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Anna Mathilda Berg and sister Mary
Anna Mathilda Berg and sister Mary
TitleAnna Mathilda Berg and sister Mary
Date of Original189-?
DescriptionStudio portrait of two women, Anna Berg seated and her sister standing
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectPeople
Subject (LCTGM)Families
Portrait photographs
Subject (Local)Women homesteaders
Personal NameBerg, Anna Mathilda, 1871-1957
LocationWarwick (N.D.)
Eddy County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2008.116.14
Format of OriginalSlides
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Transcription"Anna Mathilda Berg seated, Sister Mary" - Handwritten on slide mount.
"Ann Mathilda Berg traded her homestead for a large house in warwick which she ran as a boarding house for teachers. Courtesy Mae and Floyd Jensen" - Caption with published photograph in Land in Her Own Name, p. 2000.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Copied from original gelatin silver print.
Completed questionnaire in Lindgren's research papers (292.1.15).
Biography/HistoryAnna Mathilda Janson Berg was born in Sweden in 1871. She came to North Dakota in 1893 and in 1905 she homesteaded in Eddy County, south of Warwick, N.D. She sold the homestead in 1906 and moved into Warwick. She never married.
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 (2008.116.14)
Digital IDrs010019
Original SourceSlide
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