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Carl Thyssen During World War I

Description: Postcard of two men in military uniform standing on a wooden boardwalk in front of what appears to be a barrack. A ladder can be seen inclined on the structure behind the man on the right. Accompanying information indicates one of the men is Carl Thyssen, but has not specified which is which. They both wear lace-up boots, hats, and loose-fitting pants, but the man on the left wears a button-up jacket with multiple button-flap pockets, as oppose to the man on the right, who simply wears a long-sleeve shirt.
Date: 1918~
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society


Description: Copy negative of Hans Michaelsen, a World War II veteran in San Antonio, Texas. Hans is sitting down on a large rock platform, facing forward. He is dressed in a suit and a military hat. There is a house and a car visible in the background of the photograph.
Date: 1940
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Three Similarly Dressed Women Standing on a Lawn in San Antonio]

Description: Black and white photograph of three women standing on a lawn and posing for a photograph. All three of them are wearing long dark skirt, long dark jackets, hats, and shoes. Their shadows are visible behind them; the shadow of an individual in a hat is also visible in the foreground, although the actual individual is not. On the back of the photograph is a handwritten note that reads, "Pattie - Bertha - Alva. Taken in San Antonio on Alva's birthday. She is the girl who went to Chicago with us."
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Funeral Program for Homer D. Smith, March 2011]

Description: Funeral program for Major General Homer D. Smith, retired from the United States Army. The funeral was held at Dodd Field Chapel at Fort Sam Houston near San Antonio, Texas, and it was officiated by Reverend David W. Schulte. The date of the service is not included. Includes biographical information for the deceased and the lyrics to the hymn "How Great Thou Art" printed on a separate sheet. Smith is a veteran of both World War II and the Vietnam War, and he lived from February 16, 1922 to March 6, 2011.
Date: March 2011
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society