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[Group looking at document with Tom Kreneck]

Description: Photograph of a group looking at a document with Tom Kreneck, far left, at the Julia Ideson Building. Irene Salce de Urbina stands second from the right, with Manuel Urbina, II second from the left.
Date: October 31, 1986
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Tom Kreneck and group looking at a book]

Description: Photograph of Tom Kreneck (far left) and group, including Manuel Urbina, II (second from left) and Irene Salce de Urbina (second from the right) looking at a book at the Julia Ideson building.
Date: October 31, 1986
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Aerial View of Danevang School

Description: Aerial photograph of Danevang School in Danevang, Texas. It is the largest building in the photograph: a single-story structure with a mansard roof with dark shingles and several windows on the first floor. A small playground to the right consists of a few see-saws and a swing set. Further right, a basketball court can be seen. To the left, there appears to be a gas station. The building is amidst a large, rural farm area. Besides the gas station and the school building, there are only a few other buildings, possibly homes, and land that has been tilled.
Date: October 1954
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Aerial Photograph of School]

Description: Aerial photograph of a school building surrounded by farmland. The date Oct. 1954 is written on the back.
Date: October 1954
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Four Generation Hartons

Description: Photograph of four generations of the Harton family at a wedding celebration. Peter Harton and Stephanie Reif Harton sit on two wooden chairs wearing dark-colored formal wear, with flowers pinned to their chests. In the back, a woman identified as Billie Anne Baumert, wears a kimono-style dress. To her left, a man identified as Wilhem Harton is wearing a suit and tie, while holding a young boy identified as Richard Dean Baumert, wearing a tank and shorts. Wallpaper of a floral design covers the wall behind them. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph reads, "Four Generations. Billie Ann Harton Baumert - Richard Dean Baumert oldest/first great-gran'son held by Wilhelm Harton. Bestafa - Peter Harton, Bestamon - Stephanie Reif Harton Taken Oct. 1951 @ golden wedding celebration for Bestmon ~ Bestafa @ Danevang, Texas [sic]".
Date: October 1951
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Confirmation Class of 1914, Danevang Lutheran Church]

Description: Black and white photograph of the Danevang Lutheran Church Confirmation class of 1914 posed for a group picture outside of an unidentified building. Everyone is formally dressed; the young women are wearing long, white dresses while the young men are wearing suits and ties. A majority of the individuals have floral boutonnieres attached to their clothing. Vines wrapped around two posts on the porch of the building are visible behind the group.
Date: October 4, 1914
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Planning Crew for 90th Anniversary Church Celebration]

Description: Color photograph of five elderly women, all of whom are wearing glasses, grouped together indoors. Together they make the planning crew for the 90th anniversary celebration of Danevang Lutheran Church. The room where they stand is wood-paneled and has two windows that are visible. A few potted plants sit in or by the window sill to the right of the women.
Date: October 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Pastor and Mrs. Jesperson at the 90th Anniversary Church Celebration]

Description: Color photograph of husband and wife Ronald P. Jespersen and Delores Jespersen. Ronald is a pastor of the church for which this 90th anniversary celebration is being held; the couple is pictured indoors at the church. A large floral arrangement sits to the right of the couple and a stained glass window is visible behind them.
Date: October 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[90th Homecoming Celebration, Danevang Lutheran Church]

Description: Color photograph of a group of people gathered together for a meal in the mess hall at an unidentified location. Several adults are seated at long banquet tables covered in gingham-patterned table covers; many of them have platefuls of food in front of them. Some concession style windows where food is being served are visible to the left; a few people are lined up to be served. Above the windows is a banner that reads, "Vars' Co!" as well as a few Danish flag decals.
Date: October 1985
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
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[A Couple Standing in a Parking Lot]

Description: Color photograph of a woman and a man, Mary Jane Wood and Eddie Wood, standing in the parking lot of Danevang Lutheran Church at its 90th anniversary celebration. They are both visible from the waist up. Eddie has in his hands a book of some sort and a cigarette between two fingers. Several cars are parked in a lot behind them.
Date: October 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Elderly Women Escorting Each Other at the 90th Anniversary Homecoming Celebration of Danevang Lutheran Church]

Description: Color photograph of a few elderly women who are all apart of the Jensen family, one of whom is their matriarch. They are escorting each other with arms linked outside of Danevang Lutheran Church. Metal handrails surround the group on either side. The presence of parked cars in the background suggest that they are in the parking lot. A tent is set up in the background to the right.
Date: October 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Two Women Posing for a Photograph at the 90th Anniversary Celebration of Danevang Lutheran Church]

Description: Color photograph of two women, who are dressed nicely, posing for a photograph indoors at the 90th anniversary homecoming celebration of Danevang Lutheran Church. The woman on the left has short, curly gray hair and is wearing glasses; she is sporting a blue shirt and a striped skirt. The woman on the right has a dark pompadour and is wearing a red dress. Behind them are a few picnic tables covered in gingham tablecloths where a few people are seated. Potted plants hang from the ceiling in the background. A Danish flag and an American flag are on display far behind the women.
Date: October 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Two Women on the Planning Commitee for the Danevang Lutheran Church Homecoming Celebration Posed for a Photograph]

Description: Color photograph of a couple of women, identified as Marie Bram and Jeanette Larsen, posing for a photograph together. They are visible from the waist up. They are part of the planning team responsible for the 90th anniversary homecoming event at Danevang Lutheran Church. The two women both have short, curly hair and are wearing glasses. Behind them is a framed piece of art, a screened window, and a duo of bulletin boards that have photographs on them.
Date: October 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Emilie Nelsen and Others at the 90th Anniversary Celebration at Danevang Lutheran Church]

Description: Color photograph of an elderly woman identified as Emilie Andersen Nelsen, standing indoors at Danevang Lutheran Church. She is wearing a blue ringer t-shirt that says "GRANNY" on the front and has her hair braided on the crown of her head. She is surrounded by three other individuals, two of whom are elderly men wearing hats and glasses. The other individual is a tall curly-haired elderly woman who is also wearing glasses and is gesturing at Emilie. Behind her are poster boards displays that have vintage photos attached to them.
Date: October 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Portrait of a Young Girl, Ruby Beth Allenson]

Description: Black and white photograph of a young girl seated on a chair that is situated on the lawn outside of a building whose wood siding is partially visible. Directly behind the girl is a large, leafy bush. The girl is identified as Ruby Beth Allenson. She is wearing a light-colored dress with a white bib collar; she is also wearing a bow on top of her hair. Her feet are clad in socks and shiny black shoes.
Date: October 6, 1950
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Group Portrait of Hispanic Children]

Description: Photograph of a group portrait of school-age Hispanic children and two adults. There are three rows of children standing, kneeling, and sitting on the ground and facing the camera. There is a young woman standing at the end of the middle row to the right, and a man standing at the opposite end on the left. Most of the children are smiling and many have their hands on their faces. There is a small building visible in the background on the right-hand side. There is a handwritten note in Spanish on the back of the photograph that translates to: "Hm Cawpbell. Here is a photo that mother took of E.D. McAllen on the second of October. There was nothing more than sending them out. McAllen - Oct. 1935 A Fernández".
Date: October 1935
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Front of a Mexican Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of the front of a light-colored, wood slatted Presbyterian church. On the right-hand side, there is a small entrance to the church that consists of three corner steps leading up to two open doorways. There are two closed and blinded windows at the front of the building, as well as a sign that reads "Iglesia Presbiteriana" above the first front window. The side of the church is visible on the right-hand side of the image; it is lined with windows. The building is elevated from the ground on short stilts and is surrounded by trees and bushes. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "New Braunfels, First (Mex.) Presby Ch".
Date: October 1951
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group of People Standing at the Entrance of a Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of a group of women lined up in front of the entrance of a Presbyterian church. The four women are all wearing long, cap-sleeved dresses and holding purses and books. The woman on the far left, who is the only Hispanic in the group, is looking at the elderly man who is standing to her right. The man is wearing a striped tie and holding a brimmed hat. Three more women are standing in the doorway of the church in the background and looking toward the group. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "W.N. Clement, Miss Ledici Alamella, Miss Irene Batehelder, Mr. Carl Badlen & Mrs. Nancy Peacher Price".
Date: October 1937
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Street View of a Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of the side of a series of light-colored, wood-slatted buildings that make up a church. The photograph has been taken from the street, which is in the foreground. The main building, which is also the largest and closest to the foreground, has four windows on the side and two in the front next to the main double-door entrance. There is another building behind the main building on the right-hand side of the image, and also one next to it in the background. There are children playing in the courtyard between these two buildings. A power line stretches across the image directly above the complex. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph.
Date: October 1951
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Side View of a Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of the side of a series of light-colored, wood-slatted buildings that make up a mission. The photograph has been taken from the street. The main building, which is also the largest building and focal point of the image, has four windows on the side and two in the front next to the main double-door entrance. There is another building behind the main building on the right-hand side of the image, and also one next to it in the background. A power line stretches across the image directly above the complex. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Palacios Mexican Mission".
Date: October 1951
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Manse Elevated on Concrete Blocks]

Description: Photograph of a side view of a light-colored, wood-slatted house that is elevated from the ground on concrete blocks. There is a concrete porch with a wooden chair at the front of the house on the right-hand side of the image. Two pillars on either side of the porch help support the roof overhead. There are three windows at the front of the house and five at the side visible on the left. The sky is obscured by the wispy leaves and branches of the large trees above. Several shrubs, weeds, and smaller trees surround the front of the house. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Victoria, Manse at 305 E. Church St.".
Date: October 1951
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary