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Wilhelm Harton - 3 Months Old

Description: Photograph of Wilhelm Harton, three months old, wearing a long, child's gown with a crochet trim sewn to the neckline. He sits on what appears to be a wicker chair. Text on the front of the mat on which the picture is pasted to reads "Luck's East 6th Studio, Austin, TX." Hand-written text on the back of the mat reads, "Wilhelm Harton. Apr. 1, 04. 3 months old. Born: 1/1/04 Died : 1/23/72 Son of Peter Harton Stephanie Reif Harton (sic)"
Date: April 1, 1904
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Wilhelm & Phoebe Tizdale Hebo Harton wife #3

Description: Photograph of a woman and a man, identified as Phoebe Tizdale Hebo Harton and Wilhelm Harton, respectively, posing for the camera in front of a house. The woman wears a floppy hat, a floral dress, dark heels, and is carrying a purse. The man wears a three-piece suit and hat. There are a series of small bushes lining the side of the house. There is a repeating, decorative border that surrounds the photograph. On the back, hand-written text reads, "Wilhelm 'Bill' Harton Phoebe Tizdale hebo Harton Wife #3 Taken @ Aunt Jodie's [sic]".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Wind Brothers

Description: Copy negative of a black and white portrait of five brothers. They are identified as Harold, Alfred, Ellis, Irvin, and Lester; they are all a part of the Wind family from Danevang. Two brothers stand in front of the three others. They are all visible from the waist up.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Wind Children

Description: Copy negative of the Wind family children standing in a field in Danevang, Texas. From left to right are Ejolf, Ingeborg, and Sigred. Both girls are wearing dresses with white, lacey collars and laced shoes. The boy is wearing a collared white shirt, suspenders, and trousers. The youngest of the two girls has two dolls sitting at her feet. A dog sits next to Ingeborg.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

The Wind Family

Description: Copy negative of the Wind family outside of their home, east of Danevang.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Wind Family Photo

Description: Black and white photograph of a family posed for a portrait. The father and mother are seated on the left and right respectively. Their five children are situated between them. Three of the children are standing; one child is seated on the floor and the youngest child is in the father's lap.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[A Woman and a Man in Hats Standing Outdoors]

Description: Black and white photograph of a man and a woman, who is only half visible, standing next to each other outdoors. The man, identified as Agerskov Petersen, is wearing a three-piece suit and a hat; he is crossing his arms in front of his chest. The woman to his left is wearing a patterned dress and a hat, and is holding her hand up to her face. Behind them is a group of people who are mingling underneath some trees. There is a fold-out chair that is visible amongst the group.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[A Woman and a Man Posing for a Picture Outdoors]

Description: Black and white photograph of an unidentified woman and man standing together in the yard of a white house with several windows. A tree trunk is visible to the left of the them. In the background, a few people are relaxing in wooden Adirondack lawn chairs. One of the figures is Alfred Hansen.
Date: August 1948
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Woman Doing Woodwork for the Restoration of the Pioneer House at the Danish Heritage Museum]

Description: Color photograph of Barbara Runnels standing behind table saw machine, next to which are two small stacks of wooden planks. A sliver of daylight is hitting the floor which is covered in sawdust. From the left, a hand that belongs to an unidentified individual is placed on the machine that is balanced atop the sawhorse. Barbara, who is wearing glasses, a red plaid shirt, jeans and white tennis shoes, has her attention focused on the hand to her left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Woman Posing in Front of a Statue in a Museum]

Description: Black and white photograph of a woman, identified as Christine Olson Walters, standing in front of an elevated statue display at a museum. She is wearing a pea coat, a hat, glasses, and a dress. In one of her hands she is carrying a bag. She is supporting herself with a cane. The statue behind her consists of two human figures cast in a shiny metal with an indiscernible sculpture in between them. A large metal plaque is visible directly behind Christine. Above the statue, an upper floor where two individuals are standing behind the railing is visible.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Woman Working on Restoration of the Pioneer House at the Danish Heritage Museum]

Description: Color photograph of a woman wearing a plaid shirt, standing by two small stacks of wooden planks on which she is focused. She is identified as Barbara Runnels and she is working on the reconstruction of the pioneer house at the Danish Heritage Museum. A nearly empty shelving unit is on her left and behind her are two windows.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Women in a Kitchen]

Description: Photograph of standing women in a kitchen with wooden drawers. The woman in the foreground fills a container with water. To her right, various dishes have been set on a drying rack. In the background, two smiling women are standing opposite each other.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Women Waiting in Food Line]

Description: Photograph of a standing line of women waiting to reach a cafeteria window. The first woman in line holds a plate of food. Behind her, a smiling woman looks at the camera while the rest glance around the room. They all wear knee-length dresses and glasses.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Wooden Bridge over a Shallow Creek]

Description: Black and white negative of a wooden bridge that runs across a shallow creek. Dry vegetation and dirt on the sides of the creek are visible on the right and in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

World War One Soldiers

Description: Copy negative of two soldiers wearing their uniforms from World War One. The uniform consists of a calf-length double-breasted peacoat, a brimmed hat with leather ties, and lace-up shoes.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Worshippers at Sunday Service in Church

Description: Photograph of church members of the Danevang Lutheran Church during Sunday worship service. Men and woman are seated on benches, looking down at their held papers. Three of the man in the back row have been identified, front to back, as Andrew Berndt, Fred Swendsen, and Emil Svensson. In the front, three of the individuals have been identified as Otto Harton, Marius Thyssen, unknown, and Emilie Nelsen. Hand-written text in pencil on the back of the photograph reads, "Worship at DLC 1970's".
Date: 1968
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Written Account of the Origins of the Danevang Farmers Cooperative Society]

Description: Four page account of the beginning of the Danevange Farmers Cooperative Society written by W. E. Paulson, a marketing specialist in the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station at Texas A. & M. University. Early hardships in Danevange frame the communal spirit of the early Texas Danes, who begin cooperative enterprises after the devastating "Galveston storm" in 1900. Mr. Paulson ends with some of the financial benefits of the Coop society on Danevange.
Date: September 16, 1943
Item Type: Text
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

WW1 Soldiers

Description: Copy negative of three World War One soldiers suited in military uniforms. From left to right, Lauritz Harton, Carl Thyssen, and Walter Nielsen are pictured.
Date: 1918
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

WWI Soldiers

Description: Copy negative of three soldiers wearing their World War One uniforms. The long-sleeved uniforms are made of heavy fabric, and button up the chest to the neck. There are two pockets on either side of the row of center buttons. A circular pin is attached to collar of each soldier's uniform.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Young Boy Holding a Toy in Front of a Christmas Tree]

Description: Black and white photograph of a young boy (identified as Tommie Hansen) standing indoors in front of a Christmas tree and holding a shiny toy. He is wearing a white shirt, dark overalls, and a toy holster around his waist. The tree behind him is draped in tinsel and decorated with ornaments. To the left of the tree is a table stand upon which a lamp sits; underneath the stand is a toy doll. To the right, a coffee table and a couch with a wrapped gift on it are partially visible.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Young Boys in Front of Car

Description: Photograph of four young children in front of a car. They are dressed similarly in formal attire. They each wear belted jackets with flap pockets over light-colored shirts and ties, as well as matching pants and hats (being held to their sides). They have been identified as Carl, Peter, Michael, and Chris Brodsgaard, but their names have not been matched to their individual positions. Accompanying information goes on to say that "these are the sons of Sam Brodsgaard."
Date: 1920/1940
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Young George Hansen]

Description: Black and white portrait of a young George Hansen wearing a white Victorian infant dress. He is standing and holding himself up by grasping onto a structure made of interwoven strands of wood that is behind him. A plank of weathered wood provides a platform where he stands. The portrait has been pasted to a thick cardboard mat. The back of the mat has handwriting on it, which reads: "From Mrs. Larsen to Mrs. Henry. George Hansen son of Mr. and Mrs. Niels Hansen, Danevang, Tex, 1906. Brother of Mrs. Kristine Allenson."
Date: 1906
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Young Girl Sitting on the Foot Step of an Automobile]

Description: Black and white photograph of Dorabell Hansen on her fourth birthday. She is sitting on the foot step of an antique model automobile with a couple of Kewpie dolls on either side of her. She is wearing a white dress, black leggings, and dark leather shoes. Directly to her right is the back driver side wheel of the car. On the back of the photograph, a handwritten note reads: "Here is a picture of our little girl and her [Kewpie] dolls the day she was 4 years old we also had her baptized that day. The wind was [too] strong that day to get a good picture."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Young Man in Military Uniform]

Description: Photograph of a young, unidentified man standing in front of a landscape backdrop. He holds his hands firmly to his sides. He wears a military uniform that includes a jacket with four button-flap pockets, billowing pants, and a rounded hat.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society