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 Decade: 2000-2009
 Collection: Texas Cultures Online
[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
Museum Construction

Museum Construction

Date: 2000
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a construction project in Danevang, Texas; the future site of the Danish Heritage Preservation Society. The foundation and the wooden framework can be seen on the right side. To the left, the dirt has been piled high from large tire tracks, presumably belonging to the red crane a short distance away from where the photograph was taken. Behind it, there is a yellow tractor, on which a man sits. Two other unidentified men can be seen behind the wooden beams.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Museum Construction

Museum Construction

Date: 2000
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a construction project in Danevang, Texas. It is the future site of the Danish Heritage Preservation Society. The photograph was taken inside the building, and captures a group of construction workers on various parts of the building's first and second floors. A man on the right is pointing at something to another man standing on a scaffold. Various objects - bags, trash, bricks, etc - are strewn about on the cement foundation.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Museum Construction

Museum Construction

Date: 2000
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a construction project in Danevang, Texas; the future site of the Danish Heritage Preservation Society. Taken a short distance away, the photograph captures at least four men working on various parts of the building's exterior wooden framework. The beginning of a gambrel roof and tall ceilings can be seen.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Museum Construction

Museum Construction

Date: 2000
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a construction project in Danevang, Texas; the future site of the Danish Heritage Preservation Society. A large plot of land has been leveled, long horizontal beams of wood aligned on the dirt to make a rectangle, and a cement foundation appears to have been poured. There is a man in the foreground, identified as Al Jensen, handling a slender object, looking down. He wears blue denim jeans, a plaid short-sleeve shirt, and a hat. A second man is seen in the distance with a hose in his hand. In the background, there is a small windmill and a single-story structure with white siding and sloping roofs.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Museum Construction

Museum Construction

Date: 2000
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a construction project in Danevang, Texas; the future site of the Danish Heritage Preservation Society. Taken from a close angle, the photo captures the top of the beginning part of a gambrel roof. At its apex, a male construction worker in a black tank top is precariously balanced on top. He has put his weight on a projecting plank of wood and positioned his legs in between two vertical wooden beams to prevent himself from falling. A second man can be seen inside, almost hidden from view by the beams.
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
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
Pastor Kirsten Drigsdahl

Pastor Kirsten Drigsdahl

Date: February 20, 2000
Creator: unknown
Description: Black and white photograph affixed to a white sheet of paper along with a smaller sheet that has information typed on it. The photo is of Pastor Kirsten Drigsdahl, a visiting clergywoman from Denmark. She is standing outdoors, posed against a tree that is directly behind her. She is wearing a demure black robe paired with a stiff, pleated white collar around her neck. She is also wearing glasses and a ring on her ring finger. In her hands is a book with a small cross icon on its front cover. Unidentified people are visible in the background. The nature of the typed information describes the event that the Danevang Lutheran Church has organized in order to welcome the return of the pastor.
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
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