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Ingrid Kopseng Dybing portrait
Ingrid Kopseng Dybing portrait
TitleIngrid Kopseng Dybing portrait
Date of Original1899
DescriptionFormal studio portrait of Ingrid Kopseng.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectPeople
Subject (LCTGM)Women
Portrait photographs
Subject (LCSH)Norwegian American women
Subject (Local)Women homesteaders
Personal NameDybing, Ingrid Kopseng, 1865-1938
LocationHarvey (N.D.)
Wells County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2008.116.128
Format of OriginalSlides
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Transcription"Ingrid Kapsing (Dybing) April 1899" - Handwritten on slide mount.
"Ingrid Kapseng [Kopseng] came from Norway to North Dakota in 1893 with her brother, Knute. She and Knute broke much of the sod on their homesteads and built the shack on the section line, half on her land and half on his." - Caption with image published in: Land in Her Own Name, p. 54.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Ingrid Kopseng Dybing's completed questionnaire and additional biographical information in Lindgren's research papers (Mss 292.2.3). Copy print of husband Tannes Dybing available in photograph collection (2008.42.1).
Biography/HistoryIngrid Kopseng was born in 1865 at Sigdal, Norway. She filed for a homestead in Fram Township, Wells County, N.D. in 1893 and proved it up in 1899. In 1899 she married Tannes Dybing, also a Norwegian immigrant. He was born in 1868 at Hellan, Norway and came to America in 1888. He homesteaded next to Ingrid and after their marriage their land was consolidated where they raised their family. Ingrid died in 1938 and Tannes in 1954.
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 (2008.116.128)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDrs010133
Original SourceSlide
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