|Title||Mary Belle Hanson portrait |
|Date of Original||189-? |
|Description||Studio portrait of Mary Belle Hanson. |
|Ordering Information||Consult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services |
|Subject (LCTGM)||Portrait photographs|
|Subject (LCSH)||Norwegian American women|
|Subject (Local)||Women homesteaders|
|Personal Name||Pierson, Mary Belle Hanson, 1876-1940|
Benson County (N.D.)
|Item Number||2008.116.85 |
|Format of Original||Slides|
|Dimensions of Original||5 x 5 cm. |
|Transcription||"Mary Hanson (Pierson)" - Handwritten on slide mount.|
"Mary Belle Hanson and her husband acquired several sections of land, but she kept her original homestead in her own name until she died. Courtesy R. Warren Pierson" - Caption with image in Land in Her Own Name, p. 205.
|Notes||Title supplied by staff.|
Copied from original gelatin silver print.
Completed questionnaire and additional biographical information in Lindgren's research papers (Mss 292.1.90).
|Biography/History||Mary Belle Hanson was born in 1876 at Blooming Prairie, Minnesota of Norwegian immigrants Mads & Belle Hanson of Stjørdahl, Norway. The family moved to Benson County, N.D. where Mary Belle homesteaded in 1897 in Beaver Township. She proved up her land in 1902. She married Olof Pierson who lived nearby. He was born in 1868 in Sweden. They farmed in Beaver Township and raised their family. Mary Belle died in 1940 and Olof in 1948. |
|Repository Institution||North Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies|
|Repository Collection||H. Elaine Lindgren Photograph Collection 2008|
|Collection Finding Aid||Consult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/1059 |
|Credit Line||Institute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2008.116.85) |
|Digital ID||rs010090 |
|Original Source||Slide |