|Title||Erick Olson tintype portrait |
|Date of Original||189-? |
|Description||Tintype portrait of Erick Olson wearing a suit and bowtie. He was an early settler in Norma Township. |
|Personal Name||Olson, Erick, 1845-1916|
Barnes County (N.D.)
|Item Number||BC 1-27-2 |
|Format of Original||Tintypes|
|Dimensions of Original||9 x 7 cm. |
|Transcription||"Erick Olson, Pioneer Farmer, Norma Township"--Handwritten next to tin type. |
|Notes||Photographer unknown. |
Title created by staff.
|Biography/History||Erick Olson was one of the early settlers and pioneer farmers in Norma Township. He was born in Toten, Norway in 1845 and as a young man came to Harmony, MN, where he married Helene Johnson in 1878. In 1880 he and his wife and 15 month old daughter, Minnie (Mrs. Ole Olstad) came by wagon train to what was then Dakota Territory and homesteaded on the NW 1/4 of Sec. 18 in Norma Township. Their first home was a sod house. They had five daughters and one son, Edwin. Erick Olson was a member of the Norma Dist. #11 school board, he passed away in 1916. |
|Bibliographic Reference||Information from pages 184-185 in Barnes County History, Barnes County, North Dakota. Printed by Taylor Publishing Company, 1976. |
|Repository Institution||Barnes County Historical Society|
|Repository Collection||Barnes County Historical Society Photograph Collection|
|Credit Line||Barnes County Historical Society (BC 1-27-2) |
|Rights Management||Copyright status unknown. |
Owned by Barnes County Historical Society.
|Ordering Information||Barnes County Historical Society address: |
315 Central Ave. N.
Valley City, ND 58072
Phone number: 701-845-0966
|Grant||NHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08 |
|Digital ID||dmBC1272 |