Texas Cultures Online - 9,804 Matching Results

Search Results

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

[Photograph of Rev. Dr. William F. Edwards]

Description: Photograph of Rev. Dr. William "Bill" F. S. Edwards, with the note "5'6" slight build." Below that is the name and address of Shauna Higgins; a return address label for James L. Higgins (same address as Shauna) is also attached to the back of the photo.
Date: October 1977
Creator: Higgins, Shauna
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Photograph of Joe A. Medrano]

Description: Photograph of a postal delivery boy, Joe A. Medrano, sitting on a chair, dressed in postal uniform, cap and boots.
Date: 1930
Creator: CantĂș Studio
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Portrait of Cheryl Pleasants, Grace Roy, and David Morse Kersh at Salute to Youth Awards Presentation]

Description: Photograph of three people stopping to take a picture during the Salute to Youth Awards Presentation. The young woman on the far left, identified as Cheryl Pleasants through the plaque that she is holding, wears a bib dress with lace trimming and gold jewelry. The man in the middle, identified as David Morse Kersh, is wearing a navy suit and striped tie. On the far right is Grace Roy, also identified through her plaque. She wears a dark salmon colored blouse that ties at the neck. Large curtains or wall partitions can be seen behind them.
Date: 1978
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Duus Family Portrait]

Description: Studio portrait photograph of the Duus family in front of a blank backdrop. The three individuals in the back are standing and embracing each other, all of whom are the children of Gerda and Pastor Vagn Duus. On the back row from left to right are Verner, Sibyl, and Erling Duus. Sibyl's hand appears to be around the shoulder of her mother, Gerda, who wears horn-rimmed glasses, a blazer, and matching skirt. She is seated on the arm rest of a wooden chair, which is occupied by Pastor Vagn Duus. The words "Merry Christmas" have been printed on the top margin of the photograph. There is hand-written text on the back, but with the exception of the heading, which reads, "To Danish Ladies Aid member", the rest appears to be written in Danish or a similar Germanic language.
Date: 1942/1947
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Photograph of a Store in Fredericksburg]

Description: Negative of an unidentified store in Fredericksburg, Texas. It is a brick building with a decorative awning with carved posts and trim in front. There are some items in the display windows, but it is difficult to determine what they are. There are four shaped trees in planters in front, and there are parking meters along the sidewalk.
Date: unknown
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Portrait of Pastor Dan Lauderdale and Family]

Description: Studio portrait photograph of the Lauderdale family in front of a cloudy, brown backdrop. The man in the very back who stands above the rest is Pastor Dan Lauderdale. He wears a striped red shirt with white trim accents on his collar and sleeves. The older woman whose hair has been pulled back and pinned with flowers is Pastor Dan Lauderdale's mother, Dorothy Galbraith Lauderdale. Cindy Lauderdale is seated on the right and wears a red gingham dress. She is Pastor Dan's wife. Their two children are in the front, Rachel and Tabitha; however, these names have not been matched properly to their individual positions.
Date: 1981/1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Photograph of 1895 Danevang Community Hall]

Description: Copy negative of a group of families standing in four rows outside of the Danevang Community Hall. Two women sit inside of carriage harnessed to a horse. An American and Danish flag flag are raised on a flagpole next to the center.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang Fire House

Description: Copy negative of the Danevang Fire Department, which is located in Wharton County, Texas. In the image, there is a large one-story building with three garage doors, and there is a white sign above the building that reads, "Danevang Vol. Fire Dept."
Date: 1972
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Photograph of a Wedding Anniversary Party]

Description: Copy negative of friends and family celebrating the golden anniversary of Andreas and Inger Lauritsen, seated at the center front.
Date: 1952
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Three Children in Cage]

Description: Photograph of three unidentified children inside a yellow cage. It appears to be an attraction of sorts, perhaps an interactive space at the Children's Museum in San Antonio, Texas, where the picture was taken. A bilingual sign has been tied to one of the bars of the cage. It reads, "Limit: 3 children or 2 children and 1 adult." The other half reads the same but in Spanish.
Date: 1996
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Two Young Girls and Aquarium at Children's Museum]

Description: Photograph of two young girls, stopping to take a picture while at the Children's Museum in San Antonio, Texas. They each wear name tags provided to them by the museum. They stand in front of an aquarium containing several fish, rock formations, and sea plants inside. A lone toddler can be seen in the very back off to the right.
Date: 1996
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Two Young Girls at Children's Museum]

Description: Photograph of two young girls at the Children's Museum in San Antonio, Texas. They are holding two circular mechanical devices that look like batteries. The girl on the left wears a denim vest. Her companion, on the right, wears a t-shirt with the name "Jenny" spray-painted on the right. Handrails, a cage, and additional museum attendees can be seen in the back.
Date: 1996
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Two Young Girls Inside Model Airplane Aisle]

Description: Photograph of two unidentified young girls inside the aisle of a model airplane at the Children's Museum in San Antonio, Texas. The girl standing just under the doorway wears a denim and floral print dress with clear buttons and a name tag, provided to her from the museum. Her companion, in front of her, looks down, and appears to be either kneeling or sitting down. She wears a blue scrunchie on her hair and a denim top accented with a lace collar.
Date: 1996
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman and Child at Food Stand]

Description: Photograph of a large wooden food stand with two patrons - an adult woman with brown hair and a small blond boy - standing in front of it. The woman is opening up a small black clutch and facing the saleswoman, who wears a blue apron over a white shirt. A young boy is inside the food stand looking down. Behind them, several shelves have been placed on the wall, which hold food items ranging from spices to canned goods and large cans of cooking oil. The photograph is part of a series taken at the Children's Museum in San Antonio, Texas, and this may have been taken inside it as well.
Date: 1996
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman and Children at Children's Museum]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified woman with two children near her, taken at the Children's Museum in San Antonio, Texas. The woman wears a a denim top over a white shirt, and a green duffel bag hangs from her right shoulder. An open doorway on the far right shows an additional young girl and a man in the very back in a blue apron, looking down at an object in his hands.
Date: 1996
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Presenter at Service to Youth Award]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified woman speaking at a wooden podium during the Service to Youth Award Program, an event providing scholarships to graduating seniors; presumably, at the high school level. She is wearing glasses and a red turtleneck and her hair is short and cropped on the sides. Cloth-covered tables, hanging party streamers, and framed art can be seen around the room. The photograph was taken from the side and shows the woman's right profile.
Date: 1996
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Presenter in Blue at Service to Youth Award]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified woman speaking at a wooden podium during the Service to Youth Award Program, an event providing scholarships to graduating seniors; presumably, at the high school level. She wears a navy blue skirt, matching jacket and shoes, and gold jewelry. Both of her hands are clasped together, perhaps in the middle of an applause. Cloth-covered tables, hanging party streamers, chairs, and framed art can be seen around the room. The photograph was taken some distance away from the side and shows the woman's right profile, as well as the platform on which she stands.
Date: 1996
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Profile of Presenter at Service to Youth Award]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified woman speaking at a wooden podium during the Service to Youth Award Program, an event providing scholarships to graduating seniors; presumably, at the high school level. She is wearing glasses and a brown top with a stylized, black geometric print. Hanging party streamers, framed art, and wooden doorways can be seen around her.
Date: 1996
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Seated Chilren and Adults at Pizza Party]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified group of children and adults at a pizza party, stopping to take a picture from their tables and chairs. "Happy Birthday Max - '7'" reads brightly on a chalkboard in the back, to the left of a standing row of adults. They stand in front of a solid purple wall. Two pizza boxes can be seen in the foreground, and additional chairs around the room. The photograph was taken as a series during a trip to the Children's Museum in San Antonio, Texas, although it cannot be verified with certainty if this space belongs to the museum as well.
Date: 1996
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Accepting Award at Service to Youth Award]

Description: Photograph of a young unidentified woman accepting an award at the Service to Youth Award Program, an event providing scholarships to graduating seniors; presumably, at the high school level. The woman is shaking hands with her presenter, a short-haired, smiling woman with a long-sleeve navy dress and gold jewelry. With their free hands, they are each holding a part of the scholarship document. Standing behind a wooden podium, they also appear to be posing for a second picture being taken off camera to the left. Hanging party streamers, framed art, and a cloth-covered table can be seen around them.
Date: 1996
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Children and Adult Male with Airplane Model at Children's Museum]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified group at the Children's Museum in San Antonio, Texas. Several children are inside the cockpit of a model airplane, true to size. An adult man watches them on a platform on the right. A young girl to his side watches the others as well.
Date: 1996
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Children at Pizza Party]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified group of children seated at plastic tables eating and drinking. The photograph was taken candidly, as several of those attending are in the middle of eating their pizzas. One child has noticed the camera, and grins widely. A solid purple wall is behind them. Adults, perhaps chaperones, are around the room. One of them is walking over, carrying a drink to the left table.
Date: 1996
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Children Inside Classroom]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified group of children inside what appears to be a classroom. Three of them wear protective goggles, while the one nearest the foreground in the opened denim shirt smiles widely at the camera. Circuit equipment and some tools have been placed on the table before them. The photograph is part of a group, taken when the children shown traveled to the Children's Museum in San Antonio, Texas. A bulletin board, a hanging mobile of the planetary system, and additional children can be seen behind them.
Date: 1996
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections