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Aagot Bergsgaard with niece Natalie Nelson in Aagot's homestead shack.
Aagot Bergsgaard with niece Natalie Nelson in Aagot's homestead shack.
TitleAagot Bergsgaard with niece Natalie Nelson in Aagot's homestead shack.
Date of Original1908
DescriptionAagot Bergsgaard seated inside house appearing to be reading book, with young girl standing beside her. Bed in corner with photographs, mirror and Norwegian flag on wall.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectPioneer Era
Women
Subject (LCTGM)Beds
Photographs
Mirrors
Flags
Interiors
Subject (LCSH)Norwegian American women
Subject (Local)Women homesteaders
Personal NameBergsgaard, Aagot, 1879-1947
LocationMaddock (N.D.)
Benson County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1900-1909
Item Number2008.116.12
Format of OriginalSlides
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Transcription"Aagdt Bergsgaard seated, homestead shack inside, neice Natalie Nelson, 1908" - Handwritten on slide mount.
"Aagdt Bergsgaard (seated) inside her homestead shack. Courtesy Mrs. Herman Engh" - Caption with photograph published in Land in Her Own Name, p. 99.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Copied form original photographic print.
Questionnaire, completed by niece Nora Engh, in Lindgren papers (Mss292.1.18).
Biography/HistoryAagot Bergsgaard was born in Odnes, Norway in 1879 and came with her parents to Spring Grove, Minnesota in 1885. The family moved to the Viking, N.D. community in 1889. Aagot homestead south of Maddock, N.D. in 1910. Later she moved to Williston, N.D. where she died in 1947. She never married.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionH. Elaine Lindgren Photograph Collection 2008
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/1059
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2008.116.12)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs010017
Original SourceSlide
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