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4-H Dancers

Description: Photograph of a group of young girls posing for the camera in front of a curtain backdrop. They are wearing traditional Danish costumes, which consists of a pointed hat with ribbon attachments, a vest-like bodice tied across their bust, and a tied apron over a full skirt with horizontal stripes running across the bottom of the skirt. On the back row, from left to right, the girls have been identified as Jane Laustrup, Neva Bram, Peggy Bram, Sharon Krag, and Annette Waldman. On the front row, from left to right, they have been identified as Carolyn Lauritsen, Sharon Roberts, Beverly Waldman, and Eleanor Berndt. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph lists their names again, and a secondary, upside down blue line of text reads, "Danish Dancers, Return to Lillian Roberts".
Date: 1950/1959
Item Type: Photograph

4-H Dancers

Description: Photograph of a group of young girls posing for the camera in front of a curtain backdrop. They are wearing traditional Danish costumes, which consists of a pointed hat with ribbon attachments, a vest-like bodice tied across their bust, and a tied apron over a full skirt with horizontal stripes running across the bottom of the skirt. On the back row, from left to right, the girls have been identified as Jane Laustrup, Neva Bram, Peggy Bram, Sharon Krag, and Annette Waldman. On the front row, from left to right, they have been identified as Carolyn Lauritsen, Sharon Roberts, Beverly Waldman, and Eleanor Berndt. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph lists their names again, and a secondary, upside down blue line of text reads, "Danish Dancers, Return to Lillian Roberts".
Date: 1950/1959
Item Type: Photograph

4-H Girls in Danish Costumes

Description: Copy negative of a group of 4-H girls dressed in Danish costumes, dancing around a Christmas tree in the Danevang Community Hall, located in Wharton County. Eight young girls are wearing dresses and hats, and they are holding hands with each other.
Date: December 1958
Item Type: Photograph

1953 Confirmation Class

Description: Copy negative of the 1953 Confirmation class at Danevang Lutheran Church, which is located in Wharton County. In the picture, four young boys and two young girls are standing outside the church. They are wearing suits and dresses. From left to right, the members pictured are Alfred Gann, unknown boy, Jeanne Swendsen, Anna Marie Smith, Howard Ledwig and Allen Lauritsen.
Date: 1953
Item Type: Photograph

[1955 Confirmation Class of the Danevang Lutheran Church]

Description: Color photograph of a group of youth standing outside of the Danevang Lutheran Church which is partially visible behind them. The group is comprised of several girls and a few boys. The girls are all wearing dresses and the boys are wearing suits and have floral boutonnieres pinned to their lapels. A girl in a green dress and a girl in a white dress standing next to her are both holding books in their hands. The door of the building in the background is open.
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[1958 Confirmation Class]

Description: Photograph of the 1958 confirmation class and their pastor gathered for a group picture inside a church. Behind them, inside a small alcove is a statue of Jesus Christ with hands outspread in front of him looking down. They are all wearing formal attire. The boys wear two-piece suits and the girls are in light-colored dresses. They all have corsages pinned to their chests. From left to right, they have been identified as: Top row: Harold Smith, Ronnie Dippel, David Hildpold, Lilburn Shulty (possibly), and Pastor Jespersen. Bottom row: Gendra Bram (possibly), Marilyn Thaysen, Beverly Waldman, and "Mike" Brodsgaard. These names are also hand-written on the back of the photograph in black ink.
Date: 1958
Item Type: Photograph

Aerial View of Brodsgaard Farm

Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of the Brodsgaard family farm in Wharton County, Texas. In the image, a large field is pictured, and in the center of the field, there is a two-story home as well as several other one-story buildings. According to sources, the farm belonged to Soren Brodsgaard, and was later given to his son, Chris Brodsgaard.
Date: 1952~
Item Type: Photograph

Aerial View of Danevang Co-op

Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of the Danevange Farmers Cooperative Society, as noted on the front of the photograph. The co-op is located in Danevange, Texas.
Date: 1954
Item Type: Photograph

Aerial View of Danevang School

Description: Aerial photograph of Danevang School in Danevang, Texas. It is the largest building in the photograph: a single-story structure with a mansard roof with dark shingles and several windows on the first floor. A small playground to the right consists of a few see-saws and a swing set. Further right, a basketball court can be seen. To the left, there appears to be a gas station. The building is amidst a large, rural farm area. Besides the gas station and the school building, there are only a few other buildings, possibly homes, and land that has been tilled.
Date: October 1954
Item Type: Photograph

[Berndt Homes]

Description: Photograph of two houses near a well-plowed field with two sheds and a car parked beside the smallest shed. The second story near the upper part of the photograph belongs to Andreas Hansen Berndt, and the one story belongs to Niels Christian Berndt.
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Boy Scouts]

Description: Photograph of eight young boys, six in traditional Boy Scout uniform, with a woman with curled hair standing behind them.
Date: 1955~
Item Type: Photograph

Combing Rice

Description: Copy negative of Otto Bram combing and harvesting rice on his farm in Wharton County, Texas. Otto is sitting in a large tractor in the middle of his rice field.
Date: 1953
Item Type: Photograph

Confirmation 1955

Description: Color photograph of formally dressed people standing on the lawn of a white building which is visible in the background. The first row is composed of six girls, all of whom are wearing dresses. The back row is made up two boys who are only visible from the neck up.
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph

Confirmation 1956

Description: Black and white photograph of a confirmation class standing on the steps of [Danevang Lutheran Church] in formal attire. The group is composed of six girls in dresses, six boys in white shirts and ties, and one male in the back wearing a suit. On either side of the group, two hand rails and two windows are visible in the background.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph

Confirmation Class - 1958

Description: Copy negative of the 1958 confirmation class of Danevang Lutheran Church, which is located in Wharton County, Texas. In the photograph, eight confirmation students are dressed in suits and dresses, and they are standing at the altar of the church with their pastor. From left to right, top to bottom, the individuals pictured are Harold Smith, Ronnie Wind, David Hiltpold, Lilburn Schultz, and Pastor Ronald Jespersen in the top row, and Neva Ray Bram, Marilyn Thaysen, Beverly Waldman, and Mike Brodsgaard in the bottom row.
Date: 1958
Item Type: Photograph

[Cub Scout Group]

Description: Photograph of a group of young boys in Boy Scout uniform standing in front of two women and a man in the front yard of a house.
Date: 1955~
Item Type: Photograph

Danevang Baseball Team 1950

Description: Black and white photograph taken at the Danevang baseball diamond of a baseball team in uniforms. The team is accompanied by their managers, Fred "Densky" Hansen and J.O. Olson. One team member is laying down in front of the rest of the team members, who are either seated in the second row or standing in the back row.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph