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Kiesten Marie (?) Thyssen

Description: Bust portrait photograph of a woman, possibly Kiesten Marie Thyssen. Her head is slightly turned to the right. She wears a dark, conservative button-up top, hanging earrings, and a tiara that sits on her hair, which pulls her hair tightly back. The photograph was printed on a stiff oval-like board. Its top and bottom edges are slightly bent upwards.
Date: 1850/1860
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Kiesten Marie (?) Thyssen

Description: Bust portrait photograph of a woman, possibly Kiesten Marie Thyssen. Her head and gaze is shifted to the right. She wears a dark, conservative button-up top, hanging earrings, and a tiara that sits on her hair, which pulls her hair tightly back.
Date: 1850/1860
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Photograph of a Fireplace]

Description: Photograph of a stone fireplace with an active fire. The year "1852" is carved above the fireplace.
Date: 1852
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

Frederiksen Family Portrait

Description: Studio portrait photograph of the Frederiksen family in front of a blank backdrop. An ornate table has been added on the right, on which one of the children sits. The man on the far right has been identified as Andrew C. Frederiksen. His first wife, Karen Marie Tarina Frederiksen, stands on the left with her right hand around the shoulder of Thora Marie Jorgine 'Doris" Frederiksen, her daughter. Her second daughter, a slightly older girl sitting in a small chair between her parents, has been identified as Olivia E. Frederiksen. Lastly, their son, Auderman Frederiksen, stands in the back with his left arm resting on his father's shoulder. There is a hand-written note on the back of the photograph but it cannot be read with certainty.
Date: 1869/1950
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Photograph of the Hill Country Antiques Building]

Description: Negative of the Hill Country Antiques in Fredricksburg, TX. The store has two American flags in front of the building. The store windows have papers hung in them and various items on display.
Date: 1869
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of the Hill Country Antiques Building]

Description: Photograph of the Hill Country Antiques in Fredricksburg, TX. The store has two American flags in front of the building. The store windows have papers hung in them and various items on display. On the back is the name of the store and address.
Date: 1869
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Portrait of a Woman]

Description: Portrait is a full body shot of an unidentified woman. She has her left arm leaning on a column. She is wearing a dark colored dress with a light collar and a necklace with a cross. It is matted on a light mat. The photograph company's address is printed on the back. Also "Mai 1870" is handwritten under the address.
Date: May 1870
Creator: Etablissement Photographique de Stalins & Janssens
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Portrait of a Woman]

Description: Portrait is a full-body shot of an unidentified woman posing with her left hand on a chair. She is wearing a dark-colored dress with a light-colored lacy collar and a necklace. The photograph is on a light mat and has "Meyersville, 1875" written on the back.
Date: 1875
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Wedding Portrait of H. P. and Maren Jensen]

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of a newlywed couple, Hans Peter Jensen and Maren Jorgensen Jensen. They are posed in a furnished setting. Hans Peter, dressed in a three-piece suit, is seated in a chair and looking at the camera while Maren Jensen stands beside him wearing a long dress and veil.
Date: November 7, 1879
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Hans Berndt German Army

Description: Copy negative of a portrait of Hans Berdnt, a military war veteran. He is wearing his military uniform and leaning on the arm of an antique chair.
Date: 1885
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Iver Wind Framed Photo

Description: Photograph of an interior space in which a framed oval photograph has been placed on top of a small stack of papers. These papers and the frame are on a wooden cabinet with intricate embossing on its front drawer. The photo is a bust portrait of a man identified as Iver Wind. He wears a bow tie and suit jacket. Behind this, there is a doorway and a wall covered in wooden siding.
Date: 1888
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

(Karen) Mrs. Hans Berndt

Description: Copy negative of a portrait of Karen Berndt. She is wearing a dark, high-collar dress decorated with flowers pinned to the shoulder. Karen is facing toward the right side of the image with her arms resting on the top of an upholstered dining chair. There is a palm plant, a vase, and a carved wood fireplace visible in the background of the image. There is a banner at the bottom of the image that reads, "Olsen Hartford Portraits".
Date: 1889
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

J. C. Evers and Family

Description: Studio photograph of J. C. Evers and his family posing in front of a light-colored backdrop and a set of pulled curtains. J. C. Evers himself is sitting on a chair on the far left. He wears a three-piece suit with a dark tie. A young woman is behind him on the right wearing a turtleneck top with a dark, belted skirt. Two children are in the middle, a girl and a boy; presumably siblings. A fourth person, an older woman dressed in dark clothing, is seated on the far right in a wicker chair. The photograph has been pasted on a stiff, cardboard matte surface that is chipping on the top left corner. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph reads, "From Abelona Wind Harton. Friends with family in Danevang. Evers lived in 424 East corner of second [difficult to read] from right."
Date: 1890/1895
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Professional Portrait of Two Girls]

Description: Professional portrait photograph of two young girls that has been hand colored. The girls are wearing matching black dresses and laced boots. The girl on the left has short hair tucked behind her ears, and is seated with her hands in her lap. The girl on the right has her hair pulled back with a bow, which has been hand colored red, and she has one hand in her lap and one rested on her chair. They are both looking towards the camera and are seated on chairs that have also been hand colored red.
Date: August 8, 1891
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Confirmation Class at Vereins Kirche]

Description: Portraits of the last class to be confirmed in the Vereins Kirche. The nineteen portraits are bust shots of the students and reverend, mounted on a single mat. The women are wearing white traditional confirmation dresses, and the men are wearing dark suits and ties. A list of the students' names are numbered on the back.
Date: 1892
Partner: Gillespie County Historical 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

Sine and Hans Nygaard

Description: Copy negative of Sine and Hans Nygaard of Danevang, Texas, which is located in Wharton County.
Date: 1894~
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Portrait of a Mother and Her Two Children]

Description: Black and white portrait of Hansigne Larsen Wind and her two children, Ebbe and Abelone. Hansigne is seated in a wooden chair and is dressed in a long, dark gown. The children are standing on either side of Hansigne, with their arms placed in her lap. The back of the mat has a handwritten note which says, "Leaving Iowa to visit mother's family taken in 1895. Mother Ebbe. Daddy left for Tex in 1894, Oct. We 3 joined him here in June 1895."
Date: 1895
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Completion of the Port Arthur Canal]

Description: Photograph of a group of men standing at the edge of water, for the completion of the Port Arthur Canal. One man is waving an American flag over the water, and a boat can be seen in the distance.
Date: 1896
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Large Group of People at Tres Palacios Creek]

Description: Copy negative print of a large group of people posing for the photograph at Tres Palacios Creek in East Danevang, Texas. There is a small dog in the foreground to the left, and several children on the right in the bottom rows. Large trees tower over them casting shadows. There is a man in the very back row holding an American and Danish flag on each hand over his head. There is a second American flag to the right held by a man near a tree trunk.
Date: 1896/1900
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Photograph of Fredericksburg's Fiftieth Anniversary Parade]

Description: Photograph of Fredericksburg's fiftieth anniversary parade. According to accompanying information, the parade took place on Main Street. There are several floats and horses coming down the street. The float in front has the dates 1846 and 1896 on the side. There are many spectators and carriages lining the street, and the rest of the town is visible in the background. The photograph is matted, and the name Hugo Kallenberg is written on the back.
Date: 1896
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Woman in White Dress]

Description: Profile photograph of a woman in a long-sleeved white dress, identified as Harriet Housley Carr. She has dark hair that is pulled back into a bun, and is holding a glass bottle and cup. The photograph is dated 1897.
Date: 1897
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of a Hay Baler]

Description: Photograph of the original hay baler. The photograph displays the machine and the small blocks of hay it makes. On the back it mentions the original patent holders of the device, William Wilke and Ira Wash and that the baler was operated by a mule on a tread mill.
Date: 1898/1899
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society