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Ole and Lena Sims golden wedding anniversary, Divide County, N.D.
Ole and Lena Sims golden wedding anniversary, Divide County, N.D.
TitleOle and Lena Sims golden wedding anniversary, Divide County, N.D.
Date of Original1947
DescriptionOle and Lena Sims sit near a building in Divide County on the occasion of their golden wedding anniversary. A car is parked behind them, and other people stand near the stairs of the building.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPeople
Portraits
Transportation
Subject (LCTGM)Spouses
Anniversaries
Portrait photographs
Celebrations
Personal NameSims, Ole
Sims, Lena
LocationDivide County (N.D.)
Decade1940-1949
Item Number00032-DV-04-03
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryOle and Lena Sims were married in Helena, Mont. in 1897. Ole Sims worked in the silver mines in Helena. When the Sims family moved to North Dakota, they had 5 children: Ida, Edward, Oscar, Arthur, and Olga. A daughter, Florence, was born and passed away in N.D. at the age of 9 months. Arthur would die from a scarlet fever outbreak in 1914. The Sims homesteaded in Blooming Prairie Township, near Ambrose, N.D. Ole Sims died in 1947, and Lena Sims died in 1951.
Bibliographic ReferenceStories and history of Divide County. Marceline, Mo.: Walsworth, 1964. p. 57-58.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionOral History Project Photograph Collection 00032
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00032-DV-04-03)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh00032DV0403
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