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[Confirmation Class in Front of Old Church]

Description: Photograph of a group of children in front of an old church in Danevang, Texas. There is a large tree off to the right of the photograph. The children are dressed in formal attire; the girls wear light-colored dresses and the boys wear suits. Accompanying information has provided names, but it cannot be stated with certainty to whom they apply.
Date: 1941
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Boy Scouts Field Day in El Campo, Texas]

Description: Black and white photograph of a large group of boys that make up a chapter of the Boy Scouts of America. According to the title written on the photograph, they are all cub scouts from Wharton County and they are posing for a portrait to commemorate a summer field day. Positioned in front of the side of a wooden cabin, they are arranged in four rows with the first row seated with their legs crossed and the second row seated on a bench. Four adult scout leaders are present; one is sitting on the first row with the boys, one is standing to the left of the group, and two are on the right.
Date: August 23, 1941
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

1941 Confirmation

Description: Black and white photograph of the confirmation class standing in front of the [Danevang Lutheran Church]. Seven girls and six boys stand arranged in three rows in front of the church building. They are accompanied by an older man, identified as Pastor A.E. Frost on the left. Behind the group, the church doors and two windows are visible. Above the building's doors is the inscription "ANS GAR KIRKE." On the back of the photograph is a note written in Danish.
Date: 1941
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Boy Scouts in Front of Log Cabin]

Description: Photograph of the Boy Scouts of America seated on a bench in front of a log cabin. An open window and doorway is seen behind them. Two adults wearing neckerchiefs, presumably Scout leaders, flank the right and left side of the bench. The children wear shorts, shirts with button-flap pockets, neckerchiefs, and all but two also wear caps. From left to right, they have been identified as Bob Hansen, Lawrence Petersen, Carl Hansen, Jack Hansen, Gunnar Thyssen, Kenneth Andersen, Kermit Harton, Donald Lykke, Irvin Wind, and Harold Wind.
Date: 1941
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Scouts in Uniform

Description: Photograph of the Boy Scouts of America and adults standing before a school bus, a car, and a series of buildings to the left. The children are wearing traditional Boy Scout uniforms - neckerchiefs, caps, and shirts with button-flap pockets - with the exception of one on the rightmost side of the picture who is wearing overalls. From left to the right, the children have been identified as Gunnar Thyssen, Carl Hansen, Irvin Wind, Leroy Strarup, Lawrence Petersen, Lawrence Harton, Ray Allenson, Donald Lykke, Lester Wind, Floyd Wind, Kenneth Strarup, and Holger Thyssen. In the back, the adults have been identified, from left to right, as Gertrude Hansen, Mike Hansen, Andrew Hansen, Mamie Hansen, and Jack Hansen. There is a man standing in the very back, barely visible closest to the school bus, who has not been identified.
Date: 1941
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Four Boy Scouts in Front of Log Cabin]

Description: Photograph of Boy Scouts standing before a log cabin with one, open visible window and a bench on the left side of the picture. The child on the leftmost side is wearing light-colored, belted trousers and a tucked-in shirt. The rest of the children are wearing traditional Boy Scout uniforms: pleated shorts, shirts with button-flap pockets, and neckerchiefs. They have been identified, from left to right, as Gunnar Thyssen, Donald Lykke, Carl Hansen, and Lawrence Petersen.
Date: 1941
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danish Ladies Aid 40th Anniversary

Description: Photograph of a large group of women standing in rows in front of a house celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Danish Ladies Aid organization of Danevang, Texas. The front row is seated in wooden chairs. They are mostly elderly women, with the exception of a few in the top rows. Although some names have been supplied, they have not been matched properly to specific people in the photograph. They are dressed in conservative apparel.
Date: 1941
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Group of Women

Description: Photograph of a group of women standing in a line in front of what appears to be a two-story wooden house. The land around them is flat and empty, except for a few leafless bushes on the rightmost side of the image. The women have been identified from left to right as Kathyrn Nielsen, Mamie Hansen, Mary Hansen Andersen, Dorothy Andersen Westergaard, Christine Andersen Ingvardsen, and Meta Ingvardsen. They wear dark shoes and knee-length dresses of varying colors, prints, and tailoring.
Date: 1941
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Photograph of a Mass service at the Old City Auditorium]

Description: Photograph of a Mass celebrating the Feast for Christ the King at the Old City Auditorium. The audience is comprised of Our Lady of Guadalupe parishioners.
Date: 1941
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Gathering of parishoners at Leon]

Description: Photograph of the parishoners' procession in front of the Church at Leon. Spectators standing by.
Date: 1941
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Photograph of Eustacio Alderete]

Description: Photograph of Eustacio "Tatcho" Alderete.
Date: November 9, 1941
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Church Interior During Service]

Description: Photograph of the interior of St. James Catholic Church during a service. The audience is standing in the pews, and two lines are leading up to the altar. Writing on the back of the photograph identifies the service as the first Holy Communion Class, in 1941.
Date: 1941
Creator: Trost Studio
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Austin Mexican Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of the Mexican Presbyterian Church in Austin, Texas. The note on the back identifies the building and dates the photograph to May 1941. The church is a two-story building with stone around the bottom. There are power lines in front.
Date: May 1941
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary