[Harold Hansen Riding a Mechanical Thresher]

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Photograph of Harold Hansen looking at the camera while riding a mechanical thresher. He wears a 10 gallon hat and rests his hands on the thresher's wheel. Although partially covered by some of the machine's mechanism, there is text on the thresher that reads "FARMALL". A tall farmhouse is behind Harold. To the right of this building, there are barrels strewn about. A repeating, decorative border surrounds the photograph. On the back, there is stamped purple numbers, "1 1138", and an image/text combination that reads, "Guaranteed for life. This is a Genuine Border For Fox Tone Pictures made by Fox ... continued below

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 12 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1928.

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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 643 times , with 16 in the last month . 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 Harold Hansen looking at the camera while riding a mechanical thresher. He wears a 10 gallon hat and rests his hands on the thresher's wheel. Although partially covered by some of the machine's mechanism, there is text on the thresher that reads "FARMALL". A tall farmhouse is behind Harold. To the right of this building, there are barrels strewn about. A repeating, decorative border surrounds the photograph. On the back, there is stamped purple numbers, "1 1138", and an image/text combination that reads, "Guaranteed for life. This is a Genuine Border For Fox Tone Pictures made by Fox Co. San Antonio, Texas. Copyrighted by Carl Newton". Hand-written text also reads "Harold Hansen" and "1928".

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 12 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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  • 1928

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  • June 6, 2012, 10:40 a.m.

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[Harold Hansen Riding a Mechanical Thresher], photograph, 1928; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222898/: accessed November 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Danish Heritage Preservation Society.