[Duus Family Holiday Greeting Photograph] Metadata

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  • Main Title [Duus Family Holiday Greeting Photograph]


  • Donor: Danevang Lutheran Church
    Contributor Type: Organization


  • Creation: 1942/1947


  • English


  • Content Description: Two photographs of the same image of the Duus family, which were used as a holiday greeting card and have been placed together with the aid of a small piece of adhesive on the back of the right photograph. The portrait of the family positions Pastor Vagn Duus on the leftmost side, holding a young a boy. The pastor's wife, identified as Gerda Duus, is in the middle, holding a baby in front of her and Sybil Duus on the right. The two boys have not been properly identified, although names have been provided in accompanying information (Verner and Erling). Text beneath the portrait says, "Season's Greetings from Our House to Your House" and has a simple line drawing of a landscape beneath it.
  • Physical Description: 2 photographs : b&w ; 14 x 11 cm.


  • NMC Chenhalls: Communication Artifact
  • NMC Chenhalls: Documentary Artifact
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: People - Family Groups
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Customs - Holidays
  • Keyword: cards
  • Keyword: portraits
  • Named Person: Duus, Pastor Vaghn
  • Named Person: Duus, Sibyl
  • Named Person: Duus, Erling
  • Named Person: Duus, Verner
  • Named Person: Duus, Gerda
  • Keyword: greeting cards

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Wharton County
  • Time Period: mod-tim
  • Start Date: 1942
  • End Date: 1947


  • Name: Texas Cultures Online
    Code: TCO


  • Name: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
    Code: DHPS

Resource Type

  • Photograph


  • Image


  • Accession or Local Control No: DHPS_1999-005-063-01
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth223809


  • Digital Preservation: creationAppName: Adobe Photoshop creationAppVersion: CS creationHardware: Epson Perfection V700 Photo