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[Chicken Flying Contest]

Description: Photograph of a chicken flying contest at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A large crowd of festival participants crowd around a large wooden catapult used for shooting chickens into the air.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Chicken Flying Contest]

Description: Photograph of a woman holding her entry for the chicken flying contest at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The woman wears black framed glasses with long earrings, a short-sleeved shirt and pants. She holds a chicken in her hands, decorated with rhinestones.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Knudsen Farm

Description: Copy print of four women and an infant girl in front of a chicken house. From left to the right, the women have been identified as Mrs. Kristiane Sorensen Knudsen, Mrs. Laura Helvig Berndt, Mrs. Christina Pete Jensen, and Ester Hutson. The child has been identified as Helena Berndt. They are all wearing long dresses and standing in a plot of land with few bushes and trees.
Date: 1925
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Baby With Chickens and Cat

Description: Copy print of a baby sitting in the middle of empty plot of land amidst a circle of chickens. The baby, identified as Johanna Larsen, holds an unidentified object in her hands while looking at a cat in front of her. In the very distance, a structure can be seen among some trees and a field of crops off to the left.
Date: 1921
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Children Feeding Chickens

Description: Copy print of three young children feeding several chickens in front of a two-story house. From left to right, they have been identified as O. V. (Mickey) Christensen, A. E. Christensen, and Emma Christensen. A line of thinly distributed, slender trees line the perimeter of the house. The house itself has intersecting gable roofs on the top floor covered by dark-colored shingles. The first floor projects outwardly and has a second roof structure that creates an overhang in the back right corner for a patio space.
Date: 1925
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Christian Brodsgaard with Goose

Description: Photograph of a young boy, identified as Christian Brodsgaard, sitting outdoors in front of a house with a goose in between his legs. He smiles openly. He wears overalls and is barefoot on a plot of land with short grasses.
Date: 1922~
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Photo of Carl Jensen's Home

Description: Copy negative print of the Jensen family residence in Danevang, Texas. Taken some distance away from the house, the photograph captures the Jensen family behind a cluster of chickens. Two children are riding mules. Presumably, Carl Jensen is the man on the right wearing a dark-colored suit. The house itself has sloping, steep roofs with light-colored shingles. There are two patios on the first floor. They each have an overhang and slender columns acting as support. A brick chimney can be seen at the very top.
Date: 1900/1970
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

H. N. Hansen Residence

Description: Copy negative print of the Hansen residence on the west side of Danevang, Texas. The house is a two-story structure with intersecting gable roofs. The second floor balcony was constructed over a shingled mansard roof, also on the second floor, that covers the first floor front entrance. The overhang has one visible column on its right corner. Two cars are parked in the front lawn. There appears to be a person seated in each driver's side seat. A chicken can be seen on the far right in between two poles that are buried in the ground.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Man and Woman Holding Puppies Near Barnyard]

Description: Photograph of a young man and woman holding puppies on a dirt plot of land. Neither the man or woman have been identified. There is a small structure with a conical roof to the left of them. In the back, there's a large barn and a chicken off to the right. Accompanying information states that the photograph was taken in Denmark.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Marius and Thora Christensen on Their Farmstead]

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of an elderly couple, Thora and Marius Christensen, standing outdoors at their farmstead. Their shadows are cast on the ground. Behind them is a flock of chickens. A house on the right is partially visible; its shadow is cast over some of the chickens.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[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
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Man in Chicken Yard

Description: Copy negative of Dr. Lonnie W. Hollis Sr. standing in the chicken coup. He wears a hat and suit. There are chickens and nest boxes in view. The hand written note underneath the image reads "The baby early learned he was her friend, and the slightest pain would cause her to yell 'send for Dr. Hollis; send for Dr. Hollis.'" The baby in this note refers to Pearle Knox (Aneff).
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man in Farm Yard

Description: Copy negative of William Andrew Buchanan standing in a farm yard feeding chickens. There is a piece of equipment on the right, and fences, a house, and trees are in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Woman feeding chickens]

Description: Photograph of a woman feeding a flock of chickens that are identified as Rhode Island red chickens. She is wearing a white dress and is standing outdoors in the middle of the flock, near a large tree.
Date: unknown
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Young Boy at the Alamo Poultry Club Exhibit]

Description: Color photograph of a young boy at the Alamo Poultry Club exhibit at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. Behind him stands another boy. He is peering into the cage of a couple of chickens. A white egg sits in the cage before the two chickens. The back of a purple ribbon has been tacked to the cage.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alamo Poultry Club]

Description: Photograph of the Alamo Poultry Club at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, two men are standing behind a row of cages containing several different kinds of poultry. The names of the animals are listed on the tops of their cages.
Date: [1986-07-31..1986-08-03]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Holding White Chicken]

Description: Photograph of a man holding up a white chicken that will be participating in the chicken flying contest at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing next to a blue mailbox with a white post and red flag which the chicken will be put in before flight. The mailbox is on a tall post that places it above the man's head. He is wearing a white t-shirt and a blue bandana around his head. Another man with gray hair is standing behind him. The only thing visible in the background is the sky.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Chicken Flying Out of Mailbox]

Description: Photograph of a black and white chicken flying out of a mailbox as part of the chicken flying contest at the Texas Folklife Festival. The mailbox, on the right, is red and blue and is on a tall white post that raises it high in the air. A man and woman are standing on a connected platform on the right. The man is pushing a plunger through the open back of the mailbox to make the chicken fly out. The woman has her hand on the front flap of the mailbox which has been flipped open. The only thing visible in the background is the sky.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[ Black Chicken Flying Out of Mailbox]

Description: Photograph of a black chicken flying out of a mailbox as part of the chicken flying contest at the Texas Folklife Festival. The mailbox, on the right, is red and blue and is on a tall white post that raises it high in the air. A man and woman are standing on a connected platform on the right. The woman is pushing a plunger through the open back of the mailbox to make the chicken fly out. The man is holding a piece of cardboard over the open back to keep the chicken from coming out that side. The chicken is mid-flight, just having flown out of the front of the mailbox. The only thing visible in the background is the sky.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Putting Chicken in Mailbox]

Description: Photograph of a man putting a white chicken in a mailbox from which it will fly as part of the chicken flying contest at the Texas Folklife Festival. The mailbox is red and blue and is on a tall white post that raises it above the man's head. When the door is opened, the chicken will fly out. The man is wearing a white t-shirt and a blue bandana around his head. Another man with gray hair and sunglasses is standing behind him. The only thing visible in the background is the sky.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections