[Childen at the 1945 Mayfest Celebration]

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Photograph of a group of children at a 1945 Mayfest celebration inside Danevang Community Hall. No information has been provided concerning the event, but according to accompanying records, it involved games and the Danish ethnic culture. The children are holding streamers that have been attached to a pole. While holding on to them, they appear to be walking in unison in two concentric circles in opposite directions. Several seated adults can be seen in the background watching them. Names have been provided. From left to right, starting with the girl on the far left in the background whose face is ... continued below

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1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Texas Cultures Online and was provided by Danish Heritage Preservation Society to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 20 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Danish Heritage Preservation Society

The Danish Heritage Preservation Society provides thousands of items depicting the history of Danish people in Texas. The items include photographs, postcards, legal documents, and books that date from the 1860s.

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Description

Photograph of a group of children at a 1945 Mayfest celebration inside Danevang Community Hall. No information has been provided concerning the event, but according to accompanying records, it involved games and the Danish ethnic culture. The children are holding streamers that have been attached to a pole. While holding on to them, they appear to be walking in unison in two concentric circles in opposite directions.

Several seated adults can be seen in the background watching them.

Names have been provided. From left to right, starting with the girl on the far left in the background whose face is visible:

Sybil Bram, Leona Gann (the girl with the bob haircut), Betty Lykke, Darlene Juhl, Pauline Gann, Ralph Petersen, Grace Hicks, Luella Andersen (presumably the girl with the large bow in her head).

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1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm.

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Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the 19th and 20th centuries. Funding provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

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  • 1945 - 1950

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  • June 6, 2012, 10:40 a.m.

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[Childen at the 1945 Mayfest Celebration], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222820/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Danish Heritage Preservation Society.