[Two Women At the Unveiling a Historic Marker in the Danevang Cemetery]

[Two Women At the Unveiling a Historic Marker in the Danevang Cemetery]

Date: 1994
Creator: unknown
Description: Black and white copy print of two elderly women standing next to a large tombstone in the Danevang Cemetery before the unveiling of a historical marker. Their names are Elsie Christensen and Helena Lauritsen. The woman standing to the left of the tombstone is pointing to the covered historical marker in the background. The other woman stands behind the tombstone, out of view except for her shoulders and up; her head is turned away from the camera and toward the historical marker. Their shadows are cast on the well-manicured grass. The historical marker is erected right off of a paved pathway and beside a flagpole. There are few trees in the distance.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Randall Jones Monument in Richmond]

[Randall Jones Monument in Richmond]

Date: 1962
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of the Randall Jones Monument (Bend of River, Richmond).
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
Four Students in Uniform by Window

Four Students in Uniform by Window

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of the McMurry Band trip to the San José Mission in San Antonio. Four students stand next to the famous Rose Window, said to be carved by Pedro Huizar. All people are wearing the McMurry College Band uniform.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Two Men and Three Women at Window

Two Men and Three Women at Window

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of the McMurry Band trip to the San José Mission in San Antonio. Five people stand next to the famous Rose Window, said to be carved by Pedro Huizar. All people are wearing the traditional McMurry college band sweater.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Danevang Historical Marker

Danevang Historical Marker

Date: 1970
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a commemorative historical marker on a dirt plot of land that has been tilled. In the background, there appears to be a church, judging by the spire structure that sits on top of the roof, and the hollow space just beneath it that seems to hold a church bell. This structure is bordered by a small line of bushes. The text of the marker reads: "Danevang ('Danish Meadow') The first successful Danish community in Texas. Established in 1894 on a portion of 25,000 acres secured through option by Danish Folk Society from Texas Land and Cattle Company. Most immigrants came first to the northern United States, where other Danes had settled, and then to Texas, desiring to preserve their national culture, language, and religion. A Lutheran church was erected in 1895. Hardships included disease, insects, poorly drained land, and primitive transportation; but hard work, farming ability, and cooperation brought success. (1970)."
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Caroline and John Moore III standing next to Historical Marker]

[Caroline and John Moore III standing next to Historical Marker]

Date: 1962
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of the Caroline and John Moore III standing next to Thomas Barnett Historical Marker located on Dyer Moore Ranch near Orchard.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Photograph of a State Historical Marker]

[Photograph of a State Historical Marker]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Negative of a photograph of a state historical marker. The maker has an emblem of Texas and part of the plaque is unreadable. What can be read says: "the American composer and musical director was born on these premises October 15, 1858."
Contributing Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society
[Photograph of a State Historical Marker]

[Photograph of a State Historical Marker]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Negative of a state historical marker. The maker has an emblem of Texas on it. The plaque reads "Frank V. van der Stucken. The American composer and musical director was born on these premises October 15, 1858."
Contributing Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society
[Photograph of a Historic Building in Fredericksburg]

[Photograph of a Historic Building in Fredericksburg]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Negative of an unidentified historic building in Fredericksburg, Texas. It is a white building with a stone chimney on the left side. There are four shuttered windows in front and a wooden door. There is a Texas historical marker on the wall to the left of the door.
Contributing Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society
[Photograph of the First Methodist Church State Historical Marker]

[Photograph of the First Methodist Church State Historical Marker]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Texas State Historical Marker for the First Methodist Church of Fredericksburg, Texas. It says the following: "Oldest Methodist Church in the Hill Country. Founded 1849 as a German Mission by the Rev. Eduard Schneider. The charter members: Melchoir and Rosine Bauer; Johann and Margaretha Durst; Friedrich and Sophie Ellebracht; Ernst and Dorothea Houy; Ferdinand and Maria Kneese, Ludwig Kneese, Friedrich Kneese, Louise Kneese; Heinrich and Catharine Stiehl; Jacob and Catharine Treibs; Fritz and Friderika (Mary) Winkel. In 1855, during pastorate of the Rev. C. A. Grote, a 40 x 60-foot native stone church was built; it still serves after 1912-14, 1923, and 1948-49 remodelings." The sign was placed in 1972.
Contributing Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society
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