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[Portrait of Walter Harton's Parents]

Description: Studio photograph of a married couple in a well-lit space. They have not been identified individually, but accompanying information indicates they are the parents of Walter Harton. The man on the left wears a dark suit jacket, white shirt, glasses, and a wide print tie. His wife, to the right of him, wears a button-up collar shirt with short sleeves. Her hair is styled in finger waves.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Postcard from John Nielsen to Christine Olson]

Description: Black and white postcard that has on its front side a portrait of a man identified as John Nielsen. He is wearing a heavy jacket with a sweater, a shirt, and a tie underneath. His right forearm is poised in front of his torso. On the back side is a note written in pen by John to his friend Christine. Because of some discontinued text, it appears that the postcard has been cut down to size. The text that has been left intact reads, "Los Angeles Cal, December 27, 1913. Dear Friend- I will send you a copy of myself in my street car suit. I was going to have it taken with my hat on but I changed my mind. Your friend, John."
Date: December 27, 1913
Item Type: Photograph

[Postcard of Danevang Homes]

Description: Postcard of a composite image of four homes. They are all two-story structures but vary in architectural details, number of windows, construction materials, and landscape elements. The two on top look to be more suburban in setting, while the two on the bottom appear to be located in a rural environment. There is no addressee on the back of the postcard, but four names have been written on it, corresponding to each quadrant of the postcard, and read as follows from left to right, top to bottom: "P. J. Petersen, Askel (perhaps Axel) Hermansen, Hans Andersen, H. D. Madsen".
Date: 1930/1941
Item Type: Postcard

[Poultry Farming Preparation]

Description: Black and white photograph of a few individuals tilling earth with heavy machines that feature caterpillar tracks. Two unidentified men are each standing at one of the machines with their hands resting on its' side. On the right of the machinery is a large palette holding bags of Elco brand laying mash; a man wearing tall socks is standing on top of the bags while a little boy on his right sits on them. The ground before the men has been tilled into somewhat discernible rows.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Power of Attoney from Lykke Heirs to Peter Harton

Description: Power of attorney document, also known as a letter of attorney, between the Lykke heirs and Peter Harton. The first page lists the individuals present during the document's creation. The second page describes the transaction between the Lykkes and Peter Harton, who is receiving a sizable amount of property, as well as the right to manage and control the property in any way he sees fit.
Date: July 27, 1931
Item Type: Legal Document

[Preparing Fish]

Description: Photograph of seven people of mixed gender sitting in a grassy field with fish and a porcelain water basin. A small one story house can be seen in the distance.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph

[Pressing Hay in Pierce, Texas]

Description: Black and white photograph of a typical agricultural scene wherein a few farmers are pressing hay with the help of some unidentified farm equipment and horse-drawn vehicles. There are about 13 individuals pictured. A growing pile of hay is stacked in the center of the background where the harvesters are standing and sitting.
Date: 1900
Creator: Lund, F. P.
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

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

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 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

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

R B Store and Post Office

Description: Copy negative of the R. B. Department Store and post office in Danevang, Texas. The store was owned by Otto and Einer Harton. The one-story building features a whitewashed store front with a square awning that shades the windows and door. Two signs hang from the front of the building; one reads "R.B. Dept. Store" and the other "Danevang Post Office". The area in front of the store is covered with concrete, and trees are visible around the property.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

R B Store - Post Office

Description: Copy negative of the R.B. Department Store and post office in Danevang, Texas, owned by Otto Harton and Einer Harton.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

R B Store - Post Office

Description: Copy negative of the Harton family standing outside of the department store and post office they owned. The three men are wearing buttoned long-sleeve shirts, belts and slacks. One man holds a child in his arms. The woman is standing second from the right, wearing a patterned and collared shirt-dress and brogan shoes.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

R. B. Store with Post Office

Description: Copy negative of the R.B. Department Store and post office, owned by Peter Nieseg. The store is a one-story, white clapboard building with a vehicle parked in the front, surrounded by fields and a wire fence. Carl Harton's home is visible in the background along with a man who is walking across the field.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Rasmussen Family at the Beach]

Description: Copy negative of a family group at the beach. Specifically, accompanying information indicates they are at the Gulf of Mexico. The infant girl on the left has been identified as Joyce Rasmussen. To the right, her mother, identified as Alberta Rasmussen, wears a dark one-piece swimsuit. Joyce's father, to the right of Alberta, has been identified as Robert (Speck) Rasmussen. He wears shorts, a long-sleeve shirt, and a hat.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Rasmussen Family at the Palacios Pavillion Beach]

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of the Rasmussen family posing at the beach (more specifically, at the Palacios Pavillion). The body of water behind them is a bay with a bridge running across it. There are three women and one young girl, who is holding hands with both the women on either side of her. They are all wearing striped tank-top swimsuits. The two women on the right are also wearing bathing caps and socks. According to accompanying information, Helen Rasmussen is the second woman from the right.
Date: 1924
Item Type: Photograph

[Rasmussen Family Building a Windmill]

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of three men atop a windmill during its construction, as seen from dog's eye view. One man sits on a top corner while the two other men stand or balance on the cross beams. All of the men are wearing shirts and pants; two of the men are wearing hats.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph

[Rasmussen Family Portrait]

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of the Rasmussen family standing on the lawn in front of H. J. Rasmussen's home. There are eleven males and six females pictured. The girls and women wear dresses and the boys and men wear either pants and a shirt or overalls and a shirt Behind them, the house is partially visible behind some large bushes.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Rasmussen-Hansen-Bram House]

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing at the corner of of a white two story house that was built by Pete Rasmussen, who then sold it to Hans Frederick Hansen. The people pictured are Mrs. Hansen's company for her birthday. This house now belongs to Walter Bram.
Date: 1920~
Creator: Pete Rasmussen
Item Type: Photograph