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[Dr. Frank B. Burress]

Description: Copy negative of Dr. Frank B. Burress, pastor of Central Baptist Church, standing on the first step of the church's education building. He is dressed in attire appropriate for 1872, including a top hat, for Jacksonville's Centennial Celebration in 1972. He is holding an umbrella in one hand and his Bible in the other.
Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[Golden Anniversary Song]

Description: Copy negative of the lyrics to Jacksonville's Golden Anniversary song, entitled "Jacksonville's Big Jubilee," written by Reverend J. D. Aldredge.
Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[Pastor and Mrs. Jesperson at the 90th Anniversary Church Celebration]

Description: Color photograph of husband and wife Ronald P. Jespersen and Delores Jespersen. Ronald is a pastor of the church for which this 90th anniversary celebration is being held; the couple is pictured indoors at the church. A large floral arrangement sits to the right of the couple and a stained glass window is visible behind them.
Date: October 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

90th Celebration

Description: Color photograph of the chapel inside of the Danevang Lutheran Church. A woman stands at the front of the chapel near the altar. At the center of the altar is a table on top of which are two lit candlesticks and a candelabra. Above the table hangs a cross. A few rows of pews are visible in the foreground.
Date: October 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[A Couple Standing in a Parking Lot]

Description: Color photograph of a woman and a man, Mary Jane Wood and Eddie Wood, standing in the parking lot of Danevang Lutheran Church at its 90th anniversary celebration. They are both visible from the waist up. Eddie has in his hands a book of some sort and a cigarette between two fingers. Several cars are parked in a lot behind them.
Date: October 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Planning Crew for 90th Anniversary Church Celebration]

Description: Color photograph of five elderly women, all of whom are wearing glasses, grouped together indoors. Together they make the planning crew for the 90th anniversary celebration of Danevang Lutheran Church. The room where they stand is wood-paneled and has two windows that are visible. A few potted plants sit in or by the window sill to the right of the women.
Date: October 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[90th Homecoming Celebration, Danevang Lutheran Church]

Description: Color photograph of a group of people gathered together for a meal in the mess hall at an unidentified location. Several adults are seated at long banquet tables covered in gingham-patterned table covers; many of them have platefuls of food in front of them. Some concession style windows where food is being served are visible to the left; a few people are lined up to be served. Above the windows is a banner that reads, "Vars' Co!" as well as a few Danish flag decals.
Date: October 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Two Women on the Planning Commitee for the Danevang Lutheran Church Homecoming Celebration Posed for a Photograph]

Description: Color photograph of a couple of women, identified as Marie Bram and Jeanette Larsen, posing for a photograph together. They are visible from the waist up. They are part of the planning team responsible for the 90th anniversary homecoming event at Danevang Lutheran Church. The two women both have short, curly hair and are wearing glasses. Behind them is a framed piece of art, a screened window, and a duo of bulletin boards that have photographs on them.
Date: October 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Two Women Posing for a Photograph at the 90th Anniversary Celebration of Danevang Lutheran Church]

Description: Color photograph of two women, who are dressed nicely, posing for a photograph indoors at the 90th anniversary homecoming celebration of Danevang Lutheran Church. The woman on the left has short, curly gray hair and is wearing glasses; she is sporting a blue shirt and a striped skirt. The woman on the right has a dark pompadour and is wearing a red dress. Behind them are a few picnic tables covered in gingham tablecloths where a few people are seated. Potted plants hang from the ceiling in the background. A Danish flag and an American flag are on display far behind the women.
Date: October 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Elderly Women Escorting Each Other at the 90th Anniversary Homecoming Celebration of Danevang Lutheran Church]

Description: Color photograph of a few elderly women who are all apart of the Jensen family, one of whom is their matriarch. They are escorting each other with arms linked outside of Danevang Lutheran Church. Metal handrails surround the group on either side. The presence of parked cars in the background suggest that they are in the parking lot. A tent is set up in the background to the right.
Date: October 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Emilie Nelsen and Others at the 90th Anniversary Celebration at Danevang Lutheran Church]

Description: Color photograph of an elderly woman identified as Emilie Andersen Nelsen, standing indoors at Danevang Lutheran Church. She is wearing a blue ringer t-shirt that says "GRANNY" on the front and has her hair braided on the crown of her head. She is surrounded by three other individuals, two of whom are elderly men wearing hats and glasses. The other individual is a tall curly-haired elderly woman who is also wearing glasses and is gesturing at Emilie. Behind her are poster boards displays that have vintage photos attached to them.
Date: October 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Olson Silver Wedding Anniversary

Description: Copy negative of a dance performed at the silver wedding anniversary of J.P. and Sophie Olson. The group of children and adults are holding hands in a circle. In the background, a farm building and several automobiles can be seen, as well as other people not involved in the dance.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Golden Wedding Anniversary of Jens and Anna Marie Smith]

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of an elderly couple and their grown children posed for a picture on their golden wedding anniversary. Anna Marie Nielsen Smith and Jens A. Smith, the wife and husband being celebrated, are seated in chairs next to each other on the lawn of their home. Behind them are their three sons and two daughters, who are identified from left to right as: William, Kristine, Andrew, Caroline, Maria, and Marius. The porch of their house is visible behind them; to the right, the steps to the porch are also discernible.
Date: 1917
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danish Ladies Aid 40th Anniversary

Description: Photograph of a large group of women standing in rows in front of a house celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Danish Ladies Aid organization of Danevang, Texas. The front row is seated in wooden chairs. They are mostly elderly women, with the exception of a few in the top rows. Although some names have been supplied, they have not been matched properly to specific people in the photograph. They are dressed in conservative apparel.
Date: 1941
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Family Photograph at Margaret & Arnold Juhl Wedding]

Description: Photograph of a large number of people gathered together for a group picture in front of a closed curtain. According to the line of text that prefaces the names on the bottom part of the image, the photograph was "taken at the 50th anniversary of Margaret and Arnold Juhl at the Danevang Hall." They are all dressed in formal attire. Further, with the exception of two members of the group, they all also wear glasses. From left to right, they have been identified as: Top row: Anna Skalicky, Rudolph Skalicky, Edythe Michaelsen, Hans Michaelsen, Vavie Skalicky, Frank Skalicky. Middle row: Frank Witcher, Charles Corley, Christian Michaelsen, Arnold Juhl, Sophus Michaelsen, George Michaelsen, Carl Michaelsen. Bottom row: Clara Witcher, Helen Corley, Clara Michaelsen, Margaret Juhl, Methea Michaelsen, Helena Michaelsen, and Hilda Michaelsen.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Mr. and Mrs. Carl Marius Hansen Anniversary Newspaper Photograph, March 20, 1973]

Description: Newspaper photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Marius Hansen, Sr. celebrating their fiftieth wedding anniversary on March 20, 1973. Mr. Hansen is wearing a dark suit and boutonniere, seated to the right of a table; Mrs. Hansen is wearing a light-colored dress with a corsage and is standing behind him to the left. There is a decorated, cone-shaped cake on the table topped with a heart containing the numeral "50." The caption below the photograph says "Mr. and Mrs. Carl Marius Hansen, Sr., are admiring their 'Kranse-Kage', Danish Wedding Cake, at their recent Golden Wedding Anniversary. The 'Kranse-Kage', used in the observance of anniversaries among the Danish people, is tiered, and when the top tier is removed, a bottle of wine is discovered inside for the happy couple."
Date: March 20, 1973
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Golden Wedding

Description: Copy negative of Andreas and Inger Lauritsen celebrating their fiftieth wedding anniversary. Andreas is standing to the left of Inger wearing a suit, tie, and boutonniere. Inger has her hand placed on Andrea's waist, and is wearing a brimmed hat with a feather topper, suit jacket and skirt, and a large pin made of ribbons. A floral decoration is visible on a table behind them in their home.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Men With Fireworks

Description: Copy negative of several men burning fireworks to celebrate a Diamond Jubilee. In the background a few businesses are partially visible, including a loan office. Also several cars are parked on the street right behind the men.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library