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Description: Copy negative of the 1961 confirmation class of Danevang Lutheran Church, which is located in Wharton County, Texas. The students are all wearing long white robes. From left to right, top to bottom, the students pictured are Donald Dippel, James Olson, and Bruce Lauritsen in the top row; and Kathleen Skow and Sharon Andersen in the bottom row.
Description: Black and white photograph of a Confirmation class dressed in religious robes, standing on the steps of Danevang Lutheran Church. The group consists of three girls, one of whom wears glasses. The three boys each sport a bow tie. A window is visible to the right of the group. A portion of the image is missing due to the lifting of a previously affixed label.
Description: Color photograph of one boy and three girls, all of whom are dressed in formal attire. The girls are wearing white dresses and the boy is wearing a white button-up shirt, bow tie, and black pants. They are standing outdoors to the right of a large bush. An open field with a few trees makes up the background.
Description: Color photograph of a confirmation class dressed in white religious robes, posed in front of an altar that has at its center a robed figure of Jesus Christ. There are six girls, three boys, and three adults who are identified as Pastor Eric Moller, his wife Mrs. Erik Moller, and the organist, Louise Petersen.
Description: Color photograph of a small confirmation class dressed in religious robes posed indoors in front of what looks like an altar in the background. A girl and two boys are accompanied by an older man in a dark suit and tie who is identified as Pastor Eric Moller.
Description: Color photograph of a confirmation class dressed in white religious robes and standing in front of an altar that has a religious figure in its center. The group is composed of seven boys and two girls who are accompanied by an older man in a dark suit, identified as Pastor Eric Moller.
Description: Black and white photograph of a group of people gathered for a portrait at a celebration in honor of Abelone Harton and Louise Harton, who are commemorating their wedding anniversary. The group is arranged in several rows behind a table where the eldest individuals are seated. The table has been set with plates and utensils and has a tiered cake at its center. A thick, velvet curtain monogrammed with a "D" is directly above the group of people. On the back of the photograph, a handwritten note reads, "Dear Abelone and all of yours: herewith our best wishes for a good Christmas and a happy new year for you all. From Aunt Stephanie & Uncle Peter, Dec. 15, 1961."
Description: Photograph of members of the Danevang 4-H Club in front of a wooden wall. The girls wear dresses, and the boys wear jeans with short and long-sleeved shirts. Six girls are in the back, identified from left to right as Ruth Allenson, Glenda Christensen, Idel Bram, Jane Laustrup, Dorothy Waldman, and Beverly Elaine Waldman. In the front row, from left to the right, the boys have been identified as Timmy Nielsen, Johnny Brodsgaard, Vernon Bram, Kenneth Christensen, and Dennis Andersen. There is a Danish Heritage Society stamp on the back of the photograph which also lists their address.
Description: Copy negative of the inside of the Danevang Service Station in Danevang, Texas, which is located in Wharton County. In the image, Donald Dippel, Sr. and Dorabel Hansen Dippel are standing behind the counter in the service station. Two of their children are sitting on top of the counter.
Description: Photograph of a group of primarily older women gathered around Mr. and Mrs. Marius Thyssen's living room. Their names, from left to right are "Mrs. Erik Moller, Mrs. Otto (Agnes) Hansen, Agnes Hansen, Anna Lykke, Ida Thyssen, Mary Andersen, Anna Nygaard Nelsen, Reverend Moller, Abelona Wind Harton, Mrs. Jimmy Jensen, and Emil Svensson.
Description: Photograph of elder men and women standing outside in front of a house. The majority of the women wear knee-length, green dresses. The others wearing red, white and black. The men are dressed in formal attire. The only person identified is the woman on the far left, Abelone Harton. There is a plant on the right corner of the photograph.
Description: Photograph of a group of older people gathered in a living room. Their names from left to right are Reverend Eric Moller, Agnes Hansen, Anna Lykke, Ida Thyssen, Mary Andersen, Anna Nygaard, Elizabeth Juhl, Abelona Harton, Emil Svensson, and Marius Thyssen.
Description: Copy print of a group portrait taken in a meeting hall in 1964. There are fifteen people sitting around a table with glasses and coffee cups. There are some green books on the table as well. Fourteen of the people are identified by accompanying information. They are, from left to right, Jane Klaustrup, Sharon Andersen, Wayne Andersen, Dorothy, Frode Andersen, Ruth Brodsgaard, Rena Howard, Carl Howard, J. Bruce Hansen, James Sralla, Jeanne Hansen Sralla, Myrna Hansen, Glenda Christensen, and Debbie Wind. Dorothy is only identified as Sharon's mother. Her last name is not given.
Description: Photograph of a group of people standing in front of two large trees. From left to right, they have been identified as Johnny Brodsgaard, Chris Brodsgaard, Dorene Brodsgaard, and Michael Brodsgaard. The two men on the left wear dark-colored suits. The one on the far right is more casually dressed in a striped shirt and trousers. The young girl between them wears a sleeveless blouse and pleated skirt. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph lists their names.
Date: May 1964
Description: Photograph of an older woman receiving a wooden plaque from an older man wearing a suit. The woman is Joyce Petersen, who receives a plaque of appreciation after working at the Farmer's Co-op in Danevang for 25 years.