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Anna Helland and Mathilda Larsen portrait
Anna Helland and Mathilda Larsen portrait
TitleAnna Helland and Mathilda Larsen portrait
Date of Original190-?
DescriptionStudio portrait of Anna Helland dressed as a man while Mathilda dressed in ethnic costume, possibly Norwegian.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectPeople
Subject (LCTGM)Cross dressing
Subject (LCSH)Norwegian American women
Subject (Local)Women homesteaders
Personal NameKantrud, Anna Helland, 1875-1970
LocationRuso (N.D.)
McLean County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2008.116.90; 2008.34.1
Negative Number35mm 303.19A
Format of OriginalSlides
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Transcription"Anna Helland (Kantrud) Martha Larsen (Froslie)" - Handwritten on slide mount.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Copied from original gelatin silver print.
Completed questionnaire and additional biographical information in Lindgren's research papers (Mss 292.1.92). Copy print also available in collection.
Biography/HistoryAnna Helland was born in Hadeland, Norway in 1875. She came to America in 1900 and lived at Fargo, N.D. until homesteading in McLean County, N.D. near present-day Ruso in 1902. Her brothers Peter and Andrew homesteaded near her. She married Albert Kantrud in 1907 who also homesteaded nearby. Albert was born at Rothsay, Minn. They lived on his farm and raised seven children. She died in 1970 and Albert in 1940 at Ruso, N.D.
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 (2008.116.90)
Digital IDrs010095
Original SourceSlide
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