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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
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
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~
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Berndt Homes]

Description: Photograph of two houses near a well-plowed field with two sheds and a car parked beside the smallest shed. The second story near the upper part of the photograph belongs to Andreas Hansen Berndt, and the one story belongs to Niels Christian Berndt.
Date: 1955
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Combing Rice

Description: Copy negative of Otto Bram combing and harvesting rice on his farm in Wharton County, Texas. Otto is sitting in a large tractor in the middle of his rice field.
Date: 1953
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Confirmation Class - 1958

Description: Copy negative of the 1958 confirmation class of Danevang Lutheran Church, which is located in Wharton County, Texas. In the photograph, eight confirmation students are dressed in suits and dresses, and they are standing at the altar of the church with their pastor. From left to right, top to bottom, the individuals pictured are Harold Smith, Ronnie Wind, David Hiltpold, Lilburn Schultz, and Pastor Ronald Jespersen in the top row, and Neva Ray Bram, Marilyn Thaysen, Beverly Waldman, and Mike Brodsgaard in the bottom row.
Date: 1958
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Loading Rice onto Truck

Description: Copy negative of Otto Bram loading harvested rice onto a truck on his farm in Wharton County, Texas. Otto is sitting on a tractor to the left of the truck. There is a car parked in the field on the left side of the image.
Date: 1953
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Rice Water Well

Description: Copy negative of Otto Bram on his farm in Wharton County, Texas. In the photograph, Bram and an unknown man are standing next to a rice irrigation well.
Date: 1953
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society