1941 Confirmation

1941 Confirmation

Date: 1941
Creator: unknown
Description: Black and white photograph of the confirmation class standing in front of the [Danevang Lutheran Church]. Seven girls and six boys stand arranged in three rows in front of the church building. They are accompanied by an older man, identified as Pastor A.E. Frost on the left. Behind the group, the church doors and two windows are visible. Above the building's doors is the inscription "ANS GAR KIRKE." On the back of the photograph is a note written in Danish.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Harton Family Reunion]

[Harton Family Reunion]

Date: July 1954
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of adult men and women during the 1954 Harton family reunion. The majority of the people pictured are seated along tables that fill up most of the room. There are a few people standing in the back. Plates, cups, and other dishware has been set on the tables. Although names have been provided, no comprehensive record exists to match names to individuals. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph reads, "Our first Harton reunion".
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Confirmation Class in Front of Old Church]

[Confirmation Class in Front of Old Church]

Date: 1941
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of children in front of an old church in Danevang, Texas. There is a large tree off to the right of the photograph. The children are dressed in formal attire; the girls wear light-colored dresses and the boys wear suits. Accompanying information has provided names, but it cannot be stated with certainty to whom they apply.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Seated Group of People at Meeting House]

[Seated Group of People at Meeting House]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a large group of people gathered around a long rectangular table that has been covered in a white table cloth. Several cups and silverware can be seen on the table, as well as a few decorative floral arrangements and a coffee pot near the center. According to accompanying information, they are in the "Meeting House." Two windows can be seen in the back as well as an open doorway on the far left. They are dressed in formal attire. The women wear dresses and the men wear suits with dark slim ties. There are four individuals on the far left that are near the table but not near enough to be part of the group. These have been identified, from left to right, starting with the woman on the far left who appears to be scratching her head, as: Dorothy Harton, Verner Harton (his whole face is covered by the women in red), Leo Allenson (next to him), and Alton Nelsen (the man smiling in the back wearing glasses). Again, from left to right, starting with the man in the light-blue, short-sleeve shirt, they have been identified as: Gunnar Thyssen, Arlene Thyssen, Laverne Harton, Johanna Allenson, Ester Knudsen ...
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Verner and Laverne Harton Home

Verner and Laverne Harton Home

Date: 1985
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a single-story brick home in Danevang, Texas, belonging to Laverne and Verner Harton. The house has an intersecting hip roof and a well-kept front lawn. There are no visible trees except for a small bush on the edge of the wall that projects outwardly in the center. A couple of air vents and a wire antenna are seen on the top of the roof.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Verner Harton Home]

[Verner Harton Home]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a single-story home in Danevang, Texas, belonging to Verner Harton. The house has a couple of intersecting gable roofs, one of which projects outwardly to the front patio creating an overhang supported by two slender columns on the right and left corners. There are six double-hung windows visible throughout the house, as well as small air vents and a front door flanked by patio chairs. A parked car is facing the home on the right side of the image. A windmill is in the background in between the car and the house.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society