[Group of People Gathered at Mayfest Celebration]

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Photograph of several adolescent boys and girls gathered together for a group picture during a Mayfest celebration in front of a two-story structure. There are more people visible inside the building. One, in particular, can be seen looking at the camera from a back window on the rightmost part of the image. The group is dressed in formal attire. The girls in the front row hold bouquets of flowers and are wearing light-colored dresses with layered light-weight fabrics acting as pleats and ruffles. The men are more simply dressed in two-piece suits. At the very top of the group, standing ... continued below

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

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Photograph of several adolescent boys and girls gathered together for a group picture during a Mayfest celebration in front of a two-story structure. There are more people visible inside the building. One, in particular, can be seen looking at the camera from a back window on the rightmost part of the image.

The group is dressed in formal attire. The girls in the front row hold bouquets of flowers and are wearing light-colored dresses with layered light-weight fabrics acting as pleats and ruffles. The men are more simply dressed in two-piece suits.

At the very top of the group, standing by themselves in front of a painted backdrop and underneath an overhang of bent tree branches is an unidentified male and female couple. They both wear crowns atop their heads.

The children to the left of them, from left to right, have been identified as Clifford Allenson and Harold Wind. To the right, the three children are Jack Heard, unknown, and Laverne Hansen.

The second row, starting with the gentleman holding the trumpet, is composed of: Otto Harton, K. C. Brown, Enor (Billy) Hermansen, Emil Richter, unknown, unknown, Lonnie Smith, Benedict Krag, Bertha Kopecky, and John Houseworth.

Front row: Odene McDonald, Ruth Heard, unknown, Evelyn Schutte, Evelyn Frels, K. C. Wendel, Meta Berndt, Eddie Petersen, Edith Ellwood, and Delfin Marek.

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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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  • June 6, 2012, 10:40 a.m.

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[Group of People Gathered at Mayfest Celebration], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222853/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Danish Heritage Preservation Society.