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Sun Oil Company, Production Research & Development Lab, Richardson, Texas

Description: Aerial view. Sun Oil Company Production Research & Development Lab. Two one-story buildings, connected by a covered walkway. The larger building, in the foreground, is "E" shaped; the smaller is rectangular. Parking lot between with cars. Storage tank. Housing development visible in background, telephone/electrical poles, no trees or landscaping.
Date: July 1955
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Rock Island Depot at Hurst

Description: Rock Island Railroad Depot at Hurst, named for William Letchworth Hurst. The depot was built on his property. For a time, Hurst was the hub for shipping vegetables and other local goods to market.
Date: unknown
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

Homer Duggins Smith, Jr., United States Army Retired

Description: Copy print of a photograph of Major General Homer Duggins Smith, Jr. who was a Vietnam veteran and retired from the United States Army. Smith lived from February 16, 1922 through March 6, 2011. According to accompanying information, he was the first President of the Danish Heritage Preservation Society.
Date: March 2011
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Pastor Frost

Description: Copy of a newspaper article about Pastor Arthur E. Frost titled "Danish Lutheran to Install New Minister Sunday." The article states that Pastor Frost will be installed at St. Ansgar Danish Evangelical Lutheran Church on Palm Sunday, and it gives some background on his career. The pastor has a wife, Emma, and two children, Evelyn and Herluf. The article about Pastor Frost is in English, but there is another article on the page that is in Danish. The article is glued to a black sheet of paper.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[View of a General Motors Building]

Description: Black and white photograph of a tall building at the top of which are the letters "GM". The lower portion of the building is much wider than its vertical skyscraper. Another building to the right is surrounded by evenly-dispersed flagpoles. Directly to the left of the tower is an unidentified object.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Chris Christensen

Description: Color copy of a black and white original photograph depicting the driver side profile of an early model automobile carrying six individuals inside its cab. The automobile has a retractable roof and no side windows.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Jens and Larken Christensen

Description: Color copy print of a black and white original photograph depicting Jens Christensen and Larken Christensen standing against an automobile whose side profile is almost entirely visible. Jens wears a button-up shirt and pants and has one hand in his pocket. Larken stands to the left of him wearing a skirt, jacket, and a hat. She holds a purse in her right hand while her left hand is folded onto her right arm. Foliage is visible behind the car.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Hans Christensen

Description: Color copy print of an original black and white photograph of a man identified as a Hans Christensen standing next to an automobile seen from the back profile. The car has a soft top that extends to the lip of the car seat and has a window built into its back panel. It does not feature any windows on the side. Hans, who has his right hand on the car, has what appears to be a dog standing in front of him. In the background a barn with its door open is visible as well as a small silo to its right.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Ted Jensen and Son at Danevang Service Station]

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of Theodore (Ted) Jensen at the Danevang Texaco Service Station bottle feeding his son, Hans Clinton Jensen. Theodore is kneeling on the porch of a building just in front of a window while Hans Clinton is sitting in a baby walker. A sign advertising free band concert and a municipal band is hung on the exterior of the building to the right of Theodore's head. An automobile is partially visible behind the two individuals.
Date: July 1933
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

El Campo City Garage

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of the El Campo City Garage on what looks like a celebratory day. A line of children stand in front of the garage, posing for the photograph. Members of the Danevang Band, all of whom are holding different musical instruments, stand behind the children and to the right of the picture. An automobile covered in text is visible between the two clusters of people. The garage's sign has text on it which reads: "[Oil] & Accessories" and "Acetylene Welding."
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang Service Station

Description: Black and white copy print of a gas station otherwise known as the Danevang Service Station. A circular sign hanging from the building says "Texaco Gasoline"; a five-point star symbol is at its center. Underneath the sign are a couple of gas pumps that also display the star symbol. To the left of the gas pumps is a dirt road where an automobile is parked; a man wearing a hat is standing in front of it. There are tire tracks in the dirt road. Underneath the awning of the building and to the right of the gas pumps is an open door and a window.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[P.J. Petersen and His Overland 90]

Description: Black and white copy print of a man, identified as P.J. Petersen, standing to the right to his automobile which is parked outside of his house. According to accompanying information, the model of the automobile is an Overland 90. P.J. is wearing an overcoat, pants, and a newsboy cap. His pants are visible beneath the coat. His house, situated to the left, is a two-story building; several of its windows are visible. There are some trees in the background. The shadow of some foliage is cast on the road near where P.J. is standing.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Helvig Jensen Berndt Home]

Description: Copy print of a photograph of the home of Helvig Jensen Berndt in El Campo, Texas. Location was taken from another photograph in the collection. According to information on the back, it is now the home of Elvin Berndt. There are six buildings, including a house and barns, and they are surrounded by farmland. The house is a two-story white building. There is one car, three tractors, and several trailers in the photograph.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society