Lumber Company parade float. The float is a company truck with a trailer on the back. There is a band riding on the float, and a banner with the company name around the bottom. It is parked in front of an unidentified house. The photograph is dated May 17, 1928.
Date: May 17, 1928
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[La Grange Float]

Description: Photograph of the La Grange float in the Maifest parade in 1922. The float is a convertible car with flowers all over it and a sign that says "La Grange." A man and a woman are sitting in the car, and they are parked in front of some unknown houses. There is another car in the background.
Date: May 1922
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Eickenhors "636" Float]

Description: Photograph of the Eickenhors "636" float. The float is built on a car. There is a man standing next to the car wearing a "ten gallon" hat. The photograph is dated May 17, 1928.
Date: May 17, 1928
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Mai-Fest Airplane Float]

Description: Photograph of a float made to look like an airplane. There are four people sitting in the float, and they are parked on the street in front of a house. Written under the float is "Mai-Fest 1925."
Date: May 1925
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Mai-Fest Float]

Description: Photograph of a float in the Mai-Fest parade. The float is a convertible car with flowers and decorations on it, and there is a large basket on the back with flowers coming out of it. There are four people sitting in the car, two men and two women. The float is parked in front of a large house, and there is another float behind it. Written at the bottom center of the photograph is "Brenham's 39th Annual Mai-Fest May 17-18 1923."
Date: 1923-05-17/1923-05-18
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Unidentified Mai-Fest Float]

Description: Photograph of a Mai-Fest float. The float is a decorated convertible car. There is a group of people riding in the car, including several children. Written at the bottom of the photograph is "Brenham's 39th Annual Mai-Fest May 17-18 1923."
Date: 1923-05-17/1923-05-18
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Purina Float]

Description: Photograph of the H. F. Wehmeyer Purina Chows truck in the Mai-Fest parade in 1926. There is a young boy wearing a donkey costume with a sign for the business in front of the truck. The truck is covered in a checkered pattern, and there is a man inside behind the wheel. There are sacks of chicken feed on the back of the truck and a sign that says "H. F. Wehmeyer Purina Chows, Horses - Cows - Hogs - Poultry." There is a man putting a sack of chicken feed on the back. The truck is parked in front of a house. Written under the truck is "1926 Mai-Fest."
Date: May 1926
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Brenham Lumber Company Float]

Description: Photograph of a parade float for the Mai-Fest. The float is a small oil derrick on a trailer. There are five men on the float and one in the car pulling it. The banner at the bottom of the float says "Oil $1.50 Per. Barrel at Wells 50 Barrels Daily - Lamarque Co. Brenham Lumber Co. for Oil Derrick Lumber." Written below the float is "Mai-Fest 1925." The float is parked in front of an unknown building. The only part of the name on the building that is seen says "Reichardt &."
Date: May 1925
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Brenham Lumber Company Float]

Description: Photograph of the Brenham Lumber Company float in the 1922 Mai-Fest. The float is pulled by two horses, and it is decorated with flowers. There are four pillars and a basket in the middle with little girls standing in it in costume. There is a man on a horse behind the float, and they are in front of a house. The banner on the bottom says "Build a House, Rose Arbors Any Style & Size, Brenham Lumber Company." Written under the float is "Mai-Fest 1922."
Date: May 1922
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Brenham Lumber Company Float]

Description: Photograph of the Brenham Lumber Company Mai-Fest float. The float is a decorated convertible car. There are two men and two women sitting in the car, and they are parked on a lawn. There is a sign with the company name on the float, and written at the bottom center of the photograph is "Brenham's 39th Annual Mai-Fest May 17-18 1923."
Date: 1923-05-17/1923-05-18
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Fink Brothers Float]

Description: Photograph of the Fink Brothers float in the 1922 Mai-Fest parade. There are two men and a woman in the float. It is covered in signs for Tidal Wave Flour and "New Way" Flour. The large signs on the front and right side say "We sell these Famous all purpose Flours." There are sacks of flower in the float. Written under the float is "Mai-Fest 1922." The float is in front of some unknown buildings.
Date: May 1922
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[G. Hermann Furniture Company Float]

Description: Photograph of the G. Hermann Furniture Company float in the Maifest parade in 1922. The float looks like a boat with flowers on it. There is a flag with the furniture company's name on the front and an American flag on the back. "Hermann's" is written at the front below the flag. The float is parked in front of a store. There are three men and a woman kneeling in front, and a woman, a man, and a child are sitting inside the float. "Mai-Fest 1922" is written on the photograph just below the back of the float.
Date: May 1922
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Farmers & Merchants Lumber Company Float]

Description: Photograph of the Farmers & Merchants Lumber Co. float in the Mai-Fest Parade. The float is made to look like a small house with a covered front porch, and brick on the bottom. The sign on top says "Johns-Manville Asbestos Shingles." On the side of the house it says "Farmers & Merchants Lumber Co. 'The Home Builders'" and "Sherwin-Williams Paints and Varnishes." The float is parked in front of unidentified stores.
Date: May 1927
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[M. E. Fisher Stores Float]

Description: Photograph of the M. E. Fisher Stores float. The float is decorated with flowers and streamers and says "M. E. Fisher-Stores, Brenham, Temple" on the side. A man and a woman are standing to the left, and there are four children on the float. The three girls are wearing dresses, and the boy is wearing a tuxedo, top hat, and monocle. He has a cigar in his mouth and a cane in his left hand. The float is in front of an unidentified store. Written under the float is "May 18, 1928."
Date: May 18, 1928
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Pleasant Hill School Float]

Description: Photograph of the Pleasant Hill School, District 3 float. The car is decorated with streamers, and there are four children in side, two boys and two girls. There is a group of people watching from the sidewalk, and they are in front of an unknown house.
Date: May 18, 1928
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Maifest Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of a parade float at Maifest. Two women and two men are sitting in a car. The car is decorated to look like a peacock. Text at the bottom of the image says "May 9, 1929" and "27."
Date: May 9, 1929
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Maifest Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of a parade float at Maifest. Two women and two men are sitting in the float. It is decorated with flower vines. In the background, there is a man standing in a yard. Text at the bottom of the image says "May 9, 1929" and "21."
Date: May 9, 1929
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Maifest Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of a parade float at Maifest. A man is sitting in front of a steering wheel in the center of the float. A boy wearing a chef uniform is standing to the left of the man. An oven is set up behind the man; a star-shaped sign above it says "G. Hermann Furniture Co.[,] Gas Ranges." The float is decorated with paper stars and fringe. Text at the bottom of the image says "May 9, 1929."
Date: May 9, 1929
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History