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1914 School Photo

Description: Postcard of the Danevang School class of 1914 in front of a building. There are three visible windows. The students have been separated into boys and girls, with the girls standing in the center and the boys surrounding them on each side and behind them. The girls wear long, light-colored dresses belted at the waist. The boys wear formal attire. The girls have been identified, from left to right, as unknown, Esther Knudsen, Elna Petersen, Andrea Hansen, Emelia Andersen, Gertrude Strarup, and Christine Olsen. Three names have been provided for the boys but it cannot be stated with certainty to whom they apply. Black, rough patches of paper on the back of the postcard remain on each corner from wherever it was torn out of.
Date: 1914
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

August Schaer Home

Description: Photograph of a two-story home in Danevang, Texas, belonging to August Schaer. Photograph was taken from a distance, capturing the homestead, which includes the land, a disheveled fence on the left, and two outbuildings to the left and right of the main home. An intersecting gable roof covers the second-story of the house. A hip roof covers the adjacent right side, which projects outwards to the patio creating an overhang supported by slender columns. A purple stamp has been placed on the back of the photograph of a leaping fox logo with accompanying text that reads, "This is a genuine Fox Tone Picture Made by Fox CO. San Antonio, Texas." Rough black patches of paper remain on the back from wherever the picture was torn out of.
Date: 1914
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Brian Wind's Confirmation Class

Description: Postcard of a group of people standing before a church structure during their confirmation. They are standing in two rows, with the front row composed of women in light-colored dresses. A set of double doors is behind them and two windows on either side. A church pastor appears to be standing on the top left corner, judging by his outfit. Brian Wind has also been named, but he has not been matched to any individual in the postcard.
Date: 1914~
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Brothers and Sisters

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of five children standing outdoors in front of a large bush. There are three boys and two girls; they are the children of Christ Petersen.
Date: 1914
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang People Hauling Cotton Seed to El Campo

Description: Photograph of a group of men on top of a mule-drawn, wooden wagon. Accompanying information indicates they are from Danevang, Texas, and are hauling cotton to El Campo, Texas, also in Wharton County. Second from right is P. J. Agerskov Petersen. Second from left is Marius Christensen, followed by Jens Berndt. The wagon and mules belong to Chris Petersen, who may or may not be in the picture. Behind them, there is a train with the Southern Pacific logo and insignia on various parts of its metal frame. Near the back wheel of the wagon is a tightly-packed sack; presumably, one of the cotton bales. A second mule-drawn wagon can be seen behind them on the far right.
Date: 1914~
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang People Hauling Cotton to El Camp

Description: Copy negative of a group of men on top of a horse-drawn, wooden wagon. Accompanying information indicates they are from Danevang, Texas, and are hauling cotton to El Campo, Texas, also in Wharton County. Although some names have been provided, they have not been matched properly to the people pictured. Behind them, there is a train with the Southern Pacific logo and insignia on various parts of its metal frame. Near the back wheel of the wagon is a tightly-packed sack; presumably, one of the cotton bales.
Date: 1914
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Large Tent in a Field]

Description: Photograph of a large tent standing in the middle of a large grassy field. The tent is surrounded by trees and brush. The photograph is mounted on a dark board, and there is a typed note in Spanish underneath the photograph that translates to read, "Camp Meeting in Sabinal, Texas in the year 1914".
Date: 1914~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph John Walter Carr]

Description: Photograph of John Walter Carr wearing a dark suit, pocket square, and polka dot tie. The portrait style photo shows Carr in middle age with a beard. On the back of the mat is information regarding Carr's lifespan and children.
Date: 1914~
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of People at Port Arthur College, 1914]

Description: Photograph of men and women on the steps of Port Arthur College. They are arranged in six rows that decline upward, with the final row being comprised of a single man. Men in the photograph are wearing suits and ties, whereas the women are wearing blouses and skirts. Two separate pieces of a paper have been taped above and below the photo. Over the photo is a description of the image and the date. Below the image is the name of the donor, Maccie Barrier LaGrone.
Date: 1914
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Confirmation Class of 1914, Danevang Lutheran Church]

Description: Black and white photograph of the Danevang Lutheran Church Confirmation class of 1914 posed for a group picture outside of an unidentified building. Everyone is formally dressed; the young women are wearing long, white dresses while the young men are wearing suits and ties. A majority of the individuals have floral boutonnieres attached to their clothing. Vines wrapped around two posts on the porch of the building are visible behind the group.
Date: October 4, 1914
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society