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Andrew Jensen Military Promotion

Description: Hand-written and printed document from the United States Army given to Andrew Jensen after a military promotion. At the very top of the document, there is a black and white illustration of an eagle amongst various symbolic elements that make up the particular emblem. It hovers over bold text and is enclosed in a gray cloud-like gray area. The document states that Andrew made the transition to corporal at Camp Travis in Texas. Crease lines can be seen both length-wise and width-wise.
Date: June 1, 1918
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Andrew Jensen's Naturalization Papers

Description: Certificate of naturalization provided to Andrew Jensen after he became a citizen of the United States. Some biographical information is provided as well as additional standard signatures and bureaucratic fine print. There are two stamps on the back of the certificate, both of which appear to be written in Danish.
Date: June 1, 1918
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

C. J. Christensen in Car

Description: Copy print of a man, identified as C. J. Christensen, in the driver's side seat of an automobile. The car has a two wheel wagon attachment on the back, carrying a large load of packages, which have been stacked on top of each other. Behind them, a two-story house can be seen amidst an empty plot of land. The house has intersecting gable roofs with a chimney on top and two visible balconies bordered by railing posts. The bay window on the right side of the house, according to accompanying information, was added in 1918.
Date: 1918~
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Carl and Ida Thyssen

Description: Copy negative of Carl and Ida Thyssen of Danevang, Texas, which is located in Wharton County. Carl is wearing a suit and a hat, and Ida is wearing a long dress, a bonnet, and boots.
Date: 1918~
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Carl Thyssen During World War I

Description: Postcard of two men in military uniform standing on a wooden boardwalk in front of what appears to be a barrack. A ladder can be seen inclined on the structure behind the man on the right. Accompanying information indicates one of the men is Carl Thyssen, but has not specified which is which. They both wear lace-up boots, hats, and loose-fitting pants, but the man on the left wears a button-up jacket with multiple button-flap pockets, as oppose to the man on the right, who simply wears a long-sleeve shirt.
Date: 1918~
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Circus Coming Through Danevang]

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of a tusked elephant walking by a field whose wire fence is faintly visible. The elephant is followed from behind by a couple of horses. According to accompanying information, the elephant is part of the circus coming through Danevang.
Date: 1918
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Circus Coming Through Danevang

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of a circus caravan making its way through a field in Danevang. The caravan consists of two horse-drawn wagons, two wagon drivers, and a bear that is riding cage-free on the back of one of the wagons.
Date: 1918
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Henry Schaer WW1 Soldier

Description: Copy negative of Henry Schaer, who was a World War One soldier from Wharton County, Texas. In the image, Henry is standing outside a wooden building. He is wearing his military uniform and holding a gun.
Date: 1918
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Marius & Carl Thyssen

Description: Photograph of two men standing side by side outdoors near a small bush. Behind them, there is a tall structure with various domed openings and a palm tree off to the left. The man on the left, identified as Marius Thyssen, wears a three-piece suit and banded hat. The man to the right of him, identified as Carl Thyssen, wears a military uniform which consists of boots, slouchy pants, round brim hat, a long-sleeve shirt with button-flap pockets, and a slender dark tie. He holds a cigarette in his left hand.
Date: 1918
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Mud Chains on a Model T Ford

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of a Model T Ford with chains attached to the tires for easier travel on muddy roads. The car also has a tarp covering its window openings. Part of a building is visible behind the car to the right.
Date: 1918
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Notice to Appear

Description: Postcard sent out by the Local Board of Grundy County in Iowa to notify Ejner L. Wind to appear for a physical examination. The front of the postcard gives information about the date of the examination, and also warns Ejner that failure to appear may result in a loss of rights or immediately induct him to imprisonment or military service. On the back of the postcard, there is postage information.
Date: November 18, 1918
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Panoramic View of a Military Regiment in Maryland]

Description: Postcard of a large group of United States army soldiers at a camp in Maryland, possibly Glen Bernie or Laurel. They are all in their military uniform, gathered in multiple rows. Behind them, a series of tall leafless trees can be seen, as well as a single-story structure in the very center at the top of a hill. There is printed text on the front that reads "47 Battalion 23rd Engineers, Glen Bernie, MD. Feb. 1918." There is a black arrow near the top of the image pointing at an individual, identified as Arnold G. Knock. This information is verified on the back of the postcard, on which Arnold himself, under the "correspondence" heading, wrote: "I am in this picture the arrow point is our my head Did you receive my letter Hoping to hear from you soon This is my address Arnold G. Knock, Laurel Maryland, Truck Co #10 23 Engrs. [sic]" He has addressed the postcard on the left and right to an Emilie Andersen at "El Campo, Texas. D. S. R. #55."
Date: 1918
Creator: Schutz, Frederick A.
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Portrait of Carl Jessen Thyssen]

Description: Black and white professionally photographed portrait of Carl Jessen Thyssen, dressed in a military uniform coat and hat. His coat is double-breasted and made of thick material. His hands are in his pockets and staring at the intricate geometric pattern on the floor. The photograph has been affixed to a thick, tri-fold mat.
Date: 1918
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

WW1 Soldiers

Description: Copy negative of three World War One soldiers suited in military uniforms. From left to right, Lauritz Harton, Carl Thyssen, and Walter Nielsen are pictured.
Date: 1918
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society