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Sarah Knutson Gryde portrait
Sarah Knutson Gryde portrait
TitleSarah Knutson Gryde portrait
Date of Original190-?
CreatorThompson, Ambrose, 1848-1928
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionFormal studio portrait of Sarah Knutson
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectWomen
Subject (LCTGM)Portrait photographs
Subject (Local)Women homesteaders
Personal NameGryde, Sarah Knutson, 1882-1956
LocationHatton (N.D.)
Grand Forks (N.D.)
McHenry County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2008.116.134
Negative Number35mm-0327.3
Format of OriginalSlides
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Transcription"Sarah C. Knutson" - Handwritten on slide mount.
"Income from a good crop on her homestead made it possible for Sarah Knutson to purchase a home in Velva." - Caption with image, published in: Land in Her Own Name, p. 200.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Sarah Knutson Gryde's completed questionnaire and additional biographical information in Lindgren's research papers (Mss 292.2.11). Copy negative also available in photo collection.
Biography/HistorySarah Knutson was born in 1882 at Hatton, N.D. of Norwegian immigrants. She homesteaded in Olivia Township, McHenry County, N.D. in 1907 where she had come to keep house for her brothers who had homesteaded earlier. After proving up her claim she worked for her brothers and in 1909 married Carl J. Gryde who had homesteaded nearby. He was born in 1884 at Hoople, N.D. He died in 1913 and Sarah and family lived wither her brothers. She later moved to Velva, N.D. and Mayville. She died in 1956.
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 (2008.116.134)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDrs010139
Original SourceSlide
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