Marriage License of Carl Harton & Anna Krenek

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Marriage license provided to Carl Harton and Louise Krenek, presided by F. L. Kral, the county clerk of Wharton County. There is a black and white illustration at the very top of the document of a bell composed entirely of small flowers, with a leafy vine emerging from the back of the bell and encircling it in an arc. This bell is inside a circular motif with decorative geometric elements around the edge, and is flanked on both sides by bold, Old English text that declares the document as a Marriage License. When closed, the information provided in the opened ... continued below

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[2] p. : ill. ; 37 x 23 cm., folded to 23 x 9 cm.

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Kral, F. L. November 3, 1933.

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Marriage license provided to Carl Harton and Louise Krenek, presided by F. L. Kral, the county clerk of Wharton County. There is a black and white illustration at the very top of the document of a bell composed entirely of small flowers, with a leafy vine emerging from the back of the bell and encircling it in an arc. This bell is inside a circular motif with decorative geometric elements around the edge, and is flanked on both sides by bold, Old English text that declares the document as a Marriage License. When closed, the information provided in the opened document is condensed into the uppermost quarter of the document's back.

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[2] p. : ill. ; 37 x 23 cm., folded to 23 x 9 cm.

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  • November 3, 1933

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Kral, F. L. Marriage License of Carl Harton & Anna Krenek, legal document, November 3, 1933; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223799/: accessed October 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Danish Heritage Preservation Society.