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Mr. Lars O. Burkum and Mr. Ole Posteuen
Mr. Lars O. Burkum and Mr. Ole Posteuen
TitleMr. Lars O. Burkum and Mr. Ole Posteuen
Date of Original1928
CreatorBurkum, Lester, 1912-2001
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionA 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.
General SubjectPeople
Subject (LCTGM)People
Suits (Clothing)
Personal NameBurkum, Lars O., 1876-1943
LocationManfred (N.D.)
Wells County (N.D.)
Item NumberMM5
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Photograph albums
Dimensions of Original12 x 7 cm.
Transcription"Mr. L.O. Burkum and Mr. Ole Posteuen 1928"--Handwritten below photograph in photo album.
NotesThis photograph was in a photograph album owned by Lester Burkum.
Biography/HistoryLars 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 ReferenceInformation found at the website under Biographies and then the families last name.
Repository InstitutionManfred Heritage Museum
Repository CollectionManfred Heritage Museum Photograph Collection
Credit LineManfred Heritage Museum, Manfred, N.D. (MM5)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Ordering InformationManfred Heritage Museum
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Mailing address: Manfred History and Preservation Inc., PO Box 321, Harvey, N.D. 58341
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GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmMM5
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