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 Collection: Texas Cultures Online
Danish Folk School

Danish Folk School

Date: 1916
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of groups of people in front of Grand View College in Des Moines, Iowa. The men and women pictured are all wearing traditional Danish folk costumes. The men are kneeling down, and the women are standing up. The men are holding the women's hands. There is one man, identified as Holger Koch, sitting with his legs crossed in front of the costumed group, holding a violin. Other unidentified people standing in the background.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Soldiers Pay Record Book]

[Soldiers Pay Record Book]

Date: January 1, 1919
Creator: unknown
Description: Soldiers pay record book from World War I belonging to Andrew Jensen. Information recorded includes total monthly pay, deductions, net monthly pay, date paid, and the name of the quartermaster making the payment. According to the title page, this book was carried by the soldier for his own records. The book indicates that Jensen's total monthly wages were $33.00, and his net monthly pay, after $7.00 deducted for insurance, was $26.00. His monthly pat later went up to $40.20 total and $33.20 net. Jensen was drafted into the National Army on September 19, 1917 and reported to Bay City, Texas. The pay book was opened on January 1, 1919, and he returned to the U.S. from foreign service on June 15,1919. He applied for War Risk Insurance in the amount of $10,000.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Gesetze und Nebengesetze der Deutsch-Amerikanische gegenseitige Unterstützungs-Gesellschaft bei Feuerschäden in Travis und angrezenden Counties

Gesetze und Nebengesetze der Deutsch-Amerikanische gegenseitige Unterstützungs-Gesellschaft bei Feuerschäden in Travis und angrezenden Counties

Date: 1891
Creator: Deutsch-Amerikanische gegenseitige Unterstützungs-Gesellschaft bei Feuerschäden in Travis und angrezenden Counties
Description: This short pamphlet contains the laws and bylaws of the German-American Mutual Fire Insurance Association for Travis and Neighboring Counties. The document describes the association's structure and rules for conducting business including: its purpose, titles and duties of officers, election of officers, intake of new members, types of insurance offered, procedures for investigating claims, and making changes to the laws and bylaws. The sitting president and secretary are named on the second to last page, and the last page contains a table of contents.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Nebengesetze der unentwegt Loge No. 160

Nebengesetze der unentwegt Loge No. 160

Date: 1890~
Creator: O. D. H. S.
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.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
The Family History of Jorgen and Ane Ingvardsen

The Family History of Jorgen and Ane Ingvardsen

Date: February 5, 2005
Creator: Ingvardsen, Gary Allen & Flagg, Irene Hansen
Description: Family genealogy tracing the descendants of Jorgen and Ane Ingvardsen who immigrated from Denmark and settled in Danevang, Texas around 1904. The table of contents lists: Tusind Tak, History, Register Report of Ingvart Hansen Ingvardsen, Kinship Report of Ingvart Hansen Ingvardsen, and an index (starting on page 37). Documentation also includes immigration records for family members with a photocopy of the original manifest, and photographs from several generations.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
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