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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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[Land grant to Gabriel B. Knight, 1854]

Description: Grant for 320 acres of land in Tarrant County to Gabriel B. Knight, "in Denton District. Tarrant County on Bear Creek in the Lower Cross Timbers . . . "
Date: June 2, 1854
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Other

Austin Aerials - CB Francis Rest Home

Description: Aerial shot of CB Francis Rest Home, 6909 Burnet Rd. Burnet Road running left to right in center. Cullen Ave on left and Justin Lane intersecting Burnet Lane and Burnet Road on the right. Two of buildings on left hand side of Justin Lane on the upper right are churches. Daugherty St running left to right (to Justin) on lower left.
Date: July 13, 1965
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin 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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Legal Document
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
Item Type: Legal Document
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
Item Type: Legal Document
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
Item Type: Legal Document
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
Item Type: Legal Document
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
Item Type: Legal Document
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Chattel Mortgage to First National Bank of El Campo by Andrew Jensen

Description: Document recording a mortgage taken out by Andrew Jensen from the First National Bank of El Campo, Texas. Andrew took out three hundred dollars with a ten percent interest. A piece of paper has been stapled on the back with a stamp of approval and two postage stamps.
Date: May 10, 1923
Item Type: Legal Document
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library