Farming Photo with C. M. Nissen on Far Right

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Photograph of a group of men standing outdoors on a large mechanical plow. Two of the men are on top of it, near the driver's seat. Another two are on the ground near the largest wheel. The one on the far right has been identified as C. M. Nissen. A fifth man is supporting himself with a lever towards the left, and a child farther left is sitting down barefoot on a wheel that has been turned to its side. The photograph has been placed on a dark mat with an embossed linear border that frames the photograph. On the ... continued below

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 21 cm., on mat 25 x 31 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1908~.

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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 20 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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Description

Photograph of a group of men standing outdoors on a large mechanical plow. Two of the men are on top of it, near the driver's seat. Another two are on the ground near the largest wheel. The one on the far right has been identified as C. M. Nissen. A fifth man is supporting himself with a lever towards the left, and a child farther left is sitting down barefoot on a wheel that has been turned to its side.

The photograph has been placed on a dark mat with an embossed linear border that frames the photograph.

On the back, there is hand-written text. It reads:
"H. J. Berndt Danevang, Texas. Please return to A. E. Berndt. C. M. Nissen on far right married to Katherine Lauritsen. CIRCA 1908."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 21 cm., on mat 25 x 31 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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  • 1908~

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  • June 6, 2012, 9:51 p.m.

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Farming Photo with C. M. Nissen on Far Right, photograph, 1908~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223862/: accessed October 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Danish Heritage Preservation Society.