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[Historic Marker Application: El Paso First Ward Chapel]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the El Paso First Ward Chapel, in El Paso, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, and photographs.
Date: July 30, 1984
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Item Type: Text
Location Info:
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Bertha Wallace and Granddaughter]

Description: Copy negative of Bertha Wallace, in a white dress and heels, holding her granddaughter Gloria Guinn, at the Jones Chapel in 1934.
Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[Tom Wilmeth Chapel of Peace]

Description: Photograph of the Tom Wilmeth Chapel of Peace in DeQueen, Arkansas. Statues, flower beds, and benches are visible.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

1949 Confirmation

Description: Black and white photo of the 1949 confirmation class, composed of four girls and four boys. The girls are each wearing a white dress and the boys are each wearing suits. Each individual has a flower pinned to their chests. They stand in two rows in front of an altar that features a figure of Jesus Christ.
Date: 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

90th Celebration

Description: Color photograph of the chapel inside of the Danevang Lutheran Church. A woman stands at the front of the chapel near the altar. At the center of the altar is a table on top of which are two lit candlesticks and a candelabra. Above the table hangs a cross. A few rows of pews are visible in the foreground.
Date: October 1985
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Interior of Danevang Lutheran Church]

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of the Danevang Lutheran Church interior. Two columns of wooden pews that have decorative garland attached to them lead up to an altar at which a small baptismal fount sits between two banisters. Floral arrangements and a painting with a cross atop its frame adorn the center of the altar's alcove. Members of the congregation fill the pews. Light fixtures hang from the interior's rafters above the congregation.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[1949 Confirmation Class of Danevang Lutheran Church]

Description: Black and white copy print of a confirmation class standing behind a banister in the Danevang Lutheran Church chapel. The class is comprised of four boys and four girls; they are arranged in a line alternating between girls and boys. The girls are wearing dresses and the boys are wearing suits and ties; all of them have a floral boutonniere attached to their clothes. Facing them is a robed clergy member, identified as Pastor John Pedersen. He is holding a book with a cross on its cover. The chapel windows are visible in the background.
Date: 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

1987 Confirmation

Description: Color photograph of an all-female confirmation class standing indoors posed against a wall in the [Danevang Lutheran Church]. Each girl is wearing a white dress. The individual in the center of the group, identified as Pastor Deana Voges, wears a stole and a necklace with a cross pendant and is supporting herself with crutches. In the foreground a book with red page edges is sitting open on a platform. Behind the girls is a table with a bowl and some candles on it; to the right of the girls is a wooden chair.
Date: 1987
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Dedication of Danevang Lutheran Church]

Description: Black and white photograph of the dedication of the new Danevang Lutheran Church building. Two columns of pews, the ends of which are adorned with small floral decorations, are visible from the foreground to the background. Various men in suit jackets are seated in the pews to near full capacity. The pews lead to an altar visible in the background at the center of which is a table, a few stands with floral arrangements, and a framed painting that has a cross atop its frame. Pastor Michael Mikkelsen is standing in the background, to the far left of the altar.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang Lutheran Church Altar

Description: Photograph of the inside altar area of the Danevang Lutheran Church. Wooden benches are on either side of the area leading up to the alter and podium. Wooden railings separate the bench and altar area. A podium is visible just behind the right railing, where a microphone is in an upward position. A red carpet lines the floor. Past a couple of steps, there is an alcove built in the back wall bearing a large cross. Below it, an ornate wooden table has two candle-holders and a candelabra resting on top. There are two doors on the right and left side of the back wall; both are closed.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Church Repair]

Description: Copy negative of the construction of the Danevang Lutheran Church chapel in Danevang, Texas. There is a truck holding large equipment in the center of the photograph. There are several construction workers pictured throughout the image. There are some trees and shrubs in the background.
Date: 1946/1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Church Construction]

Description: Copy negative of the Danevang Lutheran Church being reconstructed in Danevang, Texas. There are construction workers and a large truck with equipment visible, as well as trees and shrubs in the background.
Date: 1946/1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Silver Communion Cups Lining a Wooden Banister Inside Danevang Lutheran Church]

Description: Color photograph of a wooden banister inside of the chapel of Danevang Lutheran Church. Numerous cups are positioned upside down, lining the bannister on its edge. A few objects are visible throughout the scene: a fold-out chair, a podium with a microphone and an open book on it, a potted plant, and a small electric fan, which sits on the church's red carpet.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Horizontal View of Danevang Lutheran Church Chapel During Remodeling]

Description: Black and white photograph of the altar inside of the Danevang Lutheran Church, which was being remodeled at the time. According to accompanying information, architect Paul Wahlberg of Houston designed it. A few planks of wood are visible on the floor in the middle of the picture. A hexagonal altar in the background features a robed figure which is presumably Jesus Christ.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Altar Cloths]

Description: Color photograph of the altar in the chapel of the Danevang Lutheran Church. It features an altar table, upon which is an embroidered cloth that was crafted by Mrs. Marius Thyssen. Atop the tablecloth are two brass candleholders and in between is a candelabrum and an open book with gilded-edge pages. Two shallow metal dishes sit on top of two small tables on either side of the altar table.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Another Horizontal View of Danevang Lutheran Church Chapel During Remodeling]

Description: Black and white photograph of the chapel at Danevang Lutheran Church during its remodeling period. According to accompanying information, architect Paul Wahlberg of Houston designed the remodeling plan. On the floor there are planks of wood, a white font to the left, and a wooden podium to the right. In the back of the room is an alcove at the center of which is an altar. A robed figure, presumably of Jesus Christ, resides in the middle of the altar.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Remodeled Altar Inside of Danevang Lutheran Church]

Description: Black and white photograph of the remodeled chapel of Danevang Lutheran Church. The altar is located in a pentagonal alcove featuring a cross in the center. The altar table is directly below the cross, covered in lacy linen with two candlesticks and a candelabra atop its surface. Separated by two banisters, the altar area has a piano on the left and a podium on the right. A white font and a few rows of pews are visible in the foreground.
Date: December 1969
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Vertical View of Danevang Lutheran Church Chapel During Remodeling]

Description: Black and white photograph of the altar inside the chapel of Danevang Lutheran Church, which was undergoing remodeling at the time. According to accompanying information, architect Paul Wahlberg of Houston designed the remodel. A few planks of wood are the floor in the middle-ground. The altar alcove is hexagonal in shape and has a robed figure of what is presumably Jesus Christ at its center.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Silver Communion Cups Lining a Banister Inside Danevang Lutheran Church]

Description: Color photograph of numerous silver Communion cups placed upside down on the lips of their cups in a line that runs along a curved wooden banister inside the Danevang Lutheran Church chapel. In the background to the right of the banister is a small white font with a gold object protruding from its top. It sits upon the church's red carpet. A podium is visible to the left of the banister.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Chapel in Snow; Chapel in Snow

Description: 1 copy negative of two photographs. The first photograph shows the front of a chapel. The chapel has hedges in front of it and is surrounded by snow. The second photograph shows a chapel in the distance.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man Standing by Behrens Chapel

Description: Copy negative of a man identified as Elwin Skiles standing in front of a brick building identified as Behrens Chapel.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Chapel at Simmons College

Description: Copy negative of an exterior view of a chapel at Simmons College. There are trees surrounding the chapel, and there is a road in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Building Interior

Description: Copy negative of the inside of the chapel at Dyess Air Force Base viewed down the center aisle with pews on each side and flags by the pulpit.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library