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Esoline Mathilda Evenson and Oscar Zacherson sitting on prairie
Esoline Mathilda Evenson and Oscar Zacherson sitting on prairie
TitleEsoline Mathilda Evenson and Oscar Zacherson sitting on prairie
Date of Originalbetween 1907-1909
DescriptionWoman and man seated on prairie with a dog between them. Each has a rifle in their arms. Identity of man given on another print in collection as her future husband Oscar E. Zacherson.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectSports & Recreation
Subject (LCTGM)Courtship
Rifles
Dogs
Subject (Local)Women homesteaders
Personal NameZackerson, Mathilda Esoline Evenson, 1883-1952
Zacherson, Oscar E., 1881-1937
LocationAdams County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1900-1909
Item Number2008.116.51; 2008.20.7
Negative Number35mm 280.1-3
Format of OriginalSlides
Copy photographic prints
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Transcription"Esoline Mathilda Evenson 'Courting'" - Handwritten on slide mount.
"Mathilda Esoline Evenson used her gun for recreation as well as defense. Courtesy Evelyn Conger" - Caption with image in Land in Her Own Name, p. 182.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Copied from original gelatin silver print.
Completed questionnaire in Lindgren's research papers (292.1.65).
Biography/HistoryMathilda Esoline Evenson was born in 1883. She homesteaded in Gilstrap Township, Adams County, N.D. in 1907. After proving up her claim she sold it in 1909. In 1910 she married Oscar E. Zacherson and they lived at Hickson, N.D., later moving to Minneapolis, Minn. where she died in 1952.
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 (2008.116.51)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs010056
Original SourceSlide
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