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Berndt's Denmark Farm

Description: Copy negative of Helvig Jensen Berdnt's farm in Denmark. Men and women are standing outside of the low-roofed building with a horse-pulled wagon. A dirt path leads up to the farm and through an arched pathway leading to the back of the building. An inset photograph displays an alternate view of the farm.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Blacksmith Shop in Denmark

Description: Copy negative of workers standing outside of a blacksmith shop in Denmark. The men and women are grouped around a piece of machinery outside of the large brick building. The women, who are all dressed in formal attire, are standing to the right of the machinery. The men are dressed in work clothes. Carl Harton is identified in the photograph with a hand-written note.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Denmark House

Description: Copy negative of the family home of Carl George Thomsen, located in Denmark. In the photograph, there are five unidentified individuals standing outside of the two-story brick home.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Envelope from Sally de Mattia to Sterling Houston - 1995]

Description: Envelope from Sally de Mattia to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright and director of the Jump-Start Performance Company, where the letter was sent. The envelope comes from Italy; stamps on the top right corner show scenic illustrations of Italian castles and seaside buildings.
Date: 1995
Creator: de Mattia, Sally
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

The Family History of Jorgen and Ane Ingvardsen

Description: Family genealogy tracing the descendants of Jorgen and Ane Ingvardsen who immigrated from Denmark and settled in Danevang, Texas around 1904. The table of contents lists: Tusind Tak, History, Register Report of Ingvart Hansen Ingvardsen, Kinship Report of Ingvart Hansen Ingvardsen, and an index (starting on page 37). Documentation also includes immigration records for family members with a photocopy of the original manifest, and photographs from several generations.
Date: February 5, 2005
Creator: Ingvardsen, Gary Allen & Flagg, Irene Hansen
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

H. J. Berndt as a Guard for Kaiser Wilhelm

Description: Color photograph of a black and white portrait of a man in a military uniform posed next to an elaborate piece of furniture. He is identified as H.J. Berndt, who served as a guard for Kaiser Wilhelm in Germany when Germany occupied the Southern part of Denmark. His uniform consists of a single-breasted jacket with a row of buttons down the center. At his waist, he is wearing a belt. He is also wearing light colored pants and boots. His right ankle is crossed over his left ankle and one of his hands rests on the table beside him.
Date: 1890
Creator: Lange, Paul
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Hans Larsen Family Portrait]

Description: Black and white photograph of the Hans Larsen family, posing for a professional portrait. Hans, who is wearing a suit jacket, is standing behind his family and has one hand on the shoulder of his son, who is wearing a collared shirt that has a four-button placket and a bowtie. Hans' daughter stands directly in front of him, wearing a dark, laced-collared dress that comes to her knees. Birte Marie is seated to the right and is wearing a long, dark dress. The background behind them has painted palm leaves.
Date: unknown
Creator: Nielsen, Emil
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Kaiser Wilhelm and His Guards in Potsdam

Description: Copy photograph of a black and white photograph depicting Kaiser Wilhelm II walking by a line of his guards in Potsdam, Germany. Visible on the left, he and his officers are dressed in full military uniforms which include jackets, pants, boots, and sashes. Kaiser Wilhelm II is the most decorated man in the group; various medals are strewn across his chest. A long line of guards stand at attention on his right, one of whom is H.J. Berndt, denoted by an arrow that has been penned in on the photograph's surface. They are all standing near a large building whose exterior is in the classical style. On the left hand corner of the photograph, a handwritten note reads, "...on a visit by Kaiser Wilhelm II, in Potsdam, by Berlin, in 1892, by H.J. Berndt."
Date: 1892
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Letter from Jeaneite T. O'Shea to Sheppard W. King, III - 1977-06-29]

Description: Letter from Jeaneite T. O'Shea to "Miss" Sheppard King, replying to a telegram from King. O'Shea explains that she would like to move out of her current apartment, which she shares with a person much older than she, and is seeking to possibly share an apartment with King.
Date: June 29, 1977
Creator: O'Shea, Jeaneite T.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Nancy de Mattia to Sterling Houston - August 15, 1997]

Description: Letter from Nancy de Mattia to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She writes from France, where business operations for Omero magazine have moved. Her position at the publication remains unclear, but it appears that an interview with Houston over one of his plays, the Modernization of Sainthood, has remained unpublished due to its controversial content. Nancy wishes to publish something less controversial.
Date: August 15, 1997
Creator: de Mattia, Nancy
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sally de Mattia to Sterling Houston - June 22, 1995]

Description: Letter from Sally de Mattia to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She writes from the Italian-based magazine Omero, which is in various stages of publishing Le Griffon, a play by Houston. She also wonders if perhaps she should take her own play out of Houston's production company, the Jump-Start Performance Company, due to setbacks in funding and delays.
Date: June 22, 1995
Creator: de Mattia, Sally
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Portrait of a Married Danish Couple]

Description: Black and white photograph of a husband and a wife, Ole Nielsen and Sidst Marie Nielsdatter. They are posed for a professional photograph and are wearing formal attire. Ole is sitting in an embellished chair; his arm is resting on the arm of the chair. Sidst is standing to his right, with her arm behind him.
Date: unknown
Creator: Ganderup
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Portrait of Berthe Kristine Knudsen Andersen

Description: Copy negative of Berthe Kristine Knudsen Andersen before her marriage to Mads Andersen. Berthe is leaning on an upholstered rocking chair and is facing forward. She is wearing a dress with a center row of buttons and decorative lapels on the long-sleeve bodice. Her hair is pulled back in a bun and she is wearing earrings. The background comprises of an interior scene with a draped window and framed art on the wall directly behind Berthe.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Portrait of Carl Harton

Description: Copy negative of a young Carl Harton in Denmark. Carl is leaning against the back of a chair facing the camera. He is wearing a long-sleeved suit jacket, collared shirt, bow tie, and dark slacks.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Portrait of Marie, Nee Olson, Hansen]

Description: Photograph of an elderly woman, identified as Marie Hansen (Nee Olson), in a photography studio in Denmark. She wears glasses and a dark turtleneck shirt. The photograph has been placed within the small triangular cut-outs of a paper frame. Together, they have been placed inside a a folder. Accompanying information gives some information concerning Marie's genealogy. She was married to Monrad Hansen and was the cousin of Louise Olson Petersen.
Date: unknown
Creator: Nielsen, Holger
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Portrait of Sophie Jensen Olson

Description: Black and white photograph of a woman, Sophie Jensen Olson, who is the wife of J.P. Olson. She is wearing dark clothing that features a ruffled top and a high collar. Her hair is pulled back tight. The portrait is vignetted so that only her bust and above are visible.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hansen, F. E.
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Postcard from Lillian to John J. Herrera - 1966]

Description: Postcard to John J. Herrera is postmarked Rome, Italy, but the postmark date is obscured. The front of the card is a color image of a building which is identified on the back of the card as St. Peter's Basilica in Rome. The handwritten note reads: "Onto Monte Carlo & Paris & Louvre [?] Lillian".
Date: 1966
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard of Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costillo in Osuna]

Description: Postcard of Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costillo in Osuna. Don Miguel is standing against a tree and listening to one of the soldiers. Osuna is a town and municipality in the province of Seville, southern Spain, in the autonomous community of Andalusia.
Date: unknown
Creator: Tarjeta Postal
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library