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[A Handwritten Note]

Description: A copy of a handwritten note. The note reads, "T.W. Wren made 1898- Summer in old Bob Maddox Pasture on Sycamore Creek last of Fort Worth, Mrs. T.W. Wren in buggy."
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Women at Stark House]

Description: Photograph of five women standing in the front yard of the Stark House in Orange, Texas. The women are L-R: Mrs. W.H. Stark, Mrs. E.W. Bancroft (age 91), Mrs. Jerry Stark, Mrs. Cheatham, and Mrs. Howe.
Date: 1935
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 17, Number 01, Spring, 2005

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 "Sports in Dallas."
Date: 2005
Creator: Dallas Historical Society
Partner: Dallas Historical Society

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

Easter Greetings

Description: Embossed color postcard depicting a woman wearing a purple dress and hat and carrying Easter lilies. "Easter Greetings" is written on the card. It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Valentine Post Card]

Description: Color postcard picturing a country woman seated near a hearth with a small cupid behind her. Written on the card, "Young Cupid stands beyant th' door, Jist open it, Swateheart, do - By the rosy glow of your fire - I know, He'll whisper a saycrut to you." Handwritten on the front of the card, "Your own valentine R.L.D. Feb 14th 07" It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, #527 S. Mill St, Paris, Tex. It is postmarked Oklahoma, Okla on Feb 13, 1907.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Danish Ladies Aid

Description: Black and white photograph of a large group of women standing in front of a wooden building that has its screen door open. The congregated women make up an organization known as the Danish Ladies Aid. They are gathered for a 50th anniversary celebration, according to accompanying information. Every woman is wearing jackets or coats. At the center, two women are holding together a chalkboard sign that reads: "50 Aars Jubelceum for Den Danoke Kvindeforenine in Danevang Te[xas]." (The last portion of the message is covered by one woman's hand.) There is a young girl standing in the front row amongst the older women.
Date: 1950
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Portrait of Maren Jensen]

Description: Black and white photograph of Maren Jensen sitting on the sidewalk outside of her home, which is the building that is visible right behind her. The building has a screen door and screen windows and has wood board siding. Maren is wearing glasses and a long-sleeved patterned dress that goes down to her ankles. She is holding an open book while smiling at the camera. A decorative border frames the image.
Date: unknown
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

Maren Jensen

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of Maren Jensen (also known as Mrs. H.P. Jensen). She is sitting on the end of a leather couch on top of an intricate rug. Behind the couch is a draped window. Maren is wearing a long dress with a white collar and three buttons on the chest and glasses. In her hands she is holding an open, hardcover book. The portrait is framed by an floral border and has the photography studio's emblem at the bottom which reads, "Herzik."
Date: unknown
Creator: Herzik Studio
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Maren Jensen at Home]

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of Maren Jensen sitting on a sidewalk on her lawn. She is wearing glasses, a patterned dress with a white collar and shoes with socks. Her attention is on the camera but her hands are holding an open book as if she has been reading. Behind her is her home, which she shares with her husband, H.P. Jensen; it features a screen door and screened windows.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society