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[The Thurber Smokestack and Related Buildings]

Description: Thurber, Texas: A dirt road meets another road in distance; a smoke stack stands in distance; a red fire-house with white roof shows to left. A building, in the far left, now [2008] houses the eponymous Smokestack Cafe. An historic plaque can be seen at the base of the smokestack, but it cannot be read from this photograph.
Date: unknown
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[The Demolition of the Convention Hall, 4 of 5]

Description: A holograph legend on the back of this picture states: "Tearing down Convention Hall 1976." The photograph illustrates the demolition of the building in full swing. Only the skeleton of the roof remains, and the walls are in ruins. This picture appears in Weaver's "TIME WAS in Mineral Wells" on page 186.
Date: 1976
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Quarterly Occupation Tax Receipt Number 1040

Description: Quarterly occupation tax receipt given to P. B. Bundick of Matagorda County, Texas for his occupation of Ferryman. Mr. Bundick appears have paid a total of $2.62 on this particular quarter. The transaction was confirmed by the comptroller of public accounts, whose signature can be seen on the bottom right corner.
Date: 1886
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Quarterly Occupation Tax Receipt Number 273

Description: Quarterly occupation tax receipt given to P. B. Bundick of Matagorda County, Texas for his occupation of Ferryman. Mr. Bundick appears have paid a total of $2.63 on this particular quarter. The transaction was confirmed by the comptroller of public accounts, Jno. D. McCall, whose signature can be seen on the bottom right corner.
Date: 1888
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Quarterly Occupation Tax Receipt Number 35

Description: Quarterly occupation tax receipt given to P. B. Bundick of Matagorda County, Texas for his occupation of Ferryman. Mr. Bundick appears have paid a total of $2.62 on this particular quarter. The transaction was confirmed by the comptroller of public accounts, Jno. D. McCall, whose signature can be seen on the bottom right corner.
Date: 1889
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Power of Attoney from Lykke Heirs to Peter Harton

Description: Power of attorney document, also known as a letter of attorney, between the Lykke heirs and Peter Harton. The first page lists the individuals present during the document's creation. The second page describes the transaction between the Lykkes and Peter Harton, who is receiving a sizable amount of property, as well as the right to manage and control the property in any way he sees fit.
Date: July 27, 1931
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Quarterly Occupation Tax Receipt Number 164

Description: Quarterly occupation tax receipt given to P. B. Bundick of Matagorda County in Texas for his occupation of Ferryman. Mr. Bundick paid a total of $2.62 in state and county taxes for this particular quarter. The transaction was confirmed by the comptroller of public accounts, Jno. D. McCall, whose signature can be seen on the bottom right corner.
Date: 1887-10/1888-07
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Annual Occupation Tax Recepit Number 230

Description: Occupation tax receipt given to P. B. Bundick of Matagorda County, Texas for his occupation of Ferryman. Mr. Bundick paid ten dollars for both a state and county tax. The transaction was confirmed by the comptroller of public accounts, whose signature can be seen on the bottom left corner.
Date: 1885-11/1886-09
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Men Standing Under Land For Sale Sign]

Description: Black and white photograph of three men standing on the side of a paved road where a sign has been erected that reads, "This tract, 881 acres, for sale." The rest of the sign is indiscernible. Two of the men are standing directly below the sign; the third man is standing to the left, leaning on the sign post with his hand on his hips. Behind them is a thicket of trees.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

J. C. Evers

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of J. C. Evers standing on the sidewalk in front of a building that has a porch and banister. According to accompanying information, J. C. Evers was a real estate broker for the early land sale in Danevang. He is wearing a three piece suit, a hat, and glasses. In his right hand he is holding a cigar between his fingers. His shadow is visible at a 30 degree angle on the building behind him.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Historical Grocery Store in Danevang]

Description: A copy negative of a black and white photograph of a building that has been owned by several different individuals over the years. During the time of the picture, it was a grocery store; two large store front display windows are visible in the front, as well as the two-door frame and several windows. An automobile is parked in the front yard, where dry grass is visible.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

House Exterior

Description: Copy negative of a single story house. In the picture there is a man and a woman standing on the front porch wearing formal clothing. The house has a single front door with a single window on each side of the door. On the roof a long chimney is visible. In the background other houses are partially visible.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

House Exterior

Description: Copy negative of a two story house. At the front there is a picket fence, the house has a terrace that overlooks the yard. Also there are multiple visible windows overlooking the yard.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library