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[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

[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

Camp Hulen Main Chapel

Description: Copy negative of the Danevang Lutheran Church in Danevang, Texas. There is a road visible in the foreground, as well a tall flagpole with an American flag positioned in front of the chapel.
Date: December 14, 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Church Construction]

Description: Copy negative of the Danevang Lutheran Church being reconstructed in Danevang, Texas. There are construction workers and a large truck with equipment visible, as well as trees and shrubs in the background.
Date: 1946/1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Church Construction]

Description: Copy negative of the construction of the Danevang Lutheran Church in Danevang, Texas. A construction truck and workers are visible in the photograph.
Date: 1946/1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Church Construction]

Description: Copy negative of the Danevang Lutheran Church being reconstructed in Danevang, Texas. A construction truck and workers are visible in the image. Copy negative of the fifth photo of a set that contains images from the reconstruction of the Danevang Lutheran Church.
Date: 1946/1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Church Repair]

Description: Copy negative of the construction of the Danevang Lutheran Church chapel in Danevang, Texas. There is a truck holding large equipment in the center of the photograph. There are several construction workers pictured throughout the image. There are some trees and shrubs in the background.
Date: 1946/1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Class of 1949 Confirmation Dinner

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.
Date: 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Class Photo 1946]

Description: Photograph of a young woman sitting behind a desk with three young children sitting on either side. The note in the lower left corner reading "6 years" means this is most likely a Kindergarten class. Their names are Alfred Gann, Gene Wilbert Hansen, unknown girl, Mrs. Bell, Billy Allen Hermansen, Norman Thaysen, and unkown boy.
Date: 1946
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Class portrait]

Description: Copy negative of a class portrait from the Danevang School in Danevang, Texas. The students are all standing in rows, and the teacher is standing to the left on the top row. The school doors are visible in the background.
Date: 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Confirmation Class]

Description: Copy negative of four unidentified young ladies, and three unidentified young men standing in front of the alter inside Danevang Church, located in Wharton County. The young men and women are dressed up in suits and white dresses, and they are facing the pastor of the church. Pastor John Pedersen is standing in front of the confirmation students, wearing long robes and holding a bible.
Date: 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Danevang Co-op Machine Shop]

Description: Photograph of three buildings, one with a sign that reads "Co Op," with several cars and trucks parked in the front. Walter Bram was the mechanic at the Co-Op.
Date: 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang Farmer's Co-op Office

Description: Copy negative of the farmer's co-op office in Danevang, Texas. The building is small and has one front door and a window on each side. There is an automobile parked in front of the building.
Date: 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Danish Ladies Aid]

Description: Photograph of a large group of women with the eldest sitting in the first row. Some of their names are Astrid Westerholm, Agnes Jensen, Agnes Hansen, Elizabeth Juhl, Abelone Wind, Marie Thaysen, Dora Wind, Gerda Frost, Sine Nygaard, Bine Andersen, and Ida N. Thyssen.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Danish Ladies Aid 40th Anniversary]

Description: Photograph of three rows of women, the first row seated, of members of the Danish Ladies Aid celebrating their 40th anniversary.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Flood

Description: Copy negative of Arnold Juhl's house after a rainstorm. The whitewashed house is surrounded with floodwater, trees, and shrubs.
Date: 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Hans

Description: Copy negative of Hans Michaelsen, a World War II veteran in San Antonio, Texas. Hans is sitting down on a large rock platform, facing forward. He is dressed in a suit and a military hat. There is a house and a car visible in the background of the photograph.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Helena and Johnny Wedding Day]

Description: Photograph of a man in a suit and a woman wearing a skirt and blouse standing arm-in-arm in front of a car.
Date: January 14, 1941
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Linda and Johnny Brodsgaard]

Description: Photograph of a man in a grey suit and hat looking at a young girl wearing a white dress.
Date: February 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society