German Saengerfest, arch and streetcars on Congress Avenue looking towards Capitol Building. (photograph)
Black and white photograph of a stone structures of arches with wreaths and flagpoles and other ornamentation on it and a sign that reads "1889/ WILLKOMMEN ZUM SAENGERFEST." Photograph is facing towards the arch structure and has a view of the Texas State Capitol behind it. It is a view of Congress Ave. and has some building with identifiable signs on the left side, including one that reads "MEYER MINCHEN/ MERCHANT TAILOR" and another that reads "CAPITOL CLOTHING HOUSE."
Place of Origin
Austin (Travis County, Tex.)
Artisan or Artist
Minchen, Meyer. ; Oliphant, W. J.
Oliphant, William James.
photographs ; Tailors
Objects Facet -- Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name) -- Visual Works (Hierarchy Name) -- visual works (works) -- photographs
Communication Artifacts -- documentary artifacts -- graphic documents -- photograph
visual works -- photographs
capitol ; buildings ; signs ; street scenes ; street cars ; Needleworkers
Prints and photographs collection. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
Local Resource Number
Item # 1932/5-114
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Hill Texas Archive Research Notes
Available online through the Texas State Library and Archives Commission Texas Digital Archives, back of photograph not provided.