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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]
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]
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.
[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."
[1921 Confirmation Class]
Photograph of adolescent boys and girls gathered for a group picture, which was taken during their confirmation ceremony in Danevang, Texas. They are just to the right of a church wall, which has five visible windows with pointed tops. They are all dressed in formal attire. The boys wear dark suits and the girls, all in the front row, wear light-colored dresses with cinched waists. Some names have been provided, but they have not been matched properly to individual positions in the image.
Arnold Juhl in Baseball Uniform
Copy negative of Arnold Juhl dressed in a baseball uniform. He is sitting in an automobile with his knees up and looking to the side.
At the Bay
Copy negative of Margaret Juhl and her husband Arnold Juhl sitting on the beach at the East Bay in Palacios, Texas.
Baby With Chickens and Cat
Copy print of a baby sitting in the middle of empty plot of land amidst a circle of chickens. The baby, identified as Johanna Larsen, holds an unidentified object in her hands while looking at a cat in front of her. In the very distance, a structure can be seen among some trees and a field of crops off to the left.
Juhl Residence
Copy negative of a house with a front porch in southwest Danevang, Texas. The two-story house belongs to Jasper and Marie Smith Juhl. There is brush and long grass in front of the house, and there is a barn and a windmill to the side of the house.
1922 Confirmation
Black and white postcard featuring on its front the image of a confirmation class belonging to the [Danevang Lutheran Church]. The class, comprised of four girls and five boys, sit on a bench in front of the church building, which has its doors and windows open. The girls are seated on the bench with an older man identified as Pastor Rodlhom, while the boys stand behind them dressed in suits. Pastor Rodlhom is wearing a light-colored suit and holding a hat in front of his lap.
Christian Brodsgaard with Goose
Photograph of a young boy, identified as Christian Brodsgaard, sitting outdoors in front of a house with a goose in between his legs. He smiles openly. He wears overalls and is barefoot on a plot of land with short grasses.
[Danevang School Class in Front of School Building]
Photograph of a large group of students taken just outside of the front entrance of Danevang School in Danevang, Texas. They are gathered roughly into five rows. The set of double-doors behind them is open within a small overhang. On the front-facing wall, three double-hung windows are visible. They appear to have been organized from oldest to youngest top to bottom. There is faint hand-written text on the front bottom margin that reads, "Danevang School 1922-23."
The Dredge
Copy negative of drainage equipment at the Jasper Juhl Farm in Danevang, Texas.
Harold & Ella Olsen Hansen
Photograph of a young man and woman standing in front of a landscape backdrop. The man, identified as Harold Hansen, wears a three-piece suit over a rounded-collar, button-up shirt and tie. The woman, identified as Ella Olsen Hansen, married to Harold Hansen, wears a long light-colored dress. It is ornately covered in floral embellishments and a large lace trim at the neckline. They stand on a low pile patterned carpet.
[A Brother and a Sister Standing Outdoors]
Black and white photograph of a teenage brother and sister standing outdoors in a lawn of tall grass. They are identified as Olaf Olson and Louise Petersen. Olaf is standing to the left of his sister. He is wearing knickerbockers, tall socks, and a shirt with the sleeves rolled up. His hands are in his pockets. To his right is Louise, who is wearing a dress and a cape. Behind the pair is a tree and a partially visible automobile.
[Wedding Portrait of Harold Hansen and Ella Olsen Hansen]
Black and white photograph of a newlywed couple posed for a portrait together. The groom, Harold A. Hansen is seated to the left and the bride, Ella Olsen Hansen, is seated to the right, although she is slightly more elevated than Harold. Harold is wearing a dark suit jacket; underneath, he is wearing a round-collared shirt and a white tie with a tiny pin attached to it. Ella is wearing a white blouse that may be part of a dress; the collar on it is made of lace and has a pin at its center. Their bodies from the torso down are not visible due to a deep vignetting at the bottom of the photograph.
Andrew & Dagny Jensen Marriage License
Marriage license provided to Anders Jessen Jensen and Dagny Andersen from the Wharton County courthouse. There is a black and white illustration at the very top of the document of a bell composed entirely of small flowers, with a leafy vine emerging from the back of the bell and encircling it in an arc. This bell is inside a circular motif with decorative geometric elements around the edge, and is flanked on both sides by bold, Old English text that declares the document as a Marriage License. Hand-written text has been placed in several areas: where it calls for the names of the couple, dates, signatures, etc. The actual ceremony was ordained by Pastor J. A. M. Rodholm. When closed, the information provided in the opened document is condensed into the upper half of the document's back.
1923 Confirmation
A black and white postcard of a confirmation class belonging to the [Danevang Lutheran Church]. On the front of the postcard is an image of the class standing by a niche of the building's exterior. Eight girls in white dresses are seated in front of a row of five boys in dark suits and ties. The girls' feet rest on a grassy lawn. An older male identified as Pastor Rodlhom stands in the middle of the back row amongst the boys.
[Berndt Family Children]
Color copy photograph of a black and white Berndt family portrait, consisting of one boy and six girls. Three of the girls sit on a wicker chair while the three remaining girls and one boy stand around it. In the center of the back row is Andreas Berndt, 17, on his right is Marie, aged 13. Standing on the wicker chair in front of Marie is her sister Anna, aged 4. Seated on the same piece of furniture are Meta, aged 7, and Helena, who is 1 and is sitting on the arm of the chair. Standing by Helena and Andreas is Ingeborg, aged 10.
[Danevang School Class of 1923]
Photograph of the Danevang School class of 1923 standing before, presumably, the school building's entrance. There is an open window to the right side of the photograph, and behind the doorway, a light is seen. From left to right, the front row has been identified as unknown, Bertha Thyssen, unknown, Ida Nielsen, unknown, Jean Petersen Michaelsen, Dorothy Berkman, Alts Petersen, Ellen Nelsen, and unknown. Names have been provided for the second and third row but it cannot be stated with certainly to whom they apply. From left to right, the fourth row has been identified as Marianna Berndt, Laura Petersen, Marvin Petersen, and Harry Hermansen. On the back of the photograph, rough patches of black paper remain from wherever the photograph was torn out of.
Marius & Gertrude Hansen
Photograph of a man and woman dressed formally in front of a blank, dark-colored backdrop. The man, identified as Marius Hansen, wears a suit jacket with a flower pinned to his lapel over a shirt and bow tie. The woman to the right of him has been identified as Gertrude Hansen, his wife. She is wearing a bridal gown, pearl necklace, and a veil attached to the back of her hair by two rows of laurel wreath headbands. A large bouquet of flowers is in front of them in the foreground. This is presumably their wedding portrait.
[Portrait of Confirmation Class of 1923]
Copy print of a portrait of the confirmation class of 1923 in front of a church in Danevang, Texas. There are thirteen confirmands and their pastor, J. A. Rodholm. The young ladies are seated in front, wearing white dresses. The boys are standing in the back wearing suits and ties. Names are provided on the back of the photograph. There is no first name given for the second boy from the left. His last name is Hermansen, according to the information on the back.
[Portrait of Doris Andersen Seated on Chair]
Studio photograph of a young girl, identified as Doris Andersen, seated on the left armrest of a wicker chair. There is a painted backdrop behind her. She wears a dark dress with light-colored socks and a pair of single-strap shoes. The photograph has been placed inside the small triangular inserts of a stiff paper frame that bears, on its right bottom corner, the name of the photography studio where the image was taken. This was then pasted into a textured fold-out folder.
[Rasmussen Family Building a Windmill]
Copy negative of a black and white photograph of three men atop a windmill during its construction, as seen from dog's eye view. One man sits on a top corner while the two other men stand or balance on the cross beams. All of the men are wearing shirts and pants; two of the men are wearing hats.
[Theodore Jensen with Game]
Copy negative print of a young man, identified as Theodore Jensen, standing next to a vehicle in hunting hear. Around his belt, there are five, dead winged animals. There are five more tied to front grill of the car next to him. He appears to be holding a kind of shovel or long spatula on his left hand. In the back, there is a two-story structure with a steep hip roof and a chimney at the very top. A garage overhang is to the left.
[Two Photographs of Danevang Citizens, Mounted and Labeled]
Copy photograph of two black and white photographs that have been mounted on a dark mat with descriptive labels. The top photograph is of Bodel Petersen (a.k.a. Bestemor Petersen) on her 90th birthday. She is seated on a leather chair on an enclosed porch whose banisters are visible. She is wearing glasses, a white blouse, and a skirt. Her hands are placed in her lap. A patterned border frames the picture. Below the photograph is a label denoting the event and both her birth date and death date. Underneath that label is another photograph, which depicts the four daughters of Laurits Lauritsen and their husbands. The four couples are standing in front of a wooden-sided building on which a single window is visible. The men are all dressed in suits and the women are all wearing long skirts or dresses. Clumps of dirt are piled before the group. A label listing the people included in the picture is directly below the photograph.
Wedding of Elna Petersen and Michael Mikkelsen
Black and white postcard of a wedding party posed for a portrait in front of a building. The bride and the groom are standing just left of the group's center. The bride, Elna Petersen, is cradling a bouquet of white flowers, and wearing a veil with a white dress. Several women that may be her bridesmaids are standing in the front row are also wearing white dresses and holding bouquets. The groom, Michael Mikkelsen, is standing to the right of Elna. Seated in front of the standing adults is a group of children. Two large bushes frame the group on either side.