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Sons of Amund Stenehjem, 1949 family reunion, Detroit Lakes, Minn.
Sons of Amund Stenehjem, 1949 family reunion, Detroit Lakes, Minn.
TitleSons of Amund Stenehjem, 1949 family reunion, Detroit Lakes, Minn.
Date of Original1949-06-26
DescriptionEight sons of Amund Stenehjem standing in a row from oldest to youngest. All of the men are in suits with a name tags pinned to their lapels.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectPeople
Social Life & Customs
Subject (LCTGM)Families
Reunions
Men
Subject (LCSH)Norwegian Americans
Personal NameStenehjem family
Stenehjem, Thomas A., 1876-1966
Stenehjem, Peter O., 1878-1962
Stenehjem, John E., 1881-1985
Stenehjem, Gerhard A., 1882-1965
Stenehjem, Martin S., 1885-1963
Stenehjem, Arthur F., 1888-1962
Stenehjem, Odin N., 1889-1964
Stenehjem, Styrk C., 1891-1981
LocationDetroit Lakes (Minn.)
Becker County (Minn.)
Minnesota
United States
Decade1940-1949
Item Number2035.208
Negative Number2035.208
Format of OriginalFilm negatives
Dimensions of Original10 x 13 cm.
Publisher of OriginalForum Publishing Company (Fargo, N.D.)
Place of PublicationFargo (N.D.)
Transcription"Stalwart men are the descendants of Amund Stenehjem, Minnesota pioneer of a century ago, who gathered at the Stenehjem family reunion at Detroit Lakes Sunday. Brothers, these eight grandsons of the patriarchal family head, are the surviving members of a nine-man brother baseball team well known in the northwest years ago. They are, left to right, Thomas A. Stenehjem, Williston; Peter A. Stenehjem, Anamoose; J. E. Stenehjem, Winona, Minn.; G. A. Stenehjem; Williston; M. S. Stenehjem, Minot; A. F. Stenehjem, Gibbon, Neb.; O. N. Stenehjem, Watford City, and Styrk Stenehjem, Caledonia, Minn." - Caption with image in article "Stenehjem Clan, at First Reunion, Forms Organization", by Roy P. Johnson, Fargo Forum and Daily Tribune, June 28, 1949, p. 13.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryAmund and Kari Stenehjem came to the United States from Norway in 1849. More than 300 descendants of the couple attended the family reunion in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, marking the centennial of the families arrival in the United States.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionFargo Forum Negative Collection 2035
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/971
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2035.208)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs000402
Original SourceNegative
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