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Karoline Holen outside her homestead shack, Williams County, N.D.
Karoline Holen outside her homestead shack, Williams County, N.D.
TitleKaroline Holen outside her homestead shack, Williams County, N.D.
Date of Original190-?
DescriptionKaroline Holen standing outside tar paper shack with man on implement hitched to four animals.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectWomen
Pioneer Era
Subject (LCTGM)Homesteading
Agricultural machinery & implements
Subject (LCSH)Tar paper shacks
Norwegian American women
Subject (Local)Women homesteaders
Personal NameHolen, Karoline, 1842-1923
LocationWilliams County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1900-1909
Item Number2008.116.94
Format of OriginalSlides
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Transcription"Karoline Holen and son" - Handwritten on slide mount.
"Karoline Holen decided to venture west from Minnesota after her husband died. Courtesy Mrs. Carl D. Larson" - Caption with image in Land in Her Own Name, p. 48.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Copied from original gelatin silver print.
Completed questionnaire and additional biographical information in Lindgren's research papers (Mss 292.1.98).
Biography/HistoryKaroline Loftingsmoe was born at Lesje, Norway in 1842. There she married Johan Olsen Holen. The family came to the Glenwood, Minnesota area circa 1892 where Johan died in 1901. Karoline and a number of her children came to North Dakota and she homesteaded in 1906 in Oliver Township, Williams County. She proved up her claim in 1910 and later moved back to Minnesota where she died in 1923.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionH. Elaine Lindgren Photograph Collection 2008
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/1059
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2008.116.94)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs010099
Original SourceSlide
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