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Laura and Oscar Paulson on their wedding day, Leeds, N.D.
Laura and Oscar Paulson on their wedding day, Leeds, N.D.
TitleLaura and Oscar Paulson on their wedding day, Leeds, N.D.
Date of Original1924-08-28
DescriptionLaura Jorgenson Paulson and her husband Oscar Paulson stand in front of the farmhouse on the Peter Jorgenson farm near Leeds on their wedding day. Oscar wears a dark suit and straw hat, while Laura wears a white dress and carries a bouquet. A barn and windmill are visible in the background.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPeople
Portraits
Women
Awards and ceremonies
Subject (LCTGM)Weddings
Flower arrangements
Wedding clothing & dress
Suits (Clothing)
Straw hats
Barns
Windmills
Farmhouses
Personal NamePaulson, Oscar, 1895-1961
Paulson, Laura Jorgenson, 1896-1981
LocationLeeds (N.D.)
Decade1920-1929
Item Number2006-P-13-21
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Oscar & Laura Paulson Aug. 1924 at Leeds ND (Laura's home"--Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryLaura Jorgenson was born in 1896 in Towner County, N.D. and was the daughter of Peter and Betsy Jorgenson. She attended high school at Leeds, N.D. and graduated from the University of North Dakota. She taught grade school for two years. In 1924 she married Oscar Paulson of Thief River Falls, Minn. Together, they had four children: Robert, Bruce, James, and Patricia.
Oscar Paulson was from Thief River Falls, Minn. and served in World War I. He worked for the Soo Line Railroad and for American Express. In 1923, he was elected as an alderman to the Thief River Falls city council.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionJorgenson Family Photograph Collection 2006-P-13
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (2006-P-13-21)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh2006P1321
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