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 County: Wharton County, TX
 Decade: 2000-2009
 Language: English
 Collection: Texas Cultures Online
The Family History of Jorgen and Ane Ingvardsen

The Family History of Jorgen and Ane Ingvardsen

Date: February 5, 2005
Creator: Ingvardsen, Gary Allen & Flagg, Irene Hansen
Description: Family genealogy tracing the descendants of Jorgen and Ane Ingvardsen who immigrated from Denmark and settled in Danevang, Texas around 1904. The table of contents lists: Tusind Tak, History, Register Report of Ingvart Hansen Ingvardsen, Kinship Report of Ingvart Hansen Ingvardsen, and an index (starting on page 37). Documentation also includes immigration records for family members with a photocopy of the original manifest, and photographs from several generations.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Senate Resolution Number Twenty-Eight - In Memory of Lawrence J. Petersen

Senate Resolution Number Twenty-Eight - In Memory of Lawrence J. Petersen

Date: February 2, 2005
Creator: Texas. Legislature. Senate
Description: Resolution document composed by the Senate of the State of Texas that was created and sent to the Petersen family in condolences for the death of Lawrence J. Petersen. The first page of the document gives an account of Mr. Petersen's accomplishments both professionally and as a member of the community. The second page resolves to provide the surviving family - including siblings, wife, children, and grandchildren - a copy of the resolution expressing their sympathies. It is signed by the president, secretary, and a member of the Senate. A gold seal with two purple stripes has been placed besides the signatures on the left side. Both sheets have been stapled within the fold of a third piece of paper.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Clifford Lykke and Kermit Westerholm

Clifford Lykke and Kermit Westerholm

Date: 2005
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph taken during Clifford Lykke's 94th birthday celebration, who is pictured next to an elder man in a red suit jacket. Clifford wears a purple cardigan, plaid pants, and is sitting on a wheelchair. The man next to him has been identified as Kermit Westerholm. There is a third man behind them wearing a striped shirt and holding a red cup. Behind them, three couches can be seen, but the photograph's bright flash has blanketed most of the interior space in shadows.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Clifford Lykke's 94th Birthday

Clifford Lykke's 94th Birthday

Date: 2005
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph taken during the 94th birthday celebration of Clifford Lykke, who is pictured on the right wearing a purple sweater sitting on a wheelchair. He looks down at a piece of paper held in his hands. An unidentified man is to the left, wearing a striped shirt, looking down at Clifford's paper as well. In the back, a series of drinks have been placed on a wooden table. Several upholstered wooden chairs are around it. A third man can be seen in the shadows handling a bottle from the table.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Danish Culture Newspaper Article]

[Danish Culture Newspaper Article]

Date: June 6, 2001
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper article titled "Danish culture cherished" discussing the grand opening of the new Danish Cultural Center in in 2001 in Danevang, Texas, known as "The Danish Capitol of Texas." The names of the people in the middle and bottom photographs are listed. The article appeared in the El Campo Leader in June 6, 2001.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Hans & Anna Andersen Family Reunion

Hans & Anna Andersen Family Reunion

Date: June 2002
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of men and women seated outdoors on a bench. They are dressed in casual attire smiling at the camera. From left to right, they have been identified as Kenneth Mads Andersen, Loraine A. McCarty, Virginia A. Hall, Doris Andersen Gray, and Roger L. Andersen. Behind them, there are two unidentified men looking down at the metal grill in front of them. A second grill is just to the right of the first. A fence and some trees are farther in the distance. Accompanying information states that the photograph was taken at the Hans and Anna Andersen Family Reunion.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Hans & Anna Andersen Family Reunion

Hans & Anna Andersen Family Reunion

Date: June 2002
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of men and women at the Danevang Community Hall in Danevang, Texas. The women are seated on what appears to be the stage of a small auditorium that has been closed-shut by a red curtain. Two men stand on each side. From left to right, the group has been identified as Kenneth Mads Andersen, Doris Andersen Gray, Loraine A. McCarty, Virginia A. Hall, and Roger L. Andersen. Large, block lettering on a banner in the back indicates that the photograph was taken at the Andersen Family Reunion.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Hans & Anna Andersen Family Reunion

Hans & Anna Andersen Family Reunion

Date: June 2002
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of adult men and women standing before an auditorium with closed curtains. From left to right, they have been identified as Kenneth Mads Andersen, Karyl Andersen, Loraine A. McCarty, John McCarty, Doris A. Gray, Harry Hall, Virginia A. Hall, Betty Andersen, and Roger Andersen. Accompanying information, as well as the large block lettering behind them on the banner, indicates that the photograph was taken during the Hans and Anna Andersen Family Reunion.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Lauritsen Family Deer]

[Lauritsen Family Deer]

Date: June 28, 2007
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Lauritsen family deer wearing a collar. His head is turned to the right, looking in that direction. Accompanying information indicates the deer's name is Buck, he was born in 1967, and pictured at the A. P. Lauritsen farm home. There are three small cats behind the deer. In the back, off to the left, there is a single-story structure, possibly a shed, surrounded by a few trees.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Lutheran Church Women]

[Lutheran Church Women]

Date: April 2005
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of several women gathered for a group picture in front of a red curtain. They are part of a Lutheran church in Danevang, Texas. They wear formal attire and over half wear glasses. From left to right, they have been identified as: Top row: Martha Graff, Margaret Moller, Louise Petersen, Helena Lauritsen, Edna Olson, Julia Knudsen, Ella Hansen, Myrtle Waldman, and Dora Wind. Second row: Essie White, Joyce Nielsen, Gertrude Hansen, Bertha Jensen, Marie Swendsen, Gudrun Jensen, Heneritta Bram, Elsie Christensen, Anita Schulz, Alice Hansen, and Myrtle Lauritsen. Bottom row: Margaret Juhl, Delpha Carlsen, Lillian Roberts, Emma Berndt, Ester Hutson, Lillian Hansen, Ruth Brodsgaard, and Pastor Erik Moller.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
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