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[Confirmation Class of 1937]

Description: Photograph of a man, four young men, and two women in white dresses. Their names are Ernest Aage Ingvardsen, Helena Berndt, Magdalene Thyssen, Viggo Thyssen, Otto Thyssen, Pastor A. E. Frost, and Harold Nielsen.
Date: 1937
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Cotton Gin 1935]

Description: Photograph of the Danevang Farmer's Co-op with an empty field, water tanks for the gin, hardware store, and gas storage.
Date: 1935
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Danevang Meeting Hall Gathering]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of people gathered in front of the Danevang Meeting Hall. Cars are also parked around the crowd.
Date: May 1937
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang School

Description: Copy negative of a third and fourth grade class portrait taken at the Danevang School. Sitting in the front row is Carl Larsen, Benedict Krag, Leo Westerholm, Viggo Thyssen, Otto Thyssen, Oscar Christensen, and Ernest Ingvardsen. Standing in the back row is Bertha Nelson, Agneta Hermansen, Johanna Larsen, Helena Berndt, Merle Longwood, Doris Anderson, Magdalene Thyssen, Ingeborg Thyssen, Alice Petersen and Dagny Thyssen. The teacher, Alice Petersen is also pictured with the class.
Date: 1932/1933
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang School Bus

Description: Copy negative of a Danevang School bus in Danevang, Texas, which is located in Wharton County. There are four people sitting inside the bus, and one person identified as Dorothy Andersen Westergaard is standing next to the bus. From top to bottom, the individuals sitting in the bus are Albert Westergaard, Andrew J. Hensen, Adell Westergaard (daughter of Dorothy Anderson Westergaard), Lavern (Dutch) Hansen and his puppy. According to sources, Andrew Hansen was the bus driver for the communities of Danevang, Liberty and Hurt.
Date: 1939~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Danevang School Children]

Description: Copy negative of the 2nd and 3rd grade students of Danevang School, which is located in Wharton County, Texas. The students are pictured outside of the school building. From left to right, top to bottom, the students pictured are Ernest Aage Ingvardsen, Siguard Thyssen, Oscar (O.V. Mickey) Christensen, Ingvart Fredderick Ingvardsen, Lee Glen, Henry Nielsen, Otto Bram, Eluterio Tigerina, Nita O'Campo, and Felipa Tigerina on the top row; in the middle row is Ingeborg Thyssen, Elnora Petersen, Johanna Harton, Edith Jensen, Ruth Petersen, Ella Nielsen, Dorabell Hansen, Pearl Juhl, Johanna Larsen, Merle Longwood, Magdalene Thyssen, and Helena Berndt, and on the bottom row is Herolf Jensen, Viggo Hermansen, Leo Allenson, and Melvin Hansen. Miss Peterson, the teacher, is pictured standing at the very top row.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Danevang School Children]

Description: Copy negative of the 5th and 6th grade students of Danevang School, which is located in Wharton County, Texas. The students are pictured outside of the school building. From left to right, top to bottom, the students pictured are Leo Westerholm, Benedict Krag, Iver (Jack) Wind, Magdalene Thyssen, Otto Bram, Henry Nielsen, Ingvart Fredderick Ingvardsen, Oscar (O. V. Mickey) Christensen, Johanna Larsen, and Dorothy Mae Krenek on the top row; in the middle row Thyra (Torie) Nielsen, Ingeborg Thyssen, Dagny Thyssen, unknown, Merle Longwood, Miss Wilson (teacher), Helena Berndt, Bertha Nielsen, Agneta Hermansen, and Doris Andersen; and on the bottom row Melvin Hansen, Viggo Thyssen, Alfred Jensen, Siguard Thyssen and Ernest Aage Ingvardsen.
Date: 1935
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang School Group Picture

Description: Copy negative of the first and second grade students of Danevang School, which is located in Wharton County, Texas. The students are pictured outside of their school with their teacher. From left to right, top to bottom, the individuals pictured are Elizabeth Gorzgcki (teacher), Astrid Jensen, Dora Marie Harton, Helga Christensen, Clara Bram, Gerda Thyssen, Clara Brodsgaard, Emma Nielsen, and Alma Harton in the top row; Fern Hermansen, Helen Wind, Gwendolyn Praytor, Evelyn Hansen, Clifford Allenson, Olaf Hansen, Anders "Icey" Thyssen, and Inger Nielsen in the middle row; and Alfred Jensen, Harry Westerholm, Vernon Christiansen, Lloyd Nielsen, Kermit Westerholm, and Theo Vick in the bottom row.
Date: 1932~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang Telephone Company Stock

Description: Photograph of a document that records $3,000 in capital stock in the Danevang Telephone Company, entrusted to the Danevang Lutheran Church.
Date: April 2, 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Danish Ladies Aid in 1931]

Description: Photograph of four rows of women, those in the first row seated, and all of them gathered at the corner of a two story house.
Date: 1931
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Danish Ladies Aid in 1938]

Description: Photograph of a large group of people of various sex and age at Parsonage. Most of the children are in the front row. The Pastor A. E. Frost is in the back row.
Date: 1938
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Edgar Jensen in Uniform]

Description: Photograph of a young man in a Naval uniform. Edgar Jensen is was the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Jensen, entered the Navy at 1936, trained in San Diego, California, and was awarded GC, Victory Medals, AT Ribbon and Bronze Arrowhead.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Hans Nygaard

Description: Copy negative of Hans Nygaard sitting inside his home in Danevang, Texas, which is located in Wharton County. Hans is dressed in a suit, and he is reading a newspaper. He is missing his left leg, which according to original sources he lost in a wagon accident taking a load of cotton to a gin.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Hans Nygaard

Description: Copy negative of Hans Nygaard standing outside his home in Danevang, Texas, which is located in Wharton County. Hans is standing with a walking cane, and he is smoking a tobacco pipe.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Maren Jensen]

Description: Photograph of a group of people who gathered to celebrate Mrs. H. P. Jensen's 80th birthday. Maren Jensen was born in Denmark on June 15, 1859 and died in Danevang June 19th, 1943.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Oliver Lug Wheel Tractor

Description: Copy negative of Chris Berndt on a tractor at the Hans Berndt home. There are several trees in the background.
Date: 1930/1940
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Pastor's Son by Danevang Sign]

Description: Photograph of the sign marking the city limits of Danevang with a young boy leaning on it. This boy was Pastor H. P. Hald's son.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society