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1980 Confirmation

Description: A color photograph taken in 1980 of a group dressed in religious robes standing indoors and between two wooden banisters. The group is comprised of two girls and two boys, whose robes are red, and an older man, identified as Pastor Donald Kenning, who stands behind them dressed in white. In the background a bouquet of flowers sits on the left and a chair sits against a wall on the right.
Date: 1980
Item Type: Photograph

1983 Confirmation

Description: Color photograph of a confirmation class standing outside of the [Danevang Lutheran Church] dressed in white religious robes with red flowers pinned to their chests. One man in front wears a red stole and a necklace with a cross pendant. The rest of the group is comprised of four girls and one boy. They each have a red flower pinned to their robe. The building's doors and exterior facade as well as a handrail are visible behind them.
Date: 1983
Item Type: Photograph

1985 Confirmation

Description: Color photograph of a confirmation class dressed in white standing in front of the [Danevang Lutheran Church] whose door is open. Two girls are wearing white dresses and four boys are wearing white robes. An older man identified as Pastor Dan Lauderdale stands to the right of them and is wearing a red stole and a white robe embellished with red crosses. Each member of the class except for Pastor Lauderdale has a red flower pinned to their chest.
Date: 1985
Item Type: Photograph

1987 Confirmation

Description: Color photograph of an all-female confirmation class standing indoors posed against a wall in the [Danevang Lutheran Church]. Each girl is wearing a white dress. The individual in the center of the group, identified as Pastor Deana Voges, wears a stole and a necklace with a cross pendant and is supporting herself with crutches. In the foreground a book with red page edges is sitting open on a platform. Behind the girls is a table with a bowl and some candles on it; to the right of the girls is a wooden chair.
Date: 1987
Item Type: Photograph

1987 Confirmation [Donald Oldag]

Description: Color portrait of Donald Oldag visible from the chest up, posed against a blue background. He has braces and wears a pastel-colored shirt. Donald Oldag was part of the 1987 confirmation class at [Danevang Lutheran Church]
Date: 1987
Item Type: Photograph

1988 Confirmation

Description: Color photograph of a pair of youth standing indoors in front of an altar. The two individuals are posed on a red-carpeted floor; the girl wears a blue shirt, a denim skirt and white shoes while the boy wears a white t-shirt, black pants, sneakers, and sunglasses. The altar behind the pair features a cross at its center; a candlestick directly below the cross is visible between the individuals' heads. Two wooden banisters, a microphone, and two furled flags are also in the background.
Date: 1988
Item Type: Photograph

90th Celebration

Description: Color photograph of the chapel inside of the Danevang Lutheran Church. A woman stands at the front of the chapel near the altar. At the center of the altar is a table on top of which are two lit candlesticks and a candelabra. Above the table hangs a cross. A few rows of pews are visible in the foreground.
Date: October 1985
Item Type: Photograph

[90th Homecoming Celebration, Danevang Lutheran Church]

Description: Color photograph of a group of people gathered together for a meal in the mess hall at an unidentified location. Several adults are seated at long banquet tables covered in gingham-patterned table covers; many of them have platefuls of food in front of them. Some concession style windows where food is being served are visible to the left; a few people are lined up to be served. Above the windows is a banner that reads, "Vars' Co!" as well as a few Danish flag decals.
Date: October 1985
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial View of Danevang Lutheran Church]

Description: Black and white photograph of an aerial view of the Danevang Lutheran Church and the surrounding land, which includes a cemetery. A group of people are gathered outside of the front of the church. A system of dirt roads is visible going around the perimeter of the land. The plot of land just adjacent to the church's land is the cemetery; it has numerous tombstones planted on its surface.
Date: May 1986
Item Type: Photograph

Alfred & Joyce Wind Home

Description: Photograph of a single-story brick home in Danevang, Texas, belonging to Alfred and Joyce Wind. The house has an intersecting gable roof with dark-colored shingles. The pediments created by the roofs have been covered with wooden siding; the rest of the walls are covered in alternating dark brick. Two small trees are on the front lawn, and a third much larger tree can be seen behind the house.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Altar Candleholders]

Description: Black and white photograph of the altar in the Danevang Lutheran Church. The alter contains a pair of brass candle holders and a candelabrum on the mantel. On either side of the altar table are two smaller tables with shallow metal dishes on them. A figurine in the shape of a lamb sits at the base of the altar.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

Arnold Juhl Home now Manuel Barosh

Description: Photograph of a single-story residence in Danevang, Texas, built by Arnold Juhl but later owned by Manuel Barosh. There is a wire fence in the foreground. The house has intersecting gable roofs with gray shingles, white horizontal siding, several double-hung windows, and a front patio with a small overhang. There are various toys in the front lawn near the brick steps of the front entrance. Among them, there appears to be a wagon and a bicycle for a small child.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

Berdnt Family Home

Description: Photograph of a two-story home in Danevang, Texas, belonging to the Berndt family. Accompanying information states it was first owned by Hans Berndt, and later, by Christian Berndt, his son. The house has intersecting gable roofs and several double-hung windows on both floors. The front patio overhang is created by a roof projection that slopes downwards and is supported on the front by four slender columns. There are three visible trees in the foreground and a gas tank off to the right.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

Brodsgaard raising flag

Description: Photograph of a man, identified as Chris Brodsgaard, raising an American flag at Danevang Lutheran Church cemetary. Three tombstones can be seen in the rightmost part of the photograph, as well as a few others beyond the paved sidewalk where Chris stands. The flag is at full-mast and blowing in the wind. Trees and a electrical poles are visible in the distance. A stamp on the back of the photograph indicates, "Danish Heritage Society P. O. BOX 386 Danevang, TX 77432".
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

Brodsgaard raising flag

Description: Photograph of a man, identified as Chris Brodsgaard, raising an American flag at a cemetery belonging to the Danevang Lutheran Church. He stands somewhat in the middle ground of the photograph. The flag is about three quarters of the whole way there. On the right of the photograph, three tombstones can be seen. A paved walkway bisects the scene. A few other tombstones can be observed after the walkway, as well as a few trees and a series of electrical poles that extend into the far distance. Hand-written text in black ink on the back of the photograph cannot be read with certainty, but it states that this is the location of a particular church. A diagonal text that succeeds it reads, "archives".
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

S. C. Swendsen Home

Description: Photograph of the S. C. Swendsen homestead property in Danevang, Texas. The photograph was taken far away, capturing the main two-story residence in the center surrounded by a field of crops. There also a few trees on its outer perimeter. The house has intersecting gable roofs and white siding. There is an overhang over the front entrance supported by four slender columns. Double-hung windows can be seen on the first and second floors.
Date: July 1985
Item Type: Photograph

S. C. Swendsen Home

Description: Photograph of a two-story house in Danevang, Texas, belonging to S. C. Swendsen. The house has intersecting gable roofs with gray shingles, horizontal white siding, and two overhangs on the first floor covered with the same gray shingles. They are each supported by slender columns. The photograph was taken a short distance away, capturing the front lawn and an outside garage that is to the right of the house. Additionally, there is a medium-sized tree on the front lawn.
Date: 1985
Item Type: Photograph

Carl & Gertrude Hansen Home

Description: Photograph of a two-story, red brick home in Danevang, Texas, belonging to Carl and Gertrude Hansen. The photograph was taken from the street, capturing the front lawn and a fairly large palm tree on the right side of the image. The house has a gable roof. There are two double hung-windows side by side in the front pediment. The front door is visible just underneath it. A series of bushes line the edge of the house on the left side. On the back of the photograph, three stamps have been made of the same leaping fox logo and the accompanying text that reads, "Fox Photo. This paper manufactured by Kodak Jul 85 - HOU".
Date: July 1985
Item Type: Photograph

Chris Larsen Home

Description: Photograph of a two-story home in Danevang, Texas, belonging to Mrs. Chris Larsen. The photograph was taken behind a parked car; the hood and antennae of the car are visible in the foreground. The house has white siding, double-hung windows, a shingled gabled roof, and an overhang supported by two slender columns. Next to the set of steps leading to the front porch is a rosebush. To the right and left of the house, as well as behind it, there are several tall, leafless trees. There are three pink stamps on the back of the photograph of a leaping fox with the accompanying text: "Fox Photo. This paper manufactured by Kodak Feb 83 - HOU".
Date: February 1983
Item Type: Photograph

Chris Larsen Home

Description: Photograph of a small, single-story house belonging to Mrs. Chris Larsen. Photograph was taken a short distance away, capturing the surrounding lawn, which has been cut short. Four double-hung windows in quick succession are on the left side of the house, followed by a door, and one more double-hung window on the right side, which is partially covered by a tree. There is a sticker that has been placed on the front bottom left corner of the photograph. It is covering what appears to be a fallen tree or the limbs of one. Red and yellow flowers line the outside perimeter of the house. There is hand-written text in blue ink on the back of the photograph, as well as two pink stamps of a leaping fox with accompanying text that reads, "Fox Photo. This paper manufactured by Kodak. Jul 85 - HOU".
Date: July 1985
Item Type: Photograph

Church Parsonage

Description: Photograph of a single-story building identified as a church parsonage. Taken a few yards from the entrance, the foreground shows well-trimmed short grasses and a few trees bordering the perimeter of the structure. Window and doors have been finished with a green trim. The garage door on the right side has been painted green as well. Underneath a shaded area in the rightmost side of the picture is a parked automobile.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph