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Torkel and Andrea Farland family
Torkel and Andrea Farland family
TitleTorkel and Andrea Farland family
Date of Original1904
DescriptionStudio portrait of parents and their eight children.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectPeople
Subject (LCTGM)Families
Subject (LCSH)Norwegian Americans
Personal NameFarland, Andrea, 1855-1945
Farland, Torkel, 1851-1907
LocationVeblen (S.D.)
Marshall County (S.D.)
South Dakota
United States
Item Number2008.116.56; 2008.21.2
Negative Number35mm 282.1 copy neg.
Format of OriginalSlides
Copy photographic prints
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Transcription"Andrea Farland, before husband's death, front row 2nd from right, left-Amanda, right-Mabel" - Handwritten on slide mount."Andreea Farland, birth dates of children. Back, left to right: Carl, 1887; Cornelius, 1883; Anna, 1890; Oline, 1881; Mina, 1888; Front, left to right: Amanda, 1895, interviewed; Torkel Farland, 1851 died 1907; Theodore, 1892, died 1911; Andrea Farland, 1855; Mabel, 1898, interviewed" -Handwritten on back of copy print.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Copied from original gelatin silver print.
Completed questionnaire in Lindgren's research papers (292.1.66).
Likely taken while family lived at Veblen, S.D.
Biography/HistoryAndrea Farland was born in Norway in 1855 and married there Torkel Farland with whom she had ten children. In 1887 she came to America where her husband was already living, at Alexandria, Minn. They later moved to Veblen, S.D. where he died in 1907. In 1908 she and six of her children moved to Big Meadow Township, near Wildrose, N.D. to homestead. She died in 1945.
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 (2008.116.56)
Digital IDrs010061
Original SourceSlide
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