Nygaard Girls

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Photograph of three woman seated outside on brick steps. The steps lead up to a shut door of a house. The woman in the far back, identified as Sigrid Nygaard, holds her right arm outstretched with her hand placed on the brick. The two women in front of her, from left to right, have been identified as Anna Nygaard and Ellen Nygaard. They both wear below-the-knee, long-sleeve dresses with bows attached at the neckline, stockings, and close-toed, dark Mary Jane shoes. They each hold the hand of a young boy whose name has not been provided. Hand-written text on the ... continued below

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 7 cm.

Creation Information

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. 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 three woman seated outside on brick steps. The steps lead up to a shut door of a house. The woman in the far back, identified as Sigrid Nygaard, holds her right arm outstretched with her hand placed on the brick. The two women in front of her, from left to right, have been identified as Anna Nygaard and Ellen Nygaard. They both wear below-the-knee, long-sleeve dresses with bows attached at the neckline, stockings, and close-toed, dark Mary Jane shoes. They each hold the hand of a young boy whose name has not been provided. Hand-written text on the back appears to read "Lil Ida"; additionally, it states, "Anna, Sigrid, Ellen Nygaard".

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 7 cm.

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NMC Chenhalls

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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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Nygaard Girls, photograph, 1910/1920; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222880/: accessed October 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Danish Heritage Preservation Society.