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    • Interview with Margaret N. Williams, 1979

    • Williams, Margaret N.; Crystal City Internment Camp (Crystal City, Tex.).; Japanese Americans.; German Americans.
    • Crystal City, Texas One of first to start work at the Crystal City Internment Camp, Margaret Williams describes physical features and employees of the camp which opened in October of 1942 with German and Japanese famillies arriving the following ...
    • Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
    • Men skinning beef carcass on the Wilhelm Ranch, Menard County, Texas

    • Wilhelm Ranch (Menard County, Tex.); German Americans.; Slaughtering and slaughterhouses.; Ranches - Menard County (Tex.); Shepherds - Menard County (Tex.); Cowboys - Menard County (Tex.); German Americans.; Mexican Americans.
    • Photograph shows Fritz Wilhelm (left) holding one side of the skin. Nearby is Stefan de los Santos ( looking at camera on right), the ranch sheep boss.
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    • Carl Brockmann

    • German Americans.; Merchants - Fredericksburg (Tex.); German Americans.
    • Photograph shows studio portrait of Carl Brockmann.
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    • Fritz Wilhelm butchering a beef on the Wilhelm Ranch, Menard County, Texas

    • German Americans.; Slaughtering and slaughterhouses - Menard County (Tex.); Ranches - Menard County (Tex.); Shepherds.; Cowboys.; German Americans.; Mexican Americans.; Wilhelm Ranch (Menard County, Tex.)
    • Photograph shows Fritz Wilhelm (left) at work. Standing nearby is Stefan de los Santos ( far right), the ranch sheep boss.
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    • Cigar manufacturing notice for Charles H. Schiege, Jr.

    • German Americans.; Notice (Law); Cigar industry.
    • Photograph shows a cigar manufacturing notice that reads: "Charles H. Schiege, Jr., Round Top. NOTICE: The Manufacturer of the Cigars herein contained has complied with all the requirements of the law. Every person is cautioned, not to use either...
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    • Cigar manufacture notice for Charles H. Schiege Jr.

    • German Americans.; Notice (Law); Cigar industry.
    • Photograph shows a cigar manufacturing notice for Charles H. Schiege, Jr. Notice reads: "Charles H. Schiege, Jr., Round Top. NOTICE: The Manufacturer of the Cigars herein contained has complied with all the requirements of the law. Every person...
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    • Group at picnic in San Antonio, Texas.

    • German Americans.
      Picnicking.
    • Photograph shows group--some seated, others kneeling on ground. Some identified with numbers: 1. Albert F. Beckmann; 2. Mary Guenther; 3. Amanda Wagner; 4. Adolph Wagner; and 5. Tillie Guenther.
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    • Charles Henry Nimitz, Sr.

    • German Americans.
    • Photograph shows bust portrait (carte-de-visite) of Charles Henry Nimitz, Sr., Fredericksburg, Texas, hotelier, organizer of the Gillespie Rifles during the Civil War, and grandfather of Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz.
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    • Dr. John Herff, Sr.

    • German Americans.
      Physicians.
    • Photograph shows studio bust portrait of Dr. John Herff, Sr., husband of Eda Kampmann Herff and a surgeon in San Antonio, Texas.
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    • Adolf Herff, Jr.

    • German Americans.
      Muscles.
      Physical fitness.
    • Photograph shows Adolf Herff, Jr. grandson of Ferdinand Ludwig Herff, without a shirt, looking at flexed muscle on his right arm.
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    • Mrs. George Wahrmund's millinery and dressmaking shop, Fredericksburg, Tex.

    • German Americans.; Millinery.; Dressmakers - Fredericksburg (Tex.); Stores & shops - Fredericksburg (Tex.)
    • Photograph shows women and children standing in front of the two-story building on San Saba Street. The sign shows'' Mrs. Geo. Wahrmund / Millinary [sic{rcub} Dressmaking.'' Living quarters for the Wahrmund family on second story. George and Elise...
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    • Advertisement for H. L. Levy's Eureka Cigar Store in Austin, Texas

    • Eureka Cigar Store (Austin, Tex.); German Americans.; Cigar industry.; German language.; Newspapers.; Advertisements.
    • Photograph shows advertisement, in German language newspaper, with illustration of an Indian smoking a long stem pipe while lying on a large cigar.
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    • Carl G. von Iwonski

    • Iwonski, Carl G. von, 1830-1922.; Artists.; German Americans.; Immigrants, German.
    • Photograph shows German-Texas artist Carl G. von Iwonski.
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    • Ferdinand V. Roemer

    • Geologists.
      German Americans.
      Immigrants, German.
    • Photograph shows bust portrait of Roemer.
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    • Dr. Ferdinand Herff

    • Physicians.
      German Americans.
      Immigrants, German.
    • Photograph shows Dr. Herff, seated, with a cape over his shoulders.
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    • Gravestone of Meta Mittman

    • Mittmann, Meta.; German Americans.; Immigrants, German.; Gravestones.; Cemeteries.
    • Photograph shows gravestone with German inscription.
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    • Robert Justus Kleberg

    • Ranchers.
      German Americans.
      Immigrants, German.
    • Photograph shows portrait painting of Robert Justus Kleberg.
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    • Gravestone of Alwin W. F. Heinsohn

    • Heinsohn, Alwin W. F.; German Americans.; Immigrants, German.; Gravestones.; Cemeteries.; Frelsburg (Tex.)
    • Photograph shows gravestone with German inscription.
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    • Halftone of Dr. Ernst Kapp

    • Physicians - Sisterdale (Tex.); German Americans.; Immigrants, German.
    • Photograph shows profile portrait of Dr. Ernst Kapp.
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    • Gravestone of Johannes W. J. Gerstmann

    • Gerstmann, Johannes W. J.; German Americans.; Immigrants, German.; Gravestones.; Cemeteries.; Frelsburg (Tex.)
    • Photograph shows gravestone with German inscription.
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    • Dr. Ferdinand Herff, Sr.

    • Herff, Ferdinand, 1820-1912.; Physicians.; German Americans.; Immigrants, German.; San Antonio (Tex.)
    • Photograph shows studio bust portrait of Dr. Ferdinand Herff, Sr., a prominent San Antonio physician.
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    • Carl G. von Iwonski seated beside table, ca. 1866

    • German Americans.; Immigrants, German.; Artists - San Antonio (Tex.); Photographers - San Antonio (Tex.)
    • Photograph shows Carl G. von Iwonski, artist and photographer in San Antonio, Texas, wearing a white jacket and seated with an elbow on a table.
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    • L-3031-G

    • Newspaper carriers. ; Balconies. ; Costume - Mexico. ; Bands (music) ; Child musicians. ; Mexican Americans. ; German Americans. ; Birthdays. ; King William Historic District (San Antonio, Tex.)
    • Photograph shows exterior of the Guenther house.
    • San Antonio Light Photograph collection, MS 359, University of Texas San Antonio Libraries Special Collections from the Institute of Texan Cultures
    • Die Pioniere (The Pioneers)

    • Die pioniere.; The pioneers.; Poetry.; German Americans.; German language.
    • Photograph shows a poem in German ''Die Pioniere/The Pioneers'' by Fritz Goldbeck.
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    • Carl G. von Iwonski in costume

    • German Americans.; German Immigrants.; Artists.; Sport clothes.
    • Photograph shows Carl G. von Iwonski, Texas artist, in the costume of a boatman and holding an oar.
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    • In Degan's Cellar

    • Degan Brewery (San Antonio, Tex.); Wendish Americans.; German Americans.; Clubs - San Antonio (Tex.); Artists - San Antonio (Tex.); Beer.; Sorbian Americans.
    • Photograph shows members of an artists' group drinking beer inside Degan Brewery. Among the group are photographer Ernst Raba (with beard, seated second from left), Charles Simmang, Jr. (seated fourth from left), and Charles Stubenrauch (seated on...
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    • Members of the San Antonio artist colony wearing togas, early 1900s

    • San Antonio Artist Colony (San Antonio, Tex.); Wendish Americans.; German Americans.; Spanish Americans.; Immigrants, Spanish.; Sorbian Americans.; Clubs.; Artists.; Costumes - Greek.
    • Photograph shows the men dressed in togas and posed in heroic stances. L. to r. (standing): Alois Braun; Ernst Raba (photographer); Emil Hanschke; Carl Arno; Adolph Grasso; Joe Braun; and Richard Erler. L. to r. (sitting): Jose?? Arpa, and...
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    • Charles Stubenrauch and Charles Simmang, Jr., late 1890s

    • Sorbian Americans.; Wendish Americans.; German Americans.; Sculptors - San Antonio (Tex.); Artists - San Antonio (Tex.)
    • Photograph shows studio profile view of Charles Simmang, Jr, medalist and die sinker, and his teacher Charles Stubenrauch.
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    • Anna Pueschel Striegler and son Robert

    • Striegler, O. W., Mrs.; Striegler, Robert.; Danish Americans.; German Americans.; Children's clothing.; Gillespie County (Tex.)
    • Photograph shows Anna (Mrs. Ove W.) Striegler, native Texan whose father was from Germany and mother from Denmark, posed with her son, both residents of Gillespie County, Texas.
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    • Alvine and Bernice Moser

    • Moser, Alvine.; Moser, Bernice.; Children's clothing.; Infants.; Russian Americans.; German Americans.; Byers (Tex.); Clay County (Tex.)
    • Photograph shows a studio portrait of Alvine (left) and Bernice Moser, residents of Byers, Clay County, Texas, and daughters of Joseph W. and Louise Moser.
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    • Ottomar von Behr's home, library, and post office, Sisterdale, Texas, ca. 1855

    • German Americans.; Immigrants, German.; Libraries - Sisterdale (Kendall County, Tex.); Post offices - Sisterdale (Kendall County, Tex.); Houses - Sisterdale (Kendall County, Tex.)
    • Photograph shows a drawing of the three log structures owned by Ottomar von Behr, pioneer German settler in the Sisterdale (Kendall County) area.
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    • Louis Schmidt house, Idlewild, Texas, ca. 1909

    • Houses - Idlewild (Tex.)
      Stairways - Idlewild (Tex.)
      Alsatian Americans.
      German Americans.
    • Photograph shows Louis Schmidt house with two large trees and a picket fence in front. Left to right are Ida Schmidt, Otto Bippert, Louis Schmidt and children Julia (born Oct. 1906) and Ada Bippert. The small house, with board and batten siding,...
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    • Stone house, Castroville, Texas, 1977

    • Houses - Castroville (Tex.); French Americans.; German Americans.; Castroville (Tex.)
    • Photograph shows stone house with a board and batten addition at the back.
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    • St. Louis Catholic Church, Castroville, Texas, 1977

    • St. Louis Catholic Church (Castroville, Tex.); Churches - Castroville (Tex.); French Americans.; German Americans.; Castroville (Tex.)
    • Photograph shows St. Louis Catholic Church and School (far right) and the northwest corner of Houston Square.
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    • St. Louis Catholic Church, Castroville, Texas, 1977

    • St. Louis Catholic Church (Castroville, Tex.); Churches - Castroville (Tex.); French Americans.; German Americans.; Castroville (Tex.)
    • Photograph shows St. Louis Catholic Church and portion of the old rectory building.
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    • J. Fensterner

    • German Americans.; Immigrants, German.; Carriages and carts - Laredo (Tex.); Dogs.; Photographers - Laredo (Tex.); Tailors - Laredo (Tex.)
    • Photograph shows J. Fensterner, a native of Germany who settled in Laredo, seated in a horse-drawn buggy. A small dog is seated beside him. He was a tailor, dry cleaner, and amateur photographer.
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    • Christine R. Simmang and her grandchildren

    • Simmang, Frank.; Simmang, Emma.; Simmang, Christine R.; Simmang, Oscar.; Simmang, Lucy.; Simmang, Albert.; Simmang, Helen.; Wendish Americans.; German Americans.; Family portraits.; San Antonio (Tex.)
    • Photograph shows a studio portrait of Christine R. SImmang and her grandchildren: Oscar, Lucy, Albert, and Helen Simmang, the children of Frank and Emma Simmang.
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    • One of  C. Eckhardt & Sons Many Busy Days Yorktown, Texas

    • C. Eckhardt & Sons (Yorktown, Texas.); Polish Americans.; German Americans.; Stores & shops - Yorktown (Tex.); General stores - Yorktown (Tex.)
    • Photograph shows photo postcard with crowd standing in front of the C. Eckhardt & Sons store. Bank on far left. Note Selz Chicago Royal Blue Shoes advertisement painted on side of building.
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