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[Photograph of 1895 Danevang Community Hall]

Description: Copy negative of a group of families standing in four rows outside of the Danevang Community Hall. Two women sit inside of carriage harnessed to a horse. An American and Danish flag flag are raised on a flagpole next to the center.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang Fire House

Description: Copy negative of the Danevang Fire Department, which is located in Wharton County, Texas. In the image, there is a large one-story building with three garage doors, and there is a white sign above the building that reads, "Danevang Vol. Fire Dept."
Date: 1972
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Portrait of Madsen Children]

Description: Studio photograph of three Madsen children in front of a hanging backdrop in a well-lit space. They are standing on a rug. There are two boys and one girl. The boys are wearing belted outfits, boots, and a kind of lace neck-piece around the collar of their shirts. The girl is wearing a light-colored dress and triple-strap flat shoes. She stands on a chair in between the two boys. User Feedback: "This photo is of 3 BOYS of the Chris Madsen family from Danevang. The boy on the left is Frederick. The boy on the right is Dr. Alva Charles Madsen. The child on the chair in the middle is actually a boy also----my father H.D. Madsen. My grandmother dressed him as a girl until the 4th child, Dr. Martha Madsen, was born." The photograph is not matted. It appears as though it was, but was actually scanned and later printed on photo paper as a single item.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Anna Nygaard

Description: Photograph of Anna Nygaard standing outside holding a baby in her right hand. Her head is turned towards the baby as she leans slightly to the left. She is wearing a patterned, lightweight dress that goes below her knees. A rocking chair is behind her and behind that, an out-of-focus tree in direct sunlight, outside of the cast shadow that covers Anna and the chair. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph states "Anna Nygaard".
Date: 1910/1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society