The Junior Historian, Volume 12, Number 5, March 1952

The Junior Historian, Volume 12, Number 5, March 1952

Date: March 1952
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Description: Journal published by the Texas State Historical Association containing articles written by members of the Junior Historians about various aspects of Texas history.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
4-H Girls in Danish Costumes

4-H Girls in Danish Costumes

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of members of the Danevang girl's 4-H club. The girls are wearing traditional Danish Costumes. Pictured from left to right, the top row includes Jane Kladstrup, Geneva Bram, Peggy Bram, Sharon Krag, and Annette Waldman. The bottom row includes Carolyn Lauritsen, Sharon Roberts, Beverly Waldman, and Eleanor Berndt.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Peggy Bram Show Calf

Peggy Bram Show Calf

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of Peggy Bram holding the reins of her winning 4-H calf outside of Axel Hermansen and Walter Bram's homes.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Horse club members]

[Horse club members]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of the 4-H Horse Club members. There are five people on horses, and one horse in the center of the photograph without a rider. Handwriting on the back of the photograph identifies the individuals as Susan Lowe, Teresa Kane, Toni Taylor, Kathy Patterson, and Bart Patterson.
Contributing Partner: Collingsworth County Museum
Danevang 4-H Club

Danevang 4-H Club

Date: 1960/1970
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of members of the Danevang 4-H Club in front of a wooden wall. The girls wear dresses, and the boys wear jeans with short and long-sleeved shirts. Six girls are in the back, identified from left to right as Ruth Allenson, Glenda Christensen, Idel Bram, Jane Laustrup, Dorothy Waldman, and Beverly Elaine Waldman. In the front row, from left to the right, the boys have been identified as Timmy Nielsen, Johnny Brodsgaard, Vernon Bram, Kenneth Christensen, and Dennis Andersen. There is a Danish Heritage Society stamp on the back of the photograph which also lists their address.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
4-H Dancers

4-H Dancers

Date: 1950/1959
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of young girls posing for the camera in front of a curtain backdrop. They are wearing traditional Danish costumes, which consists of a pointed hat with ribbon attachments, a vest-like bodice tied across their bust, and a tied apron over a full skirt with horizontal stripes running across the bottom of the skirt. On the back row, from left to right, the girls have been identified as Jane Laustrup, Neva Bram, Peggy Bram, Sharon Krag, and Annette Waldman. On the front row, from left to right, they have been identified as Carolyn Lauritsen, Sharon Roberts, Beverly Waldman, and Eleanor Berndt. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph lists their names again, and a secondary, upside down blue line of text reads, "Danish Dancers, Return to Lillian Roberts".
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
4-H Dancers

4-H Dancers

Date: 1950/1959
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of young girls posing for the camera in front of a curtain backdrop. They are wearing traditional Danish costumes, which consists of a pointed hat with ribbon attachments, a vest-like bodice tied across their bust, and a tied apron over a full skirt with horizontal stripes running across the bottom of the skirt. On the back row, from left to right, the girls have been identified as Jane Laustrup, Neva Bram, Peggy Bram, Sharon Krag, and Annette Waldman. On the front row, from left to right, they have been identified as Carolyn Lauritsen, Sharon Roberts, Beverly Waldman, and Eleanor Berndt. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph lists their names again, and a secondary, upside down blue line of text reads, "Danish Dancers, Return to Lillian Roberts".
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Historic plaque, First Girl's Tomato Club in Texas

Historic plaque, First Girl's Tomato Club in Texas

Date: October 8, 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of a historic plaque in Cameron, Texas. It reads: "First Girl's Tomato Club in Texas. The first Girl's Tomato Clubs in Texas were organized in 1912 in Milam County to acquaint young women in rural areas with tomato production and canning techniques. At the request of the United States Department of Agriculture, Mrs. Edna Westbrook Trigg, a local high school principal, agreed to undertake the project. She organized eleven clubs throughout the county, with members ranging in age from ten to eighteen. A similar program for boys, the Corn Clubs, had been instituted in Jack County four years earlier. Each member of the Girl's Tomato Clubs was to produce a tomato crop on one-tenth of an acre of land and then was taught proper canning procedures. The girls exhibited their products at Milano, Rockdale, the 1913 State Fair in Dallas, and the Waco Cotton Palace. So successful were these exhibits that several of the girls started college education funds with the money they raised selling their goods. As the state's first rural girl's organization of its kind, the Tomato Clubs were forerunners of later programs, including 4-H, that were initiated under the supervision of the Texas Agricultural Extension Service. ...
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
[Boy with a Pig]

[Boy with a Pig]

Date: unknown
Creator: Young, Moon
Description: Photograph of a man kneeling next to a fat pig with a ribbon pinned to its side, in between wooden animal pens.
Contributing Partner: Cleveland Historic Society
Preparing Fruit for Canning and Preserving.

Preparing Fruit for Canning and Preserving.

Date: December 26, 1893
Creator: McDermett, Ida L.
Description: Patent for a process of skin removal from various fruits that leaves the peeled fruit in "good condition" (line 12) for making preserves or for use in other preparations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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