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Aagot and Laura Bergsgaard, sisters
Aagot and Laura Bergsgaard, sisters
TitleAagot and Laura Bergsgaard, sisters
Date of Original190-?
DescriptionStudio portrait of sisters seated, both wearing white dresses. Aagot is on left. Likely taken in Benson County, N.D.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectPeople
Subject (LCTGM)Families
Portrait photographs
Subject (Local)Women homesteaders
Personal NameBergsgaard, Aagot, 1879-1947
LocationBenson County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2008.116.13; 2008.6.1;
Negative Number35mm-246.42-44 copy neg.
Format of OriginalSlides
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Transcription"Aagdt Bergsgaard and sister Laura" - Handwritten on slide mount.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Copied from original photographic print.
Copy photographic print (5x7) also available in collection.
Biography/HistoryAagot 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 InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionH. Elaine Lindgren Photograph Collection 2008
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2008.116.13)
Digital IDrs010018
Original SourceSlide
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