[Unveiling of Sign]

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Photograph of two young men unveiling a sign in front of what appears to be a two-story structure with white siding and sloping roofs. The two men have been identified as Brian and Carl Jensen, but the names have not been matched to either individual. Two navy flags are on either side of them. The sign is painted white. In Old English type, it reads "Danevang". Below this, an American and Texas flag flank the silhouette of the Texas state, which has been filled with the Danish flag. Below these motifs, there is a second line of text that reads, ... continued below

Physical Description

1 photograph : col. ; 4 x 6 in.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. May 6, 1990.

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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 23 times . 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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  • Main Title: [Unveiling of Sign]
  • Added Title: Danish Capital of Texas

Description

Photograph of two young men unveiling a sign in front of what appears to be a two-story structure with white siding and sloping roofs. The two men have been identified as Brian and Carl Jensen, but the names have not been matched to either individual. Two navy flags are on either side of them. The sign is painted white. In Old English type, it reads "Danevang". Below this, an American and Texas flag flank the silhouette of the Texas state, which has been filled with the Danish flag. Below these motifs, there is a second line of text that reads, "Danish Capital of Texas." In the background, a second structure can be seen of the same construction materials as the first.

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1 photograph : col. ; 4 x 6 in.

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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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  • May 6, 1990

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  • June 6, 2012, 10:40 a.m.

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[Unveiling of Sign], photograph, May 6, 1990; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223213/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Danish Heritage Preservation Society.