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1985 Confirmation

Description: Color photograph of a confirmation class dressed in white standing in front of the [Danevang Lutheran Church] whose door is open. Two girls are wearing white dresses and four boys are wearing white robes. An older man identified as Pastor Dan Lauderdale stands to the right of them and is wearing a red stole and a white robe embellished with red crosses. Each member of the class except for Pastor Lauderdale has a red flower pinned to their chest.
Date: 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

90th Celebration

Description: Color photograph of the chapel inside of the Danevang Lutheran Church. A woman stands at the front of the chapel near the altar. At the center of the altar is a table on top of which are two lit candlesticks and a candelabra. Above the table hangs a cross. A few rows of pews are visible in the foreground.
Date: October 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[90th Homecoming Celebration, Danevang Lutheran Church]

Description: Color photograph of a group of people gathered together for a meal in the mess hall at an unidentified location. Several adults are seated at long banquet tables covered in gingham-patterned table covers; many of them have platefuls of food in front of them. Some concession style windows where food is being served are visible to the left; a few people are lined up to be served. Above the windows is a banner that reads, "Vars' Co!" as well as a few Danish flag decals.
Date: October 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

S. C. Swendsen Home

Description: Photograph of a two-story house in Danevang, Texas, belonging to S. C. Swendsen. The house has intersecting gable roofs with gray shingles, horizontal white siding, and two overhangs on the first floor covered with the same gray shingles. They are each supported by slender columns. The photograph was taken a short distance away, capturing the front lawn and an outside garage that is to the right of the house. Additionally, there is a medium-sized tree on the front lawn.
Date: 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

S. C. Swendsen Home

Description: Photograph of the S. C. Swendsen homestead property in Danevang, Texas. The photograph was taken far away, capturing the main two-story residence in the center surrounded by a field of crops. There also a few trees on its outer perimeter. The house has intersecting gable roofs and white siding. There is an overhang over the front entrance supported by four slender columns. Double-hung windows can be seen on the first and second floors.
Date: July 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Carl & Gertrude Hansen Home

Description: Photograph of a two-story, red brick home in Danevang, Texas, belonging to Carl and Gertrude Hansen. The photograph was taken from the street, capturing the front lawn and a fairly large palm tree on the right side of the image. The house has a gable roof. There are two double hung-windows side by side in the front pediment. The front door is visible just underneath it. A series of bushes line the edge of the house on the left side. On the back of the photograph, three stamps have been made of the same leaping fox logo and the accompanying text that reads, "Fox Photo. This paper manufactured by Kodak Jul 85 - HOU".
Date: July 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Chris Larsen Home

Description: Photograph of a small, single-story house belonging to Mrs. Chris Larsen. Photograph was taken a short distance away, capturing the surrounding lawn, which has been cut short. Four double-hung windows in quick succession are on the left side of the house, followed by a door, and one more double-hung window on the right side, which is partially covered by a tree. There is a sticker that has been placed on the front bottom left corner of the photograph. It is covering what appears to be a fallen tree or the limbs of one. Red and yellow flowers line the outside perimeter of the house. There is hand-written text in blue ink on the back of the photograph, as well as two pink stamps of a leaping fox with accompanying text that reads, "Fox Photo. This paper manufactured by Kodak. Jul 85 - HOU".
Date: July 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[A Couple Standing in a Parking Lot]

Description: Color photograph of a woman and a man, Mary Jane Wood and Eddie Wood, standing in the parking lot of Danevang Lutheran Church at its 90th anniversary celebration. They are both visible from the waist up. Eddie has in his hands a book of some sort and a cigarette between two fingers. Several cars are parked in a lot behind them.
Date: October 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Curtis & Patty Jensen

Description: Photograph of a single-story brick home belonging to Curtis and Patty Jensen in Danevang, Texas. Photograph was taken some distance away, capturing some wild plants in the foreground next to a yellow wheel and a deep basin. A few feet away, there is a gravel walkway that runs parallel to the house. Past this walkway, the house is surrounded by a few trees in the front lawn. The home has intersecting gable roofs, one of which projects outwards to the front entrance creating an overhang supported by four brick columns. Different species of bushes and shrubs are along the edge of the home bordered by what appears to a line of bricks.
Date: 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang Post Office

Description: Photograph of a United States Post Office building in Danevang, Texas. It is located in front of a paved street. The overhang on the front entrance bears the text "United States Post Office Danevang TX 77432". The structure has a hip roof and a second overhang on the left side wall covering a side door. A utility pole is on the right. Accompanying information states that the building was torn down in 2010.
Date: July 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danna Insurance Agency

Description: Composite photograph of Danna Insurance Agency (two photographs have been taped together in the back). There is a parked car in front of a single-story structure on the right side of the image. The front door of the structure bears a sign that reads "OPEN", and is flanked by double-hung windows with shutters on each side. A few feet away to the right, a trailer park bears a "Danna Ins. Agency" sign, as well as a second sign with smaller text which cannot be read with certainty. Both structures have been painted in a beige color. Telephone poles and their wires can be seen in the background, as well as a few trees and tall grasses. The years 1978 and 1985 have both been provided as founding dates for the agency.
Date: 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Elderly Women Escorting Each Other at the 90th Anniversary Homecoming Celebration of Danevang Lutheran Church]

Description: Color photograph of a few elderly women who are all apart of the Jensen family, one of whom is their matriarch. They are escorting each other with arms linked outside of Danevang Lutheran Church. Metal handrails surround the group on either side. The presence of parked cars in the background suggest that they are in the parking lot. A tent is set up in the background to the right.
Date: October 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Emilie Nelsen and Others at the 90th Anniversary Celebration at Danevang Lutheran Church]

Description: Color photograph of an elderly woman identified as Emilie Andersen Nelsen, standing indoors at Danevang Lutheran Church. She is wearing a blue ringer t-shirt that says "GRANNY" on the front and has her hair braided on the crown of her head. She is surrounded by three other individuals, two of whom are elderly men wearing hats and glasses. The other individual is a tall curly-haired elderly woman who is also wearing glasses and is gesturing at Emilie. Behind her are poster boards displays that have vintage photos attached to them.
Date: October 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Evelyn Hansen Holland

Description: Studio portrait photograph of an older woman identified as Evelyn Hansen Holland. She is in front of a gray backdrop looking directly at the camera. Her hands are resting on a table in front of her. She wears a white jacket with a brooch pinned near the neck, a brown geometric print blouse, gold necklace, and multiple rings. Accompanying information states: "Evelyn Hansen Holland daughter of Harold and Ella Hansen and wife of Robert Holland, was born and raised in Danevang. She served as organist, sometimes alternating with mrs Carmichael and Patty Jensen [sic]."
Date: 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Hans Hansen & Walter Bram Home

Description: Photograph of a two-story structure in Danevang, Texas, belonging to Hans Hansen and Walter Bram. The photograph was taken a long distance away, from a street inside a car, and the top part of a driver's side mirror can be seen in the foreground. A white sticker on the front of the photograph has typed text which reads, "Home built by Uncle Pete Rasmussen when he was ginner; later owned by Hans F. Hansen; then Walter Bram who had a repair garage and shop next door [sic]." The shop the text speaks of is presumably the metal structure on the far left, with rusted roofs and a large bush in front of it. To the right of this structure is the main house. It has dark shingles, intersecting gable roofs, and light-colored walls. On the back of the photograph, there is a repeating line of identical pink stamps of a leaping fox and the accompanying text, "This paper manufactured by Kodak Jul 85 Hou."
Date: July 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

A. Heard Home

Description: Photograph of a single-story home in Danevang, Texas, belonging to Enor (Billy) Hermansen, previously owned by A. Heard. The house has a white exterior and intersecting dark-colored shingled gable roofs. A tall wire antenna is seen on the front lawn as well as several species of small bushes and plants. Across a walkway in front of the home, there is a parked trailer that blocks what appears to be a second structure on the rightmost side of the image. Two stamps have been placed on the back of the photograph of the same leaping fox logo and the accompanying text that reads, "Fox Photo This paper manufactured by Kodak. Jul 85 - HOU."
Date: July 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Ingvard Andersen Home

Description: Photograph of a single-story home in Danevang, Texas, belonging to Ingvard Andersen. Photograph was taken a short distance away from the front entrance, capturing a disheveled lawn with tall trees surrounding the perimeter of the home. There is a parked car facing a fence underneath an overhang that projects from the house. A pitched roof covers the front entrance and two double-hung windows can be seen on either side. Two stamps have been placed on the back of the photograph of the same leaping fox logo and the accompanying text that reads, "Fox Photo This Paper Manufactured by Kodak Jul 85 - HOU".
Date: July 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

J. S. Jensen Home now Allen Zieschang

Description: Photograph of a two-story home in Danevang, Texas, originally belonging to J. S. Jensen. Ownership later transferred to Allen Zieschang. The photograph was taken from the street, capturing some gravel, the shoulder, and front lawn leading up to the house. The house has a gambrel roof, with one window lying directly in the center on the top floor. The projection of the roof creates a small overhang over the front entrance and is supported on the rightmost corner by one rectangular column. A dirt roadway to the right of the house leads to a second structure, most likely an outdoor garage.
Date: July 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Jeanne Swendsen Nielsen

Description: Bust portrait photograph of a woman, identified as Jeanne Swendsen Nielsen, in front a light-blue backdrop. She has short blond hair and is wearing a light-blue knit sweater as well as gold earrings and a gold necklace. Accompanying information states that, "Jeanne Swendsen Nielsen, daughter of Julius and Stephanie Swendsen and wife of David V. Nielsen, is Danevang born. She was organist in Danevang Lutheran Church during the tenure of Mrs. Verner Etersen (1955-1957) when she graduated from El Campo High School."
Date: 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Lars Wind Home

Description: Photograph of a single-story structure in Danevang, Texas, belonging to Lars Wind. The photograph was taken from the front, capturing the front facade of a house with intersecting gable roofs with brown shingles, white siding, and several double-hung windows on the first floor. There is an air conditioning unit hanging out of the fifth window from the left. Two large trees are in the front lawn, and the trunk of a third one - which has been cut down - can be seen near the three rightmost windows of the house.
Date: July 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

A. Longwood Home

Description: Photograph of the A. Longwood farmstead property in Danevang, Texas. A dirt path in the foreground leads up to the main structure, a two-story house with white siding, intersecting gable roofs with light gray shingles, and double-hung windows on the first and second floors. A parked car is to the left underneath a tree. To the right, there is a red mechanical plow, and behind it, what appears to be an outbuilding. A white sticker placed on the front of the photograph indicates that it is "now Fred Swendsen rent house."
Date: August 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Mary Andersen and Daughters at Birthday Celebration]

Description: Photograph of a woman in a wheelchair, identified as Mary Andersen, at her 100th birthday celebration with her four daughters standing behind her. Mary Andersen is holding a heart-shaped box that reads, "Mary H. Andersen 100 centennial". She is wearing a pink floral dress and a pearl necklace. From left to right, her daughters have been identified as Rena Howard, June Andersen Gann, Ruth Brodsgaard, and Christine Ingvardeen Michaelsen. Behind them, there is an unidentified man. A series of long tables have been arranged for the festivities. In the very back, frames of different sizes and designs have been put on a gridded fence. Photograph was taken at Plainview Hall.
Date: July 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Ole Dane's Campground

Description: Photograph of a swamp and grassy area that is identified by a white sticker on the front as the "Danevang Picnic Grounds." Accompanying information, as well as the sign in the image, also names the location as "Old Dane's Campground." A rusted white fence is on the left next to the sign. There is a repeating pink stamp on the back of the photograph of the same leaping fox and the accompanying text, "This paper manufactured by Kodak May 85 - Hou."
Date: May 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Pastor and Mrs. Jesperson at the 90th Anniversary Church Celebration]

Description: Color photograph of husband and wife Ronald P. Jespersen and Delores Jespersen. Ronald is a pastor of the church for which this 90th anniversary celebration is being held; the couple is pictured indoors at the church. A large floral arrangement sits to the right of the couple and a stained glass window is visible behind them.
Date: October 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society