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1919 Confirmation Class

Description: A black and white photograph of a confirmation class standing in front of the Danevang Lutheran Church, which has the inscription "ANS GAR KIRKE" above the doorway. The class consists of nine girls and two boys. The girls are wearing white dresses and a few of them have flowers pinned to their waists. The boys wear dark formal attire and dark hats. A clergyman identified as Reverend N. Moller accompanies the class.
Date: 1919
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Berndt Family Sitting on a Porch]

Description: Black and white photograph of the Berndt family, seated on the porch of a house with wood-siding and support posts. The parents, Helvig Berdt and Laura Berndt, are seated in the center around their children. Helvig is wearing a bow tie, a white shirt, suspenders ad pants. Laura is wearing a long, white dress with a dark sash around her waist. Their youngest child Meta is sitting on a chair, holding her doll, directly in front of the parents. Two of their daughters, Ingeborg and Marie, stand on either side of the parents in plaid dresses. Helvig has one hand around the waist of the daughter on his left; she in turn has her hand resting on his leg. Their son Andreas Enemark, who is wearing a hat, a shirt, and a tie, stands behind his parents.
Date: 1919
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Hans Jergen Rasmussen Home

Description: Photograph of the front view of a two-story home in Danevang, Texas, belonging to Hans Jergen Rasmussen. Photograph was taken a short distance away from the front entrance. A gable roof projects downwards creating a sloping overhang over the front patio. Two windows are on each side of the front door, which is flanked by small oval windows. The second floor has an intersecting gable roof that runs perpendicular to the main roof, and three windows are seen underneath the pediment created by the pitched roof. Accompanying information on the back of the photograph states that the home was started in 1919 and completed after about 14 years by Hans Jergen, his sons, and a man named Dobbins.
Date: 1919/1950
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Power Company Employees]

Description: Photograph of employees of the Port Arthur Lights and Power Company. The men are standing in a line with two horses. The back of the photograph identifies each person left to right: Glenn Jermigan, unknown, Dick McMillan, A.D. "Happy" McMillan, Cliff Follette, Kate (horse), Blue (horse), Fred Lorenze, Rose Zeno, Dean Saxby, Clyde McMillan, CRN, Adrian Derrough, John Azwell, Jack Johnson.
Date: 1919
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

Tug of War

Description: Copy negative of fourteen Danish children playing tug of war in a field in Danevang, Texas, which is located in Wharton County.
Date: 1919~
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Charlie Schaer WW1 Soldier

Description: Copy negative of Charlie Schaer, who was a World War One soldier from Wharton County, Texas. In the image, Charlie is standing outside a house that is covered with ivy. He is wearing his military uniform.
Date: March 8, 1919
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Photograph of John and Harriet Carr, September 25, 1919]

Description: Photograph of John Walter Carr and his wife Harriet on their 23rd wedding anniversary. They're wearing white formal wear and are standing in front of vegetation. The reverse side of the photo contains a brief Christmas note from John Carr. The photo is contained inside of a hand-painted frame depicting a butterfly and flowers.
Date: September 25, 1919
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast