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Our Own Friendly Anne Carlsen Goes To the White House with a Smile
Our Own Friendly Anne Carlsen Goes To the White House with a Smile
TitleOur Own Friendly Anne Carlsen Goes To the White House with a Smile
Date of Original1958
DescriptionA framed announcement sponsored by the Lutheran Hospitals and Homes society congratulating Anne Carlsen on her receiving the Handicapped American of 1958 award. A photograph of Carlsen outside the Crippled Children's School in Jamestown, and a photograph of Carlsen receiving the award from Vice President Richard Nixon complete the announcement.
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General SubjectAwards and ceremonies
People
Social welfare
Women
Politics & Government
Subject (LCTGM)People with disabilities
Awards
Announcements
Vice presidents
Teachers
Personal NameCarlsen, Anne, 1915-
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994
Organization NameAnne Carlsen School for the Physically Handicapped
Lutheran Hospitals and Homes Society (Fargo, N.D.)
Decade1950-1959
Item Number11078
Format of OriginalDocuments
Biography/HistoryAnne Carlsen was born in Grantsburg, Wisconsin without forearms or lower legs. Nevertheless, she had an active childhood, and went to college at the University of Minnesota, intending to become a teacher. In 1938, she moved to Fargo for a job at the Good Samaritan School for Crippled Children. Carlsen moved with the school when it relocated to Jamestown. She was named the school's administrator in 1950, and the school was renamed the Anne Carlsen Center in her honor in 1980. She received the Theodore Roosevelt Roughrider Award in 1966.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionDemocratic NPL Party Records Mss 11078
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (11078)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Languageeng
Digital IDsh11078
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