[Lauritsen Family Deer]

[Lauritsen Family Deer]

Date: June 28, 2007
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Lauritsen family deer wearing a collar. His head is turned to the right, looking in that direction. Accompanying information indicates the deer's name is Buck, he was born in 1967, and pictured at the A. P. Lauritsen farm home. There are three small cats behind the deer. In the back, off to the left, there is a single-story structure, possibly a shed, surrounded by a few trees.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Danevang People Hauling Cotton to El Camp

Danevang People Hauling Cotton to El Camp

Date: 1914
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a group of men on top of a horse-drawn, wooden wagon. Accompanying information indicates they are from Danevang, Texas, and are hauling cotton to El Campo, Texas, also in Wharton County. Although some names have been provided, they have not been matched properly to the people pictured. Behind them, there is a train with the Southern Pacific logo and insignia on various parts of its metal frame. Near the back wheel of the wagon is a tightly-packed sack; presumably, one of the cotton bales.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Photographs of Sam and his Beloved Mules and Two Teams Rope Pulling]

[Photographs of Sam and his Beloved Mules and Two Teams Rope Pulling]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: These are two separate photographs on the front and back of the same sheet. The photograph on the front is of a man, identified as Soren (Sam) Brodsgaard, holding the reins of two mules. One of the mules is facing the man; the other is facing the camera. The man is wearing denim overalls over a light-colored tank top and a hat. They stand on an empty, dirt road. A single-story structure is off to the left in the background, and a short fence is in the distance. Hand-written text in pencil on the back of the photograph reads, "Sam and his beloved mules". The photograph on the back is of a group of children in a rope pulling contest. They are separated by gender, with the boys' team on the left side and the girls' team on the right side. A smaller child appears to be acting as a mediator between the two. They are standing barefoot in an empty lot with short grasses in the background and a broken-down fence in the far distance. The silhouette shadows of a few other people are seen in the foreground. Hand-written text in pencil on the front of the photograph is ...
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 92, Chapter 681

82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 92, Chapter 681

Date: June 17, 2011
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives.
Description: Bill introduced by the Texas House of Representatives relating to the regulation of slaughterers by certain counties.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Union Stock Yards, Chicago, Ill.

Union Stock Yards, Chicago, Ill.

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Color postcard depicting the stock yards in Chicago, Illinois. Many cattle are coralled together while cowboys sit on fences looking on. The city of Chicago is in the background. The correspondence on the back reads, " "What my baby doing. I bet you want to see your old mean ugly Auntie, if you did say you wouldn't. Do you love your Auntie - Rosa". It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, P.O. Box 838, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Chicago, Ill.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes
[Deed of Trust transferring livestock to M. Kennard]

[Deed of Trust transferring livestock to M. Kennard]

Date: May 25, 1869
Creator: unknown
Description: Deed of Trust transferring livestock to M. Kennard.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Cattle Grazing]

[Cattle Grazing]

Date: unknown
Creator: Mugg, Kilo
Description: Photograph of a herd of cattle grazing in an open field with a man and woman, riding horseback, on the hill behind the herd.
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
[Farming Operation]

[Farming Operation]

Date: unknown
Creator: Mugg, Kilo
Description: Photograph of a large barn complex with a surrounding fence and large windmill behind the structure. A group of farmers is standing in front of the barn next to several teams of horses hooked to carts and wagons. Behind the structure are several large piles of hay with wooden supports.
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 96, July 1992 - April, 1993

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 96, July 1992 - April, 1993

Date: 1993
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 651.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
Livestock Auction

Livestock Auction

Date: June 20, 1953
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Unidentified men and women sit outside of a metal pen at the Watson Brothers Stock Sale livestock auction. Inside the pen two small, black cows stand in hay, they are branded with the number "89."
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
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