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1927 Confirmation

Description: Black and white photograph of a confirmation class standing in front of the [Danevang Lutheran Church]. Three girls in white dresses and eight boys wearing three-piece suits stand on the steps of the building. The church's front windows and doors are visible behind the group. A decorative border frames the picture.
Date: 1927
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[1927 WTU Construction Crew]

Description: Copy slide of a photograph of a West Texas Utilities Construction crew working to set telephone poles. A few trucks are seen parked next to the crew members.
Date: 1927
Partner: McMurry University Library

[1927 WTU - Laying Lines]

Description: Copy slide of a photograph of a West Texas Utilities construction crew laying electrical lines in preparation for attaching them to the poles.
Date: 1927
Partner: McMurry University Library

[1927 WTU Work Crews]

Description: Copy slide of a photograph of a West Texas Utilities working crew raising and setting a telephone pole.
Date: 1927
Partner: McMurry University Library

[1972 WTU Dining Hall]

Description: Copy slide of a photograph of the dining room for the West Texas Utilities Construction Department. Plate settings with soup are on both sides of a long table. Four servers and chefs stand in the back and another chef is seated next to them.
Date: 1927
Partner: McMurry University Library

Accordion Player

Description: Copy print of a young man, identified as Glen Hutson, standing on a wooden boardwalk leaning against a railing. Behind him, there is a disorderly woodland of different species of plants and trees. He wears a hat, pants and matching waistcoat, and small bow-tie. With both hands, he holds an accordion. Accompanying information states that Glen married Ester Knudsen and had one child, Elsie Laverne Hutson Christensen.
Date: 1927~
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Aerial Photograph of Camp Hulen]

Description: Aerial photograph possibly taken from the water tower showing Camp Hulen. The housing section of the camp is visible from this view, with all the tents located on the left side of the picture.
Date: 1927~
Partner: Palacios Area Historical Association

[Albert Peyton George and Mary Jones in the snow covered ranch yard]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George and Mary Jones in the ranch yard after snow. White picket fence (gate open) with automobile parked near gate. White wooden buildings on right. Trees and pasture in background. The photograph has a black pattern around perimeter. Back of photograph stamped in blue: "8 178" and in purple "GUARANTEED FOR LIFE THIS IS A GENUINE BORDER FOX-TONE PICTURE MADE BY FOX COMPANY, SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS COPYRIGHTED 1927 BY CARL D. NEWTON".
Date: 1927
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Baseball Pirates]

Description: Photograph of thirteen young men in baseball uniforms with the word "Pirates" emblazoned on the front.
Date: 1927
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Beaumont Fire Department Personnel]

Description: Photograph of the Beaumont Fire Department's personnel wearing suits and posing for a group photo in front of a building. The men are mostly wearing uniforms with a couple men wearing lighter colored suits.
Date: [1927..]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Brenham High School Boys Basketball]

Description: Photograph of Brenham High School Boys Basketball Team. The young men are wearing matching sweaters with "B" emblems on the right sides. A man wearing a suit is posing in the back row.
Date: 1927
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Burro "Mida Mora"

Description: Photograph of little Tommy Wells wearing a sombrero and sitting on a burro taken in 1927. The burro, named Mida Mora, was a blue mule captured from the bandits who raided the Brite Ranch in 1917. This burro served many years a a night horse, which was a horse left in the pen at night to gather other horses for use in the morning.
Date: 1927
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Carl Thyssen Girls & Wagon

Description: Copy negative of three of the Thyssen family children standing outside their home in Danevang, Texas, which is located in Wharton County. Gerda Thyssen, the youngest child, is standing inside a wagon. Ingeborg Thyssen is standing next to the wagon, to the left of Gerda, and Magdalene Thyssen is pulling the wagon.
Date: 1927
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Carl Thyssen Home

Description: Copy negative of Carl Thyssen's family home in Danevang, Texas, located in Wharton County. There is a windmill on the left side of the image, and other houses are visible to the left of the family home.
Date: 1927
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Cars on street in Georgetown]

Description: Black and white photograph. South Austin Avenue. Left to right: Man by telephone pole, Large brick building, several trucks, "LINDELL PETERSON & CO. / HARDWARE". Trucks, people sitting on trunks, "THAT GOOD GULF GASO". Maker's Mark: "R. STONE/ GEORGETOWN/ TEX"
Date: 1927
Creator: Stone, R.
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Chamber of Commerce Band at the Olney, Texas Bandstand]

Description: Photograph of a band at the Olney, Texas bandstand. Twenty-four musicians are seated in a semicircle and one conductor is standing in the center of a wooden bandstand. The drumhead reads "Chamber of Commerce Olney Tex." Names are handwritten above some of the individuals. "Year 1927" is handwritten and "Lasater-Studio" is printed on the front of the photograph. Various building and a portion of a car with passengers are visible in the background. On the reverse of the photograph is handwritten "W. B. McCary, 512 W. Main, Olney Texas" and "Olney Band Stand - Located corner of North Grand and Elm St."
Date: 1927
Creator: Lasater Studio
Partner: Olney Community Library

[Charles Lindbergh at Airport - 1927]

Description: Copy slide of a photograph of the crowd meeting Lindbergh at the Abilene Airport. The Spirit of St. Louis is in the photograph and dignitaries are greeting Lindbergh.
Date: 1927
Partner: McMurry University Library

City Federation of Women's Club

Description: Group of women from the City Federation, who were guests of the Texas Power & Light Company at Lake Trinidad, Texas. Pictured are: (bottom row, left to right) Miss Lee Williams (Pres.), Mrs. R. L. West (Treasurer), Mrs. Nettie Edwards, Mrs. Jo Blanks (Fanny), Mrs. C. C. Yancy, Mrs. Billy Woods, Mrs. Fisher (of Dallas, whose husband conducted the group); (top row, left to right) Mrs. Emory Curtis, Mrs. F. V. Garrison, Mrs. Dan Turner, Mrs. R. T. Mays.
Date: 1927
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Confirmation Class of 1927]

Description: Copy print of a portrait of the confirmation class of 1927 in front of a church in Danevang, Texas. There are ten confirmands and their pastor, H. O. Jensen. The names of those in the photograph are listed on the back. According to accompanying information, there were two additional confirmands not seen here, Clifford Fritz Lykke and Nadine A. Neisig. The three young ladies are wearing white dresses, and the boys are wearing suits and ties.
Date: 1927
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang School Class of 1927

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of a group of young students posed for their school portrait. They are arranged in three rows; those on the first row are kneeling, those on the second row are seated, and those on the back row are standing. In the center of the first row, a student is holding a chalkboard that has their class information written on it. The Danevang School building is directly behind the group.
Date: 1927
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Denton Experimental Station Barbeque, 1927]

Description: Black and white (faded) of Denton Experimental Station Barbeque, 1927 (written on back) taken and collected by H.F.Browder, former County Agent, Denton County. The photo shows a crowd of men & women with houses and a field in the background.
Date: 1927
Creator: Browder, H. F.
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Elderly Man and Toddle Sitting Outside]

Description: Photograph of an elderly man, identified as J. W. Carr, with his young grandson. Both are seated outdoors in lawn chairs; the toddler is on the left and J. W. Carr is on the right. There is a lawn and plants in the background.
Date: 1927
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Excavation for the Baker]

Description: Excavation work and clearing of the two blocks in downtown Mineral Wells for the Baker Hotel is shown here. In the background is the Dr. Thompson home, the old First Methodist church and parsonage. The parsonage was moved to the corner of SE 3rd Street & SE 5th Avenue. The filling station in the foreground was located where Murray's Grill parking lot once was [ca. 1950]. The Piedmont Hotel was across the street (NE 1st Avenue.) where the Baker Hotel garage building is now [2009]located. The work has just begun clearing the lots. The tower on top of East Mountain is barely visible above the welcome sign that was erected there in 1925. This photograph comes from the Young collection.
Date: 1927?
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library