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Cherokee County History

Description: This volume discusses the history of Cherokee County including its communities, geography, and major events. The statement on the dedication page says: "This book is the story of Cherokee County from its earliest days through its founding and development and the achievements of its people to the present -- its rich heritage from its founders, its lasting contributions to the Republic of Texas, the State of Texas, the Confederate States of America, and the United States of America. This book highlights Cherokee County's place in time" (p. iv). Index starts on page 707.
Date: 2001
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Commission (Tex.)
Item Type: Book
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 14, Number 02, Fall, 2002

Description: Biannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it." This issue focuses on "Historic Neighborhoods."
Date: 2002
Creator: Dallas Historical Society
Partner: Dallas Historical Society

[Danevang Community Hall After Hurricane in 1945]

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of Danevang Community Hall after damages incurred during the hurricane that hit the town in 1945. Visible from two-point perspective, the building has a few missing shingles on its roof and some broken windowpanes, as evidenced by a woman who is sitting in one of the window frames and grasping a pane.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang Community Photo

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of a large group of Danevang citizens arranged in several rows for a portrait in front of the Danevang Community Hall. The hall has several windows on its exterior facade; two are closed and three others are open. A few individuals are sitting within the open window frames or are directly in front of them.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang Community Hall

Description: Copy negative of the Danevang Community Hall in Danevang, Texas. There is a fence and several automobiles in front of the building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

People by Store

Description: Copy negative of townspeople and horse-drawn buggies standing in front of the Lacoste Mercantile Co. Painted above the store is, "Lacoste Mercantile Co., Lumber & General Merchandise." Beside that is a building with the word, "Warehouse." painted on it.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Closer Aerial View of Danevang Farmers Co-op]

Description: Black and white photograph of an aerial view of a group of buildings belonging to the Danevang Farmers Co-op. Dirt road pathways are visible between the buildings. The Lummus Cotton Mill, featured in other related photographs, is situated near the back of the property. A few cars are parked in various areas of the property, particularly around a small building on the left and a gas service station to the right of it. In the center right is a barn with an open door.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Aerial View of Danevang Farmers Co-op and Surrounding Properties]

Description: Black and white photograph of an aerial view of a group of buildings belonging to the Danevang Farmers Co-operative. The plot of land is adjacent to other properties on the right of the photograph where smaller buildings are visible. In the center of the photograph is a two-story building that has the words "Farmers Co-operative Society, Inc." on its exterior. Near the back of the property is a large ditch that is connected to the Lummus Cotton Mill on the left by a metal rail. Dirt roads provide pathways between the buildings.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Aerial View of Danevang, Texas]

Description: Black and white photograph of the city of Danevang, Texas viewed from above. A long road stretches throughout the city's length. On the bottom left corner is a group of buildings known as the Danevang Farmers Co-operative.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Aerial View of Danevang Farmers Co-op]

Description: Black and white photograph of an aerial view of a group of buildings belonging to the Danevang Farmers Co-op. Dirt road pathways are visible between the buildings. The Lummus Cotton Mill, featured in other related photographs, is situated near the back of the property. To the right of it is a metal, bridge-like structure that tapers off into a giant ditch in the top right corner. At the bottom right corner is a building that says "Farmers Co-operative Society, Inc." A few cars are parked in various areas of the property.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Danevang Citizens at the Danevang Community Hall]

Description: Black and white photograph of a large group of Danevang citizens gathered in front of the Danevang Community Hall, a white wooden building with a single door in front. A pair of Danish flags are hanging on the building on either side of the open door. Numerous citizens are sitting and standing in and around the bleachers.
Date: 1906
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Portrait of Danevang Citizens at Danevang Community Hall]

Description: Black and white photograph of the Danevang community gathered for a portrait at the Danevang Community Hall, which was evidently also used as the town school. The younger citizens are pictured mostly in the front of the group, sitting or kneeling; older children and adults are sitting or standing behind them, arranged in rows just outside the exterior west wall of the building. There are five windows on the building that are visible; three of them are open, with a couple suited men sitting or standing within the window frames.
Date: 1906
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Community Group Picture

Description: Copy negative of a community group photograph in Ivan, Texas. The group includes men in suits and hats, women in long dresses and hats and small children. People are standing in the center of the frame and several horse-drawn buggies with people are on the right and left sides. In the foreground is a dead tree and in the background is a township.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Postcard: The 20th Annual Día de los Muertos Family]

Description: Postcard that advertises "The 20th Annual Día de los Muertos Family Event" Celebration, which was presented by the Official Mexican and Mexican American Fine Art Museum of Texas and the Mexic-Arte Museum. The front of the photograph features a black and white photograph of an outdoor Mexican altar with photo credits included at the bottom of the image. On the right-hand side of the postcard, there is a list of events that will be at the celebration as well as the date of the event, the logo of the Mexic-Arte Museum, and museum contact information. The flip side of the postcard features a more detailed itinerary of the major events that will be at the celebration. There is also sponsor and admission information.
Date: 2003
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 04, Number 02, Fall, 1992

Description: Biannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it." This issue focuses on architecture in Dallas.
Date: 1992
Creator: Dallas Historical Society
Partner: Dallas Historical Society

A History of Crosby County 1876-1977

Description: This text is a history of various economic and social aspects of Crosby County, described on the title page as, "A collection of historical sketches and family histories composed by County Residents; compiled by the staff of the Crosby County Pioneer Memorial Museum under the supervision and with the cooperation of the Crosby County Historical Commission" (p. 1). Index starts on page 597.
Date: 1978
Creator: Crosby County Pioneer Museum
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Collingsworth County 1890-1984

Description: This volume about Collingsworth County, Texas includes family histories, general histories about communities in the area, and memorials. Index starts on page 442.
Date: 1985
Creator: Collingsworth County History Book Committee
Item Type: Book
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

The Early History of Montgomery, Texas

Description: Book detailing the early history of Montgomery, Texas (roughly 1825 through 1848) including the text of various primary sources and legal documents.
Date: 2012
Creator: Searle, Kameron K.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Collingsworth County, Texas History, Volume 2

Description: This volume about Collingsworth County, Texas describes various aspects of the county's history, including: early county history, current county [history], churches, schools, organizations, early business, current business, agriculture, military, families, and dedications and memorials. Index starts on page 291.
Date: 2009
Creator: Collingsworth County Book Committee
Item Type: Book
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum