[Danish Cultural Center Postcard]

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Postcard of several lines of text and printed images regarding the Danish Cultural Center. At the top left, there is a line drawing of the "Pioneer House," which, according to the caption beneath it, was "one of the pre-1900 houses, restored and furnished to reflect the early lifestyle of the Danevang pioneers." The small image shows a a two-story house with a smaller, single-story structure in the background and two flag poles in the foreground bearing the American and Danish flags. The drawing opposite on the top right corner is of a long structure with a mansard roof, which, according ... continued below

Physical Description

1 postcard : red and white ; 10 x 15 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1992/2001.

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This postcard 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 53 times . More information about this postcard 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

Postcard of several lines of text and printed images regarding the Danish Cultural Center. At the top left, there is a line drawing of the "Pioneer House," which, according to the caption beneath it, was "one of the pre-1900 houses, restored and furnished to reflect the early lifestyle of the Danevang pioneers."
The small image shows a a two-story house with a smaller, single-story structure in the background and two flag poles in the foreground bearing the American and Danish flags.
The drawing opposite on the top right corner is of a long structure with a mansard roof, which, according to its caption, is the museum. It is "reminiscent of an old Danish barn, it houses artifacts of the early days of the immigrants plus displays of farming, community life and Danish culture."

In the very center, there is an outlined image of the state of Texas, with a tiered, bold line of text in red that reads, "Danish Culture Center."

On the back of the postcard, there is further information about the Center. It reads: "Located approximately 12 miles south of El Campo on Hwy. 71 South and CR 426. The Cultural Center was established in 1992 and opened in 2001 to preserve, protect, and promote Danish Heritage artifacts and cultures."

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1 postcard : red and white ; 10 x 15 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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  • 1992/2001

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  • 1992 - 2001

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • June 6, 2012, 9:51 p.m.

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[Danish Cultural Center Postcard], postcard, 1992/2001; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223851/: accessed April 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Danish Heritage Preservation Society.