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Simon Johnson Ouren portrait
Simon Johnson Ouren portrait
TitleSimon Johnson Ouren portrait
Date of Original192?
CreatorBenson, George O., 1879-1962
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionFormal studio portrait of Simon Ouren in cowboy hat and overcoat.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectPeople
Subject (LCTGM)Portrait photographs
Cowboy hats
Coats
Mustaches
Men
Subject (LCSH)Norwegian Americans
Personal NameOuren, Simon J., 1850-1937
LocationCooperstown (N.D.)
Griggs County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1920-1929
Item NumberMss 296.75.65
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original18 x 13 cm.
Transcription"Simon Ouren, by Benson, Cooperstown. Courtesy of Alan Frigaard" - Handwritten on back of print.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Biography/HistorySimon Johnson was born in Totten, Norway on September 10, 1850. He came to America in 1871. He married Sophia Brurack in Fillmore County, Minn. Together they had three children. Simon Ouren homesteaded in Sections 5 and 8 of Sverdrup Township, Griggs County in 1881. Sophia died in 1891, and Simon married a widow with three children named Bertha Johnson. Simon died on his homestead on September 30, 1937.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionMyrtle Porterville Photograph Collection Mss 296
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/1131
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (Mss 296.75.65)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs002730
Original SourcePhotograph
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