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This object is an accordion, a musical instrument invented in Europe in the 1800s. It was brought to America by European immigrants and is especially popular in French-Louisiana and along the Texas/Mexico border. In Texas, the accordion is mainly used in a genre of music developed by working class...

This object is a section of a metal fence with a detailed design on the end posts. It is a lasting symbol of German-style architecture found throughout central Texas. Though German-Texas immigrants began mixing in Anglo building methods, some elements of German craftsmanship endured throughout the 19th and 20th...