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Portrait of Haile Chisholm
Portrait of Haile Chisholm
TitlePortrait of Haile Chisholm
Date of Original193-?
CreatorAnderson, David, 1883-1962
DescriptionBust portrait of Haile Chisholm in a suit and tie.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectPeople
Subject (LCTGM)Portrait photographs
Personal NameChisholm, Haile, 1851-1951
Organization NameNorth Dakota State University
North Dakota State University - People
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2023.K-41
Negative Number2023.K-41 (5 x 7 glass)
Format of OriginalGlass negatives
Dimensions of Original18 x 13 cm.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Biography/HistoryHaile Chisholm, was born October 22, 1851 at Chazy, New York. At a young age he learned the blacksmith trade from his father. Mr. Chisholm worked for several railroads, and had his own blacksmith shop, before moving to Fargo in 1888. In 1903 he became Instructor in Forging and Metal Works at the North Dakota Agricultural College where he remained until retiring in 1937 at the age of 85. Mr. Chisholm gained wide fame as a metal design craftsman. He created the main gates at the College, the Roosevelt memorial gate, as well as other works around North Dakota. On March 28, 1951, Mr. Chisholm died and was buried at Riverside Cemetery in Fargo.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Library, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionDavid Anderson Photograph Collection 2023
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2023.K-41)
Digital IDrs002891
Original SourceGlass negative
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