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Anna Furnberg (right) with unidentified woman
Anna Furnberg (right) with unidentified woman
TitleAnna Furnberg (right) with unidentified woman
Date of Original189-?
DescriptionStudio portrait of two women standing.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectWomen
Subject (LCTGM)Portrait photographs
Subject (LCSH)Norwegian American women
Subject (Local)Women homesteaders
Personal NameJensen, Anne Furnberg, 1832-1912
LocationCass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2008.116.58; 2008.23.3
Negative Number35mm 466.19-24 copy neg.
Format of OriginalSlides
Copy photographic prints
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Transcription"Anne Furnberg" - Handwritten on slide mount."Anne Furnberg was a widow with a cliam near Fargo. She crossed the Sheyenne River by crawling on a log. Courtesy Marvyl Nielson" - Caption with image in Land in Her Own Name, p. 16, with additional biographical information on her in text.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Copied from original gelatin silver print.
Copies of research papers in Lindgren's research papers (292.1.72), including copies of letters written by Christian Scotberget to future wife Anne Furuberget and his sisters, 1861-1865; and Lars Jensen to his wife, 1882.
Biography/HistoryAnne Furnberg (Furuberget) and husband Christian Paulsen Scotsberg (Scotsberget) were born and raised in Grue, Solør, Norway. They came to America in 1868 and married in Dakota County, Minn., and settled at Northfield, Minn. where they had a son Christian. In 1869 Mr. Scotsberg died. Anne resumed her maiden name and came to Dakota Territory in 1871 and settled on farm land where West Fargo is now located. In 1874 she homesteaded in Barnes Township, Cass County, N.D. Circa 1876 she married Lars Peter Jenson who died in 1909. Anne died in 1912.
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 (2008.116.58)
Digital IDrs010063
Original SourceSlide
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