|Title||Gurina Holkestad portrait |
|Date of Original||190-? |
|Description||Portrait of young woman, Gurina Holkestad. |
|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||Bolken, Gurina Holkestad, 1883-1965|
McKenzie County (N.D.)
|Item Number||2008.116.100 |
|Format of Original||Slides|
|Dimensions of Original||5 x 5 cm. |
|Transcription||"Gurina Sofie Holkested (Bolken)" - Handwritten on slide mount.|
Illus. in Land in Her Own Name, p. 229, with caption "Gurina Sofie Holkestad Bolken, She possessed a spirit of faith, courage and determination (Alice Foreng, daughter)".
|Notes||Title supplied by staff.|
Appears to be cropped from original gelatin silver print.
Completed questionnaire and additional biographical information in Lindgren's research papers (Mss 292.1.100).
|Biography/History||Gurina Holkestad was born in 1883 at Stegen, Norway. She came to America in 1906 and lived several years at Fort Ransom, N.D. In 1911 she homesteaded in McKenzie County near Alexander, N.D. She married Carl Bolken. He was born at Bergen, Norway in 1886 and came with his parents to Tolna, N.D. circa 1894. In 1910 he homesteaded in McKenzie County. They had nine children. Carl died in 1924 and Gurina in 1965. |
|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 (2008.116.100) |
|Digital ID||rs010105 |
|Original Source||Slide |