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[4-H Club]

Description: Photograph of eleven children standing in two rows. Their names are Ruby Allenson, Dennis Andersen, Leroy Bram, Idel Bram, John Brodsgaard, Kenneth Christensen, Jane Klaustrup, Dorothy Waldman, and Annette Waldman.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

4-H Girls in Danish Costumes

Description: Copy negative of members of the Danevang girl's 4-H club. The girls are wearing traditional Danish Costumes. Pictured from left to right, the top row includes Jane Kladstrup, Geneva Bram, Peggy Bram, Sharon Krag, and Annette Waldman. The bottom row includes Carolyn Lauritsen, Sharon Roberts, Beverly Waldman, and Eleanor Berndt.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

4-H Girls in Danish Costumes

Description: Copy negative of a group of 4-H girls dressed in Danish costumes, dancing around a Christmas tree in the Danevang Community Hall, located in Wharton County. Eight young girls are wearing dresses and hats, and they are holding hands with each other.
Date: December 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

1908 Gusher

Description: Copy negative of an a 4,000 barrel oil geyser, six miles east of Bay City, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

1911 Holiday Automobile

Description: Copy negative of a 1911 automobile parked outside of Andrew Neils Smith's home, with members of the Smith family sitting inside. The father and mother sit in the front seat, while six children sit in the back. The mother is wearing an apron over a patterned dress, her long sleeves are pushed to her elbows and her hair is parted and pulled back into a bun. The father is sitting slightly behind the woman, wearing a collared shirt, tie, and a brimmed hat.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[1922 Confirmation Class]

Description: Photograph of five young men, a pastor, and four young women posed in front of a white church. Their names are Herman Krag, Knud Strarup, Niels Petersen, Olaf Hansen, Oscar Smith, Asta Nygaard, Emma Sophia Hansen, Pastor Rodholm, Marie Harton, and Marie Magdalene Ingvardsen.
Date: April 9, 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[1944 Confirmation Class]

Description: Photograph of the graduating confirmation class at the Swedish Lutheran Church in El Campo. Their names from right to left are Norma Bard, Grace Mildred Bergstrom, Alvin Jensen, Lawrence Bergland, Harold Bergland, and Keith Andersen.
Date: July 9, 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

1945 Storm

Description: Copy negative of hurricane damage after a storm in Danevange, Texas, which is located in Wharton County. In the image, a building is knocked over on it's side against the telephone office. The other two buildings pictured are missing roof shingles and boards.
Date: August 28, 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

1953 Confirmation Class

Description: Copy negative of the 1953 Confirmation class at Danevang Lutheran Church, which is located in Wharton County. In the picture, four young boys and two young girls are standing outside the church. They are wearing suits and dresses. From left to right, the members pictured are Alfred Gann, unknown boy, Jeanne Swendsen, Anna Marie Smith, Howard Ledwig and Allen Lauritsen.
Date: 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

1961 Confirmation Class

Description: Copy negative of the 1961 confirmation class of Danevang Lutheran Church, which is located in Wharton County, Texas. The students are all wearing long white robes. From left to right, top to bottom, the students pictured are Donald Dippel, James Olson, and Bruce Lauritsen in the top row; and Kathleen Skow and Sharon Andersen in the bottom row.
Date: 1961
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

1994 Community Celebration

Description: Copy negative of a community celebration of the dedication of a Texas Historical Marker at the Danevang Lutheran Cemetery, located in Wharton County. In the image, Walter Bram is sitting in a wheelchair, and his daughter, Peggy, is standing directly behind him. There are four American flags staked into the ground, and there are many people standing in the shade, behind the family.
Date: 1994
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[50th Anniversary of Danish Ladies Aid]

Description: Photograph of the 50th anniversary jubilee for the Danish Ladies Aid. The group of primarily women hold a chalkboard at the center of the group.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Aerial View of Brodsgaard Farm

Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of the Brodsgaard family farm in Wharton County, Texas. In the image, a large field is pictured, and in the center of the field, there is a two-story home as well as several other one-story buildings. According to sources, the farm belonged to Soren Brodsgaard, and was later given to his son, Chris Brodsgaard.
Date: 1952~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Aerial View of Danevang Co-op

Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of the Danevange Farmers Cooperative Society, as noted on the front of the photograph. The co-op is located in Danevange, Texas.
Date: 1954
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Agnes Brodsgaard and J. E. Sones]

Description: Photograph of a man sitting in the grass behind a woman lying on the grass, with two people sitting on the porch of the house behind them.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Andersen Boys on Danevang Baseball Team]

Description: Photograph of two men on horseback, 15 young men standing in three rows with two young children, and three men in suits and cowboy hats at the far right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Andersen Boys on Danevang Baseball Team 2]

Description: Photograph of two men on horseback, 15 young men standing in three rows with two young children, and three men in suits and cowboy hats at the far right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Andrew Berndt

Description: Copy negative of Andrew Berndt reading a book at the Nysted Folk School in Nebraska. Andrew is seated next to a desk, and is wearing a suit and tie. Behind him, a shelf where several ties are hanging, a clock, hat, books, and several photographs are either hanging on the wall or sitting on the desk.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Andrew Jensen Doing Chores

Description: Copy negative of Andrew Jensen feeding a calf out of a metal bucket in front of his farm. Jensen stands to the right of the calf, holding another metal bucket and wearing a white sleeveless shirt, belt, cargo pants, and hat. A cigar is hanging from his mouth. A feeding trough can be seen in the background, surrounded by farmland.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Andrew Jensen Family]

Description: Photograph of a man in a suit and hat, two young women, two girls holding dolls, and a young boy in overalls at the front.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Andrew Niels Smith

Description: Copy negative of Andrew Niels Smith standing on the grassy bank of a body of water. Andrew is standing with his arms at his sides, wearing a buttoned, collarless long-sleeved shirt and dark pants. His hat sits on his head at an angle.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Andrew Niels Smith Home

Description: Copy negative of Andrew Niels Smith's home. The two-story square wood building has five visible rectangular windows and a wide porch supported by four square columns. A shrub is planted in front of each column. On the right, a windmill and storage tank can be seen behind the house the home. Agricultural buildings and machinery are visible on the left of the image.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Anna Hansen

Description: Copy negative of Anna Hansen, photographed at the home of Hans Hansen. Anna is seated, holding a feathered fan in her hand and wearing a loose-fitting round-neck dress with front pleating and sleeves trimmed in ribbon. She wears a pearl necklace and her hair is pinned up. A curtained window with a view of foliage is visible in background. According to an original source, Anna married Julius Swensen on November 13th, 1926, and died on February 4th, 1929.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Ansgar Lutheran Church]

Description: Photograph of a crowd gathered at the Danevang Ansgar Lutheran Church, a white building with a bell tower.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society