Class of 1949 Confirmation Dinner

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Copy negative of a group portrait at the Danevang Community Hall in 1949. The group of people are celebrating with a dinner confirmation. There are large tables with chairs, dinner ware on the tables, and flowers decorating the hall. Standing in top row is Eddie Petersen, Lars L. Wind, Smike Skow, Cecelia Hansen, Donald Nielsen, Darleen Juhl, Ellis (Pee Wee) Wind, Elenora Hansen, Mrs. John Pedersen, Pastor John Pedersen, Dagmar Thyssen, Virgil Harton, Norma Lee Skow, Erling Thaysen, Peter Westerholm, Walter Nielsen, B. D. Krag, and Johannes Hansen. The second row consists of H. J. Berndt, Einer Wind, Mrs. H. ... continued below

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

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Creator: Unknown. 1949.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Texas Cultures Online and one other and was provided by Danish Heritage Preservation Society to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 89 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Danish Heritage Preservation Society

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Description

Copy negative of a group portrait at the Danevang Community Hall in 1949. The group of people are celebrating with a dinner confirmation. There are large tables with chairs, dinner ware on the tables, and flowers decorating the hall. Standing in top row is Eddie Petersen, Lars L. Wind, Smike Skow, Cecelia Hansen, Donald Nielsen, Darleen Juhl, Ellis (Pee Wee) Wind, Elenora Hansen, Mrs. John Pedersen, Pastor John Pedersen, Dagmar Thyssen, Virgil Harton, Norma Lee Skow, Erling Thaysen, Peter Westerholm, Walter Nielsen, B. D. Krag, and Johannes Hansen. The second row consists of H. J. Berndt, Einer Wind, Mrs. H. O. Jensen, Olga Andersen, Margaret Juhl, Emilie Nielsen, Marilyn Skov, Dora Wind, Carl Thyssen, Ida Thyssen, Agnes Hansen, Ramona Harton, Marie Thaysen, Marie Swendsen, Mrs. E. H. Jensen, Dora Krag (holding daughter Sharon), Karen Berdnt, Hans J. Nelsen. Standing in the third row is Carl Thaysen, Arnold Juhl, Niels Carlesen, Bill Harton, Mrs. Anker Jensen, Mrs. Eddie Petersen, Wanda Swendsen, Marilyn Thaysen, Mrs. Carl Harton, Gerda Thyssen Rhodes, Esther Harton, Anna Petersen, Anges Juhl Jensen, Hazel Nielsen, Mrs. Walter Nielsen, and Martin Nielsen. The people sitting in the bottom row are Viggo Juhl, P. J. A. Petersen, Carl Harton, Mrs. P. J. A. Petersen, Elizabeth Juhl, Mrs. Westerholm, Gene Wilbert Hansen, Abalone Westerholm, Bine Andersen, and Anna Nygaard.

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

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Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the 19th and 20th centuries. Funding provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

Danish Heritage Preservation Society

The more than 300 images in this collection date back to the 1800s and portray a variety of events, organizations, people, and places that relate to the Danish culture in Texas.

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  • 1949

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  • June 6, 2012, 10:40 a.m.

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Class of 1949 Confirmation Dinner, photograph, 1949; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222594/: accessed September 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Danish Heritage Preservation Society.