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Jeremias and Ivertha Johnson portraits
Jeremias and Ivertha Johnson portraits
TitleJeremias and Ivertha Johnson portraits
Date of Original190-?
DescriptionSeparate portraits of Ivertha and Jeremias Johnson.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectPeople
Subject (LCTGM)Couples
Portrait photographs
Subject (LCSH)Norwegian Americans
Norwegian American women
Subject (Local)Women homesteaders
Personal NameJohnson, Ivertha, 1879-1958
Johnson, Jeremias, 1861-1940
LocationMinot (N.D.)
Ward County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2008.116.16; 2008.9.1;
Negative Number35mm-251.3A-4A
Format of OriginalSlides
Copy photographic prints
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Transcription"Iverta Bjirka Johnson" - Handwritten on slide mount.
"Iverta Bjirka Johnson and husband. she was married & bought land under 1820 law" - Handwritten on back of copy photographic print.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Copied from original gelatin silver print.
Completed questionnaire in Lindgren's research papers (292.1.20).
Biography/HistoryIvertha Bjerka was born in 1879 in Norway and came to the United States in 1900. She married Jeremias Johnson, also a Norwegian immigrant, in 1902. He had homesteaded earlier in Ward County and she homesteaded in 1901 and got title to the land in 1904. Jeremias came to the United States in 1882. They raised nine children. Ivertha died in 1958 and he in 1940.
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 (2008.116.16)
Digital IDrs010021
Original SourceSlide
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