|Title||Mr. Lars O. Burkum and Mr. Ole Posteuen |
|Date of Original||1928 |
|Creator||Burkum, Lester, 1912-2001|
|Creator Role||Photographer |
|Description||A view of two men standing outside, both with their hands in their pockets and wearing hats. Mr. Lars O. Burkum stands on the left in a dark jacket and pants, and Mr. Ole Posteuen stands on the right in a light colored shirt. |
|Personal Name||Burkum, Lars O., 1876-1943|
Wells County (N.D.)
|Item Number||MM5 |
|Format of Original||Photographic prints|
|Dimensions of Original||12 x 7 cm. |
|Transcription||"Mr. L.O. Burkum and Mr. Ole Posteuen 1928"--Handwritten below photograph in photo album. |
|Notes||This photograph was in a photograph album owned by Lester Burkum. |
|Biography/History||Lars O. Burkum was born in Lordal, Norway in 1856. He immigrated to America and married Guri (Gina) Ronge Burkum, they had a son Lester Burkum. In 1894 T. K. Rogne and L.(Lars) O. Burkum established the first store in Manfred, N.D. located on Block 3, Lot 8. In 1905 they built the building pictured which was known as the Burkum Hardware Store. In 1916 Lars O. Burkum sold the store and bought a farmstead three miles west of Manfred, N.D. Gina died July 11, 1941, and Lars died two years later on July 7, 1943. |
|Bibliographic Reference||Information found at the ManfredND.org website under Biographies and then the families last name. |
|Repository Institution||Manfred Heritage Museum|
|Repository Collection||Manfred Heritage Museum Photograph Collection|
|Credit Line||Manfred Heritage Museum, Manfred, N.D. (MM5) |
|Rights Management||Copyright status unknown. |
|Ordering Information||Manfred Heritage Museum |
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|Grant||NHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08 |
|Digital ID||dmMM5 |