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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
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

[Marie Berndt]

Description: Photograph of Marie Kristine Tordenskov Berndt. A woman with her hair pulled back with a high white collar on her dress.
Date: 1870
Item Type: Photograph

[Lauritzen Family Photo]

Description: Photograph of a man, two women, and eight children. The last row's names are Mette Lauritzen (born 1867), Else Marie Lauritzen, Else Marie Lauritzen (born 1865), Johanna Lauritzen (born 1833), and Anders Oddershede Lauritzen (born 1836). The first row's names are Olivia Lauritzen (born 1868), Petrea Lauritzen (born 1873, died 1958, immigrated to U.S.), Hannah Andersine Johanne Lauritzen (born 1874), Anton Frederick Lauritzen (born 1876, died 1964, immigrated to U.S.), Andreus Lauritzen (born 1872, died 1957, immigrated to U. S.), and Laura Lauritzen (born November 1st, 1869, died 1905, immigrated to U. S.).
Date: 1878
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Bertha Christine Knudsen Andersen]

Description: Photograph of Bertha Christine Knudsen Andersen, a young woman born April 3rd, 1869 who came to Texas in 1895, and married Mads Andersen in 1896. She died November 30th, 1941, and was buried at Danevang Lutheran Cemetery in Danevang, Texas.
Date: 1884
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

Annual Occupation Tax Recepit Number 230

Description: Occupation tax receipt given to P. B. Bundick of Matagorda County, Texas for his occupation of Ferryman. Mr. Bundick paid ten dollars for both a state and county tax. The transaction was confirmed by the comptroller of public accounts, whose signature can be seen on the bottom left corner.
Date: 1885-11/1886-09
Item Type: Legal Document

Quarterly Occupation Tax Receipt Number 1040

Description: Quarterly occupation tax receipt given to P. B. Bundick of Matagorda County, Texas for his occupation of Ferryman. Mr. Bundick appears have paid a total of $2.62 on this particular quarter. The transaction was confirmed by the comptroller of public accounts, whose signature can be seen on the bottom right corner.
Date: 1886
Item Type: Legal Document

Quarterly Occupation Tax Receipt Number 165

Description: Quarterly occupation tax receipt given to P. B. Bundick of Matagorda County in Texas for his occupation of Ferryman. Mr. Bundick appears have paid a total of $5.46 on this particular quarter. The transaction was confirmed by the comptroller of public accounts, whose signature can be seen on the bottom right corner.
Date: 1887
Item Type: Text

Quarterly Occupation Tax Receipt Number 164

Description: Quarterly occupation tax receipt given to P. B. Bundick of Matagorda County in Texas for his occupation of Ferryman. Mr. Bundick paid a total of $2.62 in state and county taxes for this particular quarter. The transaction was confirmed by the comptroller of public accounts, Jno. D. McCall, whose signature can be seen on the bottom right corner.
Date: 1887-10/1888-07
Item Type: Legal Document

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
Item Type: Photograph

Quarterly Occupation Tax Receipt Number 273

Description: Quarterly occupation tax receipt given to P. B. Bundick of Matagorda County, Texas for his occupation of Ferryman. Mr. Bundick appears have paid a total of $2.63 on this particular quarter. The transaction was confirmed by the comptroller of public accounts, Jno. D. McCall, whose signature can be seen on the bottom right corner.
Date: 1888
Item Type: Legal Document

(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
Item Type: Photograph

Quarterly Occupation Tax Receipt Number 35

Description: Quarterly occupation tax receipt given to P. B. Bundick of Matagorda County, Texas for his occupation of Ferryman. Mr. Bundick appears have paid a total of $2.62 on this particular quarter. The transaction was confirmed by the comptroller of public accounts, Jno. D. McCall, whose signature can be seen on the bottom right corner.
Date: 1889
Item Type: Legal Document

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
Item Type: Photograph

Hans Nickolas Hansen

Description: Bust portrait postcard of a man identified as Hans Nickolas (Nicole) Hansen. He is in front of a light-colored backdrop wearing a bow tie and suit jacket over a light-colored shirt. Because of a probable mistake in the way the postcard was developed, there is a large black mass that covers the bottom part of the image. On the back, the postcard has been addressed to "Mrs. Gertrude Hansen" at "D & R, El Campo, Texas 77437 63-4330 C."
Date: 1890/1900
Item Type: Postcard

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
Item Type: Photograph

[Jens and Paul Berndt]

Description: Photograph of two men in suits, one sitting and the other standing with a hand on the other's shoulder. Jens and Paul Berndt were bothers of Helvig Berndt. They first came to Wisner, Nebraska then moved to Danevang, Texas. Paul then moved to South Dakota.
Date: 1890
Item Type: Photograph

[Lauritz, Niels, and Otto Lauritzen]

Description: Photograph of an older man and two boys surrounding a small table. The man on the left is Lauritz Lauritzen, the father of Laura Lauritzen Berndt. Two of his five sons, Niels and Otto, stand and sit at the table.
Date: 1890
Item Type: Photograph

[Lauritz, Niels, and Otto Lauritzen 2]

Description: Photograph of an older man and two boys surrounding a small table. The man on the left is Lauritz Lauritzen, the father of Laura Lauritzen Berndt. Two of his five sons, Niels and Otto, stand and sit at the table.
Date: 1890
Item Type: Photograph