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Wesley & Darlene Miksik Home

Wesley & Darlene Miksik Home

Date: 1986
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a single-story brick home belonging to Wesley and Darlene Miksik in Danevang, Texas. Photograph was taken some distance away, capturing a large front yard and average-sized trees spaciously distributed. The house has shutter windows, a gable roof, and small plants along the edge of the brick walls. There is a dog standing near the garage door on the left side of the house.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
H. J. Berndt Home

H. J. Berndt Home

Date: January 1970
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a two-story wooden structure and accompanying outbuildings in Danevang, Texas, belonging to Helvig Jensen Berndt. The main home has a shingled intersecting gable roof and an overhang supported by four columns. There also appears to be a second overhang in the back patio along with several strewn objects on the grass. Accompanying information states that across a time-span of 30 days, Helvig moved the home two and a half miles into a dug hole by wrapping a rope around a post and dragging the home with the aid of a mule. In the early 1970's, it was torn down and Grandson Elvin Berndt built his own home in 1973 on the original spot.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Portrait of Pastor Dan Lauderdale and Family]

[Portrait of Pastor Dan Lauderdale and Family]

Date: 1981/1985
Creator: unknown
Description: Studio portrait photograph of the Lauderdale family in front of a cloudy, brown backdrop. The man in the very back who stands above the rest is Pastor Dan Lauderdale. He wears a striped red shirt with white trim accents on his collar and sleeves. The older woman whose hair has been pulled back and pinned with flowers is Pastor Dan Lauderdale's mother, Dorothy Galbraith Lauderdale. Cindy Lauderdale is seated on the right and wears a red gingham dress. She is Pastor Dan's wife. Their two children are in the front, Rachel and Tabitha; however, these names have not been matched properly to their individual positions.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Duus Family Portrait]

[Duus Family Portrait]

Date: 1942/1947
Creator: unknown
Description: Studio portrait photograph of the Duus family in front of a blank backdrop. The three individuals in the back are standing and embracing each other, all of whom are the children of Gerda and Pastor Vagn Duus. On the back row from left to right are Verner, Sibyl, and Erling Duus. Sibyl's hand appears to be around the shoulder of her mother, Gerda, who wears horn-rimmed glasses, a blazer, and matching skirt. She is seated on the arm rest of a wooden chair, which is occupied by Pastor Vagn Duus. The words "Merry Christmas" have been printed on the top margin of the photograph. There is hand-written text on the back, but with the exception of the heading, which reads, "To Danish Ladies Aid member", the rest appears to be written in Danish or a similar Germanic language.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Quarterly Occupation Tax Receipt Number 165

Quarterly Occupation Tax Receipt Number 165

Date: 1887
Creator: unknown
Description: Quarterly occupation tax receipt given to P. B. Bundick of Matagorda County in Texas for his occupation of Ferryman. Mr. Bundick appears have paid a total of $5.46 on this particular quarter. The transaction was confirmed by the comptroller of public accounts, whose signature can be seen on the bottom right corner.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
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