[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
Construction of Church

Construction of Church

Date: 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Danevang Lutheran Church in the early stages of construction. The major parts of the church's framework have been put in place, and a group of men are seen working on either side. There have been two large, flat wooden boards placed parallel to each other on an incline, acting, presumably, as a ramp for vehicles. There is a truck parked on the church's foundation, and a man is walking away from it to the right. A decorative border surrounds the photograph. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph indicates the photograph's donors.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Confirmation Class of 1914, Danevang Lutheran Church]

[Confirmation Class of 1914, Danevang Lutheran Church]

Date: October 4, 1914
Creator: unknown
Description: Black and white photograph of the Danevang Lutheran Church Confirmation class of 1914 posed for a group picture outside of an unidentified building. Everyone is formally dressed; the young women are wearing long, white dresses while the young men are wearing suits and ties. A majority of the individuals have floral boutonnieres attached to their clothing. Vines wrapped around two posts on the porch of the building are visible behind the group.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Danevang Lutheran Church Under Construction]

[Danevang Lutheran Church Under Construction]

Date: 1946
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Danevang Lutheran Church in the early stages of construction. Large parts of the church's framework have been built, and a group of men on either side appear to be in the process of affixing the foremost one to a large, horizontal beam. There is a construction truck parked in the center with a tower-like structure projecting from it. A tree is seen in the distance.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Church Bell

Church Bell

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Color photograph of the Danevang Lutheran Church bell tower, which features a pointed roof covered in small brown shingles and a rectangular base finished in white wood siding. The bell inside, which is not visible in this photo, has been used since 1908 when the church was referred to as Ansgar Evangelical Lutheran Church. Related information has been typed on a sheet of paper; the sheet has been attached to the bottom half of the photograph.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Confirmation Class of 1908, Danevang Lutheran Church]

[Confirmation Class of 1908, Danevang Lutheran Church]

Date: 1908
Creator: unknown
Description: Black and white photograph of the Danevang Lutheran Church's Confirmation class of 1908, posed for a group picture outside of an unidentified building. Five young women are seated on a wooden bench in front of a row of eight young men who are accompanied by their Pastor, Soren Hamburg Madsen. Each individual is wearing a hat. Most of the girls' hats have floral embellishments on them. Everyone is dressed formally. The young women are wearing white, high-neck dresses that reach to the floor; their hands are clad in gloves. The young men are wearing suits and ties and simple, brimmed hats. Pastor Madsen is the only individual that is not completely facing the camera; he is turned 3/4 of the way.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Group of Men at Beach]

[Group of Men at Beach]

Date: 1944
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Pastor S.D. Rodholm wearing a suit and tie at a beach. In front of him, a man meddles with two jars and a pot on a small grill. A box of matches are on the ground to his left side. A decorative, repeating border surrounds the picture. In the background, a beach umbrella can be seen surrounded by various portables. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph reads, "Pastor R.D. Rodholm - 1944? Harvest Festival". Stamped image and text in blue is covered by a rough, black texture, possibly remains of the paper where the photograph was torn off of.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Remodeling Danevang Lutheran Church]

[Remodeling Danevang Lutheran Church]

Date: 1968
Creator: unknown
Description: Black and white photograph of the chapel inside Danevang Lutheran Church during its reconstruction. A tall scaffold is visible in the alcove of the altar area, which is pentagonal in shape. Wooden rafters provide support to the ceiling above.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Remodeling of the Danevang Lutheran Church]

[Remodeling of the Danevang Lutheran Church]

Date: 1968
Creator: unknown
Description: Three black and white photographs glued to a black sheet of construction paper. They are arranged in a "T" on the sheet along with handwritten labels. The photo on the top left is of O.V. Christensen, Dave Sciba, and Paul Wahlberg -- president, builder, and architect respectively -- standing hunched over a table. The photo to the right is of Ed Riha, whose job title is unknown, and Dave Sciba, deliberating over a plank of wood. The bottom photo is of Paul Wahlberg standing on an elevated platform and working on the interior ceiling. A hanging light fixture is to his right.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[View of Altar in the Chapel of Danevang Lutheran Church Before Remodeling]

[View of Altar in the Chapel of Danevang Lutheran Church Before Remodeling]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Black and white photograph of the altar inside the chapel of Danevang Lutheran Church before remodeling. Rows of wooden pews lead up the altar, which is separated from the rest of the chapel by two banisters. At the center of a hexagonal alcove is a robed figure, presumably an effigy of some religious figure. The altar table, covered in a tablecloth, has a set of candlesticks, a candelabra and some floral arrangements on its' surface.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
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