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Danevang School

Description: Copy negative of a third and fourth grade class portrait taken at the Danevang School. Sitting in the front row is Carl Larsen, Benedict Krag, Leo Westerholm, Viggo Thyssen, Otto Thyssen, Oscar Christensen, and Ernest Ingvardsen. Standing in the back row is Bertha Nelson, Agneta Hermansen, Johanna Larsen, Helena Berndt, Merle Longwood, Doris Anderson, Magdalene Thyssen, Ingeborg Thyssen, Alice Petersen and Dagny Thyssen. The teacher, Alice Petersen is also pictured with the class.
Date: 1932/1933
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Danevang School Class of 1937]

Description: Black and white photograph of a group of students, varying in age, gathered for a class photograph in front of the Danevang School. There are five rows in all; the first row is comprised of the youngest children who are sitting cross-legged. The windows of the building behind them are visible and all of them are open.
Date: 1937
Creator: Dedrick's Studios
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Confirmation 1938

Description: Black and white photograph of the confirmation class of the Danevang Lutheran Church. The class is standing on the steps in front of the church and are accompanied by a man in the back row identified as Pastor A.E. Frost. The group is comprised of eight girls, all wearing white dresses, and three boys, all wearing a suit and tie. A window is distinguishable behind them.
Date: 1938
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang School

Description: Copy print of a photograph of the students and teachers of the Danevang School during the 1937-1938 school year. The oldest students appear to be standing at the back, and the youngest are sitting in the front with a plaque that says "Danevang School 1937-1938 Larue Praytor Principal. The group is outside with the school building in the background. According to accompanying information the teachers were Mrs. Edwards, Dorothy Hermansen, Mrs. Bell, Juliane Hvilholt, and Mrs. Inex Praytor. Back row: Dorothy Hermansen, Mrs. Bell, Alfred Jensen, Carl Larsen, Viggo Thyssen, Helga Christensen, Agneta Hermansen, Dagny Thyssen, Edgar Hansen, Otto Thicken, unknown, Benedict Krag, unknown, O. V. "Mickey" Christensen, Iver Wind, Siguard Thyssen, Dora Harton, Melvin Hansen, Leo Westerholm, Dorothy Mae Krenek, Ella Nielsen, Helena Berndt, Harvey Westerholm, and Juliane Hvilholt. Second row: Evelyn Frost, Isabel Nielsen, Clifford Allenson, Evelyn Hansen, Inger Nelsen, Kermit Westerholm, Anders Thyssen, Gerda Thyssen, Helga Christensen, Clara Brodsgaard, Robert "Bob" Hansen, Alma Harton, Alice Hvilholt, Helen Wind, Clara Marie Jensen, Gwendolyn Praytor, Fern Hermansen, and Elsie Lee Chritiansen. Third row: Preston Hicks, A. R. Zieschang, unknown, unknown, Martin Strarup, Alfred Wind, unknown, Alfred Thyssen, Harold Wind, Daniel Nelsen, Olaf Larsen, Alton Nelsen, Lloyd Nielsen, Vernon Christiansen, Vernor Harton, Merle Lee Johnson, and Gunnar Thyssen. Fourth row: unknown, unknown, Carl Hansen, Vernon Swendsen, Lawrence Petersen, Donald Lykke, Leroy Strarup, Johannes "Jack" Hansen, Irvin Wind, Shirley Strarup, Joyce Hansen, Gernell Johnson, Lillie Jensen, unknown, Julian Christiansen, Irene Hansen, and Irene Saman.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Group of People Gathered at Mayfest Celebration]

Description: Photograph of several adolescent boys and girls gathered together for a group picture during a Mayfest celebration in front of a two-story structure. There are more people visible inside the building. One, in particular, can be seen looking at the camera from a back window on the rightmost part of the image. The group is dressed in formal attire. The girls in the front row hold bouquets of flowers and are wearing light-colored dresses with layered light-weight fabrics acting as pleats and ruffles. The men are more simply dressed in two-piece suits. At the very top of the group, standing by themselves in front of a painted backdrop and underneath an overhang of bent tree branches is an unidentified male and female couple. They both wear crowns atop their heads. The children to the left of them, from left to right, have been identified as Clifford Allenson and Harold Wind. To the right, the three children are Jack Heard, unknown, and Laverne Hansen. The second row, starting with the gentleman holding the trumpet, is composed of: Otto Harton, K. C. Brown, Enor (Billy) Hermansen, Emil Richter, unknown, unknown, Lonnie Smith, Benedict Krag, Bertha Kopecky, and John Houseworth. Front row: Odene McDonald, Ruth Heard, unknown, Evelyn Schutte, Evelyn Frels, K. C. Wendel, Meta Berndt, Eddie Petersen, Edith Ellwood, and Delfin Marek.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

School Photo 1937-1938

Description: Photograph of the Danevang School class of 1937-1938. The class picture is composed of boys and girls as well as teachers on either side. They stand in front of a large building with four visible windows, with a fifth cropped out of the photograph on the leftmost side. Starting at the top row, from left to the right, excluding the three adult women (records show discrepancy in their names), the individuals are identified as Alfred Jensen, Carl Larsen, Viggo Thyssen, Helga Christensen, Agneta Hermansen, Dagny Thyssen, Edgar Hansen, Otto Thyssen, unknown, Benedict Krag, unknown, Oscar Christensen, Jack Wind, Siguard Thyssen, Dora Harton, Melvin Hansen, Leo Westerholm, Dorothy Mae Krenek, Ella Nielsen, Helena Berndt, Harvey Westerholm, Juliane Hvilholt, and Inez Praytor (teacher). Second row, left to right: Evelyn Frost, Isabel Nielsen, Clifford Allenson, Evelyn Hansen, Inger Nelsen, Kermit Westerholm, Anders Thyssen, Gerda Thyssen, Ingeborg Thyssen, Clara Brodsgaard, unknown, Robert "Bob" Hansen, Alama Harton, Alice Hvilholt, Helen Wind, Clara Marie Jensen, Gwendolyn Praytor, Fern Hermansen, and Elsie Lee Christiansen. Third row, left to right: Preston Hicks, A. R. Zieschang, unknown, unknown, Martin Strarup, Al Wind, unknown, Alfred Thyssen, Harold Wind, Daniel Nelsen, Olaf Larsen, Alton Nelsen, Lloyd Nelsen, Vernon Christiansen, Vernor Harton, Merle Lee Johnson, and Gunnar Thyssen. Fourth row, left to right: unknown, unknown, Carl Hansen, Vernon Swendsen, Lawrence Petersen, Donald Lykke, Leroy Strarup, Jack Hansen, Irvin Wind, Shirly Strarup, Joyce Hansen, Gernell Johnson, Lillie Jensen, unknown, Julian Christiansen, Irene Hansen, and Irene Saman. Four hand-written texts have been made on the back of the photograph. The first reads, "M Thyssen"; the second, "for archives Danevang School"; the third, "Archives"; the fourth cannot be read with certainty. A stamp was also made near the center, which states, "Danish Heritage Society P.O. Box 386 Danevang, TX 77432".
Date: 1937/1938
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Krag Home]

Description: Photograph of a two-story structure belonging to the Krag family in Danevang, Texas. The photograph was taken some distance away behind a wire fence and a line of bushes, capturing the front view of the house. It has hip roofs on both the first and second floors. The first floor roof projects outwards creating an overhang supported by equally spaced columns. Six double-hung windows are seen on the second floor. A second structure is seen in the distance; presumably, a part of the Krag homestead. A white sticker has been put on the front of the photograph with two lines of typed text that list the names of two Krag family members, Hans Krag and B. D. Krag.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Benedict Krag Standing By Grain Elevator Controls at the Danevang Farmers Co-op]

Description: Black and white photograph of a man, Benedict Krag, standing by a wall of electrical boxes that control the grain elevator at the Danevang Farmers Co-op. According to accompanying information, Benedict was the manager of the grain elevator at the time. He is dressed in a white short-sleeve button-up shirt, pants, and work boots. His right hand is holding a metal pipe that runs from the control boxes.
Date: unknown
Creator: Andersen, Jamie
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society