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Marie Holen on her homestead with neighbor girls Betsy and Josie Thoring
Marie Holen on her homestead with neighbor girls Betsy and Josie Thoring
TitleMarie Holen on her homestead with neighbor girls Betsy and Josie Thoring
Date of Original190-?
DescriptionTwo young women standing on a snowbank with Marie Holen beside her sod house.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectPioneer Era
Women
Subject (LCTGM)Sod buildings
Homesteading
Snow
Winter
Subject (LCSH)Norwegian American women
Sod houses
Subject (Local)Women homesteaders
Personal NameNelson, Marie Holen, 1882-1956
LocationAlamo (N.D.)
Williams County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1900-1909
Item Number2008.116.96; 2008.36.1)
Negative Number35mm 307.34
Format of OriginalSlides
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Transcription"Marie Holen" - Handwritten on slide mount.
"Marie Holen shanty. Left to right, Betsy Thoring, Marie Holen, Josie Thoring. photographer who made reprint outlined the figures. They are standing on a snowbank." - Handwritten on back of copy print (2008.36.1)
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Copied from original gelatin silver print.
Completed questionnaire and additional biographical information in Lindgren's research papers (Mss 292.1.99). Copy print also available in collection.
Biography/HistoryMarie Holen came with her parents to America circa 1892 from Lesje, Norway where she was born in 1882. In 1902 she and several sisters came to North Dakota and in 1905 she homesteaded in Rock Island Township, Williams County, near Alamo. She proved up her claim in 1907 and married Adolph Nelson. He was born in Sweden in 1882. They lived on her homestead and raised three children. They retired from farming in 1944 and moved to Williston, N.D. where Marie died in 1956.
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 (2008.116.96)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs010101
Original SourceSlide
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