[Portrait of Madsen Children]

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Studio photograph of three Madsen children in front of a hanging backdrop in a well-lit space. They are standing on a rug. There are two boys and one girl. The boys are wearing belted outfits, boots, and a kind of lace neck-piece around the collar of their shirts. The girl is wearing a light-colored dress and triple-strap flat shoes. She stands on a chair in between the two boys. User Feedback: "This photo is of 3 BOYS of the Chris Madsen family from Danevang. The boy on the left is Frederick. The boy on the right is Dr. Alva Charles ... continued below

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1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 8 in.

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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. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Danish Heritage Preservation Society

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Description

Studio photograph of three Madsen children in front of a hanging backdrop in a well-lit space. They are standing on a rug. There are two boys and one girl. The boys are wearing belted outfits, boots, and a kind of lace neck-piece around the collar of their shirts. The girl is wearing a light-colored dress and triple-strap flat shoes. She stands on a chair in between the two boys. User Feedback: "This photo is of 3 BOYS of the Chris Madsen family from Danevang. The boy on the left is Frederick. The boy on the right is Dr. Alva Charles Madsen. The child on the chair in the middle is actually a boy also----my father H.D. Madsen. My grandmother dressed him as a girl until the 4th child, Dr. Martha Madsen, was born."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 8 in.

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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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  • June 6, 2012, 10:40 a.m.

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  • Dec. 6, 2016, 12:22 p.m.

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[Portrait of Madsen Children], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222847/: accessed November 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Danish Heritage Preservation Society.