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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
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

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
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

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
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Danish Cultural Center Postcard]

Description: Postcard of several lines of text and printed images regarding the Danish Cultural Center. At the top left, there is a line drawing of the "Pioneer House," which, according to the caption beneath it, was "one of the pre-1900 houses, restored and furnished to reflect the early lifestyle of the Danevang pioneers." The small image shows a a two-story house with a smaller, single-story structure in the background and two flag poles in the foreground bearing the American and Danish flags. The drawing opposite on the top right corner is of a long structure with a mansard roof, which, according to its caption, is the museum. It is "reminiscent of an old Danish barn, it houses artifacts of the early days of the immigrants plus displays of farming, community life and Danish culture." In the very center, there is an outlined image of the state of Texas, with a tiered, bold line of text in red that reads, "Danish Culture Center." On the back of the postcard, there is further information about the Center. It reads: "Located approximately 12 miles south of El Campo on Hwy. 71 South and CR 426. The Cultural Center was established in 1992 and opened in 2001 to preserve, protect, and promote Danish Heritage artifacts and cultures."
Date: 1992/2001
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Danish Culture Newspaper Article]

Description: Newspaper article titled "Danish culture cherished" discussing the grand opening of the new Danish Cultural Center in in 2001 in Danevang, Texas, known as "The Danish Capitol of Texas." The names of the people in the middle and bottom photographs are listed. The article appeared in the El Campo Leader in June 6, 2001.
Date: June 6, 2001
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Peter Jensen House

Description: Photograph of a homestead in Danevang, Texas. Accompanying information states main home originally belonged to Peter Jensen. Ownership later transferred to Dennis Schulz and finally sold in 1985 to "Garcia." A few trees are on the left side of the photo. Behind them, the two-story home has been built with white siding, a shingled single sloping roof, and rectangular windows. To the right, there are a couple of outbuildings and a couple of small trees.
Date: 1986
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Soren Jensen/Peter Jensen Home

Description: Photograph of a farmstead in Danevang, Texas, belonging to Soren and Peter Jensen. Photograph was taken at a distance from the buildings, capturing a large portion of the cotton plantation that accompanying information states was being cultivated. Past the cotton, on the left side, there is a two-story house with an intersecting gable roof. One double-hung window is visible on the top floor. In the middle, there appears to be a windmill, and past it, towards the right of the photograph, there are two buildings side by side each other.
Date: 1917
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Leonard Lauritsen Home

Description: Photograph of a single-story home belonging to Leonard Lauritsen in Danevang, Texas. House has several coupled double-hung windows and two doors. Dark-colored shingles cover an intersecting gabled roof. On the right, front corner, there is an automobile parked, facing away from the camera. Insignia on the trunk of the car appears to be of an early Chevrolet logo. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph indicates the house was remodeled in 1968. Additionally, two black stamps of a leaping fox with the accompanying text, "Fox Full Focus Print", are on the back.
Date: 1950/1970
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Leonard Lauritsen Home

Description: Photograph of a single-story home belonging to Leonard Lauritsen in Danevang, Texas. There are yellow flowers lining the edge of the house as well as other small bushes. White siding and dark-color shingles have been used for construction materials, and underneath a gable roof, there are two double-hung windows. Tall trees tower all around the house. Pink flowers grow from one behind the house.
Date: 1986
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Gunnar Thyssen Home

Description: Photograph of a single-story brick home in Danevang, Texas, belonging to Gunnar Thyssen. Thickly gathered pines obscure the left side of the photograph. A slender tree is to the right, which towers over the house. A chimney, some air vents, and a thin wire antenna are seen on the roof of the house.
Date: 1986
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

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
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danna Insurance Agency

Description: Composite photograph of Danna Insurance Agency (two photographs have been taped together in the back). There is a parked car in front of a single-story structure on the right side of the image. The front door of the structure bears a sign that reads "OPEN", and is flanked by double-hung windows with shutters on each side. A few feet away to the right, a trailer park bears a "Danna Ins. Agency" sign, as well as a second sign with smaller text which cannot be read with certainty. Both structures have been painted in a beige color. Telephone poles and their wires can be seen in the background, as well as a few trees and tall grasses. The years 1978 and 1985 have both been provided as founding dates for the agency.
Date: 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Dane's Country Store

Description: Photograph of Dane's Country Store in Danevang, Texas. The store has a main door, two windows (one of which has a air conditioning system), and an old-western style sign on the second story which bears the store's name. The roof is supported by a wooden column. A red gas pump on the leftmost side of the picture has been partially cropped out. On the right, there is a parked car facing a single-story structure. A sticker placed on the front of the photograph states that the store was operated by Rick and Malynda Schulze, beginning in 1984.
Date: 1986
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Tom & Moly Madsen Kraysereck Home

Description: Photograph of a two-story red brick home in Danevang, Texas, belonging to Tom and Molly Madsen Kraysereck. There is a sloping overhang supported by two wooden columns covering a front porch, some windows, and the front door. The house has a green-tinted shingled gable roof and all windows have wooden shutters on each side. The front lawn does not appear to have any grass or plants, except for a cropped set of leaves on the top right corner of the picture which partially covers a second-story window.
Date: 1986
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

H. D. and Nina Madsen Home

Description: Photograph of a single-story red brick home in Danevang, Texas, belonging to H. D. and Nina Madsen. There are large trees towering around the house, with one central tree in the front lawn. The house has a wide sloping overhang supported by several slender columns, double-hung windows, and a front and screen door. The grass has been cut short and a few bushes lie on the outskirts of the home.
Date: 1986
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Verner and Louise Petersen Home

Description: Photograph of a home in Danevang, Texas, owned by Verner and Louise Petersen. The house has gray shingles, white siding, and red brick along the bottom part of the exterior walls. Behind a flowering tree, a double-hung window is visible. There are different types of bushes lining the edge of the house, and a tall pine tree on the rightmost side of the picture. In the background there are more trees towering over the house.
Date: 1986
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Tony & Joyce Hansen Danna Home

Description: Photograph of a single-story brick home in Danevang, Texas, belonging to Tony and Joyce Hansen. The house has several two mulled double-hung windows flanked by shutters, a hip roof covered by dark-colored shingles, and an overhang supported by a brick column. A small series of bushes line the edge of the house, which round the corner on the left to the back where it stops at a wooden fence. A road sign is visible on the rightmost part of the picture, as well as a parked car facing the house.
Date: 1986
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Fred & Marie Swendsen Home

Description: Photograph of a single-story brick home in Danevang, Texas, belonging to Fred and Marie Swendsen. Photograph appears to have been taken from the right side of the front lawn, at a low angle, capturing neatly-trimmed grasses interrupted by a paved walkway that rounds a left corner to the front door. Two large trees tower over the house, and a third, mostly cropped out of the photograph, is seen on the rightmost side of the image. The house has several windows, different types of plants and flowers along the edge of the brick, and a light-colored shingle covering sloping roofs. A woman wearing a dress is seen in the distance bending over.
Date: May 1974
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Leo Allenson/Keith Bram Home

Description: Photograph of a single-story red brick home in Danevang, Texas. Accompanying information states property belonged to Leo Allenson before it was sold to Keith Bram. The house has a hip roof and several small windows running the length of the house. In the leftmost side of the photograph, a parked car is visible next to a second structure.
Date: 1986
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Wesley & Darlene Miksik Home

Description: Photograph of a single-story brick home belonging to Wesley and Darlene Miksik in Danevang, Texas. Photograph was taken some distance away, capturing a large front yard and average-sized trees spaciously distributed. The house has shutter windows, a gable roof, and small plants along the edge of the brick walls. There is a dog standing near the garage door on the left side of the house.
Date: 1986
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Jim & Jennifer Harton Home

Description: Photograph of the front view of a single-story brick home in Danevang, Texas, belonging to Jim and Jennifer Harton. The house has an intersecting gable and hip roof. The gable extends over the front entrance creating an overhang supported by four equally separated white columns. The front door is flanked on each side by two double-hung windows. Additionally, there is a small fifth window on the left side of the house. Photograph was taken from a distance, capturing an empty front lawn and a couple of utility poles in the distance.
Date: 1986
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Jim & Jennifer Harton Home

Description: Photograph of a single-story brick home in Danevang, Texas, belonging to Jim and Jennifer Harton. The house has an intersecting gable and hip roof. The gable extends over the front entrance creating an overhang supported by four equally separated white columns. A large bush is planted directly in front of the two left columns, at the corner of a paved walkway leading to the front door. Two double-hung windows flank the right and left sides of the door. A utility pole is visible in the background.
Date: 1986
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

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
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Elvin & Suzan Berndt Home

Description: Photograph of a single-story brick home in Danevang, Texas, belonging to Elvin and Suzan Berndt. Accompanying information, however, states home originally belonged to H. J. Berndt between 1896 and 1970. Photograph was taken a short distance away from a lawn that has been cut short. Small red flowers and bushes line the edge of the house and a small patio that has been bordered off by a green picket fence. Four double-hung windows are visible, as are shutters painted the same green color of the fence. Dark-colored shingles cover what appears to be an intersecting gable roof.
Date: 1990
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society