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1914 School Photo

Description: Postcard of the Danevang School class of 1914 in front of a building. There are three visible windows. The students have been separated into boys and girls, with the girls standing in the center and the boys surrounding them on each side and behind them. The girls wear long, light-colored dresses belted at the waist. The boys wear formal attire. The girls have been identified, from left to right, as unknown, Esther Knudsen, Elna Petersen, Andrea Hansen, Emelia Andersen, Gertrude Strarup, and Christine Olsen. Three names have been provided for the boys but it cannot be stated with certainty to whom they apply. Black, rough patches of paper on the back of the postcard remain on each corner from wherever it was torn out of.
Date: 1914
Item Type: Postcard

[1915 Danevang Baseball Team]

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of the 1915 Danevang baseball team in uniforms, posed outdoors at the Danevang baseball diamond. They are arranged in three rows; four men are seated and five men are kneeling. Standing behind the team is one man, identified as the manager, Axel Petersen; he is not in uniform.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph

1919 Confirmation Class

Description: A black and white photograph of a confirmation class standing in front of the Danevang Lutheran Church, which has the inscription "ANS GAR KIRKE" above the doorway. The class consists of nine girls and two boys. The girls are wearing white dresses and a few of them have flowers pinned to their waists. The boys wear dark formal attire and dark hats. A clergyman identified as Reverend N. Moller accompanies the class.
Date: 1919
Item Type: Photograph

1920 Dodge Roadster

Description: Copy negative of Hans Andersen changing a flat tire on his 1920 Dodge Roadster during his honeymoon trip to California with his wife, Anna. Hans is squatting by the front left tire with a tool in his hand. Hans had to change thirty-five tires during the trip.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

1920 Dodge Roadster

Description: Copy negative of Hans Thorvald and Anna Andersen standing in front of their Dodge Roadster on their honeymoon in Parlier, California. Anna is wearing a loose long-sleeved shirt that gathers at both cuffs, a scarf tied around her neck, loose pants, and a hat with a gathered ribbon across the rim. Hans, who is standing beside Anna, is wearing a buttoned shirt, a tie, loose trousers, a tool belt, and is holding a hat in his hand. The couple had to change thirty-five flat tires on their honeymoon trip from California to Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[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

1931 Confirmation

Description: Black and white photograph of a confirmation class of the [Danevang Lutheran Church]. The class is comprised of thirteen girls and four boys who are arranged in two rows and are either sitting or standing. The girls are wearing white dresses and the boys are wearing dark suits and ties. An older man identified as Pastor N.P. Hald stands to the right of the class. Behind the group three windows are visible.
Date: 1931
Item Type: Photograph

1934 Confirmation

Description: A black and white photo of a confirmation class standing on the steps of a church. An elderly couple identified as Pastor N.P. Hald and Mrs. Hald stand in the middle of the youth, who are dressed formally.
Date: 1934
Item Type: Photograph

1936 Confirmation

Description: Black and white photo depicting the girls of the confirmation class of 1936 standing on the steps of the [Danevang Lutheran Church]. The girls, who are all wearing white dresses, are arranged in two rows. They are accompanied by a man in a dark suit and tie identified as Pastor A.E. Frost. Behind the group, the church doors and a faint inscription above it as well as two windows are visible.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph

1936 Confirmation

Description: Black and white photograph of a confirmation class standing in front of the [Danevang Lutheran Church]. A mixture of boys and girls dressed in formal attire are arranged on the steps before the church building which has the inscription "ANS GAR KIRKE" written on the arched window above its doors. Two other windows on either side of the doors are visible behind the group.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph

1936 Confirmation

Description: Black and white photo of the girls and boys of the 1936 confirmation class standing in front of the [Danevang Lutheran Church]. The girls stand front and center of the boys and Pastor Frost. The church doors and two windows are visible behind them.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph

[1936 Confirmation Class of Danevang Lutheran Church]

Description: Black and white photograph of an all-male confirmation class. The group of eleven boys are standing on the concrete steps in front of a white building, identified as Danevang Lutheran Church, featuring two windows and a set of doors with an arched window over it. They are all wearing suits and ties. Their pastor, Pastor A.E. Frost, stands directly behind them. The lawn surrounding the church is visible on either side of the class. A decorative, linear border frames the image.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph

1936 School Grades 8-9

Description: Photograph of the Danevang School class of 1936, consisting of adolescent boys and girls, in front of a building. Three windows are seen in the back. The seated front row, from left to right, has been identified as Jack Wind, Herolf Jensen, Viggo Hermansen, Leo Allenson, Dorothy Mae Krenek, Magdalene Thyssen, Dagmar Thyssen, Merle Longwood, and Ingeborg Thyssen. The second row, from left to right: Mr. Elvin Praytor, Fatty (Ernie) Invardsen, unknown, Pearl Juhl, and Johanna Larsen. Third row, from left to right: Dorabell Hansen, Ella Nielsen, Magdalene Thyssen, Johanna Harton, Edith Jensen, and Mrs. Laure Praytor. The back row, from left to right: Leo Westerholm, Otto Thyssen, Willard Longwood, Henry Nielsen, unknown, Harry Hermansen, Siguard Thyssen, and unknown.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph