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Nora Johnson sitting in chair on homestead, Divide County.
Nora Johnson sitting in chair on homestead, Divide County.
TitleNora Johnson sitting in chair on homestead, Divide County.
Date of Original191-
DescriptionNora Johnson seated in chair outdoors, while man is pouring something into a cup she is holding. Two other men standing near building, one holding a cup.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectWomen
People
Subject (LCTGM)Homesteading
Eating & drinking
Families
Women
Subject (Local)Women homesteaders
Personal NameRust, Nora Johnson, 1890-1978
LocationAlkabo (N.D.)
Divide County (N.D.)
Decade1910-1919
Item Number2008.116.125
Format of OriginalSlides
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Transcription"Nora Johnson Rust" - Handwritten on slide mount.
"Nora Johnson came to North Dakota to care for her brother's children." - Caption with image published in: Land in Her Own Name, p. 45.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Nora Johnson Rust's completed questionnaire and additional biographical information in Lindgren's research papers (Mss 292.1.115).
Biography/HistoryNora Johnson was born in 1890 and grew up at Gatzke, Minn. In 1912 she came to Divide County to help care for her brother Julius' children. That same fall she decided to homestead in Wesby Township of Divide County. She proved up her claim in 1916.She married Gunder Rust in 1918. He was a Norwegian immigrant, coming to the area from Norway in 1913. They farmed and later lived in Alkabo, N.D. He died in 1938 and Nora in 1978.
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 (2008.116.125)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Languageeng
Digital IDrs010130
Original SourceSlide
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