|Title||Aagot Bergsgaard with niece Natalie Nelson in Aagot's homestead shack. |
|Date of Original||1908 |
|Description||Aagot Bergsgaard seated inside house appearing to be reading book, with young girl standing beside her. Bed in corner with photographs, mirror and Norwegian flag on wall. |
|Ordering Information||Consult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services |
|General Subject||Pioneer Era|
|Subject (LCSH)||Norwegian American women|
|Subject (Local)||Women homesteaders|
|Personal Name||Bergsgaard, Aagot, 1879-1947|
Benson County (N.D.)
|Item Number||2008.116.12 |
|Format of Original||Slides|
|Dimensions of Original||5 x 5 cm. |
|Transcription||"Aagdt Bergsgaard seated, homestead shack inside, neice Natalie Nelson, 1908" - Handwritten on slide mount.|
"Aagdt Bergsgaard (seated) inside her homestead shack. Courtesy Mrs. Herman Engh" - Caption with photograph published in Land in Her Own Name, p. 99.
|Notes||Title supplied by staff.|
Copied form original photographic print.
Questionnaire, completed by niece Nora Engh, in Lindgren papers (Mss292.1.18).
|Biography/History||Aagot Bergsgaard was born in Odnes, Norway in 1879 and came with her parents to Spring Grove, Minnesota in 1885. The family moved to the Viking, N.D. community in 1889. Aagot homestead south of Maddock, N.D. in 1910. Later she moved to Williston, N.D. where she died in 1947. She never married. |
|Repository Institution||North Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies|
|Repository Collection||H. Elaine Lindgren Photograph Collection 2008|
|Collection Finding Aid||Consult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/1059 |
|Credit Line||Institute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2008.116.12) |
|Digital ID||rs010017 |
|Original Source||Slide |