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["Boneheads" Working in the Community]

Description: Photograph of an explorer scout troop, known as the "Bonehead Boys", putting up signs in an open field. The men and boys are standing around a newly put up sign labeled "Childress & Baylor Lakes".
Date: 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

Guide marker for planting

Description: Chain guide marker for planting cotton seed; has 33 small marking weights; every 24" is a weight to mark planting spot; iron anchor at end of chain and small oval shape on other end; first used in the 1850s
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Man Working Around Large Machinery]

Description: Black and white negative of a man working in a yard surrounded by large machinery. He is wearing a white polo shirt and jeans and is standing with his leg against a metal pipe that is suspended above the ground. In his hands he is holding two unidentified tools. On the ground behind him is a ladder. Standing upright behind him is a large system of panels. To the right of the panels are massive parts of the same mechanism of which the panels are a part.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Harton Home Place

Description: Copy negative of Opal, Carl, and Blance Harton standing in front of a man unloading corn from a wagon at the Harton Home Place in Avoca, Texas. Blance is wearing a peacoat on top of a dark-colored dress. Carl stands behind her in a suit and hat, while Opal is just visible behind Carl. Other machinery is visible in the background, as is an agricultural building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Old Danevang Farmers Coop Picture

Description: Photograph a cotton gin next to the Danevang Farmers Cooperative building in Danevang, Texas. Accompanying information states this was the first cotton gin built on the property. A cluster of buildings in the center is surrounded by different types of agricultural implements and machines. Behind the main Cooperative building on the right, a water tower is visible. The photograph was taken from a distance, capturing rows of cotton crops running diagonally to the main buildings.
Date: 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Wagons Hauling Cotton

Description: Copy negative of men hauling cotton on wagons pulled by horses at Mads Andersen's farm in Wharton County, Texas. The five wagons are lined up single file on a road.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Homes of Elvin Berndt and Eleanora Berndt Oldag]

Description: Copy print of an aerial photograph of the homes of Elvin Berndt and Eleanora Berndt Oldag in El Campo, Texas, taken in the mid-1980s. Elvin Berndt's home is in the forefront, along with three other buildings, tractors, and other farm equipment. According to the information on the back, this location was once the home of H. J. Berndt. Eleanora Oldag's home is in the background, and the two homes are surrounded by farmland.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Horses Pulling Manure Spreader

Description: Photograph of two horses pulling a manure spreader in an empty plot of land. They are side side by side with each other, harnessed to the four-wheel spreader. Behind them, there are two single-story structures, possibly stables.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Benedict Krag Standing By Grain Elevator Controls at the Danevang Farmers Co-op]

Description: Black and white photograph of a man, Benedict Krag, standing by a wall of electrical boxes that control the grain elevator at the Danevang Farmers Co-op. According to accompanying information, Benedict was the manager of the grain elevator at the time. He is dressed in a white short-sleeve button-up shirt, pants, and work boots. His right hand is holding a metal pipe that runs from the control boxes.
Date: unknown
Creator: Andersen, Jamie
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[A Dredge on the Tres Palacios Creek]

Description: Postcard featuring a black and white photograph of a dredge near the Tres Palacios Creek in South Wharton County, Texas. A few people are situated on the the bulky part of the dredge, upon a field of grass.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Homes of Andrew Enemark Berndt and Helvig Jensen Berndt]

Description: Copy print of two photographs of the homes of Andrew Enemark Berndt and Helvig Jensen Berndt in El Campo, Texas. Andrew's home is in the forefront. It is a one-story white home, and there is barn to the right. Helvig's home is in the background and includes a house and five other buildings. The caption at the bottom says El Campo, Tex. '55.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Three Men Pasuing for a Break By Farm Equipment]

Description: Black and white negative of three men taking a break in a covered area where the sides of a few grain elevators are visible behind them. The man on the left is standing with his arms crossed and looking at the others; he is wearing a cap, glasses, a plaid shirt, and jeans. The man in the center is seated on the tire of a mobile machine; he is wearing overalls and a hat and has a cigarette between his left-hand fingers. The man on the right is also holding a cigarette; he is standing on one foot while leaning against the same mobile machine. He is wearing glasses, a striped shirt, and jeans. A medium-sized, ribbed cylindrical metal bin is visible directly in front of the three individuals.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Horse-Drawn Cultivator

Description: Black and white copy print of a piece of farm equipment known as a cultivator. It was also named "The Weeder" by its inventor, Iver Wind and is meant to be horse-drawn. The contraption is sitting on ground that is mostly dirt with a few patches of grass. It features two wheels on either side of its structure. At its center, a barbed object is suspended just above the ground. Various long, stick-like objects protrude from its top. In the background of the picture are several buildings and barbed wire fences and a dirt road.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Splitting Logs for Firewood

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of two unidentified men splitting logs for firewood using a large piece of machinery that is reminiscent of an automobile. One man is sitting in the vehicle while the other man is standing behind it. Beside the standing man is a tree of which only the trunk is visible. A pile of wood sits in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Farm Equipment

Description: Copy photograph of farm equipment in a field. The machinery appears to be a tractor.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Children Hoeing Garden

Description: Copy negative of Frances JoAnn and James Leonard Jurena as children. Both are hoeing at Sunnybank Farm in Abilene, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library