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Ada Asch Rush portrait
Ada Asch Rush portrait
TitleAda Asch Rush portrait
Date of Original190-?
DescriptionStudio portrait of Ada Asch as young woman, likely before she was married. Where taken unknown, likely Emmons County, N.D.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectPeople
Subject (LCTGM)Portrait photographs
Subject (Local)Women homesteaders
Personal NameRush, Ada Asch, 1884-
LocationHague (N.D.)
Emmons County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2008.116.9
Format of OriginalSlides
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Transcription"Ada Asch (Rush) married, 'The Opera Style'" - Handwritten on slide mount.
"Ada Asch came alone from South Dakota, but she could get advice from a relative who lived nearby. Courtesy Clement Rush" - Identification with image published in Land in Her Own Name, p. 30.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Copied from original photographic print.
Questionnaire sheet completed by son Clement Rush and in Lindgren papers (292.1.12).
Biography/HistoryAda Asch was born in 1884 in Iowa and raised by other family when her parents died when she was young. She came to Emmons County, N.D. in 1901-1902 from Del Rapids, S.D. and homesteaded near Hague. She proved up her land in 1908. She married William Rush in 1905 and they continued to live in Emmons County where they farmed. In 1920 the lived in DeLamere, N.D. where he operated a hardware store. They later moved to Moorhead, Minn. where William died in 1931.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionH. Elaine Lindgren Photograph Collection 2008
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2008.116.9)
Digital IDrs010014
Original SourceSlide
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