A. Heard Home

A. Heard Home

Date: July 1985
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a single-story home in Danevang, Texas, belonging to Enor (Billy) Hermansen, previously owned by A. Heard. The house has a white exterior and intersecting dark-colored shingled gable roofs. A tall wire antenna is seen on the front lawn as well as several species of small bushes and plants. Across a walkway in front of the home, there is a parked trailer that blocks what appears to be a second structure on the rightmost side of the image. Two stamps have been placed on the back of the photograph of the same leaping fox logo and the accompanying text that reads, "Fox Photo This paper manufactured by Kodak. Jul 85 - HOU."
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Group of People Gathered at Mayfest Celebration]

[Group of People Gathered at Mayfest Celebration]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of several adolescent boys and girls gathered together for a group picture during a Mayfest celebration in front of a two-story structure. There are more people visible inside the building. One, in particular, can be seen looking at the camera from a back window on the rightmost part of the image. The group is dressed in formal attire. The girls in the front row hold bouquets of flowers and are wearing light-colored dresses with layered light-weight fabrics acting as pleats and ruffles. The men are more simply dressed in two-piece suits. At the very top of the group, standing by themselves in front of a painted backdrop and underneath an overhang of bent tree branches is an unidentified male and female couple. They both wear crowns atop their heads. The children to the left of them, from left to right, have been identified as Clifford Allenson and Harold Wind. To the right, the three children are Jack Heard, unknown, and Laverne Hansen. The second row, starting with the gentleman holding the trumpet, is composed of: Otto Harton, K. C. Brown, Enor (Billy) Hermansen, Emil Richter, unknown, unknown, Lonnie Smith, Benedict Krag, Bertha Kopecky, and John Houseworth. Front row: Odene ...
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
1925 Confirmation

1925 Confirmation

Date: 1925
Creator: unknown
Description: A black and white photograph of a confirmation class belonging to the {Danevang Lutheran Church]. The group, consisting of five boys and six girls, stand on the steps in front of the church doors. The boys are dressed in dark three piece suits while the girls are wearing white dresses. Two boys have hats; one holds his hat in front of his legs while the other holds his hat down by his side. A label has been affixed to the front of the photograph, listing in handwriting the names of those in the picture.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society