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[1958 Confirmation Class]

[1958 Confirmation Class]

Date: 1958
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the 1958 confirmation class and their pastor gathered for a group picture inside a church. Behind them, inside a small alcove is a statue of Jesus Christ with hands outspread in front of him looking down. They are all wearing formal attire. The boys wear two-piece suits and the girls are in light-colored dresses. They all have corsages pinned to their chests. From left to right, they have been identified as: Top row: Harold Smith, Ronnie Dippel, David Hildpold, Lilburn Shulty (possibly), and Pastor Jespersen. Bottom row: Gendra Bram (possibly), Marilyn Thaysen, Beverly Waldman, and "Mike" Brodsgaard. These names are also hand-written on the back of the photograph in black ink.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Family Photograph at Margaret & Arnold Juhl Wedding]

[Family Photograph at Margaret & Arnold Juhl Wedding]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a large number of people gathered together for a group picture in front of a closed curtain. According to the line of text that prefaces the names on the bottom part of the image, the photograph was "taken at the 50th anniversary of Margaret and Arnold Juhl at the Danevang Hall." They are all dressed in formal attire. Further, with the exception of two members of the group, they all also wear glasses. From left to right, they have been identified as: Top row: Anna Skalicky, Rudolph Skalicky, Edythe Michaelsen, Hans Michaelsen, Vavie Skalicky, Frank Skalicky. Middle row: Frank Witcher, Charles Corley, Christian Michaelsen, Arnold Juhl, Sophus Michaelsen, George Michaelsen, Carl Michaelsen. Bottom row: Clara Witcher, Helen Corley, Clara Michaelsen, Margaret Juhl, Methea Michaelsen, Helena Michaelsen, and Hilda Michaelsen.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[C. Adler in Cotton Marketing Harlingen Office ]

[C. Adler in Cotton Marketing Harlingen Office ]

Date: unknown
Creator: Gale, Eleanor
Description: Photograph of a man sitting behind a large wooden work desk. Two empty chairs are on either side in the front. The surface of the desk is covered in various office supplies and stacks of papers. Behind the man, there is a phone, a rolled up newspaper, and a slender lamp on a second, smaller desk. Additionally, there is a map of the southern tip of Texas hanging on the wall, which is covered in wooden panels. The man, identified as C. Adler, smiles at the camera and wears a short-sleeve shirt. Hand-written notations on the back of the photograph state that he was at the Cotton Marketing Harlingen office, and that "many farmers worked with him." All four corners of the photograph are slightly torn.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Helvig Berndt on Accordion

Helvig Berndt on Accordion

Date: 1930/1950
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an elderly man, identified as Helvig Jensen Berndt, sitting on a round couch with an accordion. He wears a suit and thin bow tie. His hands are clasped around the accordion which rests on his lap. Behind him, a window partially covered by a curtain is seen. To the left, in front of Helvig, a wrapped present and a tall arrangement of flowers have been placed on a small table.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Group of People Seated at Long Table]

[Group of People Seated at Long Table]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a large group of people seated on a long table that has been covered by a white tablecloth. Several white cups, some silverware, and a few books are on the table. The group is inside a large interior space. In the background, there are two girls looking down at a baby in a crib. From left to right, starting with the man wearing the horn-rimmed glasses whose face has been blurred by the camera's flash, they have been identified as: Glen Hutson, Henrietta Bram, Otto Bram, Darlene Miksik, Wesley Miksik, Henry Nielsen, Joyce Nielson, Curtis Jensen, Patty Jensen, Bertha Jensen, Carl Hiltpold, Lillie Hiltpold, Lillie Hansen, Olaf Hansen, Elsie Christensen, and Oscar V. Christensen.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
J. C. Evers and Family

J. C. Evers and Family

Date: 1890/1895
Creator: unknown
Description: Studio photograph of J. C. Evers and his family posing in front of a light-colored backdrop and a set of pulled curtains. J. C. Evers himself is sitting on a chair on the far left. He wears a three-piece suit with a dark tie. A young woman is behind him on the right wearing a turtleneck top with a dark, belted skirt. Two children are in the middle, a girl and a boy; presumably siblings. A fourth person, an older woman dressed in dark clothing, is seated on the far right in a wicker chair. The photograph has been pasted on a stiff, cardboard matte surface that is chipping on the top left corner. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph reads, "From Abelona Wind Harton. Friends with family in Danevang. Evers lived in 424 East corner of second [difficult to read] from right."
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Aerial Photograph of School]

[Aerial Photograph of School]

Date: October 1954
Creator: unknown
Description: Aerial photograph of a school building surrounded by farmland. The date Oct. 1954 is written on the back.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Duus Family Holiday Greeting Photograph]

[Duus Family Holiday Greeting Photograph]

Date: 1942/1947
Creator: unknown
Description: Two photographs of the same image of the Duus family, which were used as a holiday greeting card and have been placed together with the aid of a small piece of adhesive on the back of the right photograph. The portrait of the family positions Pastor Vagn Duus on the leftmost side, holding a young a boy. The pastor's wife, identified as Gerda Duus, is in the middle, holding a baby in front of her and Sybil Duus on the right. The two boys have not been properly identified, although names have been provided in accompanying information (Verner and Erling). Text beneath the portrait says, "Season's Greetings from Our House to Your House" and has a simple line drawing of a landscape beneath it.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
WWI Soldiers

WWI Soldiers

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of three soldiers wearing their World War One uniforms. The long-sleeved uniforms are made of heavy fabric, and button up the chest to the neck. There are two pockets on either side of the row of center buttons. A circular pin is attached to collar of each soldier's uniform.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Danevang Folks on Boat Ride

Danevang Folks on Boat Ride

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of citizens of Danevang taking a boat ride in Palacios Bay, Texas. The image was taken from the dock as the boat is taking off. People on the boat are leaning out the windows to look at the camera. One boy is sitting atop the roof of the vessel and clutching his hat in his hand. Several other children are leaning on the railing of the boat and dipping their toes in the water. The bank of the river and several buildings onshore can be seen behind the boat, as well as a bridge that extends past the picture plane.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
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