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[1921 Confirmation Class]

Description: 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.
Date: 1921
Item Type: Photograph

1922 Confirmation

Description: 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.
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph

[1922 Confirmation Class]

Description: Photograph of five young men, a pastor, and four young women posed in front of a white church. Their names are Herman Krag, Knud Strarup, Niels Petersen, Olaf Hansen, Oscar Smith, Asta Nygaard, Emma Sophia Hansen, Pastor Rodholm, Marie Harton, and Marie Magdalene Ingvardsen.
Date: April 9, 1922
Item Type: Photograph

1923 Confirmation

Description: 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.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph

1924 Confirmation

Description: A black and white photograph of a confirmation class belonging to the [Danevang Lutheran Church]. Four girls in white dresses stand in front of a row of five boys in dark suits and ties. They are posed before a set of doors.
Date: 1924
Item Type: Photograph

1924 Confirmation Class

Description: Photograph of the 1924 Danevang Ansgar Lutheran Church confirmation class, consisting of a group of adolescent boys and girls separated into two rows. The back row is composed of the boys, who wear similar dark three-piece suits. The front row consists of the girls, who wear light-colored dresses. Their hair has been styled in short bobs. Names have been provided, but have been matched properly in another photograph where they were in different positions (see note).
Date: May 25, 1924
Item Type: Photograph

1924 Confirmation Class

Description: Photograph of the 1924 Danevang Ansgar Lutheran Church confirmation class, consisting of a group of adolescent boys and girls. They are standing on the front steps of the church, wearing formal attire and separated into rows by gender, with the girls in the front and the boys in the back. Additionally, there is an unidentified man behind the boys standing in front of a set of double doors. The girls, from left to right, have been identified as Marie Brodsgaard, Dagny M. Hansen, Ester Juhl, and Esther Knudsen. The boys have been identified from left to right as Hans F. Hansen, Ejolf Larsen Wind, J. C. Theodor Jensen, Harry Lauritsen, and Eddie Petersen.
Date: May 25, 1924
Item Type: Photograph

1925 Confirmation

Description: A black and white photograph of a confirmation class belonging to the {Danevang Lutheran Church]. The group, consisting of five boys and six girls, stand on the steps in front of the church doors. The boys are dressed in dark three piece suits while the girls are wearing white dresses. Two boys have hats; one holds his hat in front of his legs while the other holds his hat down by his side. A label has been affixed to the front of the photograph, listing in handwriting the names of those in the picture.
Date: 1925
Item Type: Photograph

1925 Confirmation Class

Description: Photograph of an all-female confirmation class in Danevang, Texas. They are standing on a dirt road holding hands. They wear knee-length dresses with stockings and heeled strap shoes. They have been identified by their first name only, from left to right, as Agnes, Katherine, Annie, Ellen, Emma, Lila, and Myrtle. This information is hand-written in blue ink on the top. A geometric, decorative border surrounds the photograph.
Date: 1925
Item Type: Photograph

1927 Confirmation

Description: Black and white photograph of a confirmation class standing in front of the [Danevang Lutheran Church]. Three girls in white dresses and eight boys wearing three-piece suits stand on the steps of the building. The church's front windows and doors are visible behind the group. A decorative border frames the picture.
Date: 1927
Item Type: Photograph

1929 Confirmation

Description: A black and white photograph of a mixed group of nine male individuals and seven girls posed for their confirmation class picture. They stand on the steps in front of the [Danevang Lutheran Church]. The church's front windows and doors are visible. The men are wearing suits and the girls are wearing white dresses. Many of the girls have a flower pinned to their dress. The photograph is framed in a decorative border.
Date: 1929
Item Type: Photograph

Accordion Player

Description: Copy print of a young man, identified as Glen Hutson, standing on a wooden boardwalk leaning against a railing. Behind him, there is a disorderly woodland of different species of plants and trees. He wears a hat, pants and matching waistcoat, and small bow-tie. With both hands, he holds an accordion. Accompanying information states that Glen married Ester Knudsen and had one child, Elsie Laverne Hutson Christensen.
Date: 1927~
Item Type: Photograph

[The Allenson Family]

Description: Black and white photograph of a family standing outdoors. The members include a mother, a father, and their two children; an unidentified man is also standing with them. On the far left is Kristine Allenson, wife to John Allenson. Their children, Clifford and Leo, are both standing in front of the adults and looking downward. The younger child is standing in front of his mother while his older sibling is seated on a tricycle.
Date: September 1929
Creator: Newton, Carl D.
Item Type: Photograph

Andrew & Dagny Jensen Marriage License

Description: 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.
Date: December 29, 1922
Creator: Kral, F. L.
Item Type: Legal Document

Andrew Jensen Home

Description: Photograph of a single-story home in Danevang, Texas, belonging to Andrew Jensen. The photograph was taken from the street, capturing the gravel road and the front lawn, which has been cut short. The house is bordered by a series of bushes. It has white siding and intersecting shingled gable roofs. A chimney and antenna are on the top hip.
Date: 1920/1970
Item Type: Photograph

At the Bay

Description: Copy negative of Margaret Juhl and her husband Arnold Juhl sitting on the beach at the East Bay in Palacios, Texas.
Date: 1921
Item Type: Photograph

Baby With Chickens and Cat

Description: 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.
Date: 1921
Item Type: Photograph

[Baseball Pirates]

Description: Photograph of thirteen young men in baseball uniforms with the word "Pirates" emblazoned on the front.
Date: 1927
Item Type: Photograph

[Berdnt Family at H.J Berdnt Farm]

Description: Photograph of the Berndt family standing on a dirt road. They are each holding long, slender sticks pointed to the ground, with the exception of the woman on the far right, who holds hers towards the sky. In the background, a series of leafless trees and tall grasses lead up to a farm-like structure in the distance. A decorative border surrounds the photograph. Some of the individuals have been identified. From left to right, they are: unknown, unknown, Emma Berndt (possibly), unknown, Anne Berndt, Meta Berndt, unknown, unknown, Marie Berndt. On the back, hand-written text reads, "Creek thru H.J. Berndt. House where arrow heads were picked up. Early 1920's. L-R. ??, Emma Berndt?, ?, Anne Berndt, Meta Berndt, ??, Marie Berndt." Two stamps have also been made, both in purple. The first reads, "20 514". The second: " This is a genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made by Fox Co. San Antonio, Texas, Copyright 1925 by Carl (last name is illegible)".
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph

[Berndt Family Children]

Description: 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.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph