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[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

Bram Family Portrait

Description: Copy negative of a framed portrait of the Bram family of Wharton County. Marius Bram and Jakobina Bram are sitting down in the portrait. Their children, from left to right, are Carl, Walter and Johanna (infant).
Date: 1909~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Building Committee for First Danevang Lutheran Church]

Description: Photograph of the Building Committee for the First Danevang Lutheran Church - Mads Andersen, H. P. Hermansen, and L. P. Larsen. The Congregation met on February 4th, 1906 and voted to start building a church one year later, January 6th 1907.
Date: 1906
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang People at Meeting House

Description: Copy negative of community members gathered together outside of the Danevang Community Hall in Danevang, Texas, which is located in Wharton County. The community hall is a large, one-story wooden building with two flags hanging on the front of the building.
Date: 1906
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Danevang School 1]

Description: Photograph of four rows of children and adults in front of a forest.
Date: 1904
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Danevang School 2]

Description: Photograph of four rows of children and adults in front of a forest.
Date: 1904
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Danevang School 3]

Description: Photograph of four rows of children and adults in front of a forest.
Date: 1904
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Danevang School Classes 1]

Description: Photograph of four rows of children in front of the school building with a teacher on either side.
Date: 1904
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Danevang School Classes 2]

Description: Photograph of four rows of children in front of the school building with a teacher on either side.
Date: 1904
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danish Home of Thomas Christian Christensen

Description: Copy negative of Thomas and Magdalene Christensen's family home in Lokken, Denmark. The home has a thatched roof and an arbor covered with vines. There are two Danish flags flying on either side of the arbor.
Date: 1906
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Danish Record of Baptism]

Description: Photograph of a record written in Danish that reads, "Danevang, Texas Lars Larsen Vind son of Iver Ebbesen Vind and Hansigare Kristine Larsen born March 12 1896, baptized April 5 1896 in Danevang Meeting House by Pastor L. Henningsen."
Date: April 9, 1902
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

H. P. Jensen Family

Description: Copy negative of Hans Peter Jensen and his family inside their home in Danevange, Texas, which is located in Wharton County. From left to right, top to bottom, the family members pictured are Jorgen Jensen, Jens Jensen, Lena Jensen, and Viggo Jensen in the top row; Hans Peter Jensen, Maren Jensen and Elizabeth Jensen in the middle row; and Harold Jensen and Theodore Jensen in the bottom row.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Hans Berndt Farm

Description: Copy negative of the Hans Berndt farm and home, where according to sources lumber is delivered to.
Date: 1905
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Jasper J. Juhl Family

Description: Copy negative of a family portrait taken in west Danevange, Texas in Wharton County. From left to right in the top row is Marie Smith Juhl and Viggo Juhl. Sitting at the bottom of the photograph from left to right is Arnold Juhl, Jasper J. Juhl, Agnes Juhl, and Annie Juhl holding baby Hilda Juhl.
Date: 1904
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Mads Andersen in Uniform]

Description: Photograph of Mads Andersen wearing a Danish Army uniform, in which he served. Afterwards, he traveled to America in 1880 and arrived in Danevang, Texas in 1894. Mads Andersen was born July 24th, 1857 in Flyn, Denmark. He died October 11, 1938 and was buried at Danevang Lutheran Cemetery.
Date: 1906
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Pete Rasmussen's Butcher Shop in El Campo]

Description: Photograph of two men standing on the right of the photo, one wearing a butcher's apron while holding an animal carcass. A row of meat hangs on the left portion of the photo.
Date: 1907
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Three Berndt Brothers

Description: Copy negative of three Berndt family brothers standing outside their home and farm in Danevang, Texas, which is located in Wharton County. There is a large, two-story home on the left side of the image, and there are several barns pictured on the right. There is a large cotton field in the foreground. From left to right, the brothers pictured are Helvig, Anders and Jens Berndt.
Date: 1900
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Threshing Rice

Description: Copy negative of Paul Acheson's rice plantation in El Campo, Texas, which is located in Wharton County. There is a large mound of rice in the background of the photograph, and there are many men working with machinery and horses in the foreground.
Date: 1903
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society