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[Beer Wagon in Antwerp]

Description: Photograph of a beer wagon being pulled by two horses in Antwerp. Two women and a man stand in the bottom right corner.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Jacksonville Trades Day]

Description: Copy negative of the business district of Jacksonville. People stand in the streets next to full wagons pulled by horses. On the far left, a sign advertises Bull Durham Tobacco and shops line both sides of the road.
Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[Jacksonville Business District]

Description: Copy negative of the business district of Jacksonville. There is a water tank in the background, and people stand in the streets next to full wagons pulled by horses.
Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[Polish Refugees]

Description: Photograph of Polish refugees in a hay cart. Horses pulling another cart are behind them.
Date: May 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[La Feria Inundated with Flood Water]

Description: Photograph of La Feria, Texas, flooded with rainwater. A horse-drawn wagon is parked in front of several buildings. The wagon is filled with men and small children. The flood waters reach half the height of the wagon wheels.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

[Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout, August 2, 1909]

Description: Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Osterhout discussing daily life and local news. The front of the postcard contains two photos labeled at the bottom as "West Texas Freight Trains, San Angelo, Texas." In the upper image, a line of cattle are roped together, leading a covered wagon; a man is standing behind them holding a whip. In the lower image, a series of covered wagons are being pulled by teams of horses. Text in the center of the image says "Copyright 1907 by Ragsdale" and there are handwritten notes below the image.
Date: August 2, 1909
Creator: Chamberlin, Rose
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Horse-Drawn Wagon in a Holiday Parade]

Description: Photograph of a horse-drawn wagon in the parade for the first annual League City Holiday Festival of Lights. The wagon's frame is uncovered and exposed. Two women, one of whom is waving to parade spectators, are riding the wagon while a man steers the horses. The parade procession is moving down Farm to Market Road 518 and Highway 3 until eventually culminating in Walter Hall Park.
Date: December 11, 1987
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Horse-Drawn Wagon in a Holiday Parade]

Description: Photograph of a middle-aged couple and some children riding a horse-drawn wagon in the parade for the first annual League City Holiday Festival of Lights. The man on the left is holding the reins to steer the horses, which are only partially visible. The procession is traveling down Farm to Market Road 518 and Highway 3 and will eventually culminate in Walter Hall Park.
Date: December 11, 1987
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Wagon in the League City Sesquicentennial Parade]

Description: Photograph of several people riding in an open, horse-drawn wagon in the League City sesquicentennial parade in honor of Texas' 150th birthday. The parade took place on a major road in League City. The passengers vary in what they are wearing; two men wearing modern day clothing sit at the front of the wagon while three women wearing pioneer bonnets sit behind them, waving to the crowd. Covering nearly the entire visible side of the wagon is a sign on which is written fourteen Italian names. Below most of the names are years.
Date: April 19, 1986
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Jens H. Berndt Farmstead]

Description: Photograph of Jens H. Berndt and his farmstead half a mile west of Danevang, Texas, which was later sold to P. C. Petersen in 1921. This information is also written on the back of the item in black ink. Presumably, Jens is the man in the foreground on the small plow that is being pushed by two horses. Behind him on the left, there is a barn with a tall gable roof and a windmill. The main home is on the far right. It is a two-story house with intersecting gable roofs and several double-hung windows, as well as two roof overhangs covering small patios. The photograph has been placed on a stiff mat which is chipping on the sides.
Date: 1910~
Creator: Anderson, H. J.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Isaacson Gin Company

Description: Photograph of the Isaacson Gin Company, a cotton gin in El Campo, Texas, taken from a high angle and from a distance, capturing the entire structure and the surrounding homes that surround it. Several horse-drawn wagons are moving in a procession in an arc formation from the south-facing wall of the gin to the north-facing one. Groups of men can be seen directing them. Others are seen on the ground and on platforms near the cotton bales. The gin itself is a large two-story structure with gable roofs and a large pole extending from the direction of the smaller roofs. All the buildings in the background within the vicinity of the gin seem to be homes. They are built along the street that runs parallel to the gin's east-facing wall. The photograph has been pasted on a stiff mat with a decorative linear embossing that runs the perimeter of the image.
Date: September 16, 1916
Creator: El Campo Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Lunch in the Rice Field During Harvest

Description: Copy negative of a group of people standing around a horse-drawn loading bed. The horse has been mostly cropped out of the photograph, but his hind legs are visible on the rightmost part of the image. According to the accompanying information, this group of people is taking a break during a rice field harvest to have lunch. A few food items are visible in the bed.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Hans J. Rasmussen on a Horse-Drawn Wagon

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of Hans J. Rasmussen riding through a cornfield on a horse-drawn wagon. He is wearing a wide-brimmed hat, a shirt and overalls. He is standing atop the moving wagon and is holding the two horses' reins in his hands.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Horses Pulling a Plow

Description: Photograph of a five horses pulling a mechanical plow. They are in the middle of a flat, grassy terrain. They are harnessed together; two are in the front and three are in the back. The plow is barely visible past them, although the wheel can be seen underneath the legs of the horse in the rightmost part of the image.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Horses Plowing Virgin Land

Description: Photograph of four horses plowing land. The ground has been exposed in mounds of dirt, and looks visibly tilled. The horses are harnessed to a small mechanical plow. Two are in the front and the other two are behind them.
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

Children Riding in Wagon

Description: Photograph of a group of people, children among them, riding inside a horse-drawn wagon. They appear to be in the middle of an empty, grassy terrain, as no identifiable structures or landmarks can be seen. The wagon is carrying at least four people, with a fifth person seen on the leftmost part of the image near the back wheel. The wagon is being pulled by four horses; two in the front and two in the back. The two in the front appear bigger and stronger. Those in the back, in fact, may be mules.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Petersen Family Picking Cotton]

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of the Petersen family harvesting and picking cotton in their cotton field. Two women who are wearing hats and dresses are working in the middle of the field while a few men on the left work on the edge of the field near the horse-drawn wagons. An automobile is parked in front of the furthest visible wagon. In the background are some farm buildings.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

El Campo Cotton Platform

Description: Photograph taken at El Campo Cotton Platform, which appears to be a kind of property used for the processing and harvesting of cotton. On the platform itself, there are various stacked piles of cotton and hay bales. A procession of horse-drawn wagons on the dirt road in front of the platform are moving forward. Helvig J. Berndt is in one of the wagons, but his actual location hasn't been specified. Additionally, two children can be seen joining the male driver in the front wagon. The photograph has been placed on a stiff mat board which is chipping on the bottom corners.
Date: 1920/1940
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Jens H. Berndt Farmstead]

Description: Photograph of Jens H. Berndt and his farmstead half a mile west of Danevang, Texas, which was later sold to P. C. Petersen in 1921. Presumably, Jens is the man in the foreground on the small plow that is being pushed by two horses. Behind him on the left, there is a barn with a tall gable roof and a windmill. The main home is on the far right. It is a two-story house with intersecting gable roofs and several double-hung windows, as well as two roof overhangs covering small patios. The photograph has been placed on a stiff mat. On the back, there is hand-written text that reads, "Jens H. Berndt about 1910."
Date: 1910~
Creator: Anderson, H. J.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Row Binder in Corn Field

Description: Copy negative of a man, identified as Henry Andersen, riding a row binder in a corn field. He wears overalls and a hat and looks head on at the camera. The binder is being pulled by a couple of horses. They are harnessed and are facing the right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Sam Brodsgaard in Wagon

Description: Photograph of a man, identified as Sam Brodsgaard, inside a wooden horse-drawn wagon in Danevang, Texas. The very top of two side wheels can be seen. Sam wears a round hat and light-colored shirt. Only the backs of the two horses can be seen, strapped to the wagon. There is hand-written text on the front of the photograph that reads, "Sam Brodsgaard."
Date: 1920/1940
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Sam Brodsgaard and Sons on Wagon]

Description: Photograph of a Sam Brodsgaard and his sons on a horse-drawn wagon. They are in a flat, empty plot of land which appears to be a farm. A single tree can be seen in the back off to the right. Sam is seated on the wagon's chair. To his left, his sons Johnny (left) and Chris (right) are holding the reins of the wagon. Behind them, the boy standing has been identified as Pete Brodsgaard and the kneeling boy in front of him has been identified as Carl Brodsgaard. They all wear overalls and hats. Accompanying information states that they are going fishing.
Date: 1920/1940
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