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Dr. Nils Tronnes and others in Norway
Dr. Nils Tronnes and others in Norway
TitleDr. Nils Tronnes and others in Norway
Date of Original189-
DescriptionA large group of people, mostly men with four women, pose outside for a studio portrait on the steps of the entrance to a building. The men are dressed in suits, bowties, suitcoats, and one has a top hat on. The women are in dreses with jackets, and three are wearing hats.
General SubjectHealth & Medicine
Subject (LCTGM)People
Group portraits
Suits (Clothing)
Top hats
Personal NameTronnes, Nils, 1876-1958
Organization NameSt. Luke's Hospital (Fargo, N.D.)
Item NumberS4975.5135.12.3
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original16 x 21 cm.
Transcription"Dr. Tronnes" and "Dr. Nils Tronnes Second from the left last row, taken in Norway Late 1800s" -- Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryDr. Nils Tronnes came to Fargo in 1904 from Norway, and with Dr. Olaf Sand he started a small hospital called St. Olaf's. Together, with several other doctors and community members they organized St. Luke's Hospital and the Fargo Clinic. Dr. Tronnes detailed journal revealed that he and Dr. Sand (co-founding physician) performed about 12,000 surgical operations during their 47 years of practice in Fargo. He was elected to the American College of Surgeons in 1920.
Repository InstitutionCass County Historical Society
Repository CollectionCass County Historical Society Photography Collection 2070 (Institute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo)
Credit LineCass County Historical Society, Bonanzaville, West Fargo (S4975, 5135, Box 12, Folder 3)
Ordering Information,
(701) 282-2822
Cass County Historical Society
1351 West Main Ave.
West Fargo, ND 58078
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdm114
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