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The Family History of Jorgen and Ane Ingvardsen

Description: Family genealogy tracing the descendants of Jorgen and Ane Ingvardsen who immigrated from Denmark and settled in Danevang, Texas around 1904. The table of contents lists: Tusind Tak, History, Register Report of Ingvart Hansen Ingvardsen, Kinship Report of Ingvart Hansen Ingvardsen, and an index (starting on page 37). Documentation also includes immigration records for family members with a photocopy of the original manifest, and photographs from several generations.
Date: February 5, 2005
Creator: Ingvardsen, Gary Allen & Flagg, Irene Hansen
Item Type: Book
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Jasper Juhl Home

Description: Copy negative of the Jasper Juhl home in Jutland, Denmark. Jasper Juhl's mother is sitting in a chair on the right side of the photograph, and there is an unidentified woman sitting in the background. The house is surrounded by trees, shrubs and flowers.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Darleen Juhl

Description: Copy negative of Darleen Juhl standing outside the home of Jasper J. Juhl in Danevang, Texas. She is standing next to a large shrubbery in front of the house. Her right foot is in front of her left, and her right hand is touching her face. Darleen is smiling and wearing a hat, a dress, and an apron.
Date: unknown
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

Art & Freda Braunholz Wedding

Description: Copy negative of a group of people at the wedding of Art and Freda Braunholz. The bride and groom are standing in the front, surrounded by a large group of other people. In the background there are hedges, trees, and a house visible.
Date: unknown
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

Home

Description: Copy negative of the Carl Thyssen home in west Danevang, Texas. There is a Danish flag flying in front of the home, and the yard is lined with trees.
Date: unknown
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

Mr. and Mrs. P. A. Thyssen

Description: Copy negative of Pete and Johanna Thyssen standing in front of a house in Danevang, Texas. Pete is wearing a suit and tie, and Johanna is wearing a dress. They both have corsages on their outfits.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Cleaning Fish

Description: Copy negative of two women cleaning fish at the East Bay in Palacios, Texas. There is a little boy wearing a hat in the photograph, and there are several people walking along the bay in the background. The women are wearing dresses, aprons, and hats.
Date: 1920/1925
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

1994 Community Celebration

Description: Copy negative of a community celebration of the dedication of a Texas Historical Marker at the Danevang Lutheran Cemetery, located in Wharton County. In the image, Walter Bram is sitting in a wheelchair, and his daughter, Peggy, is standing directly behind him. There are four American flags staked into the ground, and there are many people standing in the shade, behind the family.
Date: 1994
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Helvig Berndt and Wife

Description: Copy negative of a wedding portrait of Helvig and Laura Berndt. Helvig is seated on a wooden bench wearing a suit, bow tie, pin-striped trousers, and a watch chain hanging from his pocket. Laura stands at his right, resting her arm on his shoulder and wearing a long-sleeve dark dress and holding a bouquet of flowers in her left hand.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Girls on Cistern

Description: Copy negative of Lillie Hiltpold and Esther Smith Harton standing atop of a cistern. The two girls are standing on the wooden base of the cistern, on either side of the tank. They are both wearing calf-length short-sleeved dresses, beaded necklaces, stockings and closed-toe shoes.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Lady Grape Pickers

Description: Copy negative of two women picking grapes by the shore of a creek. The women are carrying metal pails and wearing long dresses.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Bram Family Portrait

Description: Copy negative of a framed portrait of the Bram family of Wharton County. Marius Bram and Jakobina Bram are sitting down in the portrait. Their children, from left to right, are Carl, Walter and Johanna (infant).
Date: 1909~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Walter Bram 1929 Model A Ford

Description: Copy negative of Walter Bram standing in front of his 1929 Model A Ford. Mr. Bram is standing with his hands in his pockets, and the passenger door to the car is ajar.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Hans Nelsen Farmall Tractor

Description: Copy negative of Hans J. Nelsen sitting on his tractor in Wharton County. The tractor is parked in a yard in front of a two-story house.
Date: 1925
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

May Fete Dance

Description: Copy negative of the May Fete celebration at the Danevang Community Hall in Wharton County. In the photo, many young girls and boys are holding ribbons and circling around a maypole in the center of the hall.
Date: unknown
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

Hans Nygaard and Thyssen Grandchildren

Description: Copy negative of Hans and Sine Nygaard outside of Carl Thyssen's family home, in Danevang, Texas, which is located in Wharton County. In the photograph, Sine and Hans are pictured with four of the Thyssen family grandchildren.
Date: 1926~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang Service Station

Description: Copy negative of the Danevang Texaco gas and service station, located in Wharton County. There is a sign above the gas station that reads, "Texaco Gasoline," and there is a car waiting in front of the station. There are four unidentified men standing next to the car, looking at the gas station.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Carl Thyssen Family & Auto

Description: Copy negative of Carl and Ida Thyssen with their four children and family dog. The family is sitting next to their car in Danevang, Texas, which is located in Wharton County. From left to right, the family members pictured are Carl, Magdalene, Gerda, Ingeborg, Alfred and Ida Thyssen.
Date: 1929
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

El Campo Cotton Platform

Description: Copy negative of twelve men loading bales of cotton from horse-drawn carriages onto a railroad platform for shipment by train in El Campo Texas, which is located in Wharton County. The title of the image, "El Campo Cotton Platform", is hand written in cursive on the front of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society