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 Collection: Texas Cultures Online
Kiesten Marie (?) Thyssen
Bust portrait photograph of a woman, possibly Kiesten Marie Thyssen. Her head is slightly turned to the right. She wears a dark, conservative button-up top, hanging earrings, and a tiara that sits on her hair, which pulls her hair tightly back. The photograph was printed on a stiff oval-like board. Its top and bottom edges are slightly bent upwards. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222998/
Kiesten Marie (?) Thyssen
Bust portrait photograph of a woman, possibly Kiesten Marie Thyssen. Her head and gaze is shifted to the right. She wears a dark, conservative button-up top, hanging earrings, and a tiara that sits on her hair, which pulls her hair tightly back. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222999/
Frederiksen Family Portrait
Studio portrait photograph of the Frederiksen family in front of a blank backdrop. An ornate table has been added on the right, on which one of the children sits. The man on the far right has been identified as Andrew C. Frederiksen. His first wife, Karen Marie Tarina Frederiksen, stands on the left with her right hand around the shoulder of Thora Marie Jorgine 'Doris" Frederiksen, her daughter. Her second daughter, a slightly older girl sitting in a small chair between her parents, has been identified as Olivia E. Frederiksen. Lastly, their son, Auderman Frederiksen, stands in the back with his left arm resting on his father's shoulder. There is a hand-written note on the back of the photograph but it cannot be read with certainty. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222802/
[Wedding Portrait of H. P. and Maren Jensen]
Copy negative of a black and white photograph of a newlywed couple, Hans Peter Jensen and Maren Jorgensen Jensen. They are posed in a furnished setting. Hans Peter, dressed in a three-piece suit, is seated in a chair and looking at the camera while Maren Jensen stands beside him wearing a long dress and veil. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223940/
Hans Berndt German Army
Copy negative of a portrait of Hans Berdnt, a military war veteran. He is wearing his military uniform and leaning on the arm of an antique chair. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222754/
Annual Occupation Tax Recepit Number 230
Occupation tax receipt given to P. B. Bundick of Matagorda County, Texas for his occupation of Ferryman. Mr. Bundick paid ten dollars for both a state and county tax. The transaction was confirmed by the comptroller of public accounts, whose signature can be seen on the bottom left corner. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223699/
Quarterly Occupation Tax Receipt Number 1040
Quarterly occupation tax receipt given to P. B. Bundick of Matagorda County, Texas for his occupation of Ferryman. Mr. Bundick appears have paid a total of $2.62 on this particular quarter. The transaction was confirmed by the comptroller of public accounts, whose signature can be seen on the bottom right corner. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223792/
Quarterly Occupation Tax Receipt Number 165
Quarterly occupation tax receipt given to P. B. Bundick of Matagorda County in Texas for his occupation of Ferryman. Mr. Bundick appears have paid a total of $5.46 on this particular quarter. The transaction was confirmed by the comptroller of public accounts, whose signature can be seen on the bottom right corner. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223700/
Quarterly Occupation Tax Receipt Number 164
Quarterly occupation tax receipt given to P. B. Bundick of Matagorda County in Texas for his occupation of Ferryman. Mr. Bundick paid a total of $2.62 in state and county taxes for this particular quarter. The transaction was confirmed by the comptroller of public accounts, Jno. D. McCall, whose signature can be seen on the bottom right corner. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223793/
Iver Wind Framed Photo
Photograph of an interior space in which a framed oval photograph has been placed on top of a small stack of papers. These papers and the frame are on a wooden cabinet with intricate embossing on its front drawer. The photo is a bust portrait of a man identified as Iver Wind. He wears a bow tie and suit jacket. Behind this, there is a doorway and a wall covered in wooden siding. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223282/
Quarterly Occupation Tax Receipt Number 273
Quarterly occupation tax receipt given to P. B. Bundick of Matagorda County, Texas for his occupation of Ferryman. Mr. Bundick appears have paid a total of $2.63 on this particular quarter. The transaction was confirmed by the comptroller of public accounts, Jno. D. McCall, whose signature can be seen on the bottom right corner. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223791/
(Karen) Mrs. Hans Berndt
Copy negative of a portrait of Karen Berndt. She is wearing a dark, high-collar dress decorated with flowers pinned to the shoulder. Karen is facing toward the right side of the image with her arms resting on the top of an upholstered dining chair. There is a palm plant, a vase, and a carved wood fireplace visible in the background of the image. There is a banner at the bottom of the image that reads, "Olsen Hartford Portraits". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222757/
Quarterly Occupation Tax Receipt Number 35
Quarterly occupation tax receipt given to P. B. Bundick of Matagorda County, Texas for his occupation of Ferryman. Mr. Bundick appears have paid a total of $2.62 on this particular quarter. The transaction was confirmed by the comptroller of public accounts, Jno. D. McCall, whose signature can be seen on the bottom right corner. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223790/
H. J. Berndt as a Guard for Kaiser Wilhelm
Color photograph of a black and white portrait of a man in a military uniform posed next to an elaborate piece of furniture. He is identified as H.J. Berndt, who served as a guard for Kaiser Wilhelm in Germany when Germany occupied the Southern part of Denmark. His uniform consists of a single-breasted jacket with a row of buttons down the center. At his waist, he is wearing a belt. He is also wearing light colored pants and boots. His right ankle is crossed over his left ankle and one of his hands rests on the table beside him. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223132/
Hans Nickolas Hansen
Bust portrait postcard of a man identified as Hans Nickolas (Nicole) Hansen. He is in front of a light-colored backdrop wearing a bow tie and suit jacket over a light-colored shirt. Because of a probable mistake in the way the postcard was developed, there is a large black mass that covers the bottom part of the image. On the back, the postcard has been addressed to "Mrs. Gertrude Hansen" at "D & R, El Campo, Texas 77437 63-4330 C." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223220/
J. C. Evers and Family
Studio photograph of J. C. Evers and his family posing in front of a light-colored backdrop and a set of pulled curtains. J. C. Evers himself is sitting on a chair on the far left. He wears a three-piece suit with a dark tie. A young woman is behind him on the right wearing a turtleneck top with a dark, belted skirt. Two children are in the middle, a girl and a boy; presumably siblings. A fourth person, an older woman dressed in dark clothing, is seated on the far right in a wicker chair. The photograph has been pasted on a stiff, cardboard matte surface that is chipping on the top left corner. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph reads, "From Abelona Wind Harton. Friends with family in Danevang. Evers lived in 424 East corner of second [difficult to read] from right." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222868/
Nebengesetze der unentwegt Loge No. 160
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth221880/
Gesetze und Nebengesetze der Deutsch-Amerikanische gegenseitige Unterstützungs-Gesellschaft bei Feuerschäden in Travis und angrezenden Counties
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth221881/
[Confirmation Certificate]
Certificate from a confirmation ceremony in 1891 written in Danish. An illustrated image of Jesus Christ holding the Eucharist is at the very top of the document. Below this is both printed and written text listing Martin Skjoldborg Kristiansen's name, who was presumably the person in the confirmation. Pastor S. H. Madsen's signature is at the bottom of the document. Flanking the portion of the text on the right and left sides are illustrated images of two angels inside circular motifs that are emerging from foliage. The very bottom of the document has one final illustration: an open book accompanied by a cross and chalice, also inside a circular motif, and flanked on either side by foliage. Accompanying information indicates that Martin was a "brother to Anne Marie Christiansen who is Doyle Schaer's grandmother - married to Peter Blasuis Nielsen." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223846/
Kaiser Wilhelm and His Guards in Potsdam
Copy photograph of a black and white photograph depicting Kaiser Wilhelm II walking by a line of his guards in Potsdam, Germany. Visible on the left, he and his officers are dressed in full military uniforms which include jackets, pants, boots, and sashes. Kaiser Wilhelm II is the most decorated man in the group; various medals are strewn across his chest. A long line of guards stand at attention on his right, one of whom is H.J. Berndt, denoted by an arrow that has been penned in on the photograph's surface. They are all standing near a large building whose exterior is in the classical style. On the left hand corner of the photograph, a handwritten note reads, "...on a visit by Kaiser Wilhelm II, in Potsdam, by Berlin, in 1892, by H.J. Berndt." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223134/
Community Hall
Postcard of exterior of the Danevang community hall. Five cars are parked outside, within the confines of a small chicken wire fence. A small secondary, adjacent, single-story structure lies just to the right of the community hall. There are a series of three tombstones a few feet from each other in front of the building. On the back of the postcard, hand-written text in blue ink reads, " No 10 from Helga Thyssen for archives". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222930/
Sine and Hans Nygaard
Copy negative of Sine and Hans Nygaard of Danevang, Texas, which is located in Wharton County. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222726/
Four Danevang Homes
Postcard of a composite image of four homes belonging to the Danevang family. They are all two-story structures but vary in architectural details, number of windows, construction materials, and landscape elements. The two on top look to be more suburban in setting, while the two on the bottom appear to be located in a rural environment. There is no addressee on the back of the postcard, but various notes have been written on it. Rough, black patches of paper remain from wherever it was torn out of. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222937/
[Portrait of a Mother and Her Two Children]
Black and white portrait of Hansigne Larsen Wind and her two children, Ebbe and Abelone. Hansigne is seated in a wooden chair and is dressed in a long, dark gown. The children are standing on either side of Hansigne, with their arms placed in her lap. The back of the mat has a handwritten note which says, "Leaving Iowa to visit mother's family taken in 1895. Mother Ebbe. Daddy left for Tex in 1894, Oct. We 3 joined him here in June 1895." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223467/
[Large Group of People at Tres Palacios Creek]
Copy negative print of a large group of people posing for the photograph at Tres Palacios Creek in East Danevang, Texas. There is a small dog in the foreground to the left, and several children on the right in the bottom rows. Large trees tower over them casting shadows. There is a man in the very back row holding an American and Danish flag on each hand over his head. There is a second American flag to the right held by a man near a tree trunk. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223503/
[Articles of Agreement for Warranty Deed]
Deed recording the transaction between Laurits J. Lykke and his wife Hanna with Carl Harton regarding the sell of 70 acres of land in Wharton County, which was sold to Carl for a total sum of $8,298.12. The document goes on to give specific payment schedules and other relevant information. The deed is held together with a second document, a smaller piece of paper that was signed by a notary of Wharton County authenticating the transaction. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223797/
Ella Kristine Hansen Allenson
Photograph of a young woman, identified as Ella Kristine Hansen Allenson, sitting on an upholstered chair in front of a dark background. Her hair is tied in the back, and she wears a long-sleeved dress cinched at the waist. There is lace trim on both her sleeves and neckline. The photograph has been placed inside a decorative envelope sleeve. When closed, the front flap has an embossed circular motif. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223036/
[Antomine Andersen Christensen and Spinning Wheel]
Copy print of an older woman, identified as Antomine Andersen Christensen, seated in a chair behind a spinning wheel. She wears a long-sleeve dress and glasses. She is outdoors, and in the distance, several trees can be seen. Accompanying information indicates that she was 90 years old at the time the picture was taken. Her daughter, Marie Christensen, married Chris Christensen and moved to Danevang, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223010/
[Berndt Family Farm Property]
Black and white photograph of the Berndt family farm property, comprised of a white two-story house, two barns in back, and a windmill. A crop field of an unidentified variety is visible in the foreground. A few members of the Berndt family are standing in various areas of the yard. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222988/
Farmstead
Copy print of a farmstead in Danevang, Texas. The photograph appears to have been taken a short distance away from a fence that runs the length of the property. Past the fence and a few small bushes, a group of people have seated themselves on chairs, presumably posing for the picture. Several horses, carriages, and men are to the left of these people; some of them have also stopped and turned towards the direction where the photograph was taken. In the distance, there is a two-story house with a gable roof and several windows on the first floor. On the leftmost part of the image, a second structure can be seen next to a large tree. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223020/
Fish Fry on Matagorda Bay
Postcard of a group of men tending to a meal being prepared on the ground. Three of the men are actively engaged with various cooking utensils, while the two in the back look on. They appear to be standing in a barren landscape. There are no distinguishing landscape elements. Two names are listed on the back of the postcard, but it cannot be stated with certainty to whom they apply. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222941/
[Hans P. Jensen Home]
Copy negative print of a two-story house in Danevang, Texas, belonging to Hans Peter Jensen. The property is surrounded by a chicken wire fence with large trees planted just inside it. The house has a steep gable roof with shingles and horizontal siding. There are several double-hung windows on the first and second floor. A young boy stands outside looking at the camera, but he has not been identified. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223499/
[Marie Olson Portrait]
Photograph of a young woman, identified as Marie Olson, in a photography studio with side-lighting hitting her face prominently on the left side. Her body is turned slightly to the left, but she faces the camera directly. She wears glasses, a necklace, and a sailor-collar top with a light-colored ribbon trim. A stiff paper frame with an oval cut-out covers the photograph. Together, they have been placed inside a folder with an ornate pattern embossing on the front cover. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222810/
Mr. & Mrs. H. P. Jensen
Copy print of an oval picture frame with a photograph inside it of husband and wife Hans Peter Jensen and Maren Jensen. The frame has ornate floral motifs on the top, bottom, and sides, as well as beveled edges and a continuous pattern of decorative circle reliefs running near the edge of the frame glass. The man and the woman in the photograph are both dressed in formal attire. The man wears a blazer and a waistcoat. The woman wears a light-colored, tied neck-piece over a dark-colored top. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223019/
Photo of Carl Jensen's Home
Copy negative print of the Jensen family residence in Danevang, Texas. Taken some distance away from the house, the photograph captures the Jensen family behind a cluster of chickens. Two children are riding mules. Presumably, Carl Jensen is the man on the right wearing a dark-colored suit. The house itself has sloping, steep roofs with light-colored shingles. There are two patios on the first floor. They each have an overhang and slender columns acting as support. A brick chimney can be seen at the very top. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223267/
[Portrait of Marie Olson in Nursing Uniform]
Photograph of a young woman, identified as Marie Olson, in front of a studio backdrop in a well-lit space. She wears small oval glasses and a nursing uniform with a contrasting ribbon pinned to her chest. The photograph was printed with an oval cut-out framing Marie. It has been placed in a folder that folds from the left and right sides. Accompanying information states Marie was Olaf Olson's sister. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222809/
[Pressing Hay in Pierce, Texas]
Black and white photograph of a typical agricultural scene wherein a few farmers are pressing hay with the help of some unidentified farm equipment and horse-drawn vehicles. There are about 13 individuals pictured. A growing pile of hay is stacked in the center of the background where the harvesters are standing and sitting. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222984/
Soldiers in Front of Barracks
Postcard of three male soldiers in front of a wooden barrack. There is one double-hung window behind them with a small overhang on top. The men are all wearing identical uniforms which consist of button-up jackets with multiple button-flap pockets, hats, and bulging pants that are tucked inside tall boots. A hand-written notation on the back of the postcard identifies the man on the right as John Petersen. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223291/
Three Berndt Brothers
Copy negative of three Berndt family brothers standing outside their home and farm in Danevang, Texas, which is located in Wharton County. There is a large, two-story home on the left side of the image, and there are several barns pictured on the right. There is a large cotton field in the foreground. From left to right, the brothers pictured are Helvig, Anders and Jens Berndt. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222743/
Vigoo Andersen Home
Photograph of a two-story structure in Danevang, Texas, belonging to Viggo Andersen. The house has horizontal light-colored siding and short hip roofs that extend slightly outwards form the walls. A gable roof in the first floor appears to create an overhang for the front entrance, but that part of the house is mostly hidden from view by the presence of a large bush on the left part of the image. Identical, rectangular windows cover both the first and second floors. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223250/
[Articles of Incorporation of the Danish Mutual Insurance Company]
Legal document inaugurating the Danish Mutual Insurance Company's corporate membership, filed through the Secretary of State's office in Austin, Texas, and signed under a notary. The document specifies a twenty year lifetime minimum and the seven men of the first board of directors who will be in charge of insuring both Wharton and Matagorda counties. They are as follows : Neils Christian Jensen, Marcus Nielsen, Helvig Jensen Berndt, H. P. Hermansen, Jasper J. Juhl, Marcus Christensen, and Niels M. Hansen. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223794/
[H. P. Jensen Home]
Photograph of a two-story structure in Danevang, Texas, belonging to H. P. Jensen. A white sticker on the front of the photograph states that Jensen was the "first mail carrier. Carried mail from 1902-1914 as a rule with a little mule and cart. He also bould bring medicine [sic]." The house itself is past a narrow dirt road in the foreground. It has intersecting gable roofs and light-colored siding. Several windows are on the first and second floors. Round bushes line the outside of the house. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223242/
Helvig Berndt Home
Photograph of Helvig Berndt's home in Danevang, Texas. The photograph was taken a distance away from the actual home, which can be seen in the back center-left. It is a two-story structure with intersecting gable roofs and several double-hung windows. A barn with a wide gable roof can be seen to the right. Two men are in the foreground on the leftmost part of the image. A horse-drawn wagon joins them. The two men have been identified as Anders H. and Helvig J. Berndt. The photograph has been placed on a stiff mat board which has chipped considerably on the bottom left corner. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223857/
[Large Group of People at Old Community House]
Photograph of a large group of men, women, and children gathered to take a group picture in front of Danevang Community Hall, also identified as the old Community House according to a line of text on the back of the photograph. Accompanying information also states that they are at a celebration, and that Iver Wind, his wife, and child are somewhere in the picture. The structure behind them has a gable roof with shingles, siding, and several windows. A few men are seated on the window ledges. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222822/
P. J. Agerskov Petersen and Family
Copy negative print of the Petersen family insider their home. Only two have been properly identified: P. J. Agerskov Petersen is the man with the three piece suit on the left, and Verner Petersen is the young boy on his lap. The other names have not been properly matched. Behind them, on a wooden cabinet, there is a collection of family frames and flower vases on a lace tablecloth. Behind that, the walls bear two large framed bust portraits and other small family memorabilia. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223502/
[Road Grading in Front of the Berndt Farm]
Black and white photograph of a few individuals accompanied by a team of mules that are attached to wooden vehicles; they are working in front of H. J. Berndt's farm. Their task is to grade the road, or to smooth and level it. A two-story house and a barn are partially visible behind the workers and beyond a line of trees. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222985/
[Wedding Portrait of Marius Christensen and Thora Marie Jorgine Fredericksen]
Copy negative of a black and white portrait of a newlywed couple, Marius Christensen and Thora Marie Jorgine Frederiksen, on their wedding day. Thora is wearing a white wedding dress and a veil; a floral boutonniere is attached to her dress at the chest. Marius, standing to the left, is wearing a dark suit and is also wearing a boutonniere. The two are holding hands, as if to shake them in agreement. A painted backdrop is visible behind them. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223169/
[1903 Danevang School Students]
Photograph of students and their teacher posing for a group picture at their school, Danevang School, in Danevang, Texas. They have been arranged into three rows, with the front row seated on a bench. Three long double-hung windows can be seen behind them. They have been identified, from left to right: Top row: Viggo Andersen, Arthur Andersen, Eddie Nielsen, Elmer Andersen, Edward Nielsen, Paul Madsen, Harry Andersen, Thorvald Lykke, Eric Petersen, Uffe Nygaard, Martin Christiansen, Harold Hansen, and Jim Jensen. Middle row: Frank Jensen, Hans Treumer, Viggo Juhl, Dagmar Evers, Anna Nygaard, Ellen Longwood, Hazel Johnson, Margretha Nygaard, Karen Berndt, Mable Johnson, Katy Rasmussen, Nona Johnson, Sophie Madsen, Mary Treumer, Signe Lykke, Laura Petersen, and Professor Vitrup. Front row: Hans Nygaard, Holger Lauritsen, Ebbe Wind, Abelone Wind, Mabel Andersen, Elizabeth Jensen, Marentze Nielsen, Marie Nielsen, Thora Nielsen, Esther Longwood, Cora Johnson, Anna Jensen, Anna Lykke, Pauline Madsen, and Agnes Nielsen. A newspaper article included with the photograph also states that "only ten of these live in Danevang now. Many of them have passed away. Others have moved. Names are written as they were then. Photograph is furnished by Mrs. Laruits Harton.[sic]" texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222842/
[Baptismal Certificate]
Certificate from Sigrid Larsen Wind's baptism at Danevang Church written in Danish. There is an illustration at the top of the document of a female angel holding a basin. She is inside a circular motif with a line of bold text going around the top. Additionally, two paper scrolls unroll from leafy branches that decorate the top third of the document. In these scrolls, there are biblical passages from the gospels of John and Mark. Translated from Danish, the passages from John and Mark read: "Unless one is born of water and spirit, he can not be received into God's kingdom" - John 3. 5. "Whosoever believes and is baptized shall be saved, but whoever does not believe shall be damned" - Mark 16. 16. Two more detailed illustrations flank the right and left hand-written parts of the document. The one on the left is of a tall tree in the middle of a deserted, sloping terrain. The image opposite it is of a sailing ship bearing the Danish flag in a large body of water. Four more paragraphs of text are on the bottom flanking an embossed seal. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223835/
Threshing on Paul Acheson's Rice Plantation
Photograph of Paul Acheson's rice plantation in El Campo, Texas during a threshing session. A large mound of what appears to be grass and dirt is in the background. In front of it, a threshing machine is surrounded by a large group of people who are all facing forward and looking at the camera. On both the right and left sides of the image, horse-drawn wagons are visible. Two other unharnessed horses are farthest right in front of a what may be a second thresher. The photograph has been placed on a stiff mat board. A large portion of the top right corner has chipped off. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223856/
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