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Village of Sand, Olaf Sand's birthplace
Village of Sand, Olaf Sand's birthplace
TitleVillage of Sand, Olaf Sand's birthplace
Date of OriginalBetween 1947-1954?
DescriptionThis is two photographs put together showing an elevated view of the town that was Olaf Sand's birthplace. There are hills covered in trees, a few bodies of water, tree lines dividing up fields, and buildings such as houses and a church.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectEnvironment
Subject (LCTGM)Cities & towns
Lakes & ponds
LocationNord-Odal (Norway)
Sand (Norway)
Item Number2095.7.4
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original10 x 32 cm.
Transcription"Glamdalen Kongsvinger, Sand i Nord-Odal, 4 spalter., kl., (En klisje av bildene sammen)" - Printed on back of photographs.
"The village of Sand, Olaf Sand's birthplace." - Handwritten on back of photographs.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryOlaf Sand was born in 1871 in Nord Odal, Norway. He recieved a degree in medicine in 1897 from the University of Christiania. In 1905 Dr. Olaf Sand and his wife Eva (Crawford) moved to Fargo, N.D. He and other doctors organized St. Luke's Hospital and the Fargo Clinic. In 1941 his wife died and he retired in 1944 from his practice. In 1947 in Norway, he married Prudence K. Geary of Fargo. They returned to Fargo where they lived until Dr. Sand's death in 1954.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionOlaf Sand Photograph Collection 2095
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2095.7.4)
Digital IDrs010482
Original Sourcephotographic print
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