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4-H Dancers

Description: Photograph of a group of young girls posing for the camera in front of a curtain backdrop. They are wearing traditional Danish costumes, which consists of a pointed hat with ribbon attachments, a vest-like bodice tied across their bust, and a tied apron over a full skirt with horizontal stripes running across the bottom of the skirt. On the back row, from left to right, the girls have been identified as Jane Laustrup, Neva Bram, Peggy Bram, Sharon Krag, and Annette Waldman. On the front row, from left to right, they have been identified as Carolyn Lauritsen, Sharon Roberts, Beverly Waldman, and Eleanor Berndt. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph lists their names again, and a secondary, upside down blue line of text reads, "Danish Dancers, Return to Lillian Roberts".
Date: 1950/1959
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

4-H Dancers

Description: Photograph of a group of young girls posing for the camera in front of a curtain backdrop. They are wearing traditional Danish costumes, which consists of a pointed hat with ribbon attachments, a vest-like bodice tied across their bust, and a tied apron over a full skirt with horizontal stripes running across the bottom of the skirt. On the back row, from left to right, the girls have been identified as Jane Laustrup, Neva Bram, Peggy Bram, Sharon Krag, and Annette Waldman. On the front row, from left to right, they have been identified as Carolyn Lauritsen, Sharon Roberts, Beverly Waldman, and Eleanor Berndt. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph lists their names again, and a secondary, upside down blue line of text reads, "Danish Dancers, Return to Lillian Roberts".
Date: 1950/1959
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

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

[1955 Confirmation Class of the Danevang Lutheran Church]

Description: Color photograph of a group of youth standing outside of the Danevang Lutheran Church which is partially visible behind them. The group is comprised of several girls and a few boys. The girls are all wearing dresses and the boys are wearing suits and have floral boutonnieres pinned to their lapels. A girl in a green dress and a girl in a white dress standing next to her are both holding books in their hands. The door of the building in the background is open.
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[1958 Confirmation Class]

Description: Photograph of the 1958 confirmation class and their pastor gathered for a group picture inside a church. Behind them, inside a small alcove is a statue of Jesus Christ with hands outspread in front of him looking down. They are all wearing formal attire. The boys wear two-piece suits and the girls are in light-colored dresses. They all have corsages pinned to their chests. From left to right, they have been identified as: Top row: Harold Smith, Ronnie Dippel, David Hildpold, Lilburn Shulty (possibly), and Pastor Jespersen. Bottom row: Gendra Bram (possibly), Marilyn Thaysen, Beverly Waldman, and "Mike" Brodsgaard. These names are also hand-written on the back of the photograph in black ink.
Date: 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Aerial Photograph of School]

Description: Aerial photograph of a school building surrounded by farmland. The date Oct. 1954 is written on the back.
Date: October 1954
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

Aerial View of Danevang Co-op

Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of the Danevange Farmers Cooperative Society, as noted on the front of the photograph. The co-op is located in Danevange, Texas.
Date: 1954
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Aerial View of Danevang School

Description: Aerial photograph of Danevang School in Danevang, Texas. It is the largest building in the photograph: a single-story structure with a mansard roof with dark shingles and several windows on the first floor. A small playground to the right consists of a few see-saws and a swing set. Further right, a basketball court can be seen. To the left, there appears to be a gas station. The building is amidst a large, rural farm area. Besides the gas station and the school building, there are only a few other buildings, possibly homes, and land that has been tilled.
Date: October 1954
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Combing Rice

Description: Copy negative of Otto Bram combing and harvesting rice on his farm in Wharton County, Texas. Otto is sitting in a large tractor in the middle of his rice field.
Date: 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Confirmation 1955

Description: Color photograph of formally dressed people standing on the lawn of a white building which is visible in the background. The first row is composed of six girls, all of whom are wearing dresses. The back row is made up two boys who are only visible from the neck up.
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Confirmation 1956

Description: Black and white photograph of a confirmation class standing on the steps of [Danevang Lutheran Church] in formal attire. The group is composed of six girls in dresses, six boys in white shirts and ties, and one male in the back wearing a suit. On either side of the group, two hand rails and two windows are visible in the background.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Confirmation Class - 1958

Description: Copy negative of the 1958 confirmation class of Danevang Lutheran Church, which is located in Wharton County, Texas. In the photograph, eight confirmation students are dressed in suits and dresses, and they are standing at the altar of the church with their pastor. From left to right, top to bottom, the individuals pictured are Harold Smith, Ronnie Wind, David Hiltpold, Lilburn Schultz, and Pastor Ronald Jespersen in the top row, and Neva Ray Bram, Marilyn Thaysen, Beverly Waldman, and Mike Brodsgaard in the bottom row.
Date: 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang Baseball Team 1950

Description: Black and white photograph taken at the Danevang baseball diamond of a baseball team in uniforms. The team is accompanied by their managers, Fred "Densky" Hansen and J.O. Olson. One team member is laying down in front of the rest of the team members, who are either seated in the second row or standing in the back row.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang L.C.W.

Description: Photograph of a group of people seated in front of a red curtain. They are part of an organization, but accompanying information does not supply further details on the acronym "L.C.W." The group is mostly composed of women, with the exception of a man in a suit and bow tie in the right bottom corner. They are all dressed in formal attire. A piece of paper on the back of the photograph identifies them from left to right. The bottom row is composed of Margaret Juhl, Delphie Carlson, Lillian Roberts, Emma Berndt, Ester Hutson, Lillian Hansen, Ruth Brodsgaard, Reverend I. Pederson. The second row: Essie White, Joyce Nielsen, Gertrude Hansen, Bertha Jensen, Marie Swendsen, Henrietta Bram, Elsie Christensen, Anita Schultz, Alice Hansen, and Myrtle Lauritsen. The top row: Martha Graff, Joyce Petersen, unknown, Louise Petersen, Helena Lauritsen, Edna Olson, Julia Knudsen, Ella Hansen, Myrtle Waldman, and Dora Wind.
Date: 1950/1970
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang School

Description: Copy negative of Danevang School in Danevang, Texas, which is located in Wharton County.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang School Picture of Gene Hansen

Description: Bust portrait photograph of a young boy, identified as Wilbert Gene Hansen, in front of a blank backdrop. The photograph was taken for a school picture. Printed text on the front reads, "School Days 1952-53 Danevang." Wilbert wears a print shirt. He is looking slightly to the right.
Date: 1952/1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang Service Station

Description: Copy negative of Leon Dippel and Andrew J. Hansen sitting inside the Danevang Service Station in Danevang, Texas, which is located in Wharton County.
Date: 1956~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danish Ladies Aid

Description: Black and white photograph of a large group of women standing in front of a wooden building that has its screen door open. The congregated women make up an organization known as the Danish Ladies Aid. They are gathered for a 50th anniversary celebration, according to accompanying information. Every woman is wearing jackets or coats. At the center, two women are holding together a chalkboard sign that reads: "50 Aars Jubelceum for Den Danoke Kvindeforenine in Danevang Te[xas]." (The last portion of the message is covered by one woman's hand.) There is a young girl standing in the front row amongst the older women.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Elder Women at Danish Ladies Aid Anniversary]

Description: Photograph of elder women posing for a photograph during the 50 year anniversary celebration of the Danish Ladies Club organization. They are dressed conservatively in long coats and dresses, and the majority wear glasses. They stand before a building with an open doorway and three visible windows. A second, adjacent building is seen off to the right of the photograph. Two of the women center-left are holding a sign up that denotes the particular event, and it appears to be written in Danish. Hand-written text in black ink on the back of the photograph reads, "Winter 1952 archives".
Date: 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Family Photograph at Otto Hansen Residence]

Description: Photograph of a group of people in front of the Otto Hansen residence in Danevang, Texas. The house behind them has several windows, and it looks to be two stories, judging by the second floor balcony seen in the far right of the photograph. The women wear long dresses, while the men wear nondescript shirts and trousers. The woman on the far left has been identified as Mrs. Otto Hansen, and the man wearing the dark-colored shirt as Melvin Hansen. No other names have been provided. There is a decorative border surrounding the photograph. Two repeating stamps on the back show a leaping fox on which lines of text read, "Fox-Tone Print Fox Co. San Antonio, Texas, January 1951"
Date: January 1951
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Four Generation Hartons

Description: Photograph of four generations of the Harton family at a wedding celebration. Peter Harton and Stephanie Reif Harton sit on two wooden chairs wearing dark-colored formal wear, with flowers pinned to their chests. In the back, a woman identified as Billie Anne Baumert, wears a kimono-style dress. To her left, a man identified as Wilhem Harton is wearing a suit and tie, while holding a young boy identified as Richard Dean Baumert, wearing a tank and shorts. Wallpaper of a floral design covers the wall behind them. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph reads, "Four Generations. Billie Ann Harton Baumert - Richard Dean Baumert oldest/first great-gran'son held by Wilhelm Harton. Bestafa - Peter Harton, Bestamon - Stephanie Reif Harton Taken Oct. 1951 @ golden wedding celebration for Bestmon ~ Bestafa @ Danevang, Texas [sic]".
Date: October 1951
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Fritz Swendsen and Family]

Description: Black and white photograph of the Swendsen family grouped together on a wooden deck for a picture at an unknown outdoor location. The branches of a tree on the left hang over their heads.
Date: August 1954
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society