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Studio Portrait of a Man and Woman

Description: Studio photograph of a man seated with a woman standing beside him. She rests her right hand on his left shoulder. He lays his hand on an architectural prop. A backdrop with an image of a house and trees on it is behind them. The man wears has a white beard and mustache, wears a suit, and has a hat in his lap. A watch chain hangs from his vest.The woman wears a long dark dress and has her hair pulled back.
Date: unknown
Partner: Log Cabin Village

Sport on the Beach

Description: Color photo postcard picturing 4 men and 4 women on the beach at Atlantic City, New Jersey. They are in their swim suits and posing on the beach. It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Tex. It is postmarked Atlantic City, N.J. on Sept 17, 1907.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Young Lady Wanted

Description: Comical color postcard depicting a young man in a room scrubbing an article of clothing on a washboard in a barrel. Clothes hang on a makeshift clothesline behind him. Printed under the picture, "Young lady wanted to keep house for Single Young Man. (State salary required.)" Correspondence on the back reads, " Hello Sweety, What do you say to this do you notice my friend."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

I will be up as soon as possible

Description: Colored postcard depicting a man falling down a flight of stairs. His pocket watch is flying out of his vest and he holds a bucket and shovel for coal in his hands. Written on the card is, "I will be up as soon as possible." Correspondence on the back reads, "Hello Rosa, how are you and your position coming. you must come to see us some of these long come shorts. Sam." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Texas. It is postmarked Ladonia, Tex on Sept 30, 1907.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Simon Anderson Thyssen Portrait

Description: Portrait of Simon Anderson Thyssen. He is wearing a dark suit and tie and has a beard. The photograph is on a mat, and there are water stains on the back. According to accompanying information, Thyssen remained in Denmark.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Group of Danevang Men]

Description: Black and white photograph of a group of men standing just outside a building that is visible behind them. A low fence made of chicken wire is behind their feet. Accompanying information lists the identity of the men in the photograph from left to right: Niels M. Hansen, Leo Allenson, John Allenson, Vernon Lee Hoffman, Andrew (Andreas) Berndt, George Berndt, Alfred Hansen, Frederick Hansen, and Olaf Hansen.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Hans Peter Jensen Sitting Outside His Home]

Description: Black and white photograph of Hans Peter Jensen sitting on a wooden stump outside of his home. His feet rest on the sidewalk by his house and in his right hand he holds a cane that rests in the grass next to the sidewalk. He is wearing a shirt, a vest, and pants as well as a hat. The house's white exterior as well as some windows and a screen door are visible.
Date: unknown
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
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Camping at the Bay

Description: Copy negative of three men identified as Louie Knudsen, Arthur Andersen, and Mads Andersen camping at Palacios Bay in Texas. Two of the men are sitting at a makeshift table and eating a meal while the third is cooking over a fire. Tools including buckets, a hatchet, and several stacked rifles are strewn about the campsite. The men are surrounded by dense foliage.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Camping at the Bay

Description: Copy negative of three men plucking game birds while camping at Palacios Bay in Texas. Two men are standing; one is holding a pile of guns and the other is cooking. The third man is sitting. Tools and supplies are visible around the camp. Two mules are standing next to a covered wagon.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Photograph of two men]

Description: Photograph portrait of two Hispanic American men dressed in suits and tie. The man sitting on a chair with his legs crossed is resting his left hand on the chair. The second man is standing beside him on the left, with his hand resting on the chair.
Date: unknown
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Frank Gabino and employees on the 1800 Block of Congress]

Description: Photograph of Mr. Francisco (Frank) Gabino, son and employees outside of the Alamo Furniture Store on the 1800 block of Congress Avenue, Houston, Texas. Line of delivery trucks in front of store. From left to right: Frank Gabino ; Frank Gabino, Jr. ; Anatoin Reyes ; Ignacio Rodriguez. The Crystal Cafe is visible at the far corner; it was run by Gus Gavriel.
Date: 1928
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library