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Hildur Erickson portrait
Hildur Erickson portrait
TitleHildur Erickson portrait
Date of Original1906
CreatorMcNally, John J., 1877-1946
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionStudio portrait of Hildur Erickson a year before she homesteaded in McLean County, N.D.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectWomen
Subject (LCTGM)Portrait photographs
Subject (LCSH)Swedish American women
Subject (Local)Women homesteaders
Personal NameHanson, Hildur Erickson, 1881-1960
LocationGarrison (N.D.)
McLean County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2008.116.47; 2008.19a.1
Format of OriginalSlides
Copy photographic prints
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Publisher of OriginalMcNally, John J., photographer
Place of PublicationLisbon (N.D.)
Transcription"Hildur E. Erickson (Hanson) 1906, one year before homsteaded" - Handwritten on slide mount.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Copied from original gelatin silver print, held in private hands.
Completed questionnaire in Lindgren's research papers (Mss 292.1.59).
Biography/HistoryHildur Erickson was born in Sweden in 1881 and immigrated to America in 1906, living with relatives near Sheldon, N.D. for a year before homesteading in McLean County, fifteen miles northwest of Garrison, N.D. In 1908 she married Fred Hanson a nearby homesteader. They lived on his homestead and raised four children. She died in 1960.
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 (2008.116.47)
Digital IDrs010052
Original SourceSlide
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