Historic Plaque, Elise Waerekskjold Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Historic Plaque, Elise Waerekskjold

Creator

  • Photographer: Belden, Dreanna L.
    Creator Type: Personal

Date

  • Creation: 2006-03-01
  • Digitized: 2006-04-12

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: Photograph of a historic plaque in Hamilton, Texas. It reads: "Elise Waerekskjold, (Home 3 blocks W; Grave 6 Blocks NW). Influential early promoter of Norwegian Emigration to Texas: Born Elise Tvede in 1815. In 1846, after John Reiersen migrated to Texas to found the first Norwegian settlement in the state, she became editor of his periodical "Norway and Texas". Through her articles, many were inspired to move here. In 1847 she, too, moved to Texas, and resided in both Van Zandt County and Hamilton County. She married Wilhelm Waerenskjold. Often they welcomed grateful newcomers into their home. Here she helped preserve the history of her people. Died 1895. (1968)"
  • Physical Description: 1 photograph : col.

Subject

  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Architecture - Monuments
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Immigration
  • Named Person: Waerekskjold, Elise Tvede
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Places - United States - Texas - Hamilton County
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Business, Economics and Finance - Communications - Newspapers
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Places - United States - Texas - Van Zandt County

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Hamilton County - Hamilton
  • Time Period: mod-tim
  • Coverage Date: 2006-03-01
  • Place Point: north=31.706879218831208; east=-98.12335687609004;

Collection

  • Name: Photographing Texas
    Code: TP

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries
    Code: UNT

Rights

  • Rights Access: public

Resource Type

  • Photograph

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: DSCN1739

Note

  • Digital Preservation: creationAppName: Adobe Photoshop creationAppVersion: 7 creationHardware: Nikon Coolpix 5700