[Seated Group of People at Meeting House]

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Photograph of a large group of people gathered around a long rectangular table that has been covered in a white table cloth. Several cups and silverware can be seen on the table, as well as a few decorative floral arrangements and a coffee pot near the center. According to accompanying information, they are in the "Meeting House." Two windows can be seen in the back as well as an open doorway on the far left. They are dressed in formal attire. The women wear dresses and the men wear suits with dark slim ties. There are four individuals on the ... continued below

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1 photograph : col. ; 19 x 28 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 19 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Description

Photograph of a large group of people gathered around a long rectangular table that has been covered in a white table cloth. Several cups and silverware can be seen on the table, as well as a few decorative floral arrangements and a coffee pot near the center. According to accompanying information, they are in the "Meeting House." Two windows can be seen in the back as well as an open doorway on the far left.

They are dressed in formal attire. The women wear dresses and the men wear suits with dark slim ties.

There are four individuals on the far left that are near the table but not near enough to be part of the group. These have been identified, from left to right, starting with the woman on the far left who appears to be scratching her head, as: Dorothy Harton, Verner Harton (his whole face is covered by the women in red), Leo Allenson (next to him), and Alton Nelsen (the man smiling in the back wearing glasses).

Again, from left to right, starting with the man in the light-blue, short-sleeve shirt, they have been identified as: Gunnar Thyssen, Arlene Thyssen, Laverne Harton, Johanna Allenson, Ester Knudsen Hutson, Glen Huton, Emma Christensen Ladwig, Herbert Ladwig, Gay Lynn Nielsen, Donald Nielsen, Mary Jean Nielsen, Mark Nielsen (the child peeking out from the table's edge), Arnold Juhl, Margaret Juhl, Hilda Michaelsen, Carl Michaelsen, Mrs. Moller, unknown, Pastor Erik Moller, Bob Holland, Evelyn Holland, Al Wind, and Joyce Wind.

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1 photograph : col. ; 19 x 28 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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[Seated Group of People at Meeting House], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222858/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Danish Heritage Preservation Society.