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Danevang School 1927

Description: Copy negative of ninth and tenth grade students at the Danevang School in Danevang, Texas. The students are grouped in three rows in front of the school house. Two boys in the center of the group hold a sign reading "Danevang High, Feb. 8 1927, Miss. Jones." All of the boys are wearing long-sleeve collared shirts. The girls are wearing dresses and have bobbed haircuts.
Date: unknown

O. W. Schaer

Description: Copy negative of the home of O.W. Schaer, purchased from Matt Skov in 1918. The two story house lies two miles east of Danevang, Texas. A girl and boy stand in front of the house, which has a wire fence around the property.
Date: unknown

August Schaer Family

Description: Copy negative of the Schaer family, standing in three rows outside of their home. From left to right, Marie, Louis, Charlie, and Henry stand in the back row. Mr. and Mrs. Schaer stand in the middle row, and O.W. and Helena stand in the front row.
Date: unknown

Roger Leroy & Kenneth Mads Andersen

Description: Copy negative of brothers Roger and Kenneth Andersen standing in front of a tractor at Hans Andersen's farm. The younger brother, who is wearing overalls over a short-sleeved collared shirt and lace-up shoes, is standing slightly in front of the older brother, who is wearing coveralls.
Date: unknown

New Overland Car

Description: Copy negative of eighteen-month old Doris Andersen, daughter of Hans and Anna Andersen, sitting on the side rail of her parent's new Overland car. Doris is wearing a light-colored sleeveless dress with a scalloped hem, ankle socks, and t-strap shoes.
Date: unknown

R B Store and Post Office

Description: Copy negative of the R. B. Department Store and post office in Danevang, Texas. The store was owned by Otto and Einer Harton. The one-story building features a whitewashed store front with a square awning that shades the windows and door. Two signs hang from the front of the building; one reads "R.B. Dept. Store" and the other "Danevang Post Office". The area in front of the store is covered with concrete, and trees are visible around the property.
Date: unknown

[Peter "Bachelor Pete" Petersen in Front of his Home]

Description: Photograph of a man, identified as Peter "Bachelor Pete" J. A. Petersen, standing before his home in Danevang, Texas. He is dressed in formal attire in a three piece suit. A small tree, a few windows, and the house's shingles can be seen in the back. There is hand-written text in pencil on the back of the photograph which reads, "Lester reproduced this from another picture. Thought you might want one." It then names the subject of the picture, "Batchelor Pete Petersen [sic]".
Date: unknown

[Gymnastics Team in a Circle]

Description: Postcard of a group of adolescent boys standing in a circle. They hold their arms outstretched on either side, forming a smaller circle in the middle where an adult male stands with his arms resting on each side. They are in front of a gymnasium in Minnesota, which is partially seen in the background. A few trees are off to the right. On the back of the postcard, hand-written text reads, "Gymnastics team in front of gym at Tyler MN. This building still in use 2001."
Date: unknown

Quarterly Occupation Tax Receipt Number 165

Description: Quarterly occupation tax receipt given to P. B. Bundick of Matagorda County in Texas for his occupation of Ferryman. Mr. Bundick appears have paid a total of $5.46 on this particular quarter. The transaction was confirmed by the comptroller of public accounts, whose signature can be seen on the bottom right corner.
Date: 1887

[Peter J. A. Petersen About to Board Flight]

Description: Photograph of a man, identified as Peter J. A. Petersen, traveling by Braniff Airline to Minnesota from Houston, Texas, to attend his daughter Elna Mickelsen's funeral. He is dressed in formal attire and holds a folded coat on his right arm. Standing in front of the airplane, the wing's propeller, a few windows, and the staircase leading up to the inside are visible.
Date: July 1954

[Peter J. A. Petersen in his Home]

Description: Photograph of a man, identified as Peter A. J. Petersen, sitting in his home at Danevang, Texas. He is on the left side of the photograph, seated in a wooden chair, smoking a pipe, and reading off of a piece of paper. A window to the left is letting in large amounts of light. There is a wooden table in front of the man with a floral centerpiece and an array of papers surrounding it. Behind him, there is a desk with several items stacked inside it. Photographs, bottles, and different types of decor are resting on top. A large wooden door is to the right, and farther right, another chair. There is a hand-written note on the back of the photograph that has been crossed out and reworded.
Date: 1940~

[Hans J. Nelsen on Motorcycle]

Description: Photograph of a man, identified as Hans J. Nelsen, sitting on a motorcycle in front of a row of parked cars. Two of the automobiles are inside an external garage. The man appears to be dressed in a military-style uniform, judging by his high-riding boots and pointed cap.
Date: unknown

[Confirmation Class in Front of Old Church]

Description: Photograph of a group of children in front of an old church in Danevang, Texas. There is a large tree off to the right of the photograph. The children are dressed in formal attire; the girls wear light-colored dresses and the boys wear suits. Accompanying information has provided names, but it cannot be stated with certainty to whom they apply.
Date: 1941

[Danevang School, Class of 1936, Grades 8-9]

Description: A copy negative of a black and white photograph depicting grades 8-9 of the Danevang School in 1936. There are four discernible rows of people; the arrangement is a mixture of males and females. The man on the very left of the second row, wearing a suit and tie, is Principal Laure Praytor. His wife, teacher Inez Praytor, stands on the right end of the third row. The girls all wear dresses while the boys are wearing button-up shirts and pants. The entire group is posed in front of a white building, identified as the Danevang School. The building's exterior facade and three windows are visible.
Date: 1936

Loading Hay into Barn

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of a man wearing a hat while standing on a giant pile of hay that rests in front of a barn. According to accompanying information, the barn is part of P.J. Petersen's farm. A cow grazes in front of the pile. In the foreground is more hay and in the background part of a tree is visible behind the barn.
Date: unknown

Neils Berndt Home

Description: Photograph of a two-story home in Danevang, Texas. It has blue siding, several windows, and is surrounded by large trees. A wheelbarrow and other farm tools are on the left side. On the right, there is a red pick-up truck facing a closed gate. A brown horse is farther to the right, with his head down to the floor. Accompanying information states that the home belonged to Neil Berndt, before it was destroyed by a fire in 1990.
Date: unknown

Neils Berndt Home

Description: Photograph of a two-story home in Danevang, Texas. It has blue siding, several windows, and is surrounded by large trees. There is a series of wooden and metal posts lined alongside a dirt walkway that lead up to two parked automobiles on the far right. They appear to be in front of an open, outdoor garage. Accompanying information states that the home originally belonged to Neils Berndt, before it was destroyed by a fire in 1990. Ownership of the home transferred to George and Robbie Stall, but it does not state if this happened before or after the fire.
Date: 1986

N. C. Krag Later Walter Nielsen Home

Description: Photograph of a two-story home in Danevang, Texas. It has blue siding, a front porch covered by an overhang supported by four columns, and several windows. A set of steps lead up to the porch, where some objects have been left around the corners. There is a wire fence surrounding the back, and the home is located in a grassy terrain.
Date: unknown