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Alleyton, Texas: Back Door to the Confederacy

Description: This book contains the history of Alleyton, Texas, which is located in Colorado County. The book includes information about the Alley family, the founding of Alleyton, reminiscences and recollections, as well as the establishment of railroads, local businesses, schools, and churches.
Date: 1993
Creator: Harrison, William H.
Partner: Nesbitt Memorial Library

Boats at Palacios

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of a couple of boats on the water of the Tres Palacios Bay. The boat on the left is carrying passengers; the boat on the right has a single sail and one individual on it.
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

Campsite at the Bay

Description: Copy negative of a Danevang family camping at Palacios Bay, Texas. Several women and children wearing long dresses and bonnets are sitting around two covered wagons that are parked on the shore.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Children Playing by the Seashore]

Description: Photograph of schoolchildren playing by the seashore. Some of the children are holding hands, and others are laughing. There is a young boy standing in the middle of the photograph turned around to face the camera. The ocean is visible in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Palacios 1935 Mr. Mil Clement & children".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Children Playing in the Backyard of a House]

Description: Photograph of a group of young children playing outside in the backyard of a Presbyterian manse. A woman and an older girl stand on the elevated porch watching the children. A Reverend is also standing nearby and watching the children play in the grassy yard. The back of the wood-slatted manse has two more small sets of steps that lead up to doors. Another house next door is visible in the background on the right-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Manse at Palacios Rev. B. del Pozo and family".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Cleaning Fish

Description: Photograph of two women and a young boy cleaning fish at East Bay in Palacios, Texas. The woman on the left, identified as Margaret Juhl, is wearing a light-colored bonnet and dress. She holds a fish in her hands over a pot. The woman on the right, identified as Mrs. H. P. Jensen, wears a dark hat with a ribbon tied around it and a dark cape-like top. The boy that is with them stands behind the woman on the left looking at the camera. They are next to a large body of water. At least three other people can be seen in the very back. Accompanying information has provided names for the women, but they have not been matched to their positions in the photograph.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang Folks on Boat Ride

Description: Copy negative of citizens of Danevang taking a boat ride in Palacios Bay, Texas. The image was taken from the dock as the boat is taking off. People on the boat are leaning out the windows to look at the camera. One boy is sitting atop the roof of the vessel and clutching his hat in his hand. Several other children are leaning on the railing of the boat and dipping their toes in the water. The bank of the river and several buildings onshore can be seen behind the boat, as well as a bridge that extends past the picture plane.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Fun at the Bay

Description: Black and white copy print of a group of people on a boat that is sitting at a dock on the Palacios Bay. There are some people at the standing at the stern; other people are peeking through the windows of the boat's cabin. A man is sitting on top of the cabin roof. There are two metal barrels on the dock; one of them is blurry and partially visible in the foreground. Behind the boat is a view of the water.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Group of Girls Sitting Together in Church Pews]

Description: Photograph of a group of seven girls sitting together at the back of a church in two rows of pews. The girls are all facing forward, and most are looking at the camera. There is a woman in a striped dress on the right-hand side of the image; she is holding a book and facing the group of girls. In front of her, there is a projector sitting on a table. There are two open windows and closed double doors in the background behind the girls. The foreground is made up of four more rows of empty pews. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Palacios, 1952 Training School".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Minister and Class Standing on the Steps of a Church]

Description: Photograph of a group of eight women and a minister standing outside on the front steps of a church. The women are wearing light dresses and blouses and are all holding books. They are standing on the three steps that lead up to the screened double door entrance. The door and the corresponding screen on the left-hand side are both opened outward, and the minister is standing in the door frame. There are two windows on either side of the door, and the building is lined with weeds and shrubs. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Palacios - Training school 1952, Bernardino del Pozo M., minister."
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Mother & Daughter with Spinning Wheel

Description: Copy negative of Pauline Marie Thomsen Berthelsen and her daughter, Julia Marie Berthelsen sitting outside their home in Palacios, Texas, which is located in Matagorda County. The mother and daughter are spinning wool on a spinning wheel in their yard.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Photograph of Group of People]

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing outdoors. Children are standing in the front with adults standing behind them. The group is in front of a white building with trees on either side. The photograph is out of focus.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Officers]

Description: Photograph of three men standing on a lawn in front of a white building. The men are dressed in slacks, collared shirts, and ties and are described as officers for an unknown organization. Women and children are mingling behind them.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of White Building]

Description: Photograph from the side of a white building. The building is one story with a false front. Small trees are planted around it. Children and adults are standing in the front and on the side of the building.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of White Building]

Description: Photograph from the front of a white building. The building is a single story with a false front. It is surrounded by trees and a row of short bushes form a hedge in front. A wooden walkway in the foreground leads to the building.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of White Building]

Description: Photograph from the front right corner of a white building. The building is a single story with a false front. It is surrounded by trees and a hedge. A wooden walkway leads to the front of the building. In the foreground and to the right of the building is a gravel road.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Young People]

Description: Photograph of young people standing outdoors. The girls are wearing dresses while the boys are wearing collared shirts and slacks. A large tree is behind them and buildings are visible in the distant background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary