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Alta Vista Institute: A Boarding School for Young Ladies

Description: Advertisement for the Alta Vista Institute in Austin, Texas. It discusses the philosophy of the school, the curriculum and the class schedule for the upcoming session.
Date: unknown
Creator: Kirby, H. M.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Randol Mill

Description: Exterior of Randol Mill
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

Letter to Mary Jones, 21 July 1879

Description: Letter from Cromwell Anson Jones, son of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives.
Date: July 21, 1879
Creator: Jones, C. Anson
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Letter to Mary Jones, 10 August 1879

Description: Letter from Cromwell Anson Jones, son of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives.
Date: August 10, 1879
Creator: Jones, C. Anson
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

William C. Wright v. The United States and the Comanche and Kiowa Indians

Description: Record and transcription of William C. Wright v. the United States and the Comanche and Kiowa tribes of Indians in the United States Court of Claims. The claimant argued that the Comanche and Kiowa Indians stole property from him around 1868.
Date: c. 1891-07-01
Creator: United States. Court of Claims.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Denton Public Library

Sparger Family

Description: Samuel Sparger family in their yard on Glade Rd. in Colleyville.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

Letter draft (partial) to Mr. Bancroft, 28 March 1889

Description: Partial draft letter from Mary Jones, widow of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives.
Date: March 28, 1889
Creator: Jones, Mary Smith McCrory
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Letter draft (partial) to Mr. Bancroft, 1887

Description: Partial draft letter from Mary Jones, widow of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives.
Date: January 1, 1887
Creator: Jones, Mary Smith McCrory
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Portrait of Lars Jorgensen]

Description: Black and white photograph of a man, Lars Jorgensen, posed for a portrait. He is bald except for some tufts of hair that extend past his ears; he also has a beard. He is wearing a dark pea coat under which one hand is visible. Behind him to the left is part of a piece of furniture.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Sisters Maren Marie Knudsen & Bertha Christine Knudsen

Description: Copy negative of sisters Berthe Christine and Maren Marie Knudsen, standing together with their arms resting on a pillar. Both girls are wearing dresses that button up to the neck, with lace collars and bustled skirts, stockings, and pointed shoes.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Portrait of Berthe Kristine Knudsen Andersen

Description: Copy negative of Berthe Kristine Knudsen Andersen before her marriage to Mads Andersen. Berthe is leaning on an upholstered rocking chair and is facing forward. She is wearing a dress with a center row of buttons and decorative lapels on the long-sleeve bodice. Her hair is pulled back in a bun and she is wearing earrings. The background comprises of an interior scene with a draped window and framed art on the wall directly behind Berthe.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Church Parsonage

Description: Black and white photograph of a two-story building that has two visible chimneys, a covered porch, and several windows on each discernible facade. A door is open on the left of the building, which is established on a wide, open field. Another structure is noticeable behind the figures on the porch. A total of thirty people are in view; a large group of them are posed in front of the building while some stand on the porch. The women wear long prairie skirts and high-collared shirts and the few men wear suits. A dog sits in front of the porch and a solitary baby stands near what appears to be a woodpile to the right of the building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Thomas Christensen Home

Description: Copy negative of the home of Thomas and Magdalene Christensen in Lokken, Denmark. The couple stands to the left of their one-story home, which features a thatched roof and chimney. A picket fence surrounds the house, and a dirt path runs across the front of the property.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Berndt's Denmark Farm

Description: Copy negative of Helvig Jensen Berdnt's farm in Denmark. Men and women are standing outside of the low-roofed building with a horse-pulled wagon. A dirt path leads up to the farm and through an arched pathway leading to the back of the building. An inset photograph displays an alternate view of the farm.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Family Group

Description: Copy negative of several Danish families from Danevange, Texas standing in front of H. J. Rasmussen's home. The men are standing towards the back of the group, wearing buttoned shirts, slacks, and brimmed hats. The women in the group are centered around the left side of the image, wearing pleated dresses. The children in the photograph are kneeling in the center of the group, dressed similarly to the adults.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Brigadier General William S. Harney

Description: Portrait of Brigadier General William S. Harney. William Selby Harney (22 August 1800 - 9 May 1889) was a cavalry officer in the U.S. Army during the Mexican-American War and the Indian Wars. He established Ft. Graham. He recommended that Fort Worth be established.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

Captain Martin B. Loyd

Description: Portrait of Captain Martin B. Loyd, president of First National Bank. The office was in one room of a small house on Main St. between First and Second Streets. The bank was incorporated on Jan. 16, 1877.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

Timothy Isaiah Courtright

Description: Portrait of Timothy Isaiah (Long Hair Jim) Courtright (1848-1887). Luke Short shot him in a duel in on Feb. 8, 1887 on the Northside of Fort Worth.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

Mads Anderson and wife Maren Marie Knudsen

Description: Copy negative of Mads Anderson and his wife Maren Marie Knudsen in Dakota City, Nebraska. Mads is sitting in a chair, and Maren is standing on his right side with her hand resting on his shoulder. Mads is wearing a vest and suit jacket, and Maren is wearing a dress with a bustle, ruffled sleeves, a buttoned bodice with striped trim, a floral pin, and a long necklace.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hall, Gentry
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society