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[Statue of a Christian saint]

Description: Photograph of a Christian saint in a Church. Five big candles are seen in front of the statue.
Date: March 1950
Creator: Fox Co.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Photograph of a statue of a Christian saint]

Description: Photograph of Christian saint in a Church. Five big candles are seen in front of the statue.
Date: March 1950
Creator: Fox Co.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Leonard Lauritsen Home

Description: Photograph of a single-story home belonging to Leonard Lauritsen in Danevang, Texas. House has several coupled double-hung windows and two doors. Dark-colored shingles cover an intersecting gabled roof. On the right, front corner, there is an automobile parked, facing away from the camera. Insignia on the trunk of the car appears to be of an early Chevrolet logo. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph indicates the house was remodeled in 1968. Additionally, two black stamps of a leaping fox with the accompanying text, "Fox Full Focus Print", are on the back.
Date: 1950/1970
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Westerholm, Ralph & Marilyn Petersen, Michael Bram, Irvin Wind Home

Description: Photograph of a red brick, single-story house. Photograph was taken from the street. Some asphalt is seen on the foreground. A dirt walkway leads to the front entrance, which is partially hidden by the palm trees that surround the front lawn of the house. On the back of the photograph, hand-written text explains that ownership of the house moved from Peter Westerholm, then to Ralph and Marilyn Petersen, and finally to Michael and Shannon Bram.
Date: 1950/1990
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

O. V. Christensen Home

Description: Photograph of a single-story brick home belonging to O.V. (Mickey) and Elsie Christensen. Photograph was taken a few feet away from a dirt road, capturing the front lawn on which a few slender trees have been planted. One door and several windows are seen on the house. Next to an air-conditioning system on the left wall, there appears to be a rosebush and other small shrubs planted along the edge of the wall.
Date: 1950/2010
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Kristiane Sorensen Knudsen

Description: Bust portrait copy print of an older woman identified as Kristiane Knudsen. She wears glasses and a dark-colored shirt. Two buttons are on each side of her lapel, and two more are seen running down the length of the fold of the shirt. Accompanying information states that she was the wife of Soren Knudsen. Her son, Sam Knudsen, died in World War II during the D-Day landing on 1944.
Date: 1950
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Three Girls at the 1950 Mayfest Celebration]

Description: Photograph of three young girls in front of rose bushes during the 1950 Mayfest Celebration held at Danevang Community Hall. They girls are wearing long dresses, pearl necklaces, and formal hairstyles. They have been identified, from left to right as: Ramona Harton, Jane Andersen, Darla Harton. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph reads, "May Fete 1950." It goes on to list their names.
Date: 1950
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang Baseball Team 1950

Description: Black and white photograph taken at the Danevang baseball diamond of a baseball team in uniforms. The team is accompanied by their managers, Fred "Densky" Hansen and J.O. Olson. One team member is laying down in front of the rest of the team members, who are either seated in the second row or standing in the back row.
Date: 1950
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

4-H Dancers

Description: Photograph of a group of young girls posing for the camera in front of a curtain backdrop. They are wearing traditional Danish costumes, which consists of a pointed hat with ribbon attachments, a vest-like bodice tied across their bust, and a tied apron over a full skirt with horizontal stripes running across the bottom of the skirt. On the back row, from left to right, the girls have been identified as Jane Laustrup, Neva Bram, Peggy Bram, Sharon Krag, and Annette Waldman. On the front row, from left to right, they have been identified as Carolyn Lauritsen, Sharon Roberts, Beverly Waldman, and Eleanor Berndt. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph lists their names again, and a secondary, upside down blue line of text reads, "Danish Dancers, Return to Lillian Roberts".
Date: 1950/1959
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

4-H Dancers

Description: Photograph of a group of young girls posing for the camera in front of a curtain backdrop. They are wearing traditional Danish costumes, which consists of a pointed hat with ribbon attachments, a vest-like bodice tied across their bust, and a tied apron over a full skirt with horizontal stripes running across the bottom of the skirt. On the back row, from left to right, the girls have been identified as Jane Laustrup, Neva Bram, Peggy Bram, Sharon Krag, and Annette Waldman. On the front row, from left to right, they have been identified as Carolyn Lauritsen, Sharon Roberts, Beverly Waldman, and Eleanor Berndt. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph lists their names again, and a secondary, upside down blue line of text reads, "Danish Dancers, Return to Lillian Roberts".
Date: 1950/1959
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
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang L.C.W.

Description: Photograph of a group of people seated in front of a red curtain. They are part of an organization, but accompanying information does not supply further details on the acronym "L.C.W." The group is mostly composed of women, with the exception of a man in a suit and bow tie in the right bottom corner. They are all dressed in formal attire. A piece of paper on the back of the photograph identifies them from left to right. The bottom row is composed of Margaret Juhl, Delphie Carlson, Lillian Roberts, Emma Berndt, Ester Hutson, Lillian Hansen, Ruth Brodsgaard, Reverend I. Pederson. The second row: Essie White, Joyce Nielsen, Gertrude Hansen, Bertha Jensen, Marie Swendsen, Henrietta Bram, Elsie Christensen, Anita Schultz, Alice Hansen, and Myrtle Lauritsen. The top row: Martha Graff, Joyce Petersen, unknown, Louise Petersen, Helena Lauritsen, Edna Olson, Julia Knudsen, Ella Hansen, Myrtle Waldman, and Dora Wind.
Date: 1950/1970
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Sam Brodsgaard in Car

Description: Photograph of a man inside the driver's side seat of an automobile. He has been identified as Soren (Sam) Brodsgaard. He wears a hat and a light-colored long-sleeve shirt. Hand-written text in pencil on the back of the photograph lists his name plus an additional line of text that reads, "Grandpa B. 1950."
Date: 1950
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

Danish Ladies Aid

Description: Black and white photograph of a large group of women standing in front of a wooden building that has its screen door open. The congregated women make up an organization known as the Danish Ladies Aid. They are gathered for a 50th anniversary celebration, according to accompanying information. Every woman is wearing jackets or coats. At the center, two women are holding together a chalkboard sign that reads: "50 Aars Jubelceum for Den Danoke Kvindeforenine in Danevang Te[xas]." (The last portion of the message is covered by one woman's hand.) There is a young girl standing in the front row amongst the older women.
Date: 1950
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Children at a Congregation]

Description: Group of young girls standing at the pews of a church during a congregation. Some of the girls are looking at the camera, however many are looking in different directions. The girls are all dressed in light patterned dresses. There is a woman sitting and holding a young boy and another young girl. There are several adults standing at the pews in the background and reading from small bibles. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Robstown. Latin-American congregation meeting in 1st. Presby. Church".
Date: 1950~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Couple and their Baby at a Presbyterian Congregation]

Description: Photograph of a couple holding a young child and standing at the pews at a church congregation. Both of the people are facing toward the right-hand side of the image. Across the aisle from them on the right, more people are standing the same way and holding open bibles. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Robstown".
Date: 1950~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Two Young Hispanic Girls Standing Outside]

Description: Photograph of two young Hispanic girls standing outside and smiling for the camera. They are standing on a dirt clearing with trees and a stone building far into the background. The young girls are wearing knee-length light cotton dresses and lace-up shoes with socks. There is handwriting on the back of the photograph that reads, "Mo-Ranch -8/50 Mo-17".
Date: August 1950
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group of People Lined Up at the Side of a Building]

Description: Photograph of a group of people stand in line along the side of a sided building. Most of the people in the group, which mostly consists of women, are looking at the camera and smiling. Everyone is dressed in their church attire. There is a beam and wire fence which contains the line at the side of the building. People are visible inside the building through the four open windows. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Convención, Mercedes 1950 ?".
Date: 1950~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Hispanic Girl Standing in a Convention Line]

Description: Photograph of a young woman standing in a crowded line for a convention. She is wearing a white blouse and is looking past the camera. There is another girl standing next to her who is looking at the camera and smiling. The slatted building which the line is standing against is visible in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads "Mercedes".
Date: 1950~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group of Hispanic Women Sitting at a Table]

Description: Photograph of a group of five Hispanic women sitting at a table in front of a stage. The wooden table in front of them has several objects on top of it, such as a bowl, a book, and a bell. There is a man standing on the far right-hand side of the image in between two of the women. The stage behind the group has steps leading up to it. There is a chalk board on the far left-hand side of the image with writing on it. There is also a piano, a couple of plants, and chairs on the stage. The handwritten note on the back of the image reads, "WACO Women of the Church- Officers. June 11, 1950 Pastor, (standing) Rev. Ismael Maldonado."
Date: June 11, 1950
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Mrs. S.E. Granados]

Description: Photograph of Mrs. S.E. Granados. She is wearing a blouse and jacket and is kneeling on a lawn outside. In front of her are many bouquets of flowers. On one bouquet is a ribbon reading "Bienvenida." Other people are visible in the background. Mrs. Granados is identified as the president of an unnamed institution.
Date: 1950
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[People Studying in Bible Class]

Description: Photograph of a group of Hispanic people sitting in rows of chairs in an outside room. All of the people are wearing clean and casual clothing such as simple cotton dresses, dress pants, and collared shirts. Many of the people are looking down at open books in their hands. There is a table in the background with a man sitting at it and reading. There are two large stacks of books on the table. The background is open to the bright outside. On the back lefthand side of the image there are several tall dark-bordered windows opened from the inside. There is handwriting on the back of the photograph that reads, "Mo-Ranch. (underlined) Aug. 1950 Mo- -1 Bible class.".
Date: August 1950
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary