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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

Mads Anderson and wife Maren Marie Knudsen

Description: Copy negative of Mads Anderson and his wife Maren Marie Knudsen in Dakota City, Nebraska. Mads is sitting in a chair, and Maren is standing on his right side with her hand resting on his shoulder. Mads is wearing a vest and suit jacket, and Maren is wearing a dress with a bustle, ruffled sleeves, a buttoned bodice with striped trim, a floral pin, and a long necklace.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hall, Gentry
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

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

[Kermit Westerholm and Al Jensen at Museum]

Description: Photograph of two older men in button-up shirts, wearing glasses, standing on a wooden staircase. These men are Kermit Westerholm and Al Jensen.
Date: March 16, 2002
Creator: James Petersen
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Christensen's Cotton Field

Description: Copy negative of Marius Christensen and three girls picking cotton in a field on Christensen's farm.
Date: unknown
Creator: Lund, F. P.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Portrait of Hans Berndt]

Description: Photograph of a man wearing a dark suit as he stands near a bench made of sticks. His name is Hans Berndt.
Date: 1880
Creator: Melcher's
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Rasmussen-Hansen-Bram House]

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing at the corner of of a white two story house that was built by Pete Rasmussen, who then sold it to Hans Frederick Hansen. The people pictured are Mrs. Hansen's company for her birthday. This house now belongs to Walter Bram.
Date: 1920~
Creator: Pete Rasmussen
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[4-H Club]

Description: Photograph of eleven children standing in two rows. Their names are Ruby Allenson, Dennis Andersen, Leroy Bram, Idel Bram, John Brodsgaard, Kenneth Christensen, Jane Klaustrup, Dorothy Waldman, and Annette Waldman.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

4-H Girls in Danish Costumes

Description: Copy negative of members of the Danevang girl's 4-H club. The girls are wearing traditional Danish Costumes. Pictured from left to right, the top row includes Jane Kladstrup, Geneva Bram, Peggy Bram, Sharon Krag, and Annette Waldman. The bottom row includes Carolyn Lauritsen, Sharon Roberts, Beverly Waldman, and Eleanor Berndt.
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

1895 Danevang Community Hall

Description: Copy negative of a group of families standing in four rows outside of the Danevang Community Hall. Two women sit inside of carriage harnessed to a horse. An American and Danish flag flag are raised on a flagpole next to the center.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

1908 Gusher

Description: Copy negative of an a 4,000 barrel oil geyser, six miles east of Bay City, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

1911 Holiday Automobile

Description: Copy negative of a 1911 automobile parked outside of Andrew Neils Smith's home, with members of the Smith family sitting inside. The father and mother sit in the front seat, while six children sit in the back. The mother is wearing an apron over a patterned dress, her long sleeves are pushed to her elbows and her hair is parted and pulled back into a bun. The father is sitting slightly behind the woman, wearing a collared shirt, tie, and a brimmed hat.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

1920 Dodge Roadster

Description: Copy negative of Hans Andersen changing a flat tire on his 1920 Dodge Roadster during his honeymoon trip to California with his wife, Anna. Hans is squatting by the front left tire with a tool in his hand. Hans had to change thirty-five tires during the trip.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

1920 Dodge Roadster

Description: Copy negative of Hans Thorvald and Anna Andersen standing in front of their Dodge Roadster on their honeymoon in Parlier, California. Anna is wearing a loose long-sleeved shirt that gathers at both cuffs, a scarf tied around her neck, loose pants, and a hat with a gathered ribbon across the rim. Hans, who is standing beside Anna, is wearing a buttoned shirt, a tie, loose trousers, a tool belt, and is holding a hat in his hand. The couple had to change thirty-five flat tires on their honeymoon trip from California to Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[1922 Confirmation Class]

Description: Photograph of five young men, a pastor, and four young women posed in front of a white church. Their names are Herman Krag, Knud Strarup, Niels Petersen, Olaf Hansen, Oscar Smith, Asta Nygaard, Emma Sophia Hansen, Pastor Rodholm, Marie Harton, and Marie Magdalene Ingvardsen.
Date: April 9, 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[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

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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

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

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

[50th Anniversary of Danish Ladies Aid]

Description: Photograph of the 50th anniversary jubilee for the Danish Ladies Aid. The group of primarily women hold a chalkboard at the center of the group.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph
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~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society