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[Baby Marie Berndt]

Description: Photograph of a baby wearing a wide white dress and holding a hammer-shaped rattle between her hands. She is placed on a chair with intricate wicker backing.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Berndt Children]

Description: Photograph of a young girl and young boy on either side of a baby sitting in a chair. Their names are, from left to right, Andreas, Maria, and Ingeborg Berndt. They are the three children of H. J. Berndt
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Carl and Ida Thyssen

Description: Copy negative of Carl and Ida Thyssen of Danevang, Texas, which is located in Wharton County. Carl is wearing a suit and a hat, and Ida is wearing a long dress, a bonnet, and boots.
Date: 1918~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Charlie Schaer WW1 Soldier

Description: Copy negative of Charlie Schaer, who was a World War One soldier from Wharton County, Texas. In the image, Charlie is standing outside a house that is covered with ivy. He is wearing his military uniform.
Date: March 8, 1919
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Danevang Central School 1]

Description: Photograph of three rows of young children outside of the schoolhouse.The fourth child from the left on the first row is A. E. Berndt. The sixth and eighth from the left on the second row are Verner Petersen and Fritz Swendsen respectively. The fifth, seventh, tenth, and fourteenth on the back row are Elna Petersen, Ester Petersen, Bill Andersen, and Carl Andersen.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Danevang Central School 2]

Description: Photograph of three rows of young children outside of the schoolhouse.The fourth child from the left on the first row is A. E. Berndt. The sixth and eighth from the left on the second row are Verner Petersen and Fritz Swendsen respectively. The fifth, seventh, tenth, and fourteenth on the back row are Elna Petersen, Ester Petersen, Bill Andersen, and Carl Andersen.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danish Folk School

Description: Copy negative of groups of people in front of Grand View College in Des Moines, Iowa. The men and women pictured are all wearing traditional Danish folk costumes. The men are kneeling down, and the women are standing up. The men are holding the women's hands. There is one man, identified as Holger Koch, sitting with his legs crossed in front of the costumed group, holding a violin. Other unidentified people standing in the background.
Date: 1916
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Danish Ladies Aid in 1910]

Description: Photograph of three rows of young women in front of a second story houses. The names of those in the first row are Mrs. Hans Johnson, Mrs. Fritz Hansen, Pouline Andersen, and Mrs. Mads. Skow. Those in the second row are Mrs. A. Catharine Longwood, Mrs. Peter Thompsen, Mrs. N. C. Krag, Mrs. Laurits Lykke, Mrs. Nick Hansen, Mrs. S. H. Madsen, Mrs. H. P. Jensen, Mrs. Rasmus Peteresen, and Mrs. H. P. Johanna Hermansen. The last ten standing are Mrs. Sam Larsen, Mrs. Sam Knudsen, Mrs. A. Catharine Longwood, Mrs. A. P. Lauritsen, Mrs. Jesper Juhl, Pastor S. H. Madsen, Mrs. Marcus Nelsen, Dagmar Evers, Laura Jepnsen, and Mrs. Iver Wind.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Danish Ladies Aid in 1912]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of mostly women gathered in front of a two story house in three rows. One of the men is Jens Peter Petersen.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Danish Ladies Aid in 1915]

Description: Photograph of a group of people of mixed sex and age gathered in front of a two story house that belongs to P. J. Petersen. One of the men in the crowd is P. J. Agerskov Petersen. A white dog can also be seen walking in front of the crowd.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Freedom For All Forever Cart and Family]

Description: Photograph of three girls, three women, a man in a suit and two smaller children in a cart pulled by a goat. The cart has the words "Freedom for all forever" painted on the side.
Date: 1918
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Henry Schaer WW1 Soldier

Description: Copy negative of Henry Schaer, who was a World War One soldier from Wharton County, Texas. In the image, Henry is standing outside a wooden building. He is wearing his military uniform and holding a gun.
Date: 1918
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[J. P. Olsen Home]

Description: Photograph of a two story house with a family gathered on horseback in the front. The family is made of Ella Olsen Hansen, Louise Olsen, Petersen Olsen, Ella Petersen,
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Jens H. Berndt Home

Description: Copy negative of the family home and farm of Jens H. Berndt, in Danevang, Texas, which is located in Wharton County. The two-story family home is pictured on the right side of the image. There is a barn and a windmill on the left side of the image. There is an unidentified man in the center of the photograph riding in a small carriage pulled by two donkeys.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Mads Andersen Family]

Description: Photograph of a group of younger adults gathered around the matriarch and patriarch seated in the middle. Their names, from the back row left to right, is Harry J. Andersen, Hans T. Andersen, Elmer M. Andersen, Viggo M. Andersen, and Arthur H. Andersen. The center row is Mabel Andersen, Vis L. Andersen, Emile Andersen, and Carl M. Andersen. The front row is Adolph M. Andersen, Mads Andersen, Bertha Andersen, Helga Andersen, and Marenze Andersen (Mrs. Wilber Webb, Jr.).
Date: 1916
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Marie Olsen and Ablone Harton]

Description: Photograph of two women, one with glasses and a lace collar on her dress, the other with ribbons in her hair and a brooch pinned on her dress.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Mary and Twins Brodsgaard

Description: Copy negative of a group portrait taken in west Danevang, Texas. From left to right, the children pictured are Agnes Brodsgaard, Emma Brodsgaard, and Marie Brodsgaard. Agnes and Emma, who are twins, are wearing white dresses and are sitting in chairs. Marie is wearing a dress and has a bow in her hair.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Mrs. Pouline Thompsen Kitchen

Description: Copy negative of Pauline Marie Thomsen Berthelsen sitting inside her kitchen in Palacios Texas, which is in Matagorda County. Mrs. Berthelsen is sitting to the left of a large stove.
Date: 1914
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Nielsen Family]

Description: Photograph of a group of people gathered around an older woman who sits in a wicker chair. Their names from left to right are Jim Nielsen, Chris Nielsen, Mrs. Jim Nielsen, Edward Nielsen, Bestemor Petersen, Louise Nielsen, Sigurd Nielsen, and Richard Nielsen. Bestemor Petersen is the mother of Jens P. Petersen and Mrs. Jim Nielsen.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Nygaard]

Description: Photograph of a woman standing in the front lawn of a house.
Date: January 14, 1914
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Passport Pauline Berthelsen

Description: Copy negative of the passport photograph of Pauline Berthelsen of Wharton County, Texas. The photograph is embossed with a United States Department of State seal, and Pauline's name is hand-written on the front of the photograph.
Date: March 2, 1916
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Passport Pauline Berthelsen

Description: Copy negative of the passport of Pauline Berthelsen of Wharton County, Texas. In the top left corner of the passport, there is a photograph of Pauline stapled to the document. There is a stamp at the bottom of the document that reads, "canceled."
Date: March 2, 1916
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Photograph of Mrs. Jim Nelson]

Description: Photograph of Mrs. Jim Nelson dressed in white, standing next to her daughter's horse and buggy, ready to go to the Danish Ladies Aid.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society