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Mr. and Mrs. Peter Westerholm (Astrid)

Description: Bust portrait photograph of a woman, identified as Mrs. Astrid Westerholm, and her husband Peter Westerholm. They are in front of a blank backdrop. Mrs. Westerholm wears glasses and a jacket with embroidery detail on her lapel. Mr. Westerholm also wears glasses, as well as a suit jacket and polka-dot tie. Accompanying information states that, "Mrs. Astrid Westerholm was the organist in Danevang Lutheran Church in 1939-1942. She played on alternationg[sic] Sundays with Emil Svensson and Mrs. Viggo Andersen at some time during her tenure. The organ at that time was a reed organ that had to be pumped to make music. Since there were numerous young fellows in the congregation, each was assigned a specific Sunday to fulfill this obligation. Most of them remember it well. In later years, Carl Lerager offered to pump the organ every Sunday as his contribution to the church. His offer was cheerfully accepted."
Date: 1939/1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Louise Petersen

Description: Bust portrait photograph of an elder woman identified as Louise Petersen. She wears cat-eye glasses, a pearl necklace and matching earring, and a lightweight, dark-colored jacket. Her hair is coiffed upwards and parted on the left. Accompanying information states that, "Mrs. Verner Petersen, nee Louise Olson, a native of Danevang, was the organist in Danevang Lutheran Church, continually [during] 1950-1964. Mrs. Petersen was instrumental in acquiring a teacher of organ music, Mr. Anthony Rahe of Houston, Texas, to come to Danevang once a week over a period of time to give lessons to herself and her young assistants - Jeanne Swendsen, Elsie Swendsen, and Wanda Swendsen - who were all students in El Campo High School."
Date: 1950/1964
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Mrs. Viggo M. Andersen (Eda Hansen)

Description: Bust portrait photograph of an older woman, identified as Mrs. Viggo Andersen (Eda Hansen), in front of a blank, light-colored backdrop. She wears cat-eye glasses and a dark-colored jacket with a brooch pinned to her lapel. Accompanying information states that, "Mrs. Viggo Andersen, nee Eda Hansen, served Danevang Lutheran Church as organist during the tenure of Rev. A. E. Frost 1934-1941 and later alternating with Emil Svensson and Mrs. Astrid Westerholm."
Date: 1934/1941
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Hans & Anna Andersen Family Reunion

Description: Photograph of a group of men and women seated outdoors on a bench. They are dressed in casual attire smiling at the camera. From left to right, they have been identified as Kenneth Mads Andersen, Loraine A. McCarty, Virginia A. Hall, Doris Andersen Gray, and Roger L. Andersen. Behind them, there are two unidentified men looking down at the metal grill in front of them. A second grill is just to the right of the first. A fence and some trees are farther in the distance. Accompanying information states that the photograph was taken at the Hans and Anna Andersen Family Reunion.
Date: June 2002
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Hans & Anna Andersen Family Reunion

Description: Photograph of a group of men and women at the Danevang Community Hall in Danevang, Texas. The women are seated on what appears to be the stage of a small auditorium that has been closed-shut by a red curtain. Two men stand on each side. From left to right, the group has been identified as Kenneth Mads Andersen, Doris Andersen Gray, Loraine A. McCarty, Virginia A. Hall, and Roger L. Andersen. Large, block lettering on a banner in the back indicates that the photograph was taken at the Andersen Family Reunion.
Date: June 2002
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Elder Men and Women in Front of House]

Description: Photograph of elder men and women standing outside in front of a house. The majority of the women wear knee-length, green dresses. The others wearing red, white and black. The men are dressed in formal attire. The only person identified is the woman on the far left, Abelone Harton. There is a plant on the right corner of the photograph.
Date: 1967~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Hans & Anna Andersen Family Reunion

Description: Photograph of a group of adult men and women standing before an auditorium with closed curtains. From left to right, they have been identified as Kenneth Mads Andersen, Karyl Andersen, Loraine A. McCarty, John McCarty, Doris A. Gray, Harry Hall, Virginia A. Hall, Betty Andersen, and Roger Andersen. Accompanying information, as well as the large block lettering behind them on the banner, indicates that the photograph was taken during the Hans and Anna Andersen Family Reunion.
Date: June 2002
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Antomine Andersen Christensen and Spinning Wheel]

Description: Copy print of an older woman, identified as Antomine Andersen Christensen, seated in a chair behind a spinning wheel. She wears a long-sleeve dress and glasses. She is outdoors, and in the distance, several trees can be seen. Accompanying information indicates that she was 90 years old at the time the picture was taken. Her daughter, Marie Christensen, married Chris Christensen and moved to Danevang, Texas.
Date: 1900/1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Mary Andersen and Daughters at Birthday Celebration]

Description: Photograph of a woman in a wheelchair, identified as Mary Andersen, at her 100th birthday celebration with her four daughters standing behind her. Mary Andersen is holding a heart-shaped box that reads, "Mary H. Andersen 100 centennial". She is wearing a pink floral dress and a pearl necklace. From left to right, her daughters have been identified as Rena Howard, June Andersen Gann, Ruth Brodsgaard, and Christine Ingvardeen Michaelsen. Behind them, there is an unidentified man. A series of long tables have been arranged for the festivities. In the very back, frames of different sizes and designs have been put on a gridded fence. Photograph was taken at Plainview Hall.
Date: July 1985
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Man and Two Older Women at Table]

Description: Photograph of an older man and woman standing opposite each other across a long table. The woman, identified as Helena Berndt Lauritsen, stands on the left side, looking at the camera with a surprised expression. She appears to be holding small American flag stickers. The man, identified as Oscar V. (Mickey) Christensen, stands on the other side looking down at the table while scratching his head with his right hand. He also wears glasses. A second woman is next to him in the background, but she has not been identified.
Date: 1990
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Friends

Description: Photograph of a group of elderly women standing outdoors in front of a single-story structure. The house has a shingled roof, horizontal siding, and one visible window. The women have been identified from left to right as Annie Larsen, Ruth Andersen, Ellen Longwood, Mary Jean Nielsen, Leana Rasmussen, and Mary Jensen. They are wearing dresses of similar lengths and cuts but vary in color and prints. They all have glasses and short hairstyles.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Two Seated Women with Man]

Description: Photograph of two older women doing needlework in wooden rocking chairs. They wear long dresses, stockings, and both have their hair pulled back in a bun. An older man watches behind them. They are outside in a grassy area. A sidewalk is in front of them, and off to the right, there is a small palm tree.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

The Bronco, Yearbook of Hardin-Simmons University, 1962

Description: Yearbook for Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas includes photos of and information about the university, student body, professors, and organizations. Class picture index starts on page 316.
Date: 1962
Creator: Hardin-Simmons University
Item Type: Yearbook
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

The Bronco, Yearbook of Hardin-Simmons University, 1961

Description: Yearbook for Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas includes photos of and information about the university, student body, professors, and organizations. Name index starts on page 316.
Date: 1961
Creator: Hardin-Simmons University
Item Type: Yearbook
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

The Bronco, Yearbook of Simmons College, 1910

Description: Yearbook for Simmons College in Abilene, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, professors, and organizations.
Date: 1910
Creator: Simmons College
Item Type: Yearbook
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

The Bronco, Yearbook of Simmons College, 1914

Description: Yearbook for Simmons College in Abilene, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, professors, and organizations.
Date: 1914
Creator: Simmons College
Item Type: Yearbook
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

The Bronco, Yearbook of Simmons College, 1913

Description: Yearbook for Simmons College in Abilene, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, professors, and organizations.
Date: 1913
Creator: Simmons College
Item Type: Yearbook
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

The Bronco, Yearbook of Hardin-Simmons University, 1942

Description: Yearbook for Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, professors, and organizations. Includes a student directory at the end of the book.
Date: 1942
Creator: Hardin-Simmons University
Item Type: Yearbook
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Prickly Pear, Yearbook of Abilene Christian College, 1975

Description: Yearbook for Abilene Christian College in Abilene, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, professors, and organizations. Index starts on page 318.
Date: 1975
Creator: Abilene Christian College
Item Type: Yearbook
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library