[Mary Andersen and Daughters at Birthday Celebration]

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Photograph of a woman in a wheelchair, identified as Mary Andersen, at her 100th birthday celebration with her four daughters standing behind her. Mary Andersen is holding a heart-shaped box that reads, "Mary H. Andersen 100 centennial". She is wearing a pink floral dress and a pearl necklace. From left to right, her daughters have been identified as Rena Howard, June Andersen Gann, Ruth Brodsgaard, and Christine Ingvardeen Michaelsen. Behind them, there is an unidentified man. A series of long tables have been arranged for the festivities. In the very back, frames of different sizes and designs have been put ... continued below

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1 photograph : col. ; 9 x 11 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. July 1985.

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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 14 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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Photograph of a woman in a wheelchair, identified as Mary Andersen, at her 100th birthday celebration with her four daughters standing behind her. Mary Andersen is holding a heart-shaped box that reads, "Mary H. Andersen 100 centennial". She is wearing a pink floral dress and a pearl necklace. From left to right, her daughters have been identified as Rena Howard, June Andersen Gann, Ruth Brodsgaard, and Christine Ingvardeen Michaelsen. Behind them, there is an unidentified man. A series of long tables have been arranged for the festivities. In the very back, frames of different sizes and designs have been put on a gridded fence. Photograph was taken at Plainview Hall.

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1 photograph : col. ; 9 x 11 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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  • July 1985

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[Mary Andersen and Daughters at Birthday Celebration], photograph, July 1985; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223924/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Danish Heritage Preservation Society.