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[Boat in a Parade]

Description: Photograph of a boat shaped float in a W. O. W. Parade. It is driving through the middle of a street, and children on the right side of the photograph are watching it pass in front of them. Other bystanders can be seen in the background.
Date: August 10, 1916
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Bridge Damaged by Being Struck by Ship]

Description: Photograph of a bridge damaged by being struck by the S.S. Splendor. The bridge is upright in the air, and four men are on the dock in front of it. There is handwriting on the back of the photograph that describes the scene and dates it April 26, 1916.
Date: April 16, 1916
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

Danish Folk School

Description: Copy negative of groups of people in front of Grand View College in Des Moines, Iowa. The men and women pictured are all wearing traditional Danish folk costumes. The men are kneeling down, and the women are standing up. The men are holding the women's hands. There is one man, identified as Holger Koch, sitting with his legs crossed in front of the costumed group, holding a violin. Other unidentified people standing in the background.
Date: 1916
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Isaacson Cotton Gin Company, El Campo, Texas]

Description: Black and white photograph of a building known as the Isaacson Gin Company, where cotton is processed. The building is made of wood and has several different sections to it. The yard just outside the company is teeming with horse-drawn or animal-drawn wagons. Each wagon is filled with cotton; some of them are covered with a tarp. In the distance, several houses are visible, as are dirt roads that lead to and from the company yard.
Date: September 16, 1916
Creator: El Campo Studio Photo
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Isaacson Gin Company

Description: Photograph of the Isaacson Gin Company, a cotton gin in El Campo, Texas, taken from a high angle and from a distance, capturing the entire structure and the surrounding homes that surround it. Several horse-drawn wagons are moving in a procession in an arc formation from the south-facing wall of the gin to the north-facing one. Groups of men can be seen directing them. Others are seen on the ground and on platforms near the cotton bales. The gin itself is a large two-story structure with gable roofs and a large pole extending from the direction of the smaller roofs. All the buildings in the background within the vicinity of the gin seem to be homes. They are built along the street that runs parallel to the gin's east-facing wall. The photograph has been pasted on a stiff mat with a decorative linear embossing that runs the perimeter of the image.
Date: September 16, 1916
Creator: El Campo Studio
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Lumber Company Float in Parade]

Description: Photograph of a C. Kramer Lumber Company float drawn by horses in a parade. There are men standing on top of the float and holding American flags. A small boy is following by the side of the float, and people are watching from the opposite side of the road.
Date: 1916
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

Passport Pauline Berthelsen

Description: Copy negative of the passport of Pauline Berthelsen of Wharton County, Texas. In the top left corner of the passport, there is a photograph of Pauline stapled to the document. There is a stamp at the bottom of the document that reads, "canceled."
Date: March 2, 1916
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Passport Pauline Berthelsen

Description: Copy negative of the passport photograph of Pauline Berthelsen of Wharton County, Texas. The photograph is embossed with a United States Department of State seal, and Pauline's name is hand-written on the front of the photograph.
Date: March 2, 1916
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Peter Lamp Smoking Pipe]

Description: Photograph of Peter Lamp (1842-1921) seated indoors, smoking a pipe. He is wearing a suit and hat, and blowing smoke out of his mouth. Handwriting on the back of the photograph identifies him as Peter Lamp.
Date: November 18, 1916
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast