Fred & Marie Swendsen Home

Description

Photograph of a single-story brick home in Danevang, Texas, belonging to Fred and Marie Swendsen. Photograph appears to have been taken from the right side of the front lawn, at a low angle, capturing neatly-trimmed grasses interrupted by a paved walkway that rounds a left corner to the front door. Two large trees tower over the house, and a third, mostly cropped out of the photograph, is seen on the rightmost side of the image. The house has several windows, different types of plants and flowers along the edge of the brick, and a light-colored shingle covering sloping roofs. A ... continued below

Physical Description

1 photograph : col. ; 9 x 8 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. May 1974.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Texas Cultures Online and was provided by Danish Heritage Preservation Society to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Danish Heritage Preservation Society

The Danish Heritage Preservation Society provides thousands of items depicting the history of Danish people in Texas. The items include photographs, postcards, legal documents, and books that date from the 1860s.

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Description

Photograph of a single-story brick home in Danevang, Texas, belonging to Fred and Marie Swendsen. Photograph appears to have been taken from the right side of the front lawn, at a low angle, capturing neatly-trimmed grasses interrupted by a paved walkway that rounds a left corner to the front door. Two large trees tower over the house, and a third, mostly cropped out of the photograph, is seen on the rightmost side of the image. The house has several windows, different types of plants and flowers along the edge of the brick, and a light-colored shingle covering sloping roofs. A woman wearing a dress is seen in the distance bending over.

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1 photograph : col. ; 9 x 8 cm.

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Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the 19th and 20th centuries. Funding provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

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  • May 1974

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Fred & Marie Swendsen Home, photograph, May 1974; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth224002/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Danish Heritage Preservation Society.