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Ribbon Cutting of the First Childress County Heritage Museum

Description: Janet Norris (Mrs. E. E. Smith) cuts a red ribbon as Mayor Glen Buckley and County Judge Harper Knight hold the ribbon taut for her at the ribbon cutting and opening of the Childress County Heritage Museum in 1976. The ribbon cutting and opening of the CCHM happened in conjunction with the county's bi-centennial celebration. The museum's new home was in a refurbished jail on the courthouse square.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

Dr. Pepper Museum in Waco

Description: Photograph of the Dr. Pepper Museum in Waco, Texas. It is a red and tan building, and there is a red van stopped in front of it.
Date: May 6, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: UNT Libraries

Groundbreaking and Pioneer house and Hansen Shed

Description: Photograph of a groundbreaking in Danevang, Texas; the future site of a museum. There is a sing on the ground that identifies it as such, which reads, "museum site". The dirt ground in the foreground is surrounded by a well-maintained grassy area, where two buildings have been built in the background already. The one on the left is a two-story structure with intersecting gable roofs, a patio overhang, and white siding. To the right, there is a single-story structure built out of the same construction materials as the adjacent building. A typed note on the back of the photograph reads, "The pioneer has house has been in place with the shed which is Now the lawnmower shed [sic]."
Date: 1999
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Museum Groundbreaking

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing outdoors around a small model structure of what will become the future home of Danevang Heritage Society Museum, according to the sign that flanks their right side. The model has a red roof and bears the Danish flag on its right side wall. The people are in the midst of conversation. Others are engaging with the model. Although names have been provided, the only match has been provided for Elaine Wind, who holds the blueprints in the front row. There is a building in the background with white siding and a shingled inclined roof. A telephone pole can be seen beyond that.
Date: 1999
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Museum Groundbreaking

Description: Photograph of an empty dirt lot in Danevang, Texas. There is a small sign in the foreground of the image which reads, "museum site". A grassy plot of land borders the dirt site and beyond that, a few trees and a structure can be seen. A typed piece of paper on the back of the photograph reads, "Well this is how it all begin Sand all leveled out with this sign [sic]."
Date: 1999
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Pioneer House

Description: Photograph of the Danevange Lutheran Church taken from a car window. The structure is behind a paved road in the middle of a few sparse trees. It has a single gable roof and windows on both the first and second floors. There is a red sign on the corner of the street which seems to read,"Danevang Lutheran Church." An American and Danish flag can be seen off to the right hanging high on two separate poles.
Date: 1999
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Museum Groundbreaking

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing in a row around a small model structure in Danevang, Texas. The model has a red roof and bears the Danish flag on the side wall. A sign to the right of the group of people reads, "future home of Danevang Heritage Society Museum" followed by an address for inquiries. A building in the rightmost part of the image has been mostly cropped out, but some of its architectural details can be seen, like its white siding and shingled inclined roof. Although names have been provided, they have not been matched to the individuals pictured, with the exception of Elaine Wind, who holds a folded blueprint in the front row. This is further clarified by the typed note on the back of the photograph which reads, "Well these great people stand around this great model with blueprints in hand of Elaine Wind The model of this great building is what we have here today what a great investment we have Put back into the community ----Although we run off of donations we have some great people Who help keep us afloat by the grace of God [sic]."
Date: 1999
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Museum Construction

Description: Photograph of a construction project in Danevang, Texas; the future site of the Danish Heritage Preservation Society. The foundation and the wooden framework can be seen on the right side. To the left, the dirt has been piled high from large tire tracks, presumably belonging to the red crane a short distance away from where the photograph was taken. Behind it, there is a yellow tractor, on which a man sits. Two other unidentified men can be seen behind the wooden beams.
Date: 2000
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Museum Construction

Description: Photograph of a construction project in Danevang, Texas. It is the future site of the Danish Heritage Preservation Society. The photograph was taken inside the building, and captures a group of construction workers on various parts of the building's first and second floors. A man on the right is pointing at something to another man standing on a scaffold. Various objects - bags, trash, bricks, etc - are strewn about on the cement foundation.
Date: 2000
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Museum Construction

Description: Photograph of a construction project in Danevang, Texas; the future site of the Danish Heritage Preservation Society. Taken a short distance away, the photograph captures at least four men working on various parts of the building's exterior wooden framework. The beginning of a gambrel roof and tall ceilings can be seen.
Date: 2000
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Al Jensen -- Museum Construction

Description: Photograph of an older man sitting in a red chair inside a construction project. The man, identified as Al Jensen, is seated facing the right side looking up. He wears a plaid shirt, denim jeans, and black rubber boots. Accompanying information states the location under construction is the future site of the Danish Heritage Preservation Society (see Note field). Behind the wooden posts serving as the building's framework are two buildings and a couple of parked cars. The two structures in the back both have white siding and gable roofs, as well as front porch patios with overhangs.
Date: 1999
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Museum Construction

Description: Photograph of a construction project in Danevang, Texas; the future site of the Danish Heritage Preservation Society. A large plot of land has been leveled, long horizontal beams of wood aligned on the dirt to make a rectangle, and a cement foundation appears to have been poured. There is a man in the foreground, identified as Al Jensen, handling a slender object, looking down. He wears blue denim jeans, a plaid short-sleeve shirt, and a hat. A second man is seen in the distance with a hose in his hand. In the background, there is a small windmill and a single-story structure with white siding and sloping roofs.
Date: 2000
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Museum Construction

Description: Photograph of a construction project in Danevang, Texas; the future site of the Danish Heritage Preservation Society. Taken from a close angle, the photo captures the top of the beginning part of a gambrel roof. At its apex, a male construction worker in a black tank top is precariously balanced on top. He has put his weight on a projecting plank of wood and positioned his legs in between two vertical wooden beams to prevent himself from falling. A second man can be seen inside, almost hidden from view by the beams.
Date: 2000
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Woman Working on Restoration of the Pioneer House at the Danish Heritage Museum]

Description: Color photograph of a woman wearing a plaid shirt, standing by two small stacks of wooden planks on which she is focused. She is identified as Barbara Runnels and she is working on the reconstruction of the pioneer house at the Danish Heritage Museum. A nearly empty shelving unit is on her left and behind her are two windows.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Man Working on Reconstruction of Pioneer House, Danish Heritage Museum]

Description: Color photograph of Clyde Runnels standing next to a sawhorse on top of which sits a box-shaped machine used for cutting wood. A few stacks of wooden planks sit to Clyde's left. The floor is covered in sawdust. He is at work on the reconstruction of the pioneer house at the Danish Heritage Museum.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Man Standing in a Door Frame at the Pioneer House of the Danish Heritage Museum]

Description: Color photograph of Clyde Runnels standing in a door frame inside the pioneer house at the Danish Heritage Museum, where is working on its reconstruction. He is wearing a blue work jumpsuit, sneakers, and a hat; around his waist, he has a tool apron hanging from his waist. A sawhorse is visible in the foreground, as is a machine that has the words "Table Saw" on its front. A long, thin plank of wood is balanced against the sawhorse and ends at his feet.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Woman Doing Woodwork for the Restoration of the Pioneer House at the Danish Heritage Museum]

Description: Color photograph of Barbara Runnels standing behind table saw machine, next to which are two small stacks of wooden planks. A sliver of daylight is hitting the floor which is covered in sawdust. From the left, a hand that belongs to an unidentified individual is placed on the machine that is balanced atop the sawhorse. Barbara, who is wearing glasses, a red plaid shirt, jeans and white tennis shoes, has her attention focused on the hand to her left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society