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Unveiling of the Ivar Aasen bauta at Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota, U.S.A.
Unveiling of the Ivar Aasen bauta at Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota, U.S.A.
TitleUnveiling of the Ivar Aasen bauta at Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota, U.S.A.
Date of Original1913
DescriptionLarge group of people, most dressed in Norwegian costumes, standing in front of bust of man atop high stone, with floral wreaths hanging from stone. On either side of bust are the Norwegian and American flags. In foreground are wooden seats.
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General SubjectSocial Life & Customs
Subject (LCTGM)Monuments & memorials
Costumes
Ethnic groups
Flags
Dedications
Sculpture
Subject (LCSH)Norwegian Americans
Personal NameAasen, Ivar Andreas, 1813-1896
Garborg, Arne, 1851-1924
Fjelde, Paul, 1892-
Organization NameConcordia College (Moorhead, Minn.)
Concordia College (Moorhead, Minn.) - Monuments
LocationMoorhead (Minn.)
Clay County (Minn.)
Minnesota
United States
Decade1910-1919
Item NumberMss 82.1.4
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original23 x 28 cm.
Transcription"Paul Fjelde, sculptor of same in front center. Arne Garborg, Norse author, left of P. Fjelde. Schedrup, in Norse costume, 2nd right of P. F., writer-norse. Hans Jerval, editor, writer, lawyer from Norway. Herman O. Fjelde, physician & historian's Norse crowns on two ladies. Solem Norse crown on one lady, a Solem or Mrs. Solem's sister? only daughter has crown, uncle a professor at University of Michigan, U.S.A., year 1940. Only photo of Fjelde's large bridal crown, burned at U. of North Dakota museum display. Much of this arranged by Dr. H.O. Fjelde, then of Fargo, North Dakota. Note different types of Norse costumes, very colorful & beautiful. Price of an average Hardanger dragt, i.e. costume in year 1968 - $125 and up, in Norway, Europe. Mrs Solem-Valdres; A. Garborg-Setesdal" - Handwritten on back of print.
According to a source the photograph does not include Arne Garborg, but his wife Hulda Garborg who is to the left of Paul Fjelde. She came to Minnesota for this event alone.
NotesTitle handwritten on back of print.
Photographer unknown.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionHerman O. Fjelde Photograph Collection Mss 82
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (82.1.4)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs001413
Original SourcePhotographic print
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