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Caroline Gunvaldson portrait
Caroline Gunvaldson portrait
TitleCaroline Gunvaldson portrait
Date of Original190-?
DescriptionFormal studio portrait of Caroline Gunvaldson.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectWomen
Subject (LCTGM)Portrait photographs
Subject (LCSH)Norwegian American women
Subject (Local)Women homesteaders
Personal NameHall, Caroline Gunvaldson, 1875-1951
LocationCarpio (N.D.)
Ward County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2008.116.80; 2008.30.1
Negative Number35mm 295.13-14
Format of OriginalSlides
Copy photographic prints
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Transcription"Caroline Gunvaldson (Hall)" - Handwritten on slide mount.
"Caroline Gunvaldson was 27 when she took a homestead in Ward County in 1902. Courtesy of Clara Hall" - Caption with image in Land in Her Own Name, p. 17.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Copied from original gelatin silver print.
Completed questionnaire and additional biographical information in Lindgren's research papers (Mss 292.1.85).
Biography/HistoryCaroline Gunvaldson was born in 1875 at New Prairie, Minnesota of Norwegian immigrant parents. In 1902 she and several siblings homesteaded in North Dakota in Maryland Township, Ward County. While homesteading she also taught at local schools. After proving up her claim in 1907 she married Norwegian immigrant Knut K. Hall who had homesteaded on adjoining land. They lived on their farm and raised five children. He died in 1927 and she in 1951.
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 (2008.116.80)
Digital IDrs010085
Original SourceSlide
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