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1961 Confirmation Class

Description: Copy negative of the 1961 confirmation class of Danevang Lutheran Church, which is located in Wharton County, Texas. The students are all wearing long white robes. From left to right, top to bottom, the students pictured are Donald Dippel, James Olson, and Bruce Lauritsen in the top row; and Kathleen Skow and Sharon Andersen in the bottom row.
Date: 1961
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Berndt Family at Christmas]

Description: Photograph of a man and woman both wearing glasses and holding an infant each. Their names are Sybil, Chris, Edwin and Edward Berndt.
Date: December 25, 1962
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang Service Station

Description: Copy negative of the inside of the Danevang Service Station in Danevang, Texas, which is located in Wharton County. In the image, Donald Dippel, Sr. and Dorabel Hansen Dippel are standing behind the counter in the service station. Two of their children are sitting on top of the counter.
Date: 1969~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang Telephone Company

Description: Document describing the telecommunications development in Danevang, Texas.
Date: 1969
Creator: Berndt, Andrew
Item Type: Paper
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Danish Costumes]

Description: Photograph of four young women wearing traditional Danish clothing for the annual Danish Dinner. Their names from left to right are Melody Thompson, Rhonda Allenson, Donna Nelsen, and Lisa Nielsen.
Date: 1965~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Danish Ladies Aid in 1964]

Description: Photograph of a group of primarily older women gathered around Mr. and Mrs. Marius Thyssen's living room. Their names, from left to right are "Mrs. Erik Moller, Mrs. Otto (Agnes) Hansen, Agnes Hansen, Anna Lykke, Ida Thyssen, Mary Andersen, Anna Nygaard Nelsen, Reverend Moller, Abelona Wind Harton, Mrs. Jimmy Jensen, and Emil Svensson.
Date: 1964
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Food at Ladies Aid Meeting]

Description: Photograph of four older women filling their plates at a banquet table full of food. Their names are Mary Andersen, Mrs. Jimmy Jensen, Mrs. Otto Hansen, and Anna Lykke.
Date: 1964
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Group at Helga Thyssen's Home]

Description: Photograph of a group of older people gathered in a living room. Their names from left to right are Reverend Eric Moller, Agnes Hansen, Anna Lykke, Ida Thyssen, Mary Andersen, Anna Nygaard, Elizabeth Juhl, Abelona Harton, Emil Svensson, and Marius Thyssen.
Date: 1964
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Harton Family Reunion]

Description: Photograph of a group of people gathered in front of several parked cars for a family reunion in Wharton, Texas.
Date: June 12, 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Harton, Moller, and Hansen]

Description: Photograph of the Danish Ladies Aid members gathered in a living room. Their names are Abelona Harton, Margaret Moller, and Mrs. Otto Hansen.
Date: 1964
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Joyce Petersen Receives Plaque of Appreciation]

Description: Photograph of an older woman receiving a wooden plaque from an older man wearing a suit. The woman is Joyce Petersen, who receives a plaque of appreciation after working at the Farmer's Co-op in Danevang for 25 years.
Date: 1968
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Loads of Grain]

Description: Photograph of trucks loaded with Milo grain waiting to dump at the grain dryers. The cotton gin can be seen in the background.
Date: 1967
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Paul L. Jensen in Uniform]

Description: Photograph of Paul L. Jensen, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Axel Jensen. He joined the Air Force on October 15, 1965 and received basic military training at Lockland AFB, Texas. He attended Basic Military Journalist School at Fort Benjamin Harrison in Indianapolis. He was assigned to Pacific Air Forces Base Information Office at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa. He served at Kadena from March 1966 to December 1967 with assignments taking him to Japan, Vietnam, Guam, and Hawaii. From Kadena, he was transferred to the Department of the Air Force's Hometown News Center at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City. He served in several supervisory positions at Hometown News Center before being honorably discharged as a Staff Sergeant in February 1969.
Date: October 15, 1965
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Photograph of Sergeant Phil D. Schaer]

Description: Photograph of a man in a United States Marine uniform. Sergeant Phil D. Schaer was the son of Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Schaer and United States Marine from 1966 to 1971. He was a member of the military police in Concord, California, and received Meritorious Combat Promotion to Sergeant. He was a member of Infantry 106, Recoiless Rifles - 26 Major Operations Search and Destroy, primary markmenship instructor at Paris Island, South Carolina, and received Meritorious Mast.
Date: 1966
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Portrait of Paul L. Jensen]

Description: Photograph of Paul L. Jensen, visible from the chest up. He is wearing a suit with a polka-dot tie and a light-colored shirt.
Date: October 15, 1965
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society