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[Danevang Citizens at the Danevang Community Hall]

Description: Black and white photograph of a large group of Danevang citizens gathered in front of the Danevang Community Hall, a white wooden building with a single door in front. A pair of Danish flags are hanging on the building on either side of the open door. Numerous citizens are sitting and standing in and around the bleachers.
Date: 1906
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Portrait of Danevang Citizens at Danevang Community Hall]

Description: Black and white photograph of the Danevang community gathered for a portrait at the Danevang Community Hall, which was evidently also used as the town school. The younger citizens are pictured mostly in the front of the group, sitting or kneeling; older children and adults are sitting or standing behind them, arranged in rows just outside the exterior west wall of the building. There are five windows on the building that are visible; three of them are open, with a couple suited men sitting or standing within the window frames.
Date: 1906
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang Service Station

Description: Black and white copy print of a gas station otherwise known as the Danevang Service Station. A circular sign hanging from the building says "Texaco Gasoline"; a five-point star symbol is at its center. Underneath the sign are a couple of gas pumps that also display the star symbol. To the left of the gas pumps is a dirt road where an automobile is parked; a man wearing a hat is standing in front of it. There are tire tracks in the dirt road. Underneath the awning of the building and to the right of the gas pumps is an open door and a window.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Alter and Baptismal Font of Ansgar Church of Danevang]

Description: Photograph of an alter and baptismal font inside the Ansgar Church of Danevang, Texas. The shaft of the baptismal front has been ornamented with rounded bands and supports a rounded basin. Behind it, a wooden step leads up to an alter flanked by wooden furniture. The alter is composed of a wooden table covered by a tablecloth with an ornamented design trim. Two floral arrangements and two candle-holders are on each side of the tabletoo. A seven-branched candelabrum has been placed directly on the center of the table, which stands before a large framed painting of religious icons engaging with a leaning figure. The painting's frame is topped by a cross. Hand-written text in pencil on the back of the photograph cannot be read with certainty. A black stamp indicates, "Danish Heritage Society P. O. Box 386 Danevang, TX 77432".
Date: 1908/1945
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Homestead in Danevang]

Description: Photograph of a two-story home in Danevang, Texas. Land around it comprises of short grasses, trees, and a small outbuilding off to the right at the end of a narrow dirt road. There are a couple of parked automobiles to the right facing the house, which stands center left across the dirt road. It has light-colored siding, several windows, and a small overhang over the front entrance. Accompanying information includes two names, Chris and Martin Christiansen, who may be the owners of the house.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang School

Description: Copy negative of a third and fourth grade class portrait taken at the Danevang School. Sitting in the front row is Carl Larsen, Benedict Krag, Leo Westerholm, Viggo Thyssen, Otto Thyssen, Oscar Christensen, and Ernest Ingvardsen. Standing in the back row is Bertha Nelson, Agneta Hermansen, Johanna Larsen, Helena Berndt, Merle Longwood, Doris Anderson, Magdalene Thyssen, Ingeborg Thyssen, Alice Petersen and Dagny Thyssen. The teacher, Alice Petersen is also pictured with the class.
Date: 1932/1933
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang Cemetery

Description: Copy negative of the Danevang Cemetery. The granite headstone of Iver Winds is visible in the middle of the image surrounded by foliage. The parsonage is visible in the background, along with two flagpoles, flying American and Danish flags.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang School

Description: Copy negative of the Danevang School. The large, two-story wood frame building is whitewashed and features rectangular windows, a chimney, and shingled roof. Several children are standing outside of the schoolhouse.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

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
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang School

Description: Copy print of a photograph of the students and teachers of the Danevang School during the 1937-1938 school year. The oldest students appear to be standing at the back, and the youngest are sitting in the front with a plaque that says "Danevang School 1937-1938 Larue Praytor Principal. The group is outside with the school building in the background. According to accompanying information the teachers were Mrs. Edwards, Dorothy Hermansen, Mrs. Bell, Juliane Hvilholt, and Mrs. Inex Praytor. Back row: Dorothy Hermansen, Mrs. Bell, Alfred Jensen, Carl Larsen, Viggo Thyssen, Helga Christensen, Agneta Hermansen, Dagny Thyssen, Edgar Hansen, Otto Thicken, unknown, Benedict Krag, unknown, O. V. "Mickey" Christensen, Iver Wind, Siguard Thyssen, Dora Harton, Melvin Hansen, Leo Westerholm, Dorothy Mae Krenek, Ella Nielsen, Helena Berndt, Harvey Westerholm, and Juliane Hvilholt. Second row: Evelyn Frost, Isabel Nielsen, Clifford Allenson, Evelyn Hansen, Inger Nelsen, Kermit Westerholm, Anders Thyssen, Gerda Thyssen, Helga Christensen, Clara Brodsgaard, Robert "Bob" Hansen, Alma Harton, Alice Hvilholt, Helen Wind, Clara Marie Jensen, Gwendolyn Praytor, Fern Hermansen, and Elsie Lee Chritiansen. Third row: Preston Hicks, A. R. Zieschang, unknown, unknown, Martin Strarup, Alfred Wind, unknown, Alfred Thyssen, Harold Wind, Daniel Nelsen, Olaf Larsen, Alton Nelsen, Lloyd Nielsen, Vernon Christiansen, Vernor Harton, Merle Lee Johnson, and Gunnar Thyssen. Fourth row: unknown, unknown, Carl Hansen, Vernon Swendsen, Lawrence Petersen, Donald Lykke, Leroy Strarup, Johannes "Jack" Hansen, Irvin Wind, Shirley Strarup, Joyce Hansen, Gernell Johnson, Lillie Jensen, unknown, Julian Christiansen, Irene Hansen, and Irene Saman.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang Church

Description: Copy negative of the remains of the Danevang Lutheran Church after a 1945 hurricane destroyed it. Nothing is left standing. Amidst short grasses, parts of the roof structure can be seen lopsided and wedged between different construction materials. A woman in a light-colored dress stands center left with her back to the camera on top of an incline.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang Church

Description: Copy negative of the remains of the Danevang Lutheran Church after a 1945 hurricane destroyed it. Several parts of the roof structure can be seen wedged between different construction materials from the walls and interior architecture. On the left part of the image, however, the front entrance appears to have remained untouched.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Danevang Cubs]

Description: Photograph of six men in baseball uniforms exiting the dugout. Their names are Sam Invardsen, unknown, O. W. "Buster" Schaer, Fred F. W. "Densky" Hansen, and Olaf "O. J." Hansen.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang 4-H Club

Description: Photograph of members of the Danevang 4-H Club in front of a wooden wall. The girls wear dresses, and the boys wear jeans with short and long-sleeved shirts. Six girls are in the back, identified from left to right as Ruth Allenson, Glenda Christensen, Idel Bram, Jane Laustrup, Dorothy Waldman, and Beverly Elaine Waldman. In the front row, from left to the right, the boys have been identified as Timmy Nielsen, Johnny Brodsgaard, Vernon Bram, Kenneth Christensen, and Dennis Andersen. There is a Danish Heritage Society stamp on the back of the photograph which also lists their address.
Date: 1960/1970
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Four Danevang Homes

Description: Postcard of a composite image of four homes belonging to the Danevang family. They are all two-story structures but vary in architectural details, number of windows, construction materials, and landscape elements. The two on top look to be more suburban in setting, while the two on the bottom appear to be located in a rural environment. There is no addressee on the back of the postcard, but various notes have been written on it. Rough, black patches of paper remain from wherever it was torn out of.
Date: 1895/1995
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Danevang School Students]

Description: Copy print of school students and two of their teachers standing on the front steps of a school in Danevang, Texas. Behind them, there is an open double-door entryway. They have been lined up into three rows. From left to right, the first row has been identified as Lawrence Harton, Gunnar Thyssen, Vernon Swendsen, Barbara Strarup, Lawrence Petersen, Leroy Strarup, and Julian Christiansen. The second row, from left to right, has been identified as Martin Strarup, Alton Nielsen, Preston Hicks, Lillie Jensen, Irene Hansen, Shirley Strarup, and A. R. Zieschang. The last row, from left to right, is comprised of Donald Hicks (teacher), Jack Hansen, Isabel Nielsen, Joyce Hansen, and Mrs. Hicks (teacher).
Date: 1943/1944
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang Baseball Team

Description: A black and white photograph of a baseball team in baseball uniforms, including baseball caps, at the Danevang baseball diamond. Four team members are seated while eight are standing behind them. One man who is not wearing a uniform stands slightly to the right of them.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

First Auto in Danevang

Description: Black and white photograph of a family of 9 sitting in an early model automobile, which was the first automobile in Danevang according to accompanying information. The parents are situated in the front seat; the mother, who wears a long dress, holds an infant on her lap while the father, who wears a shirt, tie and a hat, holds the steering wheel with one hand and smiles at the camera. Six of the children are settled in the back compartment of the car. The eldest child holds a younger sibling in her lap and smiles at the camera. The car, whose entire left side is visible, is parked directly beside the exterior of a building that has one noticeable curtained window. Foliage is discernible behind the children in the backseat.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang Community Photo

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of a large group of Danevang citizens arranged in several rows for a portrait in front of the Danevang Community Hall. The hall has several windows on its exterior facade; two are closed and three others are open. A few individuals are sitting within the open window frames or are directly in front of them.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang Danish Singers

Description: Photograph of a group of older men and women singing inside St. Phillips Hall in El Campo, Texas. The front row is composed of women in traditional Danish costumes: crochet-trim aprons tied at the waist over black dresses, black bonnets tied around the neck, and long-sleeved white shirts. They are singing from sheets of music that they hold near their chests. They have been identified, from left to right, as Marie Bram, Ingeborgh Berndt Atchetee, Helena Berndt Lauritsen, Gudrun Jensen, and Lillian Roberts. There are four men in the back. They too hold red pieces of paper. They have been identified, from left to right, as Fred Swendsen, Andrew Enemark Berndt, Pastor Eric Moller, and Otto Harton. The top of a Christmas tree is behind them, as well as a drop-down projection screen, a green wreath, and a clock off to the left.
Date: January 1983
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
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