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1910 Central School Class Photo

Description: Photograph of a group of children and an adult female standing before a building with two windows. The children are variously dressed in pants, shorts, and dresses. None of them are wearing shoes. The adult woman on the far right wears a light-colored top and a floor-length, full skirt. There is an irregular piece of cardboard taped on the back of the photograph. Hand-written text in pencil is partially seen, and reads, "School Circa 1910".
Date: 1910~
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Abelone Wind in Her Confirmation Dress]

Description: Postcard featuring a black and white portrait of a young woman, identified as Abelone Wind, standing on top of a couple of intricate rugs. Behind her is a painted backdrop. She is wearing a white Confirmation dress, a white bow in her hair, and black shoes. Her right arm is resting on a elaborately woven wicker chair.
Date: April 1910
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Andrew Jensen's Declaration of Intention

Description: Declaration of Intention given to Andrew Jensen from the Bureau of Immigration and Naturalization. Signed in the county of Matagorda, the document declares Andrew's intention to become a natural citizen of the United States. It renounces his citizenship in Denmark and the King Frederick VIII. An embossed seal can be seen on the bottom left corner.
Date: May 27, 1910
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Anna Nygaard

Description: Photograph of Anna Nygaard standing outside holding a baby in her right hand. Her head is turned towards the baby as she leans slightly to the left. She is wearing a patterned, lightweight dress that goes below her knees. A rocking chair is behind her and behind that, an out-of-focus tree in direct sunlight, outside of the cast shadow that covers Anna and the chair. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph states "Anna Nygaard".
Date: 1910/1920
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Brian & Elizabeth Wind Having Coffee

Description: Photograph of a man and woman sitting on a wooden bench drinking coffee. Behind them, there is a set of windows partially covered by a pair of sheer curtains. The man, identified as Brian Wind, holds the cup near his mouth and wears belted pants and a long-sleeve shirt. On the left, the woman, identified as Elizabeth Wind, wears a dress and dark shoes and smiles openly at the camera.
Date: 1910/1930
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Brian Wind in Military Uniform]

Description: Photograph of a young adult, identified as Brian Wind, in a military uniform standing in the snow. His hands are placed firmly on his sides and he smiles at the camera. An extravagant two-story house is behind him. To his right, a pile of cannonballs have been stacked on the snow. Photograph most likely comes from World War I era.
Date: 1910/1950
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[C. J. Christensen Home]

Description: Copy print of a farmstead belonging to C. J. Christensen. The photograph was taken several feet away from the main house, which is off to the right behind a small fence and a line of stacked haystacks. The main house is a two-story structure with intersecting gable roofs, five windows along the first floor and two on the top one. Additionally, there are a couple of small outbuildings in the leftmost side of the image. The plot of land in the foreground has been used for an unidentified crop.
Date: 1910
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Jens H. Berndt Farmstead]

Description: Photograph of Jens H. Berndt and his farmstead half a mile west of Danevang, Texas, which was later sold to P. C. Petersen in 1921. Presumably, Jens is the man in the foreground on the small plow that is being pushed by two horses. Behind him on the left, there is a barn with a tall gable roof and a windmill. The main home is on the far right. It is a two-story house with intersecting gable roofs and several double-hung windows, as well as two roof overhangs covering small patios. The photograph has been placed on a stiff mat. On the back, there is hand-written text that reads, "Jens H. Berndt about 1910."
Date: 1910~
Creator: Anderson, H. J.
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Jens H. Berndt Farmstead]

Description: Photograph of Jens H. Berndt and his farmstead half a mile west of Danevang, Texas, which was later sold to P. C. Petersen in 1921. This information is also written on the back of the item in black ink. Presumably, Jens is the man in the foreground on the small plow that is being pushed by two horses. Behind him on the left, there is a barn with a tall gable roof and a windmill. The main home is on the far right. It is a two-story house with intersecting gable roofs and several double-hung windows, as well as two roof overhangs covering small patios. The photograph has been placed on a stiff mat which is chipping on the sides.
Date: 1910~
Creator: Anderson, H. J.
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Jens H. Berndt Home

Description: Copy negative of the family home and farm of Jens H. Berndt, in Danevang, Texas, which is located in Wharton County. The two-story family home is pictured on the right side of the image. There is a barn and a windmill on the left side of the image. There is an unidentified man in the center of the photograph riding in a small carriage pulled by two donkeys.
Date: 1910
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Mary and Twins Brodsgaard

Description: Copy negative of a group portrait taken in west Danevang, Texas. From left to right, the children pictured are Agnes Brodsgaard, Emma Brodsgaard, and Marie Brodsgaard. Agnes and Emma, who are twins, are wearing white dresses and are sitting in chairs. Marie is wearing a dress and has a bow in her hair.
Date: 1910
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Melvin Hansen at Wholesale Candy Parking Lot]

Description: Photograph of a man, identified as Melvin Hansen, at a Wholesale Candy parking lot. He stands in front of a series of parked automobiles, dressed sharply in a military style uniform. There is a duffel bag behind one of the cars off to the right. Although partly obstructed by Melvin's head, a water tower is visible behind the store.
Date: 1910/1950
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Melvin Hansen Outdoors in Front of Bush]

Description: Photograph of a man, identified as Melvin Hansen, standing in front of a large bush. A flat, spacious landscape surrounds him. There appears to be a building very far away in the distance. Melvin wears a military style trench coat, trousers over a shirt and tie combination, and a tilted cap. His legs are slightly apart from one another.
Date: 1910/1950
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Nygaard Girls

Description: Photograph of three woman seated outside on brick steps. The steps lead up to a shut door of a house. The woman in the far back, identified as Sigrid Nygaard, holds her right arm outstretched with her hand placed on the brick. The two women in front of her, from left to right, have been identified as Anna Nygaard and Ellen Nygaard. They both wear below-the-knee, long-sleeve dresses with bows attached at the neckline, stockings, and close-toed, dark Mary Jane shoes. They each hold the hand of a young boy whose name has not been provided. Hand-written text on the back appears to read "Lil Ida"; additionally, it states, "Anna, Sigrid, Ellen Nygaard".
Date: 1910/1920
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Photograph of Agnes, Otto L., and Melvin Hansen]

Description: Photograph of a man, identified as Melvin Hansen, standing between his parents, Otto L. Hansen and Agnes Hansen. Melvin is dressed in a military-style uniform. His father, to his left, is wearing a three-piece suit and a hat. His mother, to his right, wears glasses and a thick, dark-colored coat. They are standing in front of an automobile, mostly obstructed but still visible. In the very back, there are a series of parked cars, a water tower in the distance, and a few nondescript buildings. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph lists their names.
Date: 1910/1950
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Two Children on Chair]

Description: Portrait photograph of a young boy and girl on a wooden chair. They are both in white outfits, and the boy is standing and smiling towards the camera. The girl has a large white bow in her hair and is sitting on the arm of the chair.
Date: 1910
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Woman in Garden]

Description: Photograph of a woman identified as Mrs. Harriett Carr. She is wearing a light blouse and dark skirt, and standing between large plants in a garden. Her hair is pulled back and she is smiling towards the camera.
Date: 1910
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast