Anna Nygaard

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Photograph of Anna Nygaard standing outside holding a baby in her right hand. Her head is turned towards the baby as she leans slightly to the left. She is wearing a patterned, lightweight dress that goes below her knees. A rocking chair is behind her and behind that, an out-of-focus tree in direct sunlight, outside of the cast shadow that covers Anna and the chair. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph states "Anna Nygaard".

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1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 9 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 1910/1920.

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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 31 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Description

Photograph of Anna Nygaard standing outside holding a baby in her right hand. Her head is turned towards the baby as she leans slightly to the left. She is wearing a patterned, lightweight dress that goes below her knees. A rocking chair is behind her and behind that, an out-of-focus tree in direct sunlight, outside of the cast shadow that covers Anna and the chair. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph states "Anna Nygaard".

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 9 cm.

Notes

User feedback: "I am the baby Anna is holding. My name is Else Jensine Nygaard, daughter of Hans D. and Herdis Laursen Nygaard.
AUNT ANNA NYGAARD, RN, Charity Hospital, New Orleans, is the sister of my father HANS D. NYGAARD.
Aunt Anna Nygaard is my Godmother. The photo was taken by my mother, Herdis Laursen Nygaard in 1936 at my Baptism in Harleston/Granly community, Jackson County, Miss.
I was born August 13, 1936 at Harleston community/Granly/ in the DANISH settlement established in 1930, northeast Jackson Co., Miss.
My father Hans D. Nygaard is the son of the Danevang Nygaard family of Hans and Sine.
After WWI he left and lived in Chicago. Moved to the NEW Danish settlement of Granly, Jackson Co., MS in 1929-30.
He and sister Anna bought 40 acres to establish a dairy farm. My father and mother married Sept. 5, 1935 by Rev. K. Knudsen, Danish minister who also moved to the new Granly MS Colony of Danes.
The person submitting the photo, Gerda Stuart, is my first cousin, daughter of my father's sister, Ida Thyssen (Carl) of Danevang, TX."

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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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  • 1910/1920

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  • 1910 - 1920

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • June 6, 2012, 10:40 a.m.

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  • Dec. 1, 2016, 10:52 a.m.

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Anna Nygaard, photograph, 1910/1920; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222879/: accessed October 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Danish Heritage Preservation Society.