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Danevang School

Description: Copy negative of the school children of Danevange School, which is located in Wharton County, Texas. The children are pictured on the font steps of the school. From left to right, top to bottom, the students pictured are: Row 1 (top): Christian Michaelsen, Gensler (unknown first name), Leo Jensen, Laura Petersen, Emma Brodsgaard, Lillie Jensen, Karen Petersen, Ingeborg Agnes Berndt, Marianna Berndt, Kathryn Nielsen, Anna Michaelsen, Myrtle Hansen, Myrtle Nielsen, Edna Lykke, Hans Michaelsen, Harry Hermansen, and Schultz (unknown first name). Row 2: Peter Brodsgaard, Clarence Bram, Gensler (unknown first name), Ejler Hermansen, Jens Christensen, Otto Harton, Emil Lauritsen, Carl Jensen, Clifford Lykke, O. W. Schaer, Raymond Bram, Arnold Petersen, Walter Harton, Clifford Smith, Herluf Westerholm, and Carl Brodsgaard. Row 3: Dagmar Lykke, Norma Petersen, Louise Lauritsen, Astrid Hansen, Alts Petersen, Doris Ingvardsen, Ellen Jensen, Thelma Jones, Margaret Hansen, Nadine Neisig, Ingeborg Ingvardsen, Ingeborg Wind, Thora Nielsen, Metha Lauritsen Berndt, Bertha Thyssen, Lillian Hansen, Eda Nielsen, Emma Christensen, and Anna Petersen. Row 4: Hans Peter Ingvardsen, Lloyd Rayman, Niels Berndt, Harry Hermansen, Henry Knudsen, Edgar Jensen, unknown, unknown, Leo Petersen, Harold Hansen, Peter Westerholm, Leo Westerholm, Max Westerholm, Sigurd Hermansen, Andrew Neisig, Adolph Andersen, Wilbur Petersen, unknown. Row 5: Marilyn Marie Thayssen, Elna Nielsen, Honey Jensen, unknown, Clara Schulze, unknown, Helen Jensen, Helen Smith, Ellen Nielsen, Ester Rasmussen, Peggy Smith, Dorothy Burkman, Jean Petersen, Vavie Michaelsen, Eda Nielsen, Hoffman (unknown first name), Beneva Smith, Clara Juhl, Doris Christiansen, Dorothy Jensen, Anne Berndt, Elsie Lykke, unknown. Row 6: Emil (Jack) Bram, Chris Brodsgaard, unknown, Verner Petersen, Viggo Thyssen, Roy Nielsen, Albert Christensen, Verner Thyssen, Otto Jensen, Chester Jensen, Willard Longwood, Chris Berndt, Edgar Hansen, Johnny Brodsgaard, Edwin Petersen, and Leonard Lauritsen.
Date: February 8, 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Danevang School Class of 1923-24]

Description: Black and white photograph of the Danevang School class of 1923-24. They are posed as a group outside of their school building, which has its double front doors open. In total, there are five rows of students, the first row composed entirely of the younger boys, who are all seated. The rest of the students are standing in rows arranged by height. Four teachers are standing with the students; they are on the top row.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Wedding Anniversary 25th

Description: Copy negative friends and family celebrating the silver wedding anniversary of A. P. Lauritsen and his wife, Inger Caroline Jensen Lauritsen. The group is photographed outside of H. P. Jensen's home, forming two rows.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Wedding Anniversary 50th

Description: Copy negative friends and family celebrating the golden wedding anniversary of A. P. Lauritsen and his wife, Inger Caroline Jensen Lauritsen. The group is photographed outside of the Lauritsen residence, forming three rows with the children sitting in front.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang School Children

Description: Copy negative of students of the Danevang School celebrating Fastelavn, a Danish Carnival. Many of the children are wearing costumes, including a dinosaur, wizard, chicken, cat, and a dog.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Emil & Myrtle Lauritsen Home

Description: Photograph of a single-story brick home in Danevang, Texas, belonging to Emil and Myrtle Lauritsen. The house has green shingles and intersecting hip roofs, one of which projects outwards creating an overhang over the front entrance supported by two slender columns on each corner. There are different species of flowers and plants along the edge of the house. Photograph was taken a short distance away, capturing a well-kept front lawn with short grass. In the background, large trees are visible behind the house.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society