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Children of John and Mathilda Peterson
Children of John and Mathilda Peterson
TitleChildren of John and Mathilda Peterson
Date of Original1897?
CreatorPierce & Potter
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionFormal studio portrait of two girls and five boys all dressed in late Victorian clothing.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectPeople
Subject (LCTGM)Families
Portrait photographs
Subject (LCSH)Swedish Americans
Personal NamePeterson family
Peterson, John, 1852-1903
Peterson, Mathilda J., 1865-1938
Peterson, Alfred Nerious, 1887-
Peterson, Benjamin, 1893-
Peterson, Carl Nicholas, 1890-
LocationNorthwood (N.D.)
Grand Forks (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number121.3.2
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original11 x 17 cm.
Publisher of OriginalPierce & Potter (Aneta, N.D.)
Place of PublicationAneta (N.D.)
Transcription"Alma Ruth, born Mar 20, 1886, Benjamin Mar 20, 1893, Helena Mathilda, Feb. 21, 1884, Gustaf Adolph, Mar. 25, 1897, Carl Nicholaus, Mar 29, 1890, Emil Edward, Nov. 30, 1894, Alfred Nereous, July 21, 1887." - Handwritten on back of print.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photograph mounted on cardboard mount.
Biography/HistoryChildren of John and Mathilda (Olson) Peterson. John Peterson was born in Sweden in 1852. He farmed in Logan Center township, Grand Forks county. He married Mathilda Josephine Olson in 1883. They had eleven children, Helen, Alma, Alfred, Carl Benjamin, Emil, Gustav, Peter, Joseph, John, and Martin. John Peterson died in 1903, leaving Mathilda to raise the children, she died in 1938.
Bibliographic ReferenceGrand Forks County Heritage Book : A History of Rural Grand Forks County, Grand Forks, North Dakota, 1976, p. 199.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionNorthwood, N.D. Photograph Collection 121
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (121.3.2)
Digital IDrs000646
Original SourcePhotograph
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