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  Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
 Decade: 1990-1999
[1991 Confirmation Class Singing a Hymn at Danevang Lutheran Church]

[1991 Confirmation Class Singing a Hymn at Danevang Lutheran Church]

Date: 1991
Creator: unknown
Description: Color photograph of the 1991 Confirmation class lined up in front of a seated audience. The members of the class are holding up hymn books and singing. Their pastor, Fred Toerne, is standing to the right, wearing a green religious stole. The confirmation class is made up of five girls and four boys, all of whom are young. A stained glass pointed arch window is visible behind the group.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
1994 Community Celebration

1994 Community Celebration

Date: 1994
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a community celebration of the dedication of a Texas Historical Marker at the Danevang Lutheran Cemetery, located in Wharton County. In the image, Walter Bram is sitting in a wheelchair, and his daughter, Peggy, is standing directly behind him. There are four American flags staked into the ground, and there are many people standing in the shade, behind the family.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
1998 Confirmation

1998 Confirmation

Date: 1998
Creator: unknown
Description: Color photograph of four male individuals standing on turf-lined concrete steps in front of the [Danevang Lutheran Church]. A lamp is fixed above the church doors, which are directly behind the group. Of the four, there are three boys who are each wearing a button-up shirt, a tie, and khakis. All three boys have their hands in their pockets. The fourth individual, identified as Pastor Laird Engle, stands to the right of the boys in a white religious robe and a violet stole that is embellished with crosses. A handwritten label has been attached to the top of the photograph.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Carl Larsen in Front of Pioneer House

Carl Larsen in Front of Pioneer House

Date: September 11, 1995
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an older man, identified as Carl Larsen standing outdoors in front of a two-story house. He wears a white shirt tucked into gray pants. The house behind him has two doorways, a roof covered by tar paper, and siding that looks aged and weathered. The man stands next to a sign with red lettering. It states, "Future home of Danevang Heritage Society Museum." An address appears to be listed in the bottom, but it is too small and the photograph too out-of-focus to be read with certainty.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Danevang Farmers Coop

Danevang Farmers Coop

Date: 1999
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Danevang Farmer's Co-operative building and corresponding structures taken from afar on a paved road. The company takes up a large expanse of territory. Its main structures appear to be concentrated in the middle, where complicated farming buildings and equipment lie, but seems to extend farther into the right where a single-story structure can be seen.
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
Elvin & Suzan Berndt Home

Elvin & Suzan Berndt Home

Date: 1990
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a single-story brick home in Danevang, Texas, belonging to Elvin and Suzan Berndt. Accompanying information, however, states home originally belonged to H. J. Berndt between 1896 and 1970. Photograph was taken a short distance away from a lawn that has been cut short. Small red flowers and bushes line the edge of the house and a small patio that has been bordered off by a green picket fence. Four double-hung windows are visible, as are shutters painted the same green color of the fence. Dark-colored shingles cover what appears to be an intersecting gable roof.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Groundbreaking and Pioneer house and Hansen Shed

Groundbreaking and Pioneer house and Hansen Shed

Date: 1999
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a groundbreaking in Danevang, Texas; the future site of a museum. There is a sing on the ground that identifies it as such, which reads, "museum site". The dirt ground in the foreground is surrounded by a well-maintained grassy area, where two buildings have been built in the background already. The one on the left is a two-story structure with intersecting gable roofs, a patio overhang, and white siding. To the right, there is a single-story structure built out of the same construction materials as the adjacent building. A typed note on the back of the photograph reads, "The pioneer has house has been in place with the shed which is Now the lawnmower shed [sic]."
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Hansen Shed

Hansen Shed

Date: September 11, 1995
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a single-story home taken a short distance away from the front door. The house has horizontal, white siding and dark shingles covering a gable roof. A wooden set of steps and railing leads to a single gray door on the right wall. There are no visible windows. In the distance, an empty plot of land and some trees can be seen. Accompanying information states this is the Hansen Shed, perhaps referring to the owner.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Al Jensen -- Museum Construction

Al Jensen -- Museum Construction

Date: 1999
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an older man sitting in a red chair inside a construction project. The man, identified as Al Jensen, is seated facing the right side looking up. He wears a plaid shirt, denim jeans, and black rubber boots. Accompanying information states the location under construction is the future site of the Danish Heritage Preservation Society (see Note field). Behind the wooden posts serving as the building's framework are two buildings and a couple of parked cars. The two structures in the back both have white siding and gable roofs, as well as front porch patios with overhangs.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
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