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 Language: Danish
[Three Girls at the 1950 Mayfest Celebration]

[Three Girls at the 1950 Mayfest Celebration]

Date: 1950
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of three young girls in front of rose bushes during the 1950 Mayfest Celebration held at Danevang Community Hall. They girls are wearing long dresses, pearl necklaces, and formal hairstyles. They have been identified, from left to right as: Ramona Harton, Jane Andersen, Darla Harton. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph reads, "May Fete 1950." It goes on to list their names.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Portrait of Confirmation Class]

[Portrait of Confirmation Class]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy print of a portrait of confirmation class in front of a church in Danevang, Texas. There are fourteen confirmands and their pastor, A. H. Kojl. Names are listed by row on the back of the photograph. The six young ladies in front are wearing white dresses, and four are wearing necklaces. The boys are wearing suits and ties. Some are wearing bow ties. There is a sign in a foreign language, most likely Danish, above the door of the church.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Elder Women at Danish Ladies Aid Anniversary]

[Elder Women at Danish Ladies Aid Anniversary]

Date: 1952
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of elder women posing for a photograph during the 50 year anniversary celebration of the Danish Ladies Club organization. They are dressed conservatively in long coats and dresses, and the majority wear glasses. They stand before a building with an open doorway and three visible windows. A second, adjacent building is seen off to the right of the photograph. Two of the women center-left are holding a sign up that denotes the particular event, and it appears to be written in Danish. Hand-written text in black ink on the back of the photograph reads, "Winter 1952 archives".
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Peter and Stephanie Harton's Golden Wedding Anniversary]

[Peter and Stephanie Harton's Golden Wedding Anniversary]

Date: 1951
Creator: unknown
Description: Black and white photograph of a small group of people at the golden wedding anniversary celebration of Peter Harton and Stephanie Reif Harton, pictured at the center. Stephanie is wearing glasses and is standing behind a white cake. To her right is Peter, wearing a suit and bow tie. In front of him is a Kransekage cake, a traditional Danish wedding cake made of almond-based pastry rings. A table that has been set with teacups, saucers, and plates is just before the group. A thick, velvet curtain with a fringed valance is hanging behind them.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Confirmation Certificate]

[Confirmation Certificate]

Date: January 2, 1891
Creator: unknown
Description: Certificate from a confirmation ceremony in 1891 written in Danish. An illustrated image of Jesus Christ holding the Eucharist is at the very top of the document. Below this is both printed and written text listing Martin Skjoldborg Kristiansen's name, who was presumably the person in the confirmation. Pastor S. H. Madsen's signature is at the bottom of the document. Flanking the portion of the text on the right and left sides are illustrated images of two angels inside circular motifs that are emerging from foliage. The very bottom of the document has one final illustration: an open book accompanied by a cross and chalice, also inside a circular motif, and flanked on either side by foliage. Accompanying information indicates that Martin was a "brother to Anne Marie Christiansen who is Doyle Schaer's grandmother - married to Peter Blasuis Nielsen."
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Revaluation Policy of Property

Revaluation Policy of Property

Date: August 23, 1930
Creator: unknown
Description: Insurance policy document written in Danish. It was sent by Carl Harton in order to apply for membership to cover household goods against fire or lightning damages. When folded, the document acts as a pamphlet on the back, where much of its bylaws and fine print policies appear to be stated.
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Pastor Frost

Pastor Frost

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy of a newspaper article about Pastor Arthur E. Frost titled "Danish Lutheran to Install New Minister Sunday." The article states that Pastor Frost will be installed at St. Ansgar Danish Evangelical Lutheran Church on Palm Sunday, and it gives some background on his career. The pastor has a wife, Emma, and two children, Evelyn and Herluf. The article about Pastor Frost is in English, but there is another article on the page that is in Danish. The article is glued to a black sheet of paper.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Pastor Hald

Pastor Hald

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Two photographs of Pastor Niels Peterson Hald and family and a copy of a newspaper article in Danish on black paper. Pictured in the top photograph are Pastor and Mrs. Hald and eight other people, including three children. The group is standing in front of an unidentified building. The pastor and his wife are in the center. In the photograph at the bottom are Pastor and Mrs. Hald and their son in front of what appears to be the church doors. The picture at the bottom is a copy print of the original. According to accompanying information, Pastor Hald was born on September 29, 1885 and died in 1947, and his wife was named Marie Hansen. He served as pastor of the Danevang Lutheran Church from September 1928 through April 1934.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Portrait of a Mother and Her Two Children]

[Portrait of a Mother and Her Two Children]

Date: 1895
Creator: unknown
Description: Black and white portrait of Hansigne Larsen Wind and her two children, Ebbe and Abelone. Hansigne is seated in a wooden chair and is dressed in a long, dark gown. The children are standing on either side of Hansigne, with their arms placed in her lap. The back of the mat has a handwritten note which says, "Leaving Iowa to visit mother's family taken in 1895. Mother Ebbe. Daddy left for Tex in 1894, Oct. We 3 joined him here in June 1895."
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Portrait of Lars Jorgensen]

[Portrait of Lars Jorgensen]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Black and white photograph of a man, Lars Jorgensen, posed for a portrait. He is bald except for some tufts of hair that extend past his ears; he also has a beard. He is wearing a dark pea coat under which one hand is visible. Behind him to the left is part of a piece of furniture.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
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