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 Resource Type: Postcard
1914 School Photo

1914 School Photo

Date: 1914
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of the Danevang School class of 1914 in front of a building. There are three visible windows. The students have been separated into boys and girls, with the girls standing in the center and the boys surrounding them on each side and behind them. The girls wear long, light-colored dresses belted at the waist. The boys wear formal attire. The girls have been identified, from left to right, as unknown, Esther Knudsen, Elna Petersen, Andrea Hansen, Emelia Andersen, Gertrude Strarup, and Christine Olsen. Three names have been provided for the boys but it cannot be stated with certainty to whom they apply. Black, rough patches of paper on the back of the postcard remain on each corner from wherever it was torn out of.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Brian Wind's Confirmation Class

Brian Wind's Confirmation Class

Date: 1914~
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a group of people standing before a church structure during their confirmation. They are standing in two rows, with the front row composed of women in light-colored dresses. A set of double doors is behind them and two windows on either side. A church pastor appears to be standing on the top left corner, judging by his outfit. Brian Wind has also been named, but he has not been matched to any individual in the postcard.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Carl Thyssen During World War I

Carl Thyssen During World War I

Date: 1918~
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of two men in military uniform standing on a wooden boardwalk in front of what appears to be a barrack. A ladder can be seen inclined on the structure behind the man on the right. Accompanying information indicates one of the men is Carl Thyssen, but has not specified which is which. They both wear lace-up boots, hats, and loose-fitting pants, but the man on the left wears a button-up jacket with multiple button-flap pockets, as oppose to the man on the right, who simply wears a long-sleeve shirt.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Christine & Inger Olson

Christine & Inger Olson

Date: 1915/1930
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of two young women in front of a backdrop. The woman on the left stands with her hand placed on a wicker chair. She is wearing a long dress cinched at the waist with a thin belt and a ribbon bow on her hair. The woman next to her on the right is sitting on the wicker chair and holds the left hand of the woman next to her. She wears a similar dress, hairstyle, and ribbon bow. Accompanying information indicates that they Christine and Ingeborg Olsen, but their names have not been matched to their position on the image.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Community Hall

Community Hall

Date: 1894/1950
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of exterior of the Danevang community hall. Five cars are parked outside, within the confines of a small chicken wire fence. A small secondary, adjacent, single-story structure lies just to the right of the community hall. There are a series of three tombstones a few feet from each other in front of the building. On the back of the postcard, hand-written text in blue ink reads, " No 10 from Helga Thyssen for archives".
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Cotton Gin

Cotton Gin

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy print postcard of a cotton processing plant in Danevang, Texas. The property has a broad expanse of territory. The main buildings seem to be concentrated on the right, and additional farming equipment and tools are to the left, which also include carriages and cotton bales. Hand-written text on the back of the postcard was photocopied. Most of the text cannot be read with certainty.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Danevang Farmers Co-operative Society Building]

[Danevang Farmers Co-operative Society Building]

Date: 1925/1935
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a single-story building surrounded by a dirt road and farmlands. On the entrance, over double sided doors and a set of windows on either side, there is a large sign that reads "Danevang Farmers Co-operative Society Inc.". On the right side of the building, towards the back, there are two parked cars. There are two men standing in between them. The man on the right is looking towards the direction where the photograph was taken.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Danish Cultural Center Postcard]

[Danish Cultural Center Postcard]

Date: 1992/2001
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of several lines of text and printed images regarding the Danish Cultural Center. At the top left, there is a line drawing of the "Pioneer House," which, according to the caption beneath it, was "one of the pre-1900 houses, restored and furnished to reflect the early lifestyle of the Danevang pioneers." The small image shows a a two-story house with a smaller, single-story structure in the background and two flag poles in the foreground bearing the American and Danish flags. The drawing opposite on the top right corner is of a long structure with a mansard roof, which, according to its caption, is the museum. It is "reminiscent of an old Danish barn, it houses artifacts of the early days of the immigrants plus displays of farming, community life and Danish culture." In the very center, there is an outlined image of the state of Texas, with a tiered, bold line of text in red that reads, "Danish Culture Center." On the back of the postcard, there is further information about the Center. It reads: "Located approximately 12 miles south of El Campo on Hwy. 71 South and CR 426. The Cultural Center was established in 1992 and opened ...
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Family Gathering

Family Gathering

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a family gathering taking place outdoors. They appear to be having a picnic, judging by the food paraphernalia in the center of the group. They are seated amidst short grasses underneath the cast shadows of the many trees that surround them. The family consists of men, women, and children, and the majority turn their heads back to look towards the camera. A vehicle can be seen in the distance facing away from them. Accompanying information states that "this photo was taken on the land given to the community by the Folk Society."
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Fish Fry on Matagorda Bay

Fish Fry on Matagorda Bay

Date: 1900/1950
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a group of men tending to a meal being prepared on the ground. Three of the men are actively engaged with various cooking utensils, while the two in the back look on. They appear to be standing in a barren landscape. There are no distinguishing landscape elements. Two names are listed on the back of the postcard, but it cannot be stated with certainty to whom they apply.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
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