Emil & Myrtle Lauritsen Home Metadata

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  • Main Title Emil & Myrtle Lauritsen Home


  • Donor: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
    Contributor Type: Organization


  • Creation: 1986


  • English


  • Content Description: Photograph of a single-story brick home in Danevang, Texas, belonging to Emil and Myrtle Lauritsen. The house has green shingles and intersecting hip roofs, one of which projects outwards creating an overhang over the front entrance supported by two slender columns on each corner. There are different species of flowers and plants along the edge of the house. Photograph was taken a short distance away, capturing a well-kept front lawn with short grass. In the background, large trees are visible behind the house.
  • Physical Description: 1 photograph : col. ; 7 x 13 cm.


  • NMC Chenhalls: Communication Artifact
  • NMC Chenhalls: Documentary Artifact
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Homes
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Landscape and Nature - Plants
  • Keyword: Lauritsen, Emil
  • Keyword: Lauritsen, Myrtle
  • Keyword: Lauritsen, Merle
  • Keyword: Lauritsen, Merle Jr.

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Wharton County
  • Time Period: mod-tim
  • Coverage Date: 1986


  • Name: Texas Cultures Online
    Code: TCO


  • Name: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
    Code: DHPS

Resource Type

  • Photograph


  • Image


  • Accession or Local Control No: DHPS_2010-093-079
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth224015


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