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Andrew Jensen Home
Photograph of a single-story home in Danevang, Texas, belonging to Andrew Jensen. The photograph was taken from the street, capturing the gravel road and the front lawn, which has been cut short. The house is bordered by a series of bushes. It has white siding and intersecting shingled gable roofs. A chimney and antenna are on the top hip.
[Berdnt Family at H.J Berdnt Farm]
Photograph of the Berndt family standing on a dirt road. They are each holding long, slender sticks pointed to the ground, with the exception of the woman on the far right, who holds hers towards the sky. In the background, a series of leafless trees and tall grasses lead up to a farm-like structure in the distance. A decorative border surrounds the photograph. Some of the individuals have been identified. From left to right, they are: unknown, unknown, Emma Berndt (possibly), unknown, Anne Berndt, Meta Berndt, unknown, unknown, Marie Berndt. On the back, hand-written text reads, "Creek thru H.J. Berndt. House where arrow heads were picked up. Early 1920's. L-R. ??, Emma Berndt?, ?, Anne Berndt, Meta Berndt, ??, Marie Berndt." Two stamps have also been made, both in purple. The first reads, "20 514". The second: " This is a genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made by Fox Co. San Antonio, Texas, Copyright 1925 by Carl (last name is illegible)".
Brian & Elizabeth Wind in Church Attire
Photograph of a woman and a man standing side by side each other in front of a structure with horizontal siding and one visible window. The woman has been identified as Elizabeth Wind. She is to the left of Brian Wind. According to accompanying information, they are at a Sunday church service. Both have a corsage pinned to their chests. Elizabeth wears a hat, a light-colored dress cinched at the waist, pearls, and is carrying a dark purse. Brian wears a two-piece suit and a striped tie.
El Campo Cotton Platform
Photograph taken at El Campo Cotton Platform, which appears to be a kind of property used for the processing and harvesting of cotton. On the platform itself, there are various stacked piles of cotton and hay bales. A procession of horse-drawn wagons on the dirt road in front of the platform are moving forward. Helvig J. Berndt is in one of the wagons, but his actual location hasn't been specified. Additionally, two children can be seen joining the male driver in the front wagon. The photograph has been placed on a stiff mat board which is chipping on the bottom corners.
Children on Windmill
Photograph of two young boys standing barefoot on the wooden planks of a windmill. They are both wearing overalls over long-sleeve shirts. They have been identified as Christian and Peter Brodsgaard, but accompanying information has not matched their names to their individual positions. One of the blades of the windmill can be partially seen in the top leftmost part of the image.
Cleaning Fish
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.
[Confirmation Class of 1920, Danevang Lutheran Church]
Black and white photograph of a group of adolescents gathered outside of the Danevang Lutheran Church, of which the exterior side and pointed arch windows are visible. This group makes up the Confirmation class of 1920. Each individual is wearing formal attire. The girls, who are mostly seated on the front row, are wearing white dresses, some of which have pins attached to them. The boys are wearing suits and ties; a few of them are also wearing pins. Their pastor, the only adult pictured, is standing in the center of the boys.
Ella Hansen
Bust portrait photograph of a young woman, identified as Ella Hansen, in front of a blank, dark-colored backdrop. Her head is bent slightly upwards to the right. Side lighting is coming from the left. She wears a pearl necklace and a button-up, lace top.
Emma Brodsgaard with Friend
Photograph of two young women lying down on a lawn in front of a single-story brick house. There are two double-hung windows on the house. The woman on the left has been identified as Emma Brodsgaard. Her friend has not been identified. They both wear light-colored tops and heels.
George & Emma Adams
Photograph of an adult woman and man standing next to a tall tree. Several more trees can be seen in the background. The woman, identified as Emma Brodsgaard, wears a fitted jacket, long skirt, hat, and dark heels. To her right is her husband, George Adams, who wears a dark three-piece suit, striped tie, and glasses. A hand-written note on the back of the photograph reads, "Pop doesn't look so spry on this picture but remember he is on his honeymoon."
H. J. Berndt Home
Photograph of a homestead in Danevang, Texas, belonging to Helvig Jensen Berndt. The main property is next to a tilled plot of land. It is a tall two-story structure with intersecting, shingled gable roofs and a front porch patio covered by a sloping roof overhang. To the right, there are two outbuildings, one near the house and the other lying just a few feet away. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph reads, "H. J. Berndt Home Built in early 1920's Now new home built in 1973 Elvin Berndt's home [sic]."
H. P. Hermansen Home
Postcard of a two-story structure in Danevang, Texas, belonging to H. P. Jensen. A picket fence surrounds the house. Both H. P. Jensen and Mrs. H. P. Jensen stand in the front porch of their home, which is covered by a sloping roof projection creating an overhang. Additionally, there are intersecting hip roofs and a single chimney at the very top. There is a sign that hangs on the right side of the first floor that reads, "Danevang Post Office." A white sticker on the front of the photograph reads, "H. P. Hermansen was Postmaster for 35 years. He was also a weather man. He kept a record of the rainfall."
[Hans & Emilie Nelsen Home]
Two photographs held together by a piece of tape on the back. They are both images of the Nelsen family home, taken at disparate times. The top photograph, a Polaroid print, was taken from a side angle a short distance away from a disheveled fence. The house has white siding and hip roofs, as well as several windows of identical design and dimensions. A young boy is standing near an entrance off to the right in the shadows. The bottom photograph, taken much earlier than the first and from a farther distance, captures the front view of the house. A gable roof projection in the first floor creates an overhang for the front entrance. It appears to have been taken during the winter judging by the snow-covered lawn and trees. In the distance, an outbuilding can be seen, presumably a part of the Nelsen homestead.
Hans T. Andersen Home
Photograph of a two-story house in Danevang, Texas, belonging to Hans Thorvald Andersen. The photograph was taken from some distance away, capturing a broad property with short grasses and large trees at either side of the house. There is a black dog standing in the foreground facing the camera. The house has a steep gambrel roof and light-colored siding as well as several windows on the first and second floors. A sticker with the typed text "Hans T. Andersen" has been placed on the front of the photograph.
[Ingvardsen Family Portrait]
Copy print of the Ingvardsen family posing for a picture outdoors. Several trees and bushes are in the back as well as a single wooden post. The seated woman in the front row has been identified as Ane Sophia Jensen Ingvardsen. From left to right, those standing behind her have been identified as Doris Ingvardsen, Ingeborg Ingvardsen, Maren Jensine Ingvardsen, Agnes Katherine Ingvardsen, Marie Magdalene Ingvardsen, Elizabeth Ingvardsen, Soren Mathias Ingvardsen, Hans Peter Ingvardsen, Ingvart Fredderick Ingvardsen, and Ernest Aage Ingvardsen.
[J. P. Olson Home]
Photograph of a two-story structure in Danevang, Texas, belonging to J. P. Olson. It has intersecting gable roofs and a front patio covered by a sloping roof projection acting as an overhang, which is supported by two slender columns. The front lawn and the roofs are covered in snow. The trees are leafless and small trees are concentrated on the right part of the image. The corners of the top of the photograph have been cut. On the back of the photograph, there is a purple stamp of a leaping ram with the accompanying text, "This is a genuine Fox Tone pictures made by Fox Co. San Antonio, Texas."
Marius & Helga Thyssen Home
Photograph of two-story structure in Danevang, Texas, belonging to Marius and Helga Thyssen. The photograph was taken some distance away, capturing a front lawn which has been cut short. There are tall trees on each side of the house. Intersecting gable roofs cover the second floor, while sloping roofs cover the overhangs of the first floor. Each is supported by slender columns. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph reads, "Helga Thyssen home in country where Curti (hard to tell what this word says) Jensen home is in 1986 for archives [sic]."
Marius & Helga Thyssen Home
Photograph of a two-story structure in Danevang, Texas, belonging to Marius and Helga Thyssen. The photograph was taken some distance from the front entrance, capturing a dirt pathway where a car be seen parked on the rightmost part of the image and a tree near the house that towers over it. There are four outdoor chairs on each side of the pathway leading to the front steps as well as decorative planters. The house has white siding and intersecting, shingled gable roofs. The entrance has a hip roof overhang with a single slender column on the left corner.
Nygaards
Photograph of a few members of the Nygaard family posing outside underneath a shaded area of a tree. The man wearing the military uniform, identified as Dan Nygaard, stands with both arms placed on his hips. The older man, standing next to him, has been identified as Uffe Nygaard, and wears a sport coat, shirt, and tie. The woman in front of them, identified as Grandmother Sine Nygaard, wears a floral-print, three-quarter length sleeve dress. She is seated in a wicker chair looking down at a small boy who has not been identified. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph reads, "Dan Nygaard, Uffe Nygaard, Sine Nygaard".
L. P. Larsen Home
Postcard of a family home belonging to L. P. Larsen. The photograph was shot from behind a chicken wire fence, and captures a group of people standing on the front porch patio of their two-story home. The house has intersecting gable roofs and an overhang on the first floor supported by slender columns. The first and second floor both have many windows.
[Pastor J. A. M. Rodholm]
Photograph of a man, identified as Pastor J. A. M. Rodholm, in front of a backdrop. He is wearing a small ruff collar around his neck, which appears to be over the collar of a shirt being worn underneath a button-up, dark-colored cloak. The photograph has been pasted inside a fold-out card with a circular cut-out, framing the photograph inside the oval design.
[Pastor Rodholm and Family]
Photograph of a family group posing a short distance away from the exterior of a home. The house has two visible windows. On either side of the family, there is an outgrowth of branches that are clinging to the side of the house. The group consists of Pastor J. A. M. Rodholm, who is standing on the far right in a three-piece suit, his wife Martha Christine, their daughter Gudrun Valborg, and their two sons, Immanuel Benedict and Knud Johannes. There is hand-written text on the back of the photograph, which says: In Danish - Her kommer familien Rodholm for at vinke fødselsdagsbarnet tillykke. Kærlig hilsen fra os alle M. Rodholm In English - Here comes the Rodholm family to wave the birthday child congratulations. Love from all, M. Rodholm
[Pastor Rodholm and Family]
Postcard of a family group standing outdoors in front of a bush. The man in the back wearing glasses and the dark suit has been identified as Pastor J. A. M. Rodholm. His wife, Martha Christine Nielsen Rodholm, is standing next to him on the right. She wears a long dress and has her hair pulled in a bun. The girl standing in the front of Pastor Rodholm, his daughter, has been identified as Gudrun Valborg Rodholm. Her brother, Immanuel Benedict Rodholm, is to the right.
[Pastor Rodholm and Family]
Postcard of a family group standing outdoors in front of a bush. The man in the back wearing glasses and the dark suit has been identified as Pastor J. A. M. Rodholm. His wife, Martha Christine Nielsen Rodholm, is standing next to him on the right. She wears a long dress and has her hair pulled in a bun. The girl standing in the front of Pastor Rodholm, his daughter, has been identified as Gudrun Valborg Rodholm. Her brother, Immanuel Benedict Rodholm, is to the right.
[Portrait of Berndt Children on Creek]
Photograph of some of the Berndt children posing outside on a paved sidewalk at H.J. Berndt Farm, now called Elvin Berndt Farm. Leafless trees are seen in the background. Names on the back do not correspond well with the photograph, but the girl kneeling down may be Marie Berdnt, followed by Meta Berdnt in the striped top, and Helena Berdnt, picking at her eye. A decorative border surrounds the photograph. Additional hand-written text on the back cannot be read with certainty, but it may state, "Creek thru H.J. Berndt Where arrow heads were picked up. Early 1920. Front - Marie Berndt, Meta Berndt, Helena Berndt."
[Portrait of S. D. Rodholm]
Postcard of a man, identified as S. D. Rodholm, in front of a blank light-colored backdrop. He stands with his hands behind his back wearing a three-piece suit, hat, and small oval glasses. The printed text on the sheet of paper where the photograph was pasted to reads: "S. D. Rodsholm (perhaps a typo; name spelled as 'Rodholm' in other sources) Brother of J. A. M. Rodsholm. Translated famous Danish folk sons. See 'Joy of SONG', (Evening Star). Also the Green Book. b.j. 8-29-2004."
[Sam Brodsgaard and Sons on Wagon]
Photograph of a Sam Brodsgaard and his sons on a horse-drawn wagon. They are in a flat, empty plot of land which appears to be a farm. A single tree can be seen in the back off to the right. Sam is seated on the wagon's chair. To his left, his sons Johnny (left) and Chris (right) are holding the reins of the wagon. Behind them, the boy standing has been identified as Pete Brodsgaard and the kneeling boy in front of him has been identified as Carl Brodsgaard. They all wear overalls and hats. Accompanying information states that they are going fishing.
Sam Brodsgaard in Wagon
Photograph of a man, identified as Sam Brodsgaard, inside a wooden horse-drawn wagon in Danevang, Texas. The very top of two side wheels can be seen. Sam wears a round hat and light-colored shirt. Only the backs of the two horses can be seen, strapped to the wagon. There is hand-written text on the front of the photograph that reads, "Sam Brodsgaard."
[Teaching Aides of the Danevang School]
Black and white photograph of three teaching aides of the Danevang School, identified as Vlasta Kopecky, Anna Hansen, and Ludma Kopecky, standing outdoors in front of a building with a white, weathered exterior. A large window to the right of the group is open and a portion of a what appears to be a bicycle is visible beneath it. The gaze of the leftmost woman is directed toward something in that general direction, while the other two women are looking toward the camera. Both the woman on the left and the woman on the right are wearing white dresses, although the rightmost woman has on a dark-colored sash and belt. The woman in the center, according to the back of the photo, is Anna Hansen. She wears a top with a gathered waist and a long skirt.
Theodore Andersen Home
Photograph of the homestead of Theodore Andersen in Danevang, Texas. Taken from the street, the photograph captures a tilled plot of land in the foreground and the main building in the distance. It has white siding, intersecting gable roofs, and several windows. A second structure is seen on the left. It has a gambrel roof and white walls. Two trucks are seen on the far left.
[Theodore Jensen Sitting on Fender of Model T]
Copy negative of a black and white photograph of Theodore Jensen sitting outdoors on the fender of a Model T Ford automobile. Theodore, who has his legs crossed and his arms folded on his lap, is wearing a shirt, a tie, pants and a hat. He is smiling at the camera while Hans Peter Jensen, who is visible in the background from the waist up, looks at the camera. A few trees and the wooden boards of a building are partially discernible in the background.
Thyssen Family Photo
Photograph of a family group in Danevang, Texas, standing in front of a house. A double-hung window, entrance, and bordering bush can be seen behind them. Neither the children nor the mother have been identified specifically, although names have been given. The man on the far right, however, has been identified as Carl Thyssen. He wears a long-sleeve shirt, suspenders, and dark pants.
Viola's Birthday
Photograph of a group of women standing outdoors in front of a car. Behind the car, there is a single-story structure with a shingled roof and light-colored siding. From left to right, the group has been identified as Olga Andersen, Emma Hansen Berndt, Marie Thaysen, Marie Brodsgaard, Martha Madsen, Myrtle Waldman, And Agnes Brodsgaard Sones. The photograph was taken during Viola Christensen's birhtday party.
Young Boys in Front of Car
Photograph of four young children in front of a car. They are dressed similarly in formal attire. They each wear belted jackets with flap pockets over light-colored shirts and ties, as well as matching pants and hats (being held to their sides). They have been identified as Carl, Peter, Michael, and Chris Brodsgaard, but their names have not been matched to their individual positions. Accompanying information goes on to say that "these are the sons of Sam Brodsgaard."