1945 Confirmation

Description:

Black and white photograph of the 1945 confirmation class of [Danevang Lutheran Church] standing inside their church. They are posed in front of an intricate altar that has four spires and that appears to have a religious image at its center. The group, comprised of three girls and eight boys, is flanked by two windows and the ceiling above the group is concave. The girls wear white dresses and corsages pinned to their clothing and the boys wear suits with boutonnières pinned to their lapels. Directly situated before the group is a white stand. To the right of the group is a flower arrangement and in the foreground the blurry shape of pews are visible.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Wharton County - Danevang
Creation Date: 1945  
Partner(s):
Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Collection(s):
Texas Cultures Online
Usage:
Total Uses: 14
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1945
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Wharton County - Danevang
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
1945  
Description:

Black and white photograph of the 1945 confirmation class of [Danevang Lutheran Church] standing inside their church. They are posed in front of an intricate altar that has four spires and that appears to have a religious image at its center. The group, comprised of three girls and eight boys, is flanked by two windows and the ceiling above the group is concave. The girls wear white dresses and corsages pinned to their clothing and the boys wear suits with boutonnières pinned to their lapels. Directly situated before the group is a white stand. To the right of the group is a flower arrangement and in the foreground the blurry shape of pews are visible.

Note:

According to accompanying information, this photograph depicts the last class that was confirmed in the original church, which was destroyed by a hurricane in 1945.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w. ; 7 x 12 cm.

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Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Collection:
Texas Cultures Online
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: DHPS_1999-005-076
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth223088
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image