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1945 Confirmation

Description: Black and white photograph of the 1945 confirmation class of [Danevang Lutheran Church] standing inside their church. They are posed in front of an intricate altar that has four spires and that appears to have a religious image at its center. The group, comprised of three girls and eight boys, is flanked by two windows and the ceiling above the group is concave. The girls wear white dresses and corsages pinned to their clothing and the boys wear suits with boutonnières pinned to their lapels. Directly situated before the group is a white stand. To the right of the group is a flower arrangement and in the foreground the blurry shape of pews are visible.
Date: 1945
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
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Announcement of The League of United Latin American Citizens Council No. 60 dance]

Description: An announcement on LULAC Council No. 60 letterhead for their dance to be held on Sunday, December 9, 1945 with honored guest Macario Garcia, winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor. Other special invited guests included the Mexican Consul,the Chairman of the Good Neighbor Commission, the mayor of Houston, Sgt. Cleto Rodriguez (another Congressional Medal of Honor winner), and other LULAC delegations from San Antonio and Laredo.
Date: December 6, 1945
Creator: The League of United Latin American Citizens Council No. 60
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Birth announcement and photograph]

Description: Photograph of a baby girl with dark hair, visible from the chest up. An accompanying page has two baby footprints and a lock of hair. Text in the upper-left corner says: "Name: Baby Girl Louvier, Weight: 6 lbs 15 oz, Date: 6-21-45 at 8:51 p.m."
Date: 1945-06~
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Church 1945 Storm

Description: Photograph of the Danevang Lutheran Church after a hurricane. A paved step, a window and a door, which make up part of the front facade of the building, are still standing. The rest of the church has suffered considerable damage. Various construction materials - walls, siding, shingles, etc. - surround the standing structure. There is a small tree off to the left. Rough hand-written text in blue ink on the front of the photograph reads, "Danevang, Texas - After hurricane - 1945 church."
Date: 1945
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Confirmation Class of 1945, Danevang Lutheran Church]

Description: Black and white photograph of the Danevang Lutheran Church Confirmation class of 1945. The class is composed of several young men and young women who are accompanied by their Reverend, Vaghn Duus, who is standing on the far left on the back row. They are all wearing formal wear; the girls are wearing white dresses and the boys are wearing suits. Each individual has a floral boutonniere pinned to their clothing. Behind the group is a set of open wooden doors.
Date: 1945
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Confirmation Party at Danevang Community Hall]

Description: Copy print of a confirmation celebration being held at Danevang Community Hall. Long tables have been arranged for the festivities, with three tables running parallel to the right wall and a fourth table perpendicular to the first three. All of the tables are full, except for the one closest to the foreground, which is empty. The photograph appears to have been taken from a high angle, as some of the guests are looking upwards towards the direction where the photograph was taken . The majority of them, however, are actively engaged in conversation and their food.
Date: 1945/1949
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Danevang Community Hall After Hurricane in 1945]

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of Danevang Community Hall after damages incurred during the hurricane that hit the town in 1945. Visible from two-point perspective, the building has a few missing shingles on its roof and some broken windowpanes, as evidenced by a woman who is sitting in one of the window frames and grasping a pane.
Date: 1945
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Danish Ladies Aid 50th Anniversary]

Description: Photograph of a group of senior women during the Danish Ladies Aid 50th year anniversary. They are posing for the camera outside in a long line, although it appears that two pictures were taken at the same time because they are all tentatively staring to the right. Two women at center-left hold up a sign that denotes the day's event. It appears to be written in Danish. They are dressed conservatively; the majority wear long coats and dresses, as well as glasses and pinned-back hairstyles. A young girl is in the very front looking directly at the camera.
Date: 1945
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Demolished Church and Fallen Tree]

Description: Photograph of the remains of a church after a weather disaster. A fallen tree with broken branches is on the rightmost side of the photograph. Behind it, the shingled roof of part of the church is inclined on fragments of wall material and construction posts. The entrance is the only part of the church that is still standing. It is flanked by other demolished parts of roofing, walls, and beams on the right side of the photograph.
Date: 1945
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Fraternidad, Volume 2, Number 17

Description: Spanish language newsletter containing riddles, poems, and articles. Contains two English language articles: "The Problem of the Independence of Puerto Rico" and "The Jewish Problem in the Post-War World," which contains excerpts from five different articles. The cost of the newsletter was 5 cents.
Date: October 10, 1945
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Ima Hansen

Description: Black and white photograph of a woman (identified as Ima Hansen, wife of Alfred Hansen) standing in front of a long building that has several doors and windows as well as an open alcove that may be a garage. She is wearing glasses and is holding an object in her hands. Her attention is directed toward something unseen in the picture plane. On the right of the photograph, an open door to an automobile is partially visible. A patterned border surrounds the image.
Date: 1945
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1945-01-02]

Description: Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John Herrera regarding the release to the press of Exhibit 5 from the hearing, the stipulation agreed upon. The hearing was successful on every point desired, except that they had to "sacrifice our friend Alba". Castañeda asks Herrera to suggest that Alba make an application through WMC and be referred to the refinery.
Date: January 2, 1945
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1945-08-14]

Description: Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera asking for Herrera's help and cooperation in making effective the work of the committee regarding Latin Americans in Houston. Castañeda states that he had referred Carter Wesley to see Herrera and discuss the matter with Herrera.
Date: August 14, 1945
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library